STLduJournal ⏳ · 2022-10-18 0

STLduJour(nal) ⏳ – MMXXII:291-AM

STL: Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Events 📆

  • Diwali: What to know about the 5-day festival – KSDK
  • Where to see fall foliage in the St. Louis area – KSDK

BuySTL 👜

  • Tesla to open massive warehouse in Metro East –
  • Luxury Sweets & Treats Makes the Confections of Your Dreams – RFT

Restaurants 🍲

STLfood ⚜️

  • Chili Drive-Thru Events Coming Up at Resurrection Lutheran Church – RiverBender

Neighborhoods 🏡

  • I’m Now More Optimistic (Less Pessimistic?) About The Next NGA West Campus – UrbanReview

STL100 💯

  • Low Mississippi River levels has many walking to the Tower Rock – FOX 2

STL99 😱

  • Radioactive waste found at Missouri elementary school – The Big 550 KTRS
  • Parents demand action after report of radioactive contamination at Florissant school –
  • An Elementary School Near a Nuclear Dump Site Is Teeming With Radioactivity – Gizmodo
  • St. Louis-area teacher shortage means more online classes in school –
  • St. Louis Catalytic Converter Thieves Charged with Conspiracy Against US – RFT
  • 9 Bronze River Des Peres Greenway trail markers stolen – FOX 2
  • Burglar on parole accused of more than a dozen new break-ins – FOX 2
  • Central West End restaurant broken into overnight – FOX 2

99MO 😱

  • Report: Missouri faces highest turnover, vacancy of nurses in history – FOX 2
  • Proposal to close 10 schools in Kansas City, improve academics hinges on community support – Missouri Independent
  • Drought Pattern Continues In Missouri Basin – The Waterways Journal
  • Severe drought triggers assistance in nearly all of Kansas, half of Missouri – Missouri Independent

WW99 😱

  • China’s economy must be worse than we thought – Kevin Drum
  • The Morning After: SpaceX will keep paying for Ukraine’s access to Starlink – Engadget

Police 🚓

  • Survey Says… More Than Half Of Households With LAPD Officers Support Dismantling The LAPD – Techdirt

DotGov 🏛

  • Data Governance Webinar Notes – JW

CityGov 🏛

  • St. Louis Mayor Vows to Create Reparations Commission – RFT
  • Mayor Jones proposes safety improvements on Grand Boulevard – FOX 2
  • City of St. Louis holds North Grand corridor meeting to talk traffic concerns – KSDK
  • St. Louis mayor’s plan to make city streets safer – KSDK
  • Notice of meeting for PSA committee for Mainframe Support Services – Events and meetings from the City of St. Louis, MO

LocalGov 🏛

  • Court fight over St. Charles Convention Center delays new projects –
  • Abandoned properties are piling up in St. Louis County. Lawmaker says it’s time for a land bank. –
  • University City threatens to take homeowner to court, saying she got weeds – FOX 2
  • 5 license plate reading cameras installed in Brentwood to make community safer – KSDK

MoGov 🏛

  • Jay Ashcroft, potential Missouri governor candidate, floats library book ban proposal –
  • Cost of Missouri’s recent special session on taxes tops $164,000 –
  • Pro-union ruling reversed by Missouri Supreme Court – The Labor Tribune
  • Overdoses Rise in Missouri Prisons Despite Strict New Mail Policy – RFT

FedGov 🏛

  • Flood aid deadline is almost here. FEMA has paid $100 million in St. Louis so far. –
  • You Can Now Apply For Federal Student Loan Relief — Here’s How – RFT
  • Student loan forgiveness application is now open: Here’s how to apply – FOX 2
  • Federal Judge Says FBI Misled Magistrate When Seeking Safe Deposit Warrants, OKs Searches Anyway – Techdirt

Jobs 📄

  • AmeriCorps St. Louis is looking for new team members – KSDK
  • Microsoft reportedly lays off hundreds of employees – Engadget

History 🦕

Sustainability ♻️

  • Low water disrupts industry along lower Mississippi River – FOX 2
  • The West’s biggest source of renewable energy depends on water. Will it survive the drought? – Grist

Infrastructure 🚽

  • ‘Water Batteries’ Could Power 135,000 Homes in San Diego – Gizmodo
  • Giant, megawatt-scale wave energy generator to be tested in Scotland – New Atlas
  • Germany extends lifetime of all 3 remaining nuclear plants – Hacker News
  • Engineered duckweed could be a more sustainable source of biofuel – New Atlas

Ecology 🦤

  • Cities want more trees. Drought is complicating their efforts. – Grist
  • All that plastic in the ocean is a climate change problem, too – Grist
  • Almost 25% of world’s seafloor now mapped – Hacker News

WWW99 🕸

  • TikTok is Introducing an Adults-Only Content Option – Gizmodo
  • Mark Zuckerberg: WhatsApp Is ‘Far More Private and Secure’ Than iMessage – MacRumors
  • Artist formerly known as Kanye reveals Parler trick: Buying the far-right haven – The Register
  • Starlink, shot by both sides in Ukrainian fracas, lives to fight on – The Register
  • Elon Musk Tweets Then Deletes Dragon Ball Z Meme With His Pal Kanye West – Gizmodo
  • ‘Elon Musk’s X App for “Everything” Might Be a Non-Starter in the U.S.’ – Daring Fireball
  • Kanye West is buying controversial ‘free speech’ app Parler – Engadget
  • Kanye West, Recently Suspended by Twitter and Instagram Over Unhinged Antisemitic Posts, to Acquire Parler – Daring Fireball

Space 🚀

  • Collapsed Arecibo telescope to be replaced by school – The Register
  • Our moon has been slowly drifting away from Earth over the past 2.5B yrs – Hacker News


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