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

May 22, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

SEVERE WEATHER

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. _ Waterlogged parts of the central U.S. were bracing Wednesday for more rain, following days of severe storms that have battered Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma and caused at least three deaths. By Ken Miller. SENT: 700 words.

SPORTS:

NASCAR-INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

NASCAR announced a $2 billion merger agreement with International Speedway Corp. on Wednesday, an aggressive move to gain control of key racetracks and set itself up for sweeping changes that could save America’s most popular racing series. SENT: 600 words.

BBC--BIG 12 TOURNAMENT

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. _ The Big 12 Tournament kicks off Wednesday at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. Game 1: No. 4 West Virginia vs. No. 5 Kansas, 9 a.m. Central. Game 2: No. 1 Texas Tech vs. No. 8 Kansas State, 12:30 p.m. Game 3: No. 2 Baylor vs. No. 7 Oklahoma, 4 p.m. Game 4: No. 3 Oklahoma State vs. No. 6 TCU, 7:30 p.m. Each 150 words.

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