Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Burned Up over Burnout Reaction

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Burned Up over Burnout Reaction

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IN A SNIT: "Just because some people were doing burnouts (squealing tires) on the parking lot after a concert, Union Station officials will no longer allow us to park our motorcyles on the same parking lot," said Jane Windle, a communications supe with the Frontenac Police Department. "Yet, they allow their employees to park theirs in that place."

Shot back Kevin Farrell, exec with St. Louis Union Station: "We have instituted a policy that requires motorcycles to park in our east parking lot during mainstage concert events. We did so because of our responsibility and commitment to continue to provide a safe and comfortable environment for our guests."

"They're discriminating," accused Windle. "They're categorizing all Harley-Davidson people as being bad. We're not bad. We're working-class citizens and entitled to the same rights as drivers of motor vehicles."

DRESS CODE: "At all times, bras and underwear are required under all clothing." That's part of the dress code just issued by Thomas J. Bozzo, deputy St. Louis comptroller. ("How will they check it?," asked a staffer in the comptroller's office).

A memo, dated July 26, issued by Bozzo on "Dress Down Day" continues, "Bermuda shorts may be worn, but must come to the knees; skorts are permissible, but not mini-skirts; no torn jeans are allowed; no sheer clothing will be tolerated at any time; no halter dresses or halter tops allowed."

Bozzo concludes, "A well-groomed presentation is essential in representing the Comptroller's office, one of the most important offices in city government and the base of the second highest-elected official of the City of St. Louis."

GUEST BOOK: The hype goes on over the new ABC and Fox Television network affiliates. Over at Channel 2, which will become FOX at 5 a.m. Monday, news anchor Dick Ford has begun a series of reports on the change. …

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