JEFFERSON CITY — A push to ban foreign companies from owning farmland in Missouri is facing pushback from major industry groups. Each seeks to limit foreign ownership of Missouri agriculture land on the grounds of food security and national security. His office would be in charge of tracking foreign ownership, while the Missouri attorney general’s office would enforce the law. A similar measure sponsored by Sen. Rusty Black, R-Chillicothe, would ban new foreign ownership beginning next year. Missouri’s law against foreign agricultural ownership dates to 1978, when increased foreign investment in the U.S. was creating concerns about economic autonomy.
The St. Louis Cardinals have never hesitated to venture into Korea and Japan to find talent to augment their major league roster. Heading into the offseason, there are several players from overseas who could impact the Cardinals' roster next year. He has already filed the paperwork necessary to become available once free agency opens. The 29-year-old outfielder has now made it clear he wishes to head west and play in the MLB next season. After eight seasons of sub-three ERA, and three sub-two ERA seasons, Sugano had his worst year as a starter in 2022, going 10-7 with a 3.32 ERA.2 months ago St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Only people of Japanese American and Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander descent are not experiencing a faster rise in heart disease rates, according to findings presented this month at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions in Chicago. Compared with those of white adults, cardiovascular disease rates grew faster during the study period for all Asian subgroups except Japanese and Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander. American Heart Association News covers heart and brain health. Not all views expressed in this story reflect the official position of the American Heart Association. Copyright is owned or held by the American Heart Association, Inc., and all rights are reserved.2 months ago St. Louis Post-Dispatch
“Visiting the memorials is just a fraction of what it means to experience an honor flight,” he said. The Honor Flight experience so influenced Towerman that he decided to dedicate his time and energy to the cause. Greater St. Louis Honor FlightsSince 2008 the Greater St. Louis Honor Flights has been the hub from which more than 2500 local veterans have had the chance to experience an Honor Flight. “We consider Stan an ambassador for the Greater St. Louis Honor Flights,” said volunteer Bill Seis. “Anytime Stan sees anyone wearing a Veteran’s cap, he engages that person and asks if they have taken an honor flight.2 months ago St. Louis Jewish Light
In recent editions of both series, the Try Guys have embraced Jewish food culture wholeheartedly. The Try Guys’ playful emphasis on the significance and deliciousness of Jewish food brings a levity and joy to Jewish representation in the media that’s desperately needed right now. As an avid Try Guys watcher, I have always felt represented by the guys. It is not rare to find Jewish food creators on YouTube or other media platforms, but it’s special to find a group that is not specifically a Jewish food channel to be so open and celebratory of Jewish cuisine. But until then, I’ll be rewatching these videos and celebrating the joy in Jewish food — and maybe making myself a latko to go with it.23 days ago St. Louis Jewish Light
That is one short of the national record by Oscar Miguez from the 1950 winning World Cup team. It was Tabarez that took the team to the semifinals of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. In a match in the 2018 World Cup in Brazil, he bit Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini on the shoulder. Ghana went on to lose the penalty shootout, thereby failing to become Africa’s first semifinalist as the continent staged its first World Cup. ___AP World Cup coverage: https://apnews.com/hub/world-cupSHARE:2 months ago St. Catharines Standard
If you haven’t already, we hope you take a few minutes today to exercise your patriotic duty and vote. Unless you’re one of the people who prompted the National Park Service to issue a bulletin asking visitors to stop licking the Sonoran desert toads. The Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine approved similar restrictions Friday but included an exception for children enrolled in clinical studies. The approved rules will undergo a 21-day period of public comment which could trigger another hearing before they take effect. Cobb County Superior Court Judge Kellie Hill on Monday ordered the Georgia county’s election officials to extend the absentee ballot receipt deadline to November 14 after election officials failed to send ballots to more than 1,000 voters.2 months ago The Dispatch
2022 midterms live updates: Latest election news from APWASHINGTON (AP) — Election Day has dawned. While there are some races the AP can call as soon as polls close, other winners might take a lot longer to identify. The game is played in 45 states, as well as Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Carefully, precisely, surgically and in our own way.” The remarks came on the eve of U.S. midterm elections in response to a request for comment. Baltimore won its third straight and remained atop the AFC North at 6-3, one game ahead of Cincinnati.2 months ago Dispatch Argus