⏳ STLduJour(nal) - 2021-257-AM Edition

Earth AND Space Garbage

Events 📆

  • The Great Forest Park Balloon Race Returns to St. Louis This Weekend - Riverfront Times
  • Fox Theatre to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test this fall - KSDK

Neighborhoods 🏡

BuySTL 👜

  • Looking for experienced gutter repair in south city. - r/StLouis
  • Rockwell Beer Co. wins gold medal at Great American Beer Festival awards - stltoday.com
  • The Great Grizzly Bear reopens in Soulard - St. Louis Magazine

Restaurants 🍲

  • Harold’s Shrimp & Chicken Is Coming to Washington Avenue This Fall - Riverfront Times
  • Havana’s Cuisine to open brick-and-mortar downtown later this month - r/StLouis


Sustainability ♻️

  • 2 Nuclear Plants Saved in Energy Plan set to go to Pritzker - The Big 550 KTRS
  • More flooding is coming. Here’s how cities can prepare. - Grist
  • Baltimore is hooking up a Black megachurch with some serious solar battery power - Grist
  • The cardboard beds from Tokyo’s Olympic Village will be reused for Covid patients at a temporary facility in Osaka. - The Morning News

Nature 🦝

  • The 2021 Fall Foliage Prediction Map - kottke.org
  • This road in Worcester, UK that has red street lamps so that it doesn’t scare away the local bats 🦇 - Reddit Home
  • 2021’s Best Photos of the Microscopic World - Gizmodo

STL99 😱

  • Ameren Recognized On Elite List Of ‘Top Utilities In Economic Development’ In The Nation - RiverBender
  • Staffing, supply shortages hit St. Louis area school cafeterias - KSDK
  • Major grocer predicts food prices will continue to rise - FOX 2
  • Downtown residents discuss changes since Reign’s liquor license suspension - FOX 2
  • Body found inside vehicle in south St. Louis - stltoday.com
  • I’m so upset by illegal dumping - r/StLouis

STL100 💯

  • Maplewood chef wins Hell’s Kitchen and proposes to girlfriend - FOX 2

History 🦕

  • Burger King in Richmond Heights closes, opened in 1966 - 40 South News
  • The true story behind how Missouri saved the French wine industry - Sauce Magazine
  • The day a daredevil suction-cupped his way to the top of the Arch - stltoday.com
  • ‘Like a graveyard with lights’: the day the Cardinals played before their smallest pre-pandemic crowd at Busch - stltoday.com
  • Searching for Trinity - History Happens Here
  • Broadway and Chestnut in 1900 vs today - r/StLouis

Crime 🗯

  • Crime is top issue facing St. Louis, mayor tells Mo. Senate panel - stltoday.com
  • Woman finds 2 dogs duct-taped inside hot car in south St. Louis parking lot - KSDK
  • Shooting in north St. Louis County leaves one dead - stltoday.com
  • Bellefontaine Neighbors man forced girl to drink urine, sleep in garage, charges say - stltoday.com
  • Rally of motorcycle stunt riders tied to one St. Louis shooting, few issues elsewhere - stltoday.com
  • St. Louis police identify man shot to death in Sunday fight - stltoday.com
  • Attorney General Raoul Announces Public-Private Partnership Aimed At Disrupting Organized Retail Crimes - RiverBender

Police 🚓

  • Hartmann: Police-Chief Openings in St. Louis Won’t Create a Stampede - Riverfront Times
  • A Shocking Number of LA Cops Want an Exemption From the COVID Vaccine - VICE US
  • Singapore deploys autonomous robots to catch smokers and other “undesirable social behaviors” - Boing Boing

DotGov 🏛

  • Illinois to provide 3 months of childcare assistance for parents looking for work - FOX 2
  • Internet funding rule could favor rural areas over cities - MetroSTL.com

CityGov 🏛

  • City Counselor’s Office Selection Committee Meeting for Cash Assistance Vendor RFP - City of St. Louis, MO

LocalGov 🏛

  • Demonstrators march before heated St. Charles meeting about COVID and schools - FOX 2
  • St. Charles County Council tables controversial quarantine resolution for students - KSDK
  • St. Charles County tables resolution over quarantine rules for schools - FOX 2
  • St. Charles County Council scraps vote on suspending school quarantines - stltoday.com

MoGov 🏛

  • State workers heading back to court over Missouri’s bid to block labor unions - stltoday.com
  • Governor Parson prepares to oppose President Biden’s vaccine requirements - FOX 2
  • Missouri panel at heart of gay rights exhibit in Capitol mum on issue - stltoday.com
  • LGBTQ history exhibit goes unmentioned by Missouri board governor cited for its removal - Missouri Independent
  • Missouri schools with lower state funding suffered higher rates of gun violence - Missouri Independent
  • Mayor Tishaura O. Jones Testifies at Missouri Senate Interim Committee - RiverBender
  • Few charges result from scores of Missouri highway patrol gambling investigations - Missouri Independent
  • Mayor Jones: Crime is top issue - stltoday.com

FedGov 🏛

  • Federal vaccine mandate: Over 3,700 Missouri businesses may face fines of $14,000 per violation - FOX 2
  • AFL-CIO’s Shuler: Get rid of the filibuster, pass the PRO Act, or face the consequences - The Labor Tribune

Covid19 Info 🦠

  • St. Louis hospitals seeing measurable decline in COVID patients - FOX 2
  • Nicklaus: Biden vaccine mandate gets mixed reaction from St. Louis-area business - stltoday.com

STLhelp ☎️

  • Dogs rescued from Hurricane Ida looking for homes in St. Louis - FOX 2

Jobs 📄

Captain’s Blog 🏴‍☠️

  • OmniFocus for the Web Adds New Keyboard Shortcuts - The Omni Group
  • Steve Wozniak Appears to Be Launching a Space Garbage Company - Gizmodo
  • SpaceX launches its first batch of Starlink satellites aimed at new coverage areas from California - TechCrunch
  • Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak launching a new private space company - Boing Boing
  • Daily Crunch: Apple urges users to update all devices after hacktivists reveal zero-day flaw - TechCrunch
  • Why Apple users should update their phones, computers and watches immediately - FOX 2
  • Apple issued an emergency update for malware that can turn on mic and camera without the user clicking anything - Boing Boing
  • Latest Apple updates fight zero-click exploits ↦ - Six Colors
  • Apple patches an NSO zero-day flaw affecting all devices - TechCrunch
  • Apple Patches Zero-Click iMessage Hack Used by NSO - VICE US
  • Apple’s forced IAP is either dead, a joke, or illegal - David Heinemeier Hansson
  • If vigilante justice spreads, who will be the next target? | Opinion - Missouri Independent
  • JB Straubel’s Redwood Materials is expanding into the battery materials business - TechCrunch
  • The Honeypot Module Install & Config (mitigates form spam) - Reddit Home
  • Amazon partners with AXS to install Amazon One palm readers at entertainment venues - TechCrunch
  • Amazon’s Palm Reader Launches at First Non-Amazon Venue in Sneak Peek of Our Biometric-Based Future - Gizmodo
  • Amazon’s palm-reading tech is heading to sports stadiums and music venues - Engadget
  • The Teamsters File for First Union Election at an Amazon Warehouse in Canada - VICE US
  • Xiaomi launches its own smart glasses, of course - TechCrunch
  • Xiaomi launches its own smart glasses, of course - Engadget
  • Facebook’s program for VIPs allows politicians and celebs to break its rules, report says - Engadget
  • Report: Facebook Has a VIP Program That Basically Allows Celebs to Avoid Moderation - Gizmodo
  • Immi takes in $3.8M to cook up plant-based instant ramen - TechCrunch
  • Logistics robotics startup Ambi raises $26M - TechCrunch
  • A traveling retrospective honors Japanese artist Chiura Obata, whose love of the American West shined in his landscapes. - The Morning News
  • Vintage websites that are still online. - The Morning News
  • Twenty-five years ago, David Bowie became the first major artist to offer a downloadable mp3. - The Morning News
  • Discover the hilariously epic failure of a crypto-fueled libertarian cruise - Boing Boing
  • Intuit buys Mailchimp for $12bn - Boing Boing
  • Intuit confirms $12B deal to buy Mailchimp - TechCrunch
  • Kroger and Instacart promise grocery deliveries in as little as 30 minutes - Engadget
  • Autonomous tugboat will make a trailblazing 1,150 mile voyage - Engadget
  • Investigating the Fake eBay Market for $25,000 Beanie Babies - VICE US
  • Twitter Is Fine With Nicki Minaj Telling Her 22 Million Followers COVID Vaccines Cause Swollen Balls - VICE US
  • Tesla Wanted $22,500 to Replace a Battery. An Independent Repair Shop Fixed It for $5,000 - VICE US

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