Vacant Properties http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis County Kicks Off Effort Get Rid Of Vacant Properties http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-county-kicks-effort-get-rid-vacant-properties <p></p><p>St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley got behind the controls of a backhoe and started chipping away at the bombed-out looking Glasgow Village Shopping Center.</p><p>Susan Groves grew up around here and said it’s a little sad to see a part of her childhood torn down.</p><p>“But I think this is a good thing, too,” Groves said.&nbsp; “This is a place for kids to come and tear things up and do things they shouldn’t be doing here.”</p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 22:41:54 +0000 Tim Lloyd 9638 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis County Kicks Off Effort Get Rid Of Vacant Properties