By JW | Thu, 12/09/2021 - 22:52

STL: Thursday, December 9, 2021

Events 📆

  • The best food and drink events in St. Louis this weekend: Dec. 10-12 -
  • Soulard Market Celebrates The Holiday Season This Weekend - RFT

BuySTL 👜

  • Here’s the Story of What Happened After Shark Tank Success for Flipstik - EQ

Neighborhoods 🏡


  • One board to rule them all: History of the Arduino UNO - Arduino Blog
  • John Deere Blows Off Shareholders Asking About Right to Repair - VICE US

Sustainability ♻️

  • Ameren rates will be going up. The question is: Who will pay, and how much? -
  • Ameren looking to raise electric and gas rates - KSDK

STL99 😱

  • Loop Trolley plots a 2022 return, but little has been decided - KSDK
  • Some students in St. Louis area schools disregard rules on mask-wearing - FOX 2
  • Post-Dispatch owner rejects purchase offer from hedge fund Alden -

STL100 💯

  • St. Louis not on this new list of most dangerous cities in America - FOX 2

99MO 😱

  • Missouri is among the states most impacted by rural hospitals closing - FOX 2
  • 💧 A Lack of Integrity in Missouri - One Foot Tsunami

100MO 💯

  • Missouri effort launched to put legal marijuana to 2022 vote - FOX 2
  • Opinion: Missouri lawmakers must take action to legalize marijuana -

Crime 🗯

  • MetroBus shooting suspect charged - FOX 2
  • Federal charges added against St. Louis man accused of fatal carjacking -
  • St. Louis man charged with shooting MetroBus driver -
  • Warrants issued for contractor who posed as police chief - KSDK
  • Suspect facing several new charges after MetroBus driver critically injured in shooting - KSDK

Police 🚓

  • FBI Might Shut Down Its Police Use-of-Force Database Because, Surprise, Cops Aren't Participating - Gizmodo

DotGov 🏛

  • Washington D.C. renamed the street in front of the Saudi embassy to "Jamal Khashoggi Way" - Boing Boing

LocalGov 🏛

  • St. Louis County ends mask rule as school districts resist pressure from Schmitt - Missouri Independent
  • St. Louis County removes mask mandate - FOX 2
  • St. Louis County rescinds mask mandate -
  • St. Louis County ends mask mandate - KSDK
  • St. Louis County Council members, paid $20,000 a year, considering pay raise -

MoGov 🏛

  • This Missouri Health Department is ceasing all COVID work after court ruling - FOX 2
  • School districts defy Missouri attorney general after parents report masks - FOX 2

FedGov 🏛

  • Encrypted Phone Company Backdoored by FBI Will Lead to 'Years' of Arrests - VICE US

Jobs 📄

  • 'It's been a bloodbath': Goedeker's cuts dozens across St. Louis-based operation -

Captain's Log 🏴‍☠️

  • A Year In Another Part of the Internet -
  • Musician Builds an Inflatable Guitar to See If Helium Would Make It Sound Like a Ukulele - Laughing Squid
  • Pluralistic: 09 Dec 2021 - Pluralistic: Daily links from Cory Doctorow
  • Tiny liquid robots swim around powered by "food" in the water instead of electricity - Boing Boing
  • The fragile glass armonica - Boing Boing
  • The startup taking down corrupt prison communications to keep families connected - Freethink
  • People Are Spamming Kellogg’s Job Applications in Solidarity with Striking Workers - VICE US
  • Drop a Magnet on This Map and a Fake Window Provides Live Views From Around the World - Gizmodo
  • RIP Alexa Internet, We Hardly Knew You - Gizmodo
  • Breaking Out of the Box - A List Apart: The Full Feed