Gut Check has documented the lines that have formed, often overnight, when new Chick-Fil-A locations have opened in St. Louis. But those fans have nothing on the folks who gathered for the grand opening of the first Dallas location of the California burger chain In-N-Out.Check out this video from th ... More >>
CNN, USA Today and other media organizations got fooled
The great American game is another chance to foist false research on a gullible media
Not so fast with that speedy chicken salad. Chicago Breaking News reports a recall of 72,000 pounds of canned chicken salad sold under the name "Bumble Bee Lunch on the Run Chicken Salad Complete Lunch Kit" and "Bumble Bee Chicken Salad with Crackers." Consumer complaints of hard plastic in the prod ... More >>
Illinois governor Pat Quinn signed into law legislation to create a database for farmers to connect with schools and low income residents.. According to the Chicago Tribune, "The Farm-to-School database will create an electronic database on the state Department of Agriculture Web site that allows s ... More >>
Are you sure it's not Frankenfish? The FDA's on the verge of approving a Massachusetts company's bid to create a fast-growing genetically engineered salmon, according to McClatchy News. California takes organic produce seriously. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the state fined Valley End F ... More >>
And the losers are ... The Center for Science in the Public Interest has released their annual Xtreme Eating awards - the most unhealthy dishes available at chain restaurants. Got a hankering for pasta with 85 grams of saturated fat? The Los Angeles Times details the winners, and examines whether ... More >>
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch website is reporting that managing editor Pam Maples resigned today.
Vote tomorrow and Starbucks will give you a free cup of coffee. (Dallas Morning News) The melamine scandal in China continues to grow. (International Herald Tribune) No more Miller beer in England, only Miller Genuine Draft. (Off License News) - Ian Froeb
President Bush wants the FDA to have the authority to force the recall of contaminated products. (Forbes) www.mercola.com A debate about what foods should be labeled "natural." Chicken injected with water or broth? Anything with high-fructose corn syrup? (AP) Rahodeb's retirement is offi ... More >>
Tuesday morning the St. Louis Post-Dispatch unveiled its new Here & Now section, a byproduct of the newspaper's decision (go here and scroll down for that memo) to bury its Everyday section within existing "focused weekly sections." In case you missed it, page one was laid out kind of like a Web pa ... More >>
The Education Writers Association (EWA) announced the winners of the 2006 National Awards for Education Reporting today, and Riverfront Times staff writer Kristen Hinman took top honors in the Investigative Reporting category. Hinman was honored for "Basketball by the Book," her series about Vashon ... More >>
With bills coming due at Lambert, St. Louis considers drastic change
A decade after Vanilla Ice melted down, he's back with the man who made him.
For two decades, psychoanalysts have held fast to their slow, deep exploration of the psyche, reaping only scorn from the science-driven psychiatrists at Washington University. Good thing they didn't listen.
How news outlets blew the medical-marijuana story
Cardinals owner Bill DeWitt Jr. has a knack for making money without risking his own. Meet the guy who wants you to cough up $250 million for a new stadium.