Tuesday, October 10, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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KSDK (St. Louis): Missouri woman, husband killed in Israel (link via Gregg Keller on X)

P-D: St. Louis’ Cori Bush draws fire for statement on Hamas’ surprise attack on Israel (get around stltoday paywall here)

97.1 FM (St. Louis): Marc Cox Morning Show: State rep candidate George Hruza (R) on Hamas attacks (begins at 2:45)

SNL: U.S. Rep. Eric Burlison visits Emery Sapp & Sons, hears from workers about employee ownership

SNL: Missouri AG Andrew Bailey glad Biden reverses course on firearm and archery safety courses

Columbia Missourian: “Powwow dancers” put on a show, local paleface promotes latest book at Columbus Day celebration

NPR: What actions should Kansas City-area residents take to address climate change? Eat less meat; utilize “regenerative” lawn care practices from (feather) Indians; replace your car with an electric bicycle; arrange to be buried in a biodegradable casket; other practical steps that will reverse global weather trends

93.9 The Eagle: Wake Up Mid-Missouri: Missouri Times Publisher Scott Faughn on St. Louis Area Young Republicans’ FreedomFest and dust-up between Jay Ashcroft and Bill Eigel (1:35:30); the problem with “no foreign landowners” argument (1:37:00); Jay Ashcroft potentially starting to stand up for himself (1:37:40); state of the race today (1:39:15); Rathert refereeing Boone County GOP Chili Supper tonight (1:41:30); Mike Kehoe’s fundraising and overall strategy (1:44:30)

Southeast Missourian: Did you know? Cape Girardeau’s Peter Kinder is Missouri’s longest serving lieutenant governor [get around Southeast Missourian paywall here]

93.9 The Eagle (Mid-Missouri): Gov. Parson praises impact of pork producers across state; state lawmakers and Jay Ashcroft join Ag Director Chris Chinn and Don Nikodim at ceremony

Missourinet: Missouri Department of Natural Resources’ Dru Buntin on state’s second year of drought

Missourinet: Missouri Department of Conservation reminds hunters of procedures to follow before and after harvesting game

P-D: St. Louis County councilman asks Missouri AG to investigate juvenile detention center (get around stltoday paywall here)

JCNT: Ameren Missouri installing smart meters

Missourinet: Missouri DHSS’ Lynelle Paro promotes vaccines for flu and COVID-19

The Heartlander’s Michael Ryan: Class at Washington University in St Louis claims nutrition is racist, urges students to promote puberty blockers despite new Missouri law (link via

KC Star’s Jonathan Shorman: Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s administration continues posting to X (formerly Twitter) even after “(b)illionaire Elon Musk … dramatically reduced the size of the company’s staff” and “stripped headlines from shared articles” (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here) archives: search tag: journalists complaining about efforts to improve journalism

KC Star op-ed: Local filmmaker Damon Lee Patterson: After Kansas City schools were desegregated, white flight left them behind

Missouri Independent’s Jason Hancock: AG Andrew Bailey’s first come, first serve strategy has meant hundreds of Sunshine Law requests wait in limbo for months – even years

ProPublica’s Jeremy Kohler and Ryan Krull, via St. Louis Public Radio: A detective sabotaged his own cases because he didn’t like Kim Gardner. No one stopped him

Combest, The Missouri Times, 8/7/23: Why the Missouri Independent should replace its current diversity columnist with Kim Gardner 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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