St. Louis-based Express Scripts Holding Company will lose its major
client, Anthem, by the end of 2019. Express had offered $1 billion
annually to extend its contract with Anthem.
BREAKING NEWS! Her Majesty’s favorite sip is Dubonnet, the wine-based
apertiff with 15 percent alcohol.
Kerry Turman, bassist with The Temptations, has died at 59 in Cape Girardeau.
University of Missouri Med School is in danger of losing its accreditation next year due to so few minority students and faculty.
Students of St. Thomas University of Montrose are protesting the choice of Cardinal Tim Dolan to speak at the May commencement ceremony for the university to re-consider.
Double grad of University of MIssouri School of Journalism Alee Quick named digital editor of the Southern Illinoisan.
At the Chase Club in the hotel, there was manager Henry “Hack” Ulrich. Hack enjoyed regaling guests with a reminiscence of Frank Sinatra’s no-show for his engagement. It seemed that Sinatra cancelled the morning following a spat with his gf Ava Gardner, who beat him with a shoe. Upon hearing that, Hack phoned Morris Shenker, who in turn, called his client Jimmy Hoffa. After a conversation with Hoffa, Sinatra agreed to return to complete the engagement, which he did.
The original Tony’s on Broadway was where you could count on gingham tablecloths and chianti wine bottles. Nearby was Al Barone’s Al’s steakhouse. At the Rahtskellar in the original Lenox Hotel on Washington Avenue, steaks were prepared before your eyes. Also, owner Gordon Heiss created the Mayfair salad dressing – still in use today. Port St. Louis (seafood house) in Clayton was where servers vowed that they were to employ used seafood shells over and over.
AH, MEMORIES of other dineries that would make present eateries pale in comparison. Such was Ruggeri’s on the Hill where organist Stan Kann entertained; Kotabuki, Myron Levy’s outpost on Gaslight Square that purveyed Japanese specialities he learned while serving in Jimmy Doolittle’s Flying Tigers in World War II; Teutenberg’s marvelous bakery goods and sandwiches; Fio’s La Forquette at West County Mall; Minna Evans’ Gold Fried Chicken Loaf; Mrs. Yoest’s Hitching Post and Sam Zwibleman’s Sam the Watermelon Man.
supporting Trinity Lutheran.
APPARENTLY IMPERVIOUS TO HISTORY, on the 25th anniversary of the infamous Rodney King riots in Los Angeles, Donald Trump’s attorney general Jeff Sessions seeks to roll back many Justice Department consent decrees with troubled police departments. Sessions, meanwhile admits he hasn’t read the agreement between the DOJ and Ferguson police.