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Missouri Governor: ‘No Blackmail,’ ‘No Violence’ In Affair

Missouri Governor: ‘No Blackmail,’ ‘No Violence’ In Affair

By DAVID A. LIEB and SUMMER BALLENTINE, Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — In his first interview since acknowledging an extramarital affair, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens said Saturday that there was “no blackmail” and “no threat of violence” by him in what he described as a months-long “consensual relationship” with his former hairdresser. Greitens told…

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Police Investigating Double Shooting In South City As Possible Murder-Suicide

Police Investigating Double Shooting In South City As Possible Murder-Suicide

St. Louis, MO (KTRS)  Police are investigating a double shooting at a south city apartment as a possible murder-suicide. Investigators say two people were shot around 5:30 p.m. Friday at an apartment in the 7400 block of Gravois Avenue. When police arrived they found a woman in her sixties dead and a man suffering from…

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NATIONAL NEWS

Democrats, GOP Try To Dodge Blame For Shuttered Government

Democrats, GOP Try To Dodge Blame For Shuttered Government

By ALAN FRAM, ANDREW TAYLOR and ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours after shuttering much of the federal government, feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress spent Saturday dodging blame for a paralyzing standoff over immigration and showed few signs of progress on negotiations needed to end it. The finger-pointing played out in rare weekend…

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Government Shutdown Begins And So Does The Finger-Pointing

Government Shutdown Begins And So Does The Finger-Pointing

By ZEKE MILLER, ANDREW TAYLOR and ALAN FRAM, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans awoke Saturday to learn that bickering politicians in Washington had failed to keep their government in business, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration. It was a striking display of Washington dysfunction,…

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SPORTS NEWS

Mistakes Doom Tigers in Texas Bowl

Mistakes Doom Tigers in Texas Bowl

HOUSTON (AP) – Freshman running back Daniel Young had 64 yards receiving with a touchdown and added 48 yards on the ground to help Texas beat Missouri 33-16 in the Texas Bowl on Wednesday night. The Longhorns (7-6), in a bowl for the first time since 2014, bounced back from a loss to Texas Tech…

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Preds Have Blues Number Again in St. Louis

Preds Have Blues Number Again in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne loves playing against the St. Louis Blues. Calle Jarnkrok scored his second goal in two games and Rinne made 29 saves as the Predators beat the Blues 2-1 on Wednesday night, snapping their season-high three-game losing streak. “I don’t want to jinx anything,” Rinne said. “I…

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