STLduJournal ⏳ · 2022-10-12 0

STLduJour(nal) ⏳ – MMXXII:284-PM

STL: Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Events 📆

  • Wienermobile headed to St. Louis October 13 to 16 – KSDK
  • The Gateway Arch Gets Spooky for Halloween This Weekend – RFT
  • DEA: No connection between rainbow fentanyl and Halloween – FOX 2
  • Aerie’s Winery Holds Ribbon Cutting For Brand New Alpine Coaster – Ride Is Now Open – RiverBender
  • Head to Steelville to mark major anniversaries with The Ozark Mountain Daredevils and Wildwood Springs Lodge – St. Louis Magazine

BuySTL 👜

  • Mixed Results One Year in for Carondelet Co-Op Grocer – RFT
  • BNSF lifts embargo on St. Louis cargo after 5 weeks – FOX 2
  • City Foundry’s mini-golf venue opens this winter after raising $150M – FOX 2
  • Costco opening in University City in two weeks – FOX 2
  • St. Louis’ Railway Exchange ‘held hostage’ by past attempts, preservationist says –
  • Construction starts on Topgolf in St. Louis City’s Midtown – FOX 2
  • Residents concerned new Topgolf could bring unwanted traffic to Midtown St. Louis – KSDK
  • Topgolf is coming to Midtown – St. Louis Magazine
  • Topgolf begins construction on new venue in Midtown, 2nd St. Louis area location – KSDK
  • Topgolf to open near St. Louis University in late 2023 –
  • Peabody Energy decided to stay in St. Louis after debating leaving due to increase in crime – FOX 2
  • Peabody Recommits to Downtown St. Louis – City of St. Louis – News

Restaurants 🍲

  • This St. Louis diner is opening a location at Lambert Airport this spring – KSDK
  • Shift into soup mode at one of these 11 St. Louis restaurants –
  • Best restaurant in STL where you can walk in with 20 bucks (or less) and be happy? – r/StLouis

STLfood ⚜️

  • Aldi announces recall of frozen falafels amid E. coli outbreak – FOX 2

Neighborhoods 🏡

STL100 💯

  • Nobel Prize-winning professor slept in, missed important call – FOX 2
  • (FOX2) St. Louis Name #1 City where minority-owned startups thrive – 39 North
  • Colorful Fall Foliage Hikes in Missouri and Illinois – Terrain Magazine

STL99 😱

  • Driver Shortage Forces MCT To Consider Service Reductions – RiverBender
  • Catholics make sure to go your parish listening session. I went to one. – r/StLouis
  • Rosati-Kain alumnae proposing plan to keep school open – KSDK
  • Missouri Man Gets Prison Time for $7.5M Health Care Fraud – RFT
  • Hit-and-run driver kills pedestrian on St. Charles Rock Road –
  • Second Fatal Hit and Run in St. Louis Metro This Week – RFT
  • Residents disgusted by eyesore weeds, trash at Dome downtown – FOX 2
  • Police correction: Woman still alive after being hit by vehicle – FOX 2
  • Woman hit by car, injured Monday night in Jennings – KSDK
  • 5-vehicle crash kills pedestrian Monday in Overland – KSDK
  • Pedestrian Fatally Struck at Jennings Station Road and Florence Place – RiverBender
  • 4 Pedestrians Fatally Hit by Cars in St. Louis in Less than 48 Hours – RFT

99MO 😱

  • What to do if you hit a deer with your vehicle in Missouri – FOX 2
  • 7 dogs rescued in raid on notorious breeder in rural Missouri – FOX 2
  • Missouri Humane Society saves 7 terriers from one of worst dog breeders in the country Tuesday – KSDK

Pox Populi™ 🦠

  • Rapid Rise in Monkeypox Cases in St. Louis – RFT

Police 🚓

  • Three St. Louis police officers didn’t cause fatal crash, appeals court rules –
  • Police look for solutions to juvenile crime explosion – FOX 2
  • I-Team: St. Louis County police precinct costs soar following five years of delays – KSDK
  • VIDEO: Woman Steals and Crashes Cop Car in Front of 2 Cops – RFT
  • Police Are Using DNA to Generate 3D Images of Suspects They’ve Never Seen – VICE US

DotGov 🏛

  • As electric vehicles shrink gas tax revenue, more states may tax mileage – Missouri Independent
  • California legalizes digital license plates for all vehicles – The Register

CityGov 🏛

LocalGov 🏛

  • St. Louis County considers service cuts, tax hikes to fill $41 million budget hole –
  • Conservative political action committees inject millions into local school races –
  • St. Peters man returns to court over too many sunflowers in yard – FOX 2

MoGov 🏛

  • Court says cost of clearing pot convictions in Missouri could top $6.5 million –
  • ‘Invading academic freedom:’ Missouri AG’s probe for university emails raises concerns – FOX 2

FedGov 🏛

  • $39 Million In Marine Highway Grants Awarded – St. Louis Regional Freightway
  • Wait. Biden is mad at the Saudis because they sided with Republicans? – Kevin Drum
  • Justice Department Files Disgusting Attack On Journalist Jason Leopold For Being Good At His Job – Techdirt
  • Immigration advocates call again for DACA renewal in Congress, as possible end looms – Missouri Independent

Jobs 📄

  • Why is unemployment lasting so long these days? – Kevin Drum
  • Maybe job growth isn’t as great as we think – Kevin Drum

Sustainability ♻️

  • Automotive Security Threats Are More Critical Than Ever – SecurityWeek
  • Coastal algae farms proposed as solution to future food crisis – New Atlas
  • Record energy haul: Offshore prototype operates over capacity for 24 hrs – New Atlas
  • Report: World Bank invested nearly $15 billion in fossil fuel projects despite climate commitment – Grist
  • GM created a new energy business to sell batteries and solar panels – Hacker News
  • GM is using its Ultium battery tech for a lot more than EVs – Engadget
  • Geothermal may beat batteries for energy storage – Hacker News
  • Researchers develop thermoformable ceramics, ‘a new frontier in materials’ – Hacker News
  • Ocean plastics: How much do rich countries contribute by shipping their waste overseas? – Our World in Data

Infrastructure 🚽

  • Freight Rail Union Rejects Tentative Agreement, Previewing Messy and Prolonged Labor Fight – VICE US
  • Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor, with connecting regional… – Maps on the Web
  • Map of Every Power Plant in the United States, 2020. – Maps on the Web
  • Google Fiber Shows Signs Of Life, Promises 100 Gbps Service – Techdirt

WWwx 🌦

  • Climate reparations are on the agenda at COP27 — whether wealthy nations like it or not – Grist

WWW99 🕸

  • LofyGang Cybercrime Group Used 200 Malicious NPM Packages for Supply Chain Attacks – SecurityWeek
  • University Rolls Back Bizarre Laboratory Surveillance Tech Deployment After Students Call Bullshit – Techdirt
  • Google Still Does Not Use HTML lang Attribute (2022 Edition) – Search Engine Roundtable

Twitter 🐦

  • Elon Musk Claims Twitter Forced Whistleblower to Burn Evidence – Gizmodo
  • If Musk Completes His Twitter Takeover, His Fans Might Want To Start Supporting Section 230 – Techdirt

Space 🚀

  • NASA regains control of CAPSTONE lunar orbiter after a tumble – The Register
  • NASA Successfully Punched an Asteroid Off-Course in Planetary Defense Test, Agency Announces – VICE US
  • NASA’s DART spacecraft successfully altered the orbit of an asteroid – Engadget
  • NASA’s asteroid-deflection test surpasses expectations – Science Magazine
  • NASA’s asteroid-ramming mission shortened Dimorphos’ orbit by 32 minutes – New Atlas
  • Mars ‘Very Likely’ Hosted Subterranean Alien Life, And May Still, Scientists Say – VICE US
  • Ancient Martian life may have died out in self-induced climate change – New Atlas


  • Layout Breakouts with CSS Grid – Hacker News
  • Rendering External API Data in WordPress Blocks on the Front End – CSS-Tricks
  • A guide to Google Analytics 4 for marketing agencies – Search Engine Land
  • Pico.js – A face-detection library in 200 lines of JavaScript (2018) – Hacker News

Captain’s Blog 🏴‍☠️

  • Intel chips in on optical modem for DARPA’s ‘internet of satellites’ – The Register
  • An unexpected revival of Firefox OS – Hacker News
  • World’s first VW ID. Buzz electric camper kit launches for under $3K – New Atlas