Mark Schlinkmann is a reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Suit contends that the city is targeting the Reign Restaurant because an owner, Dana Kelly, is running for mayor next year against incumbent Lyda Krewson. An attorney for the city denies that.
The personnel chief said giving workers a paid day to help staff polling places would violate the city charter; Reed disagrees.
One council member, Republican Joe Brazil, objected, complaining that the social media platform had censored President Donald Trump's comments.
Conservatives in four other states have mounted court challenges against similar grants from an organization largely funded by Mark Zuckerberg.
Lawsuits filed by conservatives in three other states have challenged similar grants from a nonprofit that's largely funded by Mark Zuckerberg.
The project would offer various services to formerly homeless people who move there. Much of the land is vacant now.
The district is in an ongoing battle with critics who question its effectiveness dealing with crime and other issues.
In Illinois, residents can register in person to vote as late as Election Day Nov. 3 although Tuesday is the deadline to do so by mail.
Bill passed in July called on corrections commissioner to prepare a plan to shut down the facility Dec. 31.
About 20 prisoners would have to sleep on the floor at the main jail if all workhouse inmates are moved there, according to a corrections report.