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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.

2008-06-22 06:00:22

By Steve Giegerich, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 22--It was, by design, an inauspicious beginning for the state-appointed board that now controls St. Louis Public Schools.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.