STLduJournal ⏳ · 2022-08-05 0

STLduJour(nal) ⏳ – MMXXII:217-AM

STL: Friday, August 5, 2022

Flood 🌊

  • Flood aid center reaches full capacity in University City – FOX 2
  • Flood aid center in University City overwhelmed with long line – FOX 2
  • Hundreds line up in University City for flood assistance as region hammered by more rain –
  • St. Louis area flood assistance centers overwhelmed as hundreds seek resources – KSDK
  • Gov. Parson requests federal disaster declaration in response to flash flooding – KSDK
  • Governor Parson requests federal disaster relief in St.Louis region due to flood – FOX 2
  • Flash flooding washes out Rock Hill businesses, roads for 2nd time in weeks – KSDK
  • University City looks for solutions to flood issues in River Des Peres – FOX 2
  • Car washes onto nuclear contaminated site – neighbors ask, what washed off? – FOX 2
  • Creeks overwhelmed by heavy rain for 3rd time in over a week – FOX 2
  • 21 people rescued from floodwaters in Madison County, Mo. – FOX 2
  • Microburst and lightning caught on camera Wednesday night – FOX 2
  • Dozens rescued from flash flooding in Fenton, Mo. – FOX 2
  • St. Louis suffers second round of record-setting rain. These charts tell the story. –
  • New report quantifies the costs of buying a home that has previously flooded – Grist

Events 📆

BuySTL 👜

  • Schnucks Issues Allergy Alert On Single Lot Of Schnucks Fruit And Nut Trail Mix – RiverBender
  • St. Louis Company Found the Source for Great Caviar: the Midwest – RFT

    Restaurants 🍲

  • Iconic Bosnian Restaurant Grbic To Close, Transition to Events Space – RFT
  • A conversation with Hatch’d owner Joshua Sturma – St. Louis Magazine
  • St. Louis Cuban Spot Havana’s Cuisine Serves Magic Sandwiches – RFT
  • Katie’s Pizza Donates To Marygrove – The Local Restaurant Supports Nearly 700 Children With A Donation – RiverBender
  • Bistro La Floraison Comes to Clayton – Good Food St. Louis

STLfood ⚜️

  • St. Louis company, rootberry, opens ghost kitchen with expanded menu – KSDK
  • Steve’s Hot Dogs Is Now Offering a Pork Steak Dog – RFT
  • STL Pizza Art! – stLouIST
  • This was by far one of my best purchases! – r/StLouis

Neighborhoods 🏡

  • City issues nuisance notice, condemnations for controversial downtown St. Louis lofts –
  • Downtown leaders to city: Spend more to make downtown St. Louis safe –
  • Downtown St. Louis study highlights major economic impact amid concerns – FOX 2
  • An update on crime near downtown – r/StLouis
  • East Alton’s Tyler Lafferty Comes Home To Continue Career In Parks And Recreation – RiverBender
  • Destination: Ironton, Missouri, is Having its Moment – Terrain Magazine

STL100 💯

  • Grant’s Farm welcomes five new Clydesdales – FOX 2
  • St. Louis is most desired Airbnb destination in Missouri, study says – FOX 2
  • Prep work starts on Forest Park waterways project – FOX 2

STL99 😱

  • The Loop Trolley 🚃 – stLouIST
  • Loop Trolley operations return to Delmar Loop today – FOX 2
  • Trolly, the Return – r/StLouis
  • Loop Trolley Actually Executes a Successful Ride on its First Day Back – RFT
  • Loop Trolley starts anew in St. Louis; even its riders disagree on its worth –
  • Ted Drewes to get median, crosswalk after two killed in traffic, alderman says –
  • Road safety changes could be coming to Chippewa Street near Ted Drewes – KSDK
  • St. Louis officials plans for safety measures after a teen was killed on Chippewa – FOX 2
  • Latest Roundup cancer trial against Monsanto begins in St. Louis County –

WW99 😱

  • Russia Gives Brittney Griner 9 Years for Drug Smuggling a Tiny Amount of Weed Oil – VICE US
  • The Chinese military exercises “are tantamount to an air and sea… – Maps on the Web
  • A pirate researcher compares today’s buccaneers with previous generations. “Pirates want to get in and out quickly.” – The Morning News

    Pox Populi™ 🦠

  • U.S. Declares National Public Health Emergency Over Monkeypox as Cases Multiply – Gizmodo
  • What does monkeypox look like, and what to do if you think you have it – Boing Boing
  • As U.S. declares public health emergency, science leaders ask publishers for access to monkeypox research – Science Magazine

Police 🚓

  • San Diego joins other cities in restricting cops’ use of surveillance technology – Engadget

DotGov 🏛

CityGov 🏛

  • St. Louis’ largest men’s shelter is under new management again –
  • For Laura Keys, the Third Time’s the Charm in 21st Ward Aldermanic Race – RFT
  • Former top police official writes in support of indicted ex-St. Louis Alderman John Collins-Muhammad – KSDK
  • Verify: Will federally indicted St. Louis alderman still get a pension? – KSDK
  • City of St. Louis gives civilian oversight subpoena power in investigations of law enforcement misconduct – KSDK
  • ‘A bold-faced LIE’: St. Louis mayor blasts Black police officer group’s criticism of oversight bill – KSDK

    MoGov 🏛

  • Missouri state commission told low pay, lack of support is fueling teacher shortage – Missouri Independent
  • Missouri prepping for new rules on campaign donations by businesses –
  • Missouri Dems turn to Illinois, Kansas for abortion help – FOX 2

    FedGov 🏛

  • Members of U.S. Senate committee consider bipartisan changes to Electoral Count Act – Missouri Independent
  • Election officials at U.S. Senate hearing describe threats, spread of misinformation – Missouri Independent
  • Biden Gives Activist Shareholders A Leg Up – The Lever
  • In court Alex Jones testified he didn’t broadcast a photo of the judge on fire, then lawyer shows jurors Jones’ photo of judge on fire – Boing Boing
  • A Copy of Alex Jones’ Cellphone Will Be Turned Over to the January 6 Committee ‘Immediately’ – VICE US

Jobs 📄

  • St. Louis area teens get paid $1,000 to learn the trades as a career path – KSDK
  • Starbucks Is Firing a Huge Number of Pro-Union Workers – VICE US
  • Government Sues Former McDonald’s Employees to Comply With Subpoenas About Surveilling Workers – VICE US

History 🦕

  • Maplewood History: Lustron Homes – 40 South News
  • St. Louis archivists discover original 1878 Budweiser trademark and label – FOX 2
  • Surveys commissioned by 16th century Spanish king provide unprecedented ecological snapshot – Science Magazine

Sustainability ♻️

  • To Save The Planet, We Must Choose – The Lever
  • In exchange for climate legislation, Joe Manchin was promised a pipeline. Will he get it? – Grist

    Infrastructure 🚽

  • Contact 2 explores root causes of high utility bills in the Metro East – FOX 2
  • Volkswagen’s US-made 2023 ID.4 EV will start at $37,495 – Engadget

    Ecology 🦤

  • EPA orders St. Louis shop to stop selling illegal pesticides – FOX 2
  • The Most Mysterious Animals in the World Are Heading Toward Extinction, Scientists Say – VICE US
  • Everyone’s Favorite Coral Reef Is Thriving—Kinda – Gizmodo
  • How a Federal Agency Is Contributing to Salmon’s Decline in the Northwest – ProPublica

Space 🚀

  • Something is making the Earth spin faster and days shorter – Engadget
  • James Webb keeps breaking records for most distant galaxies ever seen – New Atlas
  • Amateurs excel in the 2022 David Malin astrophotography awards – New Atlas
  • Fix to Malfunctioning Lucy Probe Good Enough to Complete Asteroid Mission, NASA Says – Gizmodo


  • This air cleaner activates when it hears shop tools running – Arduino Blog

Captain’s Blog 🏴‍☠️

  • TCMH v.40: In Search Of Zaqistan – Thomas Crone’s Memory Hall
  • HBO Max and Discovery+ to combine into one streaming platform in 2023 – Engadget
  • Google made one of its best search shortcuts even more useful – Engadget
  • Crab-inspired artificial vision system works on land and underwater – Engadget
  • Microsoft Teams has finally been optimized for Apple Silicon Macs – Engadget
  • The Morning After: Winamp, your old MP3 software of choice, is back – Engadget
  • Latest OnePlus flagship can receive a full day’s top-up in just 10 minutes – New Atlas
  • Rugged, eco-friendly Airstream trailer treads lightly but boldly – New Atlas
  • Trump Henchman Refuses to Hand Over Emails From Private Account Without Immunity – Gizmodo
  • Federal Judge Places County Jail Into Receivership After County Fails To Comply With Consent Decree – Techdirt
  • Please Don’t Normalize Copyright As A Tool For Censorship – Techdirt
  • Pluralistic: 04 Aug 2022 – Pluralistic: Daily links from Cory Doctorow
  • The increase in the price of Natural Gas since 2019 has pushed… – Maps on the Web
  • OKRs: A Complete Guide for Success – noupe
  • Mark Hamill Works the Jack In the Box Drive-Thru Where He Once Got Fired for Doing Clown Voices – Laughing Squid
  • Rabbit show jumping is a thing, and it’s spectacular – Boing Boing