By JW | Wed, 01/12/2022 - 18:01

STL: Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Events 📆

  • SLSO cancels weekend performances due to COVID quarantining, close contact - KSDK
  • St. Louis Red Cross center reschedules donors during critical blood collection period - KSDK

BuySTL 👜

Restaurants 🍲

  • Jack Nolen's Survives to Deliver Perfect Burgers - RFT
  • Pizza Head's New Owners Promise Great Pizza Served with Integrity - RFT
  • Vegetarian pizzeria Pizza Head announces new owners -

Neighborhoods 🏡

  • Dissident property owners file another lawsuit against downtown taxing district, plan more in bid to shake up CID governance -


Sustainability ♻️

  • 2021 was another year of near-record warmth in St. Louis and across the US -
  • Save the nukes? - Grist
  • Flood survivors urge Congress to change inadequate insurance - Grist

Nature 🦝

STL99 😱

  • St. Louis gets cheated on best bagel city list -
  • Crash, car fire closes both directions of I-44 near Jamieson in south St. Louis - KSDK

STL100 💯

  • MLB star pinch hits for local elementary school hurt by staff shortages - r/StLouis
  • St. Louis soccer prospects should dominate 2022 MLS SuperDraft - FOX 2
  • U.S. Chess Federation plans headquarters move to St. Louis - KSDK

99MO 😱

  • Missouri health departments lack authority, readjust fight against COVID - FOX 2

100MO 💯

  • University of Missouri hall named after graduate Sheryl Crow - FOX 2

Police 🚓

DotGov 🏛

  • Chicago’s “Race-Neutral” Traffic Cameras Ticket Black and Latino Drivers the Most - Articles and Investigations - ProPublica
  • Cannabis sales double in Illinois - FOX 2
  • Inflation soared to highest rate in 40 years as prices rose 7% in past year - FOX 2

CityGov 🏛

LocalGov 🏛

  • Amid mask fight, St. Louis County Council considers online-only meetings -

MoGov 🏛

  • Police chiefs statewide support suit against new Missouri gun law -
  • Missouri education committee puts early focus on parental rights, critical race theory - Missouri Independent
  • GOP leaders, Democrats agree to make it harder to stop a filibuster in Missouri Senate - Missouri Independent
  • Timing unclear for $5.3B bill to support Missouri Medicaid expansion, state pay raises - Missouri Independent
  • Missouri governor pushes 5.5% pay raise for state workers - KSDK
  • Missouri House begins working on increasing state employee pay - FOX 2
  • After governor changes sick leave policy, surge hits Missouri state workers -
  • Day 3 in the Missouri Senate marked by more GOP infighting -
  • Hearing on bills to ban critical race theory, adopt parents’ bill of rights draws record response -

FedGov 🏛

  • Biden issues disaster declaration for Missouri after storms -
  • Biden approves Missouri's disaster declaration from Dec. 10 tornado - FOX 2
  • Tax refunds could be delayed in 2022. Here's why - FOX 2

Covid 🦠

  • U.S. Ranks 59th Globally for Covid-19 Vaccinations, Just Behind Iran - Gizmodo
  • This Hospital System Asked Its Employees to Volunteer… at Their Jobs - VICE US
  • Open-Source Vaccines Got More Funding From Tito’s Vodka Than the Government - VICE US
  • How to get a free at-home COVID test in Missouri - KSDK
  • St. Louis urgent care opening up 'Swab Centers' for those who are asymptomatic - KSDK
  • UM board rejects mask mandates for start of spring semester - KSDK
  • Researchers detect near-record levels of COVID in Missouri wastewater - KSDK
  • 'People are using us as a primary care': St. Louis Fire Dept. sees surge in 911 COVID calls - KSDK
  • Former NFL player returns to St. Louis to open coronavirus testing lab - KSDK
  • Rockwood school board votes to extend mask requirement - FOX 2
  • Missouri hospitals report more than 3,100 COVID patients for 3rd straight day - FOX 2
  • St. Louis COVID task force says virus deaths mounting in the region - FOX 2
  • Home COVID tests to be covered by insurers starting Saturday - FOX 2
  • Rockwood School District reconsiders its plan to drop mask mandate - FOX 2
  • St. Louis County councilwoman gets COVID-19, changes stance on mask mandate - FOX 2
  • Health officials urge St. Louis-area residents to stay home as COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to break records -
  • Cardinal Glennon doctor advises risk management for parents who want to protect their kids from virus - FOX 2

Captain's Blog 🏴‍☠️

  • Countries whereby China has territorial claims on their lands - Maps on the Web
  • European Space Agency: Come on, hack our satellite if you think you're hard enough - The Register
  • Four million outdated Log4j downloads were served from Apache Maven Central alone despite vuln publicity blitz - The Register
  • Signal CEO Moxie Marlinspike resigns, leaves WhatsApp co-founder to run things until a successor is named - The Register
  • Firefox Focus for Android will offer another way to prevent cross-site tracking - Engadget
  • US greenhouse emissions increased by 6.2 percent last year - Engadget
  • Mozilla Is Going to Track Facebook Tracking You - Gizmodo
  • Google Exec Urges Apple to Adopt a Universal Messaging Standard - Gizmodo
  • How to find a domain's authoritative nameservers - Julia Evans
  • Gamers Don't Want NFTs - VICE US
  • Big Tech 'Antitrust Reform' Agenda Sags, Revealing Mostly Empty Rhetoric - Techdirt.