St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Articles from March 1, 1997

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2 Quakes Kill Scores in Iran, Pakistan
An earthquake in northwest Iran Friday reportedly killed more than 100 people. More than 250 people were injured in the magnitude-5.5 quake that struck the towns of Ardabil and Meshkinshahr in the afternoon, Iranian television reported.The U.S. National...
400 Teens Share Ideas about Welfare Reform
* Many of the students at the workshops have had firsthand experience with government assistance. Some vow never to repeat that situation.Paula Shannon, a junior at Beaumont High School, still winces when she remembers the six months her family spent...
A Day of Thanks Season-Opening Ritual a Testament to Revival
Most Missouri anglers never fish for trout. So what's the big deal with the opening of the trout fishing season today?It's a ritual. Those silly people standing in icewater this morning probably don't realize it, but they are performing a ritual of thanksgiving....
Ad Blitz Beginschevy Hopes New Malibu Rides High
Chevrolet, the biggest division of the world's No. 1 automaker, has lagged for years in one of the largest segments of the car market: small midsize sedans.It's a segment long dominated by the Japanese with the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry. Until recently,...
A Dress for a Wedding Set for Late Afternoon
Q: I don't have many occasions when I need dressy clothes, but this summer I am going to a late-afternoon wedding and would like something appropriate that I can wear again.A: I am very fond of Vogue 8963, sized 6-22. It has my favorite construction...
Altanta's Embarassment of Riches Everywhere They Turn, Braves Find a True Gem
This is what it's like for the Atlanta Braves. They set up a tryout camp on some sandy field in South Carolina, and they find the hardest-throwing lefthanded pitcher in the National League. They wander to an island near Aruba and find the next Willie...
Amid Calamity, Webb Perseveres
A man dies, a women is bitten by a shark during women's tourney.Kerrie Webb charged into contention in the Australian Ladies Masters with a 6-under-par 66 Friday that put her a stroke behind leader Gail Graham after two rounds in Gold Coast.Webb's play...
Around the House
JENNIFER HAYNES LOVES comfort almost as much as she loves style.And that's a lot.Haynes, 23, is one of a growing number of young, fashion-minded people who are learning that casual and comfort may also mean chic. As she and a few other fans of easy dressing...
Baby, Bed & Breakfast Mothers Can Get Extra Day
* For $35, St. Joseph Hospital in Kirkwood offers an unusual option for women as a way to attract patients.Most mothers of newborns dream of it - an extra day getting to know baby, with someone else to cook and clean and a nurse to answer questions.Since...
Balancing Act While Standing on Pinnacle Cory Pavin Juggles Golf with Family
It was a team competition, and when Corey Pavin and the members of his group battled to victory, it provided him with one of his most gratifying tournament championships of 1996. In fact, he was still talking about it last week.One teammate, Pavin said...
Bank Robbers Killed in Battle with la Police
* Hundreds of shots were fired as TV helicopters captured the gunbattle live. Nine police officers were wounded and five bystanders injured.Two bank robbers, dressed in full body armor and armed with automatic assault rifles, fought a pitched moving...
Bank Stocks Slip on Rate Concerns
U.S. stocks fell Friday, led by Merck & Co. and bank shares amid concern that rising interest rates will cut into profits.Gains in Intel Corp. and other computer company shares tempered losses as investors bought into the belief that prospects for 1997...
Beat of a Different Drummer Pupils Celebrate Africa with Traditional Dance
* Students performed for a crowd of 500 at a Black History Month celebration.Kindergartners adorned in colorful headbands and carrying sparkling batons and streamers rocked their hips and waved their arms Friday on the beat - and off the beat - of African...
Billikens' Biles Isn't Giving Up on Season
But struggles in the classroom are more troubling for the freshmanSomething has been gnawing at the competitive spirit of Jeramy Biles.He said he sits in the St. Louis University locker room and listens to disheartened players trudging toward the end...
Biologists Tracking Whales from Space
Marine biologists are taking to space to trace the migration of right whales to local coastal waters.Since early January, five sightings of North Atlantic right whales have been reported south of Cape Canaveral, said Chris Slay, principal investigator...
Blues, Kiel Center Bailed out with $16 Million Allocation
* The Kiel Center Partners will hand over the money - the second such funding rescue in two years - to keep the organization out of debt.For the second time in two years, the Kiel Center Partners have come up with a $16 million transfusion to bolster...
Board Seeks Absentee-Ballot Inquiry
* The city Election Board is suspicious of some absentee applications from Cochran Plaza in the 5th Ward, which has a hot aldermanic race.The St. Louis Election Board asked the city prosecutor Friday to investigate the gathering of about 125 applications...
`Body Count' Called a Mcveigh Priority
* The suspect in the Oklahoma City bombing tells how a daytime attack with high casualties was most effective in getting his point across, paper reports.Timothy McVeigh has described for his defense team how he bombed the Oklahoma City federal building,...
Broncos Punter the Latest to Pay Call at Rams Camp
Tom Rouen grew up in the Denver area, played his college football at Colorado, and has spent the past four seasons punting for the Broncos. But as an unrestricted free agent, he soon may be getting his kicks elsewhere.After previous stops in Detroit...
Brose, Ernst Power Rockers Past Ambush
The Ambush could have sealed a spot in the National Professional Soccer League playoffs with a victory Friday night.Instead, it lost for the second time in as many nights, dropping a 22-10 decision to the Detroit Rockers at Joe Louis Arena.Forward Dennis...
Bulls Go Clank for a Change Cavaliers Hold Chicago to Season Lows in Points and Field-Goal Shooting
Michael Jordan's 3-point try rimmed out with one second left, and the Cavaliers held Chicago to season lows in points and field-goal shooting to beat the Bulls for the first time in two years, 73-70 Thursday night in Cleveland.The Bulls also had their...
Carlyle Does It with Defense
Despite poor shooting in first half, Lady Indians move into semifinalsCarlyle High coach Angie Gherardini could put her finger right on her team's problem in a quarterfinal victory over Dunlap in the Illinois Class A basketball tournament Friday at Illinois...
CBC Sends Ladue Packing
The CBC Cadets refused to let a rowdy homecoming for former Ladue coach Bob McCormack upset their plans to win a district championship Friday night at Ladue High.In his first year as the CBC basketball coach, McCormack was greeted with chants of "Go...
`Cheerleader Mom' Gets out of Jail in Texas
* Wanda Holloway now faces probation for her murder plot; the woman she tried to have killed approves of her release.A Texas woman convicted of trying to hire a hit man to kill the mother of her daughter's cheerleader rival was released from jail Friday...
Cherry Winks - Old Favorite - Came off Cereal Box
Q: "I would like the recipe for cherry winks. It was on the cornflakes package."Diane Murphy, St. LouisA: As many readers recalled, this recipe was a $5,000 winner in the 1950 Pillsbury Bake-Off. It's been a favorite ever since, judging from the avalanche...
Cigna Buys Healthsource Hmo for $1.7 Billion
More insurers are forsaking traditional health plans for more lucrative HMOs.Cigna Corp., a big multiline insurer, made an aggressive new move into managed health care Friday. Cigna said it would buy Healthsource Inc., a leading HMO that specializes...
Clerks Aren't Blowing Smoke in Checking Ids
* Area stores are now required to verify ages of buyers of tobacco products who are 26 or younger. One clerk even carded a 39-year-old man."This is not a joke, sir," cashier Belinda Howard muttered apologetically as she asked an unbelieving 39-year-old...
Clinton Declares Mexico Ally in Drug War
* The president rejected senators' call to decertify the country, which could have meant a loss of economic benefits.President Bill Clinton recertified Mexico Friday as a fully cooperating ally in the struggle against drug smuggling.He ignored a call...
Coaching Will Still Be the Norm
Morning shootaround . . .Locally, Lon Kruger is Coach of the Year.Pattonville's Brian Grawer appears to be just what Norm Stewart ordered for a point guard at Missouri. Welcome back, Jackie Slater. The Rams just added 300 pounds of pure class. Maybe...
Comfort Zone
OF ALL THE TRENDY phrases being heard in food circles, comfort food seems to be the hardest to clearly define.No one appears to have come up with an adequate explanation of it. Comfort food seems to be more easily defined by what it is not. It is, for...
Containers Keep Garden Plot Light
SOME KITCHEN GARDENERS have only pots to grow in, yet manage container crops fruitful enough to be admired by those with acres of backyard space. Even for those lucky enough to have a big plot to grow vegetables, there's good reason to have plants in...
Cronedom's New Image: Freedom, Opportunity
FIVE LOCAL artists are exploring the wisdom and good humor of the crone in a new exhibit.The crone, you may recall, is the third stage of a woman's life, following hard on the heels of the maiden and the mother. The crone is the wise woman, and those...
Dance at USO Was Attended by Cupid
Dear Ann Landers: I love your "how-we-met" stories. Here's one that your World War II readers will relate to.In November 1944, I was one of the thousands of girls who attended USO dances for servicemen. At one dance, a friend of mine said, "I want you...
Defense Secretary's Brother Will Not Be Charged in Shooting
Robert Cohen, brother of Defense Secretary William Cohen, will not be charged for shooting and wounding a man who forced his way into Robert Cohen's home, authorities said.Penobscot County District Attorney Christopher Almy said that the three men who...
Democrats to Return Questionable Gifts Connected to Three
* The party announced that it will give back $1.5 million more in campaign contributions.The Democratic Party said Friday that it would return an additional $1.5 million in tainted contributions, more than doubling the total it had previously announced.Most...
Desmet Puts Pirates in Dry Dock
Henderson goes on a spree in the third quarter, nailing three successive 3s to break open a close game.Brian Grawer ran into a road block on Friday night and there was no detour for the Pattonville Pirates. Their Cinderella season ended in a hail of...
Disasters Cry out for Pet Plans
IF, HEAVEN FORBID, disaster again strikes the St. Louis area, as in an earthquake or another major flood, the United Animal Nations - Emergency Animal Rescue Services (EARS) wants communities and individual animal lovers to be prepared.Valerie De Mesa-Bruemmer,...
Durbin Wants to Close Loophole in Gun Laws
* The shooting at the Empire State Building exposed the fact that legal aliens can easily buy guns.Spurred by the shootings at the Empire State Building, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., is proposing legislation to close what he called "a glaring gap in U.S....
Elderly Couple Killed by Bullets, Not Fire
* Authorities believe slayings were murder-suicide. Belleville fire chief says house was set ablaze with cardboard and newspaper.An elderly Belleville couple found dead Friday morning in their burning home died from bullet wounds, not the fire, authorities...
Eureka Beats Windsor, Wins District
Eureka took advantage of an early opportunity to climb back into its game against Windsor after trailing 11-2.The Wildcats outscored the Owls 32-10 to open a 13-point halftime lead, and after going to all that effort they weren't about to give Windsor...
Eureka Finishes off Windsor 63-57
After trailing 11-2, Eureka outscored Windsor 32-10 and led by 13 at halftime in the Class 3A District 3 final Friday at Lutheran South.Lindsay Foster scored 15 points and the Wildcats hung on, holding off Windsor's comeback to post a 63-57 win."We saw...
Exercise Wear Designed for Movement, Support
IF YOU AREN'T ALREADY exercising regularly, it's a good bet that you've been thinking about it. But what to wear?Just about any casual clothing will do, but special exercise gear is the best choice. Here's why:Exercise wear is styled to provide ease...
Eye Drops
EYE DROPSWho was harder to believe as a Marine - JIM NABORS or RIDDICK BOWE?Researchers are now acknowledging that, technically speaking, DOUG CROSSMAN actually was the first successful clone of a six-year-old ewe. Maybe it's not cold enough for good...
Faded Fabric in Demand for Vintage Decorating
MOST PEOPLE redecorate when the furniture fades. But a growing number are redecorating because they want the soft, faded look of old fabric."Vintage decorating is not for the insecure because there are no brand names," Lyn Peterson of New Rochelle, N.Y.,...
Fanning the Fire Women's Basketball Enjoys Dramatic Increase in Attendance
Super Bowl Sunday was a telling day for women's basketball.In Wisconsin, land of the Packer-worshipping cheeseheads, residents fervently prepared to glue themselves to their televisions for the much-awaited Green Bay-New England game.Meanwhile, 7,200...
Fear of Air Bags Makes Short People Hesitant Car Buyers
* The consumers want to be able to disconnect the safety devices. They are postponing auto purchases in the wake of reports of 61 deaths.Mary Jo Hammill, of Newport, Mich., says her family really needs a new car but is holding off because she is afraid...
Flowers, Flowers Everywhere
CONSIDERING THE price of cut flowers today, it makes sense to turn part of a garden or yard into a cutting garden. For the cost of an average bouquet, you can buy seeds that will provide you with flowers for months.Here are some general guidelines to...
Former FBI Agent Pleads Guilty to Giving Up Government Secrets
* In a deal with prosecutors, Earl Pitts agreed to admit to conspiring and attempting to sell secrets to Russia and the former Soviet Union.Former FBI supervisor Earl Pitts pleaded guilty Friday to conspiring and attempting to sell - not actually selling...
Foundation May Affect Plantings
Q: I have an older home with a limestone foundation. The house faces north and I would like to plant some shrubs fairly close to the foundation to frame my front steps. Not only do I have the problem of soil pH by the foundation, but the area is in deep...
Free Throws Lift Mehlville over Lindbergh
To no one's surprise, the title game of the Class 4A District 8 basketball tournament at Fox High went to the wire Friday night."This is the type of game we expected. Exactly," Mehlville coach Gregg Fingerhut said after his top-seeded Panthers outlasted...
Grable Had Roots on City's South Side
Recently I read a biography of Betty Grable. It mentioned that she lived on Lafayette Street in her early years. I also lived there about the same time. Please let me know where she lived.Joseph Schubert, FlorissantThe actress and favorite pin-up girl...
Grafton Calm as Rivers Rise
* Although rivers are above flood stage, the Illinois town's residents say they've seen worse, and assure prospective tourists that it's business as usual.When it floods in the St. Louis area, Grafton often feels it first.But the people who live and...
Grand Jury Clears Police in Death of Man Who Died during Arrest
* A supporter of the dead man's family blamed Circuit Attorney Dee Joyce-Hayes for the way the case was presented.A St. Louis grand jury cleared police Friday of wrongdoing in the death of Randolph Vance Jr., who struggled with officers and collapsed...
Great Hints for a Saturday Night Outing
YOU'RE looking for something fun, imaginative and different to do on a Saturday night, but nothing terribly expensive? Well, you've come to the right place.So here goes. Oh, yes, and in the infamous words of mom: remember to carry a quarter with you...
Gumbel's Fate May Be Sealed Next Week
THE battle for Bryant Gumbel's services may be settled next week.Gumbel's agent, Ed Hookstratten, said that he expects the seasoned NBC newsman to decide then which of the many lucrative offers before him he'll take."He's enjoyed his meetings, NBC was...
Harmon's Son Sues Bosley, Claims Libel
* A Bosley spokesman said the ads mentioned in the suit were attacks on Clarence Harmon's record, not on Steven Harmon.A son of mayoral candidate Clarence Harmon filed a civil suit Friday alleging Mayor Freeman Bosley Jr. libeled him and invaded his...
Hogan Has Dream Team Reynard-Mercedes-Firestone Combo and a Hot Young Driver in Franchitti
Carl Hogan is calling his new Indy-car program "The Miracle Team" - with good reason."We started from scratch on January 3," he said. "We had nothing."Hogan, patriarch of the St. Louis-based trucking company that bears his name, won the PPG IndyCar World...
Home and Garden Show a Cure for Cabin Fever
SUFFERING FROM CABIN fever? You'll find a dose of spring under the roof of America's Center at the annual Builders Home and Garden Show Wednesday through Sunday.You can stroll through a garden reminiscent of the St. Louis 1904 World's Fair, including...
House Beautiful Tells All in Seven-Book Series
WHAT MAKES A ROOM inviting? The appearance of ease, not effort. Chairs seem to have ambled into comfortable spots, pictures gravitated into their own constellations. Even objects on a mantel may have an unstudied air.These are the rooms of House Beautiful...
Illinois Deaths
Recent deaths in the Metro East area:BELLEVILLERoger N. Phillips, 79, claims adjuster, died Friday, visitation 4- 8 p.m. today at Renner in Fairview Heights; graveside services 12 p.m. Sunday, High Prairie Cemetery in Smithton.BELLEVUE, NEB.Edna A. (Sponeman)...
Inside or Out
A ROSE IS A ROSE is a rose, but a garden bench can be almost any kind of seat you like. It can be pulled up to a kitchen table. It can be the place you sit to take your boots off. Or it can be stacked with pillows and nestled into a window seat.And,...
In the Tank
IT STARTED OUT AS a school project - one on the ecology of tropical rain forests.But the terrarium that Carolyn Littlefield, 7, and Annie Colombo, 8, fashioned from a few, small tropical plants became a little, home-based garden.And, in the bargain,...
`It Is a Church First' Visitors to Duomo of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence, Italy Often Fail to Show Proper Respect
Other beautiful houses of worship also struggle with problems caused by mass tourism. The coordinator of the duomo's seventh centennial celebration will share some of his experiences in a talk at the Art Museum.When someone mentions visitors' lack of...
It's Hairy, but Howell North Wins
It was a hairy experience for Francis Howell North in the Missouri Class 4A District 4 basketball game Friday night at Parkway West.Howell North players came out with their hair in dreadlocks, imitating their opponent's top player - Parkway South's Kelly...
`It's How I Relax' Evening with Ray Charles Tonight
* The entertainer, who turns 67 this September, said he has no plans to retire or even slow down.WHEN Ray Charles was a child, growing up in Greenville, Fla., he loved staying up late to listen to the radio."It took me everywhere," he said. "I could...
Justice Department Joins Suit against Book Wholesalers Firm Accused of Overcharging Libraries, Schools
The Justice Department has joined a suit alleging that the country's largest book wholesalers systematically overcharged libraries, universities and schools by as much as $200 million over the past ten years.The suit, which was filed in U.S. District...
Kansas City Goes on the Attack against Ambush
15-4 deficit is too much for the ailing 'Bush to overcome.The Ambush knows it always has its hands full when it plays the Kansas City Attack. Taking on the Attack on its home field with a decimated defense was asking too much.The Attack built a 15-4...
Killer Whose Victim Recorded Crime Gets Life
* Michael LaSane, 17, won't be eligible for parole for 30 years. The victim's husband promised to be at the hearing to oppose early release.A kidnapper-killer whose victim secretly recorded her last minutes was sentenced Friday to life in prison.Michael...
Leonard Hopes He's Still Sweet
At age 40, Sugar Ray Leonard says he's ready for "Macho" Camacho.Sugar Ray Leonard's smile still dazzles, as it did when he burst into public consciousness in the 1976 Olympics, winning a gold medal while carrying a picture of his sweetheart in one of...
Local Briefs
COLUMBIA, MO. Bacterial Meningitis Hits Freshman From KirkwoodJeffrey Damerall of Kirkwood, a freshman at Truman State University, was in critical condition late Friday with bacterial meningitis at University Hospital in Columbia, Mo.Damerall, 19, was...
Madness Begins, Claims Salukis
SIUC had beaten Indiana State twice already this season.Had it been a card game, they would have called it a sucker bet.An opening round Missouri Valley Conference Tournament match between Southern Illinois University-Carbondale and Indiana State University...
Magic Wins, Goes to 6-0 for Adubato
Press Penny Hardaway scored 20 points for the Orlando Magic, which extended its season-high winning streak to six games Friday night with a 94-73 home victory over the San Antonio Spurs.The Magic remained unbeaten under coach Richie Adubato, who replaced...
Man Gets Life in Killing of Teen
* Travis Smith, 16, was shot to death as he rode his bicycle home from church. The judge added two consecutive 30-year terms to the sentence.Leron Hornaday appeared Friday in St. Louis Circuit Court and got life in prison without parole for murdering...
Merger Will Mean Loss of 147 Jobs at Scott
* The Air Force plans to combine positions at the combat weather unit here with one in North Carolina. The move will begin this summer.A merger of Air Force weather units will cost Scott Air Force Base 147 jobs - and may cost even more down the road.Meanwhile,...
Meyer: Fed Vigilant on Inflation
Federal Reserve Governor Laurence Meyer expects "quite a good year" for the economy but says the Fed is standing by to launch a preemptive strike against inflation if necessary.The Fed is concerned by indications that wages may be about to begin ris...
Miss Manners
Dear Miss Manners: How can one handle the situation of two cars stopped in the middle of the street while the occupants of both carry on a conversation?Or of one car stopped in the traffic lane while a pedestrian walks to the center of the street to...
Missouri at Kansas State
When: 12:45 p.m. today.Where: Fred Bramlage Coliseum, Manhattan, Kan.Records: Missouri 13-15, 5-10 Big 12; Kansas State 9-16, 2-13. Tuning In: KDNL (Channel 30), KFNS (590 AM), KJFF (1400 AM). Coaches: Norm Stewart, 594-307 in his 30th season at MU,...
Morning Briefing
McDonald's Franchisees Buy Its `Campaign 55'McDonald's Corp. said Friday that franchise owners approved a "national value meal program that will begin in 55 days."McDonald's executives have been meeting with franchisees for several weeks promoting "Campaign...
Mu's Lee Finds It Difficult to Shed Mr. Nice Guy Label
Watching a gunman kill his cousin indelibly changed his perspective."Smooth" is what Tyron Lee went by - or at least called himself - at Springfield (Ill.) High. He also was known by coach Clark Barnes as "Mr. Nice Guy" - which wasn't necessarily a compliment."We...
Nation/world Briefs
NATIONGUN CONTROL LAW Bradys Speak Out For Background ChecksJames and Sarah Brady observed the third anniversary of the Brady gun control law Friday by urging the nation's highest court to preserve the law's requirement for background checks on prospective...
New Edition Brings Back Memories at Kiel
THIS is supposed to be a reunion to beat all reunions. New Edition, one of the biggest vocal groups of the '80s back together, with all six members.The guys started out as teen-agers - Bobby Brown, Ricky Bell, Michael Bivins, Ronnie DeVoe, Ralph Tresvant,...
"Northern Iowa's Daisy a Silent Star
The brightest stars don't always project the most light. It's entirely possible one could attend a Northern Iowa basketball game and hardly notice a kid named Jason Daisy. He won't be slam-dunking, trash-talking or chest-bumping.But when the game is...
Older-Looking Pieces Have Cozy Feeling
WANT TO CREATE a comfort zone at home? Start with easy-care finishes, then add oversized sofas and chairs in easy-care fabrics."We've gone beyond cocooning," says Margery Lorusso of DeBasio Furniture. "We've gone past that into making your home a haven."How...
Pagnozzi Has a Blast in Opener Catcher Belts Big Homer but Redbirds Lose First Exhibition
Tom Pagnozzi, who has been with the Cardinals for nearly 10 seasons, never had reached double figures in home runs until last season.In his second at-bat on Friday in the Cardinals' first exhibition game of '97, Pagnozzi belted one of the longest home...
Party to Return Donations
* The Democrats announced that they will give back $1.5 million more in questionable campaign contributions.The Democratic Party said Friday that it would return an additional $1.5 million in tainted contributions, more than doubling the total it had...
People
The scandal over the Lincoln Room sent reporters in San Francisco scrambling to see Mayor WILLIE BROWN, a White House overnighter last year. What was it like?"I took everything, everything that had `White House' on it," Brown said. He had only two regrets:...
People & Events
TODAY* World Missions Conference: The sponsoring Presbyterian Church in America caps the weeklong conference with its annual missions festival from 4:30 to 8 p.m. in the Memorial Presbyterian Church hall, 201 South Skinker Boulevard. Displays by domestic...
Pick a Palate
COLOR IS AT HOME for spring. And the brighter, the better."The '60s are being revisited in terms of color," says Margery Lorusso of DeBasio Furniture. "Bright blue, yellow and lime green are finding their way into the home. It's a fresh, fun look."If...
Pillow Talk
MILLIONS OF AMERICANS suffer from neck and back pain, yet one of the things that can help relieve this pain can be done literally while they're sleeping. Using the proper pillow, local experts say, can be a key factor in pain relief."Cervical pain can...
Pit Stops
Will ROGER PENSKE break ranks with his PPG CART World Series brethren by building an Indy Racing League car and returning to the Indianapolis 500 in 1998?"All TONY GEORGE has to do is give me the word, and I'm there," Penske told National Speed Sports...
Plus Sizes in Fashion Throw Women a Curve
WHEN I FIRST HEARD size 12 referred to as a plus size, I knew our national obsession with slimness had gone too far. It's no wonder so many women are fed up with fashion. Categorizing size 14 as a plus is ridiculous enough, but size 12?What is a plus...
Poised to Make Noise Princeton May Again Surprise Higher Seeds
Warning to fat-cat, moderately high-seeded NCAA Tournament teams:A year after Princeton's back-door layup captivated college basketball and astonished - and dethroned - defending national champion UCLA in the NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional ... a year...
Police/courts
The following were reported to area police departments or involved action in an area court:VIOLENT DEATHSKinloch: Casey T. Cuffie, 21, of the 5500 block of Hodiamont Avenue in St. Louis, was found shot to death about 5 a.m. Friday between two houses...
Reversal of Fortune: Wilfong Leads Howell to Title
Parkway West High's Justin Huls' 3-point attempt with one second remaining bounced off the front of the rim, preserving Francis Howell's 46-43 Missouri Class 4A District 4 title win Friday at Parkway West.The Vikings (18-8), ranked No. 12 in the Post-Dispatch...
Riverview Rolls as Turnovers Doom Spartans
Rams force 15 second-half miscues in 71-62 triumph over Hazelwood East.Hazelwood East learned in its first meeting with Riverview that the margin of error against the Rams sometimes can be immense.The Spartans committed 30 turnovers in that game and...
Robbers Attack la Bank, Shoot at Everything
* When the smoke cleared, the theft was foiled, but two heavily armed gunmen were dead, and 13 people, including bystanders were hurt.Gunmen dressed like commandos bungled a bank robbery Friday and left firing, aiming at police, bystanders, cars and...
Rogaine May Work Better on Women
Q: I've been seeing ads for Rogaine for women, which is supposed to help hair grow. Is it safe?A: Rogaine Topical Solution may work better for women than for men, with about two-thirds of women in trials responding with at least some hair growth. There...
Runner Asks about Heart Rate
Q: I am a 57-year-old man who runs about three times a week.At the end of my run my pulse is about 160, and two minutes later it is down to 130. Two minutes after that, the pulse is 100. Is that too high?Why are those numbers so important? A: The relative...
Sabreliner Revamps Aviation Business Will Continue to Do Jet Repairs, Other Work
Sabreliner Corp., whose SabreTech subsidiary was implicated in the crash of ValuJet Flight 592 last year, announced a major reorganization of its commercial aircraft business Friday.Sabreliner has formed a second subsidiary, Dimension Aviation, to h...
Salad Days: Hey, Why Not in Winter?
WINTER IS NOT generally thought of as the salad days.Salads are hot-weather fare. They're OK as a meal starter or side dish in the winter. But as a meal by themselves?Most of us find our appetite increasing in the winter. We want hearty food. Red meat....
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