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AP-MO--Missouri News Coverage Advisory, MO

June 14, 2018

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Missouri. 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

UPCOMING TODAY:

MISSOURI-BOARD OF EDUCATION

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri’s board of education is meeting the first time this year after a standoff between former Gov. Eric Greitens and lawmakers left the group that oversees public education without enough members to meet. Gov. Mike Parson appointed two new members Tuesday, allowing the board to make a decision on five charter schools about to lose their licenses. UPCOMING: 250 words. By Blake Nelson.

PHOTO ID LAWSUIT-MISSOURI

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A national progressive organization has filed a lawsuit against Missouri’s voter ID law on behalf of a 70-year-old woman. UPCOMING: 300 words.

BAIL REFORM-MISSOURI

ST. LOUIS — Faith leaders from the St. Louis area are urging St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch to join several other urban prosecutors in ending the money bail system that keeps poor people in jail, often for several months, simply because they can’t afford to pay to get out until their trial. By Jim Salter. UPCOMING: 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 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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