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AP-KS--Kansas News Coverage Advisory, KS

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

UPCOMING TODAY:

WESTAR RATES-CUTS PROPOSED

TOPEKA — Kansas utility regulators are being urged to reject Westar Energy’s request for a $17.2 million rate increase and instead order the company to cut rates for Kansas customers by $69 million to $125 million. UPCOMING: 300 words

KANSAS-NEW BISHOP

SALINA, Kan. — Monsignor Gerald “Jerry” L. Vincke will become bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Salina. The announcement was made official Wednesday by Pope Francis. Vincke, who joins the Salina diocese by way of the Diocese of Lansing, Michigan, was ordained to the priesthood in June 1999 in Lansing, Mich., by Bishop Carl F. Mengeling. UPCOMING: 250 words.

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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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