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Missouri Congressman Cleaver tests positive for COVID-19

Missouri Congressman Cleaver tests positive for COVID-19

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II of Missouri says he has tested positive for COVID-19. Cleaver, who represents a Kansas City-area district, announced the breakthrough infection in a statement released Wednesday evening. Cleaver said he is fully vaccinated and also received a booster vaccine, which he credits for keeping his…

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Gov. Parson Calls for Higher Teacher Pay, Child Care Access

Gov. Parson Calls for Higher Teacher Pay, Child Care Access

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Republican Gov. Mike Parson is calling for higher teacher pay and money to increase access for child care. Parson outlined some of the ways he wants to spend nearly $2.8 billion in federal COVID-19 aid during his State of the State address on Wednesday. Parson is asking the GOP-led…

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SPORTS


Mizzou Football Welcomes Newcomers for 2022

Mizzou Football Welcomes Newcomers for 2022

COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri football welcomed 14 new student-athletes to the program with the start of the spring semester on Tuesday. Early enrollees from the high school ranks include Luther Burden (WR), Armand Membou (OL), Mekhi Miller (WR), Marcus Scott II (DB), Xavier Simmons (LB) and Max Whisner (TE). Full bios and highlights…

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City Announces MLS Next Coaching Staff

City Announces MLS Next Coaching Staff

ST. LOUIS (January 14, 2022) – Ahead of Major League Soccer’s (MLS) inaugural MLS NEXT Pro season, St. Louis’ MLS expansion team has announced the coaching staff that will lead St Louis NEXT Pro while the club continues to build out its sporting department. Director of Coaching, John Hackworth will serve as interim Head Coach…

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NATIONAL


Voting Bill Collapses, Democrats unable to Change Filibuster

Voting Bill Collapses, Democrats unable to Change Filibuster

WASHINGTON (AP) — Voting legislation that Democrats and civil rights groups argue is vital for protecting democracy has collapsed. The outcome late Wednesday in the Senate was a setback for President Joe Biden and his party after a raw, emotional debate. Democrats were unable to change Senate rules to push past a Republican filibuster. Biden…

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Jewish leaders renew antisemitism fight after hostage case

Jewish leaders renew antisemitism fight after hostage case

For many Jewish leaders, the hostage standoff in a Texas synagogue was all too familiar. They’ve seen a rise in antisemitism and high-profile synagogue attacks. An initial FBI statement said the attack was “not specifically related to the Jewish community,” but the agency later clarified that the community was targeted. Survivors said the captor voiced…

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