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COLUMN: Across the Pond

Dan Reardon lists his thoughts in his travels through Ireland about golf, food and life over the pond.

07/29/2015

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Smoking Now Banned at All Illinois Public Colleges

The only exception to the ban is if you’re in a car either driving or parked on campus.

07/01/2015

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New Study Shows American Adults Are Losing Obesity Battle

A new Washington University study finds American adults appear to be losing the battle of the bulge.

06/23/2015

CEO of U.S. Steel promises the smokestacks in Granite City, Illinois, will not go cold forever. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

UPDATE: Last-Minute Reprieve for Hundreds of Granite City Steelworkers

Bill before Congress seeks to block dumping of cheap steel and other foreign-made products into U.S. markets.

05/27/2015

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Red Cross: Harsh Winter Depleting Blood Donations

Endless snow, extreme cold, and widespread flu keeping donors at home.

02/26/2015

Fans cheer during the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers at CenturyLink Field on September 4, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks defeated the Packers 36-16. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Keidel: Nothing More American Than Autumn And Football

Football reduces us to our most private and primate impulses. We survive winter through the vicarious thrill we get from our favorite football teams.

09/05/2014

WACO, TX - OCTOBER 19: Bryce Petty #14 of the Baylor Bears drops back to throw a pass against the Iowa State Cyclones on October 19, 2013 at Floyd Casey Stadium in Waco, Texas. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Baylor’s Bryce Petty Keeps Bears In BCS Hunt

Baylor’s Bryce Petty is probably on the outside looking in on the Heisman Trophy, but a trip to New York for the ceremony is well within reach.

11/14/2013

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New Census Numbers Reveal Wide Disparity In Regional Education Levels

80% of Ladue residents have college degrees, compared to 6.7% in East Alton.

12/06/2012

11/13/12-Empty shelves inside a massive Red Cross shelter in north St. Louis. Tons of supplies have been sent east to help victims of Superstorm Sandy. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

St. Louis Red Cross Empties Out Massive Warehouse To Help Sandy Victims

46 trailer loads of blankets, cots & other supplies sent to disaster zone from St. Louis.

11/13/2012

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American Patriot Brewer Runs Into Resistance From Bigger Rivals

Month-old beer often shoved off onto out-of-the-way store shelves.

09/11/2012

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