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AP-MO--Missouri News Digest 4:45 pm, MO

October 7, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



FORT SMITH, Ark. — Myles Friedman liked to challenge himself, and his $10.8 million estate gift announced last month will give honors program students at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith the opportunity to do the same for themselves. University Foundation chairman Mark Moll announced before about 100 people, many of them honors program students, that the $10.8 million will be added to the Myles Friedman Scholarship Endowment that Friedman established at the university before he died on Sept. 1, 2017, at age 78. By Dave Hughes.


— VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE — Missourians wanting to vote in the Nov. 6 election must be registered by Wednesday.

— OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING — St. Louis Police have released more details about an officer-involved shooting that badly injured a 15-year-old boy last month.



KANSAS CITY — Turns out the Kansas City Chiefs can play a little defense, too. The Chiefs’ beleaguered bunch forced Jacksonville quarterback Blake Bortles into five turnovers, including a pick-6 by defensive tackle Chris Jones, and Kansas City merely had to supplement with the NFL’s highest-scoring offense in a 30-14 romp over the Jaguars on Sunday. By Sports Writer Dave Skretta.

AP Photos MONH128, MONH134, MONH133, MONH130.


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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.

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