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BC-KS--Kansas News Coverage Advisory, KS

August 2, 2018

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Kansas. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to 816-421-4844 or apkansascity@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.


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TOPEKA — Some rank-and-file Republicans in an eastern Kansas congressional district are staging a revolt over the prospects that the GOP nominee will be an Army veteran and political newcomer who has not vote in past elections and whose father is dumping hundreds of thousands of dollars into a political action committee working to get his son elected. By John Hanna


TOPEKA — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s hardline anti-immigration work for small cities across the nation cost them millions for lengthy legal campaigns while powering his own political rise, according to a newspaper report. The Kansas City Star and ProPublica report published on Wednesday is based on public records requests with the towns Kobach represented and comes just days before the Aug. 7 Republican gubernatorial primary in which he is seeking to unseat Gov. Jeff Colyer.


— KANSAS DEPUTIES-DRUG EXPOSURE — Miami County authorities say two sheriff’s deputies became ill after arresting a man for drug violations.

— EUDORA BAR KILLING-CONVICTION — A Eudora man has been found guilty of fatally shooting a man at a bar.

— STATEWIDE BROADBAND GRANT — Plans for better broadband coverage across Kansas recently got a boost from the Information Network of Kansas.

— WESTAR-PLANT CLOSINGS — Westar Energy will close its Tecumseh Energy Center and two other plants in the next four months.


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apkansascity@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Kansas and other states. The Marketplace is accessible on the left navigational pane of the AP Exchange home page, near the bottom. For both national and state, you can click “All” or search for content by topics such as education, politics and business.

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