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Trump tariffs put Missouri Senate candidate Hawley in a bind

Sep. 13, 2018 2:02 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The fate of a Missouri nail manufacturer suffering under President Donald Trump's steel tariffs has put Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley in a bind between his support for the president's trade strategy and a local plant that says it could be forced to close. Mid Continent...

Missouri man caught in fight between bulls, badly injured

Aug. 22, 2018 10:27 AM EDT

HARVIELL, Mo. (AP) — A southeast Missouri man remains hospitalized nearly two weeks after he was badly injured when he got stuck in the midst of a fight between two bulls. Relatives told the Poplar Bluff Daily American Republic that 75-year-old Bob Newcomb of Harviell suffered 16 rib fractures, a collapsed...

Correction: Statehouse Anti-Gay Candidate story

Aug. 1, 2018 12:53 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — In a story July 30 about a Missouri House race, The Associated Press erroneously referred to Democrat Robert Smith as an assistant prosecutor in Butler County. Smith used to be an assistant prosecutor there, but he now has a private law practice. A corrected version of the story...