St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Articles for January 2012

January 14, 2012

Business Digest
Patriot to idle mine production - Patriot Coal Corp., the U.S. mining company spun off from Peabody Energy Corp. in 2007, said it will idle production in West Virginia because of reduced demand for coal used by steelmakers. The company will halt two...
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January 23, 2012

Obama Is Weighing How Tough He'll Talk; State of the Union Strategy Sessions Take Up Issue of How Much GOP Might Be Willing to Cooperate
WASHINGTON - For weeks, President Barack Obama and his top advisers have been meeting around the gleaming table in the Roosevelt Room, debating what to include in the State of the Union address that will double as the national opening of the president's...
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Recovering Giffords Is Leaving Congress; She Bids Farewell in Video but Leaves Door Open for Future Service
PHOENIX - In part, the short video has the feel of a campaign ad: the strains of soft music, the iconic snapshots of rugged Arizona desert, the candidate earnestly engaged with her constituents.Interspersed with the slick montage of photos and sound,...
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Castle Doctrine Cases to Get Stricter Review; Spate of Shootings by Homeowners Is Prompting City Police to Act
ST. LOUIS - William J. Whitfield came home early one January morning in 2010 to find his tiny brick bungalow just about emptied out by burglars.They took his tools, his computer, his flat-screen televisions."They tried to get my washer and dryer too,...
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