Saturday, June 15, 2024 – Missouri political news headlines

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JCNT: Naturalization ceremony held in Linn; 83 follow law of the land, become real Americans

P-D: Rivals say Mike Kehoe dodging debates ahead of Aug. 6 primary for Missouri governor (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

Southeast Missourian: Event promo: Our ‘Pints & Politics’ series kicks off with Missouri House Speaker Designee Jon Patterson; series is co-sponsored by Clean Fuels Alliance America, Missouri Soybeans (avoid Southeast Missourian paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

Combest, The Missouri Times, 8/7/23: “KCMO’s Pete Mundo brings together listeners and top-notch speakers for fun and fellowship at his Politics and a Pint events. He not only invented the concept, he even encouraged stations in other markets to copy the idea.”

Brad (Hildebrand) & John (Combest) Show on 104.5 FM (WashMo), Friday morning (Segment A): Brad is out of the hospital and alive! Recap of Cori Bush earmark story, Rosenbaum’s SOS series, Schmitt’s updated baseball stats, MoDOT’s Wentzville S-curve bummer, plus dealing with people who expect you to care about their Ph.D.s

P-D: Allan Mueller, ex-state senator and PSC chairman, drowns in Lake of the Ozarks (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

USA Today: Weekly stats: Missouri’s unemployment claims

JCNT: Local lawmakers weigh in on legislative session

P-D: St. Louis settles earnings tax case, will allow refunds for pandemic years (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis settles lawsuit over earnings tax, reopens window for refunds

KC Star: Overview: Missouri’s drinking-while-boating laws (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on

Joplin Globe: EPA continues sampling in Carthage, eastern Jasper County

Missouri Independent: Lawsuit claims ‘fraudulent scheme’ in Tyson plant closure in southeast Missouri

Brownfield Ag News: Meat processing growth slows in Missouri due to a lack of inspection funds; comments from Ag Director Chris Chinn

Missouri Ruralist: USDA wildlife biologist answers 5 questions about black vultures: How to spot these dangerous predators and reduce their population

KCUR: Kansas City teen charged in Chiefs parade shooting will be released to home detention; mother of shooter says, “My baby deserves to come home … I’m still gonna whup his ass”

P-D editorial: Mo AG’s outrageous defense in senators’ defamation suit should enrage taxpayers (avoid stltoday paywall by reading Combest-archived version here)

Brad & John Show, Friday (B Block): Brad reads a Facebook dating tale; why some women crowdsource dating advice; women’s “epiphany” phase in dating/relationships; devil’s advocate on Kim Gardner John Combest: Stalking, Harassment, Internet Trolling: A Guide to Recovering and Rebuilding After Online Attacks – available in paperback and Amazon Kindle (NOTE: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.)

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