St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Articles from January 22, 1995

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12,750 See Ambush Beat Kc, Improve to 9-0 at Kiel
Rebounding from a slow first half, the Ambush defeated the Kansas City Attack 23-12 Saturday night in front of a season-high 12,750 fans at Kiel Center.The Ambush maintained a 1 1/2-game lead over the Attack in the National Division of the National Professional...
12,750 See Ambush Start Slow, Beat Kansas City 23-12
Rebounding from a slow first half, the Ambush defeated the Kansas City Attack 23-12 Saturday night in front of a season-high 12,750 fans at Kiel Center.The Ambush maintained a 1 1/2-game lead over the Attack in the National Division of the National Professional...
3 States in South Surge for Retirees California, Florida Are Still Tops but Slipping
The sun havens of Florida and California are still the most popular states for Americans who have retired, but both lost ground in the lucrative retiree market during the 1980s, a new study shows.Meanwhile, North Carolina's star continues to rise, to...
After a Suicide, Truth Emerges on the Real Gunman
ON A DECEMBER NIGHT in 1993, a Hazelwood police officer saw a car cruising with its lights off in an apartment complex parking lot.The officert watched the car circle the parking lot and return to the street. It pulled on to Hanley Road without using...
Allen Ignores Mu Pals, Commits to Kansas
Shortly after a recruiting visit to the University of Missouri, Hazelwood East football standout Michael Allen received two phone calls.They were from two of his best best friends, Randy Potter and Turelle Williams of Mehlville High."They wanted me to...
Americans Dance Modern in Russia St. Louis Troupe Shows off Slithers in a Place Known for Classical Ballet
WHEN the Gash/Voigt Dance Theatre of St. Louis toured Russia recently, it introduced more than 3,000 Russians to American modern dance theater.For Russians, dance is synonymous with the pirouettes and jetes of classical ballet. Russian audiences expect...
Amy Grant Makes You Feel Good Singing about All Kinds of Love
Amy Grant added just a couple of extra lines Friday night to the end of "Saved By Love," an underappreciated tune from her 1988 album "Lead Me On:"I know that I've been saved by love.It sounds so simple.But it's good news for me.Because many of the 10,000-plus...
A Sampling of Sights and Hotels in the Highlands and the Islands
WHAT TO SEE:Glen Coe, a strath (broad valley), south of Fort William off A82, is enclosed by towering hills and, to my mind, is the single most beautiful drive in Scotland, a must-see.It is the site of one of those bloody scenes that stain so much of...
Barros' 41 Points Lift 76ers over Lakers in Ot
Dana Barros scored a career-high 41 points Saturday night as the Philadelphia 76ers won for only the second time in 12 games with a 117-113 overtime victory over the Los Angeles Lakers.A layup by the Lakers' Nick Van Exel with 9.4 seconds in regulation...
Before Rams, St. Louis Never Paid Sports Bill
St. Louis was the most controversial city in the United States last week. The missiles were soaring on the news wires, aimed at that new domed stadium where the Rams will play football.I haven't seen the national news media so agitated since our beloved...
Blues a Colorful Hit in Opener
After the morning skate, someone wished Mike Keenan luck on his first game as Blues coach and general manager. "It'll be fun," Keenan said.It was that. And colorful, too.The Blues, wearing their garish red, blue and gold road uniforms for the first...
Blues Shoot for 2-0 on Coast
The road to the Stanley Cup apparently is not a straight line.And the Blues did win their opener by three goals, didn't they?Yes, but that was Friday in San Jose. This was Saturday in Vancouver.With coach-general manager Mike Keenan doing some long-distance...
Briefs
WASHINGTON STATE Sailor Killed In Accident On Navy Ship</P><P>Air pressure popped a 100-pound steel cap off the machinery that helps jets land on the Nimitz, killing one sailor and injuring two others.</P><P>The sailors were...
Bucks' Robinson Shows He's Not a Big Dog Yet
It was almost like being home for Glenn "Big Dog" Robinson, the No. 1 selection in the 1994 NBA draft, as the Gary, Ind., native played his first professional game Wednesday in Chicago."If I wasn't playing in the NBA," offered Robinson, who came into...
Canada's Art of Gambling Casino Paying Gallery for Its Temporary Site
Suppose the state wanted to use the Art Museum for a casino. Only temporarily, say for three years until a permanent casino could be built. The Art Museum would be paid a lot of money to relocate for awhile to Richmond Heights or Kirkwood.An improbable...
Cards GM Expects Player Crossings
The Cardinals have compiled a list of more than 30 players who have said they would serve as replacements this spring. But general manager Walt Jocketty thinks these minor-leaguers will be joined by some major-leaguers.Asked if he thought some roster...
Chechens Hold Fast to Grozny amid Shelling
Defying Moscow's overwhelming military advantage, Chechen rebels clung stubbornly to positions inside the capital Saturday as Russian forces continued shelling downtown Grozny early Sunday.The leader of the Chechen rebellion, Dzhokhar Dudayev, conferred...
City Basks in Glow of Good Fortune
If Orange County, Calif., has been the unluckiest piece of land in the United States lately, St. Louis should be in the running for one of the most fortunate.The all-but-completed pass of the Rams to St. Louis is just the latest in a string of events...
Clinton: Party Must `Go Forward' Involve Average Folks in Politics, He Says
President Bill Clinton urged his fellow Democrats on Saturday "to bear down and go forward." He pledged to fight any efforts by the Republican Congress to tilt tax cuts in favor of the rich or reform welfare in ways that punish the poor.Amid shouts of...
Clinton's Talk to Keep Tradition George Washington Was First to Give State of the Union Address
Ever since George Washington, presidents have been giving annual reports to Congress on how the country is doing and what new laws should be passed. This is called the State of the Union message.President Bill Clinton will deliver this year's report...
Confederate Flag Apparently Triggered Killing in Tennessee
The Confederate battle flag was flying from a stand in Michael David Westerman's truck bed the day he was shot to death. But the tinted windows of his pickup hid something from his alleged attackers: Westerman was a friend, a 19-year-old graduate of...
Couple Leaves U.S. for New Zealand `Complete Disarray' of U.S. Prompted Move
"Love it or leave it," the bumper stickers used to say.Susan Rogers and her husband, John Roosen, have decided that, while they continue to love it, they have no choice but to leave it.Both were career officers in the U.S. Coast Guard. After leaving...
Cowboys Would Be Super with Jimmy Johnson
Why do I have this feeling that if Jimmy Johnson were coach when the Dallas Cowboys were 10 down with 62 seconds to half, they wouldn't have started throwing passes at the moon?For openers, they wouldn't have been 10 down. But if they had, they would...
`Don't Ever Forget' Holocaust Survivor Unites Her Passion, Job; `Remembering Is Not Enough,' Epstein Says
In her talks on the Holocaust, Hedy Epstein often reads from her mother's last letter."We must carry our lot with dignity and with courage . . . Don't ever forget your parents. Don't ever forget any of us."Epstein never forgot, but it wasn't easy accepting...
Down Two Sets, Sampras Fights Back
Lethargic, distracted and looking as if he were on the way out of the Australian Open, Pete Sampras mounted one of the finest comebacks of his career Sunday, leading an American men's charge into the quarterfinals.As his coach watched the match from...
Eagle Found in Courtois Was Poisoned
Wildlife biologists searching for the mystery killer of 25 bald eagles at an Arkansas lake have another carcass to examine - this one from a Missouri river.An agent from the Missouri Conservation Department recovered the dying eagle 10 days ago from...
Eagles Give Tourists a Majestic View Bird Lovers Thrill to Swoops and Dips `Right Here in Our Own Back Yard'
Visiting celebrities of national prominence are making their winter home in the area between Alton and Pere Marquette State Park. And they're putting on quite a show.The celebrities are hundreds of American bald eagles - the majestic national bird. As...
Faldo Is Back on Pga Tour, Aiming to Reclaim No. 1
A broad smile creased Nick Faldo's face as he heard the question. He was clearly amused. Asked how his departure from the PGA European Tour - and his decision to play full time in America on the PGA Tour - was greeted by his European peers, Faldo began...
Family, Police Stay on Trail of Mystery Murder Hog Farmer's Grisly Death Still Unsolved a Year Later
Almost one year ago, the torso of a Lincoln County hog farmer was found in a creek in adjoining Montgomery County, about 60 miles northwest of St. Louis.Earl Lindemann, 55, had been shot four times. His head was missing. So were his arms, cut off between...
Feeling Downright Deprived Figuring out Why Smaller Kansas City Gets All the Art Films
A VISIT to Kansas City over the Christmas holidays brought an irritating surprise: At least four movies that had not yet opened in St. Louis (and that movie buffs had been calling the paper regularly to inquire about) were already playing in the much...
Floods' Lesson Manual Adrift Report on Cutting Losses Goes Nowhere
Even before the floodwater receded in 1993, a presidential task force was at work in the Midwest. Yet seven months after the panel completed its report, detailing how to reduce future disaster costs for taxpayers and move flood vicitms out of harm's...
Flower Power: Gardens Are Blooming at Midwinter Show
DEDE NOONAN AND Chris Walsh want to lead you down a garden path next weekend at the St. Louis Flower Show.Along that path, you'll find beautifully landscaped gardens in a variety of themes, including a children's garden with vegetable plants and herbs...
For Chechen Woman, Almost All Is Gone
Yaha Dukayeva and her family trudged through the snow Friday with household possessions from her sister's apartment, where a new black-edged hole yawned through the building."Until today I lived here," said Dukayeva, a short and squat woman of 52 years....
Former Chiefs Quarterback Now on State Senate Turf
As Kansas Chief Chiefs quarterback, Bill Kenney was accustomed to hitting the field with his team at the sound of a whistle.So he figured his new team - the Missouri Senate - would show the same hustle as the chamber's opening day bell reverberated in...
`Forrest Gump' a Hit at Golden Globes
"Forrest Gump," the saga of a simple country boy who does amazing things, collected top honors at the Golden Globe Awards on Saturday night, scoring in the dramatic film category for actor Tom Hanks, director Robert Zemeckis and as best dramatic picture.The...
George Wallace Is Charmingly Surly
Comic George Wallace always looks as if he had a hot date and discovered that someone had just stolen his car. Not mean-mad exactly; more like his luck had turned sour, and some fool was going to pay.Which is kind of what happened in his first performance...
Gephardt Charts Own Course, While Denying Rift
House Minority Leader Richard A. Gephardt, laying out his plans for new initiatives in the coming weeks, ticked off an ambitious agenda: campaign finance reform, details to flesh out his "flatter tax," a new pay-for-productivity scheme to restore the...
Gephardt Charts Own Course, While Denying Rift
House Minority Leader Richard A. Gephardt, laying out his plans for new initiatives in the coming weeks, ticked off an ambitious agenda: campaign finance reform, details to flesh out his "flatter tax," a new pay-for-productivity scheme to restore the...
Global Strategy: Ford Maps Plan to Overcome GM as No. 1 Vehicle Maker
Ford Motor Co. wants to conquer the automotive world, overtake General Motors as the biggest automaker, and sell its cars and trucks in every market in every country.Ford Chairman Alex Trotman puts strategy simply: "We will offer more product for more...
Gophers Devour Soft-Centered Illini with Clark in Foul Trouble, No. 20 Illinois Falls 77-66 at Minnesota
It finally happened here Saturday afternoon, to center Shelly Clark and to the Fighting Illini. It's what Illinois coach Lou Henson feared back in October.Clark picked up a couple of silly fouls early against Minnesota, then a couple more, and Illinois...
Gop Sampling a Taste of Its Own Medicine
Republicans sent their first bill sailing through Congress to President Bill Clinton's desk last week, but Democrats and some within the majority's own party signaled choppy waters ahead for the rest of the GOP's legislative agenda.In the House, an otherwise...
Gop Sampling a Taste of Its Own Medicine Divisions, Book Deal Stall Contract with America
Republicans sent their first bill sailing through Congress to President Bill Clinton's desk last week, but Democrats and some within the majority's own party signaled choppy waters ahead for the rest of the GOP's legislative agenda.In the House, an otherwise...
Gorin's Gentle Giant: Miss Ella
Eighty-one Missouri winters have passed now since six strong pallbearers carried the cypress casket of Miss Ella Kate Ewing from the Harmony Grove Baptist Church and lowered it into the church cemetery, alongside the grave of her beloved mother.News...
Grand Father for Almost Half a Century, Father Paul Reinert Has Been Teaching the Joy of Giving
N 1950, midtown St. Louis looked like a DMZ. Practically the only intact cluster of buildings was St. Louis University's, shimmering on the horizon like a conjurer's trick.The conjurer - Father Paul Reinert, S.J. - is 84 years old now. In his 50th year...
Grimm Snakes through Life with Abandon Mu Forward Putz Experience to Good Use
Maybe the snakes were the first sign of nonconformity, a fascination that slinked into Derek Grimm's life by way of a series of books at a library in his hometown of Morton, Ill."I have kind of a thing for snakes, too," said his mother, Sara, "but it's...
Heavy on Light, Light on Everything Else New San Francisco Art Museum Is a Jewel
IF it is true that God is found in the details of buildings, San Francisco's new Museum of Modern Art is truly blessed.Called - or I should say, named SFMOMA, because that acronym is impossible to pronounce - the new museum opened last week.It was designed...
Herzog Fears Rams May Be a Hot Ticket
Whitey Herzog, out of baseball but never very far out of it, worries about what effect the Rams will have on the baseball Cardinals' ticket sales."They're going to lose a bunch when the Rams come in," Herzog said. "Right now, they're flying high."He...
Hollywood Focuses on Itself PBS Series Delves into Method, Magic of Making Movies
PBS' 10-part series, "American Cinema," kicking off Monday, focuses on the three M's of the movies: the method, the meaning and the magic.Produced by the New York Center for Visual Art, KCET-TV (the PBS station in Los Angeles) and the BBC, "American...
Hud Offers a Fresh Start
With a $46.7 million grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, St. Louis is in a unique position to rebuild the entire neighborhood encompassing the Darst-Webbe housing complex.This federal grant was accompanied by a second bit of good...
Hull, Creighton, Joseph Star on Opening Night
Brett Hull and Curtis Joseph, two Blues on separate missions, converted the National Hockey League season opener here Friday night into a victorious start for new coach Mike Keenan.Hull had two goals and two assists, and Joseph plugged the Blues' goal...
Hull vs. Keenan Battle That Wasn't, Both Are Winners
The Blues vs. the National Hockey League in the search for the Stanley Cup.That's the major plotline in a 1994-95 season that has been slashed to just a 1995 season.For many Blues watchers, in and out of the organization, one subplot is even more compelling:.Mike...
In Liberian Zoo, War Refugees Have Replaced Wild Animals
Josiah Kuoh has a stiff left arm, its muscles mangled and paralyzed when the hippo he used to feed clamped its jaws around the limb.The hippo is long gone, a casualty of Liberia's civil war. Kuoh, however, remains at Monrovia's zoo, wandering among the...
Interferon Might Help Chronic Hepatitis B
Dear Dr. Donohue: I have been diagnosed with chronic hepatitis B infection and am getting interferon injections for it. I have been told that the cure rate with this is 40 percent. Is that true? What are the side effects?"Interferon" might be an unfamiliar...
In the Hunt Women Taking Aim at New Targets: Shooting Sports
Kathy Etling of St. Louis got started in hunting on her own 30 years ago, around her parents' home at House Springs.She since has hunted big and small game many places and has raised a daughter who is as much a fan of the hunting sports as Kathy and...
James Coburn: Home in West He Plays a Gunfighter in Tnt Cable's `the Avenging Angel'
JAMES COBURN is back in the West, right where he belongs.After all, his tall frame, air of keen self-confidence and deep, persuasive voice make him the ideal gunslinger, on either side of the law. He started his film career in a Western, "Ride Lonesome,"...
Jurors to Enter Simpson Scenario on Eve of Trial, Case Takes Center Stage
In the beginning, it was unspeakably brutal but relatively simple.A man in his mid-20s wearing white canvas boots and a plaid shirt, a beeper clipped to the back of his blue pants, is found dead in front of a Mediterranean-style town house in the tony...
Ku Answers Wake-Up Call, Trips Buffs
Kansas coach Roy Williams got his starters' attention by benching them.When they came back into the game, Sean Pearson spearheaded a 13-point run that broke open the game and helped the seventh-ranked Jayhawks defeat Colorado 91-77 Saturday on the road.Colorado...
Lash Helps Umsl Win Fourth in Row
Mark Lash scored 10 of his game-high 16 points in an 18-4 run that broke the game open to lead the University of Missouri-St. Louis to an 84-68 road victory over Pittsburg (Kan.) State on Saturday night.UMSL led 9-8 before taking command with that spree....
Lee's Lively; Dunaway's Comatose
MICHELE LEE sings, struts her stuff in spandex and loves every minute of it in "Big Dreams & Broken Hearts: The Dottie West Story" (8 p.m. Sunday on Channel 4), a biography of the late country singer that's every bit as melodramatic as West's real life.West,...
Legislators Try to Save Counties' Special Laws Court Ruling May Imperil Municipal Business as Usual
Shut down MetroLink. Forget building a St. Charles County Convention Center.That - and much more - could result from a court decision last May that jeopardized hundreds of special laws applying only to one county or a few counties.In the ruling, the...
Let's Turn Welfare over to States
A funny thing happened on the way to welfare reform. The moderate Senate is turning more radical than the radical House.tlIn their Contract With America, House Republicans promised a radical rewriting of the welfare rules. Having created the mess, Washington...
Longing for Those Days of Yore
BIG CHANGES are occurring in Washington, D.C. (motto: "Don't Laugh: You're Paying For It"). The Democrats, who had been in charge of Congress for thousands of years, have been thrown out into the street; you see hordes of them wandering aimlessly through...
Look to the Garden for the Hottest Antiques and Collectibles
NOTHING SEEMS too trivial or commonplace to escape the serious collector. Even gardeners have learned there are many antiques related to their field of interest.A few pioneer collectors are now buying old sprinklers, hose holders, lawn mowers and watering...
Luck out Cursed Diamond Moved under Watchful Guard
Smithsonian curators don't believe in the curse of the Hope Diamond. Even so, security was tight for a secret, pre-dawn shift of the world's largest blue diamond to a new display area early this month .For a few brief, shining moments, the National...
Magnets' Supply, Demand Unequal City Whites and Blacks Face Shortage of Slots
MAGNET SCHOOLS were created two decades ago in part to improve educational opportunities for black students in St. Louis. Yet for every two black students in the schools, another can't get in.Even Mayor Freeman Bosley Jr. can't get his daughter into...
Magnets" Supply, Demand Unequal City Whites and Blacks Face Shortage of Slots
EVEN MAYOR FREEMAN Bosley Jr. couldn't get his daughter into a St. Louis magnet school.Last year Sydney Bosley, then 3, didn't make the lottery for either Kennard Junior Classical Academy, Wilkinson Early Childhood Center or South Grand Early Childhood...
Majestic Migration Eagles Spending Winter along the Mississippi River Delight Tourists
Visiting celebrities of national prominence are making their winter home in the area between Alton and Pere Marquette State Park. And they're putting on quite a show.The celebrities are hundreds of American bald eagles - the majestic national bird....
Mandela and Tutu: Fighting the Good Fight
LONG WALK TO FREEDOM By Nelson Mandela 567 pages, Little Brown, $24.95 THE RAINBOW PEOPLE OF GOD The Making of a Peaceful Revolution By Desmond Tutu 304 pages, Doubleday, $22.95</P><P>AS NOBEL Peace Prize winners and as human...
Mark Morris Displays Distinction in Expression
Mark Morris, modern dance's American-born international prankster with an almost classical soul, finally made it to St. Louis.Morris - with his sensitive face, spiraling black curls and beefy frame - burst from memorable photos into intriguing flesh...
Martin Scores 23 as Purdue Rips Ohio St
East St. Louis Lincoln High graduate Cuonzo Martin scored 23 points and Matt Waddell added 14 Saturday, leading Purdue past visiting Ohio State 92-66.Justin Jennings scored 13 points and Herb Dove 12 had points for the Boilermakers (12-5 overall, 3-2...
May Sarton Unveils Radical New Style
COMING INTO EIGHTY Poems by may Sarton 71 pages, Norton, $15.95</P><P>TWO FAMILIAR words may aptly describe the poetry and personality of May Sarton: amazing grace. Sarton (born 1912) is one of those enduring figures like Gwendolyn...
Morning Briefing upon Further Review
Almost everybody who communicates with the Upon Further Review staff by phone, facsimile, mail or public confrontation tells us to lose DOINK THE CLOWN as our focal point.So we're thrilled to report that Doink's wrestling archrival, JERRY "The King"...
Mr. Postman
New friend Alex Yaffe of Chesterfield had a query. "Do you think that following a strike-shortened season, the menu at the Baseball Writers dinner will omit dessert? Or is it possible the menu will feature a series of substitute items for regular items."...
Never Forget Woman Whose Parents Were Killed in Auschwitz Is Witness for History
In her talks on the Holocaust, Hedy Epstein often reads from her mother's last letter."We must carry our lot with dignity and with courage . . . Don't ever forget your parents. Don't ever forget any of us."Epstein never forgot, but it wasn't easy accepting...
Newspapers' Danger and Opportunity
WE PUBLISHED LAST WEEK the results of a survey conducted by the Boy Scouts, in which junior and senior high school students were asked to list their choices for careers. For someone such as I, with many satisfying years in newspapering, the results were...
New Stadium to Meet Standards for Earthquakes, Engineer Says
ST. LOUIS' NEW domed stadium is almost ready for crunching tackles and deafening applause. But will it be ready for shaking from a major earthquake?Yes, says the stadium's structural engineer.The stadium's builders followed current building codes that...
NFL to Its Players: Nude Cruise Is out of Bounds
A Super Bowl cruise next week featuring gambling, a nude limbo contest, a pool full of jello, 200 naked show girls and 50 football stars has the National Football League scrambling to warn its players not to participate.Players and others affiliated...
North Carolina's Current Basketball Star: Charlotte Smith
Bobby Lee Bell? Have you heard the name? Charlotte Smith of Shelby, N.C. - Bell's hometown - thought for a moment and then said: "They used to have a sports display on the top floor of the Cleveland County Historical Museum. I think there was something...
`Off the Ice' Opens Right on Target
A delightful five-ring circus (six, if you count Joanna) is in progress in the Studio Theatre of the Repertory Theatre, where Barbara Field's "Off The Ice" opened Friday.Never mind that Beth is dead, that Eliza out-Bostonians the Bostonians, that the...
On the Frontiere Front: When Did the Music Stop?
BLAZING A NEW FRONTIERE: As if you hadn't heard enough about Rams owner Georgia Frontiere, music-maker Lee Hyde is wondering whatever became of her hub, Dominic Frontiere. "In the 1950s and '60s, he was the top jazz accordionist in the country," recalled...
Outdoor Notes and Calendar
NOTEBOOKGoose hunting slowed a little but was still quite good as the season wound down in Southern Illinois last week. Hunters averaged 487 Canada geese per day in the Four-County Zone.The kill of Canada geese in the zone through Jan. 18 was 21,429,...
Owner Says 49ers Want to Keep Seifert ... and Shanahan, Too
Rumors that San Francisco 49ers coach George Seifert would not fulfill the last year of his contract were buried once and for all Thursday when team owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr. told a nationwide audience of reporters that Seifert will return."He will definitely...
Partisan Battles Increase as Congress Becomes More Polarized
On Tuesday, when President Bill Clinton goes before the Republican Congress to deliver his 1995 State of the Union address, the tone predictably will be one of bipartisan cooperation.The professions of good will may be sincere on both sides. But the...
Pasta That Lights Up the Room
Restaurateur Mike Nicoletti remembers a Friday evening that could have been a disaster.Every table was taken at Nicoletti's, his restaurant in west St. Louis County, when the electricity went out. The diners and staff were left in total darkness."They...
People
Role Reversal, Part I: This week in Miami, model CINDY CRAWFORD goes before a new kind of camera. After three months in the hands of an acting coach, Crawford will make her movie debut in "Fair Game," also featuring WILLIAM BALDWIN.Crawford confesses...
Pesticide Sprays Finally Bug U.S. Airlines
U.S. AIRLINES might not want to think about it, but they'll be forced soon to deal with the issue of spraying passenger cabins with insecticide to comply with foreign government regulations.About two dozen countries require disinsecting of aircraft cabins...
Phat Looks: Baggy Is out; the Pricey Collegiate Look Is In
WHEN DAMON "RICK" DAVIS, 16, and his buddy, Edward Bolden, 17, go shopping for clothes, they bypass the racks of big baggy jeans, oversized hooded sweat shirts, plaid flannel shirts, and other components of what has been the uniform of the urban young...
Plan Now for a Trip Next Summer to Atlanta Olympics
SPORTS NUTS are starting to get pumped about the '96 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. How cool it will be to hop in the car next summer and check it out.It ain't gonna work that way. If you want to go, start planning now. A good tool would be the Atlanta...
Power-Play Goals Help Rangers Foil Canadiens
Mark Messier and Alexei Kovalev scored goals a minute apart late in the third period as the New York Rangers scored four power-play goals to defeat Montreal 5-2 Saturday and spoil the Canadiens' opening night.The Canadiens had two power-play scores themselves...
Pro-Choice Means Freedom to Decide
Each year people all over America celebrate Jan. 22, 1973, as the watershed day women were assured by the U.S. Supreme Court of our right of reproductive choice. Better said, reproductive choices; for there are more than one.antatWe remember how it was...
Pro-Life Means an End to All Killing
As you drove the highway yesterday, perhaps you noticed a car with a pro-life bumper sticker on it; or at the grocery you may have seen someone with the tiny baby-feet pin on her collar.There are millions of Americans who proudly identify themselves...
Public Broadcasting under Attack
Because the government has a debt of $3.5 trillion, many congressional Republicans want to abolish funding for public radio and television. Or so they say. This fiscal year's appropriation for public broadcasting is only $285 million, so it is not...
QB Job Wide Open, Rams GM Signals by Exposing Miller
Forget those personal seat licenses for a moment. Who's playing quarterback for the Rams next season? By exposing Chris Miller in next month's expansion draft, the Rams seem to be indicating that the position is wide open.Although the team's new general...
Rams' Departure Hardly Fazes Orange County
Here on the disaster front, the departure of the Los Angeles Rams doesn't even measure on the Richter scale.Southern California already has been rocked by earthquakes, brushfires, mudslides, floods, riots, recession and job losses.And Orange County,...
Replacements Eye Spring Training amid Crossfire
Should I stay, or should I go?Hundreds of baseball players around the country are asking themselves the musical question. Most major-league clubs, including the Cardinals, plan to field teams with or without the participation of established big-leaguers.The...
Report on Cutting Flood Losses Goes Nowhere
Even before the floodwater receded in 1993, a presidential task force was at work in the Midwest, drawing lessons on how to reduce future disaster costs for taxpayers and move flood victims out of harm's way.But seven months, three new floods and more...
Residents Revive Their Troubled Block
PEOPLE OFTEN SEEM ready to dump on the city as a place where no one would willingly live.Don't say that to the folks in the 5800 block of Maffitt Avenue.The people who live there believe that they have gone through hell - but that their block is on the...
Reviving the Spirit of Celebration
Somewhere between the elegant reign of Jackie Kennedy and the handcrafted perfectionism of Martha Stewart, the art of entertaining lost its way without leaving so much as a trail of bread crumbs.Check last year's calendar for the number of small dinner...
Right Answer on Telecommiunications
The Commission on Informational Technology, created by the Missouri Legislature to recommend future policy on telecommunications, has issued its report. It endorses competition over regulation and calls for an Office of Telecommunications Policy to guide...
Sadness Haunts Burroughs' Book of Dreams
MY EDUCATION By William Burroughs 194 Pages, Viking, $21.95</P><P>ONE INDICATOR of a writer's achievement can be measured by his influence on other writers. William S. Burroughs, for instance, author of "Naked Lunch" and "The Western...