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AP-MO--Missouri News Coverage Advisory, MO

January 9, 2018

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Kansas. Heather Hollingsworth is on the desk. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to 800-852-4844 or 816-421-4844 or apkansascity@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

UPCOMING TODAY:

CLEAN WATER-MISSOURI

ST. LOUIS — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is urging the Environmental Protection Agency to let the state take care of pollution in lakes and reserviors in its own way. The Republican governor has sent a letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt urging the federal agency to allow Missouri to implement its own plan to reduce nutrient runoff, particularly phosphorous and nitrogen. By Jim Salter. Developing. About 500 words.

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-DIVERSITY

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The University of Missouri had its best year in recent history hiring faculty of diverse backgrounds, but it still hasn’t reached its goal of having 10 percent of the faculty come from underrepresented minority groups. Officials discussed the issued Monday at a hearing of the Missouri House Special Committee on Urban Issues. UPCOMING: 300 words.

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If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apkansascity@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Missouri and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.

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