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BC-KS--Kansas News Digest 1:30 pm, KS

January 5, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

AROUND THE STATE:

WICHITA HOMELESS-CHURCH BUILDING

WICHITA _ A former church in downtown Wichita is being repurposed as a “hub” to treat homeless patients. SENT: 370 words.

IN BRIEF:

BODY IN RIVER-HOMICIDE _ Authorities are investigating the death of a 19-year-old Wamego man whose body was found in the Kansas River as a homicide.

NEW GOVERNOR-BUDGET DIRECTOR _ Kansas’ incoming Democratic governor is keeping her Republican predecessor’s budget director, saying he’s proven he can work with legislators of all political stripes.

SPORTS:

BKC--KANSAS-IOWA STATE

AMES, Iowa _, No. 5 Kansas opens Big 12 road play at Iowa State in an key league game for each program’s title hopes. By Luke Meredith. UPCOMING: Game starts at 4 p.m. CT.

BKC--T25-KANSAS ST-TEXAS TECH

LUBBOCK, Texas _ No. 11 Texas Tech plays its first Big 12 home game against Kansas State. The Red Raiders opened conference with a win at West Virginia, while the Wildcats were blown out at home by Texas. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts 1 p.m. CT.

BKC--Chicago State-UMKC

KANSAS CITY _ Chicago State plays UMKC at Swinney Recreation Center. Game starts at 2 p.m. CT

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