Saturday, March 5, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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KC Star: Truck convoy has only 3 big rigs passing through Kansas City, but receives huge support

P-D: Dave Schatz on Cori Bush vs. Steve Roberts Democratic congressional primary, GOP infighting, more

The Missouri Times: AIPAC to host Jefferson City reception celebrating American-Israeli relationship

SNL: Earth Day Festival in Springfield will host League of Women Voters, other progressive activists

JCNT: Revised figures set Missouri’s unemployment rate back 0.5 percent

Missouri Independent: Missouri educators’ pension system writes off value of Russian assets

Missourinet: 2022 STEM Day at the Missouri Capitol: Learning, fun, human interaction

KMIZ (Columbia): After school shooting in Kansas, Missouris Moms Demand Action activists pounce

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske: 92-year-old MoDOT manager has no plans for retirement; Shirley Norris, 92, manages projects worth millions of dollars

KSHB (Kansas City): COVID-19 omicron wave breaks in Missouri as cases plunge in February (link via

Joplin Globe editorial: Missouri right to dump Russian investments

St. Joseph News-Press editorial: The limits of a teacher pay hike

Missouri Independent’s Allison Kite: Missouri bill would weaken hazardous waste rules, put Missourians at risk

P-D letter: Webster Groves sexagenarian (67) calls Gov. Parson (66) an “aging cattle farmer,” questions governor’s Christianity

P-D letter: St. Peters septuagenarian who wrote letters to Bill Eigel unhappy with his responses, is considering not voting anymore

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