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FEMA

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2013

    Darran Kelley: Fire Chief Adds to List of Indicted Kinloch Officials

    Two years after its mayor was sentenced for embezzling funds, the fire chief for Kinloch now faces similar allegations. Darran Kelley, the chief of the Kinloch Fire Protection District, was arrested yesterday and charged with three felony counts of wire fraud, one felony count of federal program t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2013

    Guns: After Firearm Privacy Lawsuit, Missouri Senate Wants Proof There's No State Conspiracy

    Is the Missouri Department of Revenue purposely tracking information about gun owners and sending documents off to the federal government or a private company? That's a question that Republican lawmakers in the state still seem to be asking this week after a resident hoping to get a concealed carry ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    New Madrid Fault Stretches, Rolls Back Over for Another Ten Minutes Sleep

    ​A 4.0 earthquake within the New Madrid Seismic Zone gently shook southeast Missouri Tuesday morning at 3:58 a.m. The quake was centered about nine miles east of Sikeston, Missouri, and no damage or injuries were reported.Just ten days ago, engineers, scientists, emergency first responders and ear ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 21, 2011

    St. Louis Art Capsules

    Jessica Baran encapsulates the St. Louis art scene

  • Culture

    July 14, 2011

    St. Louis Art Capsules

    Jessica Baran encapsulates the St. Louis art scene

  • Culture

    July 7, 2011

    St. Louis Art Capsules

    Jessica Baran encapsulates the St. Louis art scene

  • Culture

    June 30, 2011

    St. Louis Art Capsules

    Jessica Baran encapsulates the St. Louis art scene

  • Culture

    June 23, 2011
  • Culture

    June 23, 2011

    St. Louis Art Capsules

    Jessica Baran encapsulates the St. Louis art scene

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    Watch Out: Here Comes the Missouri Militia

    Jim Youchoff and the Missouri Milita want you to know that they're not a pack of crazy racist right-wing extremists.​Major Jim Youchoff is the commanding officer for the St. Louis Brigade of the Missouri Militia, and he looks exactly how you'd expect him to look, based on that title: 57 years ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Joplin Tornado Three Weeks Later: Looters, Do-Gooders and One Giant Mess

    Albert SamahaThe mangled wreckage of a red car illustrates the tornado's merciless power. The vehicle's other half was found nearly fifty yards away.​ EDITOR'S NOTE: The Riverfront Times' Albert Samaha traveled to Joplin this weekend, three weeks after the southwestern Missouri city was struck ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Daniel H. Wilson: Robopocalypse Author Offers Advice on Surviving Robot Uprisings

    ​It's inevitable. Someday all this technology we love so much will turn on us and enslave us, and all sorts of badness will ensue. Author Daniel H. Wilson has thought about this a lot: The man has a Ph.D. in robotics from Carnegie Mellon University and once wrote a book called How to Survive a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Joplin Cat Survives 16 Days Under Rubble

    ​A family's beloved pet is safe today after being pulled out of the debris of their tornado-damaged home yesterday in Joplin. The 14-year-old Calico named Lavern had been missing since the May 22 twister leveled the town. Homeowner Terrla Cruse tells the Joplin Globe that she returned one last tim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Study: Region Unprepared for Massive Quake from New Madrid Fault

    ​A University of Illinois study released last week reports that St. Louis, Memphis and other towns near the New Madrid fault line are ill-prepared for a possible 7.7 magnitude earthquake. The study commissioned by the Federal Emergency Management Agency found that such a temblor could leave 3,500 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    Extremist Groups Rise 244% Nationwide; Missouri Now Has 10 "Patriot" Brigades

    ​The Southern Poverty Law Center has released a report suggesting that the number of extremist groups operating in the U.S. grew by 244 percent last year. According to the report, the number of these anti-government movements went from 149 in 2008 to 512 in 2009 -- an addition of 363 new groups in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    Missouri: Not Safe For Kids

    flickr.com/photos/florgAt least, that's what we're hearing from the Save the Children organization. Today the agency sent out a fear-mongering alarming notice (attached at the end of this post) stating that Missouri is "unprepared to protect children from disasters." According to Save the Children, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    Dear Reader: Watch Out For Those Chainsaws

    Good morning. Hope all is well, and as always, we here at Riverfront Times wish you the utmost health and safety while handling that chainsaw. To wit, we're proud to present the RFT "Press Release 'O the Day" from FEMA and the State of Missouri Emergency Management Act (SEMA). Yesterday the disaster ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2008

    A ThanksROCKING Poem, Courtesy of the Monads, the Feed, Ocean Rivals

    Not going to Smashing Pumpkins on Wednesday night, November 26? A worthy alternative is a triple bill at the Duck Room featuring the Monads, the Feed and Ocean Rivals. Doors are at 8 p.m. All details arew below, in this fantastic poem -- penned courtesy of those lovable Monads. Twas the night before ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 30, 2008
  • News

    February 14, 2007

    The Unreal Guide To Soulard Mardi Gras

    Welcome, Willkommen, Bienvenue, Aloha, Shalom, Howdy!

  • Calendar

    February 7, 2007
  • Home Entertainment

    January 3, 2007

    A Legendary Outing

    Twilight Princess is the best Zelda ever.

  • Music

    January 18, 2006

    Get Thee to a Winery

    Grayson Capps discusses New Orleans as it is now, Willy Wonka talks to D4L about their "Laffy Taffy," and we pair wines with some tasty new releases

  • Culture

    November 2, 2005

    Cut!

    Reduced Shakespeare's take on the movies ought to be re-shot

  • News

    October 19, 2005

    New St. Louis

    Time for this town to cash in on Hurricane Katrina

  • News

    November 22, 2000

    Letters

    Week of November 22, 2000

  • News

    November 15, 2000

    After the Deluge

    Since the Flood of 93, Chesterfield boosters have used millions in public money to raise a levee and turn the bottomlands into a boomtown. But betting against the river is risky business.

  • News

    February 9, 2000

    Voodoo Engineering

    New plans for a levee in St. Charles County raise concerns about flooding in Illinois and the completion of Missouri's popular Katy Trail

  • News

    December 15, 1999

    ON SHAKY GROUND

    The earthquake hazard here may be greater than you think. And planning for it is less than you'd expect.

  • News

    August 18, 1999

    The Low Road

    Hazelwood officials cast their lot with the developer of a controversial project in the flood-prone Missouri Bottoms. Their gamble is tearing the North County community apart.

  • News

    November 25, 1998
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