Freeburg HS Alumni Want to Keep ‘Midgets’ Mascot

Authorities with the Freeburg School District say the name originated in the 1930s, and was meant as an honor for a scrappy basketball team that played well despite having very few players who were tall.


Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

St. Louis News Editors Spar Over Police Report Details Included in Article

Was Friday’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch story on former Missouri House Speaker John Diehl and a past affair with a Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon staffer newsworthy, and should it have included the name of a possible victim of sexual assault?


An easel stands in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace in London on July 22, 2013, to announce the birth of a baby  boy, at 4.24pm to Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, at St Mary's Hospital. Prince William's wife Kate on Monday gave birth to a baby boy who will one day be heir to the British throne, Kensington Palace said in a statement.  AFP PHOTO / JOHN STILLWELL/POOL        (Photo credit should read JOHN STILLWELL/AFP/Getty Images)

What’s In A Royal Name? Lots Of Tradition

Just ask the father, William Arthur Philip Louis. Or the grandfather, Charles Philip Arthur George. Or the great-grandmother, Elizabeth Alexandra Mary.


(Photo April 26 by Katie Pilgram/Saint Louis Zoo.)

Poll: St. Louis Zoo’s New Baby Elephant Needs a Name

An Asian elephant calf was born at the St. Louis Zoo on Friday night needs a name. Zoo officials are once again asking for your help.


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No Decision Yet On Name Change For Old Slave Road

Rosalie Madison-Bowman, told the commission that she approves of changing the name to honor her relative, Elijah Madison.


The Saint Louis Zoo has announced the birth of an Asian elephant by its mother, Rani the Zoo's 15-year-old Asian elephant,  in St. Louis on Friday, June 24, 2011. The baby appears healthy and is walking around.The elephant care staff has not yet confirmed the weight or height, because Rani is being very protective of her newborn. This is Rani's second baby and the third for Raja, the baby's father.   UPI/Saint Louis Zoo

Baby Elephant Needs a Name

Vote in the online poll now!


Artist's rendering of the new Mississippi River Bridge, set to open in 2014.

Will It Be The “Jerry F. Costello-William ‘Bill’ Clay Sr. Veterans Memorial Bridge”?

Extra long name for extra long bridge set to open in three years.



Generic Drugs: Better Than Brand Names?

Consumer Reports: generic prescription drugs can be cheaper, safer, & more effective.


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