Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Dorsey-Kmox Reunion in the Works, Sort Of

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Dorsey-Kmox Reunion in the Works, Sort Of

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THERE'LL ALWAYS BE A PRESS AGENT: An olive branch for classy gestures to KTRS/WIBV general manager Tim Dorsey, the former KMOX executive whose talent and advertising raids on his old station have often chagrined top managers at One Memorial Drive. At last weekend's auction at St. Joseph's Academy, Dorsey was the highest bidder for four Cardinals baseball tickets and a visit to the KMOX broadcast booth donated by event chairs Joe and Ann Buck. Noted Dorsey, "My daughter (Brigid, a freshman at St. Joe's) l oves baseball, the Buck family and radio. I couldn't resist!"

A STAR IS BORN: Muny officials have cast localite Natalie de Lucia, 14, in the starring role of Dorothy in the musical production of "The Wizard of Oz," July 14-20. Natalie is a freshman at Eureka Senior High and is the daughter of Patty and Joe de Lucia (she's with United Van Lines and he's with Coca-Cola). Natalie may best be known as the warbler of the national anthem at some Blues games. The Muny has yet to fill the role of Toto.

PAY THE PIPER: Some members of the joint city-county committee now meeting to consider how best to reform the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District were not amused when an expensive report submitted Feb. 6 by the committee's consultant, Dave Seader of Price Waterhouse, turned out to contain several simple arithmetic errors in key exhibits. Grumbled one member, "I hope they didn't add up the Academy Awards ballots, too." By press time, Seader had not returned our calls to the accounting firm's office in Arlington, Va. DON'T CALL US, YET: Planners at the St. Louis Development Agency are still pointing among themselves as to who forgot to bring the telephones to the agency's new quarters. According to those without phones at their new desks, phone service was transferred and the switching system was relocated - but many of the actual phones themselves were inadvertently left behind at the old 15th Street offices. HOT FLASHES: Mike Faille has bought a longtime fave, Redel's Restaurant, 310 DeBaliviere Avenue, and will convert it into another Talayna's, beginning Aug. …

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