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AP-MO--Missouri News Digest 2:45 pm, MO

July 7, 2018

Hello!

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

DEMOCRATS-ABORTION QUESTION

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri’s Democrats are facing a conversation about their abortion-rights stance after the party recently adopted an amendment aimed at welcoming anti-abortion candidates. SENT: 310 words.

2018 MIDTERMS-TENNESSEE-TARIFFS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Jimmy Tosh’s sprawling hog farm in rural Tennessee is an unlikely battleground in the fight for control of the U.S. Senate. By Jonathan Mattise And Steve Peoples. SENT: 1,040 words. NOTE Missouri interest.

AP Photos WX104, WX103, XMAS102.

IN BRIEF:

— OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING-OVERLAND PARK — Police say a man killed by western Kansas police earlier this week was wanted for murder in Missouri.

— SHOOTING DEATH-CHARGES — A St. Louis County man has been charged in the shooting death earlier this week of a man believed to be trying to steal a motorcycle.

— TAX PREPARER-FALSIFIED RETURNS — A tax preparer from St. Louis has been sentenced to 21 months in federal prison for facilitating the filing of numerous false tax returns.

— BRYAN UNIVERSITY-COLUMBIA CLOSING — Bryan University, a private, two-year career training and technical school, has closed is branch in Columbia.

SPORTS:

BBA--RED SOX-ROYALS

KANSAS CITY — The Red Sox put David Price on the mound against the Kansas City Royals as they continue their three-game series. Brad Keller tries to continue his hot streak for Kansas City. By Alan Eskew. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 6:15 p.m. CT.

BBN--CARDINALS-GIANTS

SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Giants host the St. Louis Cardinals. By Michael Wagaman. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 1:05 p.m. PDT

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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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