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AP-KS--Kansas News Digest 4 pm, KS

September 30, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

WICHITA-CAT COMMUNITIES

WICHITA, Kan. — A proposed ordinance in Wichita would create “cat colonies” for stray and feral cats where they could live after being trapped, sterilized, vaccinated and released. Wichita’s animal advisory board considered the proposal Wednesday to encourage residents to trap the cats they find on their property and turn them over to become “community cats.” SENT: 325 words

IN BRIEF:

— UNIVERSITY-FREE FOOD PANTRY — The University of Kansas is offering a free food pantry at the Memorial Union on the Lawrence campus.

SPORTS:

CHIEFS-BRONCOS

DENVER — The Denver Broncos have spent years trying to solve their tight end troubles. Their inadequate coverage of tight ends and inability to get much production from their own are two of the biggest reasons they’ve fallen so far from their Super Bowl perch and have been looking up at the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC West since 2016. By Pro Football Writer Arnie Stapleton.

AP Photos NY150, NY901. SENT: 625 words

ROYALS-YOST

KANSAS CITY — Ned Yost will return as the Royals’ manager next year following Kansas City’s poorest season since 2005. Kansas City announced a one-year extension Sunday before the season finale against Cleveland. By Marc Bowman.

AP Photos OHJM112, MOCR108. SENT: 200 words

BBA--Indians-Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals wrap up their season when they play the Cleveland Indians at Kauffman Stadium. By Marc Bowman. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.

IRONMAN PARENTS

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Two of the world’s most accomplished endurance athletes, three-time Ironman world champion Mirinda Carfrae and her husband, Tim O’Donnell, are relaxing on a plush white couch in an otherwise quiet house on a tree-lined street near the University of Kansas campus. Against one wall are their time-trial bikes, awaiting their next session. A plastic bin full of Hoka One One running shoes sits nearby. Water bottles and energy drinks are scattered about the kitchen. By Sports Writer Dave Skretta.

AP Photos NYDD201, NYDD202, NYDD203, NYDD204, NYDD205, NYDD206. SENT: 1300 words

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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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