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AP-KS--Kansas News Digest 4 pm, KS

November 25, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

AROUND THE STATE:

MIDWEST SNOWSTORM

CHICAGO — A winter storm blanketed much of the central Midwest with snow on Sunday at the end of the Thanksgiving weekend, bringing blizzard-like conditions that grounded hundreds of flights and forced the closure of major highways on one of the busiest travel days of the year. “It’s going to be messy,” said Todd Kluber, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service who is based in suburban Chicago.

AP Photos KSOW106, KSOW102, ILNH102, KSOW102, KSOW104, ILNH101, GFX8277. SEBT: 400 words

KANSAS-FOSTER CHILDREN LAWSUIT

TOPEKA, Kan. — The incoming Kansas governor will face a large task dealing with a struggling child welfare system recently hit with a class-action lawsuit alleging conditions were so poor that children suffered mentally or ran away from foster homes. The lawsuit filed in federal court this month alleges that children have been trafficked for sex, sexually abused inside adoptive homes or raped inside a child welfare office, The Wichita Eagle reported . SENT: 325 words

IN BRIEF:

— UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS-GUNS — More than a year after the University of Kansas adopted a policy allowing concealed guns on campus, only one gun-relation violation has been reported.

SPORTS:

SOC-MLS--Sporting KC-Timbers

PORTLAND, Ore. — Sporting Kansas City visits the Portland Timbers in the first leg of the Western Conference finals. By Anne M. Peterson. UPCOMING: 600 words and photos. Game starts at 4:30 p.m. PT

IN BRIEF:

— RICE-WICHITA ST — Freshman Erik Stevenson came off the bench to score a career-high 21 points and Wichita State rolled to a 90-61 victory over Rice on Sunday.

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