AP-MO--Missouri News Digest 2:40 pm, MO
Aug. 18, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.
DISABLED FUNDING CUTS
ST. LOUIS — Funding cuts to in-home care for the disabled could force some Missouri residents into nursing homes, advocates said. SENT: 300 words, photos.
AROUND THE STATE:
BLACK JACK — A baby bobcat found in eastern Missouri and being nursed back to health might be mistaken for an ornery feral cat — until you hear her roar. SENT: 350 words.
— MARIJUANA SEIZED — Sheriff's deputies in northwestern Missouri's Platte County say they've seized more than 200 pounds of marijuana from a van that led them on a chase.
— CONSTRUCTION WORKER DEATH — Officials say a worker injured near Sedalia in west-central Missouri has died.
— KANSAS CITY HOMICIDE — Authorities say a man has been fatally shot on the front porch of a Kansas City home.
— ST CHARLES-BARS — A battle continues over how to handle the last call for alcohol in the St. Louis-area town of St. Charles.
CHICAGO — Jose Abreu and the Chicago White Sox continue their weekend series against the Kansas City Royals. Dylan Covey — 1-8 with a 8.94 ERA in his past 10 starts after going 3-1 with a 2.29 ERA in his first six — pitches for Chicago. Brad Keller starts for Chicago. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m. ET.
ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Cardinals have won nine of their last 10 games and continue their series against the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday. Miles Mikolas starts for the Cardinals, while Wade Miley takes the mound for Milwaukee. By Joe Harris. UPCOMING: 600 words.
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