AP-KS--Kansas News Digest 3:30 pm, KS
Aug. 12, 2018
Hello! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Kansas.
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TOPEKA, Kan. — County election officials across Kansas on Monday will begin deciding which provisional ballots from last week's primary election will count toward the final official vote totals, with possibility that they could create a new leader in the hotly contested Republican race for governor. Secretary of State Kris Kobach led Gov. Jeff Colyer by a mere 110 votes out more than 313,000 cast as of Friday evening . That was after late mail-in ballots were added to totals from absentee voting and ballots cast at the polls Tuesday. By John Hanna.
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LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING-WOMEN
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center class has a record number of women. Fifteen of the 58 people in Class 252 are women, The Hutchinson News reported . It's the most women the center has trained in a single class since it started operating at the formal naval base in rural Reno County in 1968. SENT: 250 words
OLATHE, Kan. — Kansas superintendents are working together to fight teen suicide. Blue Valley, De Soto, Gardner Edgerton, Olathe, Shawnee Mission and Spring Hill school districts in Johnson County have announced plans to work together on the issue, The Kansas City Star reported . The districts plan to meet monthly and will consult mental health providers, parents, religious leaders and local businesses. SENT: 250 words
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Luke Weaver and the St. Louis Cardinals wrap up their Interstate 70 set against the Kansas City Royals, who send Jakob Junis to the mound at Kauffman Stadium. By Alan Eskew. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 1:15 p.m. CT.
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