St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Articles from November 11, 2012

100 Neediest Cases: Cases 1-3
CASE 1The newly widowed Mr. A has tried to stay positive for his seven children, ages 2 to 12, in the wake of their mothers recent death due to carbon monoxide poisoning. But it hasnt been easy. He rides the bus, looking for work, when he can find someone...
2012 Fashion Turkeys; Each Year We Award the Worst Fashion Items We Can Find
Welcome to our seventh annual Fashion Turkey Awards. Every year there is much to celebrate on must-have lists and hot-trend lists and best-dressed lists, but where do we reward the don'ts.Where do we go to celebrate monumental achievements in what-not- to-wear....
Akin Could Seek a New Platform
Rep. Todd Akin had always been a political Lazarus who could shock pundits and come back from the dead until Tuesday. Akin, a former engineer who built a career as a bedrock religious conservative who could prove party bosses wrong, is now headed for an...
A Monumental Task; Rams Face One of the Leagues Top Defenses
For a Rams offense struggling to find its identity much less the end zone San Francisco wont offer a garnet-and-gold get-well card. Itll be more like a brick wall Sunday at Candlestick Park.Rather than shield his players from the cold, hard facts, offensive...
A New; Eye; at the Pulitzer; Director Marks First Year on Job with Her New Exhibition, the Progress of Love
Its been a year since Kristina Van Dyke came to St. Louis to take over as director of the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts. During that time, she said, she has become well acquainted with the building designed by Tadao Ando and its virtues as a setting...
Are Fishers Young Rams Ready for the Challenge?
SAN FRANCISCO When Stan Kroenke pulled out that big check book last winter and signed Jeff Fisher to one of the richest coaching contracts in the National Football League, it was for weekends just like this.The best head coaches in the business are...
artS Briefs
St. Lou Fringe set to return in June The second annual St. Lou Fringe, an arts festival with an offbeat style, will run June 20- 24.The festival will return to the same midtown neighborhood, with Locust Street as its spine. Em Piro, the founder and...
A Shameful Legacy; Our View; Kill Jim Crow. Make It Easy to Vote; OPINION
One of the great blessings of Tuesdays election is that, as close as it was, it didnt come down to Florida again. A polarized nation would have been paralyzed, too.America is even more divided than it was in 2000, when Florida after five weeks of recounts,...
At SLSO, Its All about Choosing Right Musicians
Listening to the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, you wouldnt know that anyone was missing from the ensemble: Its one of the worlds great orchestras, and it sounds like it.Looking at the roster, though, its hard not to be struck by the sea of asterisks...
Bakers Plots out a Smaller Future; Plan, Which Cuts Stores to Just 63, Hinges on Securing Financing, Creditors' OK
A few decades ago, Bakers shoe stores were a common sight in shopping malls across the country, having roughly as many stores has Banana Republic has today.But the number of stores has been shrinking ever since. While the company had more than 600 stores...
Baylor Looks Unbeatable Again
Brittney Griner is going into her senior season at Baylor looking for another national championship. The 6-foot-8 dunking Griner is already a two-time All-American for the Lady Bears, who return every starter from the NCAAs first 40-win team. She is...
Beljan Leaves Hospital, Retains Lead at Disney
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. Doctors told Charlie Beljan he was in good enough health to leave the hospital Saturday morning, but perhaps not to play golf. With his job on the line and his name atop the leaderboard for the first time, Beljan ignored the recommendation...
Big Signings Dont Equate Success
Baseballs free-agent market is already open for business, and its only a matter of time before a few big spenders step forward to throw their money down.The franchises that hand massive contracts to Josh Hamilton, Zack Greinke and other notable free...
Bowden Puts; Bin Laden Search; in Context
Most of the publicity about books recounting the raid that killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan has gone to No Easy Day, by Mark Owen a nom de guerre for Navy SEAL Matt Bissonnette, who took part in the raid.Lagging behind that book on the best-seller...
Bowers Powers Tigers to Win over SIUE; Missouri 83, SIUE 69; Senior Scores 18 of His 20 Points in the Second Half
COLUMBIA, MO. Clinging to a five-point lead early in the second half Saturday, the Mizzou offense needed some inspiration.The same went for forward Laurence Bowers, who was barely noticeable in the first half of his first regular-season game in two seasons.But...
Broadways Peter Pan Meets Two Iconic Peters
NEW YORK Plenty of VIPs have come backstage to cheer the cast of Peter and the Starcatcher. The prequel to Peter Pan has attracted the likes of Tyra Banks, Clive Owen, Anna Wintour and Bill Gates.But two celebrities have really stood out Sandy Duncan...
Carbondale Professor Uses Fiction to Teach Science
CARBONDALE, ILL Students in James Garveys conservation biology class at Southern Illinois University often had questions beyond the course material.The professor, who started the course three years ago, came up with a unique method of answering them....
CBC Edges Vianney in Wild Quarterfinal; Soccer; Meyerkord Nets Winner
TOWN AND COUNTRY CBC soccer coach Terry Michler had a hunch, and it paid off big Saturday night.Sophomore reserve Jake Meyerkord knocked in a pass from L.J. Adewumni with 4 minutes, 33 seconds to play as CBC posted a wild 3- 2 victory over Vianney in...
Checkbook Campaigns Fall Short; Novice Candidates Such as Spence, Brunner and Plummer Spent Millions and Lost; POLITICS
ST. LOUIS What can you get for $6.6 million these days?Not the Missouri governors office, as it turns out.Thats how much Republican gubernatorial nominee Dave Spence spent from his personal fortune in his failed attempt to topple Democratic Gov. Jay...
Chief of BBC Quits amid Scandal; British TV Network Wrongly Implicated Politician in Sex-Abuse Allegation
LONDON The BBCs top executive resigned Saturday night after the prestigious broadcasters marquee news magazine wrongly implicated a British politician in a child sex-abuse scandal, deepening the crisis that exploded after it decided not to air similar...
East St. Louis Artist Discovers Inspiration All around Her Home; AT HOME; EDNA PATTERSON-PETTY AND REGGIE PETTY
When she says her whole house is "kind of like my studio," artist/ educator Edna Patterson-Petty is not exaggerating. A tree stump in the backyard, covered with the tin-can lids she couldn't bring herself to dispose of, becomes a metal sculpture.Her...
Edwardsville Ousted; Lincoln-Way East 40, Edwardsville 10; Tigers Hopes Dashed
FRANKFORT, Ill. There was no need to sugar coat it for Edwardsville football coach Matt Martin. The Tigers were beaten and beaten soundly _ by a superior Lincoln-Way East team Saturday night in the Illinois Class 7A quarterfinals.The Griffins started...
Elections Will Look Different as Face of Nation Changes; Demographic Shift Is Likely to Alter Parties Strategies; ELECTIONS 2012
WASHINGTON Its not just the economy, stupid. Its the demographics the changing face of America.The 2012 elections drove home trends that have been embedded in the fine print of birth and death rates, immigration statistics and census charts for years.America...
Experts: Holiday Travel with Pets Is Worth Hassle; YOUR TRAVELS
Travel for humans during holidays is tough enough: Long lines, crowds everywhere, extra bags full of presents. Throw a pet in the mix, and it's a recipe for disaster.But Sheron Long, a frequent traveler and author of "Dog Trots Globe To Paris and Provence,"...
'(Expletive) Mom' Authors Tell It like It (Really) Is; QUIRKOUT! Crazy Things Women Do to Stay Sane
The book's introduction says it all. "Children. They want everything you have, and they want it now. They don't care about ruining your abs ... about the mortgage, saving for retirement or the way they add six inches to the length of your breasts."This...
Exploring the Freedom's Frontier Civil War Sites; Six Years Ago, Congress Designated 31,000 Square Miles in Kansas and Missouri as Heritage Areas; YOUR TRAVELS
My husband and I are fascinated by the Civil War and events that led up to it, notably the Border War between western Missouri and eastern Kansas. Though the Civil War may have officially started when Confederate shots were fired on Union-held Fort Sumter...
Family Events
Family Sundays: Land Lovers * Family Sundays in November will celebrate the Ancient Americas, highlighting works of art from the Aztec and Maya people, plus objects from Teotihuacn. Take part in art-making activities inspired by the mountains, caves...
Fidelity: Average 401(k) Balance Grew 4 Percent
BOSTON Employee 401(k) accounts grew more than 4 percent in the third quarter as a rising stock market boosted investment returns, and contributions from workers and their employers increased.Fidelity Investments, the nations largest 401(k) administrator, said...
Fidelity: Average 401(k) Balance Grew 4 Percent; Its the Highest Quarterly Gain since Tracking Began in 2000
BOSTON Employee 401(k) accounts grew more than 4 percent in the third quarter as a rising stock market boosted investment returns, and contributions from workers and their employers increased.Fidelity Investments, the nations largest 401(k) administrator, said...
FIGHT STILL ON FOR MARINE; SUFFERING PTSD - He Has Been in and out of Hospitals, and His Marriage Disintegrated; BEING A MENTOR - He Is Developing a Foundation to Help Former Combatants like Himself; MILITARY
LEBANON, ILL. After the historic tornado cut through Joplin, Mo., on May 22, 2011, a flustered weatherman broadcasting from the wrecked scene made a plea for volunteers. It was a bugle call to James Sperry, watching from home in Illinois. There were...
Fiscal Cliff Looms and Investors Wail; Wall Street Worries That the Game of Chicken Might Turn into a Thelma and Louise Moment for Both Parties
Wall Street booed the re-election of President Barack Obama last week, and the details of the dismay revealed investors worries over how Obama might treat their wealth.Down went coal and other energy stocks, over fear of tighter environmental rules....
Fiscal Cliff Looms and Investors Wail; Wall Street Worries That the Game of Chicken Might Turn into a 'Thelma and Louise' Moment for Both Parties
Wall Street booed the re-election of President Barack Obama last week, and the details of the dismay revealed investors worries over how Obama might treat their wealth.Down went coal and other energy stocks, over fear of tighter environmental rules....
Found Magazine Founders Return to St. Louis
When it comes to addictive time sucks, Found Magazine ranks right up there with Twitter and a Real Housewives marathon. Now celebrating its 10th year, Found is packed with hundreds of discarded lists, fliers, notes, photographs and doodles. One minute youre...
Gap-Closers Inhibit Lane-Changers Moves
There may be a darn good reason local drivers dont signal their intentions on highways or wait until after they have switched lanes.The dreaded gap-closer.We have written about it before, but it warrants repeating. This is that breed of driver who will...
Helping Hands; in Its 90th Year, the 100 Neediest Cases Campaign Assists Young and Old; 100 NEEDIEST CASES: HELPING THOUSANDS
The need for help never slows.Just ask any of the case managers at social service agencies throughout the region. Mothers who cant afford diapers for their babies. Seniors who must choose between food or prescriptions. Young families torn apart by the...
High Shool Add
Girls volleyballTri-County def. Valmeyer 25-15, 25-21Boys swimmingResults Saturday from the Missouri state swimming championship at City Of St. Peters Rec-Plex:Team scores: 1. Rockhurst 225; 2. Parkway Central 203.5; 3. Howell 148.5; 4. John Burroughs...
Keselowski Not Feeling Pressure in Chase; He Is Trying to Catch Johnson in Close Battle with Two Races Left
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Brad Keselowski recognizes how fortunate he is to be racing at NASCARs top level, and uses the kind of joke a guy would tell his buddy over a beer as a metaphor for the situation he finds himself in.In Keselowskis version of the joke,...
Kirkwood Wins on Late FG; Kirkwood 33, Summit 31; Rally Isnt Teams First
FENTON The Kirkwood football team did it again.The top-ranked and undefeated Pioneers needed a 29-yard field goal from kicker Andrew Phillips with 11.9 seconds remaining to defeat host Rockwood Summit 33-31 in a Class 5 quarterfinal playoff game on...
Law & Order
ST. CLAIR COUNTY Driver killed in collision with tractor- trailer Gerard Barney, 37, of O'Fallon, Ill., died in a head-on collision with a tractor trailer on Interstate 64 early Saturday. Illinois State Police reported that a 2011 Nissan Pathfinder...
Letters Give Voice to Great War Vet
Virgil Scott Mahin was born in 1867 near the town of La Monte, Mo., in Pettis County. He came from a long line of farmers. He married Laura Emmazetta Dorrance in 1894. They had two sons, Roy and Guy. Roy was born in 1895, Guy in 1897.Roy was 21 when...
Lincolns Famous Rival Is Subject of New Biography
In 1859, the outlook for the new Republican Party was encouraging. The advances which it had made in its brief five-year history were outstanding, and the friction between northern and southern Democrats bode well for the candidate Republicans would choose...
Lindsey Buckingham Show Is Sweet but Short; Leadin; print_subheadlineAtimenti Fesedo, P. Ipio et Fortem Us Ci Pes Mende Cononihillem Dionsula Seriorus Senat Ius Co
Always leave them wanting more, is a time-tested showbiz adage, but theres such a thing as taking even good advice too much to heart. Such was the case Friday night at the Pageant, where once- and-(presumably) future Fleetwood Mac guitarist and sonic...
Local Designer's Hobby Evolved into a Custom Jewelry Business; MADE IN ST. LOUIS; MICHELLE CARYN EVANS
MICHELLE CARYN EVANSHome * OlivetteAge * 43Family * Married with an 18 year old daughter.What she makes * She is the owner of Michelle Caryn Design, and she makes original hand-crafted jewelry. To reach her, call 314-727- 5894 or email michelle@michellecaryn.com....
Medicare Experiments with Bundled Payments; Health Systems Based Here Are Finalists in New Pilot Program
To improve the quality of health care and cut medical costs, the federal government is focusing increasingly on a simple, though powerful tool: changing hospitals financial incentives.Already, the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is...
Mound City Money
Highlights from David Nicklaus blog about St. Louis business.STLtoday.com/moundcitymoneyWhats your share of the entitlement overhang? Its hard to get ones mind around really big numbers like the $16 trillion national debt, or the $70 trillion shortfall...
Mrkl, Lee, Chorus and SLSO Offer a Meaningful Evening; Classical Music Review; Disparate Works Dovetail through Skillful Interpretations
The art of assembling a meaningful program is on display this weekend at Powell Symphony Hall, as guest conductor Jun Mrkl, a quintet of soloists, and the St. Louis Symphony Chorus and Orchestra perform three disparate works that, it turns out, fit beautifully together.It...
MU WINS 4OT THRILLER; Missouri 51, Tennessee 48; Tigers Rally Late to Edge Vols; MIZZOU / SEC
KNOXVILLE, TENN. As of what is conventionally known as halftime Saturday at Neyland Stadium, Mizzou footballs sense of belonging in the Southeastern Conference and even the structural integrity of the program were under assault.Against a wretched defense...
Nations Call off Mideast Nuclear Talks; Arab Nations Had Agreed to Participate in Nonproliferation Meeting but Wouldnt Let Go of Anti- Israel Stances
VIENNA Attempts to find Arab-Israeli common ground on banning weapons of mass destruction from the Mideast have failed, and high- profile talks on the issue have been called off, diplomats said Saturday.The two diplomats said the United States, one...
Natoli, Carmelo J. It Is with Great Sorrow That the Natoli Family Announces the Passing of Carmelo Joseph Natoli. Carm as He Was Known to Family and Friends Passed Away Peacefully on November 8
Natoli, Carmelo J. It is with great sorrow that the Natoli family announces the passing of Carmelo Joseph Natoli. Carm as he was known to family and friends passed away peacefully on November 8, 2012. He was born to the late Rocco Sr. and Francis Natoli,...
New Syrian Opposition Leader Urges West to Send Weapons; but World Worries about Rivalries and Extremists among Activists as Bombings Target State Security Institutions
DOHA, QATAR The newly elected leader of Syrias main opposition group slammed the worlds other nations for what he called inaction, saying Saturday that fighters were in desperate need of weapons to break the stalemate with President Bashar Assads forces.George...
Ne-Yos FIFTH Album; R&B Performer Stresses Importance of Lyrics in a Genre Not Known for Them
R&B singer-songwriter and music executive Ne-Yo, born Shaffer Chimere Smith, is pictured last month in New York. Ne-Yo is releasing his fifth album, R.E.D. Its his first release on Universal Motown, where he also serves as senior vice president...
Nixons Ambitions Could Be Reflected in Policy Decisions; If He Has National Aspirations, Governor Needs to Make Mark; POLITICS
JEFFERSON CITY The biggest news from Gov. Jay Nixons first postelection news conference was what he didnt say.Fresh from decisively winning a second and final term as Missouris governor, Nixon wouldnt give an answer when reporters asked whether this...
Obama Finally Declared the Winner in Florida; President Takes Final Electoral Vote Tally 332 to 206; ELECTIONS 2012
ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. President Barack Obama was declared the winner of Floridas 29 electoral votes Saturday, ending a four-day count with a razor-thin margin that narrowly avoided an automatic recount that would have brought back memories of 2000.No...
Parkway Central Defense Stellar; Parkway Central 7, Camdenton 0; Kirkwood Up Next in Semifinals
CAMDENTON Mark Goldenberg was living dangerous. Staring at fourth down and 6 on his own 24-yard line with less than four minutes to go in the first quarter, the Parkway Central coach pushed all his chips into the middle. He called for a fake punt. In...
Parrot Learned How to Orally Flip the Bird; A Look Back; Exotic Language Shocks Many in 1930 at Zoos New Avian Habitat
ST. LOUIS The St. Louis Zoo opened its new $225,000 bird house on Oct. 5, 1930. It was the last word on avian habitat for urban zoos, allowing visitors to see and hear their exotic feathered friends up close.The zoo boasted a rare collection of rare...
Posey Should Win NL MVP; Giants Star and Cards Catcher Molina Could Break New Ground by Finishing in Top Three
Only two previous catchers have led the National League in batting average in a season and one of them, Cincinnatis Ernie Lombardi, was named the leagues Most Valuable Player in 1938 after hitting .342.Lombardi also topped the league in 1942 for Boston...
Prep Work Is Key When It Comes to Staining Deck; YOUR HOME
Q * My folks painted the decks with quite expensive outdoor paint. It is peeling and just won't hold, and we are fighting with mildew all the time. We would like to strip and stain. Suggestions are welcome.A * Outdoor projects pose a significant challenge...
Rams-49ers: Seven for Sunday
FABULOUS FRANKNo truth to the rumor that RB Frank Gore met the Rams at the airport Friday night, but he does love to see them. In 11 career games against St. Louis, the three-time Pro Bowler has four 100- yard rushing games and has scored 11 touchdowns...
Sansoucie Stars at State Meet; Timberland Senior Defends Two State Titles, Breaks Own Record on Birthday
ST. PETERS It was quite an 18th birthday for Andrew Sansoucie.The Timberland senior won two events, broke his own state record, nearly broke another one and was named the Athlete of the Meet by the Missouri Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association at...
Send Just the Right Message with Your Holiday Cards
One of the joys of the holiday season is sending warm greetings to family and friends.Readers can do twice the caring by sending cards that benefit local charities.This season's collection offers a selection of furry friends, religious themes, kids playing...
Sick, Frail Struggle Most in Storms Aftermath; Support Networks Disintegrate amid the Chaos
NEW YORK Some of societys most vulnerable people the elderly, the disabled and the chronically ill have been pushed to the brink in the powerless, flood-ravaged neighborhoods struggling to recover from Superstorm Sandy.The storm didnt just knock out...
SIUE Hoops Finally Fully into Division I
EDWARDSVILLE After four long, frustrating years of transition, of losing recruits because the school didnt have an up-to-date Division I facility, and because it wasnt eligible for the prestigious NCAA Tournament, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville...
Snapshots of Americans Honoring Vets; VETERANS DAY
Saturday marked the first of what will be three days of Veterans Day commemorations across the United States.The holiday falls on Sunday, and the federal observance is Monday. At the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, a steady stream of visitors...
Soundoff
Glad McGwires goneI follow the Cardinals religiously. I try to catch every game on TV. Being in my mid-70s and with my health issues I dont go to the stadium anymore. But as to the matter of Mark McGwire leaving the Cardinals to go to Los Angeles, I...
Sports Digest
Klitschko keeps his heavyweight titlesWladimir Klitschko retained his WBA, IBF and WBO heavyweight titles, unanimously outpointing Polands Mariusz Wach on Saturday night in Hamburg, Germany.The 6-foot-7 1/2 Wach was the tallest opponent Klitschko has faced...
Squeezing into a Capsule Room in Japan; Average-Sized American Feels Oafishly Big Everywhere from a Sushi Bar to a Subway Train to a Hotel Elevator; YOUR TRAVELS
Tokyo * Tokyo is known for being densely populated and crowded. Living space is at a premium; hotel rooms are small or expensive or both.Enter the capsule hotel, where a tube-like pod barely bigger than a coffin offers a bed for the night at low cost.The...
States' Legalization of Pot May Change Mexico's Drug Policies; Mexican Authorities Question the Value of a Drug War That Is Expensive in Dollars and Bodies; PUBLIC SAFETY [Corrected 01/20/15]
MEXICO CITY * The decision by voters in Colorado and Washington state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana has left President-elect Enrique Pea Nieto and his team scrambling to reformulate their anti-drug strategies in light of what one senior aide...
Stifel Sees Slump as Opportunity to Grow
You certainly cant accuse Ron Kruszewski of being timid.While most of his competitors are licking their wounds from the financial crisis, the Stifel Financial chief executive has bet shareholders money on acquisition after acquisition.When Kruszewski...
Stifel Sees Slump as Opportunity to Grow; Chief Executive Has Bet Shareholders' Money on Acquisition after Acquisition
You certainly cant accuse Ron Kruszewski of being timid.While most of his competitors are licking their wounds from the financial crisis, the Stifel Financial chief executive has bet shareholders money on acquisition after acquisition.When Kruszewski...
Testing Your Patience; Politics; How Much Campaign Trivia Did Your Absorb?; OTHER VIEWS
Lets see how closely you were paying attention during the Bataan Death March that was the 2012 presidential election. Nate Silver of The New York Times already knows how youll do, but please go ahead:Match the following:1. Ginger White2. Rafalca3. Seamus4....
The Worst School Lunches May Surprise You; YOUR FAMILY
The fourth-grader in my field trip group had been looking forward to her lunch for more than an hour.She described it to me on the bus, but I still wasn't prepared for when I actually saw it.It came out of a yellow cardboard box. The Kraft Oscar Mayer Lunchable...
Tours Offer Vets-Eye View of Art across the Centuries
ST. LOUIS Intellectual. Peripheral. But not visceral.Thats the approach Vietnam veterans Allen Langston and Ed Nickels are taking as they lead visitors on tours of the St. Louis Art Museum this weekend. Theyre not going to tell blood-and-guts stories from...
Trail of the Week Special; Where to See, X-Y-Z
Sighting something cool while on a hike adds excitement. But there are places where its more likely to see things of interest if you know where to look. Incidentally, sunrise and sunsets are the best times to find animals moving and the best sun angles...
Truth, Lies, Internet Entwine as Catfish Gets Series on MTV
In the 2010 movie Catfish, a young man who developed an online relationship with a child-prodigy artist and her family got a rude awakening when they finally met. The movie gave its name to an Internet phenomenon: people who pretend to be someone or...
Vatican Stands Firm against Gay Marriage; Roman Catholic Church Frames Itself as Lone Voice of Courage, despite Victories for Homosexuals in Elections
VATICAN CITY The Vatican is digging in after gay marriage initiatives scored big wins this past week in the U.S. and Europe, vowing to never stop insisting that marriage can be only between a man and a woman.In a front-page article in Saturdays Vatican...
Vols Winless in SEC, but Have Big Attack
COLUMBIA, Mo. With seven new assistant coaches, Tennessee is winless in its first five Southeastern Conference games this season and is 1-12 in SEC play the last two years.The Volunteers defense gave up a preposterous 721 yards last week against Troy,...
What's Up - Heads Up
WHAT'S UP FROM EVENTS.STLTODAY.COM11.13 Heroin abuse meeting The Jefferson County Health Department is sponsoring a town hall meeting on the problem of heroin abuse among young people at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Valley Middle School, 4300 Gravois Road, House...
Wildcats Win, Poised to Be No. 1; Irish Also Prevail
After No. 1 Alabama lost Saturday to Texas A&M, shaking up the race for the BCS title game, two undefeated teams that were right on the Crimson Tides heels won on the road.No. 2 Kansas State beat Texas Christian 23-10 and No. 4 Notre Dame shut down Boston...
World Digest
After attack, Israeli army kills 4 in GazaPalestinian militants fired an anti-tank missile at an Israeli jeep patrolling the border with Gaza Saturday and the Israelis fired back into the Palestinian territory, killing four civilians, officials and witnesses...
Your Views - Letters from Our Readers; Opinion
Spirit of gratitude on Veterans DayI shall celebrate Veterans Day 2012 in a spirit of gratitude to many. I am thankful to the troops who are defending our national interests abroad. In their bravery they are following in the footsteps of many other brave...
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