Sunday, October 10, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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KRES/KWIX: Gov. Parson Orders Linn County flags at half staff for WWII Navy Sailor George Merton Gooch

St. Joseph News-Press: Northwest Democrat Days draws more than a dozen people

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske preview: 1st black transgender to run for Missouri House leaves race, shares why

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske: People who choose to live in nice areas experience biodiversity privilege; Wash U. bug researcher: “It’s not something we should be proud of here;” “Luxury effect’ explains why racism enables West St. Louis County residents to enjoy plant-destroying/car-denting nuisance deer Black Panther Party declares racial ‘crisis’ in Kansas City schools

JCNT: Missouri’s state workers keeping pace with national, private sector’s spending on benefits Federally-funded “No MO Meth” campaign begins, targets Joplin area

KC Star: Wind power series: Wind power grows in Missouri

Brownfield Ag News: Missouri Department of Agriculture announces funding grants for the processing of industry hemp fiber; Legislature appropriated $700k

St. Joseph News-Press: Backlog of sexual assault kits starts to clear

Delta Dunklin Democrat: MoDOT to replace five New Madrid County bridges

JCNT: Missouri Hospital Association looks at lessons learned so far during pandemic; Comments from MHA’s Jackie Gatz, Dave Dillon, others

Washington Missourian editorial: Public demolition of video gambling machines sends a message

P-D editorial: Public record and media reports need correcting after Faisal Khan’s ‘hate crime’ fakery

P-D’s Tony Messenger: Broken immigration system leaves Missouri family separated from their son

SNL op-ed: Missouri Alliance of Professional Bail Bond Agents President Larry Newman: Restore accountability to Missouri criminal justice system, and stop letting deadly defendants off scot-free

P-D letter: Webster Groves man says he was no fan of Todd Akin, but thinks Post-Dispatch was wrong for disrespectful posthumous headline

P-D letter: Maryland Heights septuagenarian says Ernest Lee Johnson execution shows Gov. Parson is not truly ‘pro-life’

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