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Embattled Missouri Governor Proposes $68M In Higher Ed Cuts

Embattled Missouri Governor Proposes $68M In Higher Ed Cuts

By SUMMER BALLENTINE and DAVID LIEB, Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens has made his first public appearance in nearly two weeks since acknowledging an extramarital affair, announcing a budget plan that would slice at least $68 million from public colleges and universities. Greitens pitched the cut on Monday while…

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Two Men Suffered Minor Injuries In Helicopter Crash At Metro-East Airport

Two Men Suffered Minor Injuries In Helicopter Crash At Metro-East Airport

Cahokia, IL (KTRS)  Two men are recovering after a helicopter crash at St. Louis Downtown Airport in Cahokia. Authorities say the crash happened around 11:15 a.m. on Monday. The helicopter landed on its roof, breaking into pieces. The two men on board walked out of the wreckage with minor injuries. They were taken to an area…

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NATIONAL NEWS

Pence Says US Embassy Will Move To Jerusalem By End Of 2019

Pence Says US Embassy Will Move To Jerusalem By End Of 2019

By KEN THOMAS and ARON HELLER, Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told Israeli lawmakers Monday that the U.S. would put plans to move its embassy to Jerusalem on a fast track, drawing angry denunciations from Arabs who were forcibly removed from the hall during his speech before Israel’s parliament. The Trump…

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As Shutdown Deal Reached, Trump Stays Out Of Sight

As Shutdown Deal Reached, Trump Stays Out Of Sight

By JONATHAN LEMIRE and DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — As the shutdown of the federal government lumbered toward an end on Monday, President Donald Trump remained out of sight, suppressing his instincts to make himself part of the story by making a deal or picking a fight. Trump told allies over the weekend that…

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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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