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Friday, May 29, 2009

Speaking of Butt Heads... Cigarette Litter Annoys People Across Nation

Posted By on Fri, May 29, 2009 at 2:57 PM

The New York Times reports today that "dozens of municipalities across the nation" have passed laws banning smoking on beaches and playgrounds, because citizens are sick of not only stepping on cigarette butts, but paying millions of dollars a year to clean them up.From the Times: "Cigarette companies acknowledge...

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Boy Shot in North City Alley; Neighbor Saw Teens Playing with Sawed-Off Shotgun

Posted By on Fri, May 29, 2009 at 2:49 PM

A 14-year-old boy is listed in critical condition today after being shot in an alleyway in the 4200 block of Shreve Avenue last night around 9:30 p.m. View 14-Year-Old Shot In North City Alley in a larger mapA neighbor tells the Post-Dispatch that he saw a group of teenage boys...

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Adrian Beltre to the Cardinals? A Fantastic Move!

Posted By on Fri, May 29, 2009 at 2:24 PM

In his "Five Minutes" column today, the local daily's Bernie Miklasz offers up a few ideas on how the Cardinals could improve at the hot corner. The big man does a pretty stellar of job analyzing the stats behind a few trade prospects, including calling out the Coors-inflated numbers...

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Adrian Beltre to the Cardinals? A Fantastic Move!

Posted By on Fri, May 29, 2009 at 2:24 PM

In his "Five Minutes" column today, the local daily's Bernie Miklasz offers up a few ideas on how the Cardinals could improve at the hot corner. The big man does a pretty stellar of job analyzing the stats behind a few trade prospects, including calling out the Coors-inflated numbers...

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The Verdict Is In: Hulu's Desktop Client is AWESOME!

Posted By on Fri, May 29, 2009 at 2:01 PM

A few months back there was a little dust-up between Hulu and the makers of an Internet video desktop client called Boxee. Boxee is a great little application for navigating videos and other media on your computer or on the Internet onto an interface that's designed to be navigable from...

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The Big Bloody: Coleman Told Girlfriend They'd Marry Next Year

Posted By on Fri, May 29, 2009 at 12:56 PM

The Post-Dispatch is reporting that Christopher Coleman told his Florida girlfriend that they'd marry in 2010. The woman's name is Tara Lintz and went to high school in Largo, Florida with Coleman's wife, Sheri. Last week Coleman was charged with murdering Sheri and the couple's two sons, Garett and...

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Are Horse-Drawn Carriages in the Loop A Danger to Public Safety?

Posted By on Fri, May 29, 2009 at 12:20 PM

A couple weekends ago an unfamiliar clip-clop echoed along the main drag in University City. Michael Hobbs, proprietor of the fondue shop The Melting Pot, paid to bring a horse-drawn carriage to the Delmar Loop.The buggy rides cost $25 for fifteen minutes and up to $85 for an hour. They were...

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Baseball Card of the Week: Ryan Ludwick

Posted By on Fri, May 29, 2009 at 12:02 PM

The time has come. The time is now. Tonight we witness The Return. Well, actually, those capital letters may be a little misleading. See, Ryan Ludwick is coming off the DL tonight, which is a pretty damned dramatic thing. However, seeing as how this team seems to constantly be welcoming some player...

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Baseball Card of the Week: Ryan Ludwick

Posted By on Fri, May 29, 2009 at 12:02 PM

The time has come. The time is now. Tonight we witness The Return. Well, actually, those capital letters may be a little misleading. See, Ryan Ludwick is coming off the DL tonight, which is a pretty damned dramatic thing. However, seeing as how this team seems to constantly be welcoming some player...

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Does Mayor Slay Have a Ghost Tweeter?

Posted By on Fri, May 29, 2009 at 12:01 PM

Do you follow Mayor Francis Slay on Twitter (@mayorslaydotcom)? Ever wonder if he's actually twittering for himself, or if he even knows he has a Twitter account? I always presumed that since the user name was @MayorSlaydotcom and not @MayorSlay or @FrancisSlay it was probably a ghost writer...

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