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AP-MO--Missouri News Digest 2:30 pm, MO

August 25, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



ST. LOUIS — An invasive beetle that is deadly to ash trees is showing up in new areas of Missouri. SENT: 370 words.


COLUMBIA — A Missouri couple have created an online map that shows where there are bathrooms suitable for people with disabilities who need assistance from a caregiver. SENT: 230 words.


— KANSAS CITY HOMICIDE-CHASE — Police in Kansas City say a man has been shot to death blocks from the Kansas City zoo, and another man has been arrested.

— EMERGENCY WATER PIPELINES — The state of Missouri plans to help fund temporary emergency water pipelines in two parts of northwest Missouri.

— GINGER ROGERS MUSEUM — Fans of the late actress Ginger Rogers now have a reason to head to Independence.



CHICAGO — Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs meet Mitchell Trubisky and the Chicago Bears in a matchup between teams that spent the offseason loading up around their young quarterbacks. The game also matches Andy Reid against protege Matt Nagy, the Bears’ new coach. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 1 p.m. ET.


KANSAS CITY — Corey Kluber starts for the AL Central-leading Cleveland Indians as they continue their three-game series against the Kansas City Royals. By Marc Bowman. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 6:15 p.m. CT.


DENVER — The Colorado Rockies host St. Louis in game two of three of their series on Saturday night. The Cardinals will throw John Gant, and the Rockies German Marquez. By Dennis Georgatos. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game time is 8:10 p.m. ET.


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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