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.
Susan Groves grew up around here and said it’s a little sad to see a part of her childhood torn down.
“But I think this is a good thing, too,” Groves said. “This is a place for kids to come and tear things up and do things they shouldn’t be doing here.”
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