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AP-KS--Kansas News Digest 3 pm, KS

September 22, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

STEM CELL RESEARCH CENTER-NEEDS

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A stem cell research facility at the University of Kansas Medical Center needs more money, not more space, according to the center’s new director. SENT: 360 words.

IN BRIEF:

— MANHATTAN HOUSING AUTHORITY-MOLDY BUILDING — The Manhattan Housing Authority will move its office and residents back into apartments for low-income housing where black mold was found five years ago.

— KANSAS STATE FAIR-ATTENDANCE — Kansas State Fair officials are crediting good weather and concerts for an uptick in attendance.

— MISSOURI RIVER RELEASES — The amount of water being released into the lower Missouri River will be temporarily reduced because of recent heavy rains in southeastern South Dakota and northwestern Iowa.

SPORTS:

FBN--49ers-CHIEFS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — San Francisco 49ers plays Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium.

BBA--Royals-Tigers

DETROIT — Kansas City continues a road series against the Detroit Tigers. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 6:10 p.m.

FBC--T25-Kansas St-West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — No. 12 West Virginia returns from a week off due to Hurricane Florence and will host Kansas State in their Big 12 opener Saturday. By Will Graves. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 3:30 p.m. ET

FBC--Kansas-Baylor

WACO, Texas — Kansas takes its first winning streak since 2011 into its Big 12 opener at Baylor, whose only win last season was against the Jayhawks. By Stephen Hawkins. UPCOMING. 650 words, photos. Game starts 2:30 p.m. CT

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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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