By JW | Thu, 12/09/2021 - 00:39

STL: Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Events 📆

  • Gateway Outdoor Expo Rescheduled For April 1 & 2, 2022 - RiverBender
  • The City Museum is Calling All the Misfits for Its New Holiday Pop-Up Bar - RFT

BuySTL 👜

Restaurants 🍲

Neighborhoods 🏡


  • St. Louis-area TV chefs offer up favorite recipes -

Nature 🦝

  • The best places to spot bald eagles in Missouri this winter - FOX 2
  • After Polluting Their Water For Years, Florida Says It Will Start Feeding Starving Manatees - Gizmodo

STL99 😱

  • Enrique, the St. Louis Zoo penguin famous for wearing therapeutic boots, has died -
  • 2 beloved Saint Louis Zoo animals die - KSDK
  • St. Louis-based Medicaid giant Centene settles fraud allegations with Kansas for $27.6M - Missouri Independent
  • St. Louis-area test scores show pandemic slide in math and English -

STL100 💯

  • City of St. Louis offering free firewood to residents - KSDK

99MO 😱

  • St. Louis Area Abortion Clinics Brace for Supreme Court Ruling - RFT
  • University of Missouri loses sponsorship of three low-performing charter schools -
  • Man arrested after threatening to shoot Festus students in 'name of Kyle Rittenhouse', police say - KSDK

Crime 🗯

  • Man accused of 5 cell phone store robberies in St. Louis -
  • Other charges possible against ‘person of interest’ in MetroBus shooting -
  • Charges filed against ‘person of interest’ in connection to MetroBus shooting -
  • Person of interest in MetroBus shooting charged with resisting arrest, gun charge - KSDK

DotGov 🏛

  • Russia Blocks and Begins Blocking of Wider Tor Network - TorrentFreak
  • CIA Director: Duh, Of Course, the CIA Is Into Cryptocurrency - Gizmodo

CityGov 🏛

  • Redistricting Map Ward Numbering Event - City of St. Louis, MO
  • New STL City ward Assignments - r/StLouis
  • St. Louis aldermen give first-round approval to redistricting plan -
  • Confusion, absurdity over coin toss in St. Louis redistricting process - FOX 2
  • St. Louis ward redistricting map one step closer to final approval - FOX 2

LocalGov 🏛

  • Dozens lining up to work at St. Louis County Jail after pay raise announcement - FOX 2

MoGov 🏛

  • Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt leads push to target billions to state wildlife conservation - Missouri Independent
  • Lawmaker seeks help from Missouri Attorney General on open records requests - Missouri Independent
  • Missouri raising minimum wage to $11.15 an hour - FOX 2
  • Missouri AG wants parents to report schools enforcing mask mandates - FOX 2
  • Schmitt urges Missouri parents to turn in school districts he says are breaking court order -
  • Missouri parents asked to report schools enforcing mask mandates, quarantine orders - KSDK
  • WATCH: President Biden discusses infrastructure plan in Kansas City - FOX 2
  • Missouri lawmaker’s plan would usher in partisan elections at the local level -
  • Legislation would bar warrantless searches in Missouri based solely on the smell of marijuana -
  • Missouri Governor Still Lying About Reporters Who Uncovered Ridiculous Bad State Computer Security; Still Insists They Were Hackers - Techdirt.
  • Parson says he still believes Post-Dispatch reporter broke hacking law -

FedGov 🏛

  • President Biden gets barbecue to-go from a Kansas City favorite - FOX 2
  • Biden speaks in Missouri about $1 trillion infrastructure law - KSDK
  • Biden has new brand for infrastructure deal he's promoting in Missouri - FOX 2
  • Biden orders federal government to become carbon neutral by 2050 - Grist
  • Conservatives prepare new push for constitutional convention - FOX 2
  • Whistleblower sends alert about toxic exposure at a St. Louis federal facility - FOX 2

Covid19 Info 🦠

  • St. Louis hospitalizations up among unvaccinated, prompts booster rush before winter surge - FOX 2
  • COVID-19 hospitalizations up dramatically in Missouri - FOX 2
  • COVID-19 hospitalizations up dramatically in Missouri - KSDK
  • 70% of Missouri adults have received first COVID vaccine dose - FOX 2
  • Judge halts Biden vaccine mandate for federal contractors nationwide - FOX 2
  • St. Louis-area hospitals struggle to keep up with latest surge of COVID-19 patients, task force leader says -

Jobs 📄

  • New training programs to help Accenture staff up new tech center -

History 🦕

  • A Look Back • Jack Daniel's distillery in St. Louis was target of crime during Prohibition -

Captain's Log 🏴‍☠️

  • Amazon Web Services went down for a long stretch yesterday, big ripple impact - The Loop
  • Amazon's Server Outage Took Down a 'Decentralized' Crypto Exchange - VICE US
  • AWS Is the Internet's Biggest Single Point of Failure - VICE US
  • AWS Outage Ripples Through U.S. - Communications of the ACM: News
  • Over 200 Newspapers Are Suing Facebook and Google for Decimating Their Advertising - Gizmodo
  • Firefox plug-in to make Wikipedia nicer - Boing Boing
  • It's a thrill to watch this musician play a one-string bass - Boing Boing
  • Report Showcases How Elon Musk Undermined His Own Engineers And Endangered Public Safety - Techdirt.
  • Space X Engine Production Woes Could Screw Up Musk's Starlink Broadband Play - Techdirt.
  • Links on WordPress I - CSS-Tricks
  • Apple Launches Redesigned Open Source Website - MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - All Stories