Monday, July 8, 2024 – Missouri political news headlines

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KSGF (Springfield): Nick Reed Show: Bill Eigel on recent polling, Jay Ashcroft, “Mike Kehoe Day,” Lincoln Hough, eliminating personal property tax

Brad (Hildebrand) & John (Combest) Show on 104.5 FM (WashMo), Monday morning: The Jay Ashcroft “engineer” certification controversy (link opens at 4:15 mark)

KC Star: On KCPD state control, Missouri Republican candidates for governor all take same stance (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on Yahoo! News here)

Brad & John Show, Monday morning: The two (2!) places you’d expect to see a Crystal Quade billboard (link opens at 9:15 mark)

Jason Rosenbaum’s Politically Speaking: Secretary of State candidate Jamie Corley on abortion, initiative petitions, early voting, state libraries, more

Brad & John Show, Monday morning: Quick promo for Jamie Corley interview (link opens at 7:25 mark)

KC Star: Abortion, minimum wage, sports gambling and more could be on 2024 Missouri ballots (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on MSN here)

KWTO: All The Above with Garett Bowles: Missouri House District 136 GOP state rep candidate Jim Robinette on Danette Proctor recruiting him to run (23:10), military background (24:00), West Point anecdotes (28:00), “more rigorous training” for teachers (32:15), support for “vouchers” especially for “lower class” and “lower-middle class” kids (32:50), tax cuts (34:35), criminal sentencing (37:00), school discipline (41:50); Bowles on whether or not Dems are stuck with Joe Biden (2:00); Bowles’ birthday last week and expressions of gratitude (46:30) (click here for Spotify version)

P-D: Wentzville schools investigated conservative board members for alleged retaliation, ethics violations; complaints over boys-in-girls-restrooms policy led to AG Andrew Bailey lawsuit; former state Sen. Bob Onder stood up for conservative board members against “wokester” Danielle Tormala (avoid stltoday paywall by reading free Combest-archived version here)

Brad & John Show (4/16/24): No tears for Danielle Tormala – here’s her next career move and the school district she should go to next (link opens at 13:05)

Missouri Independent: Missouri attorney general still working through 2023 Sunshine Law backlog

Instagram reel: St. Louis City tourism promo video, featuring Mayor Tishaura Jones, urban scholars and the musical stylings of former WCW star P.N. News (31 seconds)

Brad & John Show, Monday morning: When will we get elderly Asian females under control? (link opens at 15:00 mark)

P-D editorial: Questions plague condemned defendant’s conviction. Missouri should slow down. (avoid stltoday paywall by reading free Combest-archived version here)

Murderpedia: Marcellus Williams broke into Post-Dispatch reporter Felicia Gayle’s home in University City, waited until she emerged from the shower, then stabbed her 43 times, “twisting the knife” inside her neck

Gateway Pundit’s Jim Hoft: Missouri Republican Party in turmoil: Grassroots delegates challenge corrupt committee decisions

Brad & John Show, Monday morning: Who’s telling the truth about the delegate selection process? (link opens at 10:40 mark)

Brad & John Show, Wednesday morning: Brad vs. John on state delegate brouhaha and whether Ashcroft and Eigel getting “kicked off” list is a plus for Kehoe (5:55); Jill Biden on Vogue cover (0:45); the one (1!) problem with GOP candidate vetting and a listener corrects John on vetting misstatement (11:00); comfortable shoes, Maidenform granties and Lane Bryant coupons (16:30)

Missouri Independent op-ed: Former Kansas City Star columnist Barbara Shelly: Strike up the band: Missouri moves to the front of the MAGA parade 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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