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  • The great indoors of Missouri

    The great indoors of Missouri
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — When asked to guess the most popular tourist attraction in Missouri, even non-Midwesterners probably could make some educated guesses. Mark Twain's home along the mighty Mississippi in Hannibal. The Gateway Arch, downriver in...
  • Metro Veterans Split on Decision to Leave Afghanistan

    Metro Veterans Split on Decision to Leave Afghanistan
    The U.S. will start pulling thousands of troops out of Afghanistan by the end of the year, bringing to a close the nation's involvement in one of the longest ground conflicts in it's history. But while one veteran here in the metro says that President...
  • Easy solutions can prevent or reverse developmental delays from lack of 'tummy time'

    Easy solutions can prevent or reverse developmental delays from lack of 'tummy time'
    Is your child's handwriting far worse than her classmates?  Does your 8-year-old child still not know how to tie his shoes?  Is your 5-year-old child showing serious behavioral problems?  All could be caused by not enough "tummy time" as an infant.  ...
  • Op-ed: Other states need a lesson from Md. on robocalls

    Op-ed: Other states need a lesson from Md. on robocalls
    On Election Day 2010, with the polls still open, computers placed calls to 112,000 voters in predominately African-American precincts in Baltimore City and Prince George's County with an unusual message: "Relax" and stay home. The recorded message did not...
  • Tesla devotees a breed apart

    Tesla devotees a breed apart
    Venture capitalist Steve Jurvetson was skimming the information packet for his Tesla Motors board of directors meeting last year when he hit pay dirt about page 50. Spotting details for the Model S sedan that the electric-car company had on the drawing...
  • $50K Reward Offered in Disappearance of 81-Year-Old Newlywed Millionaire

    $50K Reward Offered in Disappearance of 81-Year-Old Newlywed Millionaire
    PLACENTIA, Calif. (KTLA) -- The family of a then-81-year-old newlywed millionaire who disappeared just two days before he was to be reunited with his wife is offering a $50,000 reward for any information on his disappearance. Police are investigating the...
  • Six Flags unveils new attractions for every park in 2012

    Six Flags unveils new attractions for every park in 2012
    Six Flags unveiled its 2012 lineup of new roller coasters, thrill rides, water slides and live shows at the amusement park chain's 12 North American locations. > Photos: New attractions coming to Six Flags parks in 2012 New Six Flags President and Chief...
  • Top 10 new theme park rides for 2011

    Top 10 new theme park rides for 2011
    It already feels as if 2011 is shaping up as a tweener ye ar for new rides and attractions at U.S. theme parks. Last year saw the blockbuster debuts of Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal's Islands of Adventure in Florida and the "World of...
  • Photos: Tornado devastates Missouri town of Joplin

    <b>Photos:</b> Tornado devastates Missouri town of Joplin
  • Superintendent merry-go-round yields fat severances

    Superintendent merry-go-round yields fat severances
    Stanley Fields resigned after just a year as superintendent of a suburban Cook County school district where he was put on leave, faced with firing and ultimately required to apologize to the community. Still, he walked away with a $100,000 severance...
  • Where 100 Percent Receive Assistance

    At Concordia University Chicago in River Forest, 100 percent of students receive institutional financial assistance, defined as that provided by the institution itself, not by other sources. Institutional scholarships and grants are provided from a...