St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Articles from July 15, 1995

A Buried Hate Surfaces
For those who believe that homosexuals are not the victims of discrimination and don't need legal protection of their civil rights, Roger Moore's story is sadly instructive.For 15 years, Mr. Moore worked as an embalmer at the Ford & Sons funeral home...
Alternative Sentencing Proves Popular Scofflaws Learning Value of Clean Living
Two of the men owe hefty fines for driving offenses. A third owes $7,800 for housing code violations.Broke and faced with the prospect of paying their fines or going to jail, the three decided to square accounts through the sweat of their brows - thanks...
Appearances Deceiving in Simpson's Case, Physician Says
Supporting the defense claim that O.J. Simpson was too feeble to be a killer, a physician testified Friday that while Simpson "looked like Tarzan, he was walking more like Tarzan's grandfather."Dr. Robert Huizenga, who examined Simpson three days after...
Baboon Marrow Urged for Aids Case Implant FDA Panel Guardedly Approves Experiment
At the tearful behest of an AIDS patient's mother and sisters, government advisers recommended Friday that the man be allowed to get a bone marrow transplant from a baboon - even though they fear it will kill him."This is wonderful," said Kim Getty,...
Banking by PC Boosted Intuit Signs Up 19 Banks for Home-Banking Net
Intuit Inc. said Friday it has signed agreements with 19 banks and other financial companies to build a computer home-banking service that will cover much of the country.Chemical Banking Corp., Chase Manhattan Corp. and Bank of Boston Corp. are among...
Banks, Oils Lead Decline in Stock Prices
Stock prices dropped Friday, led by bank and oil shares, amid concern that second-quarter earnings aren't meeting expectations.A warning from Colgate-Palmolive Co. that second-quarter earnings will fall below projections raised concern among investors...
Board of Aldermen Advances Bill to Control Burglar Alarms
At the behest of the Police Department, the Board of Aldermen gave preliminary approval Friday to a measure cracking down on false burglar alarms.The measure increases penalties for repeated false alarms and regulates the installation and monitoring...
Briefs
NATION VIRGINIA Clinton Gives Pep Talk At Headquarters Of CIA</P><P>Trying to boost morale at an agency beset by problems in recent years, President Bill Clinton told CIA employees Friday that convicted spy Aldrich Ames was "a terrible...
Briefs
ILLINOIS BELLEVILLE DIOCESE Judge Dismisses Lawsuit By Alleged Abuse Victim</P><P>A lawsuit accusing the Belleville Catholic Diocese of negligence in a case in which a priest allegedly abused a 13-year-old boy has been dismissed.</P><P>The...
Builders Differ on Fiberglass
FIBERGLASS as a swimming-pool surface has been around for many decades, yet some builders still won't touch it.Other pool builders not only sell and install it but guarantee it for 15 to 30 years. That's longer than they guarantee the other two most...
Cards Happy That Henke May Return to Pen in '96
Right NowThe Cardinals are encouraged by the apparent shift of Tom Henke's attitude about baseball. He might return to their bullpen next season.First, he has to want to play baseball at all. Henke hasn't had a summer without putting on a uniform almost...
Chirac Recalls Sops to Hitler, Urges Force in Bosnia
President Jacques Chirac invoked the memory of Western appeasement of Adolf Hitler to exhort his allies Friday to join France in a last-chance military action to protect Muslim enclaves in Bosnia.Chirac said at a Bastille Day news conference after speaking...
Class: It Has Nothing to Do with Money
Dear Ann Landers: Your definition of class is something that should be run at least once a year. So many people need to be reminded that class has nothing to do with having money. Would you please run it again? Thanks in advance. ELEANOR IN PORTSMOUTH,...
Clinton Assures Blacks on Affirmative Action
President Clinton told leaders of black groups Friday that he will stand fast on affirmative action programs that give women and minorities preference in hiring, education and promotion.The briefing came after a five-month review of affirmative action...
Congregation Takes `Journey Home' Episcopalians, Minister Convert to Antiochian Orthodox Church
Sally Noble joined the Orthodox Christian Church this month, completing a "journey home" she started almost 20 years ago when the Episcopal Church began to make dramatic changes.Noble is one of about 200 members of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church who converted...
`Convict Cowboy' Echoes `Midnight Cowboy'
JON VOIGHT rocketed to stardom more than a quarter century ago in John Schlesinger's "Midnight Cowboy," playing a country boy trying to make his way among cynical urban hustlers in New York City.That's why there seem to be so many uncanny echoes in his...
Courtnall Back with Blues Winger Signs Three-Year Deal after Four Years in Vancouver
One of the least popular trades in Blues history has been undone - at least partially.Speedy left winger Geoff Courtnall officially rejoined the team Friday, signing a three-year, $6.6 million contract as an unrestricted free agent. Courtnall, who turns...
Cross-State Shuttle Allows Clark to Play Usta, Kennedy Meets
Unless you are Andre Agassi and can jet around in your own airplane, you're doing something when you can play in two tennis tournaments taking place simultaneously on two sides of the state.Toby Clark lacks a jet but not desire, and this week he desired...
Decline of Ibis Prompts Japan to Think about Environment
They once lived in vast colonies throughout Japan. But now only one Japanese crested ibis remains alive, alone on an island preserve.The highly publicized near-extinction of the snowy-feathered, long-beaked ibis has focused attention on the country's...
Detroit Gets Strike Edition 2 Dailies Combine to Get Paper Out
Strikers picketed the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News on Friday while unions and management prepared for a long walkout and readers made do with scarce copies of a combined run of the papers.Six unions representing 2,500 workers began the strike...
Divorce Debt Is Unaffected by Bankruptcy
Q: When I got divorced a year ago, I agreed to pay some debts for my wife and to pay child support. Now I've run into financial problems and can't afford to keep paying the bills I had agreed to pay. I've also fallen behind on child support payments.I...
Dreaming of a Mercedes
Dear Tom and Ray: I need your advice. My kids are gone and my wife has a nice, late-model Toyota Camry she loves. Problem: My dream car has always been the Mercedes two-door convertible. A new 500 SL at $90,000 is out of the question, as I'm a government...
Egypt and Sudan at Odds over Patch of Desert Egyptians Lay Claim, Refuse to Negotiate Control of Halaib
WITHOUT WAR, without negotiation, Egypt is asserting its claim to a disputed region on the border of Sudan with plans to build houses, mosques and factories.And no one - other than Sudan - seems likely to complain.The area, known as Halaib, is a roughly...
Ems Crews Answering a Call Every 5 Minutes
The city was in meltdown Friday, and Bob Geigle spent the day rushing from fire to fire."32 Bravo, 3013 Hawthorne."Geigle, a supervisor with the Emergency Medical Services, explained that the radio broadcast meant that a person was down, but talking,...
En Garde in Webster Groves
A recall election shouldn't be undertaken lightly. It should be a last resort, reserved for elected officials who have committed serious infractions or who have become totally deaf to the will of their constituents. In practice, perhaps because they...
Five-Hole Blitz Knocks Notre Dame Student from District Golf
Doug Diemer was still smiling, but it was a rueful, defeated smile."He got me again," Diemer said."He" is Dan "Bummer" Barry, who made an improbable comeback and beat Diemer in the semifinals of the 76th St. Louis District Golf Amateur Championship...
Freedom for a Democratic Spirit
When the military junta of Myanmar released Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel Peace Prize winner, this week after holding her under house arrest for almost six years, was it dealing from a position of strength or weakness? Did the junta release Aung San Suu...
From the Public: Suggestions for Fair(er) St. Louis
Install loudspeakers. Cut prices. Change dates. Install toilets. Improve highway access.Those were recommendations by people who responded to a request by the Post-Dispatch's PostLine for ideas to improve Fair St. Louis. The fair ran on the Gateway...
Gallagher Shoots a 65 to Lead Busch Classic
Jim Gallagher Jr., one of the rising stars on the PGA Tour, moved to the top of leaderboard Friday after two rounds of the Anheuser-Busch Golf Classic in Williamsburg, Va.Gallagher shot a 6-under-par 65, matching the best score of the first two rounds,...
Ganesh, Elephant God: `Remover of Obstacles'
ONCE upon a time, there lived a god and a goddess named Parvati and Shiva. They lived in a bungalow on Mount Kailas in the Himalayas, far away from human civilization and far from the god Indra's glittering court of heaven. Parvati, daughter of the Himalayas,...
Getting in the Swim on Missouri's Waters
WATERLOGGED. That's how I spent my summer vacation.Regular readers may recall that my son is in France this summer with all my money, studying engineering and learning all the great lessons that foreign travel teaches. Held to a most modest vacation...
Gingrich Urges U.S. to `Quit Playing Games' over Drugs Legalize Them or Stiffen Penalties, He Says
The nation ought to "quit playing games" on illegal drugs and either vote to legalize them or adopt penalties severe enough to get rid of them, House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Friday."I'm sick of being told we don't know how to do it," Gingrich told...
Hamelin's Homer Helps Royals Beat Orioles 7-2
Tom Gordon pitched eight strong innings and Bob Hamelin hit a three-run homer as the Kansas City Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 Friday night.Jon Nunnally also homered for the Royals, who have won all three of their games against Baltimore this...
Hamstring Strain Puts Morgan on Dl for 8th Time in Career
On the heels of perhaps the finest game of his 18-season professional career, Cardinals righthander Mike Morgan has landed on the disabled list for the eighth time.Morgan had a no-hit game for 8 1/3 innings in his last start on July 3, then suffered...
Heart and Soul Queens Coach Pours Herself into Sport
For a few minutes, Jean Pate let her players play.They should have been practicing with RiverQueens assistant coach Chris Ellis, running through some late-game plays that would lead to some late-game heroics.But perhaps Pate, who'd just walked onto the...
Heat Takes Lethal Turn; 3 Dead More Than 50 Are Sick; Area Is under Alert, Hoping for Rain
The St. Louis area's withering heat pushed slowly East on Friday, leaving three people dead and more than 50 others sick.The dead included a St. Louis man, 67; a St. Louis woman, 89; and a Fairmont City man, 45. All apparently had suffered heat strokes.After...
Heat Takes Lethal Turn; 3 Dead More Than 50 Are Sick; Death Toll in State Climbs to 11
The St. Louis area's withering heat pushed slowly to the East on Friday, leaving three people dead here and more than 50 others sick.Statewide, the death toll climbed to 11 after four people in Clark County in northeastern Missouri were found dead in...
Heat Wave Melts East; Midwest Still Sweating Death Toll Mounts across Nation"s Midsection
Sticky heat stood its ground in the East on Friday. And the Midwest sweltered through a seventh day, with the death toll approaching 20.The ways people beat the heat - or wished they could - seemed countless."All you want to do is take your clothes...
Heat Wave Melts East; Midwest Still Sweating Death Toll Mounts across Nation's Midsection
Sticky heat stood its ground in the East on Friday. And the Midwest sweltered through a seventh day, with the death toll reaching 31.The ways people beat the heat - or wished they could - seemed countless."All you want to do is take your clothes off,"...
Help Yourself!
Boom or Bust</P><P>Boom or Bust can be purchased from Lyle Rhodebeck, 7920 Stemen Rd., Pickerington, Ohio 43147-9426. - J.M. Candy dish</P><P>I have a Wexford crystal candy dish. - M.A.C., 863-6778 Country Living</P><P>I...
Hill Gets Runs, but No Scouts as Cards Win
Scouts from contending teams were conspicuously absent as Ken Hill pitched for the Cardinals on Friday night. Hill has been hopeful of being traded to an upper-level club but sleuths from such clubs as Colorado, Cincinnati and Boston were not in evidence.Nevertheless,...
Hopson Finds Holding Belt Is Hardest Part
Pernell Whitaker's line to Eddie Hopson was fine, as far as it went.Whitaker, the planet's best pound-for-pound fighter, serves as Hopson's big brother in the Main Events stable of Lou and Dan Duva."The hardest part isn't winning a title," Whitaker said...
Hot Sneakers Steam to Victory over Aces in Teamtennis Opener
With the heat index well-past the century mark, the Aces had little use for "warming up" before their season-opening match against the Idaho Sneakers. But it was the visitors who were hot on the court, winning 26-21 Thursday night at the Chesterfield...
How to Act Affirmatively
With the return of Congress from its holiday recess, the resumption of debate in Washington over affirmative action is sure to follow. Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court said such programs would have to withstand strict scrutiny to survive, opponents...
Idaho Case Costs Job of Fbi's No. 2 Man Action Is Taken as Hearings Loom
Under pressure from Congress, FBI Director Louis J. Freeh removed Larry Potts as the bureau's deputy director on Friday because of controversy over Potts' role in a deadly FBI siege in Idaho in 1992.That public debate, fanned by a continuing Justice...
Idaho Case Costs Job of Fbi's No. 2 Man Action Is Taken as Hearings Loom
Under pressure from Congress, FBI Director Louis J. Freeh removed Larry Potts as the bureau's deputy director on Friday because of controversy over Potts' role in a deadly FBI siege in Idaho in 1992.That public debatea had left Potts "unable to effectively...
Inmate Says He's Not Upset by Ruling Convicted Killer Expects Freedom or New Trial
Lee Otis Griffin of Belleville said Friday that he was not upset by a federal appeals court's refusal to free him on bond while it considered developments in his murder case.The prosecution has asked the appeals court to overturn a lower-court order...
Jury Deliberates in Fatal Crash in St. Clair County
A jury in circuit court in Belleville was deliberating Friday on the case of Michael J. Hoare, a St. Louis lawyer accused of causing a head-on accident that killed a Belleville teen-ager.If convicted of reckless homicide under the influence of alcohol,...
Just Folks: Town Stands by FBI Mole
Five years ago, Mark Whitacre paid $325,000 for a country estate once owned by giants of the grain industry. Then he opened his wallet to the townsfolk, handing out college scholarships and gifts for the needy.As a result, the 38-year-old executive who...
Local Woman Aided Airlift from Croatia
"From St. Louis with Love" might sum up Elsie Roth's third mission of mercy to war-weary Bosnians.Only a few years ago, Roth, a registered nurse from Fenton, was volunteering in a Tel Aviv trauma center during the Gulf War - and ducking Scud missile...
Lopez, Glavine Help Braves Stay on Roll
Javier Lopez hit a three-run homer, and Tom Glavine threw eight strong innings for his fourth successive victory as the visiting Atlanta Braves beat the San Diego Padres 6-2 on Friday.It was Atlanta's 11th victory in 12 games this month. The Padres have...
Martinez No-Hits Marlins
He never seemed to break a sweat or get nervous. Ramon Martinez looked like he was pitching in an ordinary midsummer game.It was anything but that.Martinez threw the first no-hitter of the season Friday night as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Florida...
Maryville among Many Suing Painewebber Years of Investment Mismanagement Alleged
Maryville University is among the plaintiffs in yet another multimillion-dollar suit alleging years of investment mismanagement by a veteran Wall Street money manager and PaineWebber Inc.Besides Maryville, the other 15 plaintiffs in the latest suit are...
Merced Scores from First to Keep Cardinals in Last
The Cardinals, perhaps growing more accustomed to their lot, will remain in last place for at least another day.Orlando Merced, running on a 3-1 pitch, scored from first base on a single by Don Slaught in the eighth inning Thursday night, lifting the...
Metal Roof Is Practical, Economical Investment
Q: My attic is as hot as an oven in the summer and my 20-year-old roof leaks. Would it be wise to spend a little extra and install a 50-year-warranty residential metal roof instead of ordinary shingles or tiles? - T.G.A: Installing a new-style residential...
Mistrial Declared in Fatal Crash in St. Clair County
The judge in the reckless homicide trial of Michael J. Hoare declared a mistrial just after midnight Friday. Hoare, a St. Louis lawyer was accused of causing a head-on accident in 1993 that killed a Belleville teen-ager.The jury had signed a verdict...
Morning Briefing
Titan Ups Dividend</P><P>Shares of Titan Wheel International Inc. of Quincy, Ill., rose 7 percent Friday after the company raised its dividend by 50 percent and said it's expecting second-quarter earnings in line with analysts' aggressive...
Morning Briefing Eye Openers
Speaking of Eye Openers . . . check out the photo at left. Pictured are JACK KENT COOKE and MARLENA LENORE VICTORIA RAMALLO. He's 82. She's 42. They're going to get married. Again.Let's see if we can sort through this . . .According to an Associated...
Mu's Jenkins Is Charged with Rape Mehlville High Graduate Makes Plea of Not Guilty
Rahsetnu Jenkins, a Mehlville High graduate and starting wide receiver for the University of Missouri football team, was charged Friday with raping a 24-year-old Columbia woman.Jenkins pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Friday afternoon and later...
Nixon: Kc Law Firm Hid Payments to Griffin from Gambling Concern
Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon contends that a Kansas City law firm covered up payments from a Las Vegas gambling concern to state House Speaker Bob Griffin for legal work Griffin allegedly performed.The allegations are contained in court documents...
Officials Take Heat on Raises Webster Groves City Workers Sound Off
Four of the seven members of the Webster Groves City Council said Friday that they support giving other city workers the same 6 percent raise that police and fire department employees received Tuesday.Three council members made such a promise at a meeting...
Outlaws Make Final Tri-City Appearance
Sprint car driver Danny Lasoski and owner Gil Sonner have been a winning combination for the last year. But that could change shortly.Rumors persist on the World of Outlaws trail that Lasoski is about to change uniforms and drive for Al Hamilton. Hamilton...
Police/courts
The following incidents were among those that were reported to police departments in the St. Louis metropolitan area or that involved action in one of the area's courts: ACCIDENTSKirkwood: Four people were injured about 4:30 Friday afternoon in a one-car...
Police/courts
The following incidents were among those that were reported to police departments in the St. Louis metropolitan area or that involved action in one of the area's courts: COURT ACTIONSSt. Louis: Victor Merrifield, 23, of the 4200 block of Sacramento...
Postman Suspended; He Snubbed Aids Pair
A postman who refused to deliver mail to a couple with AIDS was suspended indefinitely with pay Friday after an educational class failed to change his mind.Tim Snodgrass, a 10-year mail carrier, refused to serve Fred and Pat Grounds after they moved...
Pregnancy Shouldn't Eliminate Exercise
Dear Dr. Donohue: What limitations are there for continuing to exercise when pregnant?Pregnancy changes the nutrition ballgame, and that is the first concern. For example, a pregnant woman needs around 300 additional calories a day just to sustain the...
Pumping Life into That Old Pool
THE old swimming pool, once full of children shrieking "Watch me! Watch me!" is silent.The kids have grown up and no one uses it much anymore.But still you have to baby-sit, constantly watching chlorine, pH and water levels and making sure the equipment...
Record Trading on the NASDAQ Straining Computer Capacity
The Nasdaq Stock Market was forced to briefly shut down a trading system for small investors Friday because of heavy activity, capping a week that has seen the computerized market twice set volume records.Nasdaq, which touts itself as the "market for...
Runners Brave Bulls in Silence after Goring
Silence replaced the usual shouts of bravado on Friday, the final day of annual Pamplona bull run, as runners who dared the bulls honored a 22-year-old American who died among them a day earlier.More than a dozen blood-red sashes, the symbol the runners...
SBC Shuffles Top Jobs in Regional Approach
SBC Communications Inc. has reorganized its top management along geographic lines.The company's management and services will be divided between services provided within the traditional Southwestern Bell region and services provided outside the region....
School Violence Soaring, State Reveals
The number of Illinois students disciplined for bringing drugs, weapons and gang violence into schools has climbed at a dizzying pace in the 1990s, with the incidence of some types of crimes more than doubling, educators warned Friday.A study by the...
Sell on Wheels Roller Hockey Seeks Fans to Match Sport's Popularity
Roller hockey is on a rush, a power glide that gains velocity by the day.Sales of in-line skating equipment could exceed $700 million this year. More than 25 million Americans own in-line skates. In this country, more people are playing roller hockey...
Serbs Hit U.N. Posts in Bosnia, Demand a Second `Safe Area'
Holding peacekeepers from one conquered U.N. "safe area," Serb rebels battered the defenses of another on Friday.The rebels shelled U.N. posts and set homes ablaze, while NATO warplanes did no more than buzz the area around Zepa. The Serbs also demanded...
Small Compromise in River-Use War
WALKING OR biking this city's trails along the magnificent Potomac River, one can't help but wonder how beautiful the St. Louis riverfront might be without the clutter of smokestacks, highways and warehouses that line the Mississippi on either end of...
Smith Prosecutor Would Accept Judge's Sentence
The prosecutor in the Susan Smith case says he would not oppose sentencing by a judge, rather than the jury, were Smith to plead guilty of drowning her sons. But he said that he would not engage in plea bargaining.Prosecutor Tommy Pope Friday suggested...
Species Act: Many Say It's Endangered but Benign Landowner Conflicts Called Mostly Myth: Political Fights, Real
MEMBERS OF CONGRESS are zeroing in on the Endangered Species Act as if it were a troublesome varmint. But people who work with the act every day say it has caused few problems with landowners.Politics, not endangered animals vs. property rights, is the...
Splish Splash Fountains and Waterfalls Are Jazzing Up St. Louis-Area Swimming Pools
FOR swimming-pool owners, the hottest items this summer are - what else - water features, as in waterfalls, cascading fountains and water slides."Waterfalls can be added onto an existing pool or put in a pool in the first place," explains Vince Sansone...
Sports Shorts
U.S. Upsets Argentina In America Cup Soccer</P><P>In one of its biggest soccer victories, the United States stunned Argentina 3-0 Friday night to win its group in the America Cup in Paysandu, Uruguay.</P><P>While Argentina...
St. Louis Hopes for Paydirt in Bid to Host Big 12 Game
Bernie Bits:We had a pleasant vacation, thanks.These juicy items just in . . .St. Louis has officially made a bid to play host to the Big 12 Conference football championship game, a title bout that could begin as soon as December 1996.Big 12 school presidents...
Suit Names Drug Gang Suspects Shooting Victim Seeks Assets U.S. May Seize
Eric Drain, a former star football player for the University of Missouri, alleges that four men charged this week in a federal drug case shot him last summer outside an apartment complex.Drain's personal injury suit, filed Friday in St. Louis Circuit...
Survivor in South Korea Found 16 Days after Store Disaster
Another survivor was found alive in the rubble of a department store early today, 16 days after the building collapsed.Rescue workers carried Park Sung-hyun, 19, from the rubble of the Sampoong Department Store on a stretcher, her head wrapped in blankets...
Suspender-Type Jumper OK without Blouse
Dear Eunice Farmer: I have been searching for a suspender-type jumper that can be worn without a blouse as an alternative. All the patterns I've seen have armholes cut too deep at the sides. I want to make these to wear this summer.I also searched all...
Sweat Equity Rams Hoping the Area Heat Will Help Refine Their Mettle
"You don't have to like it. You never get used to it. You just have to learn to tolerate it."- Rams conditioning coordinator Chris Clausen on the oppressive heat and humidity.Rams rookie Mike Scurlock pressed the 225-pound bar over his head once, twice...
`Testify' Celebration for Eyes and Ears
LIKE any new musical, "Testify" needs work. Even in its current form, however, the music and choregraphy make the show a delight to see and hear.Subtitled "An Evening of Theater Celebrating the Origins of Gospel Music," "Testify" is musical biography...
Thief Takes Papers of Whitewater Witness Waco File Is Also Stolen from Lawyer's Car
A thief broke into the car of a White House lawyer who was preparing for Senate questioning in the Whitewater affair and stole copies of her handwritten notes about the handling of Vincent Foster's papers, a person familiar with the matter said Friday.The...
Time Is of the Essence as Rams Try to Find Permanent Practice Site
And then there was one.Or at least that's the hope of Rams officials as they narrow their choices for the site of the team's permanent practice and office complex."We're hoping we get focused on one site this weekend," Rams President John Shaw said Friday.Shaw...
U.S. to Weigh French Request for Action in Bosnia
Under French pressure to throw U.S. air power against Bosnian Serbian advances in Bosnia, President Bill Clinton has directed the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to explore France's military demands Sunday at a meeting in London of allied generals.Clinton...
Vaughn out, Says He's Hurt in Fight
Mo Vaughn, the major-league homer and runs batted in leader, sustained a bruised left eye when he was assaulted at a nightclub, the Boston Red Sox said. He missed his first game of the year Friday night against Texas.According to a report by Boston police,...
`What If?' Game Yields Ironies in Cancer Case
LAST WEDNESDAY morning, Mary Kummer checked into Barnes Hospital to begin an arduous, costly and potentially life-saving breast cancer treatment called a "stem cell" transplant. Her insurance company, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Missouri, won't cover...
Woman with Dog Denied Shelter Kindness Removes Pair from Sweltering Streets
Victoria Summers said she had no choice but to face the heat for the past six days.Summers, 68, said she became homeless Sunday after a family dispute and took a cab to Aloe Plaza with her dog and $40. She stayed until Friday.Summers said she tried...
Women's Open Leader Ends Day with 13th Hole
What the heck, thought Jean Bartholomew. If no one else wants to win the 50th U.S. Women's Open, why not me?With her competition collapsing around her, the unheralded Bartholomew carded nine consecutive pars Friday to tentatively claim the lead in the...