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BC-KS--Kansas News Digest 3 pm, KS

January 12, 2019

Hello! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kansas.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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 and digests will keep you up to date. All times are Central.

TOP STORY:

WINTER WEATHER

ST. LOUIS _ A massive winter snowstorm making its way across the Midwest and into the Mid-Atlantic region dumped more than a foot of snow in parts of Missouri and contributed to at least five deaths, authorities said Saturday. SENT: 400 words, photos. NOTE Kansas interest.

WITH:

WINTER WEATHER-THE LATEST

AROUND THE STATE:

SCHOOL HUNGER

WICHITA _ More Wichita students are taking part in school breakfast programs as the district works to ensure students don’t start the school day hungry, which advocates say can lead to diminished learning and behavioral issues. SENT: 250 words.

IN BRIEF:

_ WINTER WEATHER-KANSAS _ Authorities in Kansas have reported at least two killed in weather-related crashes as a winter storm swept the Midwest this weekend.

_ COLYER-SENTENCE COMMUTED _ Outgoing Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer has granted two pardons and commuted the sentence of an Emporia war veteran.

SPORTS:

FBN--Colts-Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ The Kansas City Chiefs haven’t won a home playoff game, or reached the AFC title game, since the 1993 season. They’ll try to end both of those maddening droughts when the Indianapolis Colts _ the source of so much of their postseason anguish _ arrive at Arrowhead Stadium on Saturday. By Dave Skretta. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos. Game starts 3:30 p.m. CT. With sidebars on merits.

WITH:

_ FBN--COLTS-CHIEFS INACTIVES _ The Chiefs are missing safety Eric Berry and running back Spencer Ware and the Colts are without safety Malik Hooker for their cold, snowy divisional playoff game at Arrowhead Stadium on Saturday.

BKC--T25-Kansas-Baylor

WACO, Texas _ No. 7 Kansas tries to avoid being the second consecutive Top 25 team to lose at Baylor. The Bears are coming off a win in their last game over No. 20 Iowa State, which last weekend beat the Jayhawks by 17 points. By Stephen Hawkins. UPCOMING. 650 words, photos. Game starts 3 p.m. CT.

BKC--Kansas State-Iowa State

Kansas State plays Iowa State at James H. Hilton Coliseum. UPCOMING: 600 words, more on merit.

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MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Missouri 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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