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

May 4, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



TOPEKA. _ Top Republican legislators in Kansas are trying to break an impasse over the budget and Medicaid expansion by telling colleagues that it threatens the state’s position in a lawsuit over public education funding just as the state could be close to ending it. By Political Writer John Hanna. SENT: 600 words, photos.





TOPEKA. _ A regulatory ombudsman hired by former Gov. Jeff Colyer billed Kansas taxpayers thousands of dollars for travel and food after his official workstation was quietly switched from a state office building near the Capitol to his Salina home, according to a published report. SENT: 550 words.


CEMETERY VANDALISM-SENTENCE _ A man who pleaded guilty to vandalizing an Olathe cemetery on Christmas was sentenced to 50 hours of community service and ordered to undergo a mental health evaluation.

MANHATTAN-TRANSGENDER STUDENTS _ The Manhattan-Ogden School Board has approved guidelines for transgender students in the school district.



DETROIT _ The Tigers send Tyson Ross to the mound to face Kansas City’s Homer Bailey. By Baseball Writer Noah Trister. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 4:10 p.m. ET.


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