Monday, August 30, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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This Week in Missouri Politics: Sen. Caleb Rowden (R-Columbia) on Afghanistan, Critical Race Theory in Missouri schools, potential congressional bid, vaccine mandates, college athlete likeness legislation; Panel of Rep. Rudy Veit (R-Wardsville), GOP consultant James Harris, Tightline Public Affairs’ Jack Cardetti, and aspiring House superminority member Jess Piper on businesses’ vaccine requirements, masks in schools, charter school funding Kansas City highway protest against President Biden Woke white people march for justice on Kansas City east side

Columbia Missourian: Photo gallery: Topless protesters advocate for women’s rights: TRIGGER WARNING FOR WEAK STOMACHS: androgynous shorthair with bacne creates protest sign; overweight Caucasoid wearing do-rag and medieval garb carries “feminist flag”; man calling himself “Bear” wears bra to “show solidarity”

SE Missourian: 1996 nostalgia: Remembering the 25th anniversary of the Clinton-Gore rally in Cape; Cape Girardeau County Democratic Central Committee septuagenarian reminisces on era in which Democrats were relevant in Cape

johncombest_com on Instagram: Photo: Missouri House minority members Vicky Hartzler, Charlie Shields not impressed (1996 HRCC newsletter)

Washington Missourian: Jay Ashcroft visits Union library, awards grant

KRES/KWIX (Moberly): Missouri State Highway Patrol introduces new mobile app to promote safety

Missouri Independent: State, regional China virus update

JCNT: Updated numbers: COVID in Missouri correctional centers

St. Joseph News-Press editorial: Missouri’s ominibus crime bill legislation gives counties sticker shock

P-D’s David Nicklaus: If generous benefits were the problem, Missouri should have a hiring boom. It doesn’t.

P-D’s Tony Messenger: Older foster care children in Missouri struggle to access federal pandemic aid

P-D letter: Oakville octogenarian thinks laws to ban mask mandates are unconstitutional

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