Sunday, October 15, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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AP: Ex-St. Louisan pleads guilty in leak of tax return information of Trump, wealthy people to “nonprofit investigative journalism organization ProPublica and the New York Times; Charles “Chaz” Edward Littlejohn attended urban Crossroads high school

KC Star: Palestinian rally draws 150 in KC (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here) Kansas City activists rally for Palestine on Country Club Plaza Antisemitic rhetoric appears in Kansas City Plaza protest for Palestine

P-D: St. Louis group urges U.S. leaders to support Palestinians in Gaza; “National Campaign for Human Dignity” rally draws “about 20 people” (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missourinet: Missourinet corrects erroneous reporting that state lawmaker was involved in car crash and arrested for DWI

Washington Missourian: DESE grants offer students funding for internet, other learning tools

Columbia Missourian: Two black high school students, black law school professor complain about end of racist college admissions policies; boy says Supreme Court ruling “almost moved me to a place of anger”

JCNT: MoDOT hits turning point in staffing decline

KMIZ: Buy Missouri week kicks off today, focusing on shopping local

Brownfield Ag News: Farm group disappointed in Grain Belt Express decision

Brownfield Ag News: University of Missouri ag economist says farm income expected to decline, but data shows slivers of optimism Progressive blog Missouri Independent will get new “reproductive rights” content creator; States Newsroom offering two-year lease at $65k/yr in exchange for content on “2024 showdown over the issue of enshrining abortion rights in the state constitution,” tackling “nation’s most restrictive abortion laws” and “Missouri’s abysmal maternal mortality rate”

SNL op-ed; Missouri Prime CEO Terry Maul: We are working closely with DNR throughout the permitting and application process, and they hold us to very high standards 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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