⏳ STLduJour(nal) - 2021-244-PM Edition

Yesterday’s News 📰 - Today’s Events 📆 - Tomorrow’s Topics 🗣

Captain’s Blog: I just fixed a lightbulb. Ring-tossed the filament into the right spot and kung fu torqued it with a mantis strike. The oven remains lit. AMA

Events 📆

BuySTL 👜

STLfood ⚜️

  • STL’s gooey butter cake makes an appearance on America’s Test Kitchen! - r/StLouis

Restaurants 🍲


  • Got an eye for design? Contest for new ‘I Voted’ sticker starts in September - FOX 2
  • Your design could be St. Louis County’s new ‘I Voted’ sticker - KSDK

Sustainability ♻️

Wildlife 🦝

  • MDC warns deer hunters of a deadly disease - FOX 2

STL99 😱

  • Missouri ranks among Top 5 on auto theft list - FOX 2
  • Here’s why the Missouri Technology Corp. is seeking input from entrepreneurs for its new strategic plan - St. Louis Business News St. Louis News | The St. Louis Business Journal
  • Jake Paul beats McCluer High School grad Tyron Woodley in boxing match - FOX 2
  • Square temporarily closes downtown offices after fatal shooting in homeless encampment - stltoday.com
  • Man injured in shooting on Washington Avenue in downtown St. Louis - r/StLouis
  • Is St. Louis city gonna let St Charles beat them by almost 10%? Come on man… - r/StLouis

STL100 💯

  • Little Caesars plans major expansion in St. Louis - FOX 2
  • Local Hell’s Kitchen contestant earns ‘black jacket’; one of 5 finalists - FOX 2
  • Volunteers spend day at historic cemetery, cleaning the grounds and locating missing graves - FOX 2
  • St. Louis 12-year-old is youngest to receive Missouri award for citizen heroism - stltoday.com
  • ‘This was my home. I lived and died to be in St. Louis’: Ric Flair fires up the crowd at NWA event at Chase Park Plaza - KSDK

History 🦕

  • The opening of Union Station turned St. Louis into a national crossroads - stltoday.com
  • Touring the HISTORIC Keyhole House in Soulard! - r/StLouis

DotGov 🏛

  • St. Louis Population Change 2010-2020 - r/StLouis

CityGov 🏛

  • St. Louis City votes unanimously to extend mask mandate - FOX 2
  • St. Louis aldermen OK extension of mask mandate - stltoday.com
  • City of St. Louis extends mask order - KSDK

LocalGov 🏛

  • Illinois town gets its own ‘Gateway to the West’ - FOX 2
  • St. Louis, Jackson County extend mask mandates - The Big 550 KTRS
  • St. Louis County hits milestone with 1M vaccines administered - FOX 2
  • St. Louis County, city look to local eviction moratoriums after Supreme Court ruling - stltoday.com
  • Mask mandate starts in Illinois, teachers to be required to get COVID-19 vaccine - KSDK
  • Millions for rental assistance have yet to be spent in St. Louis area - KSDK

MoGov 🏛

  • Jaco: St. Louis’s newest COVID treatment is an expensive right-wing favorite - MetroSTL.com
  • Missouri awards no-bid contract to boost staffing, antibody treatments, field hospitals - Missouri Independent
  • Lawsuit filed over $1.4 billion contract for Missouri prison healthcare - Missouri Independent
  • Missouri judge rejects attempt to reinstate pandemic-related jobless benefits - stltoday.com
  • Missouri prison medical provider sues state after it loses major contract to Centene subsidiary - stltoday.com

FedGov 🏛

  • Biden calls Afghanistan withdrawal ‘extraordinary success’ - FOX 2
  • Biden administration opens civil rights investigation into states banning school mask mandates - Missouri Independent

Covid19 Info 🦠

  • Missouri’s seven-day COVID case average drops by 900 since August 5 - FOX 2
  • Local doctor explains how monoclonal antibody treatment works - FOX 2
  • Missouri records 1,915 new COVID cases, no new virus deaths - FOX 2
  • St. Louis area has 30 COVID deaths over three days; over 250 in August - FOX 2
  • CVS puts limit on rapid COVID-19 test purchases due to surging demand - FOX 2
  • Public health orders issued by St. Louis area authorities likely saved ‘thousands’ of lives in the region, Washington U. study finds - stltoday.com
  • More than 400 Fort Zumwalt students are in quarantine due to COVID contact - KSDK

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