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February 15, 2001 | STEPHANIE SIMON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
He's a cheeky little fellow with goofy eyes and a decidedly saucy way of summing up the world. He sticks his nose into everything. He's fond of very bad puns. And folks here are just gaga over him. The Weatherbird, a cartoon figure with a penchant for sass, celebrated his 100th birthday this week, making him the longest-running daily cartoon in American journalism. He's anchored the front page of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch since Feb. 11, 1901.
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February 15, 2001 | STEPHANIE SIMON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
He's a cheeky little fellow with goofy eyes and a decidedly saucy way of summing up the world. He sticks his nose into everything. He's fond of very bad puns. And folks here are just gaga over him. The Weatherbird, a cartoon figure with a penchant for sass, celebrated his 100th birthday this week, making him the longest-running daily cartoon in American journalism. He's anchored the front page of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch since Feb. 11, 1901.
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March 29, 1989 | THOMAS B. ROSENSTIEL, Times Staff Writer
In an era when two-newspaper towns are mostly a memory, Ingersoll Publications said Tuesday that it intends to start a new daily newspaper in St. Louis in September to compete with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Ingersoll, a privately owned company that has grown mostly by buying small-town papers with high-yield "junk bond" financing from Drexel Burnham Lambert, said the proposed tabloid will publish morning editions seven days a week. Ingersoll said the paper, to be called the St.
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March 29, 1989 | THOMAS B. ROSENSTIEL, Times Staff Writer
In an era when two-newspaper towns are mostly a memory, Ingersoll Publications said Tuesday that it intends to start a new daily newspaper in St. Louis in September to compete with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Ingersoll, a privately owned company that has grown mostly by buying small-town papers with high-yield "junk bond" financing from Drexel Burnham Lambert, said the proposed tabloid will publish morning editions seven days a week. Ingersoll said the paper, to be called the St.
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