St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Articles from July 18, 1995

17 Cyclones Compete in Regionals at Siu-E; 15 Advance to Nationals
The Cyclones, a St. Charles County track and field club, participated in the United States Amateur Track Federation Region IX Championships earlier this month at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.Top-three finishers in each event qualify for...
4,000 Muslims Elude Serbs Men Who Fled Srebrenica Tell of Seeing Many Bodies
About 4,000 Muslim men escaped into government-held territory Monday from the conquered U.N. "safe area" of Srebrenica with harrowing tales of a six-day flight along forest paths littered with dead and wounded comrades.The men managed to elude Srebrenica's...
A Hobby That May Set Record
`YOU should get rid of those old classical records," I told my husband Don. "CDs are the way to go. And we'd have more room.""I don't like CDs," Don said. "The sound is dead. They can't compare with LPs from the '50s and early '60s. Besides, my albums...
Aldermen Seek Umsl Satellite Center Educational Facility Coming to County, but No Site Picked Yet
St. Peters aldermen say they will push for the University of Missouri at St. Louis to establish a satellite center in St. Peters.The Missouri Coordinating Board of Higher Education decided June 15 that the university could set such centers in St. Charles...
Beast of East Defending Emba Champ Undefeated - Barely
What a ballgame.East League leader VFW Post 2866 and St. Paul staged a terrific East Missouri Baseball Association battle Sunday afternoon at St. Paul. VFW won 6-5 in 12 innings."It really was a great game," VFW manager Harold Orf said. "We had our hits...
Best of West Expected Battle with St. Peters Fizzles - Twice
Old Monroe's Pat Callihan expected a battle. So did St. Peters' Rick Reno.But Sunday's East Missouri Baseball Association doubleheader at C-H Park belonged to Old Monroe. The visitors won 12-3 and 8-1, improving to 9-1 with their ninth consecutive victory.St....
Blues, Colts Stay Unbeaten League Action Heading into Final Weeks, Playoffs
By Joe Lyons St. Charles Post Special Correspondent</P><P>The Blues (7-0) and the Colts (6-0) continue to set the pace in their respective divisions of the Larry Schieni Memorial Girls Summer Basketball League at the St. Charles Boys...
Briefs
WORLD SOUTH KOREA Rescuers Still Hope To Find Survivors</P><P>Still hoping to find survivors, rescue workers found only air pockets and decomposing bodies in the rubble of a collapsed Sampoong Department Store in Seoul Monday, raising...
Bush Portrait Is Unveiled; He Likes It
When Lyndon B. Johnson saw his White House portrait, he snapped, "That's the ugliest thing I ever saw." When Nancy Reagan saw Ronald Reagan's portrait, she ordered it redone.George Bush came back to the White House for the unveiling of his official portrait...
Calgary Makes Page Its 5th Coach in 5 Years
Pierre Page, a former coach of the Minnesota North Stars and Quebec Nordiques, was hired Monday as coach of the Calgary Flames.He signed a multiyear contract and becomes the National Hockey League team's fifth coach in five seasons. He inherits a club...
Cards Cut Hemond; Gilkey Returns, Gets Three Hits
The Cardinals reduced their catching corps to two Monday when, for the second time this season, they designated Scott Hemond for assignment.Hemond was let go to make room for outfielder Bernard Gilkey, who was activated from the disabled list and played...
Catcher Hemond Let Go to Make Room for Gilkey
The Cardinals reduced their catching corps to two Monday when, for the second time this season, they designated Scott Hemond for assignment.Hemond was let go to make room for outfielder Bernard Gilkey, who was activated from the disabled list and played...
Clinton's Late Entry as a Conservative
President Bill Clinton has had about as many political make-overs as his wife has had new hairdos. The latest - budget-cutting social conservative - is the least credible.For most of his political life, at least since his defeat for re-election as governor...
Complain Effectively - Feel a Lot Better
Debi and Gregg Boehlefeld have made a career out of getting their money's worth.Whether it's diaper tabs that don't stick, frozen food with fewer servings than the package promised or gasoline station restrooms that are beyond filthy, they make sure...
Complaints Delay Ladue Accreditation
Despite a glowing report from state evaluators, the State Board of Education has held up accreditation of the Ladue School District because of complaints that school officials don't listen to parents, especially black parents.In response to the complaints...
Compromise Saves Historic Home Quiktrip Agrees to Plan to Avoid Razing House on Kingshighway
St. Charles officials and the QuikTrip Corp. have found a way to avoid demolishing a house that the Historic Landmarks Preservation Board wanted saved, a city councilman says.Rory Riddler, 1st Ward, said the company has worked out a compromise with...
Day One: Hail, Hail, the Rams Are Here Crowd, Climate Give Players Warm Welcome
A funny thing happened Monday afternoon as the Rams bounded off three buses for another round of two-a-day drudgery. As they walked down a roped-off runway toward the practice field at Parkway Central High, fans were packed two deep. They started applauding.Asked...
Did Simpson Have Strength to Kill?
O.J. Simpson's damaged, arthritic wrists would not have prevented him from yanking back his former wife's head by her hair and slashing her throat, as long as she was immobilized, Simpson's doctor testified Monday.Dr. Robert Huizenga conceded that although...
Did Simpson Have Strength to Kill? Defense Witness States at Trial It Is `Possible'
Prosecutors at the O.J. Simpson murder trial played an exercise video showing Simpson doing push-ups and leg stretches Monday in an effort to prove that he was physically capable of the killings.The workout video, called "O.J. Simpson Minimum Maintenance...
Empower Citizens, Not Bureaucrats
For the past decade or more, reformers in both major political parties have advocated a new approach to governing - an approach that empowers citizens, not bureaucracies, to meet America's challenges.Simply put, as our country moves into a new economic...
Etiquette Experts Offer Tips on Eating Asparagus
Dear Abby: Please settle a question that's been bothering several members of our club: What is the proper way to eat asparagus?I believe I remember reading in Emily Post's book of etiquette that it's proper to eat asparagus with your fingers, but never...
Fan Scales Fence, Approaches Aikman
Troy Aikman, one of the Dallas Cowboys' most valuable players, was their most vulnerable player on the practice field Monday.That was apparent after an incident in which police arrested a distraught woman at the Cowboys' training facility and charged...
Fans See a Little Bit of History
Rams fans played hooky Monday afternoon and went to school.Instead of calling on prospective clients, architect John Hassinger went to the Rams' first open practice at Parkway Central High School.Victoria Ciaramitaro of Overland swapped her shift as...
Foot Drop Comes with Loss of Nerve Function
Dear Dr. Donohue: Please explain "dropped foot." Or is it "foot drop"? I understand there is no feeling in the foot because of damage to a nerve in the leg. My sister has it and now wears a brace and does exercises at home.Either expression is acceptable,...
For Europe, the Betrayal of Bosnia Is a Historic Dividing Line
Eugen Weber, in "The Hollow Years," his history of France in the 1930s, remarks that in 1930 the postwar years were ending but some already "speculated that the prewar years were now beginning."The same may be said in 1995. The great power order imposed...
Fox Network Throws Carnival-Themed Party
NOTHING strange happened to Karl Schaefer, creator of Fox's "Strange Luck" at the press party for the network's fall series. But that in itself was strange."Strange Luck" is about a photographer, played by D.B. Sweeney, to whom unusual things happen....
Getting Tough on Equal Access
One day after the United States appeared to have blinked when Japan refused to bend to the threat of sanctions if it didn't open its automobile market, the Clinton administration took an action on trade of at least equal significance, and a tough one....
Grain Prices Sizzle in Hot Weather
Grain prices soared Monday on forecasts that crop-wilting heat may return to the Midwest after last week's record-breaking heat wave.On the Chicago Board of Trade, July soybeans futures closed up 23 3/4 cents at $6.43 3/4 a bushel, July corn climbed...
Grand Funk Declining Sales of New Pianos Reflects the Instrument's Changing Role in American Culture
BACK IN 1893, American piano manufacturers were nervous about a new threat to their trade: the bicycle. With yearly sales of $50 million, that big-wheeled menace loomed over the piano business, luring players out of the parlor and onto the streets.One...
Heat-Struck Chicago Struggles with an Overflow of Victims
The Midwest and East breathed easier Monday as a killer heat wave loosened its grip. But bodies continued to pile up at the morgue in Chicago, and officials said the death toll nationwide - already in the hundreds - would keep climbing.Temperatures dipped...
Heat Wave Abates; Killed 17 in Area
The heat wave just past claimed 17 victims in the St. Louis area, including two elderly people whose bodies were found Monday in stifling homes.In St. Louis, the medical examiner's office reported a total of 12 deaths caused by heat. The St. Louis County...
Honor Roll
Students at Jefferson Middle School, 2660 Zumbehl Road, must attain a grade-point average of 3.0 or better for the quarter and have no more than one C with no D, F or Incomplete grades to qualify for the honor roll.The following students are on the fourth-quarter...
Hot Stuff from Muny on Cinderella's Feet
HAVING A HEAT DAY: Now it can be told that Cinderella's feet were so swollen from the backstage heat at The Muny last week that the Prince could not have shoveled her foot into the glass slipper, without Cindy's help. (Now you know). Furthermore, Phyllis...
House Opens Debate on Shrinking Government Targets Range from Arts to Mines Bureau, Parks
WITH CONSERVATIVES pressing for further cuts in federal cultural aid, the House began a week of debate Monday on Republican-crafted spending legislation that would cut the size of government.The House debated a measure providing $12 billion next year...
House Rejects More Cuts from Arts but Bill Would Slice Endowment by 40%
Ignoring complaints about a California gay theater whose performances included a reference to "sex with Newt Gingrich's mother," the House of Representatives Monday beat back an attempt to slash the National Endowment for the Arts by $10 million in new...
Illusions Led to Bosnia Disaster
Two days after the fall of Srebrenica, Gen. Philippe Morillon, a member of the French general staff, said: "We have to declare war on Gen. Mladic or get out." Ratko Mladic is the commander of Bosnian Serb forces, the architect of the assault on Srebrenica...
Indians Surprising Even Themselves with New Ways to Win
John Hart, of all people, should have come to expect the unexpected from the Cleveland Indians by now. After all, he created them.Yet each time they find another way to win, the 46-year-old general manager becomes a little kid again, just like the other...
Investigators Say Smith Always Was Top Suspect
From the first hours after she claimed her two young sons were abducted, Susan Smith came under increasingly strong suspicion, investigators testified Monday.Almost immediately, parallel investigations were launched - one focusing on her, the other on...
Isringhausen Shines in Debut as Mets Rally to Beat Cubs
Prized pitching prospect Jason Isringhausen, Brighton, Ill., shut down the Cubs for seven innings in his major-league debut, and the New York Mets scored five runs in the ninth to beat host Chicago 7-2 Monday night.Pinch-hitter Bill Spiers singled home...
Jury Mulls Stabbing of Woman
Nancy Nolle died last year either because her cowardly killer wanted "street justice," or because she and her husband were overbearing and hated an Iranian neighbor.Those were the two positions taken by opposing attorneys in the first-degree murder trial...
Kashmiris Threaten to Kill 5 Hostages Rebels Release Tape of Captive American
Kashmiri separatists threatened Monday to kill five Western hostages and released a tape recording in which an American captive appealed for help from the United States and India.It is the second time the Al-Faran rebel group has set a deadline, offering...
Korean Firm Buys Control of Zenith U.S. Ownership in TV Manufacturing Ends
A South Korean company is buying a controlling interest in Zenith Electronics Corp., ending American ownership of an industry born in the United States.Zenith said LG Electronics Inc., formerly known as Goldstar Co. Ltd., was paying $350 million, or...
Lankford Pounds Home Point Three-Run Shot Helps Cardinals Rally over Expos 8-5
Ray Lankford, who had ripped some of his Cardinals teammates for their laissez-faire attitude the day before, put his bat where his mouth was Monday night.Assuming a leadership role in a most direct manner, Lankford capped a five-run rally in the eighth...
Lawmaker Held Secret Talks in Pair's Release
The release of two Americans jailed for illegally crossing into Iraq was arranged during three months of secret negotiations in New York between Rep. Bill Richardson, D-N.M., and Nizar Hamdoon, Iraq's ambassador to the United Nations, Richardson said...
`Lotta' Charm Defending Heartland Champion Neumann Continues to Dazzle
The golfers were backed up last week at the U.S. Women's Open in Colorado Springs.Liselotte Neumann was sitting on her bag, waiting for her next tee box to clear, when Mark Hersch of St. Louis happened upon her."She jumped up and ran over and gave me...
Man, 73, Who Poisoned Father Denied New Trial
In the busy Edwardsville courthouse, where little attention is paid to parades of manacled prisoners, George W. Hanei drew stares Monday from people unaccustomed to seeing chains on a 73-year-old."You remember me? I'm Bob Trone, the guy who prosecuted...
Mandela Turns on Charm to Gain Backing of More Whites S. African President Brings Nation `Together in a Tremendous Way'
IT WAS JUST after 9 o'clock on a Sunday morning, and everybody at Ronald Kaftel's house was upstairs fast asleep when the doorbell rang.Kaftel remembers wondering who could possibly be calling at that hour and then hearing his mother-in-law's voice wafting...
Man Guilty in Attack on Neighbors
A jury in St. Louis County has convicted Fawaz Hamdan in the stabbing and slashing death last year of Nancy Nolle and the stabbing of her husband during a neighborhood dispute.The jury deliberated about four hours and 30 minutes Monday night before finding...
Man Rules His Kingdom: The Basement
DENY, DENY, deny. Until a few years ago, I wouldn't even talk about it, much less admit it. Now, as I approach middle age, I'm forced to come to terms with it and come out of the closet.I'm a control freak.Maybe that's why I avoid cleaning up the basement.The...
Miller Starts out Training Camp with Contractive Problems Over
Chris Miller looked fine on the practice field Monday afternoon, but he just might have been sleepwalking through drills at Rams training camp.He has had but nine hours of sleep in the past three days, thanks to young Jessie Rose Miller. Jessie Rose...
Mini-Tournament Kicks off Legion Second Season District Nine Teams Vie for Playoff Spots
The District Nine American Legion baseball season wrapped up Saturday. Now the real fun starts.The Legion playoffs kick off tonight with a mini-tournament at Sullivan. That double-elimination event includes District Nine's seventh- , eighth- , ninth-...
Morning Briefing
Credit Firm Gives NRA Lowest Possible Rating</P><P>A major credit-rating agency has given the National Rifle Association its lowest possible ranking after studying the gun lobby's financial records.</P><P>The rating, by Dun...
Morning Briefing
Sure, you had your heart set on it. Sure, it was the chance of a lifetime. But forget it. It's o-v-e-r."The position has been filled."With those words, Don King Productions put an end to your dream of becoming a sparring partner for MIKE TYSON.King vassals...
Navratilova vs. Shriver: Outfoxing an Old Friend
When Martina Navratilova of the New Jersey Stars takes the court against St. Louis Ace Pam Shriver tonight in their TeamTennis match at the Chesterfield Athletic Complex, she's bound to be flooded with memories of the dozens of championship doubles...
Neighbors in Belleville Rescue Stabbing Victim
Quick-acting residents of the Franklin neighborhood in Belleville may have saved the life of the operator of a corner grocery who was robbed and stabbed in the throat on Sunday. They also helped lead to the quick arrest of a suspect.Eddie R. Craighead,...
New Secretary of State Rakes in Funds
Secretary of State Bekki Cook turned herself into a fund-raising machine last month, raising $91,488 - or $3,049 a day - for her campaign treasury.Her bank balance, detailed in a report filed Monday with the Missouri Ethics Commission, is even more impressive...
Nursing Homes Emphasize Nurturing `Edenization' Plan Brightens Outlooks
At the Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Versailles, Mo., Molly Sidebottom, 93, remains useful by sewing pink- , purple- and white-striped aprons for the teen-age volunteers.At National Healthcare in Maryland Heights, conversation about the newest residents...
Obituaries
Lillian E. Puntigan</P><P>Lillian E. Puntigan, 86, of St. Peters, died Saturday (July 15, 1995) at Barnes St. Peters Hospital after a brief illness.</P><P>Mrs. Puntigan was a homemaker. She was a member of Chapel of the Cross...
Official's Vacation Days Are Used for Phone Bill Agency's Swap Draws Questions
A top official with a state agency racked up car-phone bills for possibly private calls and then traded in vacation days instead of paying the tab with cash, a newspaper has reported.The action raised a question as to whether the agency, the state's...
Old Caddies Rule at St. Andrews
Listen to these Scots go on about golf. You'd think they invented the game."The Americans come over here and pull out that sand wedge, and after five or six holes, it goes back in the bag," Jimmy Bowman said. "The ground's too hard. The lie's too tight....
One Down, One to Go
Now that President Bill Clinton has wisely decided to recognize Vietnam, he should also consider normalizing relations with another old foe: Cuba. The two situations are actually quite parallel. U.S. relations, or non-relations, with both countries were...
Ot Wiegert Is Last Rookie in Fold
The gang's all here - at least in the rookie division.Offensive tackle Zach Wiegert, the last unsigned player among 10 Rams draft picks, signed a three-year contract Monday worth more than $1.4 million. Wiegert, the Outland Trophy winner from the University...
Our Endangered Earth
The recent affirmation of the Endangered Species Act by the U.S. Supreme Court should stimulate Congress to maintain this landmark legislation without any crippling modifications. This judicial action clearly delineates the rights of landholders and...
Panel Assails Policy on Human Experiments Ethical Abuses Still Possible, Presidential Committee Discovers
DESPITE IMPROVED safeguards against abuses, a presidential panel has found continued "serious deficiencies" in the way the government protects the rights of participants in human experiments.The committee, which is examining radiation testing on humans...
Perfect Pitch Virtuoso Salesman Rings Up Sales in a Tough Biz
JOHN STAUFENBIEL'S guiding maxim is: "There are 1,000 ways to sell one piano."Favorite pitches in his repertoire include:1. Project-into-next-week. "That's where we ask the customer, `Have you decided where you will put your piano yet, ma'am?' Or we...
Playing the Field
By Joe Lyons St. Charles Post Special Correspondent</P><P>Kickin' With The State Champs, a soccer skills camp, will be held Aug. 5 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Duchesne High. Open to fourth- , fifth- and sixth-grade boys, the camp will...
Police Courts
The following incidents were among those that were reported to police departments in the St. Louis metropolitan area or that involved action in one of the area's courts: CHARGES FILEDNorth St. Louis County: Ernest G. Campbell, 23, of the 1400 block...
Police Wound Suspect
St. Louis police shot a suspected carjacker posing as a drug dealer after he stole an undercover detective's car and led police on a chase Monday afternoon, authorities said.Lamar Hendrix, 18, was shot in the groin shortly after 1 p.m. after he reportedly...
Ram-Pant Fans Come out in Droves to Watch Practice, Cheer and Collect Autographs
Victoria Ciaramitaro and her son, Scott Huff, 7, arrived first. At 10:45 a.m. Monday.That was four hours before the first Rams would get off the bus at Parkway Central High School for their first open practice of their first-ever training camp in St....
Red-Hot NASDAQ Index Tops 1,000 Milestone
Stocks climbed to record highs Monday amid expectations of rising second-quarter earnings. International Business Machines Corp. reached a 4-year high, and investor appetite for technology stocks buoyed a key stock-market indicator past another milestone.The...
Red Sox Losing Games but Not Losing Ground
The Red Sox dropped another game to the Texas Rangers 5-2 Sunday night at Fenway Park, their third loss in four games since the All-Star break.At the midway point of the season, the Sox are 40-32 - but only 20-17 at Fenway. In their last 35 games, they...
Residents Mad over '93 Flood Leftovers Cleanup in 3 Subdivisions Unfinished on Properties in Buyout, Officials Told
Residents of three subdivisions along the Mississippi River gave a tour of their neighborhoods last week to county officials. But a garden party it wasn't.Mounds of rusted metal and mud-encrusted scraps of wood dotted the area. Houses that were ruined...
Royals Spoil Suppan's Debut in 4-3 Victory over Boston
Jeff Suppan got a rude welcome to the majors when Keith Lockhart led off the game with a homer as the Kansas City Royals spoiled the debut of Boston's top pitching prospect with a 4-3 victory on Monday night.Lockhart also singled and scored the Royals'...
Second Novel Professor Ready to Finish Work by Ralph Ellison
It was Ralph Ellison's invisible novel, the one that would satisfy the huge audience created by "Invisible Man," his classic.Struggled over for 40 years, destroyed in a fire, started anew but still unfinished when Ellison died last year, the new novel,...
Seize the Moment
Rep. Henry Hyde, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, is back with his measure to prevent further abuses by federal authorities who seize assets from people who have little means to protect themselves. For years, the Illinois Republican has fought...
Senate Gop Fails to Force Vote on Regulatory Bill Critics Distorted Effort, Dole Says
Senate Republicans failed Monday to force a final vote on a controversial regulatory reform measure that Democrats say will paralyze government agencies and allow business to flout health and environmental rules.After more than a week of sometimes heated...
Senators of 2 Minds in Foster Inquiry Hearings Begin Today into Suicide Aftermath
Members of a Senate committee that begins new hearings today on the Whitewater controversy are heading into the proceedings with similar expectations of the evidence to come - and widely varying interpretations of it.For Sen. Christopher S. Bond, R-Mo.,...
Senators of 2 Minds in Inquiry on Foster Hearings Begin Today into Suicide Aftermath
MEMBERS OF A Senate committee that begins new hearings today on the Whitewater controversy are heading into the proceedings with similar expectations of the evidence to come - and widely varying interpretations of it.For Sen. Christopher S. Bond, R-Mo.,...
Sf, Astros Split `Endless' Series
After 69 runs, 44 innings and 13 errors, the Houston Astros and San Francisco Giants were relieved to be finished with a four-game series that seemed to last forever.There were 25 runs scored in the eighth and ninth innings of the four games, two of...
Sheriff Says Smith Asked for Gun to Kill Herself
Susan Smith asked the sheriff to pray with her, and when they were through, she asked for his gun so she could kill herself. When he refused, he recalled Monday, she said, "My children are not all right" and began to tell him how she had killed them.During...
S&l Names Chairman Duke Professor Gets Top Board Spot at Roosevelt
Roosevelt Financial Group on Monday named a Duke University finance professor as chairman of the board.The new chairman, Douglas Breeden, 44, has been a close financial adviser to Roosevelt. Breeden was vice chairman of Roosevelt's board.He replaces...
Song of Triumph Violinist Who Lost Leg Performs Again
Six months to the day after she lost a leg in a train accident, violinist Rachel Barton returned to the concert stage to showers of applause, bouquets of flowers and warm reviews.The doors of a commuter train closed on the strap of Barton's violin case...
States in Good Financial Shape, Study Finds
STATE COFFERS ACROSS the country are in better shape and meeting budgets with more ease than they have in years, according to a survey by the National Conference of State Legislatures.But lawmakers meeting Monday for the annual State Legislatures convention...
Tape, Twist Ties Led to Bombing Suspect
Black tape, a clothespin spring and thousands of dollars worth of life insurance led investigators to the victim's husband in a mail-bombing at her office, a postal inspector said in an affidavit.The affidavit outlines the prosecution's case against...
Tax-Exemption Showdown Today No Vote Abstention on Research Park Golf, Official Says
John Winkelmeier says he will not abstain from voting today - as he did a year ago - when the three-member St. Charles County Board of Equalization hears a tax-exemption appeal from owners of the Missouri Bluffs Golf Club.The 235-acre, $7 million golf...
The Pitfalls Facing Those Who Stutter
Dear Ann Landers: I am a 46-year-old wife and mother. I look normal, but I have a disability that has caused me a great deal of embarrassment and anxiety. I stutter. People have reacted to my stuttering in a variety of ways - pity, disgust and laughter....
Tissue Makers Join Forces Kimberly-Clark, Scott in $6.8 Billion Merger to Challenge No. 1 P&g
Kimberly-Clark Corp. has agreed to buy Scott Paper Co. for $6.8 billion in stock, forming a consumer products powerhouse able to challenge industry leader Procter & Gamble Co. on store shelves around the world.The widely anticipated purchase will combine...
U.S. Investigating All-White Law Enforcement Gathering
Concerned that the credibility of its law enforcement agencies has been undermined, the Treasury Department will conduct its own investigation into an all-white law enforcement gathering featuring racist T-shirts and slogans.Treasury Secretary Robert...
U.S. Soccer Team Edges Mexico for Its Best Showing since 1930
The United States, once a laughingstock of international soccer, is only two victories from becoming South America's champion.Backed by outstanding goalkeeping from Brad Friedel, the United States advanced to the semifinals of the America Cup, beating...
Wave Posts Loss, Cites Higher Costs
Wave Technologies International Inc. said Monday it lost $1.9 million for the three months ended April 30.The fourth-quarter loss dragged down Wave's performance for the fiscal year.Wave lost $1.15 million for the year, compared with a profit of $730,000...
Weariness of Jury Factor in Mistrial in Drunk-Driving Case
Associate Judge Robert J. Hillebrand said Monday that compassion for exhausted jurors prompted him to declare a mistrial in the case in Belleville of a St. Louis lawyer accused of being drunk when his car was involved in a fatal crash.Hillebrand made...
Wild West Show: The Search for Jesse's Remains Is Vain, So Far
As onlookers relaxed in lawn chairs and sipped lemonade, an anthropologist digging up the grave of Wild West outlaw Jesse James found only bits of what may have been the century-old casket and came up nearly empty-handed in the search for bones.The exhumation,...
Wu Junior Takes Time to Nurture Young Children
Barely out of the nest herself, 19-year-old Carmen Bell knows the importance of nurturing black children in a learning environment."There's so much missing in these children's lives," said Bell, who is among 300 college students teaching this summer...
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