Only Tennessee and Oklahoma are worse states than Missouri to live in, according to a ranking from CNBC. The new ranking puts Missouri toward the top of a list of "quality of life laggards" struggling with high crime rates, few local attractions, poor healthcare and the environment.
Martin Sigillito, the disgraced St. Louis lawyer and bishop now serving a 40-year prison sentence for orchestrating the biggest ponzi schemes to ever befell St. Louis, will be the subject of tonight's episode of CNBC's American Greed, a true-crime series that "examines the dark side of the American ... More >>
courtesy Kathleen WeichertJazzy, one of the two beagles from Belleville who will be competing at the Westminster Dog Show tonight.Update/spoiler at the end of the post. This is a great time of year for dog-lovers. Last weekend was Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl VIII in which adorable puppies tum ... More >>
Food bloggers, rejoice! The New York Times reports that the James Beard Awards will no longer give separate awards for online and print food writing, meaning pieces published online will be eligible for the Beard Foundation's biggest writing awards - the M.F.K. Fisher Distinguished Writing Award and ... More >>
Small egg farmers benefit from massive recall. CNBC reports that an Amish farmer in Kansas can't keep up with demand with her 100 hens as consumers turn to small producers in light of August's recalls from egg factory farms. Other small farmers are growing crops they'll never consume. According to ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/carantiYou may have noticed the article Slate ran yesterday afternoon entitled "The recession is over! (Technically.)" You may have ignored the parenthetical and burst into a joyous rendition of "Happy Days Are Here Again". Or you may have become suspicious of the term "technical," ... More >>
Okay people. It's time for a star-studded edition of Ass Clown of the Week. Each candidate is a more-than worthy contestant and -- unlike last week -- we need not worry about any hanging Chad(s). So, without further ado, which local headline-maker of the past seven days embarrassed themselves enough ... More >>
He played Spence Olchin on King of Queens and voiced the lead varmint in Pixar's Ratatouille, but Patton Oswalt is above all as organic a performer as they come. The founder of the Comedians of Comedy collective -- which, comprising Brian Posehn, Maria Bamford and Zach Galifianakis, eight-handedly p ... More >>
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In the cutthroat world of urban fashion, there's lies, damn lies and sales statistics.
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Kellwood's taking fashion forward by making virtually all our clothes in the Third World. But the St. Louis giant carefully cloaks its operations, its plant locations and its monitoring of labor conditions.