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Intense heat bakes tens of millions in U.S., spawns potent stormsupdated: Fri Jun 29 2012 21:25:00

Tens of millions in the central and eastern United States are bearing the full brunt of summer, in all its sweltering and stormy fury.

Flag-waving parade crowd in St. Louis honors veteransupdated: Sat Jan 28 2012 17:22:00

Sunny skies, a large billowing U.S. flag and an appreciative crowd greeted hundreds of Iraq war veterans who marched Saturday in St. Louis in a first-of-its-kind "welcome home" ceremony.

Veterans to march in St. Louis welcome home paradeupdated: Fri Jan 27 2012 14:32:00

Hundreds of Iraq war veterans and other groups are expected to march Saturday in St. Louis in what organizers are billing as the first official "welcome home" ceremony by a major American city.

5-alarm blaze engulfs St. Louis building updated: Thu Dec 08 2011 17:56:00

Firefighters battled a five-alarm blaze that engulfed a six-story building in downtown St. Louis on Thursday.

Protesters in St. Louis arrested for defying city curfew updated: Sat Nov 12 2011 12:14:00

Twenty-seven "Occupy St. Louis" protesters were arrested overnight after defying an existing park curfew, a police spokeswoman said Saturday.

New York-Phoenix flight cleared after diverting to St. Louisupdated: Tue Sep 13 2011 12:37:00

A flight from New York to Phoenix was diverted to St. Louis Tuesday out of caution, but was inspected and cleared, a US Airways spokeswoman said.

Storytellers share their tales for live audienceupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 08:20:00

When Howard Chiou went to Taiwan for his grandmother's funeral, he had another dead person on his mind -- the cadaver he was dissecting in his anatomy class. The Emory University medical student kept dreaming about who this dead man might have been when he was alive.

Money Magazine: 'Is my stock portfolio truly diversified?'updated: Fri Jun 10 2011 10:02:00

I've split my stock portfolio among three different funds characterized as "growth," "tech" and "index." How can I tell whether my stock holdings are truly diversified? -- Matthew B., St. Louis, Missouri

Fewer hubs mean fewer options for fliersupdated: Mon May 16 2011 11:53:00

If you live in a small to mid-size city, you've probably seen your airline choices shrink over the last few years.

Flights diverted over security threatsupdated: Mon May 09 2011 02:27:00

Security concerns forced two U.S. passenger flights to be diverted Sunday, but both planes landed safely and eventually flew to their final destinations.

SI.com: Adrian Dater: St. Louis, Lecavalier, Niemi comprise Sunday's Three Starsupdated: Mon May 02 2011 01:11:00

1. Martin St. Louis, Lightning: Don't let the fluky goal he scored fool you; St. Louis was the best player on the ice for the Tampa Bay Lightning in its Game 2 overtime victory over Washington. Yes, he was fortunate to receive credit for a third-period goal -- a pass intended for Vincent Lecavalier that ricocheted in off the skate of Washington defenseman Mike Green -- that put Tampa Bay up 2-1 in the third. But not only did St. Louis make a tremendous play in getting to the puck for the setup, if Green hadn't gotten a skate on it, it almost certainly would have been an open-net tap-in for Lecavalier. St. Louis also assisted on Tampa Bay's first goal and fired a game-high eight shots on goal. That was more than one-third of Tampa Bay's 23 shots overall. With the way he's playing, the Lightning's undersized star is an early favorite for the Conn Smythe.

Why no one died when tornado hitupdated: Tue Apr 26 2011 03:22:00

CNN's Dan Simon reports on how St. Louis residents emerged virtually unscratched from an F4 tornado.

St. Louis airport to operate full flight scheduleupdated: Tue Apr 26 2011 03:22:00

The main airport in St. Louis is expected to operate a full flight schedule Tuesday, less than four days after a powerful tornado tore through the facility, airport officials said.

Air traffic resumes at tornado-hit St. Louis airportupdated: Mon Apr 25 2011 09:37:00

Flights resumed Sunday at the main airport in St. Louis after a tornado struck, knocking out power, shattering windows and sending passengers scrambling for cover from falling debris.

St. Louis reeling from storm damageupdated: Sat Apr 23 2011 20:48:00

The St. Louis airport remains shut down and several buildings are damaged after taking a hit from a tornado.

Tornado hits St. Louis airportupdated: Sat Apr 23 2011 14:02:00

The tornado damaged one terminal and part of a concourse at Lambert International aiport.

Travelers rerouted after tornado strikes St. Louis airportupdated: Sat Apr 23 2011 14:02:00

A travel website on Saturday flashed the word "CANCELED" in blinking red letters across an online flight schedule for Missouri's largest airport after a rash of severe weather stranded travelers across the region.

St. Louis police searching for jail escapeeupdated: Fri Apr 22 2011 19:32:00

One of two men who escaped the St. Louis Justice Center's infirmary early Friday has been taken back into custody, police said.

'Baby Joseph' receives tracheotomy at St. Louis hospitalupdated: Mon Mar 21 2011 16:38:00

A 1-year-old boy whose family fought a Canadian hospital over whether he should be allowed to die received a tracheotomy at his St. Louis hospital early Monday morning.

Three law enforcement officers shot in St. Louis; one deadupdated: Tue Mar 08 2011 23:01:00

Two U.S. marshals and a police officer were shot Tuesday while trying to serve an arrest warrant in St. Louis, authorities said. One of the marshals, John Perry, died, as did the suspected shooter.

This week's winter storm could be one for record booksupdated: Sun Jan 30 2011 20:30:00

Chicago was under a blizzard watch late Sunday as portions of the Midwest and Northeast braced for a major storm system that will bring bitter cold and a "long duration" of snow, according to forecasters.

Death toll rises to 7 in Midwest stormsupdated: Sat Jan 01 2011 23:43:00

An orange X was painted on homes destroyed in a Missouri town during a series of fast-moving Midwest and Southern storms that left at least seven people dead, dozens injured and even more without a home.

Police: 2 killed at St. Louis funeral homeupdated: Tue Nov 30 2010 18:06:00

A shooting during a funeral for a homicide victim appears to be gang-related, St. Louis, Missouri, Police Chief Dan Isom said Tuesday.

St. Louis most violent? It's not that simple, expert saysupdated: Mon Nov 22 2010 13:54:00

Camden, New Jersey, has reason to celebrate today. It is no longer ranked as the most dangerous city in America.

Is getting a job really about who you know?updated: Thu Sep 16 2010 09:38:00

According to real estate experts, the biggest influence on a person purchasing a home is location, location, location. Without the perfect view or proximity to good schools, a great house can sit on the market for months.

Birds force Kings of Leon from St. Louis stageupdated: Mon Jul 26 2010 20:59:00

Pooping pigeons forced the Kings of Leon to abandon their St. Louis, Missouri, concert after just three songs Friday night, the rock band's management said Saturday.

Flying with kids? Mom offers adviceupdated: Mon Jul 12 2010 07:51:00

Each year, my kids spend part of the summer with my in-laws in St. Louis, Missouri. My husband made the 16-hour-plus round-trip drive from Atlanta, Georgia, to drop them off this year.

'Person of interest' in Missouri abduction shoots selfupdated: Thu Jul 08 2010 05:50:00

A man police wanted to question in the abduction of a 4-year-old Missouri girl shot himself as investigators approached him, authorities in St. Louis reported Wednesday.

Police officer shot in St. Louisupdated: Thu May 27 2010 18:32:00

A St. Louis, Missouri, police officer was out of surgery Thursday afternoon but in critical condition after he was shot multiple times while on a traffic stop, a police spokeswoman said.

Money Magazine: 60 years old and no retirement savingsupdated: Thu May 13 2010 15:06:00

Question: I'm one of those Americans who are just not financially prepared for retirement. I'm 60, but have very little saved because my money went into my own businesses, all of which eventually failed. I'm now working for a company and participate in its 401(k). But short of winning the lottery, I don't know what to do to be able to retire. Any suggestions? --Tony F., St. Louis, Missouri

SI.com: Darren Eliot: Steven Stamkos in rare company, at lastupdated: Tue Mar 09 2010 10:22:00

Currently, the NHL has three 40-goal scorers: Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin and...Steven Stamkos.

First stimulus project nears completion, job questions remainupdated: Fri Jan 29 2010 14:06:00

A town with a population of 218 sitting more than three hours from St. Louis would seem like an unlikely place for the nation's first stimulus project.

Making it big in businessupdated: Mon Nov 02 2009 15:25:00

African American business leader shares keys to success. CNN's Ed Lavandera reports.

Two brothers, no fears and $1 billion empireupdated: Mon Nov 02 2009 15:25:00

Michael and Steven Roberts didn't have two quarters to rub together a couple of decades ago. Now, the two African-American business leaders estimate their holdings -- from hotels to TV stations -- are worth $1 billion. One St. Louis hotel they own once barred black people.

10 more airports tapped for baggage screening upgradesupdated: Wed Aug 26 2009 17:52:00

Some $700 million in economic stimulus money intended to upgrade baggage screening systems at airports will go further than originally expected, Department of Homeland Security officials said Wednesday.

When does a couple become a family?updated: Mon Jun 22 2009 13:19:00

My grandparents are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary this summer with a big party of family and long-time friends. I'll be flying to St. Louis with my fiancé, my sister's flying in from Austin, and my parents will be visiting from their home in Germany.

Cities scramble as business travel declinesupdated: Fri May 01 2009 11:25:00

Gone are the days, it seems, when executives can comfortably lounge poolside, expensing meetings and meals along with margaritas and massages.

Bus lifeline to be cut to many St. Louis residents.updated: Sun Mar 29 2009 13:11:00

Many St. Louis residents can't get by without public transport, but it's going away in a few days.

King: Bus route closing devastates disabled coupleupdated: Sun Mar 29 2009 13:11:00

For Stuart and Dianne Falk, it is a two-bus, 45-minute trip into downtown St. Louis to head to the gym and to volunteer at a theater group.

The chic side of St. Louisupdated: Wed Mar 18 2009 08:10:00

Style has come home to roost in St. Louis. Downtown is experiencing a major revitalization, powered by a brigade of young artists and designers who are giving the area a new lease on life, much like that vintage Chanel handbag you found in your grandmother's attic.

Money Magazine: 'I need a 10% return on my 401(k)'updated: Tue Mar 17 2009 17:10:00

Q. I'm over 50, and I've taken a beating in the market. I'm maxing out my 401(k) and IRA. How can I get the 10% annual return I need to achieve a secure retirement without too much risk? - Matt, St. Louis A.

Underground supper clubs a delicious discoveryupdated: Wed Mar 04 2009 11:39:00

Last October, more than 40 people followed signs depicting a skull and crossbones, with a knife and fork in place of the bones, to a secluded Bavarian-style hunting lodge 30 minutes north of St. Louis.

Fortune: A big fat list of great employersupdated: Fri Jan 23 2009 14:06:00

Truth be told, most of us are happy just to have a job.....any job....right now. But wait a minute, take a look at yourself in the mirror. You're no slouch. Actually, you're pretty impressive. So why shouldn't you have a truly awesome job, even in this economy? And just to remind you, really cool jobs do exist. At great companies. That are still hiring. In fact, at Fortune we have a big fat list of 'em. The 100 Best Companies to Work For. (Whoomp! There it is.)

What's brewing in St. Louisupdated: Mon Jan 12 2009 11:42:00

The St. Louis beer scene has evolved from its Budweiser roots and now centers on atmospheric pubs that brew their own beer for patrons and, sometimes, local retailers.

Money Magazine: Do you want to be your own banker?updated: Tue Dec 30 2008 12:27:00

Question: An adviser has been telling me about a concept that he calls "infinite banking." Apparently, it involves using a life insurance policy to become my own banker. It seems like a good idea, but something doesn't seem quite right to me. Do I have cause for concern? - Matt, St. Louis, Missouri

How to find a job during a recessionupdated: Mon Sep 29 2008 09:45:00

Ryan Saale was in a bind. He was planning to move back to St. Louis, Missouri, from Santiago, Chile, earlier this year but, with the job market taking a downturn, it wasn't an ideal to a start a job search -- much less from 5,000 miles away.

iReporters search for the 'heartland' on road tripupdated: Fri Sep 19 2008 11:21:00

Knowing we would attend a wedding in St. Louis, Missouri, one weekend and a bridal shower in Chicago, Illinois, the next, the two of us decided to turn the events into an excuse for a summer road trip through Illinois and parts of neighboring states from June 28 to July 4.

Audio: Pilot said unscheduled Obama landing was 'emergency'updated: Fri Aug 15 2008 11:49:00

Control tower tapes reveal that the pilot of presidential hopeful Barack Obama's plane told air traffic controllers there was an emergency when he made an unscheduled landing last month in St. Louis, Missouri.

St. Louis beer bluesupdated: Mon Jul 14 2008 15:41:00

CNN's Susan Roesgen reports on a possible takeover deal for Anheuser-Busch by a foreign company.

Time.com: Experts: Flood Terminology Confusingupdated: Mon Jun 30 2008 18:00:00

With the Midwest struck by a supposedly once-in-a-lifetime flood for the second time since 1993, some scientists and disaster officials say the use of terms like "100-year flood" is misunderstood and can give a false sense of security

Time.com: The Floods: A Man-Made Disaster? updated: Thu Jun 26 2008 00:50:00

Nature was responsible for the heavy rains, but river engineering bears much of the blame for the destruction in the Midwest that followed

iReporters capture devastationupdated: Mon Jun 23 2008 00:08:00

iReporter Carrie Zukoski works for United Way of Greater St. Louis. She helped sandbag in Winfield, MO on Friday.

Time.com: Busch's Last Call in St. Louis?updated: Fri Jun 20 2008 06:00:00

St. Louis was once the site of a World's Fair and the fourth largest city in America. Now it may even lose its brewery

Mississippi River threatens more Midwest leveesupdated: Thu Jun 19 2008 21:36:00

The Mississippi River claimed new tracts of farmland overnight north of St. Louis, Missouri, as officials warned that the swollen river could breach four or five more levees Thursday around the Gateway City.

New Beer's Eve: Happy days were here againupdated: Mon Apr 07 2008 09:06:00

At the stroke of midnight, American beer drinkers were no longer breaking the law when they broke open a beer.

SI.com: Scott Wraight: Power Rankings, Week 19updated: Sat Feb 16 2008 00:31:00

BIGGEST CLIMB: Buffalo (26 to 17) BIGGEST FALL: Philadelphia (2 to 6), St. Louis (16 to 20), NYI (19 to 23)

FSB: Pastry parlay: From Au Bon Pain to Paneraupdated: Fri Dec 07 2007 11:05:00

He started college thinking he would end up working in politics. But after he was falsely accused of shoplifting and then kicked out of a convenience store while still a student, Shaich launched a rival shop - and his business career. Twenty years later, Shaich made a name for himself as the owner of Au Bon Pain, an East Coast bakery chain he grew from three stores into a $200 million a year company.

Cool craft fairs feature hip, handmade waresupdated: Tue Dec 04 2007 09:40:00

A new generation is redefining the craft fair. No more crocheted tea cozies: These fairs rock.

Getting craftyupdated: Tue Dec 04 2007 09:40:00

Budget Travel Magazine's Erik Torkells talks about the growing popularity of craft fairs.

Money Magazine: The real cost of relocatingupdated: Mon Sep 24 2007 01:05:00

Greg Allan, 38, an officer in the Marines, and his wife Laurie, 39, a marketing director, are used to uprooting themselves for his job. Married in 2001, they bounced from Honolulu to Yucca Valley, Calif. before landing in Yuma, Ariz. in 2003.

SI.com: Fantasy Football Preview 2007: Kickersupdated: Tue Jul 31 2007 22:56:00

ON THE RISE

Money Magazine: Folks You Can Count Onupdated: Fri Dec 01 2006 00:01:00

"For us it's tradition when your child is born to appoint godparents who are the guardians." --Veronica (and Damien) Rowney, Dublin

CNNMoney: Gasoline prices keep fallingupdated: Mon Sep 25 2006 05:53:00

Gas prices tumbled 24 cents during the past two weeks to an average of $2.42 a gallon of self-serve regular, a national survey said Sunday, posting the third straight two-week decline.

St. Louis struggles without powerupdated: Sun Jul 23 2006 17:54:00

Almost 300,000 electric customers in the St. Louis, Missouri, area remained in the dark Sunday night, four days after the first of two severe thunderstorms battered the region amid a lingering heat wave, a utility spokesman said.

Fortune: How Enterprise trounces Hertz and Avisupdated: Fri Jul 14 2006 08:13:00

There are a couple of things you might not know about Enterprise Rent-A-Car of St. Louis.

Fortune: The Brave New World of Recycled Real Estateupdated: Mon Mar 06 2006 00:01:00

SOARING WAREHOUSES with minimalist decor, textile factories transformed into chic spaces for the wealthy and stylish ... these days there's really nothing that unusual about real estate makeovers.

Sanders strikes as St. Louis leadupdated: Thu Oct 13 2005 04:19:00

Reggie Sanders with a two-run homer and brilliant pitching under pressure by Chris Carpenter saw the St.Louis Cardinals to a 5-3 win over the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the National League Championship series.

Explosions send smoke over St. Louisupdated: Fri Jun 24 2005 19:12:00

A fire erupted Friday afternoon in steamy St. Louis at a plant that supplies atmospheric and specialty gases, including propane. The explosion sent huge balls of fire and black smoke into the air, as gas tanks exploded.

Avoiding cliches like the plagueupdated: Mon Apr 04 2005 13:46:00

The nation's largest and longest-running illegal gambling enterprise, a three-week-long and, by FBI estimates, approximately $2.5 billion series of office pools --a.k.a. the NCAA Men's College Basketball Championship -- will culminate with the championship game on April 4 in St. Louis.

'Super Smokers' Sweet and Smoky Dry Rub Ribs recipeupdated: Fri May 28 2004 10:13:00

Method: Indirect grilling

School bus overturns, pinning driverupdated: Mon Jan 12 2004 11:45:00

A school bus overturned on a suburban St. Louis, Missouri, highway Monday morning, injuring one student and pinning the driver's arm underneath the vehicle, police said.

Fortune: FORTUNE 5 Hundred Ranked Within States THE LOCAL ANGLE Arkansas doesn't have many FORTUNE 500 companies, but updated: Mon Apr 15 2002 00:01:00

HEADQUARTERS BY STATE

Fortune: Health-Food Chains Spar for Baby-Boomersupdated: Mon Apr 03 2000 00:01:00

"Would you ladies like a sample of Fantasia Planet Green drink with blue-green algae?" My mom glanced queasily at the plastic cup of green sludge the saleswoman was proffering, and took a swig. "At...

Money Magazine: Working Whirls Adding a little more flavor to your next business tripupdated: Thu Oct 01 1998 00:01:00

Every experienced business traveler knows the feeling. Sometime during three straight days of meetings, you have a few hours to yourself. What do you do? If you were in Paris, say, you could just w...

Fortune: THE BEST CITIES FOR WORK AND FAMILYupdated: Mon Nov 11 1996 00:01:00

Hotels in Hong Kong, rental rates in Raleigh-Durham, martinis in Milwaukee? We got 'em. Commute time in Cincinnati, BAs in Boston, lodging in London? Look no further. In the chart below, you'll fin...

Fortune: BEST CITIES: WHERE THE LIVING IS EASYupdated: Mon Nov 11 1996 00:01:00

"In Boston," Mark Twain wrote in 1899, "they ask, 'How much does he know?' In New York, 'How much is he worth?' In Philadelphia, 'Who were his parents?'" In Seattle, 100 years later, they ask, "Did...

Money Magazine: OUR SIX-CITY TEST FINDS THAT DOLLAR COINS ARE TOUGH EVEN TO GIVE AWAYupdated: Tue Oct 01 1996 00:01:00

You're strolling down the street when something shiny on the sidewalk catches your eye. It's a Susan B. Anthony $1 coin. Do you a) scoop it up? or b) leave it for someone who needs it more (or is l...

Fortune: TIPS FOR HIRING TECHIES updated: Mon Aug 22 1994 00:01:00

How does your company recruit technical workers? Still hanging that tacky job openings sign by the plant gate? Or maybe you're running cryptic classifieds. Are you happy with the results? As techni...

Fortune: THE BUSINESS MOOD BRIGHTENSupdated: Mon Dec 13 1993 00:01:00

Good news: A sharp rebound in confidence marks FORTUNE's latest quarterly survey of the business mood. Half the 265 executives who responded say they are optimistic that the economy can sustain gro...

Fortune: WHY EXECUTIVES COLLECT ''Dealers love us because they know we're sick in the head,'' one CEO happily admits.updated: Mon Jan 11 1993 00:01:00

BEN EDWARDS, the head of St. Louis brokerage A.G. Edwards & Sons, rises early Saturday mornings, before his wife gets up, to water his 18th-century English furniture. Judi Hofer, chief executive of...

Fortune: HOW TO BEAT THE JOB MARKET ODDS FINDING WORK VIA TRADING CARDSupdated: Mon Jun 15 1992 00:01:00

Faced with a stagnant job scene, unemployed managers, career changers, and freshly minted college graduates are finding new ways to hunt for work. Big ) corporations still look good to many, who fl...

Money Magazine: MORTGAGE RELIEF FOR FIRST-TIME HOME BUYERSupdated: Sat Dec 01 1990 00:01:00

Holding back from buying that first house because the down payment would leave you too broke to renovate it? Next month, lenders in 11 major cities will begin combining first mortgages with home re...

Fortune: COMPANIES TO WATCHupdated: Mon Nov 06 1989 00:01:00

EDISON BROTHERS STORES Once largely a staid supplier of shoes and clothing to the fortysomething set, this St. Louis company has refashioned itself into the latest of the red-hot retailers. Its str...

Fortune: HOW ST. LOUIS TURNED LESS INTO MORE Never mind an exodus of population and jobs unmatched among large U.S. cities. Thanks to darupdated: Mon Dec 23 1985 00:01:00

FOR A CITY that not long ago seemed to be sliding irreversibly, with a population down to half its 1950s peak, St. Louis suddenly looks like a place with a future. Thanks to successful business ini...

Fortune: THE EDITOR'S DESKupdated: Mon Dec 23 1985 00:01:00

AT FIRST, the assignment to explore the secretive world of food technology didn't seem so appetizing. ''I expected a kind of descent into voodoo home economics, reporting on fake food concocted by ...

Fortune: AIRPORT RENT-A-CAR BARGAINS The so-called off-airport firms usually aren't so far off--and they're peddling cars at bargain rateupdated: Mon Feb 04 1985 00:01:00

Like some antic used-car dealer's lot, the U.S. rental car industry these days is touting bargains galore. Want a Lincoln Town Car for about $40, just three-fifths the standard rate for plain gray ...

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