MoDOT, bless its cold, gravelly little heart, announced yesterday the worst traffic jams of 2013, uh, wait, make that its largest construction projects for the upcoming year. Huzzah! It's so rare when you know in advance what you'll be bitching and moaning about.
You'd think that surviving the two- ... More >>
Karl Frank Jr. was never comfortable celebrating Christopher Columbus' accidental discovery of America, and he certainly never cared for the mixed legacy Columbus left behind.
So today--the federal holiday created in 1939 by FDR to honor the Italian explorer and slave-wrangler who "sailed the ocea ... More >>
A St. Louis newspaper ad from 1832 announces a slave sale at the courthouse steps. One might think that getting African-Americans to volunteer to be sold as slaves would be a difficult proposition these days. Not at all, says Angela da Silva, a professor of black history at Lindenwood University ... More >>
Courtesy Rock Hill Police Department
Officer Ron Zeigler loves signing his autograph -- on your speeding ticket, that is.Gentlemen, start your engines. Twenty-six years and 150,000 traffic tickets later, Rock Hill's rainmaker is hanging up his radar gun. You heard right folks, Officer Rona ... More >>