Saturday, April 6, 2024 – Missouri political news headlines

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AP: St. Louis-area residents make plea for compensation for illnesses tied to nuclear contamination

St. Louis Public Radio: Cori Bush wants radioactive waste compensation

Southeast Missourian: Cape Girardeau County Republican Women’s Club hosts Rep. Barry Hovis, primary challenger Lucas Green; Hovis explains ‘no’ vote on education omnibus (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

St. Louis Public Radio’s St. Louis on the Air: SLU’s Ken Warren (D) on voter apathy

Brad (Hildebrand) & John (Combest) Show on 104.5 FM (Franklin/St. Charles/Warren Counties): Friday morning, Segment A: Recap of Denny Hoskins interview and the one (1!) best question from St. Louis Public Radio’s Sarah Kellogg; KC stadium vote & Eigel’s comments; presidential primaries

Brad & John Show, Friday Segment B: Sound familiar? A circle of guys at a political event, beer bottles in front of their genitals, leering at the one (1!) hot woman

Brad & John Show, Friday Segment C: Gee whiz, lots of people came to your local GOP caucus! How many will ever show up again? Plus discussion of Pearl Davis, Camellia Peterson, Austin Petersen, thirst traps and the women who listen to the show

Brad & John Show on Instagram: Friday show summary

JCNT: State general revenue drops compared to last year

Missourinet: Gov. Parson doesn’t expect Legislature to pass many bills

Marijuana Moment: Missouri House approves budget bill with $10 million to research psilocybin as treatment for opioid addiction; comments from Rep. Chad Perkins (R-Bowling Green), Eapen Thampy

JCNT: Commission receives updates on Capitol projects

JCNT: Missouri Supreme Court overrules Dorsey’s motion to stay his execution

St. Louis Public Radio’s St. Louis on the Air: Rep. Tony Lovasco (R-O’Fallon) pushes to commute Brian Dorsey’s death sentence

St. Louis Public Radio’s Lacretia Wimbley: Proposal from Rep. Bruce Sassmann would effectively ban the sale of invasive plants; no mention of Sassmann’s party (Republican)

Missourinet: Rep. Kurtis Gregory (R-Marshall) wants to declare Waverly “the Apple Capital of Missouri”

St. Louis Public Radio: Mercy announces plan for $650 million Wentzville hospital to serve west suburbs

P-D: Wash U. fraternity, sorority pledge hijinks involve “egging,” lead to suspensions; black student group claims black dining hall workers heard white students call each other racial slur (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

AP: Sen. Karla May (D-St. Louis City) weighs in on Washington University fraternity-sorority hijinks archives: Search tag: everything is racist

KC Star: Event promo: Come see queer singer Chappelle Roan; Missouri native says she was “around 18” when her “gay uncle” took her to an “in your face, like vulgar” drag queen show (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on AOL here)

P-D editorial: Missouri extended oversight to religious schools for a reason. Don’t undo it. (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

KC Star Editorial Page Editor Yvette Walker: Social media complaint about KCI all-gender restroom is a lame attention grab (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here) 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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