Saturday, May 25, 2024 – Missouri political news headlines

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SNL: Neosho Rep. Ben Baker’s daughter, son-in-law killed in Haiti

KC Star: Daughter, son-in-law of MO representative killed, set aflame by gang in Haiti (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

SNL: Here’s why Rep. Eric Burlison says ‘An Appeal to Heaven’ flag shouldn’t be controversial On Fox News, Hawley Calls Democrats’ Targeting Of Trump In Court ‘A Joke’

P-D’s Joe Holleman: Josh Hawley earns another book deal; Democratic U.S. Senate primary candidate Lucas Kunce not pleased (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

KFRU: Columbia Today with Ted Farnen: Jared Young on creating “Better Party” and being listed on ballot for Josh Hawley’s re-election

P-D’s Joe Holleman: Wesley Bell claims Cori Bush ‘lying’ about his stance on abortion (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

Brad & John Show, Friday morning (Segment A): Who’s the better Trump lawyer – “Hannah Hotbody” or Will Scharf? Who is David Wasinger, anyway? Will Brad attend a Chesterfield event for morbidly obese cross-dressers tonight? Which website decodes EVERY song lyric?

Brad & John Show, Friday morning (Segment B): Is Brett Dinkins right about endorsements? Eric Burlison is *not* swamp wallpaper; lululemon leggings vs. Gen Z pants and how to profit (not financial advice)

Brad & John Show: Friday show summary

Brownfield Ag News: Missouri Farm Bureau says health plan to be addressed again next year

P-D: State money for Cape Girardeau project would help renovate buildings, improve streetscape and build student housing (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

Kansas City Beacon: Independence’s four-day school week draws attention of the state’s auditor (link via

JCNT: Ameren charge increasing in June

St. Louis Public Radio: Wash U researchers find COVID-19 boosters add protection from future viruses

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (6/2/20): Debunking the conspiracy theory that COVID-19 came from a lab in Wuhan and other wild myths

KYRO 105.3 FM/1280AM (Lake Saint Louis, St. Charles County, Lincoln County): The QNow with Mark Bland and Jason Kull: John Combest on political culture; actionable steps to handling creepy political stalkers, mentally ill harassers and online trolls; the closing of the Riverfront Times; much more

The QNow with Mark Bland: Episode summary

KYRO 105.3FM/1280AM: Listen live 1-3 p.m. today John Combest: Stalking, Harassment, Internet Trolling: A Guide to Recovering and Rebuilding After Online Attacks – available in paperback and Amazon Kindle

P-D editorial: Gov. Parson is right to block state payout for defamation. Bailey is wrong, as usual. (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

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