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Articles from March 10, 2019

A Sampling of Some of the Summer Camps St. Louis Has to Offer
These are just some of the camps offered in the area. Many of these camps have multiple dates and sessions for other ages not listed here. The camps listing is done in partnership with Blueprint4 SummerSTL.com.314 Training Academy314 Training Academy...
A Sampling of Some of the Summer Camps St. Louis Has to Offer
These are just some of the camps offered in the area. Many of these camps have multiple dates and sessions for other ages not listed here. The camps listing is done in partnership with Blueprint4 SummerSTL.com.314 TRAINING ACADEMY314 Training Academy...
At Home: 'Unfussy' Minimalist New Build Fits Right into Old Botanical Heights Neighborhood
Anne Trolard says she realizes she and her husband, Perry, made the opposite decision many parents do. Two years ago, they were living in a small midcentury house in Kirkwood, thinking about their son getting ready to start kindergarten. They thought...
BenFred: Optimizing Jose Martinez's Offense a Challenge Shildt Says He's Up For
JUPITER, Fla. - If ever there was one player who should side with me in the honorable fight to convince Cardinals fans the designated hitter belongs in the National League, it should be Jose Martinez, a DH living in the NL.But while standing outside...
Best-Sellers for the Week That Ended March 3
Here are the best-selling books from Publishers Weekly for the week that ended March 2.HARDCOVER FICTION1. "Where the Crawdads Sing" - Delia Owens2. "The Chef" - Patterson/DiLallo3. "The Border" - Don Winslow4. "Never Tell" - Lisa Gardner5. "The Silent...
Blues Come Up Short in Overtime against Sharks
SAN JOSE, CALIF. - No Blues team has won all three games on a California trip by beating Anaheim, Los Angeles and San Jose since the 2006-07 season.Entering Saturday's game at SAP Center, they had gone 11 trips to the Golden State without hitting the...
Boys Basketball: Collins Leads St. Mary's Past Cape Central, into First State Semifinal
HILLSBORO - St. Mary's senior Yuri Collins heard the whispers.He also remembered how he felt walking off the Jefferson College basketball court 364 days earlier after Sikeston beat the Dragons in a quarterfinal."We've been talking about this since the...
Boys Basketball: Francis Howell Makes History with Quarterfinal Win over McCluer North
ST. CHARLES - Patrick Schulte waited more than three months for his chance.Come Saturday he got it.When the Francis Howell boys basketball team took on McCluer North in the championship of the Troy Invitational on the last day of November, Schulte was...
Boys Basketball: Ladue Uses 3-Point Barrage to Snare First Final Four Appearance
COTTLEVILLE - Xavier Hadley has a penchant for making 3-pointers from anywhere on the court.The Ladue High junior guard is deadly from beyond the arc.At least in the afternoon."In practice, he almost never misses," explained Rams junior winger Henry...
Boys Basketball: Love Finds His Rhythm as CBC Knocks out Upstart Mehlville
ST. CHARLES - Justin Tatum peeked through half-closed eyes Saturday. The CBC basketball coach, Tatum knows the percentages better than anyone.So when CBC's standout junior guard Caleb Love started firing from long-range, Tatum knew it was a dicey proposition."I...
Cardinals' Molina Talks Goals, Motivation and How He'll Know It's Time to Go
JUPITER, Fla. - When the 2020 season is over, representing the final year of his contract, Yadier Molina will have played for the Cardinals, and only the Cardinals, longer than anybody but one player."Stan?" said Molina, who probably knew that answer....
Cardinals Notebook: Having His Contract Renewed Is Symptom of a 'System That Is Not Great,' Says Flaherty
JUPITER, Fla. - By rejecting the Cardinals' calculated salary offer for the 2019 season, Cardinals starter Jack Flaherty forced the team to unilaterally renew his contract, not because he took issue with the club, just the overall salary system in place."It's...
College Basketball: Billikens Fall at St. Bonaventure, Drop to Sixth Seed for A-10 Tournament
OLEAN, N.Y. - A double bye in the Atlantic 10 men's basketball tournament was there for the taking for St. Louis University.All the Billikens had to do was win at St. Bonaventure on Saturday to advance directly to Friday's tourney quarterfinals.SLU led...
College Basketball: Bradley Eliminates No. 1 Loyola
As Bradley was protecting a two-point lead Saturday in the final minute against Loyola-Chicago, the Braves were content in knowing they had three fouls to give without sending the Ramblers to the free-throw line.In fact, Bradley had been called for only...
College Basketball: Mizzou Slips Up in Home Finale, Falls to Ole Miss
COLUMBIA, MO. - After a rough February, the Missouri men's basketball team hoped to charge into next week's Southeastern Conference tournament with a head full of steam. Instead the Tigers slipped, again.This time, the slip was literal.A three-point...
College Basketball: Mizzou, Washington U. Women Are Eliminated in Tournament Play
A jumper late in the first quarter of Saturday's Southeastern Conference tournament semifinal round, in Greenville, S.C., sealed Sophie Cunningham's spot in the Missouri women's basketball record book. With the shot, she became MU's career leading scorer.But...
College Basketball: Northern Iowa Edges Drake to Make MVC Title Game
Drake had four chances to tie Northern Iowa in the final minutes Saturday in the semifinals of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament.After the Bulldogs finally succeeded on the final try, Wyatt Lohaus needed one more opportunity to wreak havoc on...
Confirmed Case of Measles Reported in Jefferson County
JEFFERSON COUNTY - A confirmed case of the measles has been reported in Jefferson County, according to public health officials.The Jefferson County Health Department is working to identify people who may have been exposed to the disease and will provide...
Consultant Will Advise Airlines on Lambert Privatization
St. Louis Lambert International Airport's airlines have hired a Naples, Fla.-based consulting firm to help them decide whether to agree to any airport privatization deal eventually worked out by city officials.A company called AvAirPros and possibly...
Crickets and Carp? Purina Tests 'Alternative Protein' in Dog Food
On a select number of pet store shelves, Purina is testing out new lines of dog food made with crickets, Asian carp and other unconventional protein sources.The recent, limited release from the company's RootLab product line can only be found at a handful...
Dowd, Marcellian "Marce" Barbara 93
Dowd, Marcellian "Marce" Barbara 93, passed away on Friday, March 8, 2019, joining in heaven her beloved husband Robert and son Matthew.Marce was born in 1925 to Henry and Mary (Fogarty) Dussold in Jennings, Missouri. One of 11 children, Marce attended...
Editorial: By Trump's Own Standard, His Trade Wars Have Failed. He Should End Them
A year ago this month, President Donald Trump tweeted out his mantra on global economic policy: "Trade wars are good, and easy to win." Despite experts' warnings that both assertions were dead wrong, Trump plunged America into multiple, largely unprovoked...
Editorial: County Jail Is Supposed to House Inmates, Not Serve as a Death Chamber
Since January, three St. Louis County Justice Center inmates have died under circumstances that suggest their serious medical problems were ignored or minimized by staffers. This is an appalling statistic, made even more so by the county's lame efforts...
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Jan Michael Vincent - The actor, known for starring in the television series "Airwolf," has died.A death certificate shows that Mr. Vincent died of cardiac arrest on Feb. 10 (2019) in a hospital in Asheville, N.C. He was 74, by most accounts, but the...
First Female Fighter Pilot and St. Louis Native Advised Brie Larson for Captain Marvel
A St. Louis native and decorated Air Force pilot worked with the star of the superhero movie "Captain Marvel" to nail her fighter pilot authenticity.Brig. Gen. Jeannie Leavitt, a 1985 Bishop DuBourg High School graduate and the first female fighter pilot...
Fox Theatre 2019-20 Season Includes 'Dear Evan Hansen,' 'Hello, Dolly!,' Return of 'Hamilton'
"Dear Evan Hansen," "The Band's Visit," "Summer: The Donna Summer Musical" and "Hamilton" are among the seven shows included in the Fox Theatre's 2019-20 Broadway Series. An additional seven will be offered as specials, among them "Wicked," "Rent" and...
From St. Louis, Entrepreneurs Try to Launch a National Tea Brand
Lisa Govro started her business with a trailer she took to farmers markets to educate people about tea.Seven years later, with the help of a St. Louis business accelerator and a partner with big-company experience, she's trying to build a national tea...
Girls Basketball: Fast Start Carries Incarnate Word Past Parkway North, Back to State Semifinals
COTTLEVILLE - With so much on the line, senior Kiki Britzmann said she knew Incarnate Word would have to get its hands dirty in order to get the job done Saturday.Incarnate was looking for revenge against a Parkway North team that beat it twice in the...
Girls Basketball: Hazelwood Central Struggles to Overcome Slow Start in Loss to Jefferson City
ST. CHARLES - The Hazelwood Central girls basketball team outscored the top-ranked team in the state by 15 points from the midway point of the second quarter until the end of the game on Saturday.The problem was that the Hawks were down by 27 points...
Girls Basketball: Kelly's Late Buckets Lift Parkway Central Past Jackson, into State Semifinal
ST. CHARLES - When the chips were down, Parkway Central junior forward Jayla Kelly was willing to bet on herself and her team Saturday.In the span of four possessions, Kelly scored three baskets, first to give Central the lead at the end of the third...
Girls Basketball: Tally Responds to Challenge, Helps Miller Career Beat Cape Notre Dame
HILLSBORO - Miller Career Academy coach Darrin White had a message for junior guard Rayn Tally -- that she's more talented than the way she's been playing.Tally had a simple response -- "I've got you, coach."Tally backed up her words with 23 points to...
Hochman: Kennell Helps Shoot Bradley into MVC Final
The metamorphosis occurred in Metamora, the tiny Illinois town a few 3-pointers from Peoria."I didn't believe I would've been at Bradley when I was a little kid," Nate Kennell said.But in the gym at Metamora Township High, he was inspired by his teammates...
Kelley, Robert J. "Bob" Teacher at Jesuit High Schools for 40 Years Robert J. "Bob" Kelley
Kelley, Robert J. "Bob" Teacher at Jesuit High Schools for 40 years Robert J. "Bob" Kelley, 94, of Maryland Heights, passed peacefully on Sat, March 2, 2019, Devoted husband to Lois Kelley (deceased), with whom he celebrated 65 yrs of marriage &...
Koff, Dr. Robert Hess Dr. Robert Hess Koff Passed Away at 80 Years Old. He Is Survived by His Beloved Wife
Koff, Dr. Robert HessDr. Robert Hess Koff passed away at 80 years old. He is survived by his beloved wife, Linda Riekes, four children, eight grandchildren, a brother, a brother-in-law, and countless colleagues, friends, and admirers. Dr. Koff was...
Law & Order
EAST ST. LOUIS > Two in police chase face charges - Two theft suspects who led Metro East police on a chase and crashed head-on into an oncoming car, seriously injuring its driver, now face several felony charges.Police say Garnet R. Patton, 43, of...
Letters to the Editor, March 10
Immigrants seek a better life; they aren't invading the U.S.Regarding Carol Costigan's March 5 letter "President is firmly within his constitutional power on border":I am grateful to Carol Costigan for reminding us of the Constitution's mandate about...
McClellan: A St. Louis Judge Leaves the Bench
Mark Neill had breakfast Thursday at one of his usual spots, Al's Cafe, a small tavern-restaurant in a red-brick, one-story building in an industrial area near the river, south of downtown. It is a decidedly unfancy place. Four retired truck drivers...
McClellan: A St. Louis Judge Leaves the Bench
Mark Neill had breakfast Thursday at one of his usual spots, Al's Cafe, a small tavern-restaurant in a red-brick, one-story building in an industrial area near the river, south of downtown. It is a decidedly unfancy place. Four retired truck drivers...
McDermott: Trump Conservatives Aren't Just Trashing America's Ideals; They're Trashing Their Own
"In the end, the President's apologists are attempting to redefine the standard of acceptable behavior for a President," wrote William J. Bennett. "Instead of upholding a high view of the office and the men who occupy it, they radically lower our expectation."You'd...
Messenger: A Chance Birthday Encounter Helps St. Louis Man Escape the Streets
Chris Mullen was "flying a sign" in the Central West End.That's what homeless men and women call it when they've reached desperate enough times to scratch a few words on cardboard -- will work for food, any little bit helps -- to ask strangers for some...
Money Talks, but What Is It Saying to Our Children?
Money talks. But sometimes it's hard to determine what it says.Take, for example, the money that funds public schools in America.EdBuild, a nonprofit organization that works to raise national awareness related to current problems with the way states...
Mound City Money
From David Nicklaus' blog about St. Louis business. stltoday.com/moundcitymoneySt. Louis ranks high for funding women-led startups - For International Women's Day, Brookings Institution researcher Ian Hathaway took a look at the gender gap in venture...
Murrey, Robert Earle "Bob" Robert "Bob" Murrey Was a Lifelong Educator; Teacher
Murrey, Robert Earle "Bob"Robert "Bob" Murrey was a lifelong educator; teacher, coach, sports/ athletic administrator, referee, businessman, father, grandfather, uncle and friend. He passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2019, at age 90 in Columbia,...
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More twisters, wind in SouthTwo small tornadoes touched down briefly in central Arkansas, downing power lines and destroying several buildings. No injuries were reported. National Weather Service meteorologist Joe Goudsward in Little Rock said an apparent...
'Nonsense and Beauty' Has Wit and Insight
E.M. Forster (Jeffrey Hayenga) is among the most respected and revered British writers, but in some ways his fame is small comfort. Alongside his friend J.R. Ackerley (John Feltch), Forster watches a boat race, but neither is particularly interested...
Notebook: Blues' Berube Still Deflecting Praise for Team's Success
SAN JOSE, CALIF. - As the Blues head down the stretch of the 2018-19 season, with just 14 games to play, they are somewhere no one thought they'd be two months ago -- zeroing in on a playoff berth.The Blues didn't quite get the result they wanted Saturday,...
Peace over Promise: ALS Patient Quits Taking Drug Aimed at Slowing Disease
David Frei, 54, has been struggling with time. Some things he wants to slow down, others he wants to speed up.He can't keep up with trying to adapt to the paralysis that started in his legs and is creeping up his body. Every solution is temporary."It...
Q&A: Eureka Actress Makes Broadway Debut in 'Be More Chill'
Katlyn Carlson is about to live an actor's ultimate dream. The Eureka-raised actress -- she went to Eureka High School and the University of Chicago -- is co-starring in her first Broadway musical."Be More Chill" opens at the Lyceum Theatre on Sunday....
Raasch: Why Do We Do This Thing Called Journalism?
WASHINGTON - Over four decades of reporting on some of the most interesting, frightening, frustrating and exhilarating times in history, I have come to love many of my journalism colleagues the same way soldiers love brothers and sisters in arms.It's...
Rollin' on the Mississippi River: Grafton to Minnesota on the American Queen
It was only a short drive from St. Louis to Grafton but when we boarded the American Queen steamboat for a 588-mile, seven-day voyage up the Mississippi to Red Wing, Minn., it was as if we had traveled back to 1880.Built as an authentic replica of a...
Six Years after Landmark Supreme Court Ruling, Many Inmates Convicted as Juveniles Remain in Prison
Sixteen-year-old Ledale Nathan did not expect to spend the rest of his life in prison when he and an acquaintance, Mario Coleman, 22, invaded a St. Louis home on Oct. 5, 2009.The two stormed the house with the intent to rob the family inside, Nathan...
Soccer: STLFC Gets a Win in Season Opener
Eight minutes into the second half in a 0-0 game, STLFC forward Russell Cicerone danced his way around two Indy Eleven defenders to present himself with an open corner of the net to shoot at. His shot from a few yards out went over the crossbar.From...
Stage Review: Winter Opera Presents a Well-Sung 'Norma'
Vincenzo Bellini's 1831 opera "Norma" is the epitome of the bel canto genre: It's all about the singing -- and the drama that the singing conveys.The title role is a killer, in terms of both its length and demands, but it's been a favorite vehicle for...
St. Louis Cardinals Schedule
Day, DateOpponentTimeTVThursday, March 28 at Brewers 1:10 p.m. FSMFriday, March 29 at Brewers 7:10 p.m. FSMSaturday, March 30 at Brewers 6:10 p.m. FSMSunday, March 31 at Brewers 1:10 p.m. FSM---Monday, April 1 at Pirates 12:05 p.m. FSM, ESPNWednesday,...
St. Louis County Man Who Feds Say Has Threatened Officials Now Faces Federal Gun Charge (Copy)
ST. LOUIS - A St. Louis County man accused of repeatedly threatening public officials is now facing a federal charge accusing him of possessing a firearm after having been committed to a mental institution.Sherif Sadik, 27, was indicted Dec. 6 and arrested...
St. Louis Newspaperwoman Got Start with Drawings of World's Fair
Life in St. Louis in the early 20th century was very different from today. Of course, we all know that, but reading the works of Post-Dispatch columnist Marguerite Martyn from those days provides an entertaining and informative perspective, and a new...
Sullivan Comes Up Short in Loss to Logan-Rogersville
Sullivan comes up short against Logan-RogersvilleSullivan High boys basketball coach Dino McKinney could tell right away that his team was going to have trouble with a taller Logan-Rogersville team on Saturday in a Class 4 state quarterfinal contest...
Sultan: We Know Who Momo Is
A few weeks ago, a woman posted a question in a large Facebook group of writers who are also mothers. She asked us to share our greatest fear related to our children. The responses might have shocked the generation of parents before us.The top-cited...
Summer Camps for Everyone
No matter how many activities the YMCA dreams up to offer at its day and overnight camps -- zip lining, circus arts, hip-hop, wizardry -- there is one that's always the winner on the end-of-summer surveys. It's swimming. Yep, splashing around in the...
Sunday's Sports on the Air
AUTO RACING12:30 p.m. IndyCar: Grand Prix of St. Petersburg, NBCSN2:30 p.m. NASCAR: TicketGuardian 500, KTVI (2)BASEBALLNoon Exhibition: Red Sox at Rays, MLB Network12:10 p.m. Exhibition: Cardinals at Mets, FSM, KMOX (1120 AM)3 p.m. Exhibition: Diamondbacks...
This Novel's Murderous Wolf Pack Is Two-Legged Kind
Once again, Game Warden Joe Pickett finds more adventure than most people in sparsely populated Wyoming could expect in a lifetime.This time, instead of chasing down game poachers, Pickett must face off against a murderous four-member gang -- and also...
Tournament Scoreboard, Saturday's Results - High School Sports
MISSOURI BOYS BASKETBALL- CLASS 5 STATE CHAMPIONSHIPQuarterfinals, SaturdayCBC 69, Mehlville 56Francis Howell 76, McCluer North 69Rock Bridge 77, Kickapoo 57Lee's Summit North 63, William Chrisman 58 (OT)At Missouri State University, SpringfieldSemifinals,...
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Trips to Europe will get harder for AmericansBy 2021, Americans traveling to certain countries in Europe will have to preregister online as part of a security system intended to screen visa-free travelers. The European Union announced last year that...
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