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STLduJour(nal) ⏳ - MMXXII:125-AM

STL: Thursday, May 5, 2022

Events 📆

BuySTL 👜

  • At Mockingbird Designs, style, fun, and nostalgia are woven into the décor - St. Louis Magazine

Restaurants 🍲

  • Fordo's Killer Pizza opens in City Foundry Food Hall - KSDK
  • Gerard Craft opens Fordo's Killer Pizza today at the Food Hall at City Foundry STL - St. Louis Magazine

STLfood ⚜️

  • Schnucks Delivers And Curbside Pickup Now Available Directly Through Schnucks Rewards App - RiverBender

STL99 😱

  • Cars broken into in Barnes Jewish Hospital parking garage for 2nd time in less than a week - KSDK
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch lays off 2 editors, offers buyouts, union says - St. Louis Business Journal
  • St. Louis-area parents face worsening baby formula shortage - FOX 2

99MO 😱

  • Mushroom hunters find body in rural Missouri water well - FOX 2

WW99 😱

  • China is going to try to move an asteroid - Freethink

Police 🚓

  • Surprising Absolutely No One, Kansas Law Enforcement Can’t Accurately Track Forfeitures - Techdirt

DotGov 🏛


  • Any womens’ rights marches or protests I can join this week or weekend in STL? - r/StLouis
  • In a Post-Roe America, Expect More Births in a Country Where Maternal Mortality Continues to Rise - ProPublica
  • Metro East clinics will be post-Roe havens for abortion seekers in the Midwest and South - r/StLouis
  • St. Louisans Protest for Abortion Rights, 'Roe v. Wade' Could Be Overturned - RFT
  • Why abortions wouldn't exist in Missouri if Roe v. Wade is overturned - FOX 2
  • Data Brokers Selling Location Data Of Americans Who Visit Abortion Clinics - Techdirt
  • Creepy Data Broker Says It Will No Longer Sell Planned Parenthood Visitors' Location History - Gizmodo

CityGov 🏛

  • BB 15 - Street Closure at Maryville Avenue and Maple Avenue - Board Bills
  • BB 16 - Redevelopment Plan for 4100-4134 Dr Martin Luther King Dr. Redevelopment Area - Board Bills
  • BB 17 - Street Closure at Hodiamont Tracks and Goodfellow Boulevard an Hamilton Avenue - Board Bills
  • BB 18 - City Youth Council - Board Bills
  • BB 19 - City Public Transit Sales Tax Trust Fund – Account ONE - Board Bills
  • BB 20 - City Public Transit Sales Tax Trust Fund – Account TWO - Board Bills
  • BB 21 - City Transportation Trust Fund - Board Bills
  • BB 22 - Amending Ordinance Number 54999 - Board Bills
  • BB 23 - Redevelopment Plan for 4747 Adkins Ave. and 4009 Delor St. Redevelopment Area - Board Bills
  • BB 24 - Street Humps Various Locations in the 7th Ward - Board Bills
  • BB 25 - Honorary Street Naming of Don Kirby Way - Board Bills
  • Digital Inclusion RFP Selection Meeting - Events and meetings from the City of St. Louis, MO
  • Grand jurors call St. Louis circuit attorney's conduct 'reprehensible' - stltoday.com
  • Special grand jurors slam St. Louis Circuit Attorney, Disciplinary Counsel deal following Greitens case - KSDK
  • St. Louis aldermen advance measure to ban tents on public rights of way - stltoday.com
  • Troubled St. Louis Justice Center receives $7M security upgrades - FOX 2

LocalGov 🏛

  • BSD Board of Commissioners to Meet Virtually on May 5 - BSD
  • Final autopsy report released for former Missouri Rep. Cora Faith Walker - KSDK
  • Bridgeton City Councilman Charged With Felony for Not Living in Bridgeton - RFT
  • Former Bridgeton city councilman accused of stealing his salary - stltoday.com
  • Former Bridgeton council member charged with 'stealing by deceit' - KSDK
  • Missouri lawmaker faces fines, prison after revealed to be living in Illinois - FOX 2
  • Mysterious politician, exposed by FOX 2, faces felony stealing charge - FOX 2

MoGov 🏛

  • 'I believe it stands a chance of passing': Missouri House panel backs new plan for congressional map - KSDK
  • ‘Something for everyone’: Final votes coming for record-setting Missouri budget - Missouri Independent
  • Missouri House poised to raise legal age for tobacco use to 21 - stltoday.com
  • Missouri Senate advances election photo ID bill, two weeks of no-excuse absentee voting - stltoday.com
  • Lawmakers on track to raise teacher pay in Missouri - stltoday.com
  • Marijuana legalization fizzles in Missouri House as initiative petition heads toward ballot - stltoday.com
  • Recreational marijuana could be on a Missouri ballot - FOX 2

Jobs 📄


Sustainability ♻️

  • “Don’t Pollute. Switch Up Your Commute. $ee the Savings” This Air Quality Forecasting Season - Clean Air Partnership
  • Partners Kick-Off "Don't Pollute. Switch Up Your Commute." Campaign as Daily Air Quality Forecasting Season Gets Underway - RiverBender
  • Datacenters in Ireland draw more power than all rural homes put together - The Register
  • The US only recycled about 5% of plastic waste last year - Grist

Infrastructure 🚽

  • BSD Board of Commissioners to Meet Virtually on May 5 - BSD
  • IDOT, MoDOT prepare for major I-270 projects, including new Chain of Rocks Bridge - FOX 2
  • Public meeting on plan to replace Chain of Rocks Bridge - FOX 2

Twitter 🐦

  • Elon Musk Tweets Groundbreaking Twitter Transformation Idea: Charge Governments - Gizmodo
  • Elon Musk wants to take Twitter public again 'within 3 years' - The Register
  • Musk, Twitter, Bluesky & The Future Of Content Moderation (Part II) - Techdirt
  • Musk, Twitter, Why The First Amendment Can’t Resolve Content Moderation (Part I) - Techdirt

Captain's Blog 🏴‍☠️

  • Dizzying Video Shows What It’s Like to Get Shot Out of a Centrifuge at 1,000 MPH - Gizmodo
  • Google to use Customer Match lists for Smart Bidding, Optimized Targeting - Search Engine Land
  • Meta has built a massive new language AI—and it’s giving it away for free - ACM
  • Meta releases code for massive language model to AI researchers - The Register
  • Meta will limit hiring this year due to slowing revenue growth - Engadget
  • Russian Motor Spontaneously Explodes in Orbit, Creating Debris Cloud - Gizmodo
  • TurboTax to pay $141m to settle claims it scammed millions of people - The Register
  • Volkswagen to put Qualcomm tech under the hood across all brands - The Register