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No. 2 Georgia looking for return to top form against Auburn

Oct. 06, 2022 10:43 AM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Don't expect Auburn players to empathize with concerns expressed this week about No. 2 Georgia's sudden dip from championship form. The Bulldogs, who play Auburn on Saturday, fell from the top spot in The Associated Press Top 25 this week after having to rally...

No. 2 Georgia looking for 6th straight win over rival Auburn

Oct. 06, 2022 10:34 AM EDT

Auburn (3-2, 1-1 SEC) at No. 2 Georgia (5-0, 2-0), Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET (CBS) Line: Georgia by 29 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Georgia leads 62-56. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Georgia will try to regain its momentum after...

Mizzou, Florida looking for 1st victory in conference play

Oct. 06, 2022 08:57 AM EDT

Missouri (2-3, 0-2 SEC) at Florida (3-2, 0-2), Noon ET, Saturday (ESPNU) Line: Florida by 10 1/2 according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Missouri leads 6-5. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Either Missouri or Florida will get its first...

Royals fire manager Mike Matheny after 65-97 end to season

Oct. 05, 2022 23:39 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Manager Mike Matheny and pitching coach Cal Eldred were fired by the Kansas Cty Royals on Wednesday night, shortly after the struggling franchise finished the season 65-97 with a listless 9-2 loss to the Cleveland Guardians. The Royals had exercised their...

The Kansas City Royals have fired manager Mike Matheny and pitching coach Cal Eldred

Oct. 05, 2022 22:54 PM EDT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals have fired manager Mike Matheny and pitching coach Cal Eldred.

Barges grounded by low water halt Mississippi River traffic

Oct. 05, 2022 20:54 PM EDT

The unusually low water level in the lower Mississippi River is causing barges to get stuck in mud and sand, disrupting river travel for shippers, recreational boaters and even passengers on a cruise line. Lack of rainfall in recent weeks has left the Mississippi River approaching...

Life sentence for killer of retired St. Louis police captain

Oct. 05, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 26-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison for killing a retired St. Louis police captain as he tried to stop a pawn shop from being looted during racial injustice protests two years ago. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the life term was...

EXPLAINER: Tax cut trend reaches two-thirds of states

Oct. 05, 2022 13:40 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — States brimming with cash are cutting taxes at a rapid pace. With the enactment Wednesday of an income tax cut in Missouri, about two-thirds of U.S. states have adopted some sort of tax relief in 2022. For taxpayers, the trend means...

2 South American researchers killed in Missouri

Oct. 04, 2022 20:10 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri homicide and arson detectives are investigating the deaths of two South American researchers whose bodies were found after a weekend apartment fire near the Kansas City biomedical research center where they worked. Kansas City police identified the...

Jury recommends death for St. Louis man who killed 4

Oct. 04, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — Jurors recommended the death penalty Tuesday for a St. Louis area man who killed his girlfriend, her two children and her mother. Richard Darren Emery, of St. Charles, hung his head, embraced his lawyers and cried after Judge Michael Fagras read the...