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BC-MO--Missouri News Digest 1:30 pm, MO

December 22, 2018

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Missouri.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Central.

AROUND THE STATE:

INMATE SUICIDE-TRANSPORT VAN

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. _ The southwest Missouri sheriff’s office has stopped doing business with a privately owned inmate transport company after an inmate fatally shot himself with an unsecured handgun. SENT: 640 words.

IN BRIEF:

FATAL SUV CRASH _ Authorities say a sports utility vehicle driver has died after striking the tire of a combine that a large truck was towing.

SPORTS:

BKC--ILLINOIS-MISSOURI

ST. LOUIS _ Illinois plays Missouri at Enterprise Center. By Joe Walljasper. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 7 p.m. CT.

BKC--VANDERBILT-KANSAS ST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ Fresh off a win over No. 18 Arizona State, Vanderbilt heads to Kansas City to play Kansas State at Sprint Center. By Dave Skretta. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 6 p.m. CT.

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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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