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Articles from February 25, 2018

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1968: A Year That Rocked the World; February; Civil Unrest Begins to Rise
FEB. 1 - SAIGON EXECUTIONThe execution of a bound prisoner, Nguyen Van Lem, by South Vietnamese general Nguyen Ngoc Loan was captured by Associated Press photographer Eddie Adams. The incident occurred during the second day of the Vietnam War's Tet Offensive,...
Admirers Line Streets as Graham's Body Arrives in Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, N.C. * Well-wishers lined freeway overpasses and small-town streets to honor the late Rev. Billy Graham as his motorcade crossed his home state of North Carolina for four hours on Saturday from his mountain chapel to namesake library in the...
Aisha Sultan: Parkland Strong Students Are Changing America's Gun Debate
In the fairy tale, it took a small child to cry out that the Emperor had no clothes.In our real-life horror story, it's teenagers who are spitting truth to power. The adults watching them are holding our breath. Is this what it's finally going to take?...
Anderson, Dorothea Mae "Dottie" (Nee Williams) Passed Away on November 16
Anderson, Dorothea Mae "Dottie" (nee Williams) passed away on November 16, 2017 at the age of 97 years. A native of Philadelphia, "Dottie" attended Fisk University, the University of Cincinnati, and Ohio State University, earning a graduate degree in...
'A Streetcar Named Desire' Highlights 2018 Tennessee Williams Festival
Sophia Brown and Nick Narcisi will take on two iconic roles, Blanche DuBois and Stanley Kowalski, when the third annual Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis presents "A Streetcar Named Desire.""Tennessee Williams: The French Quarter Years" the theme...
At Home: A Wildwood Home Where Nature Abounds
Seemingly isolated, the idyllic home of AngelaMitchell-Phillips and Robert Phillips sits on 6 acres of semi rural farmland in Wildwood. "Some people may think we live out in the boonies, but we're only 7 minutes from Starbucks," said Angela laughingly.After...
Back Home Where He Started, Cardinals Mikolas Still Has Stardom to Chase
JUPITER, Fla. * The sandwich shop on Center Street, the one slapped between Jupiter Bait & Tackle and Jupiter Donut, has a meatball sub that calls to Miles Mikolas, daily. He's been going to the 44-year-old place since he was a kid, wearing board...
Back Home Where He Started, Cardinals Mikolas Still Has Stardom to Chase
JUPITER, Fla. - The sandwich shop on Center Street, the one slapped between Jupiter Bait & Tackle and Jupiter Donut, has a meatball sub that calls to Miles Mikolas, daily. He's been going to the 44-year-old place since he was a kid, wearing board...
Banville Examines Dublin in Unusual Memoir
John Banville's first sentence in "Time Pieces: A Dublin Memoir" sets the tone and limits of his new book."Dublin was never my Dublin, which made it all the more alluring," he writes, and with that is off on a rich, idiosyncratic tour of the Irish...
Billikens Hang on to Beat George Washington
Looking into his players' eyes as they approached the bench for a media timeout Saturday night, St. Louis University coach Travis Ford recognized a familiar sign of trouble.It was the same fatigued look the Billikens had with about eight minutes remaining...
Billikens Hang on to Beat George Washington
A sign in the student section Saturday night portrayed what remains of the St. Louis University roster dressed in Western wear under the heading "The Magnificent Seven."The Billikens were making their first appearance at Chaifetz Arena as a seven-man...
Billikens Hang on to Beat George Washington
Looking into his players' eyes as they approached the bench for a media timeout Saturday night, St. Louis University coach Travis Ford recognized a familiar sign of trouble.It was the same fatigued look the Billikens had with about eight minutes remaining...
Blues Are Back in Nashville Where Slide Began
All sorts of days on the Blues schedule stand as days that have painted the picture of the struggling team they have become. There are days of bad losses, days of bad injuries and, perhaps worst of all, days like Feb. 13.That was the day the Blues were...
Blues Are Back in Nashville Where Slide Began
All sorts of days on the Blues schedule stand as days that have painted the picture of the struggling team they have become. There are days of bad losses, days of bad injuries and, perhaps worst of all, days like Feb. 13.That was the day the Blues were...
Blues Notes: Soshnikov Is Set to Play after First Practice with Blues
There was a new face with a new number on the ice for the Blues on Saturday before the team flew to Nashville, and right now, the Blues will take anything new.Nikita Soshnikov, who was acquired in a trade with Toronto on Feb. 15, had his first practice...
Boys Basketball: Cheaney Heats Up as MICDS Tops Priory in District Opener
LADUE - The schedule could not have worked out any better for Julian Cheaney and the MICDS boys basketball team.The Rams ended the regular season Thursday night by losing a highly competitive and emotional Metro League game at Priory.Less than 48 hours...
Boys Basketball: Northwest Battles Back from Double-Digit Deficit against Trinity to Defend District Title
ST. CHARLES - Damein "Dede" Carver was happy to see Antouine Redmon at the free-throw line with the game on the line.A senior guard for the Northwest Academy boys basketball team, Redmon scored his first two points of the night at the free-throw line...
California Democrats Look to Narrow Crowded US House Races
SAN DIEGO * Winning seven U.S. House seats currently held by California Republicans is critical to Democrats' hopes of taking back Congress in the midterm elections.But first, they've got to narrow the field.An all-out battle is underway at the California...
Cardinals Notebook: Young Outfielders Unleash Big Bats
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Cardinals catcher Carson Kelly had seen some of these acts before -- speedy, young outfielders flying to the ball, power-hitting young outfielders with the ball flying off their bats."We've got some athletes, man," said Kelly,...
CBC Hockey Is the Best
ST. PETERS * CBC senior Eric Brown was the team's go-to goal scorer during the regular season. He's raised it to an even higher level in the postseason.Brown scored his sixth goal of the Mid-States Club Hockey Association Challenge Cup playoffs, easily...
Community Events
SundayRV & Camper Show * Motor homes, fifth wheels, travel trailers, pop-ups, campers, sports trailers and more on display and for sale from 10 dealers. Register to win door prizes, given away daily. You'll also find camping supplies, resort info...
Congress Releases Redacted, Declassified Democratic Memo
Memo's key points * Justice Department disclosed the political motivation behind file * FBI scrutinized Trump aide Carter Page's Russian ties before dossier * Independent sources corroborate spy Christopher Steele's information* Trump aide George Papadopoulos'...
Deaths Elsewhere
Idrissa Ouedraogo * The prolific African moviemaker has died in his home country of Burkina Faso.The National Union of Burkina Faso Filmmakers announced Mr. Ouedraogo's death on Feb. 18, 2018, at age 64 from an undisclosed illness.Mr. Ouedraogo produced...
Digest: Miller Does Not Coach Arizona after ESPN Report
Miller does not coach Arizona game after reportArizona's Sean Miller did not coach against Oregon Saturday night, a day after ESPN reported through anonymous sources that he was heard on an FBI wiretap discussing a $100,000 payment to current Wildcats...
Downtown Apartment Tower Heads Back to Preservation Board
Now armed with a redevelopment plan passed by the St. Louis Board of Aldermen, developers proposing a 33-story, 265-unit apartment tower across Broadway from Busch Stadium are headed back to the city's Preservation Board.Again, they'll be asking the...
Editorial: Ameren Missouri Goes Dry in Storing Millions of Tons of Coal Ash
As the late Washington University ecologist Barry Commoner put it, "Everything must go somewhere." That includes half a million tons of ash left over each year after Ameren Missouri burns up to 10 million tons of Wyoming coal at its Labadie plant.For...
Editorial: The Longer Greitens Stays, the More Disgrace He Brings. Time for Him to Go
Republican Gov. Eric Greitens has made it clear: He won't go quietly. Expect a publicity blitz designed to shore up the governor's image and convince the public that he's not the felonious adulterer described in Thursday's indictment.Missourians owe...
Farr Sees Strong Tailwinds for Manufacturing
David Farr has spent his life in manufacturing, and he says it's been a long time since he's been this optimistic about the sector's future.Farr, Emerson's chief executive, is halfway through a two-year term as chairman of the National Association of...
Feds Prepare to Select Construction Firms to Build $1.7 Billion NGA Campus
It's been almost two years since St. Louis got the good news that one of its largest employers, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, would remain in the city.Not only that, but the federal intelligence agency in charge of collecting and interpreting...
Forget Tourism: Pyeongchang's Legacy Probably Debt and Anger
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea * The equation was supposed to be simple. To build a world-class ski destination, simply add the Olympics and wait.But even as South Korea basks in the glow of daily competition and global attention, hope is fading that Pyeongchang...
Governors Skeptical of Congress, but Welcome New Gun Debate
WASHINGTON * Governors assessing the fallout from the latest school shooting said Saturday that the gun control debate had changed after the sorrow in Florida, a shift helped driven by public outrage and student activists.But they are skeptical Congress...
Greitens Case Could Test the Definition of 'Privacy' in the Smartphone Era
- It started with a hidden camera case: Law evolved out of an instance in which a tanning-salon operator was filming women and girls - Greitens says law doesn't apply: His lawyer says its intent is to prosecute voyeurs, not not consenting adultsIn 1994,...
High School Basketball - Postseason Scoreboard
ILLINOIS GIRLS BASKETBALLAt Redbird Arena, Normal-- CLASS 2A STATE TOURNAMENTChampionship: Chicago Marshall 53, Chicago Harlan 44Third place: Teutopolis 45, Eureka 32-- CLASS 1A STATE TOURNAMENTChampionship: Danville Schlarman 53, Stockton 31Third place:...
High School Hockey: Quick Start Pushes CBC Past De Smet in Opening Game of Challenge Cup Semifinal
ST. PETERS - CBC senior Eric Brown was the team's go-to goal scorer during the regular season. He's raised it to an even higher level in the postseason.Brown scored his sixth goal of the Mid-States Club Hockey Association Challenge Cup playoffs, easily...
High School Hockey: Winkelmann's Hat Trick Leads SLUH to Rout of Chaminade in Challenge Cup Semis
Brown stays on a roll, leads CBC past De Smet in semifinal openerCBC senior Eric Brown was the team's go-to goal scorer during the regular season. He's raised it to an even higher level in the postseason.Brown scored his sixth goal of the Mid-States...
Hochman: Wainwright Leads Charge to Change the World
JUPITER, Fla. * In one of the poorer nations on the planet, in a city ravaged by natural disasters and unnatural poverty, near an orphanage that houses the loneliest and unluckiest of the city's children, there is a medical clinic.They call it the community...
Hochman: Wainwright Leads Charge to Change the World
JUPITER, Fla. - In one of the poorer nations on the planet, in a city ravaged by natural disasters and unnatural poverty, near an orphanage that houses the loneliest and unluckiest of the city's children, there is a medical clinic.They call it the community...
Horrigan: Bad News, Kids. Guns Aren't the Only Problem We Left You
She was an old friend from my radio days, dressed in workout clothes, on her way to a session with a personal trainer. Me, I was dressed in coffee-drinking and bagel-eating clothes, which fit perfectly. But she hadn't given up."I'm almost out of the...
How Factories Made the Modern World
If you shouldn't judge a book by its cover, try its subtitle which, in the case of Joshua B. Freeman's "Behemoth," is "A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World."Freeman pins down the first factory as the Derby Silk Mill in Derby,...
Impeachment Talk a Sign of GOP's Long-Term Worry about Court
HARRISBURG, Pa. * The Pennsylvania Supreme Court's decision to redraw boundaries of the state's congressional districts has triggered a volcanic reaction from Republicans, including talk of impeaching justices and a Democratic Party plot to stop President...
Is Claire McCaskill Really the Centrist That She Claims to Be?
WASHINGTON * It was political theater, replete with pork barbecue and a bottle of Arthur Bryant's Kansas City sauce, which Sen. Claire McCaskill made sure to hold up for the cameras.The real menu was bipartisanship, however, as McCaskill, D-Mo., and...
Kansas Wins, Will Finish atop League Standings for Record 14th Time in a Row
LUBBOCK, Texas * Devonte Graham barged through a door with a big smile, wearing a hat tilted slightly forward over his eyes that read "14 straight."Kansas finally has its NCAA record.Graham scored 26 points and the eighth-ranked Jayhawks wrapped up their...
Labor, Democrats Rally at Old Courthouse to Oppose 'Right to Work'
Despite rainy conditions, between 100 and 150 people held a rally Saturday afternoon outside the Old Courthouse, listening to labor leaders and Democratic politicians defend unions they say are under attack by conservatives and the rich.The Working People's...
Latest Mueller Indictment Spells Trouble for Bankers, Too
NEW YORK * Recently filed federal charges against President Donald Trump's ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort could also pose legal and regulatory risks for the banks that lent him millions of dollars against his New York real estate in recent years.The...
Law & Order
ST. LOUIS > Pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle * A male pedestrian was struck and killed at Morganford Road and Gravois Avenue Friday night in the Bevo Mill neighborhood, police said. Police responded to a 911 call about 9:45 p.m. and found the...
Letters to the Editor, Feb. 25
Arming teachers may not be the best solutionAfter the tragic events at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., I have seen repeated calls for arming teachers with the hopes of stopping the attacker. Let me start off by saying that I am...
Manafort Indictment Sparks Hunt for Europeans Paid to Lobby
KIEV, Ukraine * A new indictment against former Donald Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort focused a spotlight Saturday on uncovering the former European leaders who prosecutors contend were secretly paid by Manafort to lobby on behalf of Ukraine.The...
McClellan: Pastor Finds Answer to a Lifelong Question at Just the Right Time
Dave Rispoli, who turned 51 in January, was raised in a loving family in New Castle, Pa. His father, Donald, was a railroad engineer. His mother, Kayleen, was a nurse. Dave was their third child, all of whom were adopted.Donald and Kayleen were devout...
Medical Examiner Taps DNA Science to Find Missing Persons
NEW YORK * For families who have searched years for missing loved ones, donating a sample of their DNA is often a last, desperate act to confirm their worst fears.New York City's medical examiner is leading a nationwide effort to collect genetic material...
Meet the Trump Supporters Who Don't Want to See Alex Garcia Deported
POPLAR BLUFF, MO. * Real estate developer Jim Bailey voted for Donald Trump and has not wavered in his support of the president.Like Trump, Bailey thinks the country's immigration system needs more scrutiny. But the men's paths veer when it comes to...
Messenger: In the Case of State V. Greitens, Lady Justice Wears a Blindfold
Because of the indictment of Gov. Eric Greitens, I won't be writing about Inez Bordeaux today. It's unfortunate because hers is a story worth telling.The 37-year-old single mother of four lives in south St. Louis. She's a nurse, or used to be anyway,...
MICDS Beats Priory
LADUE * The schedule could not have worked out any better for Julian Cheaney and the MICDS boys basketball team.The Rams ended the regular season Thursday night by losing a highly competitive and emotional Metro League game at Priory.Less than 48 hours...
Mizzou No Match for Kentucky, Drops Third Straight
LEXINGTON, KY. * It wasn't the never-in-doubt mismatch that quickly unfolded the last two times Mizzou visited Rupp Arena, but with their season trending the wrong direction and their sputtering NCAA Tournament profile needing a late jumpstart, the Tigers...
Mizzou No Match for Kentucky, Drops Third Straight
LEXINGTON, KY. - It wasn't the never-in-doubt mismatch that quickly unfolded the last two times Mizzou visited Rupp Arena, but with their season trending the wrong direction and their sputtering NCAA Tournament profile needing a late jumpstart, the Tigers...
Mizzou No Match for Kentucky, Drops Third Straight
LEXINGTON, KY. - It wasn't the never-in-doubt mismatch that quickly unfolded the last two times Mizzou visited Rupp Arena, but with their season trending the wrong direction and their sputtering NCAA Tournament profile needing a late jumpstart, the Tigers...
Moore, Karen Janene Karen "Janene" Moore Entered into Heaven on February 19th
Moore, Karen Janene Karen "Janene" Moore entered into Heaven on February 19th, 2018 at the age of 79. Beloved daughter of the late Leonard and Betty McDaniel of Allerton, IA. Beloved wife of the late Terry Moore. She is survived by her sister Kay McDaniel...
Mound City Money
From David Nicklaus' blog about St. Louis business. STLtoday.com/moundcitymoneySt. Louis ranks low for growth, higher for inclusiveness * St. Louis is well below average on measures of growth and prosperity, but above average on how widely that prosperity...
Much-Touted MS-13 Sweep Keeps Even Most Basic Details Secret
NEW YORK * It was a tally so impressive that President Donald Trump touted it at his State of the Union address: Since May, agents cracking down on the violent gangs terrorizing the working-class suburbs of Long Island had swept up 428 gang suspects,...
Muny at 100: In the '80S, the Outdoor Theater Presented Shows Indoors All Year Long
Does the Muny have to be outdoors?In the 1980s, some people weren't so sure.Of course, the big open-air theater in Forest Park continued to present summer shows. But they weren't necessarily musicals produced and directed right here.This was the era...
Nation Briefs: Toyota, Hyundai Issue Recalls
Labor supporters rally as court case nearsSupporters of organized labor rallied Saturday in New York City ahead of arguments in a Supreme Court case that could make it hard for unions to operate."This is the place, sisters and brothers, where we make...
Neubauer, Kay (Nee Kuhlman) Born 2/20/1937 and Died on 2/17/2018. She Lived an Active and Productive Life
Neubauer, Kay (nee Kuhlman) Born 2/20/1937 and died on 2/17/2018. She lived an active and productive life, and was a good example of what talented people can achieve through will and determination. She married Albert Neubauer on 6/1/1957 and immediately...
Northwest Beats Trinity
ST. CHARLES * Damein "Dede" Carver was happy to see Antouine Redmon at the free-throw line with the game on the line.A senior guard for the Northwest Academy boys basketball team, Redmon scored his first two points of the night at the free-throw line...
Notebook: Former Cardinal Siegrist Signs with Pirates
Former Cardinal Siegrist signs deal with PiratesLefthander Kevin Siegrist agreed to a minor league contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates and will report to big league spring training.The 28-year-old was 1-1 with one save and a 4.81 ERA in 46 games last...
Notebook: Jaguars QB Bortles Signs $54 Million Extension
Jags QB Bortles signs $54 million extensionThe Jacksonville Jaguars signed quarterback Blake Bortles to a three-year, $54 million deal that will keep him under contract through the 2020 season. The deal includes $26.5 million guaranteed.The Jaguars announced...
Notebook: Young Outfielders Unleash Big Bats
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. * Cardinals catcher Carson Kelly had seen some of these acts before speedy, young outfielders flying to the ball, power-hitting young outfielders with the ball flying off their bats."We've got some athletes, man," said Kelly, who...
Novel Shows Family Traumatized by School Shooting
"Only Child" is narrated by Zach Taylor, a 6-year-old first-grader. Through him, the reader learns that "Daddy's office is in the MetLife Building" and that his father, Jim, a lawyer, "made partner at his firm last year."His mom, Melissa, "made commercials...
'Over-Retailed' in Chesterfield: Struggling Mall Tops Concerns
Similar to recent activity on Wall Street, Chesterfield's retail market looks to be approaching correction territory.With over 4 million square feet of shopping space most of which is housed in Chesterfield Mall and two nearby outlet developments Chesterfield...
Palestinian Envoy Estranged from White House, Still Working
WASHINGTON * A few miles down the road from Israel's gated embassy, the Palestinian envoy to Washington sits in his office wrestling with a unique diplomatic dilemma: how to advance his people's cause when relations with the United States are so distant...
People: David Mamet Has Written a Play about Harvey Weinstein
Weinstein saga headed for stageDavid Mamet has written a play about disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.The Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning playwright, known for "Glengarry Glen Ross" and "Wag the Dog," spilled the beans while promoting...
Pets of the Week: A Rabbit, a Vizsla Mix and Shorthair Cat
Big Mama is a 1-year-old Flemish giant rabbit, a wonderfully large breed with thick, long ears and a big, loving heart to match her giant size. Big Mama has a gorgeous chestnut color and thick fur she welcomes you to pet, and while at the Humane Society...
Prepping for Impeachment: Here's What Greitens and Lawmakers Face in the Coming Days (Copy)
JEFFERSON CITY * The process of deciding whether to impeach scandal-plagued Gov. Eric Greitens will begin as early as Monday in the Missouri House of Representatives.House Speaker Todd Richardson, R-Poplar Bluff, spent Thursday and Friday reviewing which...
Salukis Take No. 2 Seed for MVC Tourney
Southern Illinois Carbondale didn't put up much of a fight at Evansville, losing 75-44 Saturday, but the Salukis earned the No. 2 seed in this week's Missouri Valley Conference tournament when Illinois State lost at Loyola 68-61.Loyola won its seventh...
SLU Women Upset Dayton on Senior Day
Jackie Kemph and four other St. Louis University seniors decided to come to St. Louis U. and play for coach Lisa Stone at a time when the women's basketball program was coming off a 12-18 season and another lowly placement in the Atlantic 10.When they...
SLU Women Upset Dayton on Senior Day
Jackie Kemph and four other St. Louis University seniors decided to come to St. Louis U. and play for coach Lisa Stone at a time when the women's basketball program was coming off a 12-18 season and another lowly placement in the Atlantic 10.When they...
Smith, Richard J. Age 79
Smith, Richard J. age 79, passed away Wednesday, February 21, 2018. He was born on June 16, 1938 to Stephen and Anna (Makita) Smith in Youngstown, Ohio. Richard was a strong advocate of the Catholic faith as was evident in the decades of service he spent...
Soshnikov Is Set to Play after First Practice with Blues
There was a new face with a new number on the ice for the Blues on Saturday before the team flew to Nashville, and right now, the Blues will take anything new.Nikita Soshnikov, who was acquired in a trade with Toronto on Feb. 15, had his first practice...
St. Louis Native Chris Redd Hits 'Majors of Sketch Comedy' on 'SNL'
Persistence paid off for comedian Chris Redd. The St. Louis native already is a budding breakout in his first season as a featured player on "Saturday Night Live."But he didn't make it there on his first try. An audition for the show's 2016-17 season...
#Stlstuff: Got Ink? Pacific Collector Probably Has a Bottle for You
Once upon a time, in the days before computers and note apps on cellphones, people used a substance called ink. They still use it, of course. Maybe some will end up on your fingers if you're reading this in print.If people didn't have ink, they couldn't...
Sun CBB2
OMAHA, Neb. * A Creighton season that was beginning to head in the wrong direction righted itself in glorious fashion for at least one afternoon.The Bluejays came into their game against No. 3 Villanova on Saturday having lost three straight in the Big...
Sun COBAS
No. 1 Virginia allowed just seven points in the first half and secured the regular-season Atlantic Coast Conference title outright with a 66-37 win at Pittsburgh on Saturday. De'Andre Hunter came off the bench to lead the Cavaliers (26-2, 15-1) with...
Sunday's Sports on the Air
AUTO RACINGNoon NASCAR: QuikTrip 500, KTVI (2)BASEBALL12:05 p.m. Exhibition: Astros at Cardinals, FSM, KMOX (1120 AM)12:05 p.m. Exhibition: Yankees at Phillies, MLBBASKETBALL11 a.m. College women: Nebraska at Maryland, BTN11 a.m. College women: Ohio...
Sun GOLF
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. * Luke List can understand why he might be overlooked in the Honda Classic, even with a shot at his first PGA Tour victory.He felt that Saturday while taking the lead.List and Jamie Lovemark were trading birdies and keeping clean...
Sun MOTORS
HAMPTON, Ga. * For NASCAR drivers, the 21-year-old track surface at Atlanta Motor Speedway feels like their favorite old friend.A slippery, thrill-packed friend."This place is awesome," Ryan Blaney said. "We're slipping and sliding."The track is overdue...
Sun OLY
GANGNEUNG, South Korea * John Shuster's last throw in the eighth end of the Olympic curling final clacked off one Swedish stone and knocked it into another, sending them both skittering out of scoring range.Five yellow-handled American rocks were left...
Sun OLYNO
Associated PressThe Canadians hugged each other and happily celebrated an Olympic hockey medal that isn't the color they prefer.At a tournament where the NHL stars stayed away, the Canadians who played at the Pyeongchang Games were just ecstatic not...
Sun S1GOLF
Korda leads by four shots in LPGA Thailand eventJessica Korda kept an eye on her younger sister while firing a 4-under 68 in the third round of the LPGA Thailand on Saturday to lead Moriya Jutanugarn by four strokes.A day after a course-record 62 at...
Sun S1MOTORS
Harvick wins Xfinity ahead of Logano, BellKevin Harvick led 141 of 163 laps Saturday for his fourth NASCAR Xfinity series victory in the last six years at Atlanta Motor Speedway.Harvick finished ahead of Joey Logano and Christopher Bell. Logano started...
The NCAA Neglected Us for Years. It Must Be Held Accountable
College football devastated me physically and mentally. After years of abuse on the football field, today I suffer from the irreversible health consequences. As high school children this month committed to play college football as part of national signing...
This Week's Best-Sellers from Publishers Weekly
Here are the best-selling books from Publishers Weekly for the week that ended Feb. 18.HARDCOVER FICTION1. "The Great Alone" * Kristin Hannah2. "The Woman in the Window" * A.J. Finn3. "An American Marriage" (Oprah's Book Club ed.) * Tayari Jones4. "Still...
Ticket Tracker
BALLPARK VILLAGEeventbrite.com* Raheem DeVaughn, 6 p.m. March 11, $15-$40.DELMAR HALLticketmaster.com* Sean Canan's Voodoo Players Tribute to Fleetwood Mac, 9 p.m. April 21, $15-$20.* Sons of Apollo, Felix Martin, 8 p.m. April 22, $27.50-$30.DUCK ROOM...
Trump Officials Fight Eviction from Panama Hotel They Manage
PANAMA CITY * One of President Donald Trump's family businesses is battling an effort to physically evict its team of executives from a luxury hotel in Panama where they manage operations, and police have been called to keep the peace, The Associated...
University City Symphony Orchestra Takes on 'Invitation to a Die-In'
Most of the music on Sunday afternoon's concert by the University City Symphony Orchestra is conventional enough.Led by music director Leon Burke III, the orchestra will perform the Saxophone Concerto by Kenneth Fuchs, performed by Ryan Janus of the...
UN Unanimously Demands a 30-Day Cease-Fire across Syria
UNITED NATIONS * The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved Saturday a resolution demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria "without delay" to deliver humanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the critically ill and wounded.The vote was postponed...
Vires, Barbara J. Barbara J. Vires
Vires, Barbara J.Barbara J. Vires, nee Bertrand, Sunday February 18, 2018, beloved wife of Carl Vires, beloved mother of Steven Vires, dear grandmother of Alex Vires, dear sister of Beverly (Bertrand) Ross and William Bertrand, dear aunt, teacher and...
Walter Mosley Examines Issues of Race in 'Down the River'
Few mystery writers can examine issues of race how it divides and binds people as clearly and unflinchingly as Walter Mosley, who returns to this theme in his stand-alone novel "Down the River Unto the Sea."Racism, corruption and injustice flow well...
Weddings Take the Stage at Iconic St. Louis Landmarks
Where you choose to say "I do," is likely to say something about you as a couple.The default wedding locations used to be places of worship or hotel ballrooms. Now, guests may be invited to a destination winery, a rustic barn or even a secluded forest...
Wentzville Teacher Dies after Being Found Unresponsive by Custodians in Her Classroom
A sixth-grade math teacher at Prairie View Elementary School died Friday after being discovered unresponsive in her classroom several hours after the school day ended.Lynn Ibos, 53, of Cottleville, was discovered by custodians between 8:30 p.m. and 9...
What Does a Bear Do in the Alaska Woods? Disperse Seeds
ANCHORAGE, Alaska * Does a bear leave scat in the woods? The answer is obvious, but the effects on an ecosystem may not be.A study by Oregon State University researchers concludes that brown and black bears, and not birds, as commonly thought, are primary...
What Missouri Politicians Are Saying or Not Saying about Gov. Eric Greitens
Here's a sampling of reactions by Missouri elected officials to the indictment of Gov. Eric Greitens:HOUSE REPUBLICANSState Reps. Kevin Corlew of Kansas City, Kevin Engler of Farmington and Becky Ruth of Festus all said on Friday that Greitens should...
Why Aren't Big-Budget Movies Filmed in Missouri Anymore? Money
"Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" is shaping up as the film to beat at this year's Academy Awards. The comedy-drama written and directed by Martin McDonagh and released by Fox Searchlight Pictures is nominated for seven Oscars and has scored...
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