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BC-KS--Kansas News Digest 1 pm, KS

May 21, 2019

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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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

CBD OIL-LAW

TOPEKA, Kan. _ Governor Laura Kelly has signed into law a bill that would allow profoundly ill people who have been unable to find relief with pharmaceutical medications to avoid prosecution for possessing certain blends of oil extracted from cannabis plants. UPCOMING: 300 words.

SEVERE WEATHER

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. _ A tornado touched down Tuesday near Tulsa International Airport, injuring at least one person and damaging about a dozen homes, amid storms in the Southern Plains that brought a deluge of rain and powerful winds, closing an interstate and flipping campers at a raceway. By Ken Miller. With AP video, photos. SENT: 600 words.

SPORTS:

IOWA-SHYSMANSKY

IOWA CITY, Iowa _ The University of Iowa has agreed to pay an outside lawyer $280 per hour for help investigating serious NCAA violations uncovered in its women’s volleyball program, according to a letter released Tuesday. SENT: 400 words.

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