St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Articles from January 16, 1995

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1st Recycling Pickup Goes `Empty-Handed'
Lakeshire's first day of curbside recycling came and went recently without any glass, paper or plastic being picked up.Lakeshire's contract with Waste Recovery Management Group Inc. fell through in late December, and Mayor Maria V. Unger says she had...
Abused Wife Needs Safe Environment
Dear Open Mind: I have been living with an abusive husband for a very long time. I know there is no excuse for my tolerating him all these years but I never felt I had a choice. With no job skills and several children to think about, I thought I needed...
Accusations, Name-Calling Cloud Meeting
Another political campaign season has begun in Moline Acres with opponents accusing each other of bigotry, nepotism and incompetence.A meeting last week of the Board of Aldermen disintegrated into a 20-minute volley of shouting and name calling as officials...
A Holiday from Hate
For the second year in a row, controversy surrounding Muslim Minister Louis Farrakhan is occurring in the midst of the Martin Luther King birthday celebration. Last year, Mr. Farrakhan was embroiled in a fight with Jewish groups for defending anti-Semitic...
Airline Gains Loyalists with Its Food, Service
An airline with four-star meals on china and no middle seats to trap passengers might seem like a daydream to business travelers fighting today's crowded skies.But it is a reality on Midwest Express, which has been making money offering what most other...
Alcott's Story Prompts Talk among, about Little Women
DURING THE holidays, we got the entire family together to see the movie, "Little Women." With great anticipation we plunked down the small fortune now required for six theater tickets.Liz, my 17-year-old high school senior, was dying to see the movie....
Aldermen Discuss Decisions on Building Inspections, Codes
The Edmundson Board of Aldermen is debating how much control of building inspections to give to St. Louis County.City Attorney Frank Vatterot told the board last week that while Edmundson revised technical aspects of its building code whenever the county...
A Little Help Meals on Wheels Seeking Volunteer Drivers
For Angeline Herr, the Meals on Wheels program helps her take better care of her mother, especially when Herr is not around. But as colder weather increases the demand for meals, more volunteers are needed.Margaret "Maggie" Jost, president of the board...
All Hail, Vail Blues Believe Bonding at 8,000 Feet Helps Them in Climb toward Cup
Among Blues watchers, only the Brentwood fire marshal is happy the team opted for a Rocky Mountain high training camp.St. Louis fans would have packed the 400-seat Brentwood Ice Rink, with at least that many queued up outside waiting for the fire marshal...
Anxiety, Graves Disease Are Different
Dear Dr. Donohue: I have episodes of heart palpitations, sweating and breathlessness. My doctor, now retired, treated me with tranquilizers. He said I was extremely hyper.Recently, I was told I have traces of Graves disease. The diagnosis was vague,...
Are You `Hungary' for Goulash Soup?
DORIS SABO and her husband can get out their stockpot and get ready to enjoy a reminder of their recent visit to Hungary and Austria.While there, they enjoyed Hungarian goulash soup. "Doesn't especially sound good, but it is delicious!" she wrote. "They...
Arrest Closes Net on Far-Flung Car-Theft Ring
A theft ring running sports vehicles from Missouri to Florida may have been shut down with the arrest earlier this month of the operation's alleged leader, Dariel Bay, a former salvage dealer from O'Fallon, Mo.For nearly two years, investigators in both...
Arrest May Break Missouri-to-Florida Car-Theft Ring
A theft ring running sports vehicles from Missouri to Florida may have been shut down with the arrest earlier this month of the operation's alleged leader, Dariel Bay, a former salvage dealer from O'Fallon, Mo.For nearly two years, investigators in both...
A Steady Voice of Moderation
When John C. Danforth entered the Senate in the first days of 1977, he was a moderate conservative, and he found himself in the company of many like-minded men. When Mr. Danforth left the Senate this month, he was still a moderate conservative, but the...
A Step-by-Step Plan for Funding Revocable Trusts
Q. Several years ago my wife and I made revocable living trusts. But we never funded the trusts, mainly I suppose because we don't know what to put into each trust and how to do it. We have the usual types of assets - our home, some stocks, bonds and...
Being There Beats Hearing about It
I VAGUELY REMEMBER the secret missile shipment.The absurdity did not occur to me until I'd grown up that the town of Mount Summit, Ind., was atwitter days in advance about being along the route of something that was supposed to be a military secret.So...
Bills Guards Shooting for Consistency
H Waldman took the joking good-naturedly. That's his nature."Who was that wearing your uniform against Iowa State?" wags asked the St. Louis University guard. "It sure didn't look like you."Teammate Scott Highmark also heard questions from curious fans...
Bodies of Boy Scouts Found in Floodwater
The bodies of two Boy Scouts were found along a flooded creek Sunday, one day after they and another Boy Scout were swept into the raging water when a footbridge collapsed.The body of the other Scout was found late Saturday. The three teen-agers had...
Book Deal Imperils Gingrich, Dodd Says
Newt Gingrich's failure to abandon a book deal with a company owned by communications giant Rupert Murdoch could cost him his speakership, Sen. Christopher J. Dodd warned Sunday."I strongly advise the speaker of the House to cut this deal immediately,...
Bosnian Cease-Fire May Collapse
With a new escalation of fighting in northwest Bosnia, a U.N.-brokered truce appeared Sunday dangerously close to collapse without clearing the first of many hurdles.Bosnian Serbs stopped the movement of U.N. military convoys through much of their territory,...
Briefs
NationMASSACHUSETTSBishop Apparently Commits SuicideDavid E. Johnson, 61, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Masssachusetts, was found dead Sunday in his apartment in the Boston suburb of Framingham of what was apparently a self-inflicted gunshot wound...
Briefs
NationMEDIATBS Pulls Out Of Talks With NBCTurner Broadcasting System Inc. said Sunday that talks with General Electric Co. about a possible merger with NBC have broken down because of disagreements over who would control the resulting company.The Atlanta-based...
Business Bulletin Board
OPENINGS</P><P>Residential Mortgage Consultants has opened to provide residential real estate mortgage lending, including first and second mortgages, home-equity loans, bi-weekly payment programs and refinancing of existing mortgages....
. . .but Prices Aren't Rising Much
Meanwhile, inflation in 1994 was very moderate. The Labor Department reports that prices rose a mere 2.7 percent for the year, the same advance as 1993, and the fourth year in a row in which price increases have averaged no more than 3 percent. That...
Calmer Courier Updates His Game with New Attitude
Jim Courier, who seems to have grown his hair long to let it down, unveiled a new, no-worry attitude today that he hopes will bring him a third Australian Open title.Gone for the moment, along with his crew cut, is the surly demeanor that weighed him...
Careers: Students Pick and Choose High Schoool Survey Reveals Preferences
Nursing and the law are the top career choices of female high school students in the St. Louis area. Architecture and computer programming are the leading selections of male students.These are just a few of the results of questionnaires distributed in...
Cash in Those Chips for Great Party Grub
IF YOU'RE PLANNING a Super Bowl party, a Salute to Newt Gingrich party, a Winter-Is-Too-Darn-Long party, or if you just feel like partying, you're going to need some grub.People, or at least those we know, get pretty upset if you invite them to a party...
Challengers See New Hope against No. 1 Sampras
As the Australian Open begins today, the aura of invincibility that surrounded Pete Sampras each time he strode on court a year ago is gone.He won Wimbledon and the U.S. Open in 1993 before capturing the 1994 Australian and almost every other tournament...
Chargers' Defense Means Curtains for Steelers
Led by its injured-but-emotionally charged leader, linebacker Junior Seau, San Diego beat Pittsburgh at its own game and in its own back yard.The Chargers' 17-13 victory in the American Football Conference championship game Sunday came about primarily...
Chargers Turn out Lights in Blitzburgh
The San Diego Chargers crashed the Pittsburgh Steelers' Super Bowl party Sunday and in three electrifying sequences dramatically altered the landscape of "Blitzburgh."Stan Humphries threw two 43-yard touchdown passes in the second half - to Alfred Pupunu...
Charles' Valet Suspended Paper's Story of Muddy Dalliance Cited
Prince Charles' valet has been suspended after telling a Sunday newspaper that he used to wash the heir to the throne's muddy pajamas after he sneaked out of his country home to make love to his married mistress.A Buckingham Palace spokesman said that...
Coal Mine's Tourist Destination
Few people travel 600 feet down into the earth and experience the inky blackness of a coal mine.But if Chris Ledvina has his way, thousands of tourists every year will take that trip into the heart of the Old Ben No. 25 mine after it becomes part of...
Coffee Scalding Lawyer Finally Gets Last Word
Dear Readers: In the spirit of evenhandedness, I feel an obligation to print the following letter:Dear Ann Landers: I am the attorney who successfully represented the woman who sued McDonald's over spilled coffee. In your recent column on the subject,...
Colbert Wins Senior T of C in Playoff
Jim Colbert made a remarkable recovery from a bunker on the third hole of a playoff, then made a 3-foot putt to beat Jim Albus in the Senior Tournament of Champions on Sunday in Dorado, Puerto Rico.Colbert, whose tee shot on the third extra hole found...
Cold Wars Doctors Still Have Few Answers for Sniffle Sufferers
TYPICALLY, the common cold lasts seven to nine days, with or without chicken soup.If you're waiting for medical science to come up with a cure for the common cold, be prepared for a long wait. In fact, a simple, single cure may never be found. That's...
Comforting Casserole for Cold
NO MATTER HOW cold it is outside, you'll feel cozy and warm inside when you serve this family-pleasing casserole.The flaky crust hides a steaming sea of inviting flavors: tender chunks of tuna, bright vegetables, a hint of dill.Another reason you'll...
Common Ground Simon, Ashcroft Find Point of Agreement on Improving Nation's Education System
SENS. PAUL SIMON and John Ashcroft are two straight arrows separated by just about everything from ideology to state lines.Simon of Illinois is one of Congress' veterans, 10 years in the House and 10 in the Senate - a die-hard, old-style Democrat who's...
Company Dependency Care for Employees Gains Support
When her elderly mother's regular paid companion fell sick recently, a Rochester, N.Y., woman didn't need to take time off from work to help her.An aide was sent from an agency approved by the woman's employer, Eastman Kodak, which pays for up to 30...
Company Wants to Convert Your Vehicle into an Office
A Michigan company wants to put more offices on wheels - with most of the equipment and few of the distractions of a conventional office.Mobile Office Vehicle of Zeeland, Mich., builds a desk, file drawers and swivel chairs into the back of an extended...
Cook Reduces Fat to a Trifle
CALLING ALL dieters. Or anyone who made a New Year's resolution to eat healthier in 1995. If your resolve is starting to dwindle a little, let Trudy Monteith of Manchester work a little magic for you.Monteith knows about magic in general because she's...
County Officials Deny Annexation Opposition
St. Louis County does not have a knee-jerk reaction against proposals for incorporations and annexations that eat into its tax base, officials say.Planning Director Joe Cavato said that the officials were extremely sensitive to that complaint from their...
County Ponders Reclassifying Roads Goal Is Consistency, but Annexation, Incorporation Costs May Rise
St. Louis County is considering a bureaucratic change that would make incorporations and annexations more expensive.County highway officials have requested that slightly more than 100 miles of roads in the unincorporated area be reclassified as county...
Court Settles Question of Officer's Probation
An apparent judical error-which put an Overland police officer on probation for 30 days for speeding over 130 mph in St. Charles County - has been resolved through an order in the officer's court file.On his second-to-last day in office, former Associate...
Court Settles Question of Probation Error Cited in Officer's High-Speed Incident
An apparent judicial error which put an Overland police officer on probation for 30 days for speeding over 130 mph in St. Charles County - has been resolved through an order in the officer's court file.On his second-to-last day in office, former Associate...
Critics of `Unfunded Mandates' Target 1993 Voter Act
THE MOTOR VOTER Registration Act always held more appeal for Democrats than Republicans.Now its critics say the law epitomizes "unfunded mandates" - programs that Congress requires states to undertake without giving them federal money."I can't think...
Deaths from Heart Disease Decline, Survey Reports
Even though the death rate from heart disease dropped 24.5 percent between 1982 and 1992, heart disease and stroke still caused 42.5 percent of all U.S. deaths, the American Heart Association reported Sunday.In its annual statistical report, the association...
Dispute with Hud May Boil over City Panel Refuses to Cooperate; Court Next, Says Official
The executive director of the St. Charles Housing Authority says he tried reason and he tried compromise to persuade the Board of Adjustment to allow rental units for low-income people in a neighborhood of owner-occupied houses.The director, Robert McGuffin,...
District Agrees to Drive Information Superhighway
The Parkway School Board will spend $5.2 million for a communications system using fiber optics to connect the district's schools to a computer network.The system will cost $2 million more than projected. Hugh Kinney, superintendent for technology, said...
Doing Good Neighborhood Association Working for Community
Franklin Neighborhood Community Association members say that drug traffic has been all but eliminated from their area north of downtown Belleville and that over 300 pupils from Franklin and Jefferson schools are involved in association programs.Now 25...
Dr. King Sought Moral Transformation
After the assassination of Mohandas K. Gandhi in 1948, the American pundit Walter Lippmann distinguished the work of "seers and saints" from that of "legislators, rulers and statesmen."He devised a spatial metaphor: Statesmen were oriented "horizontally....
Euphoria Ram-Pant among Fans St. Louis `Waiting for a Winner'
FANS Inc. may not be talking, but the real fans are all abuzz.The mood was upbeat Sunday at Ozzie's Sports Bar at West Port Plaza, where more than 300 fans were watching the San Francisco-Dallas game - and smiling about the St. Louis victory. Everyone...
Ex-Acting Chief Sues City, Officials over Dismissal
Paul C. Spavor, acting police chief in St. George for four months last year, has sued the city and five officials saying that they conspired to fire him.The Board of Aldermen fired Spavor on Oct. 20 last year. He had been acting chief from Feb. 20 to...
Family Tradition: It Keeps New York Cleaners Thriving
The success of an intergenerational family business requires more than just passing on the capital assets.It requires passing on a strong work ethic and a clear set of business and ethical values.John McIntosh, 70, has clearly done that. John McIntosh...
February Hike in Interest Rates Is Almost a Certainty
Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan is still getting information from his most trusted adviser indicating that - despite six interest-rate hikes last year - the economy going into the new year continued to be "just about as strong as 1994."So it...
Fire Kills 3 Girls Family Fights in Vain to Save Sisters, Cousin
Family members groped their way through dense black smoke in a frantic effort to save three girls from a fire that rapidly swept through a small home early Sunday in University City.The repeated rescue attempts were in vain, and the smoke and flames...
Frisco Keeps Dallas at Bay Cowboys Turn over Title to Young, Niners 38-28
The blows came quickly, convincingly, in mind-numbing fashion.Three Dallas turnovers; three San Francisco touchdowns in the first 7 minutes 27 seconds of Sunday's National Football Conference championship game at Candlestick Park."It's like spotting...
Frisco Keeps Dallas at Bay Youngs, 49ers Turn Gifts into Nfc Title
The blows came quickly, convincingly, in mind-numbing fashion.Three Dallas turnovers; three San Francisco touchdowns in the first 7 minutes 27 seconds of play."It's really kind of comical - give San Francisco 21 points," Dallas coach Barry Switzer said....
Gambling Pie Slices Shrink; Fight for a Piece Heats Up
The debate in St. Charles on how to use casino gaming revenue probably will intensify as less money is left to divvy up.Already, City Council members have earmarked two-thirds of this year's $3.5 million in projected revenue. That means that only about...
Georgia Is a Peach, Albeit a Numb One
So, Los Angeles Rams owner Georgia Frontiere says she's "numb" over the move to St. Louis?No, we are numb.We knew this would happen, we knew that this was inevitable, but now that reality is smacking us in the face . . . wow. This is wild and a little...
Global Economy Will Continue to Yield Disasters
Orange County. A notorious example of greed, recklessness or just plain stupidity? No, a case of being corrupted by good luck.Robert Citron, who invested the county's money, did so well for so long that he lost his judgment. He thought his luck would...
Grumpy Switzer in Mudslinging Mood after Loss
To a whining Barry Switzer, the Real Super Bowl was more like the Mud Bowl.Two weeks of incessant rain left Candlestick Park in less-than-ideal shape Sunday, particularly between the hash marks.For Switzer, the defining mud moment in a 38-28 Dallas...
Hockey Deal Could Be Good for Both Sides
When my 9-year-old son, Peter, heard the National Hockey League lockout was over, his first question was: "Will the players be wearing salary caps?""No," I said."Why not?" he asked."Because they gave up everything else," I said.When I first read terms...
Howell Wrestlers Get Another Big Win
Francis Howell High wrestling coach Jud Hoffman just wanted to keep it close."Going in, (St. Charles West) was clearly the favorite," Hoffman said. "I'd say they would've been favored by at least 10 points."But in Thursday's dual meet at St. Charles...
How to Handle All Those (Really Funny?) Remarks
HERE'S humor advice for women:If you're a giggler, stop it immediately. Giggling is seen as evidence of insecurity. The giggler has no belief in her own ability either to make or to get a joke, and since she doesn't trust her own sense of humor, she...
Illinois Boats Holding Their Own against Competition
Since Dec. 9, the Alton Belle and East St. Louis' Casino Queen have been competing against two St. Louis casinos that have slot machines, but neither of the Illinois boats seems mortally wounded.A new report from the Illinois Gaming Board shows that...
Illinois Mine Rescue Team Puts Safety First
IT'S EVERY coal miner's worst nightmare: a fire or an explosion hundreds of feet underground, where no one can hear you scream.An expert squad of six men and one woman from the Illinois Department of Mines and Minerals wants miners to sleep a little...
Irma Shira Tucker, Theater Pioneer, Dead at Age 90
Irma Schira Tucker, the founder and driving force behind St. Louis' oldest professionally directed theater still in operation, died Sunday (Jan. 15, 1995) of a stroke at her home in the Central West End. She was 90.Mrs. Tucker founded City Players in...
Issel Surprises Nuggets, Resigns after 2 1/2 Seasons
Dan Issel, who helped turn around a foundering franchise, resigned as coach of the Denver Nuggets on Sunday, saying the duties and pressures of the job "have started to make me something I don't want to be."In a hastily arranged news conference, Issel,...
Issel Surprises Nuggets, Says He's through Coaching
Dan Issel, who helped turn around a foundering franchise, resigned as coach of the Denver Nuggets on Sunday, saying the duties and pressures of the job "have started to make me something I don't want to be."In a hastily arranged news conference, Issel,...
Judge Decries Cost of Juvenile Care
St. Louis County spent $1.3 million last year to send 50 to 60 juvenile delinquents to a dozen private facilities scattered throughout Missouri - an amount that one judge called excessive.Judge William M. Corrigan suggested that the delinquents be turned...
Judge Decries Cost of Keeping Young Offenders
St. Louis County spent $1.3 million last year to send 50 to 60 juvenile delinquents to a dozen private facilities scattered throughout Missouri - an amount that one judge called excessive.Judge William M. Corrigan suggested that the delinquents be turned...
Judge Dismisses Jury in Manslaughter Case
The mother of a 13-year-old boy who was killed while riding his bicycle said she was stunned when Circuit Judge Frank Conard last week dismissed the jury that had been deciding the guilt or innocence of the man accused of killing her son.The mother,...
Keenan's Short Workouts Draw Praise
Esa Tikkanen, just in from a 20-hour trek from his native Finland, gave a quick thumbs-up to Mike Keenan's familiar workout schedule.Tikkanen won his fifth Stanley Cup ring last season while Keenan coached the New York Rangers."Teek," as he is known...
King's Birthday Celebration Carries Special Meaning Here
As area residents, along with the rest of the nation, gather today to celebrate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, Norman Seay will be thinking about the small St. Louis group he worked with 24 years ago to establish the holiday.St. Louis...
King's Message of Hope Survives His Words Survive in People's Minds, Hearts and Daily Lives
Despite setbacks, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King's dream of racial harmony and equality in America is still alive.That's the message St. Louis area religious leaders gave to their congregations Sunday as they memorialized the minister and civil rights...
Lutheran-St. Charles Falls in Shootout at Valley Park
Talk about a shootout.Valley Park and Lutheran-St. Charles high schools staged an NBA-like contest at Valley Park Friday night, with the host Hawks coming away with a 95-84 victory.Lutheran-St. Charles (5-7) led 29-22 after one quarter, but Valley Park...
Making the Best of Relaxation Our Busier Lives Mean Less Time to Shift from Work to Leisure Mode
AMERICANS are taking vacations more frequently these days. But the trips are getting shorter.This year, Americans on vacation will average fewer than five nights away, compared to more than six nights a decade ago, according to figures compiled by the...
Mayor's No-Vote Decision Scotches Residency Change
Another effort to change Jennings' long-time residency requirement for city employees was thwarted last week when acting mayor Ben Sutphin declined to vote and said his vote "wouldn't change anything."Sutphin, conducting his first City Council meeting...
Mayor Will Avoid Annexation Battle with Election OK
Hazelwood Mayor David Farquharson says he will agree to have a proposal for Hazelwood's annexation of two unincorporated areas put on the ballot again April 4 so Hazelwood can avoid a costly legal battle with two fire districts.The election will be the...
Mercy Mission Doctor Spent Holiday in Camp for Refugees from Rwandan Conflict
At times she felt the threat of armed men. At times she felt the warmth of a needy child's touch. And at times she felt nothing - she was too busy in the M.A.S.H.-like atmosphere of the Rwandan refugee camp hospital.Now that Dr. Sharon Frey has returned...
Mexican Flavors Accent Low-Fat Chicken Soup
IF ONE SOUP could be called the national elixir of Mexico, it would be chicken tortilla soup. Nourishing, hearty and light all at once, this soup combines the flavors of toasted corn, simmered chicken, fresh cilantro and lime. It can be served as a one-dish...
Mexican Government, Rebels Resume Talks Meeting in Jungle First since Early Last Year
Peace talks between the government and Mayan rebels resumed Sunday after a 10-month break.A mediation commission announced that Interior Minister Esteban Moctezuma, perhaps the most powerful member of President Ernesto Zedillo's Cabinet, was heading...
Monday Memo
You're taking a walk, on a nice, cool winter day. It's sunny, with no strong wind; crisp, but kind of a pleasant day for walking.You happen, while out walking, to pass an automated teller machine. What's that fluttering around in the soft breezes? A...
More Jobs Don't Bring Better Wages. .
The unemployment rate fell yet again last month. In December, the figure dropped to 5.4 percent of the workforce, as the economy created 256,000 new jobs. That makes 1994 the best year for job growth since 1984, producing 3.5 million new jobs.That's...
Morning Briefing Eye Openers
Post-Dispatch movie critic HARPER BARNES offers this capsule review of the movie "Dumb and Dumber": A fairly entertaining slapstick comedy.Columnist WOODY WOODBURN of the Star-Free Press in Ventura, Calif., hasn't seen the movie, but he figures it must...
Morse Wins by 3 Shots in Hawaii
John Morse, again taking advantage of the par-5s, shot a 4-under 68 Sunday to win the $1.2 million Hawaiian Open by 3 strokes - his first victory on the PGA Tour.Morse, who held a 2-stroke lead entering the final round, finished at 269 over four rounds,...
Neighborhood Center Stalled, but Officials Open to Compromise
A scaled-down plan to build a neighborhood center in North Webster Groves got a negative reception from city officials.But city officials have agreed to meet with proponents to try to work out a compromise on the proposal.City Council member Gerry Welch...
Nike Ad Character Gets Name, and a Super Bowl Speech
Not only does the Kramer character on the "Seinfeld" television series finally have a first name (Cosmo), now the deranged fan played by Dennis Hopper in Nike Inc. commercials has a name: Stanley Craver.The name is revealed in a series of teaser ads...
Office Play the Banter of the Sexes Goes on from 9 to 5
OK, hypothetical situation time:Let's say a female co-worker is talking about returning to work after her maternity leave. A male colleague says, "What are you planning to do, set up a nursery in your office?" Wink-wink, snicker-snicker.Your reaction...
Officer Returns Fire, Killing DWI Suspect
A police officer in Franklin County fatally shot a motorist and wounded his son after the driver was stopped for a minor violation and then arrested for drunken driving, authorities said Sunday.New Haven Police Officer David Smith stopped a pickup about...
Officials Clash on Budget Disagreements Rife over Balancing Act
While Republicans expressed confidence Sunday that Congress would pass a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced budget, Labor Secretary Robert Reich warned that such an amendment would be a straitjacket on the government."The goal of a balanced...
Oldest NAACP Chapter Manages to Scrape By
The oldest NAACP chapter has raised the $17,000 it needed to make a partial payment on the mortgage on its dilapidated quarters and avoid foreclosure, officials said Sunday.The officials had said the deadline was on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which...
On Career Love Letters and Related Topics
TO: RRB, KIJ, LPB, LKR, WEC,AEZ, RTT, EDD, ETC, ETC.FROM: Efficiency Task ForceRE: Interoffice Mail ReductionYou should NOT have received this memo. Please erase your initials and initial your erasure.My column on "FYI" items prompted Ruth Imber of Albuquerque...
`On My Way,' Says Rams' Owner Finances Called Main Reason Behind Move to St. Louis
Georgia Frontiere kissed Los Angeles good-bye Saturday night and said she would meet us - if somewhat reluctantly - in St. Louis on Tuesday."I'm on my way," Frontiere told the Los Angeles Times in an interview. "I have to give my approval. I have no...
`On My Way,' Says Rams' Owner Football Deal Is Expected to Be Announced Tuesday
Los Angeles Rams owner Georgia Frontiere and other team officials plan to wrap up a deal over the next two days to end their 49-year relationship with Los Angeles and move the football franchise to St. Louis.Frontiere and team president John Shaw were...
Opponents Struggling with Petition
Opponents of a 51-acre shopping center proposed for South Kirkwood Road that would encroach on Meacham Park are having trouble meeting the referendum requirements of the city charter.They want the City Council to rescind two ordinances on the project...
Parents Push for Disabled Girl's Education School Officials Concerned about Students' Safety
Diane Light of Chesterfield likens herself to a punching bag: resilient."The more you bop me, the more I come back with greater strength. And I won't go away until I win," said Light, a mother who says she is willing to go to the U.S. Supreme Court to...
People
The boys - and the Big Man - got back behind the Boss.The E Street Band, which backed BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN for 15 years before splitting in the late 1980s, reunited briefly in New York to cut a pair of new tunes for a greatest hits album due out Feb. 28.The...
People in Business
BJC Health System appointed Nine Otto director of physician practice operations and Carol Schmidt director of network development, both for BJC Physician Services.Altair Travel & Cruises promoted Pam Chudzik, accounting manager, and Pat Eilermann, manager...
People to People
I would like to contact the descendants of Louise Lutz, born about 1895, married to William Lutz, lived on Big Bend in Maplewood; and Louisa Roethemeier, born June 15, 1863, in New Minden, Ill. MARY ANN WEINER, 12100-77 Montecito Road, Los Alametos,...

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