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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

RIGHT-TO-WORK-SPENDING

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Union members are canvassing across Kansas City ahead of a battleground vote over right-to-work policy in Missouri. By The Kansas City Star. SENT: 300 words.

AP Photo: CXC104.

AROUND THE STATE:

JOPLIN-BATTERY DEVELOPMENT COMPANIES

JOPLIN, Mo. — Two Joplin companies are at the forefront of the country's battery development industry. By the Joplin Globe. SENT: 350 words.

AP Photo: CXC104.

IN BRIEF:

— LOVE TRIANGLE KILLING-BRANSON — A Missouri man has been sentenced to more than 20 years for a fatal love-triangle shooting in Branson. AP Photo: CXC104.

— ST LOUIS COUNTY-BOIL ORDER — Swathes of St. Louis County are under a boil order — including parts of St. Ann, Overland and Breckenridge Hills — after a large water main break. AP Photo: CXC104.

SPORTS:

BBA--ROYALS-TWINS

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins send Ervin Santana to the mound to finish a series with Kansas City, with Danny Duffy pitching for the Royals. By Patrick Donnelly. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 2:10 p.m. EDT.

BBN--CARDINALS-PIRATES

PITTSBURGH — The St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates finish up a three-game series. Trevor Williams starts for Pittsburgh against Jack Flaherty. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 1:35 p.m. By Wes Crosby.

IN BRIEF:

BBN--CARDINALS-ROSS — The St. Louis Cardinals have claimed right-hander Tyson Ross off waivers from the San Diego Padres. AP Photo: CXC104.

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