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STLduJour(nal) ⏳ - MMXXII:133-AM

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STL: Friday, May 13, 2022

Events 📆

  • food truck friday back at tgp - r/StLouis
  • The best food and drink events in St. Louis this weekend: May 13-15 - feastmagazine.com
  • The Best Things to Do This Weekend in St. Louis, May 13 to May 15 - RFT
  • Missouri State Park to Host Blood Moon Viewing - RFT
  • State park open late for lunar eclipse viewing Sunday night - KSDK
  • Volunteers Needed For Tree Planting In Alton May 25 - RiverBender
  • Weekend events strawberries - feastmagazine.com
  • Squirrel hunting season opens May 28 in Missouri - FOX 2

BuySTL 👜

  • 'We still need people following their dreams': Local businesses look to grow despite current economy - KSDK
  • Jim McKelvey's startup Invisibly acquires St. Louis data firm Vrity - St. Louis Business Journal
  • Meijer grocery and retail store coming to Metro East - stltoday.com
  • Meijer signs deal to open first St. Louis-area store - KSDK
  • Post COVID-19 lockdowns, Protagonist Cafe is creating a community gathering place in Soulard - feastmagazine.com
  • Ready Room to Return to the Grove, Will Occupy Former Atomic Cowboy Space - RFT
  • St. Louis homes selling 15 days faster than last year - FOX 2
  • Tapped in Maplewood closing May 28 - r/StLouis
  • Wine and Bar shop opening on Locust street this fall - KSDK

Restaurants 🍲

  • Jovick Bros. Deli offers classic sandwiches with funky twists from a local culinary veteran at Westport Plaza - feastmagazine.com
  • Louie owner to open new Clayton restaurant this fall - KSDK
  • Maryland House by Brennan's to Open in the Central West End This Fall - RFT
  • New restaurant from owners of Vicia to open May 26 - KSDK
  • Review: Burger 809 Shines in New Bluewood Brewing Space - RFT
  • Review: Timothy’s the Restaurant, like its best dishes, feels both familiar and new - stltoday.com
  • Salve Osteria will open in the former home of Cafe Natasha on May 27 (Excited!) - r/StLouis
  • The Dam closes this Saturday May 14th and will sell til supplies run out. Time to get one last burger - r/StLouis
  • Tom Turpin’s Rosebud Café - History Happens Here
  • Vicia's owners plan to open Taqueria Morita in the Central West End on May 26 - St. Louis Magazine

STLfood ⚜️

  • Eckert's Farm to reopen St. Louis County seasonal market - KSDK

Neighborhoods 🏡

STL99 😱

  • Beating the heat when it's unbearable and dangerous - FOX 2
  • Heat index puts area near 100 degrees on Wednesday - FOX 2
  • Know the signs of heat illness as temperatures rise in St. Louis - KSDK
  • Firetrucks take a beating on St. Louis surface streets - KSDK
  • Lindenwood U. to pay $1.65 million to settle claim online classes 'subpar' - stltoday.com
  • Man cuts homeowner after barging in to fix a bowl of cereal - FOX 2
  • Pennsylvania Man Petitioning for Legal Weed Charged with St. Louis Assault - RFT
  • St. Louis-area families hit hard by infant formula shortage - stltoday.com

STL100 💯

  • Local milk bank sees influx of donations amid baby formula shortage - KSDK
  • Sign up to get free boxes of produce this summer - FOX 2
  • St. Louis families can sign up for free boxes of produce this summer - KSDK
  • Binnington Wins Third Straight Start as Blues Cruise to 2nd Round - The Big 550 KTRS
  • Recently revealed log cabin will be rebuilt in Carondelet Park - r/StLouis
  • Tarasenko Hat Trick Helps Put Blues Up 3-2 Over Wild in Series - The Big 550 KTRS
  • Tarasenko's Hat Trick leads Blues to 5-2 Game 5 win over Wild - FOX 2

99MO 😱

  • New 235 area code coming to Missouri - FOX 2
  • Missouri investigating about 10 cases of mysterious hepatitis in children - stltoday.com
  • Missouri sits low on list of best states for teachers - stltoday.com
  • With Roe about to fall, out-of-state patients are traveling hundreds of miles to have abortions in the Metro East - stltoday.com

WW99 😱

  • Costa Rica Declares Emergency in Ongoing Cyberattack - SecurityWeek RSS Feed
  • Europe's New Law Will Force Secretive TikTok to Open Up - ACM
  • It's time to kick China off social media, says tech governance expert - The Register
  • Thailand Is Handing Out 1 Million Free Cannabis Plants—But There’s a Catch - VICE US

Police 🚓

  • Hackers Infiltrated Multiple U.S. Law Enforcement Data Systems, Report Shows - Gizmodo
  • The Edwardsville Police Department Reminds Motorists To 'Click It or Ticket' - RiverBender
  • 'Click It or Ticket' campaign nears return in Illinois, Missouri - FOX 2
  • Study: Police shootings rose in Missouri after state relaxed concealed carry restrictions - stltoday.com

DotGov 🏛

  • Appeals court unleashes Texas's anti-Big-Tech content-no-moderation law - The Register
  • Kansas Federal Court Says Ten Weeks Of Pole Camera Surveillance Isn’t A Constitutional Violation - Techdirt
  • Texas law that allows users to sue social networks for censorship is now in effect - Engadget

CityGov 🏛

  • 'I have made mistakes' - St. Louis alderman unexpectedly resigns - FOX 2
  • 'Use it for the things we need': St. Louis neighbors sound off on what to do with incoming ARPA funds - KSDK
  • Alderman John Collins Muhammad resigns, under federal investigation says a source - KSDK
  • Candidate beaten by Collins-Muhammad wants to succeed him as St. Louis alderman - stltoday.com
  • JCM resigns as Alderman - r/StLouis
  • John Collins-Muhammad Resigns From St. Louis Board of Aldermen - RFT
  • St. Louis Alderman John Collins-Muhammad resigns - r/StLouis
  • St. Louis Alderman John Collins-Muhammad resigns - stltoday.com
  • St. Louis Metro Police move homeless camp off private property along River Des Peres - FOX 2
  • BB 26 - Dwelling Unit Reduction Surcharge Fund - Board Bills
  • BB 27 - Amending Ordinance Number 71288 - Board Bills
  • BB 28 - The Airport Revenue Fund - Board Bills
  • BB 29 - Dwelling Unit Reduction Surcharge Fund - Board Bills
  • Request For Proposal: Consultant Services for Digital Inclusion: Strategy and Planning - City of St. Louis Procurement Opportunities
  • These St. Louis firedogs are Paw Patrol in real life. - r/StLouis

LocalGov 🏛

  • Ballot measure on county appointees approved, but not the one sought by Page critics - stltoday.com
  • Elusive politician got job as prosecutor while under felony investigation - FOX 2
  • Maplewood city manager lists budget priorities - 40 South News
  • Shrewsbury to contract with St. Louis County for police dispatch - stltoday.com
  • St. Charles First Responders Deployed 4,323 Doses of Narcan in Five Years - RFT
  • St. Louis County Council approves whistleblower ballot measure - stltoday.com

MoGov 🏛

  • Bill requiring Missouri schools to cut down lead in drinking water heading to governor - Missouri Independent
  • Democrat filibuster derails GOP measure to change initiative petition process - Missouri Independent
  • Endorsement from Trump could sway Missouri Senate primary - FOX 2
  • Ethics panel dismisses complaint from Democrat who was censured by Missouri House - Missouri Independent
  • Ethics panel dismisses complaint St. Louis lawmaker filed against House speaker - stltoday.com
  • Fate of Missouri needle exchange bill in doubt as Senate GOP infighting blocks passage - Missouri Independent
  • Hawley introducing measure to strip Disney of copyright protections - FOX 2
  • Missouri charter schools would see more funding under just-approved bill - KSDK
  • Missouri DHSS Warns Residents Not to DIY Their Own Infant Formula - RFT
  • Missouri election chief: Redistricting risks election errors - stltoday.com
  • Missouri lawmakers adopt US House districts with GOP edge - FOX 2
  • Missouri lawmakers send bill to increase funding for charter schools to governor - Missouri Independent
  • Missouri Senate adjourns early after passing congressional redistricting map - Missouri Independent
  • Missouri Senate divisions on full display going into session’s final days - Missouri Independent
  • Missouri Senate sends new congressional map to governor, ends session early - stltoday.com
  • Missouri State Park to Host Blood Moon Viewing - RFT
  • Senate Democrats play charades to delay action on GOP ballot measure - stltoday.com
  • Top Senate leader again rebuffed over effort to ban illegal slot machines in Missouri - stltoday.com
  • Voter ID bill clears Missouri legislature despite fierce criticism from Black Democrats - Missouri Independent

FedGov 🏛

  • How people on Social Security can get a $30 discount on internet service - FOX 2
  • U.S. Senate Democrats fail to enshrine nationwide abortion protections, vow more action - Missouri Independent
  • Pritzker calls for federal law, protests to protect abortion - FOX 2
  • Pritzker calls for federal law, protests to protect abortion - stltoday.com
  • Here’s A Map Of States That Had To Map U.S. Broadband Due To Federal Corruption And Incompetence - Techdirt
  • Rep. Katie Porter describes the case of Trump-era bribery her committee has referred to the DOJ for criminal prosecution - Boing Boing
  • Why Senate Democrats Are Forcing an Abortion Vote They Know They Will Fail - VICE US
  • U.S. Senator Targets Disney With Bill Limiting Copyright Protection Term - TorrentFreak

Covid19 Info 🦠

Jobs 📄

  • Human Relations Specialist - Jobs

History 🦕

  • A little nudity outside Union Station raised quite a ruckus in 1940 - stltoday.com
  • KMOX's Charlie Brennan signs off today - FOX 2
  • May 12, 1966: the opening of the new Busch Stadium was a tub-thumping civic cause - stltoday.com
  • May 24, 2022 St. Louis Land Tax Sale - NextSTL - r/StLouis


  • Automatically make masking tape labels with this Arduino-powered machine - Arduino Blog

Sustainability ♻️

  • Gas prices set new record-highs in Missouri, Illinois - FOX 2
  • Missouri hits new record high for average gas price - KSDK
  • MIT's 'Sun-in-a-Box' Uses Light as an Efficient Form of Energy - Gizmodo
  • Report: 'Carbon Bombs' Are Poised to Screw Us Over Big Time - Gizmodo

Infrastructure 🚽

  • AT&T will use phone location data to route 911 calls to the right responders - Engadget

Ecology 🦤

  • A quiet revolution: Southwest cities learn to thrive amid drought - Grist
  • The Southwest’s Drought and Fires Are a Window to Our Climate Change Future - ProPublica
  • Climate Change May Be Giving the World’s Oceans Amnesia - Gizmodo
  • Plants Can Grow in Lunar Soil—but They Hate It - Gizmodo
  • Scientists Grow Plants in Moon Soil for First Time in Major Breakthrough - VICE US
  • Wildfires are still catching us off-guard. Congress’ plan to fix that isn’t going anywhere. - Grist

Twitter 🐦

  • Elon Musk faces a federal probe over late disclosure of his initial Twitter stake - Engadget
  • Elon Musk Is Reportedly in Hot Water With the SEC, Again - Gizmodo
  • Twitter Axes its Head of Product During His Paternity Leave - Gizmodo
  • Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal Fires Company’s Heads of Product and Revenue - Daring Fireball
  • Twitter's CEO fires top product exec as company cuts costs - Engadget

Captain's Blog 🏴‍☠️

  • After you die, your eyes continue to see for up to five hours - Boing Boing
  • A plan for Drupal 11 - Dries Buytaert
  • Everything we now know about the Milky Way’s supermassive black hole - Freethink
  • How Astronomers Captured Images of the Supermassive Black Hole At the Center of Our Milky Way - Laughing Squid
  • How NASA’s liquid lenses could revolutionize space exploration - Freethink
  • Scientists reveal first image of the black hole in the center of our galaxy - Engadget
  • This Is the First-Ever Image of the Supermassive Black Hole at Our Galaxy’s Center - VICE US
  • Your First Look at NASA's Latest Expedition to the ISS - Gizmodo
  • Anatomy of a campaign to inject JavaScript into compromised WordPress sites - The Register
  • Android Auto is Getting a Much-Needed Makeover - Gizmodo
  • Anonymous Social Media App Yik Yak Exposed Users’ Precise Locations - VICE US
  • Another Spinal Tap movie is in the works - Boing Boing
  • Coinbase CEO says everything's OK after SEC filing gives netizens the jitters - The Register
  • Crypto Marketplace OpenSea Cracking Down on NFT Fakes - Gizmodo
  • Elon Musk Says Tesla Superchargers Will Work With Other Electric Vehicles in the US - VICE US
  • Elon Musk thinks people should work in factories 24 hours a day - Boing Boing
  • Fresh ransomware samples indicate REvil is back - The Register
  • Google Maps is turning the world into one huge SimCity model - Boing Boing
  • Google Maps to Gain Impressive New 'Immersive View' Later This Year - MacRumors
  • IBM's autonomous Mayflower ship breaks down in second transatlantic attempt - The Register
  • Multiple Crypto Stablecoins Not So Stable Amid Market Crash - VICE US
  • Open-source leaders' reputations as jerks is undeserved - The Register
  • Panzura scores $80 million funding to grow storage footprint - The Register
  • Tether and Luna's Plunge Could End the Crypto Free-for-All - Gizmodo
  • Tether Sinks Below $1 in Nightmare Scenario for Bitcoin's Future - Gizmodo
  • Vehicles Equipped With Active Driving Assistance Tech Slammed Into Cyclists During AAA Test - Gizmodo