The Tim McKernan Show

Ep. 91 – Vince Schoemehl

The former 3-term Mayor of St. Louis City joined Tim in June 2018 to discuss challenges facing our region, his political career, and the NFL’s exit from STL.   Becoming the Mayor at 34 years old & his 1981 campaign slogan Challenges presented by having the region spread over MO and IL The most practical way that St. Louis City and County could unite Reality of the St. Louis region’s problem with population growth Why revitalizing the region can’t be solely focused on Downtown Tale of the tape on St. Louis compared to Boston & San Francisco What can the region do to retain more of our young professionals What led Vince to depart from office and his post-Mayoral career Dealing with Bidwell and moment he knew the team would leave Efforts made to attract another NFL team during his administration Gene McNary’s stadium plan & surprise call from an NBA owner   Please support our sponsors: The Home Loan Expert, Ryan Kelley James Carlton Agency (State Farm) Johnny Londoff Chevrolet Design Aire Heating & Cooling   Follow us on Social Media: @TimMcKernanShow or Thanks to Story of the Year for our theme.  Please rate, review, and subscribe so more people discover the pod.  Feedback is welcome:

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