It'll take a few billion years for 8,700 tons of radioactive waste illegally dumped in a suburban landfill in St. Louis County in the 1970s to stop emitting deadly radionuclides. But before that happens, if this apocalyptic cocktail of Cold War-era nuclear byproducts and municipal toxic waste (jus ... More >>
Starbucks has revealed the complete list (link PDF) of the 600 U.S. stores it will close over the next year. The St. Louis region has sixteen stores on the list, with fifteen in Missouri and one in Illinois. The not-so-sweet sixteen, after the jump...
Week of November 9, 2005
To visit Chinatown
Unreal enjoys seasonal cocktails with lovely divorcees, learns of a new no-tolerance policy at a local elementary school and shares a make-out queen's Blog o' the Week; plus, how does Bryan Burwell really feel?
Nobody knows why the babies are dying near Weldon Spring. But the grownups can't help asking whether the site's toxic stew is to blame.