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AP-KS--Kansas News Digest 3:30 pm, KS

October 13, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

OPEN TEACHER JOBS

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas public school districts are finding it harder to fill vacant teaching positions this year, even though increased funding allowed many districts to offer higher salaries, according to a report released this week by the Kansas State Department of Education. SENT: 440 words.

IN BRIEF:

— MILKEN EDUCATOR AWARD-KANSAS — A fifth-grade teacher from suburban Topeka has been honored with the nation’s first Milken Educator Award for the 2018-19 year.

— FANEUIL-HIRING — Faneuil, a Virginia-based company that plans to bring hundreds of jobs to downtown Wichita, is looking to hire 250 workers in the next few weeks.

— WOMEN’S VETERANS CENTER — Female veterans now have their own Veterans Affairs’ health center in Topeka.

SPORTS:

FBC-OKLAHOMA ST-KANSAS ST

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Alex Barnes pounded away for 181 yards and four touchdowns, Kansas State’s much-maligned defense held Oklahoma State in check, and the Wildcats bludgeoned the slumping Cowboys in a 31-12 victory Saturday. By Sports Writer Dave Skretta. SENT: 535 words.

AP Photos KSOW112, KSOW108, KSOW111, KSOW113.

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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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