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Report: Opioid Deaths May Top Traffic Fatalities In Missouri

Report: Opioid Deaths May Top Traffic Fatalities In Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Deaths from opioid overdose could exceed traffic fatalities in Missouri this year, for the first time ever. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has recorded 733 opioid overdose deaths through Aug. 31, compared to 591 traffic deaths recorded by the Missouri State Highway…

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Tests Checking For Asbestos In Charred St. Louis Warehouse

Tests Checking For Asbestos In Charred St. Louis Warehouse

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Officials are testing for asbestos among the debris left from a massive St. Louis warehouse fire. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that federal Environmental Protection Agency personnel and contractors gathered samples Friday in areas around the collapsed remains of Park Warehouse Service. EPA on-scene coordinator Heath Smith says test results would…

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NATIONAL NEWS

Aide Says Trump Sees Allegations Against Moore As Credible

Aide Says Trump Sees Allegations Against Moore As Credible

By HOPE YEN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump doesn’t know who to believe about sexual misconduct allegations involving Roy Moore, but isn’t campaigning for his party’s Senate candidate in Alabama because of “discomfort” with the claims made by a number of women, aides said Sunday. One Republican senator urged Alabama voters to reject…

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Ann Wedgeworth Known For ‘Three’s Company’ Role, Dies At 83

Ann Wedgeworth Known For ‘Three’s Company’ Role, Dies At 83

By KAREN MATTHEWS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Ann Wedgeworth, who gained fame on film and Broadway before taking on the role of a flirty divorcee on “Three’s Company,” has died at age 83. Wedgeworth died Thursday in the New York area after a long illness, her daughter Dianna Martin said. Wedgeworth landed her…

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SPORTS NEWS

Schenn Scores in OT, Blues Top Canucks 4-3

Schenn Scores in OT, Blues Top Canucks 4-3

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Brayden Schenn continues to make quite an impression on his new teammates. Schenn scored at 2:41 of overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night. Acquired from Philadelphia in a trade at June’s NHL draft, the center now has five goals…

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Mizzou Rolls Vandy, Now Bowl Eligible

Mizzou Rolls Vandy, Now Bowl Eligible

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Missouri didn’t look like a bowl team back in mid-October, but none of it matters now. Drew Lock threw three touchdown passes and Missouri won its fifth straight game to become bowl eligible with its sixth victory, a 45-17 rout of Vanderbilt on Saturday night. The Tigers (6-5, 3-4 SEC) are…

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