BC-KS--Kansas News Digest 3:15 pm, KS
Hello! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kansas.
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AROUND THE STATE:
HISPANIC ELECTED REPRESENTATION-KANSAS
GARDEN CITY, Kan. _ Hispanic residents make up more than half of the population in Ford, Finney and Seward counties, but there is only one Hispanic elected official in all three southwestern Kansas counties and their three largest cities. SENT: 300 words.
FLOODING-MISSISSIPPI RIVER BARGES
OMAHA, Neb. _ Normally this time of year, huge barges can be seen chugging up the Mississippi River, carrying millions of tons of grain to market and bringing agriculture-related products to farmers in the Midwest for the new growing season. But there’s not much barge traffic this year. By Margery A. Beck. SENT: 700 words, photos.
WICHITA SHOOTING DEATH _ Police in southeastern Kansas are investigating a fatal shooting.
KANSAS TORNADOES _ Authorities say there have been no reports of serious injuries from a spate of tornadoes that raked southwest Kansas Friday night.
KANSAS ECONOMY-UNEMPLOYMENT _ Kansas is reporting that its unemployment rate remained at 3.5% in April and that the number of private sector jobs grew slightly over the previous year.
KANSAS-POSTHUMOUS DEGREE _ The University of Kansas plans to award a posthumous master’s degree to a 30-year-old student who died in class.
ANAHEIM, Calif. _ Kansas City plays Los Angeles at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.
SOC--VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC-SPORTING
KANSAS CITY, Mo. --The Vancouver Whitecaps FC plays at the Sporting Kansas City. UPCOMING: 150 words, more on merit.
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