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AP-KS--Kansas News Digest 2:45 pm, KS

July 28, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas has developed a new mandatory training program for student-athletes designed to help prevent sexual violence. SENT: 275 words.


— LANSING ESCAPES — A man who fled from a Kansas prison and through Missouri has been given an additional 10-plus years in prison by a Kansas court.

— SUPERINTENDENT-ABRUPT RESIGNATION — The interim superintendent for the Kansas City, Kansas, school district has resigned after less than a month leading the district.

— FLARE GUN ATTACKS — A second Overland Park teenager has been charged with firing a flare gun into several occupied apartments earlier this year.



NEW YORK — A day after getting rained out, the Kansas City Royals and New York Yankees play a day-night doubleheader. The games are scheduled to start at 1:05 p.m. and 7:05 p.m. By Jeffrey Metallo.


ST. JOSEPH — Just three years ago, a little-known running back out of Abilene Christian led the Kansas City Chiefs in rushing. Now, Charcandrick West is fighting for the third-string job in a sign of just how much deeper and more talented the Chiefs’ backfield is this season. By Dave Skretta. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 4 p.m. CT.


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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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