Blunt sued by former staff attorney

Wednesday, January 9, 2008 | 6:11 p.m. CST; updated 2:01 a.m. CDT, Wednesday, July 16, 2008

JEFFERSON CITY — Gov. Matt Blunt was sued Wednesday by a former staff attorney who claims he was fired and defamed in retaliation for pointing out that Blunt's administration was destroying e-mails in violation of Missouri's open-records law.