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St. Louis Board of Aldermen / Scrap Metal
3:52 pm
Fri October 28, 2011

Scrap metal legislation passed by aldermen, some want to shift to brick theft

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The St. Louis Board of Aldermen has sent Mayor Francis Slay legislation that would tighten restrictions on the way junkyards handle scrap metal.

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Scrap metal bill
4:03 pm
Tue October 18, 2011

Scrap metal bill finally clears first legislative hurdle

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A bill designed to crack down on the theft of scrap metal in St. Louis city finally cleared its first legislative hurdle on Tuesday.

The legislation's been languishing in the city's Public Safety committee since June as Ald. Donna Baringer and scrap metal companies in the city worked out a dispute over payment methods.

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Scrap metal
4:33 pm
Wed June 22, 2011

Dispute over method of payment delays first vote on scrap metal

The First Unitarian Church in the Central West End has been hit by copper thieves five times in three months. Aldermen on Wednesday delayed voting on new restrictions on scrap dealers in the city.
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Scrap yard owners, the police, and St. Louis city aldermen have a week to hammer out a deal on legislation the city's police department says will cut down on the rising number of metal thefts in the area.

The legislation would put several new restrictions on the owners of scrap yards, including:

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