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Stories with person: Francis Slay
  • Illinois makes big offer in its bid for new spy agency home 
    Updated: Nov-16-15 7:01 pm

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Illinois - Southwestern Illinois is trying to one-up Missouri by offering more than double the amount of free land it will make available as the states compete for a federal spy agency's new regional headquarters.

  • Nixon: New spy agency home can fix "profound mistake" 
    Updated: Oct-29-15 5:57 pm

    ST. LOUIS - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is calling on the federal government to make amends for what he called one of the "profound mistakes of urban development policy" by selecting a north St. Louis site where a failed public housing project once stood as the new home for a spy agency's regional headquarters.