• By Stl Today   -   Apr 19, 2019

    KANSAS' SILVIO DE SOUSA DECLARES FOR NBA DRAFT, HOPES TO RETURN TO JAYHAWKS PENDING APPEAL

    LAWRENCE, Kan. - University of Kansas men's basketball forward Silvio De Sousa will declare for the 2019 NBA draft but wants to return...

  • Minnesota basketball star Matthew Hurt chooses Duke By Stl Today   -   Apr 19, 2019

    MINNESOTA BASKETBALL STAR MATTHEW HURT CHOOSES DUKE

    MINNEAPOLIS - Matthew Hurt is headed to Duke this fall. Hurt, a 6-9 McDonald's All-American coveted by the nation's blue-blood basketball...

  • Kentucky freshman forward EJ Montgomery to explore his NBA draft prospects By Stl Today   -   Apr 19, 2019

    KENTUCKY FRESHMAN FORWARD EJ MONTGOMERY TO EXPLORE HIS NBA DRAFT PROSPECTS

    Kentucky freshman forward EJ Montgomery announced Friday morning that he plans to test the NBA waters by entering his name for the...

  • Twins-Orioles game rained out in Baltimore By Stl Today   -   Apr 19, 2019

    TWINS-ORIOLES GAME RAINED OUT IN BALTIMORE

    BALTIMORE - The Twins' 2019 schedule was front-loaded with off days, just in case there were weather problems. Now that those off days...

  • By Stl Today   -   Apr 19, 2019

    INDIANS-BRAVES GAME POSTPONED; TRADITIONAL DOUBLEHEADER PLANNED FOR SATURDAY

    Mother Nature usually wreaks some havoc with the Indians schedule in April. And, she has decided there won't be baseball on Friday...

  • By Stl Today   -   Apr 19, 2019

    CAN ARTISANAL WEED COMPETE WITH 'BIG MARIJUANA'?

    About two-thirds of Americans now live in states where marijuana is legal for medicinal or recreational purposes, leading some to worry...

    Industry, Legal, Industries
  • By Stl Today   -   Apr 19, 2019

    MARYLAND IS SET TO BECOME THE FIRST STATE TO GO FOAM-FREE. WHAT WILL IT COST?

    About 115,000 polystyrene foam cups and carry-out containers washed down Baltimore's Jones Falls last year - but that's only an estimate,...

  • SpaceX supply mission to International Space Station delayed By Stl Today   -   Apr 19, 2019

    SPACEX SUPPLY MISSION TO INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION DELAYED

    The launch date for a SpaceX mission to carry cargo to the International Space Station has been pushed back. A Falcon 9 rocket plans...

  • Consumer Confidential: CFPB head, charged with protecting consumers, says people need 'to help themselves' By Stl Today   -   Apr 19, 2019

    CONSUMER CONFIDENTIAL: CFPB HEAD, CHARGED WITH PROTECTING CONSUMERS, SAYS PEOPLE NEED 'TO HELP THEMSELVES'

    After becoming head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - a job for which she had little if any relevant experience - Kathleen...

    Jobs, Job
  • Econometer: Should Netflix be worried about Disney+? By Stl Today   -   Apr 19, 2019

    ECONOMETER: SHOULD NETFLIX BE WORRIED ABOUT DISNEY+?

    The Walt Disney Co. is betting big on streaming with its new Disney+ service featuring new movies, as well as new spinoff TV shows...

    Industry, Services, Franchises, Service, Franchise, Industries
  • JetBlue's low-cost London flights could put pressure on Delta, American and United By Stl Today   -   Apr 19, 2019

    JETBLUE'S LOW-COST LONDON FLIGHTS COULD PUT PRESSURE ON DELTA, AMERICAN AND UNITED

    The hugely popular air routes between the U.S. and Europe are dominated by the biggest U.S. airlines, which partner with international...

    World, Europe, Travel, London, Travels
  • By Stl Today   -   Apr 19, 2019

    CAFE X COO TALKS 'THE RIGHT MOMENT' FOR ROBOT BARISTAS

    As chief operating officer of a company that makes robot baristas, Cynthia Yeung is well aware that some people may view her as the...

    Rights, Right, Companies, Jobs, Company, Job
  • Once-counterculture 420 marijuana holiday goes mainstream By Stl Today   -   Apr 19, 2019

    ONCE-COUNTERCULTURE 420 MARIJUANA HOLIDAY GOES MAINSTREAM

    LOS ANGELES - Potheads have for decades celebrated their love of marijuana on April 20, but the once counter-culture celebration that...

  • By Stl Today   -   Apr 19, 2019

    RENTER BOOM: APARTMENTS FILLING UP FASTER IN SEATTLE AREA THAN ANYWHERE IN THE US

    The Seattle area is filling up new apartments faster than any region in the country, suggesting demand for housing is starting to catch...

    Region, Construction, House, Housing
  • The once fast-rising studio behind 'Hunger Games' is looking to rebound after a string of box office flops By Stl Today   -   Apr 19, 2019

    THE ONCE FAST-RISING STUDIO BEHIND 'HUNGER GAMES' IS LOOKING TO REBOUND AFTER A STRING OF BOX OFFICE FLOPS

    Joe Drake, the chairman of Lionsgate's motion picture group, stepped onto the Colosseum stage at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas to pitch...

    Company, Companies
  • By Stl Today   -   Apr 19, 2019

    WITH IPO ON THE WAY, UBER SCORES $1B INVESTMENT FOR SELF-DRIVING GROUP

    Unlike many companies that are in the run-up to going public, Uber is not staying quiet. Late Thursday, the ride-hailing giant announced...

    Technology, Technologies, Investment, Investments, Companies, Company, Invest
  • Sears hoping DieHard can power sales of everything from garden tools to camping gear By Stl Today   -   Apr 19, 2019

    SEARS HOPING DIEHARD CAN POWER SALES OF EVERYTHING FROM GARDEN TOOLS TO CAMPING GEAR

    Sears has boasted its DieHard batteries can start a car after being baked in an oven, frozen in ice, shot with a rifle or stranded...

    Sale
  • By Stl Today   -   Apr 19, 2019

    ILLINOIS LAW STREAMLINES ZONING PROCESS FOR WIND FARMS

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Gov. J.B. Pritzker predicts growth in wind-energy development after signing a law streamlining zoning rules.

    Energies, Energy
  • In a bind, Musk hopes autonomous Tesla taxis will drive a new, positive narrative By Stl Today   -   Apr 19, 2019

    IN A BIND, MUSK HOPES AUTONOMOUS TESLA TAXIS WILL DRIVE A NEW, POSITIVE NARRATIVE

    Elon Musk is in a bind - perhaps the tightest bind of his business career. Demand for Tesla cars appears to have stalled. Stores are...

    Company, Business, Career, Careers, Companies
  • By Stl Today   -   Apr 19, 2019

    POT STOCKS ARE SOARING AND THE CANNABIS INDUSTRY IS POISED FOR 'TONS OF GROWTH'

    For decades, though nobody was really sure why, April 20 has been the unofficial holiday for marijuana users and a joke by and about...

    Moving, Industry, Industries