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News Minute: Here is the latest Missouri news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. CDT

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Rain storms expected later this week could lead to another crest along the Missouri River and its tributaries just as residents are cleaning up from this spring's flooding. National Weather Service hydrologist Kevin Low said that more than an inch of rain is expected to fall in Nebraska and Iowa later this week.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City residents are being asked to conserve water while the city's utility is dealing with the aftermath of recent flooding along the Missouri River. KC Water said Sunday that the water in the river, which supplies drinking water to the city, remains murky and has been difficult to treat after the flooding.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Federal regulators say Missouri's plan to oversee the disposal of toxic waste from coal-fired power plants fails to adequately protect human health and the environment. St. Louis Public Radio reports that the Environmental Protection Agency said in a letter to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources that several provisions in Missouri's plan are weaker than the 2015 federal coal ash rule.

BOWLING GREEN, Mo. (AP) - A northeast Missouri high school student is dead after his car struck a deer and ran off the roadway. KHQA-TV reports that the accident Friday night killed 18-year-old Kaleo Dade, who was a senior at Bowling Green High School. A 17-year-old passenger was flown to a hospital in Columbia with serious injuries.

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