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AP-KS--Kansas News Digest 2:50 pm, KS

September 15, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

AROUND THE STATE:

VOTING-DIFFERING COUNTIES

TOPEKA — The chances of a Kansas voter’s ballot being counted might depend on which county he or she lives in — especially if they vote by mail. SENT: 600 words.

IN BRIEF:

— WELLINGTON STABBING DEATH — A south-central Kansas man has died after being stabbed in the chest, and another person has been arrested.

— INDUSTRIAL HEMP-KANSAS — The Kansas Department of Agriculture hopes to start issuing licenses for farmers to grow industrial hemp in time for next year’s spring planting season.

— FIREFIGHTER-CHILD EXPLOITATION — A 33-year-old Kansas City, Kansas, firefighter has been charged with sexual exploitation of a minor after he allegedly solicited sex from someone he thought was 15.

SPORTS:

BBA--Twins-Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jakob Junis and the Kansas City Royals continue their four-game series against the Minnesota Twins. By Dave Skretta. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 6:15 p.m. CT.

FBC--UTSA-Kansas St

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas State tries to bounce back from a lopsided loss to Mississippi State when it faces Texas-San Antonio, which is coming off a loss to another Big 12 opponent in Baylor. By Andrew Hammond. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 3 p.m. CT.

FBC--Rutgers-Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kansas returns home after ending a 46-game road losing streak to face Rutgers, which is off to a struggling start this season. By Jordan Wolf. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 11 a.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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