In case you missed the news over the weekend, Quebec is having a bit of a problem with hardcore criminals escaping prison by helicopter. On Saturday, a green-colored chopper landed in the courtyard of a detention center in suburban Quebec. It took off with three inmates, two of whom are facing murde ... More >>
Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge has done her part. Will legislators follow?As legislators in Jefferson City yesterday continued to debate $360 million in tax credits to help fund an international cargo hub at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, the airport's director, Rhonda Hamm-Niebruegge, plowed f ... More >>
image viaAmerican Airlines announced today that it would rehire 545 furloughed TWA flight attendants, and Sen. Claire McCaskill is pumped. TWA and American Airlines merged in 2001, and 2,500 flight attendants, many of them employees for the former TWA, were laid off with the right to reclaim ... More >>
The Eero Saarinen exhibit "Shaping the Future" on display earlier this year at Wash. U's Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum is now headed to New York. While St. Louisan like to lay claim to Saarinen for his design of the iconic Gateway Arch, New Yorkers also consider the Finnish architect their own f ... More >>
Although it can be difficult -- but is never a bad thing -- to hear what others think of your community, I point you to a piece published last week in the Philadelphia Inquirer. Travel writer Alan Solomon recently spent several days tromping around St. Louis for the Philly newspaper and, yes, he doe ... More >>
Ask any St. Louisan who designed the Gateway Arch and he or she might be able to tell you. Then ask 'em to try to name something else Eero Saarinen designed. www.britannica.com We couldn't either. Saarinen is, in the words of the curators at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., "the ... More >>
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Howard Hughes gets what he wants, in this case a fun and loving biopic
Week of April 14, 2004
The Lambert Airport expansion
Lambert's billion-dollar expansion hangs on a wing and a prayer: The numbers no longer add up
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Porn star parties, broken promises and layoffs at Lambert: there are so many ways for St. Louisans to get screwed!
Bridgeton Mayor Conrad Bowers fails to persuade Lambert Airport officials to buy him out
St. Louis loses one of its best make-out spots, another casualty of airport expansion
High-dollar airport expansion rolls on despite fewer flights, loss of TWA
Names change, but the games of the elite go on
On this flight, the biggest threat seemed to be a gassed-up, grabby pilot
Five Ford-tough choices follow decision to close Hazelwood plant
Dirt Cheap Cigarettes, Beer & Liquor
Have faith -- the Mustard Seed is on track to being a safe bet for a good meal
Legislators ready massive corporate welfare for "Missouri's Team"
Patty Long's Ninth St. Abbey
A new editor reorganizes and sends the ghost of Cole Campbell packing
The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra goes off the air
The only thing St. Louis can count on is uncertainty
The number of flight operations at Lambert drops, raising new doubt about W-1W
Week of November 1, 2000
Did TWA's push to be the best on-time airline contribute to a worker's death?
Trans World Airlines
School spirit goes haywire at the University of Missouri
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Our fair city is overrun by presidential contenders; plus, other St. Louis follies and foibles
Why TWA keeps losing money and how Carl Icahn keeps cashing in at the airline's expense
Ex-Mayor Vincent Schoemehl swings a headache ball at the city's convention-center-hotel deal -- and misses
Don't try to sneak home, or TWA will take your luggage hostage
Did Tom Brown's tough stance against the W-1W Lambert expansion plan cost him his union position?
Twenty minutes from downtown, the $300 million MidAmerica Airport is ready and waiting for business -- any business. Trouble is, Lambert is killing its chances of attracting commercial traffic.