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AP-KS--Kansas News Coverage Advisory, KS

May 14, 2018

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Kansas. Heather Hollingsworth is on the desk. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to 800-852-4844 or 816-421-4844 or apkansascity@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date. Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.


Kansas-Japan Business

TOPEKA, Kan. — A delegation from the Chicago-based Japanese consulate met with Gov. Jeff Colyer last month in hopes of strengthening business relations and to encourage Kansas to rejoin an alliance between Japan and regional states. Gov. Sam Brownback withdrew Kansas from the alliance. Consul general Naoki Ito said by rejoining the Midwest U.S.-Japan Association Kansas could raise the profile of the state’s image, showcase its business and attract investors to create jobs.” UPCOMING: 300 words.

Living Wage Registry-Lawrence

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Lawrence officials are interested in creating a voluntary registry that would inform the public which businesses in Lawrence pay a living wage. The idea of a voluntary living wage registry was brought to the Lawrence City Commission last week. It’s patterned on a similar registry started recently in nearby Kansas City, Missouri. They idea is to help the public know which jobs could help them afford a basic quality of life. UPCOMING: 300 words


If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to apkansascity@ap.org. If you have photos of regional or statewide interest, please send them to the AP state photo center in New York, 888-273-6867. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

MARKETPLACE: Calling your attention to the Marketplace in AP Exchange, where you can find member-contributed content from Kansas 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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