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Articles from September 27, 2013

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Class 61. Blue Springs (4-0) vs. No. 10 Liberty (3-1), 7 p.m. today2. Hazelwood Central (4-0) vs. Ritenour (4-0), 1 p.m. Saturday3. Francis Howell (3-1) at No. 8 Fort Zumwalt West (3-1), 7 p.m. today4. Rockhurst (1-3) vs. Blue Springs South (3-1), 7...
Allen, Jaskin among Blues' Roster Cuts; Hitchcock Said the Intent Is to Get Goaltender Some Game Action in Chicago
Jake Allen's time in training camp with the Blues ran out Thursday, when the goalie was one of seven cuts made by the club.Dmitrij Jaskin, Ty Rattie, Sergey Andronov, Keith Aucoin, Jani Hakanpaa and Joel Edmundson were also assigned to the Blues' American...
Also in Theaters; 0927
'Austenland' **PG-13 * 1:37 * Keri Russell is Jane Hayes, a mousy 30-something who loves nothing so much as the works of Jane Austen. She visits Austenland, a theme resort that promises to let guests live like characters in the beloved novels. The film,...
Best Bets
FRIDAYStphane Denve, Lars Vogt and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra10:30 a.m. Friday, 8 p.m. Saturday * Powell Symphony Hall, 718 North Grand Boulevard * $28-$110 * 314-534-1700; stlsymphony.org The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra's Friday morning coffee...
Club Events for Oct. 4
BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups700 S. Broadway, 314-436-5222* Boo Davis & The Blues All Stars, 10 p.m. Oct. 5, 10 p.m. Nov. 2, 10 p.m. Dec. 7.* CANCELLED: Miss Jubilee & The Humdingers, 1 p.m. Oct. 6, 1 p.m. Oct. 13, 1 p.m. Oct. 20, 1 p.m. Oct. 27, 1 p.m....
Conservative Lawmakers in States Stymie Effort to Target Online Sex Ads
JEFFERSON CITY * Top law enforcement officers across the country are pushing Congress for greater authority to go after a booming online industry that hosts ads for child sex traffickers. But they are encountering opposition from an unexpected source...
Dusting off the Oldies; the Blender - Brothers Lazaro's 'Hope, Fear, Youth' Compiles the Best of the Band's Hard-to-Find Early Work
A Brothers Lazaroff concert is bound to include songs fans can't find on any Brothers Lazaroff album.The eclectic, American-rooted band, fronted by brothers David and Jeff Lazaroff, is prone to augment its sets with songs from the early days from before...
Early Morning Email Doesn't Have to Wake You Up
Dear Miss Manners * I just received a sharp rebuke from a co- worker for sending him a personal email (following up on a prior conversation) at 5:45 in the morning. His reply stated only that "this exchange should not occur before 7 a.m."I was taken...
Home Is Where the Hops Are; Hip Hops -- J2 Brewing, Immediately Adjacent to iTap in Chesterfield, Wants to Encourage Aspiring Homebrewers
Jeff Harlan and Jeff Jones are betting that at least some of you folks causing the boom in craft beer will want to start brewing your own.They're also hoping that their location will coax more than a few craft-beer fans to take a look at the homebrewing...
'I'm Not a Parody of the Samples Playing Old Hits.; I'm Still Current, Still Writing.'
The Samples has reached a landmark period 25 years since forming in Boulder, Colo., and, next year, 25 years since the band's debut album, "The Samples." But Sean Kelly, the sole founding member of the band that gave us albums such as "No Room" (1992),...
Internal Audit Questions Wentzville Fire's Spending; Analysis Calls for Review of Credit Card and Check Use
WENTZVILLE * A financial review of the Wentzville Fire Protection District says the district could be out of money by the end of 2014 if changes aren't made.The audit, obtained by the Post-Dispatch through a Sunshine Law request, made 12 recommendations,...
Mixed 'Baggage Claim' Barely Takes off **
In the painfully average romcom "Baggage Claim," Paula Patton puts on the well-worn shoes of Meg Ryan and Julia Roberts, ending up with a predictable vehicle perhaps best left in lost and found.To say the attractively cast film barely lifts off would...
More Kids Protected from Flu; CDC Says Keep It Up
WASHINGTON * More children than ever got vaccinated against the flu last year, and health officials urged families Thursday to do even better this time around.Far too many young and middle-aged adults still forgo the yearly protection, the Centers for...
NEW TWIST FOR GEM HUNTERS; Two Flea Markets Seek to Buck a Downward Sales Trend
In the last few weeks, two very different flea markets have popped up around town.While they may seem like an anachronism in the age of eBay, Craigslist and Etsy, flea markets continue to eke out an existence.The endurance of these markets is a testament...
Real Estate Sales Are Heating Up; Only Madison County Showed a Decline This Year
Real estate agents are happy people these days. Sales are up a lot. Home prices are up at least a little in most neighborhoods. A rise in mortgage interest rates this spring may have taken a bite out of sales of lower-priced houses, but sales of upscale...
Running Game Still Listless; Rams Rush for Season-Low 18 Yards on 19 Carries in Game against the 49ers
One of the themes to Rams preparation this week was balance on offense and making a commitment to the run. But try as they might, the Rams found the going tough on the ground Thursday against San Francisco. No, make that impossible.Running back Daryl...
Shakespeare Festival Grows with More Shows in 2014
Shakespeare Festival St. Louis will break with tradition next year, staging three plays instead of one in Forest Park.The plays "Henry IV, Part One," "Henry IV, Part Two" and "Henry V" follow each other chronologically. The three plays will be staged...
St. Louis Teen Visits White House as a 'Champion of Change'
WASHINGTON * Emmanuel Haynes drew the biggest laughs of the day when an Obama administration official asked what he'd learned this summer working at Ronald Jones Funeral Chapels."What mattered most was having a plan and a vision for your life and also...
Ticket Tracker:; Cher Coming to Scottrade Center
2720 Cherokee2720cherokee.com, Ticketweb.com* Lee Fields & the Expressions, Big Brother Thunder and the Master Blasters, MAKossa and Hal Greens, 8:30 p.m. Nov. 6, $20-$22.Coliseum Music Loungesupremeent.net* Raekwon, Tef Poe, Bo Dean, Black Spade, 9...
Today's Schedule
BOYS AND GIRLS CROSS COUNTRYTerry Meatheany Invite at Koch Park, 4 p.m.BOYS GOLFDick Gerber Invite at Oak Brook, 1 p.m.GIRLS GOLFHighland-O'Fallon at Timber Lakes, 3 p.m.Howell-Howell Central, 3:30 p.m.N. Dame-Cor Jesu at Sunset Hills, 4 p.m.GIRLS TENNISS....
Voicing Gratitude; Festus Native Jennifer Johnson Cano, a Regular at the Metropolitan Opera, Will Preview Her Carnegie Hall Recital
When last we checked in with mezzo-soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano, she had just been cast as Nicklausse in Opera Theatre of St. Louis' 2008 production of Offenbach's "The Tales of Hoffmann."Since then, the Metropolitan Opera audition winner has spent three...
Wall Street Yawns over Drama; Mood Could Change near Debt Limit Deadline
With the dual threats of a government shutdown next week and a debt default on Oct. 17, Washington is manufacturing plenty of potential drama for investors.Wall Street, though, is yawning.The Dow Jones industrial average has fallen just 0.8 percent this week,...
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