St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Articles from January 3, 1994

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13 X 3 = 10-0 for Billikens after Victory over Titans
There's more to basketball than how many times the ball falls through the hoop.St. Louis University proved that in Sunday's 91-77 victory over Detroit Mercy at The Arena.It also matters when and from where you hit your shots.A crowd of 7,482 watched...
1993 Year's Favorites
BEFORE we move ahead to the new ideas, new foods and new recipes of 1994, the Food section's staffers invite you to join us in a fond look back at our favorite recipes of 1993.Some of these recipes are for dessert, some are for main dishes and one is...
2nd String Ties Knot on Kc Win
As Buffalo increased its lead on Indianapolis, the number of Kansas City starters on the field at Arrowhead Stadium decreased.Marcus Allen came out after the first play of the second quarter. Joe Montana finished up after the first series of the second...
49ers Hunting Records against Eagles
Back in training camp, Mike Shanahan's hope was that the 1993 San Francisco 49ers' offense would become the best in club history.Heading into tonight's regular season finale against the Philadelphia Eagles, that goal doesn't seem at all far-fetched."I've...
8 Die on Missouri Roads over New Year's Period
Traffic crashes killed eight people on Missouri roads during the New Year's holiday weekend, including a woman from Kansas who died in a two-vehicle crash Sunday.Alison Fann, 36, of Kansas City, Kan., was killed when the car in which she was riding pulled...
94 Ways to Lose Weight in '94
IT HAPPENS every January - you start cutting calories and fat, only to drift back into old habits within a few weeks.</P><P>Not this time. Make 1994 the year your resolve sticks. The easiest way: Incorporate a few of the strategies below...
Accompaniment: Dorsett Inn's Food Goes with TV
When Bill McClellan fantasized about Bill Clinton one day last week, and suggested that the president might be forced into "trying to run the country out of an efficiency apartment," I chuckled at the picture created by the phrase.McClellan didn't go...
A Few Financial Leads for the New Year
In matters financial, it's tempting, and often necessary, to take a short-term view: Is there enough money in the checking account to cover next week's bills? How did my mutual fund do last month? Should I refinance now, or wait til next Wednesday?But...
A Model for Flood Control
A fight to save a levee on one side of the Mississippi River adds to the danger of overtopping a different levee on the other. A break in the Columbia levee on the Illinois side near Valmeyer gives relief to many residents around the River Des Peres;...
Apples Sweeten Scones
THESE SCONES are leaner and lighter than traditional versions. *****APPLE CHEDDAR SCONES1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 cup toasted wheat germ3 tablespoons granulated sugar2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt2 tablespoons...
Auld Lang Syne: Wine, Memories Flow as Al Baker's Bows Out
They came to celebrate and to mourn, to congratulate and to commiserate, to offer thanks and to share memories. But mostly, they came to Al Baker's on Friday night to do what they've done for more than 27 years: to eat and drink and be merry.They celebrated...
Baker's Dozen of Variations Makes Muffins to Suit Every Taste
THIS BASIC muffin recipe from Quaker Kitchens comes with a baker's dozen of variations. As a bonus, most of the ingredients are ones you probably keep on hand.To freeze muffins, wrap in foil or place in freezer bag. Seal, label and store. To defrost,...
Battered Smith, with Heart, Pumps Dallas to Division Title
After Emmitt Smith carried the Dallas Cowboys to a division title on a shoulder that belonged in a sling, he offered disbelievers a reminder.Only the shoulder had been separated. Not the heart."My heart," Smith said late Sunday afternoon, "is as big...
Big Red Hope Surge Muffles Bugel's Taps
Steve Beuerlein and the Phoenix Cardinals played like they want coach Joe Bugel to keep his job.Beuerlein wasn't even aware he set a Cardinals record of 14 consecutive completions to start the game, as the Cardinals rolled over Atlanta.The Cardinals...
Bloated Bureaucracy Blamed for Rising Welfare Costs
The cost of running welfare programs rose more than twice as fast as the number of people on the rolls, according to federal investigators. They blame an overly complex and bloated bureaucracy.A draft report by the inspector general at the Department...
Blues Prove Flameproof in 4-3 Overtime Win Janney"s Winner Snaps Losing Streak at 3
Perhaps it shouldn't be surprising that the first two periods of the Blues' 4-3 overtime victory over the Calgary Flames on Sunday night at The Arena could have put to sleep even the most rabid hockey fan.The sleep-walking Blues entered the game with...
Blues Prove Flameproof in 4-3 Overtime Win Janney's Winner Snaps Losing Streak at 3
Brett Hull and Craig Janney punctuated a boring and mostly lifeless National Hockey League game with excitement on Sunday night at The Arena.Hull broke Bernie Federko's club goal-scoring record, getting No. 353 of his Blues' career on the game-tying...
Board Plans to Hire New Superintendent in February
Kirkwood school officials say they will consider people from across the country in their search for a permanent superintendent for the district.A total of 115 people applied for the job, including Deborah S. Holmes, the district's interim superintendent,...
Bowden `Very Thankful;' Irish Are Fightin' Mad
Bobby Bowden posed with a national championship trophy Sunday, joked with reporters and said how grateful he was to finally win it all.Lou Holtz wasn't so happy."It's going to be nice that people won't remind me every day that we never won a national...
Brain Drain Hits War-Torn Area Professionals Leave Former Yugoslavia, Taking along Region's Hopes
HUNDREDS OF thousands of the former Yugoslavia's best-educated people are fleeing war, poverty and hatred, creating a brain drain that has not only hastened economic ruin but also removed a moderating force from the region's politics."It's difficult...
Briefs
NationSTORES MAY MERGEBloomingdale's Buys Share In Bankrupt Macy'sBloomingdale's parent company bought a share of R.H. Macy & Co. Inc. with an eye toward eventually combining the two into the nation's biggest department store company.Federated Department...
Bulletin Board
GETTING IT RIGHTThe Steinway Piano Gallery at 12033 Dorsett Road in Maryland Heights is owned by David Slan. Steinway and Sons of New York says the gallery is the only authorized dealer of its pianos in St. Louis.An item in the Bulletin Board Dec. 27...
Business Fee Hike Studied Vote in April May Decide Licensing, Sales Tax Issues
Creve Coeur voters soon may find on the ballot proposals to increase business fees and the sales tax rate.This week, city officials will consider several ways to revise business license fees, including a recommendation from a task force of the Creve...
Carnahan Ponders Past, Future in Government, Plans to Stay Put
Nearly a year after moving into the Governor's Mansion, Mel Carnahan says that he and his wife, Jean, finally slipped and called it "home" the other day.Despite urgings that he seek the 1994 Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate, Carnahan said he wants...
Carondelet Greenway Trail Expected to Open in Summer
A portion of the Carondelet Greenway, the first public rails-to-trails facility in St. Louis County, is expected to open for public use this summer.Gateway Trailnet Inc., a nonprofit organization, bought the 6.2-mile strip of former railroad right of...
Cemetery's Condition Angers Relatives `I Feel Mighty Bad to . . . See All These Weeds,' Says Daughter of Buried Woman
Relatives of those buried at Greenwood Memorial Cemetery in Hillsdale have the same problem as the families of those at Gatewood Gardens Cemetery in St. Louis had last summer - they can't hack their way through the brush and weeds to find their family...
Cesar Romero, 86; Acted in Movies, as Joker on TV
Cesar Romero, the tall, suave actor who capped a long film career with a popular television role as The Joker on "Batman" in the 1960s, has died at age 86.Mr. Romero died Saturday (Jan. 1, 1994) at St. John's Hospital and Health Center. Gary Miereanu,...
Citing Criticism at Meetings, Trustee Davidson Quits Post
Riverview trustee Jay Davidson has resigned from his post on the village's board, effective Friday.Davidson has missed the last six board meetings, according to many accounts. All but two of his absences were excused. Trustee Chairwoman Elizabeth Morris...
Clinton Is Squishy on Civil Rights
A year into his presidency, Bill Clinton is a paradox on civil rights, behaving a bit like Ronald Reagan and sounding a lot like Dan Quayle.He has dragged his heels in making his civil rights appointments. He has denounced affirmative-action-advocate...
Coast Guard Wants to Give Casinos Solid Berth
Developers who plan casinos in Missouri on the Missouri River got a little holiday gift from the U.S. Coast Guard. Commander Scott P. Cooper, who's in charge of the St. Louis office, has recommended that the casinos be required to remain dockside.In...
College Operates `Elderhostel' Program People over 60 Learn about St. Charles, Midwest History in Monthly Sessions
Groups of elderly students soon will descend on St. Charles County Community College to glean a little Midwest history from the St. Charles area and just about anywhere else in Missouri.The community college entered the Elderhostel program this year,...
Community School Seeks Permits to Build Addition
The Community School, a small, prestigious private school in Ladue, wants to expand its enrollment by nearly one-third in the next eight years. Last week, it asked for the city's permission to build facilities that would serve the pupils.At a meeting...
Computer Simulation of Health Care Plan Won't Work
Perhaps America's worst Christmas present in 1993 was given by Maxis Business Simulations. With money from the Markle Foundation, the company produced a computer game called SimHealth, which allows you to design your own national health care system.Building...
Concealed Mayhem
The stories have appeared frequently in recent weeks, maybe too often for the public to comprehend. One day, it was a high school in Chelsea, Mich.; another, it was a business conference room in Boise, Idaho; a third incident erupted in a pizza parlor...
Coping with Toothaches during Dentist's off Hours
Dear Tooth Doctors: There are no all-night drug stores in my town. The last time I had a toothache, my dentist was unavailable and I was up all night suffering. Do you have any suggestions for coping with the pain if this happens in the future? J.D.,...
Cowboys Take Giant Step toward Defending Crown
The Dallas Cowboys have to win two more games to get back to the Super Bowl. It won't get any tougher than it did Sunday for the team that everyone expects to be there.Dallas won the National Football Conference East title and got home field for the...
Crimes against Children Upset Families, Neighbors
Dear Open Mind: I'm concerned about the mental health of every mother in the St. Louis area. What can we do to stop the heinous crimes committed against our children? I'm angry, extremely angry. I'm afraid to allow my daughter to walk up the street to...
Dagwood Gets an Italian Accent
SOMETIMES A sandwich is just right for supper. My sandwich creations are much more than a few slices of cold cuts slapped between slices of bread. First I design the sandwich, and then I build it. I like a sandwich of substance. Something I can sink...
Deadbeat Dads and Mrs. Doubtfire
It was an omnipresent image during the holiday season: a paunchy guy with a coat over his head and his wrists in cuffs, squeezing into the back seat of a police cruiser after being hunted down for nonpayment of child support. The only gifts his kids...
Decent Compromise on Ethanol
The Clinton administration has resolved a longstanding dispute over what type of gasoline additive should be used to help clean up the air in the nation's nine dirtiest cities. The Environmental Protection Agency decreed last month that cleaner-burning...
Demotion of Chief Debated Fire Department Head Is Replaced by the Marshal
The demotion of Fire Chief William Bogue of the Florissant Valley Fire Protection District was necessary, supporters of the move say. Critics of the action argue that it was vindictive.Directors of the fire district demoted Bogue last week to firefighter,...
Detroit Leads Wire to Wire in Winning Nfc Central Title
They aren't called "Team Trauma" for nothing.The Detroit Lions, with third-stringers Erik Kramer and Eric Lynch leading the way, played nearly flawless football in beating Green Bay to win their second NFC Central title in three years.As a result, the...
Doctors Should Disclose Drug's Sexual Side Effects
Q: I hope you can help me with an embarrassing problem. I take Cardizem, hydrochlorothiazide and Inderal for high blood pressure and heart problems. Since starting on Inderal I have been unable to obtain an erection. Although I am 71, I still have...
Don't Assume You Are Center of the Universe
I WAS sitting with my mother in the hospital lobby the other day waiting until we could see my father in the intensive-care unit. Mom and I were talking and smiling. Perhaps for the first time in days we felt that everything was going to be OK with Dad.Across...
Don't `Reform' the Federal Reserve
Currently, two major proposals to reform the Federal Reserve System are pending in Congress - one in the Senate and one in the House. The stated objective of each is to make the Fed more accountable. These reforms, however, would undermine the Fed's...
Doyle, Cowie Lead Ambush to a 17-4 Victory
Forward David Doyle scored three goals, and goalie Bill Cowie yielded only two third-quarter goals as the Ambush defeated the Chicago Power 17-4 in a National Professional Soccer League game Sunday.Kevin Hundelt added two goals and two assists, and rookie...
Encountering `Chris Kong' and Political Correctness
Some cities enjoy soaring signatures. The Eiffel Tower declares, "This is Paris," just as the Statue of Liberty speaks for New York and the Gateway Arch proclaims St. Louis.Other cities reach to the sky but fall short; think of Indianapolis and its monstrosity...
Fighting Erupts in Mexico; 56 Killed Rebels Declare War in Name of Indians
Government soldiers fought hundreds of armed guerrillas on Sunday after the rebels seized San Cristobal de Las Casas and three nearby towns in southern Mexico only hours into the new year.The assaults Saturday killed 26 people. At least 30 more perished...
Fish Story Loch Ness Study Shows `Nessie' May Be Sturgeon
Forget the leftover dinosaur theory. The legendary Loch Ness monster may be nothing more than a lovelorn Baltic sturgeon who blundered into the Scottish lake in search of a mate.That's the conclusion of "Nessie" hunter Adrian Shine and a new study that...
Flipping over Special Pancakes
WHEN MY WIFE, Barbara, recently brought home a sackful of cinnamon rolls for breakfast, I was thrilled - so thrilled, in fact, that I didn't wait until morning to devour the first one.Since I have a wheat intolerance, almost anything labeled "wheat free"...
Florida to Sue U.S. for Immigrant Costs
FLORIDA GOV. LAWTON CHILES has announced that he will sue the federal government to recover millions of dollars spent on social services for illegal immigrants, joining a chorus of complaints from other states burdened by a growing wave of immigration.Chiles...
For San Diego, It's 8-8 & out Season's Gate
John Carney gave San Diego the lead for good, then let the Chargers defense take over in the last six minutes of their victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.Carney's fourth field goal, a 45-yarder in a light rain, put the Chargers ahead 19-17 with 6...
For Unexpected Guests, Presto, It's Red Pesto
RECENTLY, AN assistant at my cooking school arrived at work in a state of near panic. She had cooked and entertained family and friends throughout the Christmas season and was looking forward to some post-holiday relaxing. But when she looked at her...
Ghost Towns: Communities Fight for Life
MARIAN Bartholomew's prized organ - a Yamaha with a double keyboard - lies silent now, frozen in mud and snow, its pedals covered with icicles.A few feet away, a stack of white china dishes leans against a cottonwood tree. A mirror lies shattered on...
Giuliani Calls for Unity, End to Fear New NYC Mayor One of Several Rookies Taking over in Big Cities
MAYOR RUDOLPH Giuliani called for unity in racially polarized New York City in his inaugural address Sunday while promising to crack down on crime and tackle the city's perennial budget problems."The era of fear has had a long enough reign," Giuliani...
Goal No. 353 Makes Hull Proud to Be a Blue
Brett Hull couldn't have picked a better time to break Bernie Federko's Blues goal-scoring record.His 353rd career goal, at 3 minutes 29 seconds of the final period Sunday night, tied the game 3-3. That set the stage for Craig Janney's winning goal in...
Gop: Independent Counsel Needed for Clinton Probe
Senate Minority Leader Bob Dole, R-Kan., and House Minority Whip Newt Gingrich, R-Ga., Sunday urged Attorney General Janet Reno to appoint an independent counsel to investigate any involvement by President Bill Clinton with a failed Arkansas savings...
Graceland Meatloaf, 7up Salad: Cookbook Is Fit for the King
ELVIS PRESLEY would have been (some would say will be) 59 years old on Saturday.In his honor, you might want to enjoy (some would say endure) the fabulous meal Elvis once flew from Memphis to Denver to feast on. Here's how: simply take a loaf of unsliced...
Guns, Reality Promise Intrigue for Coming Year
YOU DON'T NEED a crystal ball to foretell the future - at least not if you're trying to predict the most interesting squabble of 1994.When St. Louis Police Chief Clarence Harmon responded to the city's record homicide count with a promise that his officers...
History, Heritage of City to Be Written with Grant Area Was Chosen Because of Airport Buyouts
A proposal to document the history and heritage of Kinloch will become possible with a grant from the Missouri Humanities Council's "Scholar-in-Residence" program.The study will highlight some of the factors that have influenced Kinloch's history, including...
If It Was the Finale in Foxboro, Pats Make It a Memorable One
The sellout crowd stood during the entire overtime. On first and 10 from the Miami 36, Bill Parcells went for it all.New England quarterback Drew Bledsoe threw deep to Michael Timpson on a slant-and-go with 10 minutes 16 seconds to go in OT. Touchdown!...
Illinois Hooks' Horns despite a Late Rally
Deon Thomas looked around Assembly Hall on Sunday afternoon and shook his head. He had seen a game like this one on Dec. 22 in St. Louis against Missouri.Illinois has a seemingly comfortable lead. The other team starts connecting on 3-pointers while...
Indian Rebels, Mexican Troops Clash; 26 Killed `Zapatista' Fighters Protest Poverty, Nafta, Treatment by Government
Armed guerrillas fought regular soldiers Sunday after withdrawing from San Cristobal de Las Casas, a popular tourist town. But they held onto three other villages in the area and seized a fourth.The weekend uprising killed at least 26 people, including...
In Ot, Jaeger Kicks Raiders into Playoffs
Jeff Jaeger ended one of the wildest games of the National Football League season and kicked the Los Angeles Raiders into the playoffs with a 47-yard field goal for an overtime victory over Denver.The teams get to do it all over in the playoffs next...
Invention by an Illinois Man Controls Weeds around Posts
A national erosion-control company is urging state highway officials in Illinois and Missouri to begin using rubber mats made from old tires to control weeds around posts and guardrails.The thin black mats are called "weedstoppers." Their inventor is...
Israel Lets PLO Sweat over Talks Rabin Takes Tough Line after Latest Rejection
Israel withheld approval Sunday for a new round of peace talks with the Palestinians. Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin reportedly told his Cabinet that he was willing to let PLO chief Yasser Arafat "sweat a bit."Rabin also warned that if Arafat did not accept...
Joella Cain: New Book Spoofs Sexual Nuances
The differences between the sexes provide everlasting grist for poets, psychologists and talk show hosts. Writer Joella Cain planted her tongue firmly in her cheek and wrote a satirical study of the games and nuances men and women use to "either captivate...
Kc Finds Winning Feeling
In their first home game as AFC West champs since 1972, the Kansas City Chiefs mounted a comfortable early lead and then held on for a victory over Seattle, completing an 11-5 regular season."We really feel like we won the division today," said cornerback...
Keeping Posted
EMERSON ELECTRICNew Products Pay Big DividendsInvesting in new products is paying big dividends for Emerson Electric Co.The Ferguson-based company noted in its annual report recently that products introduced in the last five years accounted for $2 billion,...
Kuralt Won't Tamper with `Sunday Morning'
THIS MONTH, Charles Kuralt's "Sunday Morning" marks its 15th year as television's refuge for the written word.Other writers watch the CBS News show and envy its images, elegantly strung together by writers whose insight and grace have wrung eloquence...
Lawsuit over Drive-Through Tests Disability Laws' Reach
WHILE HURRYING to an appointment last spring, Terrylene Sacchetti pulled into the drive-through of a West Los Angeles Burger King for a quick meal for her 2-year-old.Sacchetti, a deaf actress from nearby Santa Monica, was unable to use the intercom,...
Learning to Excel at Shrimpmanship
WHEN MY mother bought shrimp years ago, she had one decision to make: whether to buy small, medium or large shrimp. When shopping for shrimp today, you still have to decide on size, but now you have more choices.Sizing up shrimp: Big shrimp are usually...
Lemieux's Hat Trick Lifts 'Hawks
Left wing Jocelyn Lemieux scored three goals and added an assist, leading the Chicago Blackhawks to a 5-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday night.Jeremy Roenick and Dirk Graham also scored for Chicago, and goalie Ed Belfour stopped 32 shots. ...
Marian Boyd of Kirkwood; Teacher, Started Band
Marian Elaine Boyd, a retired Kirkwood School District music teacher and founder of the AIM Community Band, died Sunday (Jan. 2, 1994) at her home in Kirkwood after suffering from cancer for six years. She was 62.Mrs. Boyd moved to the St. Louis area...
Maybe the `January Effect' Will Have No Effect This Time
The stock market has risen sharply, as I predicted it would a couple of weeks ago. It started with small stocks and moved to big-capitalization stocks represented by the Dow Jones industrial average, which finished the last week of 1993 very strongly.With...
Mccarthy Laments U.S. Ethics Nation Is Becoming `Morally Dead,' He Tells Audience
By ignoring racial inequalities and other problems, the United States is nearing its moral and ethical death, former U.S. Sen. Eugene McCarthy said here Sunday."I'm not saying we're doomed, but we're in for a difficult time," McCarthy said.He made the...
Menu Marvels Based on Beans
CANNED TUNA USED to be my emergency dinner, when I needed something fast. Now I'm just as likely to open a can of beans.I used to think of these as desperation meals. However, the flavors are so good that I prefer to think of them as 15-minute menu marvels.When...
Mgm Grand Is Grandest, on Many Levels
New Year's weekend marked the grand opening of The MGM Grand Hotel, Casino & Theme Park. The actual opening of the world's largest hotel two weeks ago may have been soft, but it wasn't quiet.On hand for the MGM debut - in addition to celebrities like...
Morning Briefing Eye Openers
Those who've been compiling Eye Openers were sorry to read about the resignation, probably forced, of Sacramento Kings general manager JERRY REYNOLDS. Here was a guy who had a way with words - and didn't let a lack of success go to his head.The Los Angeles...
Mu Puts Collar on Huskies; Tigers 8-1 after 85-71 Win
A thing of beauty this win was not.Sure, Missouri slapped Washington 85-71 Sunday in front of 13,349 in the Hearnes Center, hoisting its record to 8-1 this season.Tigers senior Mark Atkins - a discombobulating 0 for six against Mercer on Thursday - played...
Neely's Hat Trick Lifts Bruins Past Caps
Cam Neely notched the 10th three-goal game of his National Hockey League career Sunday as the Boston Bruins raced to a 5-0 lead en route to an 8-2 victory over the Washington Capitals.The hat trick, Neely's second of the season, gave the winger 26 goals...
New Abortion Clinic's Lease Canceled in Springfield, Mo
The developer of an office complex where an abortion clinic had already leased space has retroactively added a restriction forbidding such a clinic, a newspaper has reported."I consider it a real victory," said Peggy White, president of the Springfield...
New Vegas Angles for `Whales' and Families
A press kit from a Las Vegas casino that includes photos of exotic birds and a five-page guide to its wildlife collection is not such a rare species these days.In the new Las Vegas, even a bus ride down the Strip brings a melange of images: a pyramid...
New Year Could Contain Clearer Vision for Some
Dear Abby: Once again, during the month of January, the American Optometric Association is carrying out its 1994 VISION USA program to provide free eye care to low-income, uninsured working Americans. From today to Jan. 31, low-income working people...
NFL Postscripts
MILESTONE MEN</P><P>Not even missing two games at the beginning of the season could keep Dallas' Emmitt Smith from winning his third successive NFL rushing title. Playing the second half and overtime of Sunday's 16-13 victory over the...
'Nole More Frustrations 12-1 Florida State Gets a Boot out of National Title
At last, Bobby Bowden's fiendish flirtation with a national championship had been requited.In the marathon Orange Bowl on Saturday night, his Florida State Seminoles had slipped behind Nebraska 16-15 with 1 minute 16 seconds left. But Florida State parried...
Notebook
A Cheap Life Saver</P><P>A cheap mix of water, sugar and salt that has saved millions of lives overseas could save American children too, doctors say.</P><P>The solutions, called oral rehydration therapy or ORT, prevent the...
Obituary
Gerald W. Brooks</P><P>Gerald William Brooks, 59, of Winfield died Tuesday (Dec. 28, 1993) at St. John's Mercy Medical Center in Creve Coeur after a brief illness.</P><P>He was a machinist and was employed for 30 years with...
Oilers Ground Jets' Playoff Chances Fellow Houston Aide No Buddy of Ryan's; Gets Sideline Punch
The Houston Oilers had a bigger fight among themselves than they got from the New York Jets on Sunday night.Reserve quarterback Cody Carlson guided the Oilers to a victory that knocked the Jets out of the playoffs. Meanwhile, Oilers defensive coordinator...
Oilers Oust Jets; Assistants Rumble Fellow Houston Aide No Buddy of Ryan's; Gets Sideline Punch
The Houston Oilers had a bigger fight among themselves than they got from the New York Jets.While reserve quarterback Cody Carlson guided the Oilers to a victory that knocked the Jets out of the playoffs, Oilers defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan took...
Park Is Place to `Lie Back'
THE RAT-A-TAT-TAT of assorted woodpeckers, redheaded and otherwise, echoes among the trees of Ramsey Lake State Park north of Vandalia, Ill.A big whitetail doe explodes out of a gully and bounds up the hill, pausing at the crest to glance back over its...
Parkway Deals with a Second Gun Episode Parents Asked to Discuss Issue
Parkway School District officials plan to warn parents today to safeguard their weapons and talk to their children about guns in school, after a mother tripped over a loaded pistol two weeks ago at Shenandoah Valley Elementary School in Chesterfield.The...
People
A magical moment occurred during BARBRA STREISAND's landmark concert in Las Vegas, Nev., Saturday night when the noted perfectionist . . . goofed.She got mixed up on the words to her own song, the 1976 hit "Evergreen." One reason that Streisand has avoided...
People to People
Family: I am looking for my nephew, Mike Ramond Winsett. He was born to Edmond and Bonnie Rae Sharp Winsett in St. Louis on March 19, 1970.Because my sister was unable to care for him, she relinquished her rights to him, and I took him myself.When I...
Personalization of Foreign Relations Is in the Worst National Tradition
The United States enters the New Year with a justified confidence in the domestic prospect but no reason at all to believe that a good year is ahead in its international relations. The Somalian and Haitian fiascoes have been evidence of an administration's...
Pistons' Thomas Going to Knicks, Newspaper Says
Guard Isiah Thomas, the backbone of the Detroit Pistons through good times and bad, appears to be on his way to the New York Knicks, the Detroit Free Press reported today.Thomas, who helped lead the Pistons to two National Basketball Association championships,...
Preschool in Nation's Top Ten Affton-Lindbergh Center Cited by Child Magazine
When Michael Zugmaier moved back to the St. Louis area from California, one thing he needed was a preschool for his son, Casey.Zugmaier, 38, a kitchen designer, asked help from the University of Missouri at St. Louis. Counselors there told him about...
Rangers Are Entering the New Year Hoping for Continued Happy Returns
If the Rangers are wishing for anything this New Year, it's more of the old one. After all, 1993 - at least from October on - was mighty generous.Best record in the NHL (26-9-3), most points (55), fewest goals against (97), top-ranked specialty teams,...
Ransom Leads Siuc Past Northern Iowa 75-61 in Valley Opener
Racquel Ransom had a game-high 20 points and 13 rebounds, carrying Southern Illinois University-Carbondale past Northern Iowa 75-61 Sunday in the Missouri Valley Conference opener for both schools.Ransom, a junior out of East St. Louis Lincoln High,...
Readers Explain How Advice Changed Their Lives
Dear Readers: A few weeks ago, I asked my readers to write and tell me how my advice turned out. I was totally unprepared for the avalanche of mail that is still arriving in my office.Here's a sample of what I've been getting: ...
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