St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Articles from March 7, 1994

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125 Years Siu at Carbondale Plans Celebration for `Birthday'
Southern Illinois University which began as a small, modest teachers' college and grew to serve tens of thousands of students annually with scores of major fields of study - turns 125 years old this week.The university was created as Southern Illinois...
A Civil War Hero Remembered March to Cemetery 350 Gather to Rededicate Grave of General Sherman
On a chilly February afternoon in 1891, more than 10,000 St. Louis residents walked for miles to attend the burial of Civil War hero Gen. William T. Sherman in Calvary Cemetery in North St. Louis.Mourners, including Buffalo Bill, a host of dignitaries...
A Defeat for Terrorists
The message of the convictions of four people in the bombing of the World Trade Center should be clear: Terrorists will be punished. The government's case, painstakingly built on details like telephone records, chemical analysis, rental contracts and...
Advisers Put Brokerages on Defensive
Name a brokerage firm and Mark Kasen probably worked there.During the past two decades, Kasen has been a stockbroker at more than a dozen brokerage firms.Today, however, Kasen has turned the tables on his brethren. He now advises investors making arbitration...
A Free Ride for the Clintons?
Just after the 1992 election, I recall watching on C-Span a panel discussion featuring several journalists. One of them, National Public Radio's Mara Liasson offered that with Democrats in power everywhere, the traditional claim of journalists - that...
Agency Offers Teens Path to Independence
Steady employment at a car wash and a clean bed to sleep in may not seem like much, but to Joe they represent a marked improvement in his direction and quality of life.Joe, a 19-year-old high school dropout who spoke on the condition that his real name...
Agency's `Balloon Mailing' Helps Launch New Product
Geile-Rexford Associates conducted the direct-mail campaign for the rollout of Empire Comfort Systems' new Solstar line of vent-free gas heaters.The promotional tagline, "Here Comes the Sun," was used to promote the Solstar heater's use of radiant heat...
A Killer Disease Returns
The World Health Organization rightly criticized this country and several others last December for doing little to address the global epidemic of tuberculosis. This infectious disease became less of a priority once the number of TB cases began to drop.But...
Aldermen Argue over Procedure for Agendas Airing of Candidates' Forum on Cable TV Sparked Dispute
The procedure for setting the agendas of O'Fallon Board of Aldermen meetings came under question last week when an alderman complained that a proposal he wanted considered was removed from the agenda.The issue sparked an argument Thursday night among...
A Little Bacon, a Lot of Flavor
FREQUENT READERS of the Two's Company column will notice that bacon is a popular ingredient, especially during the winter. You could attribute it to my Midwestern desire to coat myself with fat to fight freezing, or the fact that bacon has often been...
A Mother's Poignant Defense of Couple's Living Together
Dear Abby: I missed the letter from "Old-Fashioned," who evidently did not approve of people living together before marriage, but I had to write to you when I read the reply from "Sharon" - whose fiance moved in with her prior to their marriage to help...
An Easy Fruit Gratin Warms Up Cool Nights
BECAUSE winter where I live is frequently a season of unpredictable snowstorms and of freezing temperatures, I sometimes find that my plans for cold-weather entertaining must be canceled.That has certainly been the case in 1994, with major snowstorms...
Arsenic Finding Causes Concern
Dear Dr. Donohue: My urine analysis shows a high level of arsenic. Need I be concerned? Should it be treated? How? What are the possible sources of arsenic?Arsenic comes in poisonous and non-poisonous forms. Much of the arsenic to which we are exposed...
At All Ages, Competitive Spirit Burns on Ice
Short-track speed skating demon Maggie Brown, age 5, is furious.She knew it would be tough to win the Novice Pee Wee class in this weekend's 68th St. Louis Silver Skates Championships, with lightning-quick Laura Johnson, the one wearing The Beauty and...
Baby Shaq? Ritter's White Has Dimensions to Be Biggest House on Block
Fifteen minutes before practice at Cardinal Ritter College Prep, a lone figure was sweeping the gym floor.Make that a 6-foot-9, 265-pound lone figure.Jahidi White is not too big to bend to a chore, not too big to help his basketball team in small ways.That...
Bill Sets Gambling Lease Power Council Would Have Final Say on Riverboats in Unincorporated Areas
The St. Louis County Council would get the final say on riverboat gambling leases in the county's unincorporated areas, under a bill proposed by Councilman Jerry Corcoran, D-St. Ann.Corcoran began his push for council control after a lawyer for the county...
Bill Would Let Council Decide Gambling Leases
The St. Louis County Council would get the final say on riverboat gambling leases in the county's unincorporated areas, under a bill proposed by Councilman Jerry Corcoran, D-St. Ann.Corcoran began his push for council control after a lawyer for the county...
Board Weighs Salary Freeze Superintendent Faces Scrutiny of Job and Contract Evaluation
If the Rockwood School Board freezes salaries to cope with a financial crisis, the $110,500-a-year pay of Superintendent Dennis Peterson will be on ice, along with that of every other employee."I would not consider letting the board give me a raise if...
Bonbons Are Bake-Off's Best
AS ALEX TREBEK'S hand hovered over the silver dome that concealed the Pillsbury Bake-Off's winning dish, the quest to find America's finest home cooks was about to come to its tantalizing finish.The "Jeopardy!" game show host, who served as the bake-off's...
Bond Investors Wait for the Next Blow from Interest Rates
If you've been socking your money away in bond funds, now is nail-biting time.Interest rates are heading up, and as they rise bond prices do a belly flop, because interest rates affect the sale price of bonds.So, it's a good time to look at what you're...
Briefs
WorldSOUTH AFRICAMandela Urges Participation In VoteNo one should fear an African National Congress government - not the army, police, business leaders or dissident groups opposed to South Africa's first all-race election, Nelson Mandela said Sunday...
Briefs
WorldSOUTH AFRICAMandela Urges Participation In VoteNo one should fear an African National Congress government - not the military, police, business leaders or dissident groups opposed to South Africa's first all-race election, Nelson Mandela said Sunday...
Brooks a Bright Spot for Oakville Wrestlers in Unfulfilled Season
Not since the 1980s had Oakville High coach Rocky Streb had so few qualifiers in the Missouri High School Wrestling Championships.Among the Tigers' five qualifiers, only one - 119-pounder Cedric Brooks - made it to the championship final where he lost...
Bulletin Board
OPENINGSFloral designers Sue Martini, Judy Page and Lorene Rowland have opened A Floral Gallery at 716 Wydown Boulevard, Clayton, Mo. 63105. The grand opening celebration started last Thursday and concludes today. Phone: 314-727-1166.BRANCHING OUTCreative...
Burden of Latin Machismo Hispanic Women Hit School, Work Barriers
HAYDEE MARIN, an activist in Miami's Nicaraguan community, recently had a quick pizza lunch with a male friend. The check was less than $10, and the place wouldn't take the man's credit card for less than $20. He wasn't carrying cash, so Marin gladly...
Candidate for Senate Has Reputation for Bucking Democrats' Traditions Murphy Backs Term Limits, Balanced Budget Measure
Marsha Murphy says she wants to do in the U.S. Senate what she's done as Jackson County executive:Shake things up.Since taking office in 1990, Murphy has riled fellow Democrats in Kansas City by eliminating patronage hiring in county goverment, instituting...
Charismatic Carr Cools It, Then Sparks Salukis
Chris Carr, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale's affable forward, once struck up a conversation during a team flight with a fellow passenger despite the man's deep slumber. A stranger.Asked Sunday if he could strike up a conversation with anybody,...
CIA at Fault for Putting Security in Hands of `Sweat Merchants'
Aldrich Ames, the CIA official accused of being a Russian penetration agent, was "fluttered" - polygraphed - in 1986 and in 1991. If he is found guilty, that would prove the "lie detector" is unreliable. It would show how the CIA was lulled into a false...
College Students Lightening Up Campus Gourmets Eating a Healthier Diet, with a Few Predictable Exceptions
Light Twinkies, the newest item on the menu at Belleville Area College, illustrate sweetly what whets the appetite of college students.They want to have their cake and eat it, too. But they don't want the calories, cholesterol, fat and sugar that can...
Courting Voters: 37 County Judicial District Poses Heafty Problems
Running a campaign for an appellate court seat in 37 counties of Southern Illinois has never been easy, say two Democrats vying for nomination in the March 15 primary for one of the seats.Just getting one's name known in all of the counties is a major...
Directors Guild Honors Spielberg with Top Prize for `Schindler'
Steven Spielberg turned serious with "Schindler's List" and won the top prize Saturday night from the Directors Guild of America.The honor makes him a serious favorite for his first Academy Award.Only three DGA winners since 1949 have not repeated as...
District Title for Indians
The Wentzville High girls' basketball team used a big first half and its homecourt advantage to knock off Hannibal 57-46 in the title game of the Class 4A District 9 Tournament Friday.The Indians, who led 12-7 after one quarter and 30-17 by halftime,...
Dorothy Found New Road for Women
SOMETHING astounding happened at Lillehammer during the Olympics that may change life as we know it for women over 50.A little white-haired lady, who has never had her teeth capped, worn lip-liner, had major reconstruction, and whose name isn't Cokie,...
Double Duty: Restaurant's Utility Player Keeps Things Cooking
Every now and then, a restaurant writer is trapped. The good ones find a way to wriggle out of it.I walked into the Ninth & Russell the other day, intent on a little lunch.The Soulard spot is a friendly restaurant and bar whose name and address are the...
Evening Approach Given to New Drug
Monsanto Co. is trying to pump up flagging sales of a fledgling drug by recommending that patients take it only in the evening.That strategy should help offset the drug's biggest side effect, says Monsanto's drug subsidiary, G.D. Searle & Co.The main...
Exchange Program Opens World to Students
Benjamin Williams enjoyed the experience of a lifetime that influenced his plans for a future career.Rachael Gotter improved her Spanish while realizing cultural differences mask the basic oneness of human nature.Both St. Louis-area high school students...
Execs' Personal Trading under Fire
The recent firing of one mutual-fund family's very visible portfolio manager has people wondering - what kinds of standards and ethics should portfolio managers follow when trading securities for their personal accounts?"I'm not so sure portfolio managers...
Expert: Population Solution Is Voluntary Contraception Access Might Cut Growth Rate
Population policies that leave family planning up to the parents actually could keep down the world's growth rate, says the executive director of the United Nations Population Fund.Such policies mean, in part, that couples themselves determine the size...
Ex-Teacher Wolfberg Leaves Audience Howling
Style isn't everything in comedy, but it helps. In the case of the erudite ex-school teacher Dennis Wolfberg, it isn't just the manner in which his vivid descriptions emerge, it's the punctuation. The punch lines explode from his lips like the words...
Families' Fun `Brush-Ins' Promote Good Hygiene
Dear Tooth Doctors: I just took my daughter to the dentist and was told that it was important to encourage good brushing habits at a young age. Do you have any suggestions on how to do this? S.W., O'FallonUndeniably, children learn best from example....
Family Cap on Benefits Is Pondered Government Tallies Cost for Disabled Children
The Social Security Administration is counting the number of families that receive disability benefits for more than one child, the first step toward a cap on cash assistance to low-income children with disabilities.Social Security's study is driven...
Famous Poem Can Become Tiresome, Author Says
JENNY JOSEPH is weary of the poem she wrote more than 30 years ago - when she was a young woman."When I am an old woman I shall wear purple" has taken on a life of its own. It has become world-famous.But lots of people don't know its title - "Warning"...
`Fire Wall' Will Aid Inquiry, Gore Says Whitewater Damage Already Done, Gop Says
Top White House officials, including Vice President Al Gore, said Sunday that the White House has built a "fire wall" to guard against further mistakes in the handling of the Whitewater issue.Gore and White House senior adviser George Stephanopoulos...
FTC Rule Will Drag U.S. into the World of Grams and Liters
METRIC measurements are inching their way onto more American product labels.Federal Trade Commission rules that went into effect Feb. 21 require that new labels printed for consumer products include metric as well as the English units customarily used...
Fumbling of Whitewater Affair Angers Clinton
PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON'S decision to drop White House Counsel Bernard Nussbaum and issue strict orders against further contacts with the Whitewater investigation came after a belated realization that the appearance of a cover-up might prove more damaging...
Future's Here: Wu's Data Network Already Up and Running
The information superhighway will be running at top speed in a few years, making us all infinitely better informed and smarter, filling our leisure time with productivity, keeping us fashionably up to date, etc.Those are messages from Vice President...
Garden Plots Sunny Skies Are Planting Ideas in Minds of Eager Gardeners
The cold war is about over and spring fever - also known as itchy green thumb - is setting in.Lawn and garden care outlets here enjoyed their first big weekend since the fall bulb planting season. "With the sun out like it is, the people are coming...
Give Fresh Salads a Dressing-Down
THE WELL-DRESSED salad is not just a bowl of super-fresh ingredients. Good salad dressings are a must to enhance the delicate flavors of lettuce, vegetables and fruit.Yet trying to keep salads low in fat with homemade dressings is tricky - a classic...
Group Objects to Development Proximity to Old Stanislaus Site, `Rock' Building Concerns Many
A group of north St. Louis County residents is asking the St. Louis County Planning Commission to reject a proposal to rezone almost 14 acres of land for construction of single-family homes off Howdershell Road near Florissant.They are concerned about...
Hebron's Aftermath Fractures Israel Hawks, Doves at Loggerheads over Killings
THE REALIZATION that one man with a submachine gun in his hands and murder in his heart was able to set back hopes of peace has forced Israelis to take a hard look at themselves.Many are anguished that a Jew could commit such an atrocity. After years...
Hints from Heloise
Dear Heloise: Do you find it a hassle to plan seating for a large event? Try this:Cut a long sheet of wax paper and roughly draw out the shapes of the tables. Get those little self-adhering price-tag circles and write the name of each guest on the circles...
Howell Wins District Title
Balance has been a key all season for the Francis Howell High basketball team. Friday night was no exception.David Grossman scored 16, Sean Lewis 14, Mat Mower 12 and John Spencer nine as the top-seeded Vikings pulled away from Chaminade 63-48 in the...
Huston's Solo Act a Winner at Doral
Playing as a onesome after Fred Couples withdrew with a back injury, John Huston came from 4 shots behind Sunday to shoot a 6-under-par 66 and win the Doral Open by 3 strokes.Huston was alone over the first 11 holes at Doral's Blue Monster course after...
Incumbents Await Congressional Challengers Durbin Apparently Secure after Serving 12 Years in Congress; Says `I Treat Every Race Seriously'
After a dozen years in Congress, Richard Durbin has a reputation for snuffing out cigarettes and Republican challengers.The Democratic congressman is relaxing through the March 15 primary, waiting to see which Republican novice he will have to extinguish...
Incumbents Await Congressional Challengers Morris Working to Gain Name Recognition in Bid to Unseat Costello; Her Gop Foe's Even Less Visible
Republicans have typically faced problems getting anyone to run against U.S. Rep. Jerry F. Costello, an entrenched Democrat from Belleville.Not so this year, although one of the two GOP contenders is largely unknown in Metro East and the other is a vaguely...
Irvan Edges Wallace to Win at Richmond
Pit stops were the difference Sunday as Ernie Irvan outdueled former St. Louisan Rusty Wallace to win the Pontiac Excitement 400.Early in the 400-lap race on Richmond International Raceway's three-quarter-mile oval, Wallace was making up ground by getting...
Irvan Edges Wallace to Win at Richmond
Pit stops were the difference Sunday as Ernie Irvan outdueled former St. Louisan Rusty Wallace to win the Pontiac Excitement 400.Early in the 400-lap race on Richmond International Raceway's three-quarter-mile oval, Wallace was making up ground by getting...
Israelis Scoff at Attempts to Disarm Them
WHEN THE army showed up outside David Axelrod's front door with an order to stay away from Palestinians and hand over his gun, he climbed out the bedroom window, his Uzi weapon in hand.The 27-year-old native of the Queens section of New York and other...
Jittery Blues Get Acquainted with Nedved
Blues winger Brendan Shanahan served as Petr Nedved's chauffeur on Saturday afternoon, picking him up at the airport and dropping him off at his hotel, with one intermediate stop.At Shanahan's house. Shanahan turned the visit into an impromptu open...
Keeping Posted
CAREERSFree Aviation Fair Is Set For SundayA free aviation career fair for high school- and college-age students will be held on Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Henry VIII Hotel and Conference Center near Lambert Airport.Sponsored by FAPA Inc., publisher of...
Kids Help with Fast Favorites
ARE NUTRITION and speed in the kitchen compatible? We think so, and most of our columns are about just that. But when you add kids to the preparation equation, the food should not only be quick and nutritious, but fun.We tried to think of the meals that...
Kilgus to Get MRI on Shoulder
The Cardinals bullpen, not overly strong anyway, is in further flux today.Lefthander Paul Kilgus is preparing for a magnetic resonance image exam to determine what is causing the strain on his left shoulder. He was injured last month while throwing at...
`Larroquette Show': Existential Comedy
IMPROBABLE as it sounds, Thomas Pynchon, great American novelist, has served as a script consultant for "The John Larroquette Show," that bleak, mordantly funny sitcom wasting in the lowlands of NBC's Tuesday nights."In a weird way, we got him to rewrite...
Lowest Restaurant Scores
The following restaurants scored below 90 recently in inspections in St. Louis and St. Louis County. The grading scale is 85-100, A; 70-84, B; and under 70, C. The reports cite critical violations (noted below) that require immediate action and carry...
Mad Gunman's Dog Recovering Nicely
Meeting "Eddie," a friendly Scottie-Cairn terrier mix with bristly amber-colored hair, you'd never guess that less than a month ago he lay near death in Granite City, bleeding from gunshot wounds inflicted by his owner.Eddie - his name has been changed...
Mammogram Debate Pits Fear, Doubt Tests' Value for Women under 50 Questioned; Health Officials Upset
Fear kept showing up at the breast cancer information booth at the Working Woman's Survival Show last month. Women gave endless excuses for not getting mammograms."Now they have another one, and of all places it's from the National Cancer Institute,"...
Mat-Inee Idol Missouri Wrestler Has All-American Looks, Holds
Wrestlers often have bruises and scratches on their face, cuts on their necks, black eyes or mutilated ears. Not Shaon Fry. Friends and teammates at the University of Missouri take note of his dark brown eyes, square jaw and perfect hair, and say he'd...
Melina Mercouri; Actress, Greek Government Official
Melina Mercouri, the Greek actress who gained fame in the film "Never on Sunday" and became a crusader for the arts as her nation's culture minister, died of complications from lung cancer Sunday (March 6, 1994).Miss Mercouri, about 70, died at Memorial...
`Melting Pot' Shows Signs of Boiling Over
HE GREW UP in a religious, middle-class American family. He graduated summa cum laude from college and at commencement received an award for character, personality and special service.Then it was on to medical school and a career as a doctor - not just...
Mexico's Revolutionary Commitment to Reform
The Mexican government and the Zapatista National Liberation Army have reached a tentative 32-point accord. The agreement will now have to be ratified by Indian communities throughout Chiapas, a process that is expected to take a few weeks. The peacefulness...
Mike Sieker: Retraining, on the Double
Laid-off General Motors welder Mike Sieker is pursuing a new career with intensity and dedication. Sieker attends both day and evening school at Vatterott College in St. Ann.Sieker is working toward an associate's degree in heating-air conditioning-refrigeration....
Milk Was the Culprit in Flatulence Problem
Q: Thank you, thank you! I never would have believed it but your advice about flatulence worked. I kept track of what I ate and when I passed gas. To my surprise I discovered that milk was the major culprit. I have cut back and the gas has almost disappeared.A:...
Monday Memo
Exercise isn't a whole lot of fun for certain people. Oh, sure, there are those lean and muscular types who are always extolling the virtues of exercise, be it lifting weights, swimming or running.They will fill your ear with all the wonders of exercise,...
More Than Meatloaf When It Comes to Comfort Food, You'll Be Surprised at What Soothes
MACARONI AND CHEESE. Now there's a comforting thought.So is Grandmother's vegetable soup. And bread pudding. And gooey butter cake. And anything chocolate.Unless, of course, you prefer something spicy. In which case you may savor the soothing sensation...
Morning Briefing Eye Openers
The ad is supposed to be a knee-slapper, but TONYA HARDING's lawyers aren't laughing.A potential legal brawl has emerged over use of the Olympic figure skater's photo in a pun-filled newspaper ad for two music bargain stores in New York.The skater's...
Msd Rejects Settlement of Tax Case District Wants U.S. Courts to Set Rates, Critic Alleges
The Metropolitan Sewer District has turned down a proposal to settle a case that could lead to a $40 million refund of an improper sewer rate. That move prompted a critic of the district to charge that the district wants to force the federal courts to...
Mvc Madness Has N. Iowa in Spotlight
The folks from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, like everyone else, didn't expect to see Northern Iowa in tonight's Missouri Valley Conference Tournament championship.Then again, they don't call it March Madness for nothing."Crazy things happen...
Mvc Madness Puts N.iowa in Spotlight
The folks from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, like everyone else, didn't expect to see Northern Iowa in tonight's Missouri Valley Conference Tournament championship.Then again, they don't call it March Madness for nothing."Crazy things happen...
National Forum for House Debates
The House of Representatives is about to do something that could be good for the country and for itself. On March 16, in prime time, the House will hold the first of a projected series of formal debates on national issues, with a format designed to let...
Nedved Blends in with Blues Some Are Future Ex-Teammates
Blues winger Brendan Shanahan served as Petr Nedved's chauffeur on Saturday afternoon, picking him up at the airport and dropping him off at his hotel, with one intermediate stop.At Shanahan's house. Shanahan turned the visit into an impromptu open house."Shannie...
New Redbird Struggles against His Old Birds
The question was an innocuous "What's up?""Everything's up," Cardinals righthander Rick Sutcliffe replied. "Curveball, slider . . . "Sutcliffe, making his debut with the Cardinals, will be happy to know that the first inning of Sunday's exhibition game...
No Justice by Default
In arguments before the Missouri Supreme Court last week, state officials challenged a ruling by Circuit Judge Byron Kinder that struck down the formula for distributing state aid. But at least some of the judges wondered whether the case has to be decided...
Northern Iowa Reprising Its Giant-Killer Act
The Panthers of Northern Iowa, looking regal in their purple uniforms, are having a rowdy weekend in St. Louis. They may not go home until they excavate The Arch and haul it back to Cedar Falls.These accidental tourists came to town seeded fifth in the...
Notebook
Hormone Of Olympians</P><P>At the Olympics, the world of sports served up its fiercest competition, and athletes responded much as they would to real-life danger.</P><P>In that "fight or flight" response, adrenalin, now more ...
Obituaries
Anna Jane Ecker</P><P>Anna Jane "A.J." Ecker, 50, of St. Peters, died Thursday (March 3, 1994) at her home.</P><P>She was a desk clerk at the Hampton Inn in St. Peters. She was a past officer and member of St. Peters Parks...
On the Menu
FOOD NEWS of note:</P><P>Label learning: The new nutrition information labels popping up on food packages will be everywhere by early May. In an effort to help consumers understand the changes, DePaul Health Center is sponsoring a presentation...
Out of Work: Meeting Set to Discuss World Unemployment
Nearly one out of three workers in the world's labor force either has no job or is earning too little to live decently, the International Labor Organization reports.Despite a decline in joblessness in the United States, the U.N. organization with 169...
Panel Reports on Suggestions for Discipline
Parkway school officials should strengthen the school discipline policy and get tougher with problem students, a study group has recommended.The recommendation is one of six that the group proposed last week to the Parkway School Board. For two months...
Panthers Surprise Tulsa
Northern Iowa's 79-73 victory took top-seeded Tulsa out of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament on Sunday at The Arena.It followed almost to the letter the college basketball script for March.How often have you seen it happen at tournament time?...
Peak of Valley: Siuc vs. N. Iowa Salukis Put Bradley in Tank
Officer, we'd like to file a missing persons report.Name of the missing? Deon Jackson and Billy Wright. Roger Suchy and Anthony Parker. Just put down: Bradley Braves.Description? Last seen wearing red and white. Baggy shorts. Nice sneakers. They were...
People
Former Vice President DAN QUAYLE is waiting for the end of his book tour before deciding the next chapter in his political career. Quayle told a group of Christian farmers that he was seriously considering another run for office."After I complete my...
People to People
Wanted: While I was a junior at Central High School in St. Louis, I won first prize in the Clean-Up Campaign poster contest. The year was 1938, and Frank E. Lawrence, head of the civic bureau of the Chamber of Commerce, ran the campaign.A plaque was...
Pierre Laclede Nets Big Catch in Sabreliner's Corporate HQ
One of Clayton's oldest and largest office complexes, the Pierre Laclede Center at Forsyth Boulevard and Hanley Road, has landed another corporate headquarters. Sabreliner Corp. signed a five-year lease for a full floor - 15,200 square feet.The April...
Plan Would Use Neighbors' Pools No Swimming at Memorial Park until New One's Finished in July
Webster Groves plans to offer residents an opportunity to use swimming pools in neighboring communities until construction of the city's new pool is completed.The new pool at Memorial Park will not be ready until July - at the earliest.Mike Opperman,...
Police Group Calls Pepper Spray Safe, Effective Weapon but Others Say It Has Helped Kill at Least 14
Pepper spray is an effective weapon that doesn't kill, a police group says - even though at least 30 suspects have died after being sprayed.The International Association of Chiefs of Police examined 22 of the deaths and found that pepper spray was not...
Purdue Surprises Michigan
Glenn Robinson, who scored 37 points, hit a driving jumper with 6.5 seconds to play that lifted ninth-ranked Purdue over No. 3 Michigan 95-94 Sunday. The win moved the Boilermakers into first place in the Big Ten Conference.Michigan led 94-87 with 1...
Put It on the P.A
The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis is accepting applications for interest-free loans for the 1994-95 school year. Loans are available to students of any age who have graduated from high school or earned a General Equivalency Diploma. The students...
Put It on the P.A
The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis is accepting applications for interest-free loans for the 1994-95 school year. Loans are available to students of any age who have graduated from high school or earned a General Equivalency Diploma. The students...
Radio Claims Serb Jets Destroy Bridge in Raid
A NATO jet buzzed besieged Maglaj in northern Bosnia on Sunday after state-run radio claimed Bosnian Serb warplanes had destroyed a bridge.Bosnian radio and Croatia's HINA news agency said Bosnian Serbian planes had destroyed Maglaj's only bridge, which...
Regulators Set $20 Million Fine for Met Life
The nation's insurance regulators endorsed on Sunday a $20 million fine for Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. It is accused of looking the other way while its sales agents deceived thousands of customers.The National Association of Insurance Commissioners...
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