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2008-07-06 18:00:10

By Jo Mannies, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 6--By Jo Mannies POST-DISPATCH POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT 07/06/2008 ST. LOUIS -- U.S. Sen.

2008-07-05 12:00:13

By Steve Giegerich, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 5--By Steve Giegerich ST.

2008-07-04 12:00:19

By Joe Williams, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 4--By Joe Williams POST-DISPATCH MOVIE CRITIC 07/04/2008 Before a recent preview screening of the superhero satire "Hancock," an emcee asked several audience members to name their biggest hero. Most of them just shrugged.

2008-07-04 12:00:04

By St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 4--ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH 07/04/2008 ALTON -- A dog chewed off an Alton woman's big toe while she napped earlier this week. Linda Floyd, 56, is recovering at St. Anthony's Hospital in Alton.

2008-07-03 06:00:45

By Jeremiah McWilliams, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 3--By Jeremiah McWilliams ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH 07/03/2008 It will be one of the biggest nightclubs in Beijing, a sprawling party pad with a pool, dance floor and lounges decorated with bamboo and terra cotta soldiers.

2008-07-02 21:00:16

By Robert Patrick, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 2--The downtown restaurant Mosaic has settled a federal lawsuit that alleged that two former bartenders were sexually harassed on an almost-daily basis. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed the lawsuit in federal court in St.

2008-07-02 12:00:56

By Gail Appleson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 1--In a move that could further pressure Anheuser-Busch Cos. to consider InBev's $47.5 billion takeover offer, a growing number of pension funds are suing the giant brewer and its board to force them to negotiate a deal.

2008-07-02 12:00:49

By Gail Pennington, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 2--SPOTLIGHT 'The Baby Borrowers' 8 p.m.

2008-07-02 06:00:52

By Valerie Schremp Hahn, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul.

2008-07-02 06:00:04

By Christine Byersand Nicholas J.C. Pistor, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 2--Nicholas Sheley walked into Bindy's Bar in Granite City shortly after 6 p.m.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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