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    March 19, 2014

    St. Louis Company Owned News Helicopter That Crashed in Seattle, Killing Two

    After one of its helicopters crashed in Seattle on Tuesday, Helicopters Inc., a St. Louis-area business, says it's cooperating with a federal investigation into the fiery wreck that killed two of its employees, a veteran photojournalist and a pilot.

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    November 22, 2010

    Boeing: A Cautionary Tale for Corporate America, Suggests New Book

    Image viaBoeing wasn't exactly flyin' high in the late 90s and early aughts.​A new book on Boeing -- St. Louis' second largest employer -- documents its tumultuous period between 1996 and 2006, when it merged with MacDonnell Douglas, dealt with strikes and saw high-level managers ensnared in ethic ... More >>

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    October 4, 2010

    Farm Aid Marks 25 Years of Supporting Farmers

    For the 25th year, Farm Aid combined music, agriculture and food, this time in Milwaukee. USA Today covered the festival, emphasizing its support of family farms. Performer Jason Mraz said, "This is the one concert (and) cause that affects everybody. This is about our food. Farm Aid reminds us that ... More >>

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    June 17, 2010

    Five Reasons The Cardinals Should Trade for Cliff Lee*

    Image sourceWouldn't Cliff Lee look nice in Cardinal red?​In case you haven't been paying attention these past three games, the Mariners stink.It's a special kind of stink too. They run into outs on the bases, commit costly errors, blow saves and generally suck at hitting. Just think of an ugly wa ... More >>

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    June 2, 2010

    The Morning Brew: 6.2

    Arizona's loose gun laws let restaurant owners decide they'll allow guns - registered and legal, of course - in their establishments. The Arizona Daily Star reports on the growing divide between gun advocates and those who'd rather not dine with a posse in the same dining room. What happens to an ... More >>

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    April 23, 2010

    Gut Check's Week in Tweets

    ​Don't you know? Gut Check has a Twitter account. You can follow us @gutcheckstl.Here's some of what you missed on the Twitter feed this week: This restaurant's music makes me feel like I just spent $20 on hotel room pay-per-view. Well of course the sushi lights up. 8 different colors!

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    April 14, 2010

    The Morning Brew: 4.14

    New television drama set in New Orleans tries to get the food right. "Treme" airs on HBO, produced by "The Wire" creator David Simon and focuses on a chef. Despite a few food timeline goofs, CNN said that the show's getting the city's food right. The new food trend in New York City? Going ancient. ... More >>

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    March 24, 2010

    Lorenzo Romar: The Sweet 16 Coach SLU Let Slip Away

    Image via the Seattle Times These nets could've been yours, St. Louis​Full disclosure: The author is a graduate of the University of Washington, a four-year member of the school's student rooting section the Dawg Pack (aka Romarville) and one of the most rabid Husky fans on the planet. Now ... More >>

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    February 11, 2010

    Rod Blagojevich's New Court Tactic: Lull Jurors to Sleep

    Image Via George Ryan's hair said the same thing​Rod Blogojevich pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to revised charges that he attempted to sell President Obama's vacant Illinois senate seat to the highest bidder. Then he revealed his new strategy for winning his seemingly unwinnable corruptio ... More >>

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    February 4, 2010

    The Morning Brew: Thursday, 2.4

    ​ Pre-washed bagged salads might not be washed well enough. (Consumer Reports)Arizona-based seafood company accused of selling Vietnamese catfish labeled as grouper to buyers on the Gulf Coast. (Mobile Press-Register)Kosher and halal meat not necessarily a better choice for the environment. ... More >>

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    February 3, 2010

    The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 2.3

    ​ Week-long campaign challenges people to eat on $7 a day. (Seattle Times)Australian wines flood the market. (AFP News)Expired canned food sales boom in U.K. (The Mirror)Dissecting the most ridiculous butter-substitute commercial ever. (

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    August 10, 2009

    That Couldn't Possibly Work In St. Louis, Could It?

    blameitonthevoices.comSeattle Police are taking a more relaxed approach to drug laws...​St. Louis police prefer to wage the war on drugs the old fashioned way. Coke dealers on the Northside? Root 'em out, round 'em up, make a few arrests, and confiscate some dope for the TV cameras. Meanwhile in S ... More >>

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    July 17, 2009

    Ichiro Suzuki Could Have Used RFT All-Star Guide

    Though it's unlikely Ichiro Suzuki combed through last week's Riverfront Times Guide to the All-Star Game, the Seattle Mariners star did visit one prominent spot on Ian Froeb's fact-packed (if controversial) "Inside Baseball: A tour of St. Louis landmarks, from the famous to the infamous (and everyt ... More >>

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    June 17, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 6.17

    New FDA head Margaret Hamburg meets the press for the first time since being confirmed. (New York Times)A new U.N. report finds that crop prices have fallen with the global recession -- but should still rise over the next decade. (New York Times)Beginning in 2011, any food that uses the cochineal bu ... More >>

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    May 4, 2009

    "La Russa Becomes The First Manager to Think for the Cycle"

    blogs.seattleweekly.comThat's the line one of the best baseball writers on the planet, the Seattle Times' Larry Stone, uses to talk up the intelligence of the animal rights activist formerly known as Cards manager Tony La Russa in his always-hilarious "Power Rankings" column.Stone happens to think p ... More >>

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    January 9, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Friday, 1.9

    In today's news: climate change, Chicago going vegetarian (?) and a new jet for Starbucks.

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    August 18, 2008
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    December 6, 2007
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    September 28, 2007
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    July 25, 2007

    Hits Galore

    Baseball blogs make a successful pitch for legitimacy.

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    April 11, 2007

    A Mathews-Dickey coach does all he can to take black kids out to the ballgame.

    African-American ballplayers are getting rarer than a triple play.

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    March 30, 2005

    Bank Shot

    Internet hoops junkies fuel Shawn Siegel's Jerry Maguire-like dreams

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    February 2, 2005

    Burnt Offering

    Did the Post-Dispatch try to buy itself?

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    August 4, 2004


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