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AP-KS--Kansas News Coverage Advisory, KS

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



TOPEKA, Kan. — A state board is set to decide how to list the candidates on the ballot in the race for the Republican nomination in a Kansas congressional district are both named Ron Estes. One is the incumbent and is set to be listed with “Rep.” while the challenger would get a middle initial, “M.” State law usually doesn’t allow titles, and a Democratic candidate who could face the winner is objecting. By John Hanna. UPCOMING: 350 words by 4 p.m.


KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Officials say more than $170,000 in taxpayer money was spent to contain two measles outbreaks that broke out simultaneously in Kansas and Missouri. UPCOMING: 300 words.


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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