Hello! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Kansas.

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HUTCHINSON — The Kansas State Fair is welcoming some unusual food vendors and new attractions this year, from deep fried Pina Coladas to an inaugural Bread Sculpture contest. SENT: 300 words.


— DOUBLE SLAYING-COLORADO — A judge has ordered two men to stand trial in the shooting deaths of a man and woman in Colorado Springs.

— ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER-INDICTMENT — An elementary school teacher in Kansas City, Kansas, has been charged with sexual solicitation of a minor.

— SON DIES-PLEA — A Salina man whose young son was found dead in a bathtub last year has pleaded no contest in the boy's death.

— SOCIAL SECURITY FRAUD-SENTENCE — A 50-year-old Wellington woman has been sentenced six months in prison and ordered to pay more than $86,000 in restitution for fraudulently collecting Social Security benefits.



MANHATTAN, Kan. — Nick Fitzgerald returned from a suspension two throw two touchdown passes, Kylin Hill ran for 211 yards and accounted for three scores, and No. 18 Mississippi State's swarming defense shut down Kansas State in a 31-10 rout on Saturday. By Sports Writer Dave Skretta. SENT: 550 words, photos.


MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. — Kansas will try to rebound from a humiliating overtime loss to Nicholls State when it travels to Central Michigan. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 3 p.m. ET.


MINNEAPOLIS — All-Star Jose Berrios tries to get back on track amid a rough late-season stretch, taking the mound for the Minnesota Twins in the middle game of a series against Kansas City. Jorge Lopez pitches for the Royals. By Brian Hall. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m. CDT.


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