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• Stltoday.com, a commercial website covering local happenings in St. Louis, recently asked visitors to respond to a local question of the day: "What was the main reason Bridge Information Systems failed?" Respondents could click on one of five reasons.

By the end of the day, 78 percent had chosen bad management; 12 percent indicated a bad business plan; bad financing plans got 4 percent; 2 percent said it was bad timing; and 1 percent said it was bad luck. Stltoday.com pointed out that the