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Some In Missouri With HIV To Lose Health Insurance In 2018

Some In Missouri With HIV To Lose Health Insurance In 2018

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Some HIV-positive patients in nearly half the counties in Missouri will lose health insurance coverage next year. The Department of Health and Senior Services announced that nearly 100 HIV patients in Missouri will no longer have access to a comprehensive health insurance plan effective Jan. 1 as a result of high…

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Joplin Granted Extension On Tornado Recovery Projects

Joplin Granted Extension On Tornado Recovery Projects

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Federal officials have granted Joplin’s request for a deadline extension on several federally funded tornado recovery projects. Senators Claire McCaskill and Roy Blunt had urged FEMA to take a serious look at Joplin’s request for more time. About $1 million in federal funds were at risk. At issue are repairs to…

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NATIONAL NEWS

GOP Tax Bill Guts Health Insurance Mandate

GOP Tax Bill Guts Health Insurance Mandate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The tax bill barreling toward a final vote in Congress guts the most unpopular “Obamacare” provision, its requirement that virtually all Americans carry health insurance or face fines. Politically, the move is a winner for Republicans, who otherwise would have little to show for seven years of rhetoric and repeated legislative efforts…

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White House: FBI Records Show ‘Extreme Bias’ Against Trump

White House: FBI Records Show ‘Extreme Bias’ Against Trump

By ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Friday newly revealed FBI records show there is “extreme bias” against President Donald Trump among senior leadership at the FBI. The accusation came hours before Trump was scheduled to speak at the FBI training academy in Quantico, Va. Trump, who has described the agency…

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SPORTS NEWS

Heupel Bolts Mizzou, Takes UCF Job

Heupel Bolts Mizzou, Takes UCF Job

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — UCF didn’t take long to hire someone to lead its rejuvenated football program. The university announced Tuesday that Josh Heupel will be the Knights’ next football coach. The move comes about 72 hours after Scott Frost announced Saturday he was leaving UCF to become the coach at Nebraska. “Coach Frost did…

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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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