Friday, November 12, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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KSGF (Springfield): Nick Reed Show: Mike Moon organizing Jefferson City rally against vaccine mandates Saturday, Nov. 20 at 10 a.m. at the Capitol (20:15)

The Missouri Times: Republican Andrew Jones launches challenge for CD 1 seat

The Missouri Times: Cindy Berne launches House bid in St. Charles County; Democrat lost to Adam Schwadron in 2020 by 541 votes, or less than 3%

Heartlander News: Fifth-generation Bates County farmer Dane Diehl is running for state representative in HD 126, Patricia Pike’s open seat

KBIA: Boston, Mass. oncologist: mortality for some patients was improved if they lived in a state with Medicaid expansion, and “delays in diagnosis and delays in care” require urgent treatment

Combest: 20 for 20, Part 4: Missouri media’s top victimhood angle for 1H 2022: Missouri expanded Medicaid in 2021, but experts are worried that it was too late.

KC Star: How a partially-covered license plate led to the DEA seizing $165K from Missouri pot shops

St. Louis Public Radio: Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft wants to get the word out regarding new state law on filing period for city council and school boards

P-D: New Chesterfield music production development eyes state legislation to bolster industry; Gov. Parson, Speaker-to-be Dean Plocher attend groundbreaking

The Missouri Times: Spire, Environmental Defense Fund cross swords on potential STL Pipeline shutdown

P-D: Natural Resources Defense Council attorney says Spire is “leaning into fearmongering”

P-D: Video: Highlights from Spire critics’ virtual press conference

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske: Why Spire is wrong to engage in fear-mongering about STL Pipeline

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske: SLU professor offers strategies for thwarting vaccine hesitancy; how the smart people who listen to public radio can “get through to more parents” who are not subjecting their kids to COVID vaccine

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis health officials worry misinformation is leading some to skip flu shots; People who question COVID vaccine are to blame

KC Star: Area doctors explain why parents should not worry about subjecting kids to COVID-19 vaccine

Joplin Globe: With pediatric COVID vaccine rollout, children, parents grateful for layer of protection

SE Missourian: More area pharmacies to offer pediatric COVID-19 vaccines

SNL: Missouri Department of Conservation stocks 80,000 rainbow trout in Missouri lakes

St. Louis Public Radio: Film promo: Movie advances spooky theories regarding 1950s-60s military experiments in St. Louis City slums

P-D editorial board’s “Up for Discussion” video series: Editorial Page Editor Tod Robberson and writer Kevin McDermott complain about “right-wing anthem” “God Bless the U.S.A.” by Lee Greenwood (3:00); complain about Gov. Parson’s plan to provide support to Missourians who decline vaccine (3:30); complain about Eric Schmitt’s efforts against vaccine mandates (4:40)

Joplin Globe editorial: Missouri deer hunters should participate in statewide voluntary chronic wasting disease sampling and testing

P-D’s Tony Messenger: Josh Hawley finds a new purpose, as the defender of manly men; Satirical tale with punchlines involving white zinfandel, 2022 GOP U.S. Senate primary, Courtland Sykes, ivermectin

SNL op-ed: U.S. Senate candidate Lucas Kunce, running against Scott Sifton (Missouri Senate 2013-2021): In 2013, Missouri’s treasonous Democratic lawmakers joined Republicans in letting foreign countries buy up Missouri farmland

P-D’s Kurt Erickson: With no solution in sight and Gov. Parson refusing to elevate teacher pay, Missouri turns to recruiting website

P-D letter: Ballwin man says Josh Hawley’s thoughts on masculinity make him “unfit for public office”

P-D letter: St. Louis man says Cori Bush and Donald Trump are both extremists

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