Latest St. Louis Post-Dispatch Stories

2008-06-25 21:02:44

By Angie Leventis, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 25--CAHOKIA -- The school district here is launching a new K-12 "school of choice," which is expected to compete with the region's first charter school -- and has already attracted more than a third of its students.

2008-06-25 21:02:14

By Jessica Bock, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 25--Party photos from sorority days past. A message from a friend with crude language. Sexually explicit jokes.

2008-06-25 18:02:48

By Tim Logan, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 25--American Airlines and its affiliates will cut 43 daily departures from St. Louis this fall, the airline said a short time ago.

2008-06-25 18:02:23

By Jeremiah McWilliams, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 25--Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor in Anheuser-Busch Cos., said Wednesday he has not talked to the management of InBev or Anheuser-Busch Cos. about the Belgian brewer's proposal to take over the brewer of Budweiser.

2008-06-24 12:00:00

By Joe Holleman, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 24--I admit that April Fool's Day probably was not the best time to announce the Life Sherpa's presidential candidacy.

2008-06-24 12:00:29

By Tim Bryant, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 24--WINFIELD -- Sandbagging at the squishy Pin Oak levee was the latest stand Monday in the struggle to keep the flooding Mississippi River at bay. A muskrat burrow led to a levee leak the size of a fire hydrant's flow, authorities said.

2008-06-24 06:02:46

By Christopher Boyce, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 24--In less than a decade, the U.S. steel industry has returned from near defeat by foreign competition to selling steel at record high prices driven by foreign demand. The weak U.S.

2008-06-24 02:30:07

By Shane Graber, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 23--THE STEADY CROWD OF SIGHTSEERS -- a flood of them, indeed -- posed with the river like it was a close pal. Hundreds of onlookers came out to the edge of the St.

2008-06-24 02:29:54

By Gail Pennington, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 23--SPOTLIGHT 'Master of Dance' 7 p.m. on TLC No, not Lord of the Dance.

2008-06-22 12:00:20

By Judith Newmark, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 22--OnSite Theatre's cool new production, "Overexposed," continues the style that the troupe first explored last year, when it mounted a show about bowling in a bowling alley. Members of the audience not only saw a show, but got to bowl.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]