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Articles from September 17, 2018

Ask the Road Crew
Chat with Andrew Gates from the Missouri Department of Transportation, Jamie Wilson from the St. Louis Streets Department and David Wrone from the St. Louis County Department of Transportation at 1 p.m. Wednesdays at stltoday.com/chat. Here is an edited...
Barbashev Is Facing 'A Very Important Camp'
Ivan Barbashev has no good explanation for it and doesn't even want to venture a guess.Throughout the 2017-18 season, his second in the NHL, he was constantly nervous."For some reason," he said, "I was really, really nervous. Before every single practice."Why?"I...
Blues Notebook: Kyrou Is Part of Line-Juggling
Blues coach Mike Yeo has consistently warned not to put much stock in any changes of forward lines or defensive pairings in the opening days of camp, but even he acknowledged that some moves Sunday produced some results.Jordan Kyrou, a forward up from...
Bocklage, Paul Frederick 1938- 2018. Paul Frederick Bocklage
Bocklage, Paul Frederick19382018. Paul Frederick Bocklage, 80, Washington, passed away Friday, September 14th, 2018 at New Haven Care Center. Paul, son of the late I.V. "Ike" Bocklage and wife Mary, nee Droege, was born May 23, 1938 in Washington. He...
CARDINALS 5, DODGERS 0 (Box Score)
CARDINALS 5, DODGERS 0 Los Angeles AB R H BI BB SO Avg.Pederson lf 4 0 1 0 0 2 .246Turner 3b 4 0 2 0 0 1 .321Machado ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 .297Muncy 1b 4 0 0 0 0 2 .255Grandal c 2 0 0 0 2 0 .236Bellinger cf 3 0 1 0 1 1 .261Puig rf 3 0 0 0 1 1 .270Utley 2b 3...
Cardinals Notebook: Memphis Redbirds Go to Title Game
It seems as if most of the Memphis Redbirds already are here, but the Cardinals' Class AAA club, by virtue of a 5-0 win over Fresno on Saturday night, clinched a second consecutive Pacific Coast League title and advanced to the Class AAA championship...
College Football Focus: Little Guys Win Big
In college basketball, they are the mid-majors. In football, it's the group of five.The country's top programs pay them, play them and count on a win. Saturday was a profitable day for the group of five in many ways.Eight of these programs picked up...
Doctors Hope for Mild Flu Season after Two Brutal Winters
After one of the worst flu seasons since records began being kept, scientists say it's hard to predict what will happen this winter."Here we go again," said Dr. Sharon Frey of St. Louis University's Center for Vaccine Development. "It's a fascinating...
Editorial: Sen. Susan Collins Might Not like Crowdfunding Effort, but Hey, That's Democracy
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, could hold the key to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's future. Hers is one of a small handful of uncommitted Senate votes that could power Kavanaugh to a seat on the high court or deal a devastating blow to conservative...
Editorial: Watching the Watchdog on College Loans
A top federal regulator of the student loan industry resigned in protest last month from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, saying the Trump administration is siding with the financial sector against students besieged by questionable lending practices...
Girl, 2, Hit and Killed by Ice Cream Truck in Wentzville Neighborhood
A 2-year-old girl was hit and killed by an ice cream truck Sunday afternoon in Wentzville.The girl was struck about 3:45 p.m. in the 4900 block of Summer Rain Drive in Wentzville, according to Officer Jacob Schmidt, a spokesman for the Wentzville Police...
'Green Book' Wins Audience Award at Toronto Film Festival
No, you didn't miss the Emmys; they air on Monday this yearThere are critical points about the 70th Emmy Awards to keep in mind, starting with this: The ceremony airs Monday.Typically held on a Sunday, it was punted one day so this year's host network,...
Grizzlies Suspected in Fatal Wyoming Attack Trapped, Killed
2 grizzlys suspected in death trapped, killed in WyomingWyoming officials have trapped and killed two grizzly bears they believe killed a hunting outfitter and injured his client.Wyoming Game and Fish Department regional supervisor Brad Hovinga said...
Hochman: Old-School Waino Is Right on Time
He threw 37 curveballs, one for each of his years in this world -- which, for a night, seemed to be in the palm of his hand.These baseballs waltzed and breakdanced and salsa'd, and seemingly the only Dodger whom the curveball didn't freeze was David...
Hochman: Old-School Wainwright Is Right on Time
He threw 37 curveballs, one for each of his years on this planet, and when his pitching lesson was over, he'd thrown 101 pitches in what was "Waino 101."Adam Wainwright saved the season.And now, it's actually encouraging -- even exciting -- that this...
Law & Order
ST. CLAIR COUNTY > 1 dead in T-bone crash at intersection - An SUV failed to yield at a rural intersection Sunday morning and slammed into a pickup, killing the truck's driver, authorities say.Donn B. Evans, 69, of Trenton, was pronounced dead at...
Letters to the Editor, Sept. 17
Get Medicaid expansion on the ballot in MissouriThe Legislature has mounted a sustained, multifront attack on the programs that help Missourians access health care and optimize their human potential.Medicaid provides federally subsidized health care...
LRA Owns the 12,000 St. Louis Properties No One Wants. and It Can't Afford to Maintain Them
Land Reutilization Authority can't afford maintenance, demolition Reducing its inventory is going to take changes in law, more staff Some aldermen see $1 home purchase program as solution---ST. LOUIS - In January, someone hid behind the empty house next...
Messenger: Don't Rely on Pope, Prosecutors to Eradicate the 'Cancer' in Catholic Church, Activist Urges
For David Clohessy, battling cancer is a full-time job."I'm struck by how unbelievably time consuming this is," he says.We were sitting on his back porch in south St. Louis after a rain. He held an ice pack to his jaw as we talked, to ease occasional...
(Mon) WAVES Hed
LSU jumps to No. 6 after victory over AuburnLouisiana State surged to No. 6 in The Associated Press college football poll after its second victory of September against a highly ranked team, and Wisconsin tumbled to No. 18 after becoming the first top-10...
Series Preview: Cardinals at Braves
Sun Trust ParkScouting report - The Braves are the only team the Cardinals have played whom they haven't beaten this year. Atlanta took all three games in an early summer series in St. Louis, outscoring them 22-10. Atlanta is seeking its first division...
Thousands March to Promote Vote for Macedonia Name Deal
Poisoned spy's city on alert after 2 illnessesPolice have closed roads and summoned a hazardous response team after two people became ill at a restaurant in the English city where a Russian ex-spy and his daughter were poisoned with a chemical nerve...
Wainwright Rises to Occasion as Cardinals Blank Dodgers
It wasn't the Adam Wainwright of old. We'll never see that again. The old one would have gone nine innings. But what a sellout Busch Stadium crowd of 45,217 did witness Sunday night was an Adam Wainwright of new who can compete -- and win -- in the major...
Wainwright Rises to Occasion as Cardinals Blank Dodgers
It wasn't the Adam Wainwright of old. We'll never see that again. The old one would have gone nine innings. But what a sellout Busch Stadium crowd of 45,217 did witness Sunday night was an Adam Wainwright of new who can compete -- and win -- in the major...
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