SEATTLE (AP)(STL.News) — On a recent snowshoeing trip on Mount Rainier, Nancy Spears brought along her cellphone but was happy not to have coverage: It gave her time to connect with her snowy surroundings rather than her social media accounts. Spotty or no cellular service has been the norm at the nation’s fifth oldest park … Continue reading Cell service at Rainier: Do you want to hear me now?
‘Rogue One’ tops holiday weekend box office LOS ANGELES (AP)(STL.News) — “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” continues to soar at the box office, adding $96.1 million in ticket sales and beating a spate of new releases to remain No. 1 over the holiday weekend. The animated animal tale “Sing” won the battle for second … Continue reading ‘Rogue One’ tops holiday weekend box office with $96.1M
‘Star Wars’ actress Carrie Fisher dies at 60 LOS ANGELES (AP)(STL.News) — Carrie Fisher, a daughter of Hollywood royalty who gained pop-culture fame as Princess Leia in the original “Star Wars” and turned her struggles with addiction and mental illness into wickedly funny books, a hit film and a one-woman stage show, died Tuesday after … Continue reading ‘Star Wars’ actress and author Carrie Fisher dies at 60
Ringing In Another Year KC Style – Bootleggin’ BBQ & Catering St. Louis, MO/December 28, 2016/2:15 am (STLRestaurant.News) Bootleggin’ BBQ & Cateing – Kansas City style barbecue may seem like an odd choice for a St. Louis restaurant, but then Bootleggin’ BBQ at 1933 Washington Ave. in St. Louis’ Downtown West neighborhood seems to have … Continue reading Bootleggin’ BBQ & Catering
‘horrors of war’ at Peal Harbor PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP)(STL.News) — The leaders of Japan and the United States sought to remind the world that even the most bitter enemies can become allies, during a historic pilgrimage to the hallowed waters of Pearl Harbor. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe did not apologize, but conceded Japan “must … Continue reading Obama, Japan’s Abe decry ‘horrors of war’ at Pearl Harbor
Trump expands inner circle WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP)(STL.News) — President-elect Donald Trump tapped an experienced hand from the George W. Bush era and a longtime Trump Organization official to become members of his inner circle when he assumes office next month. Thomas Bossert will become an assistant to the president for homeland security and … Continue reading Trump expands inner circle with new security official, envoy
Global shares mixed TOKYO (AP)(STL.News) — Shares meandered in quiet trading Wednesday after the Dow Jones industrial average inched closer to 20,000 and the Nasdaq Composite rose to a record high. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX was flat at 11,472.09 and the CAC 40 of France edged 0.1 percent higher to 4,850.98. The FTSE 100 gained … Continue reading Global shares mixed after Nasdaq hits record high
101 Beers and Great Fun on Tap at Nick’s Pub St. Louis, MO/December 27, 2016 (STLRestaurant.News) – There are literally thousands of places to celebrate the New Year in St. Louis this year. Some will seek out a glitzy party with bright lights, expensive food and fizzy drinks. Others will settle for frozen pizza and … Continue reading Ring in The New Year at Nick’s Pub