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Blues' improbable run continues with first-round win

Apr. 21, 2019 2:26 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Last in the NHL in early January, the St. Louis Blues keep making history and celebrating an unlikely run. After having a league-worst 34 points on Jan. 2, St. Louis became the seventh team to make the playoffs after being in last place at the start of the new calendar year. Beating the...

Large brawl involving mostly teenagers at Worlds of Fun

Apr. 21, 2019 2:11 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say officers responded to a brawl involving up to 300 teenagers at the Worlds of Fun amusement park in Kansas City, Missouri. Kansas City police say several law enforcement agencies were called to the park Saturday night when an off-duty Clay County sheriff's deputy...

Missouri officials eye new land to expand conservation area

Apr. 21, 2019 11:32 AM EDT

WINONA, Mo. (AP) — Visitors to a conservation area in southern Missouri could soon have more acreage to explore along the Jacks Fork River. The Missouri Conservation Commission approved a plan this month to acquire nearly 1,200 acres (490 hectares) of Shannon County land to add to the Rocky Creek...

Kansas City sculptor help place Harry Truman in US Capitol

Apr. 21, 2019 11:29 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City artist has been selected to create statue of former President Harry Truman for display in the U.S. Capitol. Sculptor Tom Corbin was chosen by Truman's family and former and current board members of the Truman Library Institute to produce a statue of the country's 33rd...

Washington U. med school adds $100 million in scholarships

Apr. 21, 2019 11:08 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is adding $100 million to its scholarship fund over the next decade as part of an effort to attract a more diverse student body. The university said this past week that as many as half of the 120 incoming first-year medical students...

Schwartz leads Blues past Jets 3-2 in Game 6 to win series

Apr. 20, 2019 11:30 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jaden Schwartz knew there would be a silver lining during his struggles in the regular season. The St. Louis forward found it the last two games of the first round of the playoffs. Schwartz scored three times and Jordan Binnington stopped 18 shots to help the Blues beat the Winnipeg Jets...

Judge hurts oblique as Yankees beat Royals 9-2

Apr. 20, 2019 10:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — All-Star slugger Aaron Judge hurt his left oblique while taking a swing and was expected to head to the injured list as the already banged-up New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 9-2 Saturday. Judge homered early, but hurt himself in the sixth inning while hitting a single. He was...

Mikolas leads Cardinals with arm and bat, beats Mets 10-2

Apr. 20, 2019 6:51 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — With his best fastball command this season, Miles Mikolas showed his All-Star form of last year. Mikolas allowed four hits in eight innings and also drove in two runs, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over the New York Mets 10-2 on Saturday. "Miles is our opening day starter, and that's...

Mets ace Jacob deGrom plays catch, may not need MRI

Apr. 20, 2019 3:03 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom played catch in the outfield of Busch Stadium and may not need an MRI on his elbow after all. DeGrom said before the game at St. Louis on Saturday that his elbow soreness likely was from altering his routine during a recent bout of strep throat. "After...

United Methodists edge toward breakup over LGBT policies

Apr. 20, 2019 2:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There's at least one area of agreement among conservative, centrist and liberal leaders in the United Methodist Church: America's largest mainline Protestant denomination is on a path toward likely breakup over differences on same-sex marriage and ordination of LGBT pastors. The differences...