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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is leaving for a trade mission to the United Kingdom and Switzerland. It's Greitens' second trade mission since he took office in January. His office says he's leaving Monday for a trip that will include meetings with government officials, business executives and workforce development leaders. A non-profit foundation funds the governor's trade missions.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri House Ethics Committee is reviewing a complaint against a lawmaker who called for the vandal of a Confederate monument to be hanged. Members agreed Monday to hold a preliminary hearing later on the complaint against Republican Rep. Warren Love. They did not announce a date. Love expressed hope in a Facebook post that whoever vandalized the monument in Springfield, Missouri, would be "hung from a tall tree with a long rope."

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri's U.S. senators are pitching the Kansas City and St. Louis metropolitan areas as potential sites for Amazon's second headquarters. Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill and Republican Sen. Roy Blunt touted the state's infrastructure, central location and hiking trails as big pluses in a copy of a letter to Amazon provided by McCaskill's office. Amazon has promised to spend more than $5 billion on a second headquarters.

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) - A suburban St. Louis Veterans of Foreign Wars post has stopped showing NFL games because members feel players are disrespecting the flag. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Post 2866 in St. Charles made the decision during a meeting last week. Post commander Paul Schmidt said in a news release that games won't be shown anymore in the post's Club Room until the league and its players "show proper respect."

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