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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

TOP STORY:

SECOND DISTRICT-STEVE WATKINS

TOPEKA — A Kansas Republican candidate for Congress is denying claims from three Democratic officials that he considered running as a Democrat and expressed socially liberal views before announcing as a GOP candidate last year. SENT: 575 words.

AROUND THE STATE:

KANSAS RIVER CONSERVATION

LAWRENCE — A local Lawrence preservation group will bring native trees back to the banks of the Kansas River to help rid the waterway of pollution. SENT: 280 words.

IN BRIEF:

— HOUSE FIRE DEATH — Officials say one person has died in a house fire in Topeka.

— MISSING WOMAN KILLED — Police say a Missouri woman missing for a week has been found dead in an eastern Kansas house, and a man has been arrested on suspicion of killing her.

— UNIVERSITY-FLAG ART— University of Kansas leaders say they will keep an altered U.S. flag on display in a school museum, despite demands from the governor and his top election rival to remove it from campus.

— PLAYER SHOT-SENTENCE — One of the men accused of killing a semi-pro football player in Wichita last summer has been sentenced to life plus 13 months in prison.

SPORTS:

BBA--ROYALS-WHITE SOX

CHICAGO — Reynaldo Lopez and the Chicago White Sox continue their series against Danny Duffy and the Kansas City Royals. Lopez is 2-2 with a 5.40 ERA in his last four starts. Duffy tossed six scoreless innings in a no-decision at Minnesota in his previous outing. By Jay Cohen. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 2:10 p.m. EDT

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