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News Minute: Here is the latest Missouri news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. CDT

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City police are investigating the shooting death of a man near a house in the Oak Park Northwest neighborhood, just west of Central Park. Police say officers patrolling the area around 1 a.m. Saturday heard gunshots and went to investigate. Officers found 30-year-old Justin Powell shot near a house. He was declared dead at the scene.

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - The wife of a former University of Missouri football coach is helping him remember the details of his seven seasons with the team after he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. The Columbia Missourian reports that 77-year-old Warren Powers learned of his diagnosis five years ago. Powers still remembers the 93 games and five bowl appearances as the team's head coach, earning a spot in MU history and in the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.

MOBERLY, Mo. (AP) - The police department in the central Missouri town of Moberly has launched a voluntary autism directory aimed at helping improve officers' interactions with people on the autism spectrum. The Columbia Missourian reports that personal information on the form includes names, addresses, descriptions, special tics and more so police can identify and help people who have autism.

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A national gathering in St. Louis in September will focus on election security. Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft announced this week that the National Election Security Summit will be Sept. 10-11. Participants will include national, state and local election authorities, who will be joined by officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Election Assistance Commission and other experts in preparation for the November elections.

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