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62 Missouri School Districts Temporarily Closed in January

62 Missouri School Districts Temporarily Closed in January

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — State education officials say COVID-19 has caused 62 Missouri school districts to temporarily close for one or more days in January. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education said that is 12% of the state’s school districts. The Kansas City Star reports the closures come as COVID-19 cases increase because…

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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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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


Louie Anderson, Emmy-winning comedian, dies at 68

Louie Anderson, Emmy-winning comedian, dies at 68

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Louie Anderson, whose four-decade career as a comedian and actor included his unlikely and Emmy-winning performance as mom to twin adult sons in the TV series “Baskets,” has died at age 68. Anderson’s publicist Glenn Schwartz says the comedian died Friday in Las Vegas. The publicist had said earlier this week…

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US, Russia Far Apart on Ukraine Crisis as Top Diplomats Meet

US, Russia Far Apart on Ukraine Crisis as Top Diplomats Meet

GENEVA (AP) — The United States and Russia are trying to avert another devastating conflict in Europe. But the two powers’ top diplomats warned Friday that no breakthrough was imminent as fears rise that Moscow is planning to invade Ukraine. Armed with seemingly intractable and diametrically opposed demands, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and…

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