Saturday, October 23, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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The Missouri Times’ Scott Faughn: Congressional Races Tipsheet: October 2021: Kalena Bruce vs. Taylor Burks vs. Sara Walsh; Sam Alexander vs. Eric Burlison vs. Mike Moon vs. Jay Wasson; Trish Gunby vs. others in Dem primary for Ann Wagner’s seat

SNL’s Andrew Sullender: Ann Coulter speaks at Missouri State, tackles ‘woke’ culture, voting, government spending, Black Lives Matter; Coulter hoping for “Trumpism without Trump”; Shane Schoeller, Mike Moon attend event

SNL, September 2021: Mini-profile video: Meet Andrew Sullender (1:30 mark)

KC Star: Newspaper to file public records request seeking details on cost of Schmitt’s trip to Texas

KC Star: Newspaper “launching a new fall fundraising campaign” to raise money for gun-control advocacy series; “You can help us put more eyes on issues that need more attention and give a boost to our clear-headed watchdog approach

Monday: The Missouri Times: 20 for 20, Part 1: “You may be surprised how affordable it can be to lock in a 24- or 36-month lease on young reporters to generate content for your company or industry‚Äôs cause.” Kansas City Star begging for money to report gun crime

Columbia Missourian: Democratic U.S. Senate candidate serenades Muleskinners with ballad “Paving the Way” at weekly meeting; Gena Ross will join other diversity candidates on primary ballot versus Lucas Kunce and Scott Sifton

The Missouri Times: Palm Strategic’s Jonathan Ratliff recognized by national political consulting group

The Missouri Times: Donald Trump Jr. to headline Bill Eigel event, fundraiser

The Missouri Times: Missouri Soybean CEO Gary Wheeler to receive national FFA award

P-D: Cristian Stevens, top aide to Missouri attorney general, picked for appeals court post

SNL: Planned Parenthood’s Springfield, Joplin clinics to rejoin federal grant program after Trump rule reversed

The Missouri Times: Missouri Department of Natural Resources grants Hannibal $750K cold snap utility loan

P-D: Ameren is mining Bitcoin – and controversy – near one of its coal-fired power plants

KC Star: Missouri public health department announces new guidance on COVID-19 boosters

SNL: CoxHealth closes largest COVID-19 ICU as cases decline in Greene County

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis doctors cautiously optimistic as fewer COVID-19 patients fill up hospitals; hospital emergency room director “worried” about holidays

The Missouri Times: Mercy Health St. Louis, Swope Health Services awarded federal telehealth funds

Missouri Independent: Funds now available for Missouri nonprofits working to deter crime

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske: Sociology professor/associate director of “Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Equity” at Wash U. says “mass incarceration” of criminals is unfair to blacks

P-D’s Aisha Sultan: Missouri abortions before Roe vs. Wade: Area geriatrics wax nostalgic about snuffing out what would have been their firstborns

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