Car Dealer Indicted, Ferguson Documentary at Sundance, Newsweek’s Oops

Berger's Beat
December 3, 2016

Showtime will end “Masters of Sex” in its upcoming fourth season which concludes with the marriage of hometowners/sex researchers Dr. William Masters and Virginia Johnson. Furthermore, the cable net is awaiting a green light for the final “Shameless” eighth season. . .The Missouri Board of Education has upgraded accreditation status of the Riverview Gardens School Dist. . .Sen. Claire McCaskill is expected to join the Senate Finance Committee. The Missouri Democrat would take the slot left open after incoming Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer opted to leave the panel to serve in leadership. . .On the subject of Donald Trump’s alleged conflict of interests, McCaskill told the media, “It’s not a good idea of the president of the United States to be calling a head of state at the same time trying to get a favor for their golf course?”. . .St. Louis County legislator Sam Page says Kansas City is slated to join the St. Louis effort to create a county-by-county PDMP (Prescription Drug Monitoring Program) that quilts together the entire state.

“WHOSE STREETS,” a documentary on the uprising of the Ferguson aftermath of the shooting of Michael Brown, will be the opener at the Sundance Film Festival Jan. 19-29. The production includes video of the people in Ferguson. . .The hottest item in the eBay auction: The recalled commemorative issue of Newsweek magazine that was set to be released with the cover of “Hillary Clinton: Madam President”. . .In a downtown courtroom, KC barrister (and Southwest Baptist College trustee) Rebecca Randles asked our town’s Judge Moriarty to keep alive Tom Viviano’s civil case against Fr. Charles M. DeGuire and St. Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson. The suit alleges the priest molested a child and that church officials could have stopped it. DeGuire worked at churches in U. City, Perryville and near Jefferson City.

WILLIAM CAFARELLA, 42, general manager of West County Honda, has been indicted on multiple charges involving his scheme to obtain more than $395k in fraudulent proceeds from the dealership causing the firm a $1.8 million loss.








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