U2 http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Morning headlines: Friday, July 15, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-july-15-2011 <p><strong>Record setting weekend expected at Busch Stadium Sunday</strong></p><p><a href="http://mlb.mlb.com/stl/ballpark/index.jsp">Busch Stadium </a>could set an attendance record this weekend, but the crowd won&#39;t be there for a St. Louis Cardinals game.&nbsp;A stadium-record 52,000 people are expected for the <a href="http://www.u2.com/">U2</a> concert scheduled for Sunday night. That will include fans with seats on the field. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 15 Jul 2011 14:29:10 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 1654 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Friday, July 15, 2011 MoDOT receives funding for a new Daniel Boone bridge http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/modot-receives-funding-new-daniel-boone-bridge <p>A replacement for the <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/suburban-journals/stcharles/news/article_c6f0d342-b1e6-560e-b804-3388d1f4bca7.html">oldest interstate bridge</a> in the St. Louis region has gotten the green light from the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission.</p><p>The Commission this morning approved $120 million for a new westbound Daniel Boone Bridge, which carries traffic on Highway 40 across the Missouri River. The westbound span was built in the 1930s and needs constant maintenance.</p> Wed, 13 Jul 2011 21:29:17 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 1641 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org MoDOT receives funding for a new Daniel Boone bridge Sod dug up at Busch in preparation for U2 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/sod-dug-busch-preparation-u2 <p>Less than 24 hours after the Cardinals completed <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/sports/baseball/professional/cardinal-beat/article_083c8ba0-ab02-11e0-8cc7-0019bb30f31a.html">a 4-2 win over Arizona</a>, the sod at Busch Stadium is dug up and gone.</p> Mon, 11 Jul 2011 15:02:29 +0000 The Associated Press 1612 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Sod dug up at Busch in preparation for U2