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AP-KS--Kansas News Digest 2:45 pm, KS

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

KOBACH-GOP CENTRISTS

TOPEKA — Moderate Republicans in Kansas find themselves in an awkward position of whether to stay silent on Kris Kobach’s gubernatorial nomination or endorse one of his competitors and face potential GOP-led repercussions. SENT: 290 words.

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IN BRIEF:

— KANSAS CITY HOMICIDE-CHASE — Police in Kansas City say a man has been shot to death blocks from the Kansas City zoo, and another man has been arrested.

— KU BAND DAY CANCELED — For the first time in 70 years, the University of Kansas Band day will not occur.

— DRUG DEALER-PROBATION — A 36-year-old woman who was facing nearly 13 years in prison for dealing methamphetamine was given probation by a judge who said she had made significant progress in dealing with her drug addiction.

SPORTS:

FBN--CHIEFS-BEAR

CHICAGO — Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs meet Mitchell Trubisky and the Chicago Bears in a matchup between teams that spent the offseason loading up around their young quarterbacks. The game also matches Andy Reid against protege Matt Nagy, the Bears’ new coach. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 1 p.m. ET.

BBA--INDIANS-ROYALS

KANSAS CITY — Corey Kluber starts for the AL Central-leading Cleveland Indians as they continue their three-game series against the Kansas City Royals. By Marc Bowman. 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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