When saxophonist Frederick Walker retired from his band "Mystic Voyage" after 21 years, he decided he didn't want to hang it up completely. He took his talents to the streets, specifically the 9th Street side of the Soulard Market, to try his hand at buskering.
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Sgt. Gary Wiegert of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department supports changes in local marijuana laws so that minor offenses would not needlessly drain police resources. That's why he decided to work on the side as a lobbyist for Show-Me Cannabis, a group that advocates for pot reform in Missou ... More >>
Update: Dawson received word today that he'll be able to bring his boyfriend to prom.
The Southern Poverty Law Center is challenging a rural southeast Missouri high school for allegedly telling a student he can't bring a same-sex date to prom.
Scott County Senior High School student Stacy Dawson s ... More >>
Got questions about a federal judge's dismissal of a local Catholic's lawsuit against "Obamacare"? Daily RFT's got answers! Q: So, who sued who?Frank O'Brien and his company, O'Brien Industrial Holdings (near South Kingshighway and I-44) sued our federal government last March. Q: Why?
Gareb Shamus was a colossus among men, founding Wizard Entertainment and turning it into the go-to source for news and views on collectables. For years he was on top of his fantastical world, running a company that produced widely-read publications such as Wizard Magazine and Toyfare Magazine.
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A judge has quashed a subpoena from the Office of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce, which demanded that Riverfront Times reporter John H. Tucker produce his notes and testify about his interviews with Elex Murphy, who is in jail awaiting trial on a homicide charge.Murphy is the focus of ... More >>
Today the world bids farewell to "The Oprah Winfrey Show". Twenty-five years of gab, angst, couch-jumping, jailhouse interviews, favorite things, crazy giveaways, fad diets, weight loss, weight gains and lots of chow.
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Don't tread on my access to health information.Updated at 4:50 p.m. with comment from school district's attorney.Updated at 3:30 p.m. with comment from the school superintendent.A school district in central Missouri is illegally censoring the internet, the ACLU says, and the organization is deman ... More >>