AP-MO--Missouri News Digest 4:20 pm, MO
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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:
MO--BICENTENNIAL LICENSE PLATES
JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri drivers will be getting new red, white and blue license plates to commemorate the state’s upcoming bicentennial. SENT: 225 words.
— DEADLY HOUSE FIRE — Investigators say a house fire that killed an elderly woman in western Missouri likely started in an electrical fan in the home’s living room.
— NAACP-ST LOUIS COUNTY — The new president of the St. Louis County NAACP is the youngest person ever to lead the branch.
—STATE PARK CAMPSITES-FEE INCREASE — It will cost more to stay at an electric campsite in Missouri’s parks, beginning May 1.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri’s defense bent but didn’t break during Vanderbilt’s final drive, and the Tigers defeated the Commodores 33-28 to clinch bowl eligibility on Saturday. By Charlie Clarke. SENT: 445 words.
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CINCINNATI — Xavier plays its second game of the season against Evansville. Game starts at 4 p.m.
SPORTS IN BRIEF:
— BKC--SE MISSOURI ST-BRADLEY — Dwayne Lautier-Ogunleye scored 22 points and pulled in five rebounds and Bradley beat Southeast Missouri State 68-57 on Saturday.
— FBC--SE MISSOURI ST-MURRAY ST — Malik Honeycutt returned a kickoff for a 79-yard score with three seconds left and Murray State rallied from a 31-point deficit to beat Southeast Missouri State 40-38 on Saturday despite five turnovers.
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