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AP-MO--Missouri News Digest 3 pm, MO

September 23, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

AROUND THE STATE:

TREATING STDS

KANSAS CITY — Kansas City University medical students are pushing for a partner treatment plan for sexually transmitted diseases amid rising local and national STD rates. Students Mianna Armstrong and Megan McMurray are bringing attention to the legal limits of expedited partner therapy in seven states, including Kansas and Oklahoma. The medical students and their professor John Paulson published research this year about the treatment plan to write prescriptions for both a patient diagnosed with an STD and their sexual partners, the Kansas City Star reported.

IN BRIEF:

— RESTAURANT-SEX CRIMES — The son of the founder of a popular Missouri restaurant has been indicted on several sex crimes.

— ST JOSEPH FESTIVAL SUSPENDED — An arts festival that has been operating in St. Joseph for 26 years is coming to an end.

— SPAIN-US-BOMB ACCIDENT — A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments involving U.S. veterans who say they were denied disability benefits after becoming ill from radiation exposure while responding to a 1966 accident involving American hydrogen bombs in Spain.

SPORTS:

49ERS-CHIEFS

KANSAS CITY — The Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes is just as efficient at home as he is on the road. He gets the same results, too. By Sports Writer Dave Skretta. AP Photos MONH144, MONH145, MONH142, MONH141, MONH140. SENT: 600 words

ROYALS-TIGERS

DETROIT — Rookie Brad Keller pitched seven strong innings, Cam Gallagher broke a sixth-inning tie with a two-run single and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Sunday. The teams split the four-game series that finished Detroit’s home season. The Royals won the season series 11-8. By Dave Hogg. AP Photos. SENT: 383 words

IN BRIEF:

— MLS-SPORTING KC-UNION — Jay Simpson scored his first two goals of the season to help the Philadelphia Union beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0 on a rainy Sunday.

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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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