Sunday, February 12, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri GOP Lincoln Days attendees discuss Trump, Hawley

SNL: Lincoln Days recap: Latest chatter on statewide candidates, initiative petitions, boys playing girls’ sports, more

Springfield Daily Citizen: Campaigns, conservatives convene in Springfield for GOP’s annual Lincoln Days (get around Springfield Daily Citizen paywall here)

KSMU (Springfield): Greene County Clerk Shane Schoeller announces run for Missouri secretary of state

Washington Missourian: Ann Wagner’s congressional staff moves into office space previously used by Kenny Hulshof, Blaine Luetkemeyer

Columbia Missourian: As Super Bowl is played, Missouri still has no clear path for sports betting

Washington Missourian: Gov. Parson, Lt. Gov. Kehoe back Legion Post 218’s bid to bring tournament to Washington

JCNT editorial: State lawmakers should help their constituents understand and appreciate the judicial system (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

P-D editorial: Cellphone usage and driving don’t mix. It’s past time to outlaw it in Missouri. (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D op-ed: Washington University “social inequality” assistant professor: When it comes to teaching critical race theory, white students’ discomfort not more important than learning about minority victimhood (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: St. Louis City octogenarian says Post-Dispatch coverage of alleged bribes was unfair to Lacy Clay and Brandon Bosley (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star letter: St. Joseph octogenarian wants LGBTQIA* discussions in Missouri classrooms (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on AOL here)

SNL letters: Nixa septuagenarian suggests phone calls to Eric Burlison’s office might change congressman’s mind about 2nd Amendment and fiscal conservatism; St. Louis activist says GOP legislation on transgenders makes her cry, threatens to move out of Missouri John Combest: Stalking, Harassment, Internet Trolling: A Guide to Recovering and Rebuilding After Online Attacks – available in paperback and Amazon Kindle

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