LOCAL


COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri House canceled work next week because of a rising number of coronavirus cases in the Capitol. “Due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the building, we are exercising an abundance of caution to protect members, staff, and visitors by canceling session next week,” top Republican representatives said…

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Missouri sending troops to help with Washington security

Missouri sending troops to help with Washington security

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is sending National Guard troops to Washington, D.C. to help with security leading up to the presidential inauguration. A spokeswoman for the governor didn’t specify how many troops Missouri is sending. Officials say the number of National Guard troops coming to Washington from across the country…

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SPORTS


Blues Win Opener 4-1 in Denver

Blues Win Opener 4-1 in Denver

DENVER (AP) — Oskar Sundqvist scored twice and blocked four shots, Jordan Binnington made 26 saves and the St. Louis Blues beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-1 on Wednesday night in the season opener for both teams. Jordan Kyrou also found the net after being recalled from the taxi squad, and new addition Kyle Clifford added…

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Blues Ready for 2021 Season

Blues Ready for 2021 Season

ST. LOUIS (AP) — New St. Louis Blues captain Ryan O’Reilly would like to rid himself of the bitter taste in his mouth. So would his teammates. The Blues’ defense of their first Stanley Cup championship came to an unceremonious end, losing in the first round of the NHL playoff bubble to the Vancouver Canucks…

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NATIONAL


This is Not a Game’: Global Virus Death Toll hits 2 Million

This is Not a Game’: Global Virus Death Toll hits 2 Million

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The global death toll from COVID-19 topped 2 million Friday, crossing the threshold amid a vaccine rollout so immense but so uneven that in some countries there is real hope of vanquishing the outbreak, while in other, less-developed parts of the world, it seems a far-off dream. The numbing figure was…

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Federal watchdogs open probe of response to Capitol riot

Federal watchdogs open probe of response to Capitol riot

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal watchdogs have launched a sweeping review of how the FBI, the Pentagon and other agencies responded to the riot last week at the U.S. Capitol. The inquiries will include whether there were failures in information sharing and other preparations that left the historic symbol of democracy vulnerable to assault by a…

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WEATHER


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