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SLM Daily January 2014

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Photography courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, Kelly Martin

It would certainly be nice to have Stan Kroenke’s money. The St. Louis Rams multi-billionaire owner made a news splash Thursday with the leaking of the news that one of his holding companies h... Read more

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January 31 & 
February 1: The Jazz at Lincoln Center Quartet

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By Nancy Curtis and Rosalind Early This weekend in St. Louis, take in a concert at Jazz at the Bistro, stroll through a tropical orchid oasis, and participate in culinary experiments with Alton Brown. Read more

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Listeners to KDHX may not notice a difference when they tune into 88.1 on the FM dial, but change is afoot at the community radio station, and it involves a lot more than just a new mailing address... Read more

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What does it take to become a top winter athlete? Apparently, Imo’s Pizza and toasted ravioli are the go-to foods (or at least guilty pleasures) of champions. When we spoke with speedskater Pat... Read more

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At 4 a.m. Monday morning, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department's force reduced its number of precincts from nine districts to six. It was the first change in precinct totals since 1962... Read more

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Through January 26: Saint Louis Auto Show

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By Nancy Curtis and Rosalind Early This weekend in St. Louis, you can watch Dorothy follow the yellow brick road, marvel at cutting-edge cars, or rock out with The Fresh Beat Band. Read more

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The bird bug bit Walter Crawford Jr. early on, while growing up in Venezuela, where his father first introduced him to birds. "My mom always blamed him for me never really getting a job," Crawford ... Read more

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If Globe Drugs did not already exist—if it had not survived for more than 70 years, with its own brand of odd business—it would be nearly impossible to create in 2014. Imagine going into a bank ... Read more

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My freshman daughter was in her drama class at Kirkwood High School when the school was put on lockdown last Thursday afternoon. She sat in a darkened room with classmates, not knowing what the fol... Read more

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January 17: WWE Live

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By Nancy Curtis and Rosalind Early Honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., sing along with the characters of Sesame Street , meet your favorite Cardinals players, and more this weekend in St.... Read more

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Last month, one year after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, NBC's Jeff Rossen of the TODAY show visited five schools in New Jersey to test their security. At three of the schools, th... Read more

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Photography courtesy of Ice Visions

David Van Camp has been sculpting blocks of frozen water into fleeting art since 1976. If you want to see his ice creations this Saturday at the Loop Ice Carnival , then visit early: The sculptor ... Read more

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Photography courtesy of US Speedskating

Next month, at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, local speedskater Patrick Meek will compete in the 5,000-meter race (and potentially the 10,000 as well), the culmination of his athletic care... Read more

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The clock is ticking for the Normandy School District, which in addition to being unaccredited, is expected to run out of money to pay its bills by April. That financial insolvency, coupled with... Read more

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Most television viewers have heard of “Nielsen ratings.” But you can bet that Nielsen, the firm that follows what consumers watch on TV, are familiar with St. Louis. Last May, the company publis... Read more

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January 10: David Garrett

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By Nancy Curtis and Rosalind Early Cure your cabin fever, learn how to live healthier, and be awed by a violin prodigy this weekend in St. Louis. Read more

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If you go to a men's basketball game at Mizzou Arena, you'll notice two separate student fan groups. The larger one, in yellow T-shirts, is the school-sponsored Zou Crew. The smaller, louder, more ... Read more

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January 10: David Garrett

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By Nancy Curtis and Rosalind Early Cure your cabin fever this month with an event by the same name at Schlafly Bottleworks, the Wizard of Oz at the Touhill, a meet-and-greet with your favorite Cardi... Read more

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Regardless of what St. Louis Post-Dispatch sports columnist Bernie Miklasz writes or says—as at the end of this column with the Post-Dispatch 's Bill McClellan —I do not think it is a done deal... Read more

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