One of the most entertaining – and confounding – human relationships
is rivalry. That’s the situation in which people, teams, companies, countries,
and other assemblages compete for something, usually over time, and the
Sunday is the LI-st iteration of a national ritual: the
Super Bowl. The average fan in
attendance will have paid almost five thousand for a seat to watch Lady Gaga
take on the New England Patriots. The Atlanta Falcons will also be in
On Thursday, the Missouri Senate voted in favor of making
Missouri a so-called “Right to Work” state. The Missouri House has already done
the same. With a supportive governor to sign a compromise bill, Missouri could
Monday is the Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday. City offices
will be closed. City services will be time-shifted a day during the week. It is
also a federal and state holiday.But many St. Louisans will be busy.
Winter in St. Louis is as perplexing as the rest of our weather.
The same season can see single digit temps and 70 degree weather in February. Schools
will close and the anxious highway daffodils will pop up out of the ground.
The Naughty or Nice List.It's that time of year again. Each year we ask you to
evaluate a list of people, places, and proposals from the viewpoint of Santa
Claus, if Santa were a resident of the City of St. Louis.