By JW | Tue, 08/23/2022 - 08:50

STL: Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Events 📆

  • Apple Picking Season Begins at Eckert’s Farms in Illinois – RFT
  • St. Louis Public Schools see successful first day despite bus driver shortage – KSDK
  • Buses run late, new schools open as students return to class across St. Louis – stltoday.com

Restaurants 🍲

STL100 💯

  • St. Louisans Need to Fight for Hawn State Park’s Future – RFT

STL99 😱

  • ‘It’s heartbreaking’: Flooded Florissant businesses still closed, nearly a month after flood – KSDK
  • St. Louis shootings leave 4 dead on Sunday – KSDK

99MO 😱

  • ‘I’m Not Worth Your Gucci?’ Missouri Preacher Asks in Viral Sermon – RFT

Pox Populi™ 🦠

  • More monkeypox vaccines are available in St. Louis, eligibility expands – St. Louis Magazine

Police 🚓

  • The pay disparity between City and County Police Officers is set to explode. – r/StLouis
  • St. Louis Police ask for Assistance Seeking 8.15.22 Homicide Suspect – The Big 550 KTRS
  • Police share pic of suspected gunman in south St. Louis homicide – FOX 2
  • Cops Caught on Video Pinning Man Down and Bashing His Head on Sidewalk – VICE US

DotGov 🏛

CityGov 🏛

  • Lewis Reed to Plead Guilty on Friday – RFT
  • Change-of-plea hearing scheduled for former board president Lewis Reed in bribery case – KSDK
  • St. Louis hasn’t given a fire department test in 9 years. Some say city still required to make promotions – stltoday.com
  • Fire Apparatus Fleet Maintenance and Services Request for Proposals – City Procurement

    MoGov 🏛

  • Gov. Mike Parson wants to lower Missourians’ income tax – FOX 2
  • Missouri governor calls special session after Labor Day on $700 million income tax cut – Missouri Independent
  • Civic groups sue to block new law on Missouri voter outreach – FOX 2
  • Missouri marijuana campaign made ballot with tactic that surprised longtime observers – Missouri Independent
  • Missouri Department of Conservation strips fish of world record status – FOX 2

    FedGov 🏛

  • Fauci to leave Biden administration in December – FOX 2
  • Dr. Anthony Fauci, Face of the US COVID Response, Is Stepping Down – VICE US
  • The IRS could be on the verge of changing the way Americans file their taxes – FOX 2

Jobs 📄

History 🦕

  • Aug. 22, 1876 • How the ‘Great Divorce’ of St. Louis City and St. Louis County started – stltoday.com

Ecology 🦤

  • Citizen scientists take on the scourge of the nurdle – Boing Boing

Twitter 🐦

  • Elon Musk subpoenas Jack Dorsey amid Twitter legal fight – Engadget

Space 🚀

  • People react to NASA’s ‘haunting’ noises from a black hole – FOX 2
  • New Webb Telescope Images of Jupiter Reveal the Planet’s Glimmering Auroras – Gizmodo
  • SpaceX Starlink ‘train’ of satellites illuminates Northwest skies – BleepingComputer

DIY 🪓

  • Lenovo Sends Legal Goons After Upstart Competitor Framework… Because Of A 3D Printed Case Power Button – Techdirt

Captain’s Blog 🏴‍☠️

  • It’s my 20th anniversary – Kevin Drum
  • W3C’s planned transition to HTTPS stymied by legacy laggards – The Register
  • Gab Users Somehow Astounded To Discover Gab Will Comply With FBI Requests For User Information – Techdirt
  • Big Tech is building the metaverse of its own dreams. You don’t want to go there – The Register
  • Elon Musk’s Neuralink will show brain implant progress at a Halloween show-and-tell – Engadget
  • Novant Health Says Malformed Tracking Pixel Exposed Health Data to Meta – SecurityWeek
  • Drupal: cache tags for all, regardless your backend – Blog
  • Video: chaos ensues as runaway bull runs through bank – Boing Boing