Latest St. Louis Post-Dispatch Stories

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.

2008-08-05 21:00:15

By Judith Newmark, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Aug. 5--Lewis J.

2008-08-05 06:00:34

By Michele Munz, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Aug. 5--Monday felt like the hottest day of the year so far in the St. Louis area, and today could be hotter. While August typically features hot and humid weather, this heat warning carries a bit of a jolt.

2008-08-05 06:00:21

By Christopher Boyce, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Aug. 5--As electronic data becomes increasingly portable, the risks in transporting storage devices have grown.

2008-08-04 12:00:31

By Harry Jackson Jr., St. Louis Post-Dispatch Aug. 4--The will to live longer has pushed its way to the forefront as baby boomers hit their 60s, retire and find themselves with enough energy for a second lifetime.

2008-08-03 21:00:14

By Patrick M. O'Connell, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Aug. 3--ST. LOUIS -- Firefighters rescued two men from a burning building early Saturday, carrying an unconscious resident through smoke and fire to safety. The blaze broke out about 4:15 a.m.

2008-08-03 06:00:17

By Judith Newmark, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Aug. 3--The vivid image ... the unexpected rhyme ... the witty play on words ... With all of those assets, song lyrics can be one of the signal pleasures of musical theater. That's not true just for audiences, but for performers, too.

2008-08-01 15:00:40

By Jeffrey Tomich, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Aug. 1--Laclede Group Inc., the owner of Missouri's largest natural gas utility, said fiscal third-quarter profit was unchanged. Net income for the three months ended June 30 was $9.3 million, or 42 cents a share, St.

2008-08-01 15:00:35

By Joe Williams, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Aug. 1--It's no longer news when gay relationships are stable and nurturing, even when one of the partners is famous.

2008-08-01 15:00:34

By Joe Holleman, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Aug. 1--The returns are in and, as in so many elections, the results are something we can live with -- even if it doesn't dazzle us. "Swing Vote" stars Kevin Costner as Bud Johnson, who drinks too much and works too little.

Word of the Day
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".