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BC-KS--Kansas News Digest 4 pm, KS

December 16, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



WICHITA, Kan. _ A Kansas astronaut says he’s ready for his next mission after a failed space launch in October. Hoxie native Nick Hague will embark on a six-month stay with two other crew members at the International Space Station. The scheduled launch aboard a Soyuz MS12 spacecraft is set for Feb. 28, 2019. SENT: 225 words


HAYSVILLE, Kan. _ Three brothers are carrying on their family’s legacy in a basketball program at a Wichita high school. Cade, Zach and Andrew Howard are all members of the Campus High School basketball program, the Wichita Eagle reported. Cade Howard is a three-year starter who helped bring the team to a 3-0 start for the first time in more than a decade. SENT: 285 words


_ KANSAS ROADS-SIGNS _ Kansas travelers will see new or upgraded interpretive signs along 12 scenic or historic byways.

_ LEAVENWORTH COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY _ The Leavenworth County Historical Society has launched a campaign to build and endow a research center at the Carroll Mansion Museum.

_ LAWRENCE RABBI HONORED _ A Lawrence rabbi has been named one of the 50 most influential American Jews by a prominent Jewish magazine.



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