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P-D’s Joe Holleman: Josh Hawley pushes hard to get nuclear waste compensation measure over finish line

The Hill: Hawley says radiation exposure compensation amendment stripped from defense bill

Brownfield Ag News: Black Vulture Relief Act introduced into U.S. Senate; thoughts from Missouri cow-calf producer/National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s Charlie Besher

KC Star: Cleaver votes ‘present’ on GOP antisemitism resolution; Cori Bush votes ‘no’ (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

St. Louis Public Radio’s St. Louis on the Air: Local activist promotes her new pro-Palestine Jewish group

SNL: Proposal to develop casino at Lake of the Ozarks could go to Missouri voters next year; status of Osage Nation plans unclear

KC Star: Democrats, Republicans jockey for organized labor votes; union members could help decide Dem, GOP gov primaries

Missouri Independent: Ethics investigation into Missouri House Speaker Dean Plocher continues

P-D: Probe of Missouri House speaker could stretch into next year

KMIZ: Gregg Bush seeks to take over Doug Mann’s safe Democratic House seat

This Week in Missouri Politics Mid-Week Update: Will Wheeler, top aide to Sen. Karla Eslinger (R-Wasola) talks with Scott Faughn about Eslinger’s decision-making process in accepting DESE job (2:30); proper role of DESE (5:00); Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) test (7:20); Missouri Senate District 33 GOP primary between Brad Hudson and Travis Smith (18:00); Eslinger’s top 2024 legislation (22:40); United Fiber premium YETAY (24:45); Mizzou vs. TOSU (27:15); expectations for 2024 session (30:10); what Will wants for Christmas (32:45); much more

KC Star: Washington University sues Missouri AG Andrew Bailey over transgender records request (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

Joplin Globe: State to invest $4.3M in reducing maternal mortality in Missouri

Missouri Independent: Missouri education board approves emergency rule freeing up money to expand child care

JCNT: Missouri Gaming Commission celebrates 30 years; gambling revenue is at an all-time high in Missouri

JCNT: Gov. Parson declares December as Christmas Tree Month

Brownfield Ag News: Missouri’s state climatologist says dry conditions will carry into 2024

JCNT: Comment period underway for Ameren cases

JCNT: MoDOT slates public meeting on Davis Boulevard project

P-D: St. Louis County health officials warn of increase in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations climb

KC Star: Majority of Midwesterners say they’ll skip the COVID booster this year, poll finds (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here) Kansas City Star seeks “Political & Government Accountability Editor” to oversee “a talented team of reporters” Kansas City Star seeks “Service Journalism Editor” to oversee stories like “city’s new food compost laws, fact checking a local official or polling readers for the best pizza in town”

KC Star letter: Kansas woman responds to conservative David Mastio’s column on higher ed liberalism, says Republicans want to “make life harder for some of us – LGBTQI, minorities, people needing Medicaid” (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

P-D letter: Ladue man says Missouri should cut its losses and shut Harris-Stowe down 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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