No matter the issue, Missouri has always been labeled as a state of two distinct camps: Yankee vs. Confederate, urban vs. rural, Blue state vs. Red, Calvin pissing on a Ford logo/Calvin pissing on a Chevy logo and — most divisive of all — "Missouri" vs. "Missourah." In reality, though, ... More >>
Happy pride, St. Louis! Now in its 35th year, PrideFest St. Louis kicks off at 11 a.m. Saturday with the official wreath laying ceremony on the steps of Soldiers Memorial. The gay pride festival also honors LGBT troops with an official military entry in the Wells Fargo Grand Pride Parade, the city' ... More >>
For the first time ever, Fort Leonard Wood, a military base in Missouri's Ozarks, is hosting an LGBTQ Pride event -- something that would have been unthinkable (and illegal) in the days of Don't Ask, Don't Tell. But you won't hear about it from the Pulaski County Daily, the small-town paper that co ... More >>
This weekend, a national nonprofit group called the Mission Continues is bringing 82 veterans from across the country to St. Louis for three days of training and volunteering -- including for the first time a ceremonial pledge to community service on the field at Busch Stadium. "We're really, reall ... More >>
Skelton: Wants to keep the military ol' school.Yesterday Daily RFT poked fun at Missouri legislators tripping over themselves in Jefferson City to support (or oppose) the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy toward homosexuals serving in its ranks. These state lawmakers essentially have no b ... More >>
Kathy Dickerson is fed up with people pretending to be American Indians.
Unreal is overcome with patriotic fervor! Plus, everyone's favorite drunken bear offers his take on sobriety standards, and we check out our Local Blog o' the Week.
Jim Green, ex-con and government snitch, says he and his buddies from the Bootheel took part in the plot to kill Martin Luther King Jr. Trouble is, Green's been lying all his life -- so why should anybody believe him now?
Thousands of St. Louis children are stuck for years in foster care before they get permanent homes.
The feds are demanding the wait be shorter. But for the city, that's easier said than done.
Latter-day vaudevillian Danny O'Day hasn't let changing tastes or the loss of his beloved Gaslight Square keep him from his life's work