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2011-05-27 12:17:00

ST. LOUIS, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has released its new book, Brew in the Lou: St. Louis' Beer Culture - Past, Present and Future. In the newspaper's new 160-page, full-color book, Post-Dispatch features editor, reporter and beer columnist Evan Benn explores the beginning of beer in the caves beneath the Lemp and Anheuser-Busch breweries to the craft beer explosion happening today. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110527/CG10438) Additionally,...

2011-02-28 15:36:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has launched a new free iPad news application. "Our goal is to give readers and viewers news when they want it, where they want it, and how they want it," said St. Louis Post-Dispatch Editor Arnie Robbins. "We are excited to be on four very different platforms, with four very different reading experiences: the daily Post-Dispatch newspaper, STLtoday.com, the phone, and the iPad." The St. Louis Post-Dispatch iPad app...

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2009-10-04 10:44:12

A weekend performance by pop singer Miley Cyrus at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis has been postponed due to illness, organizers say. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch said Sunday night's performance by the Hannah Montana star was postponed until Oct. 28 because Cyrus, 16, fell ill with a case of strep throat. Those with paperless tickets for Sunday's performance can use those tickets for the new scheduled performance date. Organizers are also offering ticket refunds at point of purchase. Cyrus,...

2009-09-28 10:58:53

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says the shovelnose sturgeon should receive protection as a threatened species in certain areas because of its appearance. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch said Monday shovelnose sturgeon are sometimes confused with young pallid sturgeon, which are an endangered species. Fish and Wildlife Service officials proposed last week that due to physical similarities between the two species the shovelnose should also be federally protected in areas where the species...

2009-09-05 12:38:39

Sports broadcaster Robert G. Buddy Blattner, who once covered the St. Louis Hawks of the NBA, has died in Chesterfield, Mo., at the age of 89. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Saturday Blattner, who offered radio commentary of the Hawks during the team's 1958 championship season, died Friday of complications from lung cancer. The former professional baseball player and table tennis champion also served as the voice of other sports teams, including the St. Louis Cardinals, the Kansas City...

2009-08-08 16:24:40

A concert at Six Flags St. Louis was canceled Saturday after the performing group's tour bus was involved in a car crash, a St. Louis newspaper reported. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported a tour bus carrying the Christian rock band MercyMe was struck by a car in Fort Wayne, Ind., early Saturday. The crash left two people dead and MercyMe members shaken but not injured. The two victims of the Indiana accident were a man and a woman traveling in the vehicle that struck the tour bus. Their...

2009-06-21 14:24:03

Residents of Overland, Mo., say they can't find a time capsule buried in 1959 that was to be used for a local celebration. Shirley Needy, the Overland Historical Society vice president, said the search was hindered by a lack of a plaque or stone to identify where the capsule was buried five decades ago, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Sunday. I guess things where different in '59, Needy said. An attempt to garner clues about the capsule's location through a notice in the Localite Shopper...

2009-06-07 15:02:36

Eight sisters in a Missouri family are one-fourth of the way to their goal of marrying on the same date, albeit in different years, their mother says. Janie Staley said her eight daughters made a pledge with one another to all marry on May 24 and this year it was 20-year-old Virginia's turn to honor that familial commitment, the St. Louis (Mo.) Post-Dispatch reported Sunday. Virginia is only the second sister to honor the pledge to date, following the May 24, 2004, wedding of her now...

2009-05-31 15:51:52

Rapper Ortega Devon Henderson, who performed under the name Tega, has died of wounds suffered in a Missouri shooting, a friend says. Kyjuan Cleveland said his rapper friend was shot May 16 in Wellston, Mo., marking a tragic end to a life filled with musical promise but dangerous social allure, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Sunday. He got mixed up in the streets, but he was so talented, we thought we could pull him out of it, Cleveland said of Henderson, who died Wednesday. He was on...

2009-05-29 14:26:14

A donation to a thrift store in Jefferson County, Mo., resulted in the discovery of a methamphetamine lab, police say. Jefferson County sheriff's deputies said a large meth lab was discovered in Hillsboro, Mo., after a worker at a thrift store informed authorities a bag half-filled with a crystal-like substance was found in a donated item of clothing, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch said Friday. Cpl. Jerry Williams said the raided lab, discovered thanks to the worker's call on May 20, was capable...