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AP-MO--Missouri News Digest 4:20 pm, MO

November 11, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

SOLDIERS MEMORIAL

ST. LOUIS — A memorial to St. Louis area service members who have died in war was mostly neglected and ignored for years — but not anymore. The memorial, which was erected in 1936 and dedicated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, has undergone a two-year, $30 million renovation that more than doubled its exhibit space, added air conditioning, new wiring and more assembly spaces. SENT: 650 words

IN BRIEF:

— MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY-SCHOLARSHIPS — The University of Missouri-Kansas City expects to provide 400 more scholarships to low- and moderate-income students.

SPORTS:

CARDINALS-CHIEFS

KANSAS CITY — Patrick Mahomes will always have some special TV footage of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrating his record-setting touchdown pass in a win over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. That’s because Tyreek Hill was the one recording it. By Sports Writer Dave Skretta.

AP Photos SENT: 850 words

MEXICO-STADIUM

MEXICO CITY — The abused hybrid grass of Azteca Stadium is generating concerns for its poor condition a week before it hosts an NFL regular-season game between the Los Angeles Rams and Kansas City Chiefs. Last May, stadium authorities changed the surface from natural to hybrid. But the intense activity in the last few months has prevented the grass from reaching an optimum state.

AP Photos NYAG405, NYAG404. SENT: 300 words

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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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