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  • Blogs

    April 21, 2014

    Taxi Driver: Lyft is as Bad for St. Louis Workers as Walmart, Fast Food

    St. Louis' newest ride-sharing app Lyft may attract a distinctly hipster and "progressive" clientele, but its business model is as damaging to middle-class workers as big-box stores and fast food restaurants, says one St. Louis taxi driver. Umar Lee, who has been a cabbie for nearly ten years, penn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Lyft Never Told New Drivers It's Technically Illegal, Not Licensed in St. Louis

    LJ Pryor doesn't want to work for Lyft anymore. "I don't want to get in trouble, that's for sure," Pryor, 45, tells Daily RFT. "They'll have to get somebody else." Lyft, the San Francisco-based ride-sharing app, launches here today, even though the company never got a license to operate in St. Lou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2014

    Homicide No. 20: Nicholas Kapusniak, St. Louis Pharmacy Student, Killed in Drive-By Shooting

    Nicholas Kapusniak, a 20-year-old pharmacy student living in St. Louis, was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting early Saturday morning in the Fox Park neighborhood. He was hanging out with friends in the backyard of a house party in the 2700 block of Accomac Street just before 1 a.m. when an unk ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2010

    Video: Missouri TV Stations Join Those Fooled by Fake Yo-Yo Champ

    ​Have you heard yet about K-Strass, a.k.a. Kenny Strasser, a.k.a. Karl Strassburg a.k.a. the guy driving around the Midwest and showing up at morning news shows to demonstrate his yo-yo tricks? He claims he's a yo-yo champion, though his skills don't suggest that. He's more like a brilliant comedi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Monday, 11.9

    ​ BPAs in damn near everything. Is it time to panic?  (The New York Times)The evil that is fruit juice. (The Los Angeles Times)The difference between British and American Cadbury. (The Guardian)Drink some wine. Save your soul. (Catholic Review)Cheese festivals bring tourists, puns. (Mil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2009

    Lots Happening in the Newsroom at 900 North Tucker

    Photo ViaJoe Mahr​Let's start with the bad news: the imminent departure of St. Louis Post-Dispatch investigative reporter Joe Mahr (who the RFT just named its Best Reporter of 2009 earlier this month.) You probably saw his byline, along with that of fellow muckraker Jeremy Kohler, atop this past w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2008

    2008 MVP Albert Pujols Shafted by the Media -- Again

    They're at it again. On Monday, November 17, the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) announced that Albert Pujols had won the 2008 National League Most Valuable Player Award. The announcement was followed, of course, by a spirited round of bleating from the sports press -- who are, let ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2008

    Brewers Fans Sound Off at Miklasz Column

    Readers of the Brewers blog on the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Web site are sounding off at the opinion St. Louis Post-Dispatch writer Bernie Miklasz, who wrote today that the Brew crew are a good, but an arrogant bunch. The comments are harsh to say the least (perhaps Brewers fans a little bitter a ... More >>

  • News

    November 13, 2002

    Tarnished Angel

    The more he talks, the more Wilton Gregory sounds like every other bishop in the Catholic Church