Latest St. Louis Post-Dispatch Stories

2008-07-15 06:00:44

By Tony Messenger, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 15--JEFFERSON CITY -- Four years ago, Kenny Hulshof put his ambition aside and cheered on another up-and-coming Republican who sought to be governor.

2008-07-14 12:00:06

By Tim Logan, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 14--Expect Budweiser's reach to get wider, and "Blue Ocean" to get wider.

2008-07-14 06:00:27

By Jeremiah McWilliams, Jeffrey Tomich and Angela Tablac, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 14--The board of directors of Anheuser-Busch Cos. on Sunday accepted a $52 billion takeover offer from Belgium's InBev, putting a quick end to a monthlong standoff between the companies.

2008-07-14 06:00:06

By Rick Hummel, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 14--NEW YORK -- "The House That Ruth Built," as New York Evening Telegram sportswriter Fred Lieb dubbed Yankee Stadium when it opened in 1923, will play host to its last All-Star Game on Tuesday night.

2008-07-13 06:00:21

By Jerri Stroud, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 13--If the bear market has done a number on your portfolio, you may be tempted to make a midcourse correction. Most investment professionals say that could be a costly mistake.

2008-07-13 06:00:11

By Jo Mannies, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 13--Missouri voters are frightened about the economy, hurting over high gas prices, disillusioned with the war in Iraq and convinced the nation is headed in the wrong direction.

2008-07-12 12:00:06

By Georgina Gustin, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 12--At least four people who ate at a Mexican restaurant in Jefferson County contracted a rare strain of salmonella that has sickened more than 1,000 people in a prolonged nationwide outbreak.

2008-07-11 15:00:24

By Virginia Young, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 11--JEFFERSON CITY -- Cole County Circuit Judge Richard Callahan has dismissed a special investigative team's lawsuit that sought copies of Gov. Matt Blunt's e-mails.

2008-07-10 06:00:49

By Blythe Bernhard, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 10--Alicia Keys and Mickey Mouse needed some relief. Luckily, some fledgling pharmacists knew how to make calamine lotion. The Career Explorers Program sponsored by Walgreens and the St.

2008-07-10 06:00:49

By Rachel Melcer, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 10--If a new local company succeeds, cancer and drug researchers soon may have a novel, inexpensive and extremely precise method for monitoring cell activity.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.