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STLduJour(nal) ⏳ - MMXXII:145-PM

STL: Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Events 📆

  • 'Bark in the Park' fundraiser canceled in Forest Park halfway through due to weather - KSDK
  • St. Louis Zoo no longer limiting attendance or requiring reservations - stltoday.com
  • Alton Hosts 155th Memorial Day Parade On Monday, May 30 - RiverBender
  • First Annual James Killion Day To Honor All Local Veterans - RiverBender
  • Join us June 18th for Groove in the Grove! - SLACO
  • July 4 parade returns to downtown St. Louis this summer - KSDK
  • Opera Edwardsville Announces 5th Anniversary Season - RiverBender
  • Parks And Recreation Department Reveals Route 66 Festival Details And Sponsors - RiverBender
  • A guide to public pools, swim clubs, and water parks in the St. Louis region - St. Louis Magazine
  • St. Louis Burger Week Returns in July, New App Ready for Download Now - RFT
  • Weekly Events Thread 5/23/21 - 5/29/22 - r/StLouis

BuySTL 👜

  • Aldi overpaid to construct, renovate stores because of fraud involving contractor: Feds - KSDK
  • 'Ghetto Sauce' planning move to bigger facility in downtown St. Louis - stltoday.com
  • 1711 Locust has a new owner - NextSTL - r/StLouis
  • How Birth Order, a St. Louis-based online marketplace, is putting new mothers first - St. Louis Magazine
  • Post Holdings drops off Fortune 500, leaving seven St. Louis companies on the list - St. Louis Business Journal
  • Seven dining and entertainment venues slated to open on Locust Avenue in Midtown this summer - St. Louis Magazine
  • South Florissant Road turning into a path of prosperity - KSDK
  • St. Louis area McDonald’s owner works her way up to give back - KSDK
  • St. Louis-Based Tech Start-Up Aims To Help Make Railroads Competitive For Next 200 Years With Autonomous Railcars - RiverBender
  • St. Louis–based Great Spirits Baking Company combines whiskey with baking - St. Louis Magazine
  • St. Louis' Mauki's Bakery Launches Fundraiser, Narrowly Avoids Eviction - RFT
  • STL area getting a Rivian service center? - r/StLouis
  • Study: Nearly half of small businesses in Missouri, St. Louis have trouble hiring - FOX 2
  • University City Costco to open November of 2022 - r/StLouis
  • Up in smoke: Company pulls plan for Olivette medical marijuana farm - stltoday.com
  • Up in smoke? Olivette plan could snuff out medical marijuana farm - stltoday.com

Restaurants 🍲

  • Courtesy Diner on Kingshighway closes indefinitely on Wednesday - FOX 2
  • Courtesy Diner on South Kingshighway Is Closing Indefinitely - RFT
  • Highway 61 Roadhouse and Kitchen in Webster Groves under new ownership - St. Louis Magazine
  • Hobos in St. Peters navigates rising costs with quality and consistency - FOX 2
  • Katie's Pizza & Pasta Osteria opening third location in 2023 - KSDK
  • Katie's Pizza & Pasta Soon to Bring More Delicious Cheese Pulls to St. Louis Cardinals Games - RFT
  • Katie’s Pizza & Pasta expands to Ballpark Village - St. Louis Magazine
  • Katie’s Pizza and Pasta Osteria is opening its third location at Ballpark Village in 2023 - feastmagazine.com
  • Two for Thai at Fork & Stix - Good Food St. Louis

STLfood ⚜️

  • STL barbecue team named grand champion at 'Memphis in May' - stltoday.com
  • What's fresh at St. Louis-area farmers markets this week - feastmagazine.com
  • Good morning St Louis! Here's the latest episode of the STL Donut Tour at Kim's Bakery in Chesterfield! Check it out! - r/StLouis
  • Best Ice Cream in STL? - r/StLouis
  • Does anyone know where I can donate tomato and pepper plants? Ideally to charity? - r/StLouis
  • Schnucks, Dierbergs clear shelves of Jif peanut butter following recall - stltoday.com
  • The best tortilla chips available in the St. Louis area outside of a restaurant! Prove me wrong. - r/StLouis
  • Pack the Perfect St. Louis Cooler - RFT

Neighborhoods 🏡

STL99 😱

  • Riverbender Community Center Founder and Executive Board Steps Down After 12 Years of Service - RiverBender
  • Sarah Fenske leaving St. Louis Public Radio, returning to weekly newspapers - stltoday.com
  • Brain drain: St. Louis lost nearly 2,000 educated people each year since 2010. Here's why that's an ominous trend. - St. Louis Business Journal
  • Flood victims in south St. Louis struggle to clean up, rebuild their lives - KSDK
  • 8 tornadoes hit the St. Louis region on Thursday, NWS confirms - FOX 2
  • Binnington Out for Series - The Big 550 KTRS
  • Clean-up continues in St. Louis area after tornadoes, storms - FOX 2
  • East St. Louis residents will go another summer without a public swimming pool - FOX 2
  • Electric scooter service will stop at 7 p.m. in downtown St. Louis - stltoday.com
  • FOX2 viewers share photos of lightning strikes, heavy clouds Saturday - FOX 2
  • Highway lane closures due to flash-flooding after torrential rain - FOX 2
  • Homeowners still dealing with flooded property after recent storms - KSDK
  • Kirkwood PD: Thieves pose as repairmen to steal Peloton bike - FOX 2
  • Lux Living lawyer subpoenas Hudson tenant who spoke to Post-Dispatch - stltoday.com
  • Man charged in fatal shooting of Shaw resident in backyard - stltoday.com
  • Severe Weather Hits St. Louis Area, Tornado in Kirkwood - RFT
  • Threats made toward Avs' Kadri prompt investigation by NHL, St. Louis police - KSDK
  • Thursday's severe weather: 8 tornadoes, the aftermath and more storms - KSDK

STL100 💯

  • 'A network of motherhood': Formula shortage drives St. Louis milk donations - KSDK
  • Amid struggles, Afghan refugees celebrate new lives in St. Louis - stltoday.com
  • Jordan Binnington breaking Blues records amid playoff surge - FOX 2
  • New USPS stamps highlight the Gateway Arch, celebrate the Mississippi River - FOX 2
  • Railway Exchange in downtown St. Louis could get fresh start under city proposal - stltoday.com
  • St. Louis Public Schools approves record high raises for teachers, staff - stltoday.com
  • St. Louis rent is the lowest in the nation - FOX 2
  • Washington U. law student competes on Jeopardy! - stltoday.com

99MO 😱

  • Missouri dad who fought to get LGBTQ+ books banned had been arrested for child molestation. - r/StLouis

WW99 😱

  • China-linked Twisted Panda caught spying on Russian defense R&D - The Register
  • Chinese Hackers Tried to Steal Russian Defense Data, Report Says - ACM
  • Latest on Monkeypox: Genetic Clues and How It Might Be Spreading - Gizmodo
  • Male journalists in Afghanistan cover their faces on TV in solidarity with women colleagues after new Taliban decree - Boing Boing
  • SAP attracts further criticism for Russia presence, despite promise to leave - The Register
  • Starbucks Exits Russia, Shuts Down 130 Coffee Shops - Gizmodo
  • Terra Crypto Execs Dissolved Korean Headquarters Mere Days Before Crash: Docs - Gizmodo
  • This Russian Botnet Is Capable of Manipulating Social Media Trends on a 'Massive Scale,' Report Claims - Gizmodo
  • Toyota cuts vehicle production over global chip shortage - The Register
  • Monkeypox outbreak questions intensify as cases soar - Science Magazine
  • We just published a data explorer on the Monkeypox outbreak - Our World in Data
  • What You Need to Know About the Global Monkeypox Outbreak - VICE US

Police 🚓

  • Meet the Falcon: AI-powered license readers multiply as police tool in St. Louis suburbs - stltoday.com
  • 'We're ready': St. Louis sheriff's deputies get certified to patrol the streets - KSDK
  • Asshole St. Charles Deputy Shoots and Kills His Neighbor’s Dog - RFT
  • St. Charles Co. Sheriff's Deputy accused of killing neighbor's dog with pellet gun - KSDK
  • Families of People Killed by Law Enforcement Demand Police Reforms - RFT
  • Hartmann: Sam Page's Broken County Police Department Draws Another Lawsuit - RFT
  • St. Louis police respond to criticism with details of crash that killed family - stltoday.com
  • Madison County Sheriff's Office Distracted Driving Enforcement Results - RiverBender
  • Chicago Cops Can Use Fake Social Media Profiles to Spy On You, With the FBI's Help - Gizmodo

DotGov 🏛

  • Illinois becomes first Midwestern state to ban 'ghost guns' - stltoday.com
  • Foxconn mishaps could leave Wisconsin town on the hook for $300m - The Register
  • They Are Not Even Pretending Anymore - The Lever
  • At least 44% of sitting Republicans in swing states attempted to discredit or overturn the results of the 2020 election. - The Morning News
  • Facebook opens political ad data vaults to researchers - The Register
  • Cats put on lockdown in Germany - Boing Boing
  • India’s Government Tells VPNs, Cloud Services They Can Get Screwed Or Get Out - Techdirt
  • Interland: A New Type of Government - Marginal REVOLUTION

CityGov 🏛

LocalGov 🏛

  • Central Missouri library system workers vote to unionize - The Big 550 KTRS
  • Corps Of Engineers, Belleville, Partner On Sewer Rehabilitation Project - RiverBender
  • New roads, new dams: St. Louis gears up for massive federal investment - St. Louis Regional Freightway
  • North St. Louis County leaders condemn DESE's decision to replace board members - FOX 2
  • Possible Summertime Rolling Blackouts A Concern For Illinois Manufacturers - RiverBender
  • St. Louis County Council OKs incentives for trucking company, contract for jail, juvenile court - stltoday.com
  • St. Louis women’s caucus rescinds political endorsements after pushback - stltoday.com

MoGov 🏛

  • Attorney general again sues MRH over mask mandate, district responds - 40 South News
  • End the filibuster to pass universal background checks, Missouri Democratic Senate candidates say - stltoday.com
  • Environmentalists decry proposed ‘permit lite’ for some Missouri coal ash ponds - Missouri Independent
  • Environmentalists warn of reduced protections against coal ash pits - FOX 2
  • Missouri considers new coal ash rule. Opponents say it would allow ‘water pollution with impunity’ - stltoday.com
  • Missouri lawmaker faces new lawsuit over her medical practice - stltoday.com
  • Missouri Port Gets $25 Million State Grant For Container Facility - The Waterways Journal
  • Missouri Prisons to Eliminate Physical Inmate Mail to Curtail Drugs - RFT
  • Missouri state lawmaker facing fraud charges named in new lawsuit - FOX 2
  • Missouri's Medical Marijuana Program Directs $5 Million to Veterans Fund - RFT
  • Nearly 1 in 5 Missouri GOP lawmakers belongs to far-right Facebook groups, study says - stltoday.com
  • Opponents of silica sand mine grill company, state officials at Ste. Genevieve public forum - stltoday.com
  • Parson appoints two new members to Missouri Ethics Commission - stltoday.com
  • Prepare to say goodbye to Missouri’s presidential primary election - stltoday.com

FedGov 🏛

  • Federal watchdog’s report sheds new light on scope of Missouri’s missing foster kids - Missouri Independent
  • Former federal agent convicted of traveling to the Philippines for sex with a child - FOX 2
  • Summer hurricanes, wildfires and storms loom as FEMA faces pressure to step up - Missouri Independent
  • NASA Moves Ahead With Wild Solar Sail Concept - Gizmodo
  • The FBI Definitely Wanted NSO Group Malware For Investigative Use Despite Its Earlier (Non)Denial - Techdirt
  • The FCC has a plan to boost rural broadband download speeds to 100 Mbps - Engadget
  • The Problem With The Otherwise Very Good And Very Important Eleventh Circuit Decision On The Florida Social Media Law - Techdirt

Covid19 Info 🦠

  • Pfizer says 3 COVID shots protect children under 5 - The Big 550 KTRS
  • St. Louis hospital officials push masks again, as COVID cases rise - stltoday.com
  • St. Louis County Woman Admits to Quarter Million Dollar COVID Fraud - RFT
  • St. Louis Man Gets Two Years for Two COVID Scams - RFT
  • St. Louis man sentenced to 2 years in prison for COVID-related fraud - KSDK
  • Task Force: COVID spreading through STL 5x higher than 6 weeks ago - FOX 2

Jobs 📄

  • Health Care Compliance Specialist - Jobs
  • Prisoner Processing Clerk - Jobs
  • Refuse Superintendent - Jobs

History 🦕

  • May 21, 1966: The end of the line for streetcars in St. Louis - stltoday.com
  • New Book Traces St. Louis’ Love and History of Baseball - RFT
  • The Snagboat Missouri - The Waterways Journal


  • ESsense turns an ordinary conductor into a contactless motion sensor - Arduino Blog
  • How to find NPM dependencies vulnerable to account hijacking - The Register
  • How to Make Automatic Supercuts - Waxy.org
  • Introducing Stripe Apps - Stripe Blog
  • This Arduino device can anticipate power outages with tinyML - Arduino Blog
  • This sun tracker uses an Arduino to increase solar panel efficiency - Arduino Blog
  • Watching the Earth move with a Raspberry Pi - Jeff Geerling's Blog

Sustainability ♻️

  • LEFT WONDERING: The Plastics Recycling Lie - The Lever
  • ‘We can’t eat a new road’: Fears over the true cost of Exxon’s oil bonanza in Guyana - Grist
  • California Is Edging Dangerously Close to Statewide Water Restrictions - Gizmodo
  • See How Close You Live to the 'Threat Radius' of an Oil & Gas Site - Gizmodo
  • Study: Warming temperatures are eroding our ability to sleep - Grist

Infrastructure 🚽

  • California's aging power infrastructure not suited to all these new EV cars - Boing Boing
  • Gas prices increase nearly 19 cents in one week in St. Louis - KSDK
  • Lambert airfares up 25% in a year, study says - KSDK
  • Missouri ranks 7th in electric vehicle use, but access to charging remains a key barrier - Missouri Independent
  • Why We Can’t House the Homeless - Marginal REVOLUTION

Ecology 🦤

  • Biden Admin Announces $3.5 Billion in Carbon Dioxide Removal Funding - Gizmodo
  • The U.S. Has Spent More Than $2 Billion on a Plan to Save Salmon. The Fish Are Vanishing Anyway. - ProPublica
  • New study: Climate change will spread toxic mold to Midwest corn - Grist

Captain's Blog 🏴‍☠️

  • Boeing's Docked Starliner Capsule Faces One More Crucial Test - Gizmodo
  • Boeing's Starliner On Track to Reach ISS Despite Propulsion Glitch - Gizmodo
  • Boeing's Starliner successfully docks with the ISS despite issues - Engadget
  • What do Americans disagree about the most? - Kevin Drum
  • No, let’s not nationalize the infant formula market - Kevin Drum
  • Lever Weekly: The Foxes Guarding The Henhouse - The Lever
  • $100 Bluetooth Hack Can Unlock All Kinds Of Devices, Including Teslas, From Miles Away - Techdirt
  • Broadcom to buy VMware 'on Thursday for $60 billion' - The Register
  • Clearview AI wants its facial-recognition tech in banks, schools, etc - The Register
  • Decide (LockerDome) Linked to Alt-Right Websites - EQ
  • Density of lighting strikes in the world
  • European raves suspected as source of the Monkeypox outbreak - Boing Boing
  • Every Dog Owner Needs a Smart Robotic Laser Guiding Them to Poop That Needs Picked Up - Gizmodo
  • Fax anything to this website and it will be put on display - Boing Boing
  • Garbage - On my Om
  • Hacker Leaks Mountain of Files From Inside Xinjiang Camps - VICE US
  • Hyundai's first all-EV factory in the US will be in Georgia - Engadget
  • Iconfactory co-founder Corey B. Marion dies at 54 ↦ - Six Colors
  • It’s a La Niña Year, And That Means Bigger, Badder Hurricanes - Gizmodo
  • Journalists: Stop Pretending The GOP Actually Cares About Regulating ‘Big Corporations’ - Techdirt
  • Kid from "Jaws" is now police chief on the island where the movie was made - Boing Boing
  • Linksys rolls out a pair of more affordable WiFi 6 mesh routers - Engadget
  • Margaret Atwood protests book bans with 'unburnable' copy of 'The Handmaid's Tale' - Engadget
  • MarsEdit 4.5.8: Something for Everybody - Red Sweater Blog
  • Meta will share Facebook's political ad targeting data with researchers - Engadget
  • Microsoft sounds the alarm on – wait for it – a Linux botnet - The Register
  • No, Twitter Doesn’t Want To ‘Censor’ Anyone, It Just Wants Everyone To Stop Attacking Each Other - Techdirt
  • Reddit App 'Apollo' Gets Major Update With New Notification Experience - MacRumors
  • Remembering Iconfactory Founder Corey Marion - Daring Fireball
  • Remote Learning Software Tracked Kids’ Data to Sell to Advertisers and Brokers: Report - Gizmodo
  • Rob Scallon Visits Guitarist Michael Angel Batio to Play His Collection of Unusual Multi-Necked Guitars - Laughing Squid
  • Rode's Rodecaster Pro II isn't just for podcasting - Engadget
  • Safari is crippling the mobile market, and we never even noticed - The Register
  • Starlink launches satellite internet for RVs that costs $25 more - Engadget
  • Stop Saying Elon Musk ‘Supports Free Speech.’ He Appears To Be Actively Against That - Techdirt
  • The Return of Gopher: Pre-web hypertext service is still around - The Register
  • The WeWork Guy is Pivoting to Carbon Credits - Gizmodo
  • Top 8 Reasons Why Social Media Marketing has Become so Important to Small Businesses - noupe
  • Trump’s ‘Civil War’ Rhetoric Is a Growing Belief on Far Right - VICE US
  • Volcano "full of sharks" erupts - Boing Boing
  • We have bigger targets than beating Oracle, say open source DB pioneers - The Register
  • Worldwide English proficiency levels by country in 2021. - Maps on the Web