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

August 11, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

TOP STORY:

KANSAS PRIMARY-GOVERNOR-VOTES

TOPEKA — The counting of the last ballots in the tight and contentious Republican primary for Kansas governor will stretch out over the next week and still might not settle the race. By Political Writer John Hanna. SENT: 745 words.

AP Photos NYHK503, KSTOP304, KSTOP103, KSWIE201.

AROUND THE STATE:

LAND INSTITUTE

SALINA. — The Land Institute continues to grow slowly in Kansas. SENT: 300 words.

IN BRIEF:

— CHURCH VAN CRASH-MISSOURI — Missouri officials have identified three Kansas City-area teens killed in the crash of a church van that injured 10 others.

— TOXIC ALGAE-SALINA — Kansas health and parks officials have closed a Salina lake because of a toxic blue-green algae bloom.

— TOPEKA OFFICER INJURED — Authorities say a Topeka police officer suffered minor injuries when he was bitten by a man he was trying to take into custody.

— SMALL PLANE CRASH-OKLAHOMA — The National Transportation Board says a small airplane that crashed in northern Oklahoma, killing four members of a Kansas family and a family friend, was seen climbing slowly before it went down in a soybean field.

SPORTS:

BBO--CARDINALS-ROYALS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jack Flaherty starts for the Cardinals and Danny Duffy goes for the Royals as the cross-state rivals continue their series at Kauffman Stadium. By Alan Eskew. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 6:15 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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