Saturday, July 16, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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SNL: “A woman is a woman”: Trudy Busch Valentine under fire from Susan Sarandon, others regarding human biology

KCUR: Up to Date with guest host Brian Ellison: Vicky Hartzler on her voting record, China, 2nd Amendment, abortion, boys playing girls’ sports, more

St. Louis Public Radio: Testimony in Greitens custody case will now be through a private deposition

Missouri Independent: Judge orders Eric Greitens to give testimony in child custody case over lawyer’s objections

Columbia Missourian: Eric Greitens to give private deposition in custody case Wednesday See any Greitens signs in Kansas City?

The Missouri Times: 4th Congressional District candidates debate on immigration, Chinese relations and energy independence

Missouri Independent: Immigration, abortion take center stage in The Missouri Times-KMBC 4th Congressional District GOP debate

Missouri Independent: Rick Brattin criticized by 4th Congressional District rivals over official mail pieces

Joplin Globe: 7th Congressional District candidate survey: U.S. involvement in Ukraine (get around Joplin Globe paywall here)

P-D: Steve Roberts says he ‘briefly dated’ Cori Bush supporter who made antisemitic statements (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D: Former Dem state rep candidate Brad Bakker, who lost 2018 primary to Wiley Price, appointed to Zoo-Museum District Board; Rep. Raychel Proudie (D-Ferguson) reported alleged campaign finance violation to Missouri Ethics Commission on July 8 (get around stltoday paywall here) Kansas City Bier Station hypes abortion party weekend; Hipster hangout criticizes backlash from men

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis aldermen OK spending to support out-of-state abortions

St. Louis Public Radio: Gen. James McConville visits Fort Leonard Wood; Chief of staff says Army needs more recruits but won’t lower standards

KC Star: Three Percenters of Missouri militia group adopts portion of highway in Kansas City

JCNT: State increases funding for courtroom advocates for children (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

P-D: Going solar: General Motors, SSM Health and others buy into Ameren program (get around stltoday paywall here)

Des Moines Register, via SNL: Missouri resident infected by rare ‘brain-eating amoeba’ Naegleria fowleri dies; southern Iowa beach remains closed; DHSS issues statement

Joplin Globe: New virus variants lead to uptick in COVID-19 cases, health directors say (get around Joplin Globe paywall here)

St. Joseph News-Press editorial: Missourians should appreciate 988 suicide-prevention hotline (get around St. Joseph News-Press paywall here)

Columbia Missourian’s David Webber: An independent candidate for U.S. Senate offers hope for change – and you can help John Wood collect signatures to make the ballot

P-D’s Kurt Erickson: Governor ignores warnings from his own cabinet official, signs GOP bill that hurts the homeless (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: St. Louis City septuagenarian wants Schmitt investigated over China lawsuit (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Shrewsbury septuagenarian wants Schmitt, Greitens to shoot each other with blowtorch and rifle (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Mountain View man wishes Gov. Parson, Eric Schmitt were more like California’s political leaders (get around stltoday paywall here)

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