Sunday, December 19, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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AP: Missouri Republicans, others weigh in on Greitens’ U.S. Senate campaign Claire McCaskill called out over spy Julian Assange hot mess

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske weekly preview: Monday, COVID hero Alex Garza tells tales of personal bravery from Army Reserve trip; Wednesday, learn why Wash U. co-founder William Greenleaf Eliot, who died in 1887, might have been a racist; Wednesday, listen to Los Angeles feminist promote her new book; Thursday, listen to three liberal attorneys on monthly “Legal Roundtable”

Kansas City Business Journal: Exclusive: Google buys more than 200 acres for possible data center development in the Northland (link via

SNL: It’s an ‘exciting time’ for Missouri State Parks following donation of 144-mile Rock Island Corridor

St. Louis Public Radio: Old rail path could bring millions in revenue to Missouri towns as trail

JCNT: Missouri Department of Corrections program transforming offenders into ministers

Washington Missourian: Regional China virus update

P-D editorial: Bill from Rep. Mary Elizabeth Coleman (R-Arnold) mimics Texas’ bounty hunter scheme to attack abortion rights

JCNT editorial: A milestone for Rock Island Trail

P-D Publisher Ian Caso: Post-Dispatch ditching website paywall for one week

P-D letter: Chesterfield octogenarian says Eric Schmitt makes him feel “appalled, disgusted and angered”

P-D letter: Rock Hill sexagenarian suggests Eric Schmitt’s wife and children should be ashamed of him

JCNT letter: Jefferson City septuagenarian praises MoDOT for doing less roadside mowing

P-D letter: Washington University School of Social Work student blames Kevin Strickland saga on “over-policing of Black, indigenous and people of color”

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