St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Articles from December 29, 1993

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11 in Pro Bowl Make Cowboys No Lone Stars
The Dallas Cowboys truly are America's team - as the Pro Bowl teams, released Tuesday, demonstrated.Eleven members of the Super Bowl champion Cowboys, an NFC record for one team, were voted to play in the NFL's all-star game Feb. 6 in Honolulu. It was...
After Fast Start, Celtics Fall to Suns
For one brief quarter, the Boston Celtics were the championship team of recent years.It didn't last.The Celtics made their first nine shots and led Phoenix 24-10 just 4 1/2 minutes into the game, then finished the quarter with a 39-31 advantage after...
A Haydn `Find' Exposed: 6 Sonatas Are Called Fakes
It sounded like a brilliant find: An elderly woman's papers included manuscripts of six lost piano sonatas by Franz Joseph Haydn. Music experts applauded the discovery. A festive recital was planned at Harvard University.But some German music experts...
All about Tonsillitis and What to Do about It
Dear Dr. Donohue: Please give me some advice.I am a healthy, athletic 24-year-old woman who gets recurrent tonsillitis. My tonsils swell and become painful. This happens five or six times each year.I have been advised to have my tonsils out, but I am...
And Now, G. Gordon Liddy Helps Lovelorn
EVERY TIME I turn on the radio, someone is trying to help America's love worn: A shrink. A doctor. A burglar.Yeah, burglar. Remember G. Gordon Liddy, the guy who served more than four years for the Watergate break-in?I heard Liddy give some amazing matrimonial...
Baseball and Bigotry in St. Louis Roger Kahn's Latest Book Portrays Cardinals of '47 as a Racist Team
FROM the far end of the table, it had the look of the Last Supper - men huddled together in murmured conversation.One of them, the one doing most of the listening, occasionally lightened things up by doing tricks with folded napkins and a cigarette...
Blues' State `Always Fragile'
Are the Blues coming or going?Coach Bob Berry hardly knows how to answer that after his team put forth its best and worst efforts in consecutive nights.On Sunday, the Blues revved up on most cylinders to beat Chicago 3-2.On Monday, they idled to a 5-2...
Bodice Busters as a Sex Aid? Romance Novels May Help Rekindle Flame in the Boudoir
SO THE THRILL is gone. The fire is out. The electric blanket is the only hot thing in the boudoir.Listen to the doctor and take a romance novel to bed. These books just may turn up the body heat, says Dr. Gay Guzinski, a gynecologist at the University...
Bombs Kill at Least Four in Parts of New York State
A series of bombs hidden in toolboxes exploded Tuesday in widely scattered parts of upstate New York, killing at least four people and wounding several others. Authorities were hunting for a man who they said had links to all the victims.The bombs were...
Briefcase
St. LouisBankingDierberg Will Buy 3rd Bank In 2 DaysJames Dierberg agreed Tuesday to buy his third bank in two days. Dierberg, owner of First Banks Inc., will buy Heritage National Bank, with two offices serving Kirkwood, Webster Groves, Shrewsbury and...
Briefs
WORLD PERU One Killed, 30 Injured As Rebels Set Off Bombs</P><P>Leftist Shining Path guerrillas set off bombs in Lima near the heavily guarded national police agency and the air force's funeral home Tuesday, killing one and wounding...
Canadiens Cool off Blues; 5-Game Win Streak Ends 5-2
After the mob of reporters left his office Monday night, Blues coach Bob Berry angrily addressed an issue that continually haunts the Blues and did so again Monday - shots against.The Blues surrendered 21 in the first period of their 5-2 loss to the...
Candidate off Ballot in Madison County Board Rejects 195 Names on Lucas' Petitions
Ronald P. "Rink" Lucas, a former recorder of deeds in Madison County, was ordered off the primary ballot for the Democratic nomination for county clerk in a ruling Tuesday.After a hearing Tuesday, the county's electoral board ruled that Lucas' nominating...
Can K-State Polish Image in Copper?
Wyoming's Cowboys will be looking to halt a recent postseason losing tradition. No. 20 Kansas State is out to make school history. That sets the stage for tonight's fifth annual Copper Bowl.Wyoming (8-3) shared the Western Athletic Conference title with...
Cavs Down Hornets for 5th Win in Row
Gerald Wilkins scored 29 points, including a key 3-pointer in overtime, as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Charlotte Hornets 127-115 Tuesday night for their fifth consecutive victory.The Hornets were without Larry Johnson, out for the entire game because...
Cold Takes Toll on Homeless; Snow Hits East but It's `Same Old, Same Old' in Maine, and the Storm Helps Solve a Burglary
Homeless and without socks, Dick Sandford made his way to a day shelter Tuesday seeking warmth in the subzero cold.Sandford found a friend, Mary Jo Copeland, who rubbed lotion into his cold toes and gave him a new pair of socks.He was among thousands...
Confident Vikings Roll to a Win over Lindbergh
David Grossman knew it was only a matter of time."We struggled a little bit in the second quarter, but that's because (Lindbergh) was controlling the tempo of the game," said Grossman, a 6-foot-5 senior on the Francis Howell High basketball team. "I...
CROP LOSS PROGRAMS HAVE WEEDS $2 BILLION DEBT SURFACES EVERY YEAR Series: A FLOOD OF MONEY First of Three Parts
IMAGINE AN INSURANCE company that insured crops in the desert, lost $2 billion a year, had 15 chief executives in 13 years and owned a subsidiary offering similar coverage for free.Now stop imagining. The insurance outfit that has these characteristics...
Cross-Checking around the Nhl Red Wings Spread Green
Central DivisionOne reason the Red Wings will win the division this season is management loyalty. The club continues to lock up all its good players, including Sergei Fedorov - who got a four-year, $12 million deal. Defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom will earn...
Cunningham Certainly No Ordinary Joe
Joe Cunningham always has had a tough act to follow in baseball.Cunningham, 62, came up as a player in 1954. At the time, there were 16 teams in the major leagues. The Cardinals had 34 farm teams - compared with nine now.Men were men, ball was ball,...
Developers Set to Get Help from New Official
The welcome mat will be out for developers and builders when Dave Hammond takes charge of the St. Charles County Building Department in mid-January.Hammond, 39, is a believer in offering a helping hand to the developers who construct houses and other...
Endangered Species Act: Next Environmental Fight
Environmentalists marked the 20th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act on Tuesday by calling on Congress to give the law more teeth to save at least 800 threatened plants and animals.The act has saved the bald eagle and dozens of other species on...
Era of Niche Networks Is Already at Hand
AS WE INCH ever closer to 1994, a couple of things are becoming apparent about cable television:1. Deregulation has been a sucker's bet for consumers. Remember the talk that we were all going to pay less? Ha! The rates have already crept up significantly...
Ex-Juco Player Joins Mizzou as Walk-On
Being on the losing end of a nationally televised blowout is enough to make any coach cringe. Not only is the loss tough, but so is thinking about all those potential recruits who watched the game.But when Arkansas hammered Missouri 120-68 on Dec. 2...
Expert on Russia Picked for No. 2 Job at State Dept
Strobe Talbott, a friend of President Bill Clinton and an architect of the administration's Russian policy, was named Tuesday to the No. 2 post at the State Department.Secretary of State Warren M. Christopher announced Talbott's nomination as deputy...
Family Briefs
Unwanted Babies: This will depress you. A federal study has found that at least 22,000 babies were left in hospitals during a one-year period by parents unwilling or unable to care for them, indicating for the first time how widespread the nation's "boarder...
Family Flicks
Recommended for family viewing</P><P>BEETHOVEN'S 2ND (PG) - More family-friendly high jinks from America's best friend, that St. Bernard who slurped up all those box office and videocassette profits in his first outing. This time, Beethoven...
Family Values, Revisited
When I raised the issue of traditional family values last year, Bill Clinton and many in the media called it a cynical political ploy that was intended to divide the nation.Clinton recently recanted. "I read his whole speech, the Murphy Brown speech,"...
Few Abortions Expected to Fall under New Rape, Incest Rule Missouri, Illinois Say Limited Number Will Qualify for Expanded Medicaid Coverage
Not many poor women will be affected by a new federal edict that requires state Medicaid programs to foot the bill for abortions in cases of rape and incest.That's the assessment of officials in Missouri and Illinois regarding the new rule, which was...
First U.S. Suit under Disabilities Act Targets Illinois
In its first employment discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of the disabled under a new law, the Justice Department sued the state of Illinois on Tuesday on charges of barring disabled police and firefighters from joining state-sanctioned pension...
Foul-Ups Enforcing Gun-Control Law Already Expected Background Checks May Pose Problem
POLICE CHIEFS and county sheriffs across the country are dreading the implementation Feb. 28 of the Brady bill, the new federal law mandating a five-day wait and background check on every person who wants to buy a handgun.Smaller departments worry about...
Ga. Tech Topples Temple No. 4 Owls Absorb 1st Loss of Season
Temple has steadily risen up the college basketball rankings this season on the strength of victories over Kansas, Alabama-Birmingham and Cincinnati.Georgia Tech has been stuck between Nos. 13 and 18 because of its weak schedule after a season-opening...
GI Joe, You've. . . Changed Somehow
When Zachariah Zelin, 7, ripped off the Christmas wrapping, he squealed with delight. Santa Claus brought the talking GI Joe doll he wanted. Problem was, Joe talked like Barbie.His doll stands at the ready in its Army fatigues, machine gun and hand grenades...
Give Yourself a Workout on That New PC
By the end of the holidays, millions of Americans will be staring at their new computers and wondering: "What do I do now?"You have a couple of choices. You can roll up your sleeves, pull out the manuals and start to work mastering Microsoft Office,...
Handling Heartbreak
THERE YOU ARE, emancipated, organized, informed, moving to the rhythms of modernism. . . .Dumped!Splitsville!Alone, single. . . .It's over!Amazing how a lifetime education in civilized behavior can be swept away by a romantic breakup. It's a regressive...
Helpful Hands Extra Busy during Cold Aid Workers Keep Watch on the Ill and Homeless
Believe it. Winter has arrived.Forecasters were predicting a low of 17 degrees Tuesday night for the third night in a row - the coldest of the season so far. And the worst is yet to come, with a low of 13 predicted for tonight.Nurses from the Visiting...
Hidden Behind the Hype Real Promise of Digital Age Clouded
1993 was the year it became clear that telephones and television sets would become the same thing.Most Americans didn't realize it.Instead, they heard big companies talk about watching movies on demand or playing video games with rivals in far-off places.Executives...
His Heart's Still Cheatin', after All Those Years
Dear Abby: My husband and I have been married for nearly 40 years. We are the same age, 68, and we have grandchildren who think "Popsie" hung the moon. He has been very good to me - except for the times he's been involved with other women.Last year,...
Honor Roll
Wentzville Middle School has announced its honor roll for the first quarter of this school year. The school is at 1 Campus Drive.A pupil must earn a grade-point average of 3.0 or better with no grade lower than C to achieve the honor roll. Those who...
How to Fix Illinois' Courts
The court system in Illinois is in sad shape, judging from two reports issued by the state Supreme Court's 50-member Special Commission on the Administration of Justice. Everyone involved made the proper noises of distress when the reports were issued...
IRS Playing Bigger Role in Child Support Collections
The Internal Revenue Service is on the trail of a painting contractor who has not made a child support payment in five years and owes his ex-wife and two children more than $70,000.And there are signs that the man, one of Virginia's most elusive and...
IRS Tries to Ease Pain by Streamlining Forms
Coming to your mailbox next week: the 1993 federal income tax forms, courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service.Just in time to dampen the holidays, IRS Commissioner Margaret Milner Richardson started the tax season Tuesday with a cheerful preview of "what...
It Happened Here
Energy Secretary Hazel R. O'Leary, prodded by recent articles in the Albuquerque Tribune reporting that America's nuclear laboratories and medical institutions had injected medical patients with radioactive substances to see how they would react, has...
It's Time to Recycle Christmas Trees 11 Sites Available Thoughout Area; Mulch Available
St. Charles County residents can save some green in more ways than one by recycling their Christmas trees. Not only will they help preserve the environment by keeping the trees out of landfills, but in some cases they will be saving some greenbacks.Trees...
It's Useless to Try to Keep Lovers Apart
Dear Ann Landers: How should parents handle their teen-age children's attachment to "undesirable" friends? I'm not talking about someone who has a haircut we don't like. I'm talking about an 18-year-old who has been in trouble at home, at school and...
Killing Is No. 267, a Record for City 2 Forced Man from Car and Shot Him as He Fled
He was Theodies Morrow, a mailroom clerk. But in the history of St. Louis' bloodiest year, he was Homicide Victim No. 267 - a record breaker.Morrow, 46, died slumped in an alley early Tuesday with small-caliber gunshot wounds in his back and chest. His...
Knights Fighting a Bad Beginning; `It's Frustrating'
When the high school basketball season opened, the Francis Howell North High Knights were teeming with enthusiasm.Now, they're floundering."We never expected to get off to this kind of start," coach Bill Moyer said after his team slipped to 2-5 Monday."We've...
Late Surge Lifts Louisville over Michigan St
Jeff Brohm hit Reggie Ferguson with a 25-yard touchdown pass with 12 minutes 5 seconds left, helping lift No. 25 Louisville over Michigan State 18-7 Tuesday night in the Liberty Bowl.The Cardinals added a safety and another TD in clinching their first...
Late Surge Lifts Louisville over Michigan St
Louisville's Jeff Brohm is a quick healer.Brohm, whose right index finger was broken in five places on Thanksgiving Day, led the 25th-ranked Cardinals over Michigan State 18-7 Tuesday night in the Liberty Bowl.Brohm was 19 of 29 for 197 yards and threw...
Lease's Next Stop - Jefferson City
THE LEASE.Those two words - seemingly on the lips of every sports-minded St. Louisan since the NFL rejected us on Nov. 30 - may be pre-empted these days by "Seasons Greetings." But not for long."The Lease" will return to the front pages shortly, after...
Lincoln Forced to Pick Up Pace to Win `Walkover'
The Lincoln Tigers thought they had a walkover against Triad Tuesday in the first round of the Collinsville/Schnucks Holiday Basketball Classic at Vergil Fletcher Gymnasium.Even though the Tigers won 91-72, the score was not indicative of the game.Lincoln,...
Mehlville Ousts No. 1 Desmet from Meramec Tourney 69-66
Gregg Fingerhut, the Mehlville High basketball coach, bubbled with enthusiasm as his players hugged, high-fived and whooped it up in the locker room."This has got to be our biggest victory since I've been here," Fingerhut said.Mehlville stunned top-ranked...
Mehlville Ousts No.1 Desmet from Meramec Tourney 69-66
Gregg Fingerhut, the Mehlville High basketball coach, bubbled with enthusiasm as his players hugged, high-fived and whooped it up in the locker room."This has got to be our biggest victory since I've been here," Fingerhut said.Mehlville stunned top-ranked...
Michael Callen; Had Fought Aids since '82
Michael Callen, a writer and singer who embodied for almost a dozen years the possibility of long-term survival with AIDS, died of the disease Monday night at Midway Hospital in Los Angeles.Mr. Callen, 38, of West Hollywood, Calif., was the author of...
Morning Briefing Eye Openers
Home for the holidays, President BILL CLINTON was expected to attend Tuesday night's basketball game between top-ranked Arkansas and Texas Southern.For Clinton, who often watches Arkansas games at the White House movie theater, it would be his first...
N.C. State 80, UCLA 77 in Ot: The Day the Dynasty Fell
Think of UCLA and North Carolina State, March 23, 1974.Wasn't it only yesterday?No. In basketball terms it was Pleistocene.Were there ever such massive beasts as John Wooden's Bruins? Did David Thompson really exist? Could young men, playing with a ball,...
New-Offering Records Are Expected to Stand
New York Stock Exchange Chairman William Donaldson on Tuesday said initial public offerings raised a record amount of money for companies on the NYSE this year, but he questioned whether the voracious appetite for the new stock would continue.Donaldson...
Nhl Imports Not Immune to Russia's Problems
Blues winger Vitali Prokhorov is dismayed when he reflects on the troubles in his homeland. Russia is stricken by economic and political chaos, creating a climate that borders on anarchy."I went back to Russia after one year," he said, "and everything...
Nhl-Leading Rangers Respond to Keenan's Revival Pitch
The New York Rangers, retooled by new coach Iron Mike Keenan, make their only regular-season visit tonight at The Arena.Keenan revived teams in Philadelphia and Chicago, making three trips to the Stanley Cup finals.Keenan has the Rangers headed in the...
`No Major Change': Hutter Is Named Head Coach
Carl Hutter would like to set the record straight."We're not talking about a major change here," said Hutter, the new men's soccer coach at Lindenwood College. "I'm coming on board and I'll have the title of head coach, but the overall program will remain...
Now for Something Completely Different
THE HOLIDAYS usher in a season of mirth and merriment: parties and concerts that call for clothes with a little flair and panache. And this season, there are more options than ever for men to find an individual expression in evening wear."It's really...
Officers Shot Each Other, Harmon Confirms
On the same day that St. Louis set a record in murders, the city's grim-faced police chief described how two of his officers shot and nearly killed each other in a botched drug raid last month.At a news conference Tuesday at police headquarters, Police...
ONE FAMILY'S BENEFITS: $200,000 Series: A FLOOD OF MONEY Sidebar
AT THE Farley Point Farms, on the rich tip of land where the Mississippi and Missouri rivers meet, the most important farmhand in 1993 has been Uncle Sam.After the summer's floodwater receded from this strip of St. Charles County, called The Point,...
Optimism on Economy Sends Stocks Higher
Stock prices closed higher Tuesday amid renewed optimism about the economy, sparked by a Conference Board report that consumer confidence rose in December to the highest level in almost three years."It's about time consumers realized the economy is improving,"...
People
Who better to play tough-as-nails Ty Cobb than tough-as-railroad-spikes TOMMY LEE JONES?The actor will play the baseball player in a new movie, to be titled "Cobb." It will also feature ROBERT WUHL as a reporter writing a biography of Cobb.Film crews...
Plutonium Studies Show Hypocrisy U.S. Condemned Germany but Used Similar Methods
NOT LONG AFTER the Nazis committed atrocities in the name of science, U.S. researchers conducted experiments on unwitting or misinformed subjects. Only recently has a significant change occurred in the scientific community."We tried and hung people in...
Police Sergeant Says Runyon Punished Him for Politics
Sgt. Douglas Saulters of the St. Charles County Sheriff's Department has charged Sheriff Ray Runyon with political harassment, and Saulters has asked the county Merit Commission to reinstate him as a detective.Merit board members heard more than 12 hours...
Positive Thinking in a Negative World
The juxtaposition was striking and sad. Right next to the page in Sunday's Post-Dispatch where area teen-agers talked of how they fear the growing epidemic of violence that darkens their view of the future, the obituary of Dr. Norman Vincent Peale listed...
Presidential Performance: Hogs Win a Landslide
The flashes popped more often than the Arkansas Razorbacks and they made a school-record 20 3-pointers.In the top-ranked team's dressing room, President Bill Clinton had his picture taken with each of the 14 players, Arkansas coach Nolan Richardson and...
Presidential Performance: Hogs Win in a Landslide
The flashes popped more often than the Arkansas Razorbacks and they made a school-record 20 3-pointers.In the top-ranked team's dressing room, President Bill Clinton had his picture taken with each of the 14 players. There was a picture of Clinton, his...
President's Briefs Hold Resale Value Better Than Other Brands, He Claims
President Bill Clinton donated his old underwear to charity in the 1980s and took what may have been inflated tax deductions for it, documents published Tuesday showed.For at least several years as governor of Arkansas, Clinton gave old socks, long and...
Prime Time with Kids
NOW that the anticipation of the holidays is over, and your kids have extra time on their hands, you may be looking for some family fun that comes without a price tag. Here are some free or next-to-nothing activities to enrich your time together.Spend...
Progress Reported on Mideast Peace Delegations Expected to Meet Again This Morning
Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met into the night Tuesday and reported progress in ironing out disputes that have delayed the start of Israel's withdrawal from the Gaza Strip and the West Bank town of Jericho.Mahmoud Abbas, head of the Palestinian...
Publisher Sues over CD Copying of Legal Rulings
When Mitchell Gross got into the business of publishing court decisions on compact discs, he correctly figured that a lawsuit by the major print publisher of legal rulings would soon follow.Now Gross, chief executive of On Point Solutions Inc., is waving...
Redbirds Had a Chance to Sign Mickey Mantle
WITHIN Roger Kahn's baseball epoch are small events - fascinating, woeful, even timeless. Consider these:When the Chase Hotel finally allowed Jackie Robinson to stay there, the manager told him that he could not use the pool or dining room, and he couldn't...
Red Wings Spread Green
Central DivisionOne reason the Red Wings will win the division this season is management loyalty. The club continues to lock up all its good players, including Sergei Fedorov - who got a four-year, $12 million deal. Defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom will earn...
Refreshed by Break, King Fuels Michigan
Michigan junior Jimmy King said he had been struggling recently. But Tuesday night, King came off Christmas break with 22 points as the seventh-ranked Wolverines whipped Auburn 102-81 in the first round of the Fiesta Bowl Classic."I took time out during...
Russian Army Pilots Tricked Kidnappers Officials Recover $10 Million Ransom
The kidnapping of more than a dozen schoolchildren and adults in southern Russia was foiled by two army pilots who tricked the gunmen into landing in the wrong place, Defense Minister Pavel Grachev said Tuesday.The four gunmen had planned to land their...
Russian Pilots Got Kidnappers to Land in Wrong Spot
The kidnapping of more than a dozen schoolchildren and adults in southern Russia was foiled by two army pilots who tricked the gunmen into landing in the wrong place, Defense Minister Pavel Grachev said Tuesday.The four gunmen had planned to land their...
Russia's Independents May Hold Reins Parliament's Tugs of War Expected to Be More Complex Than Before
The new Russian parliament is expected to be a swirling mass of shifting alliances, with dozens of independent deputies holding the power to decide vote by vote who wins and loses.Communists, extreme nationalists and other opponents of President Boris...
Russia's Independents May Hold Reins Parliament's Tugs of War Likely to Be More Complex
The new Russian parliament is likely to be a swirling mass of shifting alliances, with dozens of independent deputies holding the power to decide vote by vote who wins and loses.Communists, extreme nationalists and other opponents of President Boris...
Schwendemann Considers Veto of Merit Plan
St. Charles County Executive Eugene Schwendemann says he may veto a merit system approved by the County Council for county employees.The council passed the bill Monday night by a 4-3 vote minutes after rejecting a plan proposed by Schwendemann to make...
Scouting for Tots for Integration
One of the biggest surprises my family encountered after we joined America's great trek to suburbia a couple of years ago was to find our son, now 4 1/2, suddenly in great demand at some local preschools.That's not a bad thing in the modern etiquette...
Separating Baby and Blankie `Loveys' Are Actually Step toward Autonomy, Many Experts Say
MEGAN FRANCO was frantic. She'd lost her baby."Baby" was her Puffalumps (which, for the uninitiated, is a colorful, cuddly, silky stuffed animal). Hers was a pony. Pink. And like the American Express card, Megan, 3, refused to leave home without it."We...
Should Private Mail Delivery Be a Crime?
If you are like most Americans, when you want to send written material that is pressing and important, you know better than to rely on the United States Postal Service, which will not deliver your message with much haste and may not manage to get it...
Slu's Turner: Sub Who Can Torpedo Foes
Donald Turner is four years older and 4 inches taller than his brother, Carl. Now a Marine, Donald has lost the basketball skills that once inspired his little brother."I used to watch him all the time and follow him to wherever he played," said Carl...
Snooze, Shop, Schmooze: It's the Holidays Harried Families Get Break from Conflicting Schedules
Because holiday vacations are often the only time families can break away from workaday cares, many households in the area seem determined this year to stick together.The holiday "is the only time we can all see each other," said Mary Kaiser, a grandmother...
Some Lost Everything in Mall Fire `I Am Literally Sick over It,' Says One
Business owners huddled on an ice-encrusted parking lot at the Seven Hills Plaza on Tuesday morning and peered into blackened shells that until Monday had housed their livelihoods.A five-alarm fire roared through the strip mall in north St. Louis County...
Sonics Whip Rockets in Battle of Top 2
Gary Payton and Ricky Pierce each scored 25 points as the Seattle SuperSonics beat Houston 112-97 Tuesday night to move ahead of the Rockets for the highest winning percentage in the National Basketball Association with a 21-3 record.Losing for the third...
Sports Shorts
Lemieux Says Return Likely To Be In MarchMario Lemieux told reporters before the Penguins-Flyers game Tuesday night that he probably won't be back with the team until March.Lemieux, the four-time National Hockey League scoring champion, has played in...
Stadium Lease Negotiations Plod Forward
The football is in Jerry Clinton's hands. Make that the documents.Lawyers for the city of St. Louis and St. Louis County met for several hours Tuesday morning drawing up documents that would transfer control of the domed stadium lease to a non-profit...
State Makes Offer on Workers Comp
Missouri Insurance Director Jay Angoff said Tuesday that he would grant a 16.8 percent increase in workers compensation rates for certain employers if a group of 14 insurers drops a lawsuit against his new plan to revise this insurance system.If the...
Steady as He Goes Consistency Puts Bliss at Head of Pack
Don Bliss is known for precision on the golf course. The truest measure of that precision probably took place on the final day of the Metropolitan Amateur Championship in August.One by one he spit out pars with crisp iron shots and deadly accurate putting....
Talbott Made His Name on Russia State Department Nominee Is an Old Friend of Clinton
AS A HIGH SCHOOL student, Strobe Talbott studied Russian. He wrote his thesis at Yale University on Russian poetry. He studied Russian literature at Oxford. And at age 24, he translated and edited Nikita Khrushchev's memoirs.It was the start of a career...
Tampa Bay Surprises Quebec 4-1
Danton Cole scored two goals and Petr Klima contributed a goal and an assist as the Tampa Bay Lightning ended a five-game winless streak by beating the slumping Quebec Nordiques 4-1 in a National Hockey League game Tuesday night.The Nordiques, who have...
The Dumb, Dim and Deserving from Goofy '93
ALTHOUGH THIS WAS the year that St. Louis was to establish a record for murders, the year began with the sentencing of alleged mobster Matthew "Mikey" Trupiano to 30 months in prison for his participation in a gin rummy game.It was that kind of a goofy...
The Timeless Tuxedo Can Still Turn Heads, Catch a Woman's Eye
I IMAGINE there are exceptions - Joey Buttafuoco, Axl Rose and The Penguin come to mind - but put a tuxedo on just about any man in America and immediately he becomes a sex object.This is a proven fact, thanks to research undertaken by an organization...
Trade Barriers Will Start Falling Saturday New Year Brings NAFTA Terms into Effect
Barriers to more than half of the United States' trade with Mexico vanish on Saturday. Mexicans are likely to feel it more, and more quickly, than Americans.Under the terms of the North American Free Trade Agreement, tariffs will disappear on about half...
U.S. Hits Japanese on Chips
The Clinton administration turned up the heat on Tokyo Tuesday in a dispute over computer-chip trade, suggesting Japan was reneging on an international agreement to buy American-made semiconductors.Lawrence Summers, Treasury undersecretary for international...
U.S. Sees Economy on Rise
More than two years after the recession's end, the wheels of industry finally will start humming in the new year, the government predicted Tuesday.The Commerce Department, in its 35th annual forecast of winners and losers in American industry, said prospects...
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