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AP-KS--Kansas News Digest 2:35 pm, KS

August 18, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

TOP STORY:

LANGSTON HUGHES’ AGE

TOPEKA — A professor in Kansas says that poet Langston Hughes may have been born a year earlier that what’s on record. SENT: 300 words.

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AROUND THE STATE:

MARKET INCUBATOR

WICHITA — A street market in Wichita has turned into a grassroots business incubator, reinvigorating the city’s north end. SENT: 230 words.

IN BRIEF:

— POLICE CAPTAIN-REFEREE SHOVED — A Wichita police captain who was recorded shoving a teenage referee during a youth basketball game earlier this year is no longer with the department.

— WICHITA SHOOTING-TWO KILLED — Police in Wichita say two people have been killed in an overnight shooting.

— STILLBIRTH PREVENTION CAMPAIGN — The state is promoting a campaign to reduce the number of stillborn deaths in Kansas.

— IMPAIRED DRIVING-LAW ENFORCEMENT — Law enforcement agencies across Kansas are participating in a nearly month long campaign to reduce impaired or distracted driving.

SPORTS:

BBA--ROYALS-WHITE SOX

CHICAGO — Jose Abreu and the Chicago White Sox continue their weekend series against the Kansas City Royals. Dylan Covey — 1-8 with a 8.94 ERA in his past 10 starts after going 3-1 with a 2.29 ERA in his first six — pitches for Chicago. Brad Keller starts for Chicago. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m. ET.

BBN--BREWERS-CARDINALS

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Cardinals have won nine of their last 10 games and continue their series against the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday. Miles Mikolas starts for the Cardinals, while Wade Miley takes the mound for Milwaukee. By Joe Harris. UPCOMING: 600 words.

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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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