St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Articles from November 18, 2015

Air Liquide Offers to Buy Airgas in Deal Worth about $10.3B
French industrial gas producer Air Liquide will buy U.S. counterpart Airgas in a deal valued at about $10.3 billion.The companies say Air Liquide will pay $143 in cash for each share of Airgas in a deal that has already been approved by the boards of...
Althoff's Undersized Offensive Line Leads the Way to Semifinals
BELLEVILLE * The world is so small for Jake Campbell. Door frames, ceiling fans and chandeliers are treacherous. Buying shoes at the store or clothes off the rack is a rare treat. The term "big and tall" was coined with Campbell in mind.He is how we...
A Moist and Buttery Seeded Dinner Roll with a Sweet Side
The turkey, the stuffing, the gravy, the mashed potatoes, the sweet potatoes, the bacon-Brussels sprouts medley, the corn, the salad, the cranberry sauce. ... A bountiful table, for sure. But no Thanksgiving dinner is complete without fresh dinner rolls....
An All-Purpose Sauce Covers All
I don't remember how I came up with my all-purpose sauce.I know I was making a pot roast. The sauce tastes best when it begins with a pot roast. I suppose I was just looking for something new to do, pot-roastwise.I was probably just playing around with...
Attorney General: 'Robust' US Screening for Syrian Refugees
WASHINGTON * House Republicans pressed Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Tuesday over the White House's plan to allow thousands more Syrian war refugees into the country despite last week's attacks in Paris.Lynch told the House Judiciary Committee that...
Baseball Notes: Ortiz to Retire after Next Season
One more year for OrtizDavid Ortiz, the Boston Red Sox slugger who put up some of the best numbers since the prime of his career last season at the age of 39, will retire after the 2016 season, Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports.Big Papi, who turns 40...
Bayer, Erna E. (Nee Kastner) Peacefully Departed on Saturday
Bayer, Erna E. (nee Kastner) Peacefully departed on Saturday, November 15, 2015. Loving daughter of the late Louis and Alfreida Kastner; beloved wife of the late Edward J. Bayer; dear mother of Sharon (Norman) Bayer-Berg, John E. and Richard L. (Sandra)...
BenFred: Mizzou Must Make Houston's Herman Turn Down Tigers
The leaves are between turning and falling. Bowl games near. It's almost upon us. Coaching search season.For the first time in 15 years, the University of Missouri is in the market for a football coach.Prepare for the following: The tracking of booster-owned airplanes...
Black Minneapolis Man Who Was Shot by Police Dies
MINNEAPOLIS * State investigators looking into the fatal police shooting of a black Minneapolis man during a scuffle have several partial videos of the incident but won't release them despite demands from protesters, an official said Tuesday.Jamar ONeal...
Blunt, and the Somber Walk into the Secret Terror Threats
WASHINGTON * It was the toughest walk of the day for Sen. Roy Blunt.Blunt, R-Mo., who receives top-secret briefings on terrorist threats on a regular basis, was headed to a secure, sound-protected room in the Hart Senate Office Building. Down a tunnel...
Business Digest
Local malls to break up Black Friday sales * Most St. Louis area malls will open in the early evening on Thanksgiving and close at midnight. All five of CBL & Associates' area malls will open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving and close at midnight, reopening...
CASES 9-10: Home Was Unsafe for Family
CASE 9Mrs. A is a single mother of five children ages 16, 14, 12, 11 and 9. They have been homeless since this past summer, when their home was shot up in a drive-by shooting that claimed the life of their cousin. They were forced to move, and are staying...
Cook the Apples, Lose the Gap! Mastering a Better Apple Pie
Any number of tasks may strike you as easy as pie, but anyone who's ever actually made a pie can tell you that it actually requires some care if you want it to turn out well.Consider apple pie. Its ingredients are few and elemental: apples, of course,...
Defamation Lawsuit Targets St. Louis Rowing Club Leaders
ST. LOUIS * The family of a teenage boy has filed a defamation lawsuit against leaders of the St. Louis Rowing Club, including a woman who also works in the St. Louis County prosecutor's office. The suit alleges at least $1 million in damages.The boy...
Demands for 10 Percent Black Faculty at Mizzou Would Put It above Norm for Peer Universities
If the University of Missouri succeeds in meeting a student demand for a faculty that's 10 percent black in two years, it is likely to be alone among its peers.No state's "flagship" public university campus had a black faculty population approaching...
Digest: Cotto Loses WBC Part of Middleweight Title
Cotto loses WBC piece of middleweight title Miguel Cotto has lost his piece of the middleweight title even before his fight Saturday night with Canelo Alvarez.The WBC said Tuesday it has stripped Cotto of the title for not agreeing to the organization's...
Dressing Up: Meet the Winners of Our Thanksgiving Stuffing Contest
We're stuffed.You'd be, too, if you just ate samples of six different stuffings. And, you know, you can't eat just a little stuffing. If you're judging a stuffing contest, you really have to get in there and try a sizable amount. And then maybe you need...
Editorial: Anti-Muslim Rhetoric Is What ISIS Wants
In the months and years following the horrific attacks of 9/11, it became a clich to say "the terrorists win" if someone took (or failed to take) a particular action. Comic strips mocked it, as when Rat in Stephan Pastis' "Pearls Before Swine" told a...
Environmentalists Drop Lawsuit Seeking Solar Rebate Restart
Environmental groups seeking to reinstate solar energy rebates for Ameren Missouri customers have dropped their lawsuit against state regulators.The Missouri Coalition for the Environment and Save Our Lawfully Authorized Rebates LLC earlier this month...
EPA Intends Tougher Downwind Air-Pollution Rule in 23 States
WASHINGTON * The Environmental Protection Agency proposed on Tuesday tougher new limits on smokestack emissions from nearly two dozen states, including Missouri and Illinois, that burden downwind areas with air pollution from power plants they can't...
Fall All-Conference Teams
SOFTBALLJEFFERSON COUNTY ATHLETICS ASSOC.Player of the yearIF Madison Harris, sr., WindsorCoach of the yearWayne Montgomery, WindsorFIRST TEAMP Emma Nichols, fr., HillsboroP Sarah Handrahan, jr., JeffersonP Kylie Gmerek, jr., WindsorIF Lauren Marks,...
Family That Found Dead Man's Body Parts Days after Fatal Crash Sues St. Clair County
ST. CLAIR COUNTY * Loved ones of a Bethalto man killed in a pickup crash have filed a lawsuit against the county, alleging a deputy coroner failed to remove all body parts from the crash site before the family put a memorial there.The crash on Aug. 8...
Fatigued Blues Fall 3-1 to Columbus
COLUMBUS, Ohio * These are not Todd Richards' Columbus Blue Jackets.After an 0-7 start under Richards, Columbus president and former Blues boss John Davidson brought in John Tortorella. The club dropped its first game under Tortorella but has gone 7-4...
Fraternity and Sorority Organizations Back off Sexual Assault Bill after McCaskill Protests
WASHINGTON * Last month, Sen. Claire McCaskill wrote letters to national fraternity and sorority organizations and three fraternities on the University of Missouri campus to protest their support of a bill on campus sexual assaults that the senator opposes.This...
French Hunt 2nd Fugitive, Launch New Airstrikes on IS
SECOND ESCAPED TERRORIST AT LARGE * French officials work to identify and track yet another attackerU.S. HAD TRACKED CELL FOR MONTHS * Mastermind is called key figure in Islamic State external operationsFRANCE, RUSSIA LAUNCH NEW STRIKES * They target...
IS Militants Dig in, Anticipating Assault on Syria's Raqqa
BEIRUT * Islamic State militants are stiffening their defenses for a potential assault on their de facto capital, Raqqa, as international airstrikes intensify on the Syrian city in retaliation for Friday's attacks on Paris. The fighters are hiding in...
It's Time to Give a Veggie Main Dish Its Due at Thanksgiving
This year we decided to reverse engineer the vegetarian Thanksgiving.Traditionally, diners who ditch the turkey are forced to cobble together a "main dish" by picking and choosing from the foods everyone else considers sides. But this year, we decided...
Jindal Says He Is Dropping out of 2016 Race for President
BATON ROUGE, La. * Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal dropped out of the 2016 race for president Tuesday, ending a campaign that failed to gain much support, especially in early-voting Iowa."I've come to the realization that this is not my time," Jindal said...
Keenum Now Front and Center as Rams QB
Backup quarterbacks don't do many interviews, so with a sense for the moment, Case Keenum spelled out his name first and last for the assemblage of reporters Tuesday at Rams Park."In case you were wondering," he said, smiling.And when backup quarterbacks...
Kirkwood Schools on Budget Freeze after Voters Turned Down Tax Hike
KIRKWOOD * After voters turned down a proposed tax increase, Kirkwood schools Superintendent Tom Williams has announced an immediate budget freeze.During the coming months, administrators and Kirkwood School Board members will look for savings and cuts...
Law & Order
ST. LOUIS > Six are hurt in bus crash * Two adults and four children suffered minor injuries Tuesday morning when a car and a school bus collided at North Grand Boulevard and Cook Avenue. The site is on the north end of Grand Center near St. Alphonsus...
Lehtera Leaves after Being High-Sticked Twice
COLUMBUS, Ohio * Blues center Jori Lehtera saw only 3 minutes, 1 second of ice time Tuesday against Columbus, but it was a rough night.On the Blues' lone goal, Lehtera was drilled in the mouth with a high stick, drawing blood. It was whistled as a four-minute,...
Local Digest
FERGUSON > City manager selected * The City Council has picked De'Carlon Seewood as Ferguson city manager.The choice of Seewood, an East St. Louis native who is a former assistant Ferguson city manager, was announced in a press release Tuesday evening....
Lutheran Senior Services Will Pay $600,000 in Taxes in Settlement with St. Louis County
CLAYTON * Lutheran Senior Services, a nonprofit group that operates two senior apartment complexes in St. Louis County, has reached an agreement with the county assessor's office to pay about $600,000 in taxes a year, according to a settlement filed...
Maddon Beats out Matheny for Award
One hundred regular-season victories, marking the best record in the major leagues, did not net the Cardinals much this fall.They were dispatched in four games by the Chicago Cubs in the divisional round of the playoffs. They will not win, or even contend for,...
Making Perfect Mashed Potatoes, Whether Plain or Gussied Up
Are you the sort of person who insists that Thanksgiving mashed potatoes can only be served straight up buttery, or are you willing to allow room for a little creative adulteration in the name of bigger, bolder flavor?Either way, we've got you covered....
Miller, Rev. Donald A. 96
Miller, Rev. Donald A. 96, formerly of St. John, present with the Lord, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015. He was born on Nov. 8, 1919, in Huntingdon, PA, the son of Rev. Tracy C. Miller and Jessie M. Aikman Miller and the stepson of Alverda G. Corbin.Beloved husband...
Missouri Could Pay Blind Residents $19 Million
JEFFERSON CITY * The state soon could be shelling out more than $19 million in damages for shortchanging blind Missourians' benefits following a court decision Tuesday.The Western District Court of Appeals determined that a previous calculation of damages...
Moving Meringue beyond Lemons in This Delicious Pumpkin Pie
This Thanksgiving pie is deliciously deceptive. Until you cut into it, it looks like your classic lemon meringue pie, piled high with billows of whipped and toasted egg whites. But once the knife slices through that sweet topping, the real deal is revealed....
MU Chancellor's New Role Hits a Snag
The idea that former University of Missouri-Columbia Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin would transition seamlessly into a research role at Mizzou following his removal as chancellor last week has hit somewhat of a snag after a health technology company objected...
Nation Briefs
Salt Lake City elects its first gay mayorFormer Utah lawmaker Jackie Biskupski has become the first openly gay mayor of Salt Lake City. Official election results released Tuesday show that Biskupski, 49, defeated two-term incumbent Ralph Becker. Her...
NBA Roundup
Rookie Kristaps Porzingis scored a season-high 29 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and the host New York Knicks beat the Charlotte Hornets 102-94 on Tuesday night.Less than a week after he just missed beating the Hornets when his 3-pointer was ruled after...
NFL Notebook: Aldon Smith Suspended for One Year
Raiders' Aldon Smith suspended one yearOakland Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith was suspended Tuesday by the NFL for one calendar year because of violations of the league's substance-abuse policy, a person with direct knowledge of the decision said.The...
NHL: Malkin Leads Penguins Past Wild
Evgeni Malkin scored two goals and picked up two assists for his first four-point game in two seasons to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-3 win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night.David Perron and Beau Bennett also scored for Pittsburgh, which rode...
No. 2 Kentucky Pulls Away from No. 5 Duke
Tyler Ulis had 18 points and six assists, and No. 2 Kentucky used its speed and athletic ability to hold off No. 5 Duke for a 74-63 victory in the Champions Classic on Tuesday night in Chicago.Kentucky forced 16 turnovers and outscored Duke 18-4 in fast- break...
Paris Attacks Lead Americans to Wonder about US Safety
NEW YORK * From cafes in New York to tailgate parties in the heartland, the bloodbath in Paris is forcing Americans to ponder the awful possibility of terrorist attacks on "soft targets" in the U.S. such as restaurants, bars and other ordinary gathering...
Ram Notes: Battle Hopes to Replace Injured 'Brothers' on O-Line
It's not exactly the way he wanted it to happen, but Rams rookie tackle Isaiah Battle has been added to the 53-man roster.Battle's promotion from the practice squad was tied to two other rookie offensive linemen, starting guard Jamon Brown (fractured lower...
Ready for Your Thanksgiving Turkey 101? We've Got Your Back
Some people are all about the stuffing. Some can't do without the mashed potatoes. And the debate over marshmallows with the sweet potatoes can stoke family feuds spanning decades. But at the end of the day, Thanksgiving is all about the bird. Because...
Robert E. Dowling: Longtime Police Chief in Woodson Terrace
Police Chief Robert E. Dowling loved his city, and the people in his city loved him.Robert Edward Dowling was a lifelong resident of the north St. Louis County city of Woodson Terrace. He graduated from Ritenour High School and went to work for the city's...
SIUE Poses Tough Matchup for SLU
Two years ago, St. Louis University was embarking on a season that would take the Billikens to the NCAA Tournament for the third consecutive year. Southern Illinois-Edwardsville was still trying to get its Division I legs.Their regular-season meeting...
Special Request: Rigazzi's 'Pasta Cuggiano' Is Italian Take on Jambalaya
Q * My husband, David, comes from a restaurant family on the Hill. He loves Rigazzi's Pasta Cuggiano. Deb RuggeriA * Rigazzi's is the oldest restaurant on the Hill and famous for big drinks, big plates and toasted ravioli. "Every year, our toasted ravioli...
Still No Cranberry Sauce Fan? Maybe Bacon Will Convert You
Admittedly, I'm a bit of a freak when it comes to cranberry sauce. Nonetheless, I can't help but think there is something seriously disturbed about people who claim to not like it.Because what is there to dislike? Whether shplopped (that's the official...
St. Louis Still Ranks Highest in STD Rates
In what has become an annual ritual, St. Louis again had the country's highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases. The city had more cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea per capita than any other independent city or county in the U.S. in 2014.For more...
Storm Drops Snow in Colorado, Could Bring Tornadoes to South
DENVER * A powerful wintry storm dumped heavy snow on parts of Colorado on Tuesday while bringing the threat of tornadoes to millions in central and southern states.Much of Interstate 70, Colorado's main east-west highway, was closed because of blizzard...
Taser Fired by St. Louis County Officer Damaged Attack Victim's Eye, Suit Says
ST. LOUIS COUNTY * A woman struck in the eye by a Taser barb fired by a St. Louis County police officer has filed suit for damages, saying she is at risk for blindness in the eye.The suit, filed Monday in U.S. District Court in St. Louis by Melnique...
To Help Requires Us to See Them
Fear. Abandonment. Rejection. Loneliness. Every teen feels that way sometimes, right? Unfortunately, in the St. Louis area tonight, about 2,500 teenagers will experience real fear: a kind of life-or- death fear. Some will feel abandoned, because they...
Top Four the Same in CFP Rankings
Top four the same in CFP rankingsClemson, Alabama, Ohio State and Notre Dame remained at the top of the College Football Playoff selection committee rankings released Tuesday night.Iowa stayed at No. 5 and Oklahoma State moved up to No. 6, one spot ahead...
U.S. Soccer Team Plays to 0-0 Draw
Gyasi Zardes and Jermaine Jones were both thwarted by the crossbar and the United States played to a 0-0 draw with host Trinidad and Tobago in a World Cup qualifying match Tuesday in Port- of-Spain.Zardes' header off of Jozy Altidore's cross hit the...
Watts, Norman a Local Businessman and a Veteran of the U.S. Army
Watts, Norman a local businessman and a veteran of the U.S. Army, died November 13, 2015, in St. Louis. The cause of death was complications resulting from heart and kidney failure. He was 80. He is survived by his wife, Rozann Hancock Watts, of Ferguson,...
Weinhaus, Sidney S. Passed Away Peacefully with Family Present at AVOW Hospice House in Naples
Weinhaus, Sidney S. Passed away peacefully with family present at AVOW Hospice House in Naples, FL on November 15, 2015.Cherished husband and best friend of Elinore Rae Weinhaus (nee Mariam) for 44 years; beloved father of Karen (Mont) Levy, Shelley...
What's Cooking: 5 Women Set Up Lunch Service at Church
Thursdays, Epiphany United Church of Christ in Benton Park invites people in to purchase a homemade lunch prepared by one of the five women in the church's commercial kitchen. The proverb says "too many cooks spoil the broth," but it doesn't hold true...
Wine Finds: American Sparkling Ros for Thanksgiving
Because Thanksgiving began as a celebration of the harvest, it seems only fitting to begin the feast with a glass of sparkling wine. And what better sparkling wine than one produced right here in the United States from a winery with quite an American...
Woman Charged with Manslaughter in St. Louis County Butt Enhancement Death
ST. LOUIS COUNTY * Prosecutors here charged a Texas resident on Tuesday with manslaughter, alleging that she killed a woman with an illegal cosmetic procedure on the victim's buttocks.Charging documents say Nitica Deonte Lee, 44, of Dallas, recklessly...
World Briefs
Pact reached on Northern IrelandBritain published a long-sought agreement with Northern Ireland's parties Tuesday that all sides agreed would sustain their Catholic- Protestant government, the central achievement from decades of peacemaking in the British...
Xavier Pulls Away, Deals Mizzou First Loss
CINCINNATI * Kim Anderson is too proud to declare any moral victories, even with a team loaded with players barely old enough to vote. But Missouri's second-year basketball coach only found a few nits to pick after Tuesday's 78-66 loss at Xavier, a far...
Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.