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AP-MO--Missouri News Digest 4:45 pm, MO

October 6, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

TOP STORY:

ELECTION 2018-MISSOURI SENATE-CLIMATE CHANGE

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Even with the Environmental Protection Agency predicting that climate change will cause more flooding and more extremely hot days in Missouri in the future, the issue has been virtually absent from the state’s U.S. Senate race. SENT: 490 words.

CHICAGO POLICE-LAQUAN MCDONALD-BLM

UNDATED — A rare scene in the American justice system unfolded Friday in a Chicago courthouse: A white officer stood before a mostly white jury and was convicted of killing a black teenager. By National Writer Errin Haines Whack. SENT: 940 words, photos. NOTE Missouri interest.

IN BRIEF:

— KANSAS CITY SHOOTINGS — Police in Kansas City are looking for a suspect in the shooting that left one man dead and a woman injured.

— FIRE CAPTAIN-STOLEN WEAPONS — Federal officials say a 52-year-old Kansas City fire captain has been charged with illegally selling several firearms to people he allegedly knew were felons.

— MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY-CHARTER SCHOOLS — The University of Missouri-Kansas City says it is ending its sponsorship of eight Kansas City charter schools.

SPORTS:

FBC--MISSOURI-SOUTH CAROLINA

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Backup quarterback Michael Scarnecchia threw for three touchdowns in his first college start and Parker White hit the game-winning 33-yard field goal with two seconds left in South Carolina’s 37-35 victory over Missouri on Saturday. By Sports Writer Pete Iacobelli. SENT: 435 words.

AP Photos SCSR104, SCSR105, SCSR102, SCSR103, SCSR106, SCSR101.

HKN-BLACKHAWKS-BLUES

ST. LOUIS — The Chicago Blackhawks visit the St. Louis Blues. By Joe Harris. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 7 p.m.

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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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