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AP-MO--Missouri News Digest 4 pm, MO

November 25, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

MIDWEST SNOWSTORM

CHICAGO — A winter storm blanketed much of the central Midwest with snow on Sunday at the end of the Thanksgiving weekend, bringing blizzard-like conditions that grounded hundreds of flights and forced the closure of major highways on one of the busiest travel days of the year. “It’s going to be messy,” said Todd Kluber, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service who is based in suburban Chicago.

AP Photos KSOW106, KSOW102, ILNH102, KSOW102, KSOW104, ILNH101, GFX8277. SENT: 400 words

ARCHAEOLOGY DIG

FORSYTH — An archaeological survey at a lake in southern Missouri is revealing a wide range of artifacts. The survey along Lake Taneycomo covers about 6,000 acres, The Springfield News-Leader reported . SENT: 275 words

OVERBUILT SCHOOL DISTRICT

HAZELWOOD — Officials at one of the largest school districts in the St. Louis area say they overbuilt the district in preparation for a population surge that never happened. The Hazelwood school district has capacity for 22,000 students but had only 17,889 students this year. The district is advertising and marketing to recruit students to fill the many empty desks, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. SENT: 315 words

INDIA-AMERICAN KILLED

NEW DELHI — Police said they have mapped the area of a remote Indian island where tribespeople were seen burying the body of an American adventurer and Christian missionary after allegedly killing him with arrows this month. But before they can even attempt to recover the body of 26-year-old John Allen Chau, authorities have to learn from experts “the nuances of the group’s conduct and behavior, particularly in this kind of violent behavior,” said Dependra Pathak, the director-general of police of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, where North Sentinel Island is located. By Ashok Sharma.

AP Photos XDEL101M, NYSH104. SENT: 925 words

IN BRIEF:

SPORTS:

SOC-MLS--Sporting KC-Timbers

PORTLAND, Ore. — Sporting Kansas City visits the Portland Timbers in the first leg of the Western Conference finals. By Anne M. Peterson. UPCOMING: 600 words and photos. Game starts at 4:30 p.m. PT

T25-DUKE-MISSOURI

ESTERO, Fla. — Hannah Schuchts made every shot she took except a free throw in the final seconds, setting career highs with six 3-pointers and 25 points, to lead No. 21 Missouri to a 62-54 win over Duke for fifth place in the Gulf Coast Showcase on Sunday. Schuchts, a junior forward whose previous career game highs were four 3-pointers and 12 points, was 8-of-8 shooting and 3 of 4 from the line, her only miss coming with 18 seconds left. SENT: 200 words

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