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AP-KS--Kansas News Digest 3:20 pm, KS

June 9, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

TOP STORY:

KANSAS CANNABIS EXTRACT

TOPEKA — Cannabidiol products are coming back to Kansas after lawmakers approved to bring back the marijuana extract often used as alternative medicine. SENT: 260 words.

AROUND THE STATE:

MOON DUST-LAWSUIT

KANSAS CITY — A Tennessee woman is suing NASA in Kansas to affirm her ownership of lunar dust she says astronaut Neil Armstrong gifted to her. SENT: 260 words.

IN BRIEF:

— WICHITA STABBING DEATH — Investigators are searching for an elderly man’s vehicle after he was found stabbed to death in Wichita.

— OKLAHOMA EARTHQUAKE — The U.S. Geological Survey says a 4.4 magnitude earthquake shook parts of northern Oklahoma and neighboring Kansas.

— FORT RILEY-NOISE WARNING — Fort Riley is warning residents near the fort in Manhattan to be ready for a lot of noise on certain days up to June 19.

— CAT BEATING-CHARGES — A Salina man is jailed after police said he beat a cat to death and threw it in a garbage can.

— KANSAS CITY ZOO-RHINOS — Visitors to the Kansas City Zoo usually see only one rhinoceros on exhibit at a time, even though the zoo has had as many as four of the African beasts.

SPORTS:

BBA--Royals-Athletics

OAKLAND, Calif. — Trevor Cahill (1-2) and the Oakland Athletics take on Danny Duffy (2-6) and the Kansas City Royals. By Gideon Rubin. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 1:05 p.m. PDT

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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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