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Missouri bans most abortions after US Supreme Court ruling

Missouri bans most abortions after US Supreme Court ruling

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Most abortions are now illegal in Missouri following a U.S. Supreme Court decision that ended a constitutional protection for abortion. A 2019 Missouri law prohibits abortions “except in cases of medical emergency.” But that law had not taken effect because it contained a provision making it contingent upon verification by…

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Facebook: Greitens’ ‘RINO hunting’ video violates standards

Facebook: Greitens’ ‘RINO hunting’ video violates standards

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook has removed a campaign video by a U.S. Senate candidate in Missouri for violating “policies prohibiting violence and incitement,” because the ad showed the Republican brandishing a shotgun and declaring that he was hunting RINOs, or Republicans in Name Only. Eric Greitens posted the campaign video ad on Twitter, Greitens is…

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SPORTS


Formats Set for MVC Championships

Formats Set for MVC Championships

MEN’S BASKETBALL:  The State Farm MVC Men’s Basketball Championship — the 33rd consecutive men’s tournament in St. Louis — will feature all 12 Conference schools and will be played at Enterprise Center.  For the 18th-straight year, the tournament will begin on Thursday and end on Sunday (March 2-5).  Thursday and Friday will feature four games…

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Yepez, Goldschmidt Lead Cards in 9-0 Romp of Marlins

Yepez, Goldschmidt Lead Cards in 9-0 Romp of Marlins

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals rookie Juan Yepez has made the most of having Albert Pujols as a teammate and a mentor. Yepez had his first career multi-homer game, Paul Goldschmidt went 4 for 4 with a home run and 2 RBIs, and Adam Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings in the Cardinals’ 9-0…

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Supreme Court sides with coach who sought to pray after game

Supreme Court sides with coach who sought to pray after game

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has sided with a football coach from Washington state who sought to kneel and pray on the field after games. Monday’s ruling could strengthen the acceptability of some religious practices in other public school settings. The court ruled 6-3 along ideological lines for the coach. The justices said the…

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Biden vows abortion fight, assails ‘extreme’ court ruling

Biden vows abortion fight, assails ‘extreme’ court ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is vowing to try to preserve access to abortion after the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v. Wade. He’s calling for voters to elect more Democrats who would safeguard rights upended by the court’s decision. Short of that, his options are limited. Biden assailed the ruling, saying other legal…

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