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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...

2010-06-23 14:00:00

ST. LOUIS, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- STLtoday.com, St. Louis' #1 news Web site, has enhanced its search tool, giving the 2.7 million unique monthly visitors more stories, photos and videos than ever. New features include: Related Information: Click on any of the keywords listed at the bottom of a story and the user will instantly get a list of related information. Hot Topics: Users can click through the Hot Topics bar on the home page to find out what St. Louis is talking about--from the...

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...

2009-04-25 10:35:45

Various props from actor George Clooney's newest movie, Up in the Air, will be sold at an upcoming event in St. Louis, event organizers say. The St. Louis (Mo.) Post-Dispatch said Saturday the movie memorabilia sale scheduled for next Monday will include a centerpiece from the film's wedding scene, as well as model airplanes, Styrofoam and other unique props. Air recently completed its six-week filming shoot in St. Louis and the film crew will move onto Omaha, Neb., next week for additional...

2009-03-18 16:29:30

The company contracted to run the St. Louis Parking Violation Bureau said several payments may have been lost when its mailbox was closed over a lease charge. Allied Computer Services of Dallas, which has a contract to run the bureau with St. Louis Treasurer Larry Williams, said administrative oversight led to the nonpayment of a $52 semiannual lease charge on its mailbox, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Wednesday. The box was closed from Feb. 19 until last Thursday, with some of the...

2008-08-06 15:00:41

By Riddhi Trivedi-St. Clair, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Aug. 6--Demolition begins today on the Ford Motor Co. assembly plant in Hazelwood that was closed two years ago. Removing the old buildings and environmental clean-up is the first step in converting the 155-acre site into a proposed 11-building, $200 million Aviator Business park. Developer, Panattoni Development Co., based in Sacramento, Calif., plans to build a 2.6 million square-foot commercial and industrial facility with...

2008-08-06 12:00:51

By Eric Mink, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Aug. 6--There's no cheap energy anymore, but there's an absolute glut of energy policy proposals from the two guys running for president, who seem to be stalking each other from one end of the country to the other. On Monday, Democrat Barack Obama was in Lansing, Mich., talking up and tweaking the comprehensive energy plan he announced in Las Vegas on June 24. Republican John McCain showed up in Michigan on Tuesday, touring the Fermi 2 nuclear...

2008-08-06 06:00:35

By Angela Tablac, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Aug. 6--By Friday, 236 local workers for St. Peters-based -ContinentalAFA Dispensing Co. will be without jobs. The company -- which makes trigger sprayers, lotion pumps and spray pumps for consumer and industrial products -- notified the state last month that it would shutter its local operations, Michael Waltman, a spokesman for the Missouri Division of Workforce Development, said Tuesday. The privately held company also has a plant in St....


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.