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BC-KS--Kansas News Digest 2:25 pm, KS

March 16, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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:

WESTERN KANSAS EDUCATION

DODGE CITY, Kan. _ Unlike many other rural cities, Dodge City is experiencing a strong economy that is making it an anchor in Kansas’ southwest region. SENT: 600 words.

WINTER WEATHER-FLOODING

OMAHA, Neb. _ Authorities were using boats and large vehicles on Saturday to rescue and evacuate residents in parts of the Midwest where a recent deluge of rainwater and snowmelt was sent pouring over frozen ground, overwhelming creeks and rivers, and killing at least one person. By Margery A. Beck. SENT: 515 words, photos.

WITH:

WINTER WEATHER-FLOODING-THE LATEST

SPORTS:

BKC--T25-B12-Iowa St-Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ Two most successful teams in Big 12 Tournament history meet for only the second time in the finals when No. 17 Kansas faces Iowa State at the Sprint Center. By Dave Skretta. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 5 p.m. CT.

BKC--T25-AAC-Wichita State-Cincinnati

MEMPHIS, Tenn. _ No. 24 Cincinnati plays Wichita State on Saturday in the semifinals of the American Athletic Conference Tournament. By Clay Bailey. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at approximately 5 p.m. ET.

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