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AP-KS--Kansas News Digest 1:15 pm, KS

September 2, 2018

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A central Kansas man is preparing to start an industrial hemp farm as part of a new state pilot program. The Hutchinson News reports that PJ Sneed plans to open the Always Sunny Hemp and Bee Farm in western Reno County. SENT: 370 words by the Hutchinson News. Photos KSCR125, KSRH126.


— POPULAR WICHITA FARM CLOSING — After nearly a century of growing pumpkin patches and providing corn mazes for visitors, Wichita’s Cox Farm will close soon. AP Photos KSCR125, KSRH126.

— CONVICTION INTEGRITY UNIT — The Wyandotte County District Attorney’s Office is opening a division to look into claims of those who say they’ve been wrongfully convicted. AP Photos KSCR125, KSRH126.



LAWRENCE, Kan. — There was a point Saturday night when Kansas was trailing Nicholls State in the second half and, a short drive down Interstate 70, Kansas State was trying desperately to rally against South Dakota. SENT: 830 words. By Sports Writer Dave Skretta.

AP Photos KSCR125, KSRH126.


MANHATTAN, Kan. — Saturday night’s game was not going the way most Kansas State fans, players and coaches had anticipated. Fans were booing the offense and making a quick exit, not just in fear of seeing a season-opening upset, but mostly in sheer disgust at the way things were going. SENT: 830 words. By Andrew Hammond.

AP Photos AP Photos KSCR125, KSRH126.KSCR121, KSCR122, KSCR123, KSCR124, KSCR120, KSCR119, KSCR118, KSCR117, KSCR115, KSCR115, KSCR116, KSCR113, KSCR112, KSCR111, KSCR110, KSCR109, KSCR106.


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