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Mark Schlinkmann's most memorable stories of 2020: The Loop Trolley, the airport, and one last rally

Mark Schlinkmann's most memorable stories of 2020: The Loop Trolley, the airport, and one last rally
Here are five of Mark Schlinkmann's favorite — and most memorable — stories of 2020.

i (strong) updates to this series since 2 hrs ago Another Loop Trolley dead end The Loop Trolley failed to get a bailout from Bi-State/Metro.Lambert plan discarded — again Privatization supporters in September dropped their push to revive the idea.Protests drive mayor from her home Protesters forced Mayor Lyda Krewson and her husband moved to an apartment for at least two months.A move to regionalize Lambert falls short Discussions and reports on placing the area's major airport under regional control came to an end in February.

Biden speaks at one of last 'normal' pre-pandemic events here Within weeks of the rally here, the area was in lockdown/social distancing mode.A few months later, the pandemic stalled another funding plan.

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