Tuesday, August 10, 2021 – Missouri Bicentennial Day – Missouri political news headlines

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The Missouri Times: Ed Emery services to be held this week

The Missouri Times: Holly Rehder’s Resiliency: Why the freshman senator feels called to empower others: Transparent discussion of being a teen mom, family struggles with addiction, standing up for domestic abuse survivors, more

KCMO (Kansas City): Pete Mundo Show: Sen. Josh Hawley on eviction moratorium, “woke politics” infrastructure bill (3:30), Love America Act to fight hate and racism (5:40), approach to endorsing in GOP U.S. Senate primary (7:55)

P-D’s Jack Suntrup: Patient health questionnaire series: Which 2022 GOP U.S. Senate candidates have received the COVID vaccine?

P-D: Photo gallery: U.S. Rep. Cori Bush (D-St. Louis City), Rep. Rasheen Aldridge (D-St. Louis City) mug for selfies at site where Michael Brown attacked Officer Darren Wilson

Instagram video clip: 2009: Gary Nodler engages in good-natured ribbing with reporters, including 24-year-old Jason Rosenbaum and the late News-Tribune reporter Bob Watson

St. Louis Public Radio: Politically Speaking: Sen. Greg Razer (D-Kansas City) talks with Jason Rosenbaum about redistricting Emanuel Cleaver’s seat, Medicaid expansion funding, COVID vaccines and employer mandates, more

SNL’s Galen Bacharier: Scott Fitzpatrick, David Gregory seek GOP nod in auditor primary; Fitzpatrick defeated “Vicky [sic] Englund” by 31 points in 2020

The Missouri Times: Jean Evans now leading Missouri Federation for Children

JCNT: Capitol, Supreme Court open their doors for Missouri Bicentennial tours

The Missouri Times: Missouri officials dedicate Bicentennial Bridge

JCNT: DeLong honored during Bicentennial Bridge dedication

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske preview: On Missourians’ day to celebrate the state’s bicentennial, let’s focus on Missouri’s role in slavery

KC Star: Two more lawsuits allege physical and sexual abuse against Agape Boarding School

Missouri Independent: Missouri seeks to boost prizes in local vaccine incentive program

KC Star: Missouri to draw first COVID-19 vaccine prize winners Friday

SE Missourian: Cape capacity: Southeast Hospital, Saint Francis Medical Center welcoming COVID patients “from as far away as 11 hours travel time,” have enough capacity to handle more cases

The Missouri Times op-ed: Sen. Mike Moon (R-Ash Grove): We need true conservatives in Congress

Missouri Independent op-ed: Jeff Smith: Some of my biggest mistakes – and lessons learned – in politics; Fundraising asks against Rusty Carnahan, LGBTQIA* twink-teasing, prima donna “rock star” candidates, rat fink “best friends” snitching you out to the feds, more

Columbia Missourian’s Ken Midkiff: Mocking the 2022 GOP U.S. Senate primary field

P-D op-ed: Washington University’s Sienna Ruiz and Akilah Collins-Anderson: Missouri lawmakers, Rockwood parents should stop opposing Critical Race Theory

Missouri Independent op-ed: Missouri Information Corps’ Colleen Wouters: Ameren, Missouri DNR need to do more to protect Missourians from coal ash ponds

P-D letter: Frontenac septuagenarian mocks Ann Wagner’s re-election announcement, criticizes her support for Donald Trump

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