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Articles from January 13, 2015

An Offseason of Uncertainty; Snead Doesn't Think Relocation Threat Will Affect Free Agency; NFL - RAMS
The topic of relocation barely came up during the just-completed regular season for the Rams.About the only time it was a subject of discussion with coach Jeff Fisher and Rams players came in mid-November when Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced the formation...
Blues Notes: As Ice Time Increases, So Does Production for Stastny; NHL
Going into the Blues' game in Colorado on Dec. 29, center Paul Stastny was averaging 15 minutes, 47 seconds of ice time per outing, which wasn't a lot considering his role as the team's prime offseason acquisition.Since then, Stastny's ice time has jumped...
Business Digest
Build-A-Bear soars * Build-A-Bear Workshop's stock soared 17 percent after the retailer released preliminary sales and earnings guidance for its most recent quarter. The Overland-based toy stuffed- animal retailer said it expects to report total revenues...
Case, Daniel "Dan" Luedinghaus 1969-2015 Daniel "Dan" Luedinghaus Case Died on Saturday
Case, Daniel "Dan" Luedinghaus1969-2015 Daniel "Dan" Luedinghaus Case died on Saturday, January 11, 2015 at his home in Orlando, Florida.Husband and best friend of Sabrina Genasci Case; son of Ann Luedinghaus Case and the late C.A. "Mike" Case Jr; brother...
Church Leaders Surprise Normandy Seniors with Scholarships
WELLSTON * They filed into the gym Monday for an assembly about graduation and applying for colleges an intentionally vague description that wouldn't be out of the ordinary for a senior class.Instead, the seniors at Normandy High School learned that...
Claire McCaskill Won't Run for Governor in 2016
In what may be the last serious impediment facing Chris Koster in his quest for the Missouri Democratic gubernatorial nomination, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., announced Monday she won't be a candidate."That's a firm 'no,'" McCaskill said on KCUR...
College Basketball: AP Poll / USA Today Poll
AP POLLteam w-l pts pv1. Kentucky (63) 15-0 1,623 12. Virginia (2) 15-0 1,561 33. Gonzaga 16-1 1,446 64. Duke 14-1 1,432 25. Villanova 15-1 1,358 86. Louisville 14-2 1,264 57. Wisconsin 15-2 1,200 48. Utah 13-2 1,185 99. Kansas 13-2 1,100 1210. Arizona...
College Basketball: Kentucky Loses a Few No. 1 Votes
Kentucky survived a pair of overtime games to stay unbeaten, though those tougher-than-expected wins loosened the Wildcats' hold a bit on the top spot in the AP Top 25.The top-ranked Wildcats (15-0) were atop 63 of 65 votes cast Monday, ending a run...
College Football Notebook: NCAA in Talks to Restore Paterno Victories
NCAA in talks to restore 111 Paterno victoriesThe NCAA, Pennsylvania officials and Penn State University are in talks to reconsider the punishment on the school in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal, a step that could include restoring...
Cops Charged in Shooting Death; Two Albuquerque Police Officers Killed a Knife-Wielding Homeless Man in March
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. * Two Albuquerque police officers were charged with murder Monday in the shooting death of a knife-wielding homeless man that led to sometimes violent protests and a federal investigation into the city's police force.The decision to...
Damage Control after Obama Skips Unity Rally; White House: Should Have Sent High Official to Paris March
WASHINGTON * In a rare public admission of error, the White House said Monday the U.S. should have sent a high-level official to an anti-terrorism march in Paris that was attended by more than 40 world leaders.The United States was represented Sunday...
Editorial: North County Mayors Worried about Court Reform Doth Protest Too Much; Our View; 24:1 Initiative Cities Have an Opportunity to Lead Region toward Unity
Long before Ferguson became a hashtag, there was a group of 24 municipalities in north St. Louis County that had decided to work together to address "the serious challenges facing residents and communities within the geographic boundaries of the Normandy...
Elliott Not 100 Percent, So Blues' Goalie Juggling Act Continues; NHL
On paper and in the flesh, goaltending does not seem to loom as a major concern for the Blues.Going into Monday's action, Brian Elliott of the Blues led the NHL in goals-against average, at 1.95, and he was one of only two players in the league below...
Elliott Takes Diplomatic Approach When Talking about Going to Ohio State Instead of MU; College Football
ARLINGTON, Texas * If anybody's looking for an early Heisman Trophy favorite for next season, look no further than Zeke.He's already locked up the voting bloc called the Slobs.Tailback Ezekiel Elliott, known as "Zeke" to his teammates, had 246 yards...
E-Z Does It: Elliott Rushes for Four Touchdownsto Lead the Buckeyes to National Title; OHIO STATE 42, OREGON 20; College Football
ARLINGTON, Texas * Ohio State can add the newest version of the national championship trophy to a case that already has a bunch of the old ones.Buckeyes third-string quarterback Cardale Jones matched Oregon's Heisman winner as Ohio State beat Oregon...
E-Z DOES IT FOR OHIO ST; Elliott Rushes for Four Touchdowns to Lead Buckeyes to National Title; OHIO STATE 42, OREGON 20; College Football
ARLINGTON, Texas * Ezekiel Elliott rushed for 246 yards and four touchdowns and Ohio State won the first national title in college football's playoff era, running over Oregon 42-20 Monday night.Elliott, a John Burroughs graduate and the 2012 Post-Dispatch...
GOP's Rauner Sworn in as Illinois Governor, Freezes Spending
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. * Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner moved quickly to address Illinois' budget mess Monday, taking the oath of office and then ordering state agencies to immediately freeze all nonessential spending.The wealthy businessman told those at his...
It Took Six Decades, but Pacific Has New Career Scoring Leader; Boys Basketball Notebook; VanLeer Breaks Indians Record Set in 1954
Cullen VanLeer's senior season did not begin the way you draw it up. The Pacific boys basketball team rolled into Webster Groves to take on Chaminade, Waynesville and Webster in a preseason jamboree. VanLeer and the Indians were overmatched and outgunned....
Jeigh Singleton Dies, Led Washington University's Fashion Design Program
James Dennis "Jeigh" Singleton Jr., who led Washington University's fashion design program for 25 years, was known for his impeccable taste and strong opinions.His alumni joked that they would compose a book of "Jeigh-isms" because his critical aphorisms...
Key U.S. Military Command's Twitter, YouTube Sites Hacked
WASHINGTON * Hackers claiming to work on behalf of Islamic State militants seized control of the Twitter and YouTube sites of the military's U.S. Central Command on Monday. The Pentagon swiftly suspended the sites and said it appeared that no classified...
Kroenke and Developers Expect $100M in Reimbursements for LA Stadium
LOS ANGELES * The developers behind a sprawling sports and housing complex in the Los Angeles suburbs whose centerpiece stadium could become home for an NFL team expect to recoup up to $100 million in local tax dollars in the first five years of operation,...
Lanter-Kirn, Jean (Nee Pflugmacher)
Lanter-Kirn, Jean (nee Pflugmacher), born March 9, 1935, died peacefully on January 11, 2015, at Missouri Baptist Hospital after a brief illness. A long term resident of St. Clair County, Illinois, she had recently relocated to St. Louis County to be...
Law & Order
MONROE COUNTY > Two die after head-on crash * Two women were fatally injured in a head-on crash about 10:38 p.m. Saturday on Route 159, just south of Sunset Lane, south of Hecker, the Illinois State Police said. Two other women were hurt. No names were released.One...
Letters to the Editor, Jan. 13
Don't rush into building $1 billion temple to mediocrityThe Blitz and Peacock committee is a disaster, a veiled effort to construct a legacy for a fading governor. An essentially $1 billion project requires years of preparation and planning, with architectural...
Missouri's 'Undercover Judge' Praised for Customer Surveys, Reforms; Chief Justice of Missouri Supreme Court Is Praised in Senate Last Week for Her Efforts
JEFFERSON CITY * If a woman wearing casual clothes and tennis shoes approaches you in the courthouse and asks about your experience with the legal process, you might be talking to Missouri's top judge.Mary Rhodes Russell, chief justice of the Missouri...
MONDAY'S RESULTS (Boys/girls Basketball, Ice Hockey)
Boys basketballLutheran North 10 11 8 21 50CBC 15 16 18 15 64L (2-9): Gauss 12, Henderson 11, Dorsey 10. FG 15 (7), FT 13-20.C (9-4): Foxworth 17, Lesley 14, Cathchings 10. FG 25 (3), FT 11- 14.---McCluer North 11 26 22 27 86Ritenour 6 12 20 28 66M (8-3):...
Nation and World Digest
Senate advances Keystone legislationLegislation to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline has cleared an initial hurdle in the Senate, a victory for Republicans newly in charge and now eager for a veto showdown with President Barack Obama.The...
NBA Notebook: Harden's 30 Lift Rockets after Garnett Ejection
James Harden scored 30 points, carrying Houston on a night when Dwight Howard did little after fighting with Kevin Garnett, and the visiting Rockets beat the slumping Brooklyn Nets 113-99 on Monday.Garnett was ejected in the first quarter after head-butting Howard...
N. County Municipalities Speak Up on Court Controversy; Missouri Lawsuit; State Did Not Provide Guidelines on Calculating Fine Revenue until Last Month
Our municipalities are working hard to make sure our communities are better places to live. We are not perfect, but we have been doing good work together since 2010. This year, East-West Gateway Council of Governments gave an Outstanding Local Government...
NFL Notes: Fox out as Broncos' Coach
Fox out as Broncos' coachThe Broncos are seeking a coach after agreeing Monday to part ways with John Fox following Denver's latest playoff meltdown. Fox won the AFC West title all four of his years in Denver, but each of those seasons ended in ugly...
Nicklaus: McDonald's Labor Case Is Big Test for Franchise Model; NLRB Wants to Hold McDonald's Responsible for Violations at Its Independent Restaurants
When you order a burger and fries at McDonald's you probably don't think you're patronizing a small business, but in most cases you are.Independent franchisees own 90 percent of the chain's 14,000- plus U.S. restaurants, and the franchise model has been...
People
Rowling assails Murdoch's tweetsJ.K. Rowling had a few words for Rupert Murdoch.The "Harry Potter" author responded sharply to Murdoch's tweet that while "Maybe most Moslems peaceful," all were responsible for "growing jihadist cancer" until they worked...
Reed Rallies to Win at Kapalua in Playoff; 4 Shots Behind on No. 15, He Prevails in a Playoff; Golf
KAPALUA, Hawaii * Patrick Reed never thought he had a serious chance to win at Kapalua until he stood over an 18-foot birdie putt in a playoff Monday.Like so many other times in his young career, he didn't waste it.Four shots behind with four holes to...
Showcase Stadium Has a Scheduling Hole; Super Bowl, Final Four and College Football Title Game No Longer on Tap at $1.2 Billion Facility
ARLINGTON, Texas * Dog shows to championships, Jerry Jones believes the $1.2 billion showplace of the Dallas Cowboys will be a destination for signature events for many years.So the flamboyant team owner has no concern that after Monday night's national...
Sports Shorts: Ronaldo Wins Top FIFA Award Again
Ronaldo wins top FIFA award againCristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Player of the Year award for the second straight year Monday and third time overall.The Portuguese forward, who led Real Madrid to its record 10th European title, received 37.66 percent...
St. Louis Police Pledge More Downtown Patrols after Weekend Killing
ST. LOUIS * Police pledged added vigilance downtown after a weekend robbery attempt that killed a college student and, hours later, led to a shootout with officers in which the culprits escaped.No city detectives were injured when they traced a stolen...
THE MYSTERY OF MANNING; Reports Vary on the Severity of the Denver QB's Thigh Injury; NHL PLAYOFFS
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. * If Peyton Manning's injury was worse than he let on, his teammates sure didn't see it.In the aftermath of his poor playoff performance in the Broncos' 24-13 playoff loss Sunday to Indianapolis, Manning said the right thigh bruise he...
What's Up/Heads Up
WHAT'S UP * FROM EVENTS.STLTODAY.COM01.13 North County Opportunities Expo * St. Louis Community College is partnering with several community organizations to sponsor the North County Opportunities Expo: Trades, Training and Apprenticeships from 9 a.m.-3...
Which Kentucky Will Mizzou Face?; No. 1 Wildcats Needed Overtime in Their First Two SEC Games
COLUMBIA, Mo. * Kim Anderson figures there's two ways to view No. 1 Kentucky needing three overtime periods to survive its first two SEC games. Goliath is vulnerable or Goliath is angry."You can look at it like, well, Ole Miss and (Texas) A&M pushed them...
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