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AP-MO--Missouri News Coverage Advisory, MO

May 17, 2018

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Missouri. Heather Hollingsworth is on the desk. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to 800-852-4844 or 816-421-4844 or apkansascity@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.


Missouri Governor

ST. LOUIS — Attorneys for Gov. Eric Greitens have gone to police, one of his strongest political constituencies, seeking a remedy for what they say is malfeasance from the prosecutor who charged him with invasion of privacy. Police and the prosecutor have had a strained relationship. UPCOMING: 700 words. By Jim Salter and David A. Lieb.

Missouri Legislature

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Lawmakers work toward a Friday adjournment with a focus on efforts to cut taxes and pass business-backed legislation aimed at unions. UPCOMING: 500 words.

Defense Attorney Malpractice

NEOSHO, Mo. — A man who spent 17 years in the Missouri prison system for a burglary of the post office in Neosho won a $600,000 verdict in his malpractice lawsuit against his attorneys. UPCOMING: 300 words.


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 Kansas 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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