HouseLogic Helps Homeowners Create Beautiful, Indestructible Bathrooms and Kitchens

WASHINGTON/ Feb. 26, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Homeowners expect their kitchens and bathrooms to withstand all kinds of abuse, while looking picture perfect. This month’s “The Indestructible Kitchen & Bathroom: A How-to Guide” spotlight from Houselogic.com, the comprehensive website for homeowners, buyers and sellers from the National Association of Realtors®, features four articles containing information, tips and … Continue reading HouseLogic Helps Homeowners Create Beautiful, Indestructible Bathrooms and Kitchens

Education agency investigates Michigan State over Nassar

WASHINGTON/February 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Education Department has opened an investigation into how Michigan State University handled allegations of sexual assault against Dr. Larry Nassar. Nassar was a campus sports doctor who has been sentenced to decades in prison for sexually assaulting gymnasts and other women and girls and for child pornography crimes. DeVos says … Continue reading Education agency investigates Michigan State over Nassar

Denver weighs Olympics bid years after withdrawing as host

DENVER /February 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — It promised ample snow and sunny weather on a normally bare, rocky peak easily accessible by “super highway,” thousands more hotel rooms than existed and a cross-country ski course that looked good on paper but would have cut through some people’s backyards. The airbrushed pitch worked, but after Denver … Continue reading Denver weighs Olympics bid years after withdrawing as host

Heather Locklear arrested for alleged domestic violence

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. /February 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Heather Locklear was arrested for investigation of domestic violence and fighting with sheriff’s deputies at her California home, authorities said Monday. Ventura County sheriff’s Capt. Garo Kuredjian said deputies responded to domestic disturbance around 10 p.m. Sunday in Thousand Oaks, west of Los Angeles. The victim of … Continue reading Heather Locklear arrested for alleged domestic violence

Preparis Becomes Cushman & Wakefield’s Preferred Life Safety Partner

ATLANTA/February 26, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Today, Preparis, a business continuity, life safety, and emergency notification software and services company, announced they are now a preferred vendor for Cushman & Wakefield’s Advantage Program. Cushman & Wakefield is a “leading global real estate services firm that helps clients transform the way people work, shop, and live.” As … Continue reading Preparis Becomes Cushman & Wakefield’s Preferred Life Safety Partner

Mercer ranked for first time in 38 years; UConn still No. 1

NEW YORK /February 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Mercer is back in the AP Top 25 for the first time in 38 years. The Bears, riding a 24-game winning streak, entered The Associated Press women’s basketball poll Monday at No. 24. It’s the first time the team has been in the poll since Dec. 9, 1980. … Continue reading Mercer ranked for first time in 38 years; UConn still No. 1

Liz Weston: When a tax refund is a lifeline, not a windfall

/February 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The typical advice about what people should do with their tax refunds — save for retirement! pay off debt! — ignores how little wiggle room many families have with their finances. Tax refunds averaged $2,895 last year, and were the largest single cash infusion received all year by 40 percent of … Continue reading Liz Weston: When a tax refund is a lifeline, not a windfall

2 lions from Mideast war zones reach South African refuge

LIONSROCK BIG CAT SANCTUARY, South Africa /February 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Two lions rescued from neglected zoos in war zones in Iraq and Syria arrived in South Africa on Monday to live at a sanctuary with other animals that survived harsh conditions in captivity elsewhere in the world. The male lions were transported in metal … Continue reading 2 lions from Mideast war zones reach South African refuge