Webster University economics professor Benjamin Ola Akande said compared to last year’s post-Thanksgiving sales, there was a slight increase this year.
Not only is St. Louis a great hot bed of interesting lectures, it’s a great source of lecture series chock full of diverse and thought-provoking speakers. Come on out and expand your point of view by attending a lecture or speaker series.
St. Louis police are searching for two men who robbed a handicapped man of his SUV and the wheels off of his wheelchair.
Charlie hosts a two-hour special on the Supreme Court ruling on health care reform. Guests included Dr. James Brasfield, Dr. Donald Palmisano, Dr. Christine Jacobs, Mo. Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder, Dr. Joel Goldstein and Thomas McAuliffe.
Charlie talks with Academy Award-Winning “Hoop Dreams” Filmmaker Steve James; with STL Alderwoman Jennifer Florida about downsizing the STL Board of Aldermen; and with U.S. Cong Todd Akin, who addresses criticisim by Pres. Obama of his comments about the student loan crisis.
The Texas Tech University chess team has been lured to Webster University with a promise of a more substantial financial investment.
Charlie talks with Dean Benjamin Akande of Webster Univ. about last night’s State of the Union, with STL Cardinals Broadcaster Mike Shannon and with Tom Appelbaum, one of the organizers of this Saturday’s Welcome Home Parade for the Post 9/11 Troops.
CNN’s Candy Crowley. Albert is leaving St. Louis. Toys for Tots campaign.
South Carolina woman used prison inmate info to get loans.
STL Cardinals President Bill DeWitt, III,announces the Like Mike
campaign…Peter Maer, CBS correspondent, discusses whether Pres. Obama was “disrespected” when asked by Speaker Boehner to move his speech date…Another face-off on Aerotropolis…and a Webster Univ. grad student sues over his dismissal from a Master’s degree program in family counseling after it was determined he “lacked empathy”.