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BC-KS--Kansas News Coverage Advisory, KS

July 6, 2018

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Kansas. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

Kansas Governor-Abortion

TOPEKA — The retirement of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has made abortion a compelling issue in the Kansas governor’s race, particularly on the Democratic side, where abortion rights advocates want to make sure the party’s nominee is strongly aligned with them and one of the three major candidates had an anti-abortion voting record as a legislator. By John Hanna. UPCOMING: 600 words.

BRIEFS:

— INFANT’S DEATH-FATHER SENTENCED — A southeast Kansas man was sentenced to 30 years in prison for the death of his 6-month-old son.

— OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING-OVERLAND PARK — Overland Park police say officers shot a man after he fired several rounds at officers.

SPORTS:

BBA--Red Sox-Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Chris Sale is on the mound for the Boston Red Sox as they open a three-game series in Kansas City. The Royals send out Jason Hammel. By Alan Eskew. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 7:15 p.m. CT.

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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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