STLduJournal ⏳ · 2022-09-17 0

STLduJour(nal) ⏳ – MMXXII:260-AM

STL: Saturday, September 17, 2022

Events 📆

  • The Best Concerts in St. Louis This Week: September 15 to 21 – RFT
  • Great Forest Park Balloon Race festivities start today – FOX 2
  • Grant’s Farm Oktoberfest kicks off today – FOX 2
  • Fall festivals? We’ve got a list for that. – KSDK

BuySTL 👜

  • 4 companies ink deals as demand grows for St. Louis-area warehouses –
  • St. Louis-area store among 56 Bed Bath & Beyond locations slated to close – KSDK

Restaurants 🍲

  • St. Louis Standards: Robust Bistro and Wine Bar Is the Toast of St. Louis – RFT
  • ‘We’ll always be a roast beef place’: Inside Lion’s Choice’s counterintuitive new menu item – KSDK
  • A signature move –

STLfood ⚜️

  • Plant Craft Kitchen’s Rachel Carr dishes on healthy recipes, restaurants, and more – St. Louis Magazine
  • Mushrooms Naturally is growing high-quality mushrooms for St. Louis chefs and home cooks –
  • Good morning donut lovers! Here’s the latest episode of the STL Donut Tour highlighting Glazed Cinnamon Twists! – r/StLouis

Neighborhoods 🏡

  • Hundreds of St. Louis-area homeowners in limbo months after flood: Rebuild? Or not? –
  • A New Mural Walk Will Beautify Midtown St. Louis – RFT

STL100 💯

  • Over 100 area immigrants to become U.S. citizens today – FOX 2
  • XFL to Keep St Louis Battlehawks name – r/StLouis

STL99 😱

  • Carjackers ‘bump-and-rob’ man on I-64 in Illinois – FOX 2
  • St. Louis Botched the Ballon Glow – r/StLouis
  • Car wash considered for development at deadly Chippewa and Landowne Intersection – r/StLouis
  • Stores install barriers after robberies at gun shops, dispensaries – r/StLouis
  • ‘Sweetie Pie’s’ star Tim Norman guilty on all charges in murder-for-hire trial –
  • Death decending – r/StLouis

99MO 😱

WW99 😱

  • Thousands of Migrants Are Arriving in El Paso. They Have Nowhere to Sleep. – VICE US

Pox Populi™ 🦠

  • Appointments available for monkeypox vaccine clinic in St. Louis Saturday – KSDK
  • Illinois drops COVID-19 testing requirement for unvaccinated school, child care employees – FOX 2
  • Illinois governor ends COVID-19 test mandate for unvaccinated school and day care workers –

Police 🚓

  • Tonight’s Guns ‘n Hoses Red and Blue Gala supports BackStoppers – FOX 2
  • FBI investigates swatting calls at several Missouri schools – FOX 2
  • Swatting incidents reported at multiple Kansas, Missouri high schools – FOX 2
  • Friends say man was in crisis before St. Louis police shot him. But mental health team didn’t respond. –
  • Video of fatal St. Louis police shooting shows teen reached for black object he dropped –
  • Police allow reporters to view security video of deadly police shooting of 16-year-old – KSDK
  • St. Louis Police Show Surveillance Video of Officers Shooting Teen – RFT
  • Ferguson Activist Darren Seals Was Surveilled by FBI, File Shows – RFT
  • Cop Who Shot and Killed 911 Caller Christian Glass Is Still on Duty – VICE US
  • Cops Want Everyone to Chill on Questions About Mass Killer’s Death in Custody: ‘This Is Not a TV Drama’ – VICE US
  • Only Black Cop in Florida K-9 Unit Says Colleagues Used the N-Word All the Time – VICE US

DotGov 🏛

  • ‘Goliath is wobbling’: Louisiana court strikes blow to Formosa’s giant plastics plant – Grist

CityGov 🏛

  • Testing Procedures for the Job Classification of Police Lieutenant RFP – City of St. Louis

LocalGov 🏛

  • St. Louis County Council considering $300,000 study on building new morgue to solve space problems – FOX 2
  • Department of Labor awards $5.8 million grant to be a part of the Apprenticeship Building America program – St. Louis Regional Freightway

MoGov 🏛

  • Missouri law loomed over Kansas City’s work to design a climate plan – Missouri Independent
  • Missouri lawmaker introduces new sports gambling bill – FOX 2
  • GOP candidate Schmitt a no-show at Senate debate in Missouri – FOX 2
  • Three US Senate candidates face questions at forum. Schmitt skips event. –
  • GOP candidate Eric Schmitt a no-show at Senate candidate forum in Missouri – KSDK
  • Schmitt no-shows Missouri Senate debate, Valentine slams Chinese ownership of farmland – Missouri Independent

FedGov 🏛

  • CISA orders agencies to patch vulnerability used in Stuxnet attacks – BleepingComputer
  • New federal guidance aims to strengthen Indigenous land management – Grist
  • 5th Circuit Rewrites A Century Of 1st Amendment Law To Argue Internet Companies Have No Right To Moderate – Techdirt
  • Congresswoman Urges FTC to Investigate Newly Revealed Police Software Surveilling Americans’ Movements – Gizmodo
  • Trump’s Cronies Are Getting Slammed With Subpoenas – VICE US
  • Stand back, the FTC is here to police gig work – The Register
  • U.S. Safety Agency Warns People to Stop Buying Male-to-Male Extension Cords on Amazon – Gizmodo
  • CPSC warns consumers to stop using male-to-male extension cords sold on Amazon – Hacker News
  • Exclusive: Big Tech Spent Over $30 Billion Acquiring Companies While Regulators Tried to Reel Them In – Gizmodo

Jobs 📄

History 🦕

Sustainability ♻️

  • ACBL To Operate Forthcoming Mv. Hydrogen One – The Waterways Journal
  • Reasons to be cheerful: ‘GPU mining is dead less than 24 hours after the merge’ – Hacker News
  • GPU mining no longer profitable after Ethereum merge – Hacker News

Infrastructure 🚽

  • Water Tank Management System Used Worldwide Has Unpatched Security Hole – SecurityWeek
  • The Effort to Build the 700-Mile Trans Ozark Trail – Terrain Magazine
  • Downtown’s Merchants Bridge reopens following decade-long, $222M replacement project – KSDK

Ecology 🦤

  • Man catches giant 90-pound catfish near St. Louis – FOX 2

WWwx 🌦

  • Massachusetts’ Cranberry Harvest Is in Peril Due to Northeast Drought – Gizmodo
  • Is climate change to blame for the Pakistan floods? Here’s what we know. – Grist
  • Scientists Have Already Attributed Pakistan’s Extreme 2022 Monsoon to Climate Change – Gizmodo
  • Pakistan Lost $30 Billion in Floods. Should Rich Polluting Countries Pay Up? – VICE US

WWW99 🕸

  • Mudge’s Testimony Shows He Was Acting As An Activist, Not An Executive – Techdirt
  • Biden Falsely Claims That Removing Section 230 And Forced Transparency Will Stop Hatred; He’s Dangerously Wrong – Techdirt
  • California’s Age Appropriate Design Code Is Radical Anti-Internet Policy – Techdirt
  • Adobe Really Wants To Help Netflix With Its Dumb Password Sharing Cash Grab – Techdirt
  • Akamai Sees Europe’s Biggest DDoS Attack to Date – SecurityWeek
  • Uber Investigating Data Breach After Hacker Claims Extensive Compromise – SecurityWeek
  • Uber finds ‘no evidence’ that sensitive user data was stolen in hack – Engadget
  • Uber Investigating Massive Security Breach by Alleged Teen Hacker – Gizmodo
  • UHaul Data Breach – Hacker News
  • LastPass was hacked, but it says no user data was compromised – Engadget
  • Microsoft Teams has been storing authentication tokens in plaintext – Engadget
  • Let Them Fight: Feud Breaks Out Between 8kun and Kiwi Farms Founders – Gizmodo
  • QAnon Celebrity and 8kun Owner Jim Watkins Claims He Bought Kiwi Farms – VICE US
  • Parler Enters the Cloud Service Business on an ‘Uncancelable’ Crusade – Gizmodo
  • Social media app Parler buys cloud-services provider – Hacker News
  • This Hacker Stole Data From 200M Americans. Now He’s Infiltrating Scam Gangs. – VICE US

Space 🚀

  • What is in the sky right now? From Dogtown. – r/StLouis
  • Congress Requests More Transparency Into Probe of Blue Origin Rocket Mishap – Gizmodo
  • NASA’s DART Deploys Camera Probe Ahead of Asteroid Impact – Gizmodo
  • NASA Has Found Ingredients for Life in ‘Every Target That We’ve Observed’ on Mars – VICE US
  • Galileo Project now fully funded for expedition to study an interstellar meteor – Hacker News


  • Elecrow CrowPi L: Chromebook Killer for Creatives? – Make
  • YouTubers try to protect their catalytic converters – Boing Boing
  • Figma Alternatives – Hacker News
  • Email deliverability: Everything you need to know – Hacker News
  • Open standards body for digital wallets announced – The Register

Captain’s Blog 🏴‍☠️

  • Why Craigslist still looks the same after 25 years – Hacker News
  • The DC Film Universe Is Resurrecting Keanu Reeves in a Constantine Sequel – Gizmodo
  • Linux luminaries discuss efforts to bring Rust to the kernel – The Register
  • Shopify lets staff decide cash-stock pay mix as shares dive – Hacker News
  • The lost ways of programming: Commodore 64 BASIC (2020) – Hacker News
  • Cloudflare has replaced Nginx with in-house, Rust-written Pingora – Hacker News
  • Foldscope: The Paper Microscope – Hacker News
  • Airstream entry-level (ish) camper van swerves toward off-grid freedom – New Atlas