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News Minute: Here is the latest Missouri news from The Associated Press

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Republicans have outlined a new approach to prevent federal agents from enforcing gun control laws the state considers to be infringements on the 2nd Amendment. Under the bill endorsed by a Senate committee, federal agents who enforce those laws would be banned from future service in any state or local law enforcement agency.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri lawmakers are moving to put more of the state's money where their mouths are in supporting preschool and early childhood programs. House members this past week passed legislation that would allow public schools to begin counting some children attending early childhood education programs toward the basic state funding they receive.

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A smartphone app-based ride-sharing service has started service in St. Louis this weekend, ignoring a cease and desist order from the city's taxi commission. The Post-Dispatch reports the program began Friday in St. Louis, with the San Francisco-based company throwing a launch party.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City police say a man was found shot to death in a car where officers also found two children, one of whom was seriously wounded. Police say officers were called Friday night to a gas station, where they found a car with a black male in his mid-30s who had been shot to death. A 10-year- old boy in the vehicle also had been shot. A 5-year-old boy was found in the back seat of the car and was not injured.

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