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BC-KS--Kansas News Digest 2:30 pm, KS

March 2, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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



LAWRENCE, Kan. _ The Delaware Tribe has requested an archaeological field survey to look for artifacts or human remains at a site in Lawrence where county officials plan to build a mental health center and housing complex. SENT: 315 words.


ALTERED WILL-FRAUD CONVICTION _ A north-central Kansas woman has admitted in court to mailing a faked modified will of a Kansas banker that would have given her half of his $20 million estate.

PHARMACIST-MEDICAID FRAUD _ A Kansas City pharmacist has pleaded guilty to bilking Medicaid out of tens of thousands of dollars.

FATAL APARTMENT FIRE _ Authorities say a 33-year-old woman injured in an Olathe apartment fire has died.

WINTER WEATHER-KANSAS _ Much of Kansas is expected to see another winter storm that could bring up to 8 inches (20.32 centimeters) of snow in northwestern parts of the state and up to 7 inches (17.78 centimeters) in eastern parts.



SURPRISE, Ariz. _ Salvador Perez went about his morning as if nothing was amiss. By Sports Writer Dave Skretta. SENT: 660 words, photo.

BKC--T25-Kansas-Oklahoma State

STILLWATER, Okla. _ No. 15 Kansas needs to beat Oklahoma State to stay in the Big 12 title race. The Cowboys have pulled several upsets over the Jayhawks in recent years. UPCOMING: 650 words, with photos. Game time 11 a.m. Central.

BKC--T25-Baylor-Kansas St

MANHATTAN, Kan. _ Baylor plays Kansas State at Bramlage Coliseum. By Avery Osen. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 7 p.m. CT.


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