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Actor John Goodman (R) and daughter Molly Evangeline arrive at "The Artist" Special Screening during AFI FEST 2011 presented by Audi on November 8, 2011 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for AFI)

Missouri St. to Award Actor Goodman Honorary Degree

The St. Louis native and 1975 graduate of the school will receive an honorary doctorate of humanities at the spring commencement.

12/17/2012

Satellite image of Hurricane Sandy (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective Administration

The 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.

10/26/2012

Barack Obama campaigns in 2007 (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s 2007 Speech is Disturbingly Racist

While there’s nothing wrong with an African-American president speaking in a black dialect, there is something terribly wrong with him speaking in a black accent and cadence when undoubtedly inciting racism to a predominantly African-American audience.

10/05/2012

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Local Disaster Preparedness Specialist Eyes Isaac

“Most of them said, following Katrina, even if they didn’t want to leave or they did not leave, they’re going to go now,” JoAnne Langan said.

08/29/2012

A worker attaches plywood to the window of his shop ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac on August 27, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tropical Storm Isaac is expected to strengthen into at least a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall near Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To Party

As Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to “choose life” while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.

08/28/2012

Report: Saints GM Eavesdropped on Foes

04/24/2012

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Homeless in Joplin May End Up in FEMA Trailers

Some Joplin residents may move away permanently.

05/30/2011