STLduJournal ⏳ · 2022-09-27 0

STLduJour(nal) ⏳ – MMXXII:269-PM

STL: Monday, September 26, 2022

Events 📆

  • 10 St. Louis pumpkin patches to visit this fall – St. Louis Magazine
  • Fall maze made from hemp opens in Godfrey – FOX 2
  • Taste of St. Louis drives economy during major festival weekend – KSDK

BuySTL 👜

  • City Greens Market’s Liz Essman is dedicated to providing fresh produce in the food desert surrounding The Grove –
  • Schnucks to acquire 2 Fricks Market locations in Franklin County – KSDK
  • Schnucks makes deal to acquire stores from another family-owned grocer – St. Louis Business Journal
  • Fricks grocery stores to become part of Schnucks chain –
  • Busch Stadium customers’ credit cards were charged multiple times at one game –
  • Popular bakery in the Metro East goes up in flames – FOX 2
  • Schnucks buying remaining Fricks Market stores – FOX 2
  • Boeing pays $200 million to settle SEC charges over 737 Max – FOX 2

Restaurants 🍲

  • Havana’s Cuban Sandwich – r/StLouis
  • Wood River’s 1929 Pizza And Wine Perimeter Wall Has Come Down – Set To Open In November – RiverBender

STLfood ⚜️

Neighborhoods 🏡

  • Project 5: STL ArtWorks adds color to the Delmar Loop – KSDK
  • Herculaneum residents’ petition against proposed Love’s truck stop surpasses goal – KSDK
  • Meetup At Aya Sofia – Lindenwood Park
  • LinFest is Back! Saturday, October 1, 2022 – Lindenwood Park

STL100 💯

  • St. Louis trucking firms gain drivers despite national shortage. Here’s how one did it. – KSDK
  • St. Louis area trucking firms gain drivers in 2021, bucking national trends – St. Louis Regional Freightway
  • The Biggest Tech Talent Hubs in the U.S. and Canada. – Maps on the Web

STL99 😱

  • If you use gas to heat your home, expect to pay 34% more this winter – KSDK
  • Body shop says cars are totaled ‘quite frequently’ from deer damage – KSDK

99MO 😱

  • Where Missouri and Illinois place on the ‘happiness ranking’ – FOX 2

WW99 😱

  • Putin bestows Russian citizenship upon Edward Snowden – Boing Boing
  • Iran’s Internet Shutdown Hides a Deadly Crackdown – Hacker News
  • You don’t understand how bad it could get in Europe this year – Hacker News
  • Europe is in danger of rolling electricity shortages – Hacker News
  • After Getting Blocked in Iran, Signal Wants You to Help Bypass Nation’s Restrictions – Gizmodo
  • NSA super-leaker Edward Snowden granted Russian citizenship – The Register
  • Brazil’s Far-Right Embraced the NRA and Gun Sales Are Soaring – VICE US
  • Russian recruitment officer in intensive care after draftee shoots him – Boing Boing
  • Germany’s Government Continues To Lock People Up For Being Extremely Online – Techdirt
  • 13 Regions of Russia where Russians are a Minority – Maps on the Web
  • Are Russians allowed to enter your country? by @Atlasova_world – Maps on the Web
  • Anti-government protests have been documented in 30 of… – Maps on the Web
  • The G7 consumes the same amount of Carbon as China with half as… – Maps on the Web
  • China emits more CO2 than the entire Western hemisphere – Maps on the Web

Pox Populi™ 🦠

  • COVID pandemic isn’t over, says Missouri Democrat Valentine in break with Biden –
  • What to know about this year’s flu season and getting your free flu shot – St. Louis Magazine
  • Japan pledges $2 billion in funding for pandemic vaccine research initiative – Engadget

Police 🚓

  • St. Louis Police Union Axes Jeff Roorda – RFT
  • Jeff Roorda out as manager of St. Louis police union –
  • Jeff Roorda out as manager of St. Louis police union – r/StLouis
  • Legal fight over civilian oversight of St. Louis police could have statewide implications – FOX 2
  • Lawsuit: Breckenridge Hills police have a pattern of abuse –
  • Private policing problems pinpointed –
  • San Francisco Legislators Approve Bill Giving Cops Live, On Demand Access To Private Security Cameras – Techdirt
  • Fifth Circuit Grants Immunity To Cop Who Decided To Violently Arrest Family That Called To Report A Crime – Techdirt

DotGov 🏛

CityGov 🏛

LocalGov 🏛

  • Suburban school districts in St. Louis area more likely to ban books under new law –
  • University City seeks federal funds to buy out flood-damaged homes – FOX 2
  • University City seeks to buy out just 24 houses, way fewer than expected – r/StLouis

MoGov 🏛

  • Top Missouri lawmaker urges federal prosecutors to intervene in Agape abuse case – Missouri Independent
  • Missouri failed to extend Medicaid for new moms. Lawmakers vow to try again. –
  • Missouri House speaker urges federal investigators to shut down Agape school – KSDK
  • Missouri House Speaker urges feds to shut down Agape school – FOX 2
  • Missouri’s foster care system in ‘desperate need,’ director says –
  • Fixing Missouri child welfare: Darrell Missey has it backwards – Missouri Independent
  • A conspiracy-fueled push to count ballots by hand gains traction – Missouri Independent
  • Missouri House leaders scramble to save the governor’s agriculture incentives bill – Missouri Independent
  • Missouri House barely passes agriculture tax credits legislation – FOX 2
  • Eric Schmitt absent –
  • Missouri judge weighing lawsuits over photo ID law – FOX 2

FedGov 🏛

  • FEMA approves over $35M in flood assistance. Here’s how you can apply – KSDK
  • FEMA officials offer free repair and rebuild advice at 3 different Home Depot locations – KSDK
  • The Fed plans to sharply boost unemployment – Hacker News
  • FBI misled judge who signed warrant for seizure of $86M in cash – Hacker News
  • The CIA’s New Podcast Is Propaganda That Aims to ‘Whitewash’ the Agency’s Dark History – Gizmodo
  • The Oath Keepers’ Jan. 6 Trial Is Here. And It’s Going to Be Weird. – VICE US
  • Conservatives Loved Expanding The 1st Amendment To Corporations… Until Last Year. Wonder Why? – Techdirt
  • ‘Securing Open Source Software Act’ introduced to US Senate – Hacker News

Jobs 📄

History 🦕

  • Incredible vintage film footage of STL! – r/StLouis
  • Interactive Map of White Flight in STL by Decade – r/StLouis
  • Irv’s Good Eats – St. Louis, MO – r/StLouis
  • 150 years ago St. Louis started its brief experiment with legalized prostitution –
  • HISTORY! Albert Pujols slugs 700th home run one at-bat after 699th – FOX 2
  • The Ancient Maya Were Regularly Exposed to Toxic Mercury, Scientists Say – Gizmodo

Sustainability ♻️

  • The Racism, and Resilience, Behind Today’s Salmon Crisis – ProPublica
  • Jeff Bezos is buying up single-family homes to rent-trap humanity forever – Hacker News
  • Offshore Wind 125 Times Better for Taxpayers Compared to Oil and Gas – Gizmodo
  • California to phase out gas furnaces, water heaters by 2030 – The Register

Infrastructure 🚽

  • A new mode of shipping aims to ease supply-chain pains and breathe new life into our rivers – St. Louis Magazine
  • USDA to spend $500 million extending high-speed internet to rural America – FOX 2
  • Learning from Cows: Community Owned WiFi-Mesh – Hacker News
  • The robot solving America’s trash crisis – Freethink
  • US Rail Network Map by Line Owner/Operator 2022 by u/Entroma – Maps on the Web
  • How Netflix keeps its data infrastructure cost-effective – Hacker News

Ecology 🦤

  • Rainscaping provides beauty and function when heavy rains fall – FOX 2
  • Axolotls can regenerate their brains – Freethink
  • The World’s Largest Organism Is ‘Breaking Up,’ Study Warns – VICE US
  • Ultra-Rare Diamond Reveals Secrets of Oceans of Water Deep Inside the Earth, Scientists Say – VICE US
  • World’s first cloned arctic wolf is now 100 days old – Freethink

WWwx 🌦

  • This summer’s drought and floods may impact 2022’s fall foliage – FOX 2
  • Summer 2022: A season of extreme St. Louis weather – FOX 2
  • Studying how climate change shapes floods and river landscapes – FOX 2

WWW99 🕸

  • Why Browsers Are Essential to the Internet and How OS Are Holding Them Back – Hacker News
  • Mozilla claims Apple, Google and Microsoft force users to use default browsers – Hacker News
  • Google CEO Sundar Pichai Tells Employees They Don’t Need Money to Have Fun Amid Cost Cuts – Gizmodo
  • Users reporting artifacts appearing in old images stored in Google Photos – Hacker News
  • When did POP and IMAP become a “legacy protocol?” – Hacker News
  • Whois: Fragile, Unparseable, Obsolete – Hacker News
  • 3x new books added to the Pirate Library Mirror – Hacker News
  • Google Is Showing Ads to Sell Your Kidney for $1M in India – Hacker News
  • Hackers use PowerPoint files for ‘mouseover’ malware delivery – BleepingComputer
  • Microsoft SQL servers hacked in TargetCompany ransomware attacks – BleepingComputer
  • Number of users by country u/Dabatman565 – Maps on the Web

Space 🚀

  • Don’t Miss Jupiter Shine Its Brightest in Almost 60 Years – HowStuffWorks
  • The FCC Finally Starts Taking Space Junk Seriously – Techdirt
  • Impact! NASA’s DART Spacecraft Crashes Head-On Into Asteroid – Gizmodo
  • Why DART Is the Most Important Mission Ever Launched to Space – Gizmodo
  • Watch Live: NASA’s DART Spacecraft Will Crash Into an Asteroid – Gizmodo
  • Tropical Storm Ian Forces NASA to Postpone Upcoming Launch of Megarocket – Gizmodo
  • This hero probe will smash into an asteroid to see if we can deflect future killer rocks – The Register
  • NASA’s DART spacecraft is about to smash into an asteroid – Freethink
  • Watch the First Asteroid Defense Test in History Happen Live in Space Tonight – VICE US
  • NASA probe smashes into an asteroid in historic test for planetary defense – New Atlas
  • The unpredictabilities of NASA’s wild plan to ram an asteroid off course – New Atlas
  • NASA will roll Artemis 1 back to shelter it from Hurricane Ian – Engadget
  • NASA battens down another Artemis launch window as hurricane approaches – The Register
  • NASA’s Megarocket Heads for Shelter as Hurricane Ian Approaches – Gizmodo
  • Elon Musk Says He’s Activating Starlink in Iran After U.S. Eases Restrictions on Tech Companies – Gizmodo
  • Starlink now over 1M user terminals manufactured – Hacker News


  • 10 Apple Recipes to Sweeten the Fall – Good Food St. Louis
  • Tacos Dorados Recipe – VICE US
  • Linus Torvalds predicts Linux Kernel 6.0 debut next week, dispels fear of delays – The Register
  • Introducing Meridian – Manton Reece
  • webЯcade –
  • The Most Useful Twitter Bots – Digital Inspiration
  • Real World OCaml: Functional Programming for the Masses – Hacker News
  • Enhance: a web standards-based HTML framework – Hacker News
  • 58 bytes of CSS to look great nearly everywhere – Hacker News
  • How to Create Wavy Shapes & Patterns in CSS – CSS-Tricks
  • How to 3D-Print One of the Strongest Stainless Steels – Hacker News
  • macOS Free and Open-Source Security Tools by Objective-See – Hacker News
  • Pdfgrep – a commandline utility to search text in PDF files – Hacker News
  • Linux on the laptop works so damn well that it’s boring – Hacker News
  • Harbor Freight price tracker – Boing Boing

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