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

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

SEVERE WEATHER

TULSA, Okla. _ Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region. SENT: 650 words, photos.

AROUND THE STATE:

CULINARY SCHOOL-WICHITA

WICHITA, Kan. _ A new culinary arts program could be in the works for downtown Wichita in a partnership among three centers of higher education. SENT: 275 words.

BRIEFS:

FLOODING-KANSAS _ Authorities have ordered the evacuation of the tiny southeastern Kansas town of Fall River, as increased water releases from the dam just north of it threatens to swamp the town.

KANSAS TORNADO _ The National Weather Service has confirmed that a weak tornado touched down Friday afternoon in a rural area near Douglass in southeastern Kansas.

TIGER-LION PELTS-KANSAS ZOOS _ Tiger and lion pelts seized from wildlife traffickers have been donated to zoos in Topeka and Wichita.

SPORTS:

BBA--YANKEES-ROYALS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ The New York Yankees continue their three-game set against the Kansas City Royals with a doubleheader at Kauffman Stadium. By Kollin Miller. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 1:15 p.m. CT, nightcap at 6:15 p.m.

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