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From May, 2010 to May 2011 the leading box office winners in pre-tax revenue were: U2 who took home $195 million and $700 million from the international tour; Elton John brought to his table $100 million; Lady Gaga earned $90 million and Michael Buble scored with $70 million. . .It’s now necessary to send a “get well” card to Rick Desloge, the Business Journal scribe and KMOX broadcaster, who is ailing and undergoing treatment at Siteman Cancer Center. . Rose and Paul Gabrielle, who once owned Augustino’s in Chesterfield Valley, are interested in buying the shuttered Mihalis Chophouse & Bar on McCausland. . . The Missouri Press Association has commissioned a documentary film about the dedicated work of The Joplin Globe’s staff covering the May 22 tornado and aftermath.  One-third of the paper’s staff lost their homes and its page designer was killed.  Still, the staff continues to toil as the one-month anniversary looms.  The inspirational story of community journalism serving a community was green-lighted by the Missouri Press Association board, led by exec director Doug Crews. It is co-produced by Scott Charton, retired Associated Press roving correspondent now running Charton Communications in Columbia and Beth Pike and Steve Hudnell of Orr Street Studios in Columbia.


Surrounded by lounge lizards at Annie Gunn’s Tuesday night, Bob O’Loughlin of Lodging Hospitality Management said that the award-winning Tony’s restaurant will be moving into his under-contruction makeover of the Cheshire Inn & Lodge in 2012. “It’s perfect timing, because that’s when the project will be completed,” said O’Loughlin.  He added, “Tony’s lease (in the Equitable Building) will be up then.  It’s the same time as U2 will be at the stadium (in July).”  He also mentioned that Bono will be stopping off at the Four Seasons during the engagement.

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