Press: St. Louis Blues

The Globe-Democrat bows out

There was barely a murmur of forebod— among the 200 employees of the Louis Globe-Democrat when they were summoned to the paper's seedy fifth-floor conference room. One reporter had signed a $70,000 mortgage note on his way to work; some colleagues speculated mat the meeting would concern a charity drive Seemingly, no one was prepared tor the announcement from Publisher O. Duncan Bauman: "The Globe-Democrat will print its final edition Dec 31 ending 131 years of daily publication "

The loss of the Globe-Democrat will leave metropolitan St. Louis (pop....

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