Last Week's Most Popular Daily RFT Posts, June 22-28, 2009


If you missed any of the posts last week on Daily RFT, here are the top ten most-read posts:

Five of the Worst Pitches Recorded on Video
With the news that President Obama would throw out the first pitch at the All-Star game, we began wondering who had the worst first-pitches ever.

President Obama to Throw Out First Pitch at All-Star Game
You have to wonder if the president will wear his trademark White Sox cap?

Keith Olbermann Names Missouri Lawmaker "World's Worst Person"
St. Charles County Republican Rep. Cynthia Davis gets the dubious title.

Citygarden to Open July 1; Downtown Park Will Provide City a Permanent Facelift
The downtown sculpture park is going to be chock-full of intersting pieces and we had the scoop on its opening date.

Rep. Cynthia Davis Says She's Really Not the World Person in the World
Davis defends herself.

Twitter Co-Founder Visiting His Hometown of St. Louis This Weekend; Tweeting From Soulard, Botanical Garden
Jack Dorsey, co-founder of the micro-bloggin' service, was back in town for a wedding, and politely turning down a chance to visit with the mayor.

Board Okays Demolition of San Luis Apartments; Twitterers Report the News
The San Luis apartment building in the Central West End is going to be razed and replaced with a parking lot. And as has been the trend as of late, Twitter users are breaking news on the project via tweets.

Which Ed McMahon Will You Miss Most? "Here's Johnny," Ed? Publisher's Clearing House, Ed? Bankrupt, Ed?
The many sides of the late, great Ed McMahon.

14th Street and MLK Drive Named St. Louis' Most Unsafe Neighborhood
A new study shows this neighborhood is among the country's most violent. A sad reminder.

KDHX Management Weighs In on Fate of Station's Talk Shows
Survey sez: Listeners don't want to hear talk shows, says management of the community radio station. Later came word that talk shows would stay around another 90 days. We'll be watching -- and listening -- to see what happens.