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ACLU sues Missouri school district over book removal policy

ACLU sues Missouri school district over book removal policy

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — The ACLU of Missouri is suing a suburban Kansas City school district over its policy of automatically removing any library material from school libraries after it is challenged. Under the current policy of the Independence School District, a library material is removed until a committee evaluates it and the school board…

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Deal finalized to divide Rams settlement money in St. Louis

Deal finalized to divide Rams settlement money in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A plan to divide more than a half-billion dollars in settlement money for the departure of the NFL’s Rams from St. Louis has received final approval. On Wednesday, the board of the St. Louis Regional Convention and Sports Authority, which owns the domed stadium where the Rams played before leaving for…

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SPORTS


Contreras, Cards Agree to Five Year Deal

Contreras, Cards Agree to Five Year Deal

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Willson Contreras is going to St. Louis to replace Yadier Molina at catcher, agreeing to an $87.5 million, five-year contract with the Cardinals on Wednesday. A person familiar with the negotiations confirmed the move to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal was pending a physical. The addition…

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Blues Beat Islanders 7-4 in New York

Blues Beat Islanders 7-4 in New York

1 of 10St. Louis Blues center Robert Thomas (18) competes for the puck and New York Islanders center Casey Cizikas, right, during the third period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022, in Elmont, N.Y. The Blues won 7-4. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger) NEW YORK (AP) — Noel Acciari and Colton Parayko scored 13…

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NATIONAL


Interracial marriages to get added protection under new law

Interracial marriages to get added protection under new law

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As the Respect for Marriage Act moves toward final passage, much of the attention has been focused on the protection the law gives to same-sex couples. But the bill would also enshrine interracial marriages in federal law. That provision came as a surprise to some interracial couples who believed any legal…

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Justices spar in latest clash of religion and gay rights

Justices spar in latest clash of religion and gay rights

WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberal and conservative Supreme Court justices are raising sharply conflicting questions in the latest clash of religion and gay rights to reach the high court. The lawyer for a Colorado woman who objects to designing wedding websites for gay couples told the court Monday that the law shouldn’t make her. Two justices…

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