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SLM Daily December 2011

Editor's Note: This post is the fourth of a month-long series, "Up All Night," on St. Louis culture after dark. Check back next Wednesday for a month of “Second Helpings,” or second-time-out St. L... Read more

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Five months ago, almost to the day, I wrote here about a postcard that I received alerting the Reids about our share in a huge civil lawsuit. Bank of America had reached a $410 million class-a... Read more

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Usually when there is birthday celebration, beer merely serves as a perpetuator of merriment, the faithful supporting actor to the birthday girl or boy. But today marks the beginning of a long-w... Read more

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Editor's Note: This post is the third of a month-long series, "Up All Night," on St. Louis culture after dark. Check back every Wednesday for the next installment. The idea was deceptively simp... Read more

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Democrats are sure coming up with some silly ideas these days. First, St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley caused an uproar when he proposed closing several county parks—including Lone Elk.... Read more

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Okay, maybe not nearly as good. But good. When Carlos Beltran was first suggested as a possible free agency target for the St. Louis Cardinals in their quest to replace the best first baseman of th... Read more

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The recent brainchild of Gurpreet Padda and Ami Grimes, the dynamic duo you can thank for Sanctuaria, Cafe Ventana and Chuy Arzola's, offers "spirits and sustenance" with a Mexican flare. Those who... Read more

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There’s a new man at the helm of St. Louis’ chamber of commerce, and St. Louis’ media has greeted the news with its best chamber-of-commerce spin. After a nine-month search, Joe Reagan has bee... Read more

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Editor's Note: This post is the second of a month-long series, "Up All Night," on St. Louis culture after dark. Check back every Wednesday for the next installment. It’s not a secret. Hasn’t be... Read more

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As Saint Louis University considers the fate of the Pevely Dairy complex , located at South Grand Boulevard and Choteau Avenue, I’m hoping that the site will be spared from the wrecking ball. I... Read more

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The St. Louis Rams will be playing the Seattle Seahawks in this week's Monday Night Football matchup on ESPN. And it's 2011. National fans have already checked out—the ratings are going to be deepl... Read more

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It happened, and I'm still not sure why: Albert Pujols signed a 10-year, $254 million deal with the Los Angeles Angels (of Anaheim) (near Los Angeles), ending his 11-year tenure with the St. Louis ... Read more

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Let the games begin. Superstar Albert Pujols has found his market value, and it is a reported $250 million over 10 years from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. He shocked the sports world by ta... Read more

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St. Louisans may know that St. Louis doesn't suck, but does the rest of the world? Maybe not. At least not according to Forbes writer Aaron Perlut, who posted an aptly named article on the nation... Read more

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Rod Blagojevich fought the law, and the law won. The former Illinois governor was sentenced today to 14 years in federal prison, in part for lying to the feds and taunting the judicial system,... Read more

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Editor's Note: This post is the first of a month-long series, "Up All Night," on St. Louis culture after dark. Check back every Wednesday for the next installment. Most restaurants, on a Friday... Read more

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If you want to view the preliminary hearing for Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State assistant coach facing child sexual abuse charges, you’ve got 24 hours to get your lottery ticket. The Centr... Read more

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If you watched all of the St. Louis Rams' 26-0 loss to the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, you're lying to me. Right here on SLM Daily, in front of everybody. But if you watched most of the St. Louis... Read more

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For ladies who feel like Washington Avenue has left them in the lurch when it comes to girl-friendly bars, don't fear: Blondie's is here. Gone are the days when your only option on the strip i... Read more

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Enjoy the most wonderful time of the year in St. Louis with events from reveling in the ballet to laughing it up with Cedric the Entertainer. Here's our list of the top 10 things not to miss from t... Read more

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