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BC-MO--Missouri News Digest 1 pm, MO

March 5, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

High Dollar Legal Settlements

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. _ The Missouri Senate has approved legislation aimed at sharply limiting the large legal awards coming out of the St. Louis court system in cases where multiple plaintiffs combine similar lawsuits. SENT: 315 words.

SPORTS:

Parallel Prospects

PEORIA, Ariz. _ The Padres’ Fernando Tatis Jr. and the Royals’ Adalberto Mondesi have never met, but it’s probably long overdue. They’d have a lot to talk about. Both are hot young shortstop prospects, with big league fathers and roots in the Dominican Republic. By Dave Skretta. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos by 4 p.m. CT.

SEC Tournament Preview

GREENVILLE, S.C. _ The Southeastern Conference women’s basketball tournament is back in Greenville _ and back to No. 5 Mississippi State and four-time defending champion South Carolina the favorites. By Pete Iacobelli. UPCOMING, 600 words by 3 p.m.

OVC-Awards

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. _ The Ohio Valley Conference announces its player and coach of the year awards Tuesday afternoon. UPCOMING: 150 words. With: _ BKC--All-OVC-List _ BKW--OVC Awards _ BKW--All-OVC-List

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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.