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Thursday, April 5, 2012

Wm. Stage: Book Offers Fictionalized Accounts of St. Louis Eccentrics

Posted By on Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 3:22 PM

St. Louis author Wm. Stage is out with his ninth book (and first full work of fiction), Not Waving Drowning, a collection of short-stories all based loosely on St. Louisans he's "seen around town, heard of, or known personally."All the protagonists in the stories share one thing in common:...

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Kennett, MO, Goes Gator Hunting

Posted By on Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 2:00 PM

Hunting season for most critters isn't until fall, but not in Kennett, Missouri, down in the Bootheel, where the citizenry is currently on the lookout for alligators. "We've had reports of sightings in small lakes," says Sergeant Craig Crow of the Kennett Police Department. Only one has been caught...

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If You Like Guns, Ted Nugent, Mitt Romney & More Guns, the NRA's Got a Deal for You!

Posted By on Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 1:23 PM

Next weekend, more than 60,000 people are flocking to downtown St. Louis for the 2012 National Rifle Association Annual Meetings and Exhibits! This is a huge deal because, first of all, I will have a tougher time finding a parking spot. Secondly, an important national figure will be present:...

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Snow Globe Baseball Helmet = Ugliest World Series Collectible Ever?

Posted By on Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 12:43 PM

We know that sports fans -- especially those here in "Cardinals Nation" -- aren't exactly known for their fashion taste. (What was it that former Redbird Ryan Theriot said about Cardinals fans wearing tank tops, jean shorts and Timberland boots?)But, seriously, does anyone think we're homely enough to spend...

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Is St. Louis City Converting A Train Trestle to Green Space?

Posted By on Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 12:23 PM

Mayor Slay Tweeted an intriguing question to his followers this morning. Have you heard of the High Line in NY? It's a linear park on an elevated RR spur. Get ready to meet the Trestle on 6/21. Details soon. #fgs-- MayorSlay.com (@MayorSlay) April 5, 2012 Are there plans in the...

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Dustin Kraushaar Tallies Another Arrest Through Tallywhacking

Posted By on Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 9:28 AM

Say what you will about the indolence and flightiness of today's youth, but occasionally you come across one who truly applies himself to doing one thing and doing it well. That single-minded devotion to a vocation is  a problem when he's trying to come across you, however.Say hello to...

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The Cards Open the Season in Style

Posted By on Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 8:49 AM

The Cardinals opened the 2012 season last night, playing -- and winning -- the first official game in the Miami Marlins' brand new ballpark. It was a night of firsts, really. It was the first win for manager Mike Matheny. The first hit for Carlos Beltran in a Cardinal uniform....

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