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 - Lack Clues In Killing Of Gangsters Kansas City...
Lack Clues In Killing Of Gangsters Kansas City (AP) — The under world was ominously silent in Missouri Missouri Friday as the investigation into the slaying of Kansas City's northside political boss, Charles Binaggio and his strongarm man turned on gambling and racket dealings. Police worked around the clock to try to get a line on Binaggio's out-ot-town connections, particularly particularly those in St. Louis and Denver, as there were hints that the un derworld intended to avenge the double murder in its own way. The St. Louis Star-Times said t had learrned Binaggio had prac- :ically received his death sentence m a room in a hotel there. last January. Binaggio, the newspaper said, had failed to appease the demands of underworld bosses, who had poured between $100^000 and $200,000 $200,000 into the 1948 Missouri Democratic Democratic campaign on the assurance Binaggio would see that St. Louis became a "wide-open town." After police screened the politician's politician's closest friends they began a roundup of gangland'! fringe. There was that ominous silence which led the Kansas City Star to say:

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  1. The Hutchinson News,
  2. 08 Apr 1950, Sat,
  3. Page 13

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