Sunday, August 13, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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St. Joseph News-Press: Local couple pleads in Jan. 6 riot case; St. Joseph residents guilty of “walk(ing) with a crowd down a corridor” and “taking several photographs”

KC Star: Missouri couple who entered Capitol through broken window plead guilty in Jan. 6 case

St. Louis Public Radio, via KCUR: A fire station is the first place in Missouri to get a ‘baby box’ where moms can surrender newborns; Comments from Rep. Jim Murphy (R-St. Louis County); Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe attends event

KC Star’s Kacen Bayless: Missouri ballot measure could lead to tax break for child care providers; comments from pro-life icon Sam Lee, Sen. Travis Fitzwater (R-Holts Summit),”Rep. Sarah Unsicker, a Shrewbury [sic] Democrat”, others (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here) (link via Sam Lee on Twitter)

johncombest_com on Instagram: Reel: KC Star’s remix of “The Taming of the Shrew” featuring incoming Attorney General Sarah Unsicker

Fox 2 (St. Louis): ‘Time of use’ rates could mean higher electricity bills for millions in Missouri

Columbia Missourian: At least 1,600 apply for first round of cannabis microbusiness licenses

Columbia Missourian: MU study finds that ‘death awareness’ may prevent texting while driving behavior

St. Louis Public Radio intern Lilley Halloran: Four Women, Infants and Children (WIC) offices in Missouri to promote black breastfeeding; taxpayer money will help remedy “systemic barriers” including “language diversity and transportation deserts”

P-D editorial: ‘No Labels’ is the right idea at the wrong time (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D’s Tony Messenger: Let’s call it what it is – Boeing asks for government handout from state and St. Louis County. And there’s nothing wrong with wealth redistribution. (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star opinion editor Yvette Walker: Readers want more editorials and op-eds on justice for abuse, racial injustice and student loans, and we deliver; plus, check out the op-ed telling Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt “to fess up about Donald Trump” (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

KC Star’s Kevin Hardy (6/6/23): Welcome the Star’s new opinion editor; Yvette Walker, assistant dean for student affairs at University of Oklahoma journalism school, handed editorial page job (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

Washington Post’s Tara Bahrampour: Male vulnerability gurus/retreat salesmen criticize “aggressive” masculinity models from Josh Hawley, Donald Trump search tags (found at top of page each day): beta males triggered by discussions of masculinity

KC Star letter: Liberty septuagenarian says he sent Josh Hawley an email on masculinity to tell senator what’s what (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here) search tags (found at top of page each day): old people nagging congressional staffers 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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