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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says he won't let a "personal mistake" of an extramarital affair deter him from his work as governor. The Republican governor posted a statement Tuesday on his Facebook page as at least five Republican lawmakers called on him to resign. Greitens says he is focused on "moving forward."

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City is preparing to display a John Singer Sargent painting depicting British soldiers blinded by a gas attack on the Western Front. The Kansas City Star reports that the American artist's 9-foot-by-21-foot painting is so large the museum had to build a new exhibit space, called the Wylie Gallery.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Schools are closing across Missouri as temperatures dip. Winds chills of negative 15 to 30 degrees were forecast across parts of the state. The cold can cause frostbite to exposed skin within 30 minutes. School districts that announced closings included Kansas City, Springfield, Jefferson City and St. Louis Public Schools.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The first king penguin chick hatched at the Kansas City Zoo is now on public display. The chick was named Louie after a vote on social media. The Kansas City Star reports Louie joined the rest of the flock Tuesday at Helzberg Penguin Plaza. He was hatched Nov. 8 from a surplus egg provided by the St. Louis Zoo.

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