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It's hard to believe there still exists a place with little or no cell signal but we've landed in that place. All around are scores of those big wind farm windmills but not a cell tower in sight. So it's... Continue reading
Posted 16 hours ago at respublica
Up to northern Lake Michigan. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at respublica
This has to be one of the prime examples of how this country is losing its way. A Writer at Slate.com posted a long personal psychoanalysis of how troubled he is as a male feminist that he loves the male... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at respublica
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We have a truly outstanding photographer on staff here at the seminary, Mark Polege, and he recently took a photo from a unique angle which I just love. At the east end of the main quad we have a large... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at respublica
Ever curious about how Whole Foods goes about choosing where to open one of their grocery stores? Washingtonian Magazine gives you the Whole Story. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at respublica
The Washington DC housing market has seen a huge decline in available homes for sale because the demand is great. buyers are snapping up properties in shorter and shorter periods of time, reducing the number of available homes. And, Real... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at respublica
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Looked out our living room window this morning toward the backyard and there was a hawk on top of a power pole. He or she is looking around for breakfast and my fear is the look is focused straight down... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at respublica
Got the vaccine! We're good to go.
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on A doggy problem at respublica
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Pam, we were perilously close to asking you.
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Mary, we got the shot at Millis animal group on Big Bend at Dale Ave. The first thing they said when I asked about the shot was, "Kennelwood, right?"
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Early in the spring there were many news stories warning of outbreaks of canine influenza. None of these cases were in Missouri or the southern Illinois area but it got many dog owners and boarding kennels to worrying enough to... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at respublica
Then what's the point of all these interstates then if you have to get off, travel through surface streets.
Toggle Commented Jul 20, 2015 on Traveling around St. Louis at respublica
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from Y98 traffic reporter, Lance Hildebrand this morning A 270 at 64 wreck A mattress on 64 westbound at St. Clair Square, that makes year to date total on highways, Mattresses 78 Ladders 72 Eastbound 270 at Lilac a crash Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at respublica
All the rain we had this summer has brought an influx of bug populations. Mosquitoes are especially fierce and numerous as are spiders, big flies and ants. What to do what to do. St. Louis Magazine has some advice: Mosquitos:... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at respublica
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There are all kinds of new road construction projects beginning today and in the very near future, most of which will have some major impact on traffic. The Poplar work is finished (I hope, hurray) but today IDOT jumps in... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at respublica
If dealing with raccoons around here isn't enough, there's an even weirder story out of Baltimore. A raccoon was thrown from a silver sedan in east Baltimore on Wednesday. Animal control officials picked up the animal and checked it for... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2015 at respublica
China recently opened the longest and highest glass bottomed pedestrian bridge. It spans a canyon 380 meters long and 300 meters up in the Zhangjiajie National Park. That converts to 1246.72 feet by 984.282 feet. It will be officially opened... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2015 at respublica
Yep to the last point, but really, I don't think Collinsville is a bad place, things have improved a lot.
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The other night, Wednesday the best weather night of the week, we hosted the president of Concordia Publishing House for a climb to the roof of Luther Tower and some appetizers and conversation down below at the end. Three quarters... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2015 at respublica
Well, this is rather insulting to ten cities. The article is sub-titled: "We used science and data to determine which places in the Prairie State are the real pits." Here is the data used to determine the worst ten out... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2015 at respublica
Frank, it was pretty surreal for sure.
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Really?
Toggle Commented Jul 16, 2015 on The original seminary log cabin at respublica
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The 100 most populated cities were measured for how good or bad it is to drive in those places according to Costs, Traffic and Road Conditions, Safety, and Driver and car wellness. St Louis came in 58th, in the second... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2015 at respublica
Frank, I've followed it as everyone has, but it just stunned the heck out of me from beginning to end. I don't even know what to make of how badly torn relationships are now. It was painful to observe.
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Pluto made news yesterday after the New Horizon spacecraft got closer to this planet than ever before and the photos were quite stunning. John D Cook, a mathematician out of Houston shared a photo showing 3 views of Pluto taken... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2015 at respublica