Friday, August 13, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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The Missouri Times: Long embarks on ‘Billy Bus’ barnstorm across Missouri

P-D: Flee to safety: St. Charles County sees 12% population boom over 10 years; St. Louis City loses 6% of residents

SE Missourian: Jackson fuels 8% growth in Cape County’s population

SNL: Data dump: See how Missouri’s population has changed; Meaningful statistical data, plus “USA Today diversity index” ratings

The Missouri Times: Capitol Briefs: Redistricting commissions set stage for work on legislative maps

Missourinet: Trial delayed for Rep. Tricia Derges (R-Nixa), accused of selling fake stem cell treatments

Missouri Independent: Trial of GOP lawmaker accused of selling fake stem cell treatment delayed until 2022

The Missouri Times: AG Eric Schmitt slams vaccine mandates

KC Star: What southwest Missouri residents told CDC-aided researchers about vaccine hesitancy; Missouri’s black population leads whites, Asians, Latinos in declining vaccine

KC Star: KC mayor says mask mandates could extend into late September

Missouri Independent: State, regional China virus update

SNL: State, regional China virus update

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske: Nurses promote vaccines, complain about rigors of their job, want vaccinated people to wear masks

SE Missourian: Vaccine promotion event features nurse testimonials; Nurse explains that her parents got vaccinated and still got “pretty minor” COVID

SE Missourian editorial: Veterans should consider VA health care

P-D op-ed: Ladue native and current University of Chicago coed supports Cori Bush’s reparations bill

St. Joseph News-Press’ Matt Hoffman: Rep. Dean Van Schoaick (R-Savannah) lying about COVID vaccines

P-D letter: Ladue man says he’s considering moving business out of St. Louis City, in part due to Cori Bush’s “defund the police” campaign

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