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SLM Daily March 2012

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Celebrating Women (With Wine) in Maplewood at Vom Fass and Home Wine Kitchen

I’m all for celebrating women. In fact, I celebrate myself often with shoe shopping and Shiraz sipping. If you’ve missed Maplewood’s month-long “Women Making History” festivities, you still have a ... more »

Mar 30, 2012 10:41 AM News

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The Top 10 Things to Do This April in St. Louis

This spring in St. Louis you'll be laughing out loud, cheering on the Cards, getting fit with your family, and more. Here's our list of the top 10 things not to miss from the SLM calendar (in chr... more »

Mar 29, 2012 11:43 AM , News

A Misadventure in Four Parts: Attending Govinda’s Vegetarian Feast

For Wednesdays in March, we’ll go with a faith-based approach, finding interesting stories about local faith communities of many different stripes. This is our fourth and final edition. Check out ... more »

Mar 28, 2012 9:09 AM News

Odds Are That Missouri Will Miss the Boat Again

1974. President Richard Nixon was knee-deep in the Watergate scandal and would resign in August. The Godfather: Part II and Blazing Saddles were in theaters. Henry Aaron smacked his 715th home ... more »

Mar 27, 2012 6:29 AM News

Photograph by Paul Nordmann

Web Gallery: UNC vs. Ohio 2012 NCAA March Madness Midwest Regional, March 23, Edward Jones Dome

Browse through images of the UNC vs. Ohio NCAA March Madness Midwest Regional Semifinals at the Edward Jones Dome on March 23, 2012. UNC defeated Ohio 73-65. Photographs by Paul Nordmann. more »

Mar 26, 2012 12:27 PM News

Photograph by Paul Nordmann

Web Gallery: Kansas vs. NC State 2012 NCAA March Madness Midwest Regional, March 23, Edward Jones Dome

Browse through images of the Kansas vs. NC State 2012 NCAA March Madness Midwest Regional Semifinals at the Edward Jones Dome on March 23, 2012. Kansas defeated NC State 60-57. Photographs by Paul Nor... more »

Mar 26, 2012 12:27 PM News

Photograph by Paul Nordmann

Web Gallery: Kansas vs. UNC 2012 NCAA March Madness Midwest Regional, March 25, Edward Jones Dome

Browse through images of the Kansas vs. UNC 2012 NCAA March Madness Midwest Regional Semifinals at the Edward Jones Dome on March 25, 2012. Kansas defeated UNC 80-67. Photographs by Paul Nordmann. more »

Mar 26, 2012 12:27 PM News

University of Kansas Fans Transform the Edward Jones Dome Into Allen Fieldhouse East

If only for a day, the Edward Jones Dome became Allen Fieldhouse East on Sunday for the championship game of the NCAA Basketball Tournament Midwest Regional. With the University of Kansas taking on... more »

Mar 26, 2012 11:25 AM News

Pinaccle Entertainment Breaks Ground on River City Casino Expansion, 100+ New Jobs to be Created

Pinnacle Entertainment's River City Casino (777 River City Casino, 888-578-7289) broke ground on a $82-million expansion project yesterday that is expected to create 350 new jobs during construct... more »

Mar 23, 2012 4:56 PM News

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10 Things You Might Not Know About Jon Hamm

Much to the delight of Mad Men fans worldwide, the show will be making a triumphant return to AMC this Sunday for its fifth season after a long 17-month hiatus. Most St. Louisans know that the ... more »

Mar 22, 2012 3:32 PM News

Missouri Ranks in the Top 15 for Entrepreneurial Activity in the U.S.

According to the Kansas-City based Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Missouri is among the top 15 states in the country for entrepreneurial activity in 2011, despite low overall activity in the Mid... more »

Mar 21, 2012 4:38 PM News

Riding Out a Rainstorm at Kirkwood's Christian Science Reading Room

For Wednesdays in March, we’ll go with a faith-based approach, finding interesting stories about local faith communities of many different stripes. This is our third edition. Check back every Wedn... more »

Mar 21, 2012 8:53 AM News

Americans Gone Wild Leads to End of Anonymous Comments

Police made multiple arrests during a wild fracas involving a politically charged event. How crazy is it that the above statement is true of both Occupy St. Louis and the Republican caucus i... more »

Mar 20, 2012 7:49 AM Politics

St. Louis Does It Again With Record Attendance For NCAA Wrestling Tournament

In the midst of March Madness and the NFL free agency buzz , more than 100,000 people flocked to St. Louis over the weekend for the NCAA Division I wrestling championships. St. Louis is the p... more »

Mar 19, 2012 12:48 PM News

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Celebrate with the Irish at O’Malley’s Irish Pub on Saturday, Recover with the Scottish at The Scottish Arms on Sunday

St. Patrick’s Day in Dogtown is always a doozy. Despite my best intentions to stay somewhat-sober and sip on Bud Light, I inevitably end up doing green jello shots and swilling Jameson from the bot... more »

Mar 16, 2012 11:25 AM News

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A Lucky 7 Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in St. Louis

Wear green at the St. Patrick's Day Parade, grab a Guiness at Llewelyn's Pub, get into the Irish spirit at the Dogtown Hibernian Parade, and more with these seven festive things to do this St. Patt... more »

Mar 15, 2012 3:59 PM News

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Men's Health Magazine Rates St. Louisans as "Most Dangerous Drivers" in the Country

We've all seen our fair share of accidents and crazy driving in this city, from crashes clogging up our commute to being cut-off driving around town, but does St. Louis have some of the entire coun... more »

Mar 14, 2012 10:19 AM News

A Sunday at the Ethical Society of St. Louis

For Wednesdays in March, we’ll go with a faith-based approach, finding interesting stories about local faith communities of many different stripes. This is our second edition. Check back every Wed... more »

Mar 14, 2012 9:11 AM , News

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Nike to Shoot National Commercial Today in Collinsville

Nike has chosen Collinsville, Ill. to be the setting for a new national ad filming today. The premise of the commercial, Collinsville superintendent Bob Green says, according to stltoday.com , ... more »

Mar 13, 2012 10:07 AM News

GOP Is Suddenly Counting On Reids For Cash, Votes

The mandatory remapping of Missouri’s congressional districts left Congressman Russ Carnahan out in the cold . He heated things up by filing as a Democratic candidate for the nomination to run fo... more »

Mar 13, 2012 9:19 AM News