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Articles from July 28, 2018

Andretti, Team Test Their Cars at Gateway
Marco Andretti always knew he would end up in the family business."That was the hope. That was the dream," Andretti said. "I grew up around race tracks, around racing. That dream started to become reality as I worked my way up. I've been blessed with...
Baseball Roundup: Freese Has Five RBIs as Pirates Top Mets
Freese has five RBIs as Pirates top MetsDavid Freese drove in five runs, including an RBI single with no outs in the bottom of the ninth, to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates over the New York Mets 5-4 on Friday.Freese was three for three with a homer and...
BenFred: Can Mozeliak Get His Groove Back?
Friday was not a bow tie kind of day.From the Busch Stadium dugout, president of baseball operations John Mozeliak spoke about the state of his club, and for the first time in a public setting this season, his diagnosis had frustrated fans nodding their...
Business Digest
Profit slips for reinsurer RGA - Profit for Chesterfield-based reinsurance provider Reinsurance Group of America slipped from $232 million in the second quarter of last year to $204 million, or $3.13 per share, in its most recent quarter.Wall Street...
CARDINALS 5, CUBS 2 (Box Score)
CARDINALS 5, CUBS 2Chicago AB R H BI BB SO Avg.Rizzo 1b 4 1 2 1 0 0 .264Almora cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .311Heyward rf 4 0 1 0 0 1 .280Baez ss 4 1 2 1 0 0 .296Zobrist 2b 4 0 2 0 0 1 .295Schwarber lf 4 0 0 0 0 2 .241Happ 3b 4 0 1 0 0 2 .252Montgomery p 2 0 0 0...
Cardinals Give Bullpen a Makeover
Now that the Cardinals have the entire five-man rotation that was at Memphis in April, plus a couple of healthy original ones in Miles Mikolas and Luke Weaver, which newcomers are in the bullpen and which are in the rotation? The easy answer is that...
Digest
Philadelphia to keep database from ICEPhiladelphia will stop giving U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement access to a real-time arrest database, accusing the agency of misusing the information to target people who are in the country illegally but...
Digest: Saban's New Alabama Deal Will Pay Coach $74.4 Million
Saban's new Alabama deal will pay coach $74.4 millionAlabama coach Nick Saban still reigns supreme over college football -- in national titles and annual pay.The university announced a one-year extension for an eight-year deal for at least $74.4 million.The...
Former Chesterfield Tennis Instructor, Tennis Academy Sued over Alleged Rape of Girl
A woman is suing a former tennis coach from Chesterfield alleging he sexually abused her as a child for four years on and off the tennis courts. She also is suing the tennis academy and tennis club, alleging they did not protect her.The lawsuit, which...
Friends and Family Remember Affton Man, Victim of Branson Boat Accident
The life of the party. First one on the dance floor. DJ to the stars.All were used to describe William Raymond Asher, 69, of the Affton area, whose life was celebrated at a memorial service Friday."Like James Dean, Elvis and even the Fonz -- Bill Asher...
Joe's St. Louis: Historic Preservationists Will Honor Mary Strauss This Fall
ALONG CAME MARY - For saving numerous nooks and neighborhoods in the 1970s-90s -- the Fox Theatre being the most conspicuous and treasured example -- Mary Strauss will be honored by the Landmarks Association of St. Louis.On Oct. 13, Strauss will receive...
Law & Order
ST. LOUIS > Suspect pleads guilty in two bank robberies - David T. McGee, 47, of St. Louis pleaded guilty on Friday to two federal counts of bank robbery, the federal prosecutor said.McGee admitted robbing the Great Southern Bank in Ferguson on April...
Letters to the Editor, July 28
Check on elderly relatives, neighbors in hot weatherHeat exhaustion can sneak up on you, causing increased body temperature, rapid pulse, headache and fatigue. If you don't get cool, you'll dehydrate, possibly suffer a stroke, or worse, die.Of 8,000-plus...
Missouri Sheriff Promoted His Lover to Run the County Jail. Now Both Face Criminal Charges
EUNICE, Mo. - The reaction to Danny Ross' bout with cancer perhaps speaks to what is best about communities such as this one in rural Texas County. After news spread that he was sick, and he'd need to make the long slog to St. Louis for treatment, friends...
More Funding for Public Defenders, Push for Clemency among Measures to Be Pursued to Stem Mass Incarceration in Missouri
Measures expected to be pursued to stem the number of people behind bars in Missouri include pushes for granting more clemency petitions, defending a law that limits the amount of money municipalities can take in from fines, and better funding public...
Pakistan's Khan Begins Trying to Form a Coalition Government (Copy)
Putin ready to invite Trump to MoscowRussian President Vladimir Putin said Friday he's ready to invite President Donald Trump to Moscow and is ready to visit Washington himself if conditions are right.Putin's comments at a briefing at the summit of BRICS...
Raasch: Trump's Trade Wars Complicate the GOP's Prospects in Missouri, Other Key States
WASHINGTON - The trade debate emanating from President Donald Trump's declaration of tariff wars is macro and micro: more specific on the politics than the policy, and more dangerous for the president's Republican Party than any other issue.It's taking...
S1GOLF Hed
Jimenez, Ames tied for lead in the Senior British OpenMiguel Angel Jimenez and Stephen Ames were sharing the lead at 9 under when darkness ended play before the second round was completed at the Senior British Open on Friday.Ames is among 18 players...
Short Takes on Trump Family TV Feuding, Bad Books and Relics of the Past
Don't touch that dial 9 (thumbs up)It turns out the Melania Trump prefers watching CNN while traveling on Air Force One, defying a reported presidential directive that the White House entourage should begin trips aboard the presidential plane by first...
Some Missouri GOP Candidates Face Dilemma: Should They Side with Party, or with Unions?
JEFFERSON CITY - Pro-union forces have planted the black signs along rural roadways, in front of union homes and throughout urban corridors.The signs say: "Vote NO on Prop A."If a majority of voters on Aug. 7 vote "no," Missouri's "right to work" law...
St. Louis Asks Court to Throw out McKee Lender's Claims to NGA Site
Responding to a lawsuit from Paul McKee lender The Bank of Washington, a St. Louis economic development arm is asking a judge to declare it has clear title to the land it is preparing for the future western headquarters of the National Geospatial Intelligence...
St. Louis Police Union Wants Expelled Former President to Stop Stumping for Prop A
ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis police union wants ads in support of an anti-union ballot initiative that feature its former president taken off the air. But the ex-union official says he is violating no laws.The St. Louis Police Officers Association opposes...
Unpublished Parts of Malcolm X's Autobiography Auctioned off (Copy)
New York Public Library buysunpublished Malcolm X chaptersFor decades, scholars have wanted to get a closer look at unpublished sections of a towering 20th-century book, "The Autobiography of Malcolm X," including cut chapters that may have contained...
Weaver Finally Beats the Cubs as Cards Win Series Opener
The Cardinals have some fancy footwork to perform if they hope to challenge for a postseason berth. But righthander Luke Weaver, who had been unable to clear the hurdle of beating the Chicago Cubs, took a step on the right path Friday night.Unable to...
Weekend Sports on the Air
SATURDAYAUTO RACING7:55 a.m. Formula One: Hungarian Grand Prix, qualifying, ESPNews8 a.m. NASCAR: Gander Outdoors 400, practice, CNBC9 a.m. NASCAR trucks: Gander Outdoors 150, qualifying, FS110:30 a.m. NASCAR: Gander Outdoors 400, practice, CNBC12 p.m....
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