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BC-KS--Kansas News Digest 1 pm, KS

March 14, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

Kansas-School Funding-Taxes

TOPEKA, Kan. _ Some Republicans in Kansas are helping to advance Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly’s plan to boost spending on public schools while preparing to send her a tax relief bill that undercuts it. By John Hanna. With AP Photos. UPCOMING: 450 words by 2 p.m., 650 words by 7 p.m.

AROUND THE STATE:

IN BRIEF:

_ KANSAS WEATHER _ Ferocious winds caused damage across much of Kansas, while a blizzard closed roads in western sections of the state.

_ TROUBLED HOSPITAL-SEARCH WARRANT _ The Kansas Attorney General’s office says it executed a search warrant at a southeast Kansas hospital that closed last month.

_ POLICE SHOOTING-FAIRWAY _ Court records indicate a 26-year-old man who was shot by police near a Kansas elementary school said he wanted officers to kill him.

SPORTS:

SOC--Champions League-MLS Misery

ATLANTA _ When the final whistle blew, Atlanta United had a bit of a moral victory. That’s about it. The reigning MLS Cup winners were bounced out of the CONCACAF Champions League, leaving only one U.S. based team left in the tournament that looks nearly certain to remain in Mexico’s trophy case. By Paul Newberry. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos by 3 a.m. EDT.

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