Latest St. Louis Post-Dispatch Stories

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.

2008-06-22 06:00:03

By Tim Bryant and Terry Hillig, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 22--FOLEY--Tim Johnson, shirtless and deeply tanned, looked out over his riverfront property, which was under several feet of the flooding Mississippi River.

2008-06-21 15:00:23

By Jo Mannies, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 21--The Missouri Department of Labor is closing down the St. Louis Regional Claims Center as of Aug. 31, resulting in the loss of 63 jobs. St. Louis workers said they got layoff letters Friday morning notifying them that Aug.

2008-06-20 06:00:31

By Steve Giegerich, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 20--For over three-quarters of a century the program has provided lessons, along with a healthy dose of normalcy, to thousands of students bedridden in the area's primary children's hospitals. Now, the tradition of assigning two St.

2008-06-20 06:00:27

By Gail Appleson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 20--In the world of grocery stores, the opening of the Whole Foods Market at Town and Country Crossing is a bit like a Rolling Stones concert, says the store's manager.

2008-06-19 06:00:08

By Tim Logan and Philip Dine, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 19--The tanker wars will continue. Government auditors Wednesday gave Boeing Co.

2008-06-19 06:00:02

By Jo Mannies, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 19--SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Sen. John McCain left little doubt Wednesday about the role Missouri and its voters will play in the presumptive Republican presidential nominee's campaign schedule. "Missouri will be a battleground state.

2008-06-18 12:00:18

By Eric Mink, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 18--Sunday morning, I asked Bill Teller, one of the shift managers at Kaldi's Coffeehouse in downtown Clayton, if he thought the media coverage of Tim Russert's sudden death on Friday had become excessive. "No," he said.

2008-06-18 12:00:06

By Michele Munz, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 18--Dr. Sherman Silber has long been a trailblazer in fertility. Now the St. Louis-area surgeon is taking his expertise in humans and using it for endangered animals.

2008-06-18 12:00:03

By Tim Bryant, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 18--FOLEY -- John Watson plans to ride out this spring's flood in a tent set up near a portable generator, fan, TV and a cooler -- all on his roof.

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  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
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