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

December 25, 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A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change.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.



TOPEKA, Kan. _ Allegations of violence between staff members and sexual relationships between workers and underage inmates at Kansas’ only juvenile corrections facility were uncovered during a state audit prompted by allegations that a former superintendent of the center assaulted an employee. SENT: 500 words by Kansas News Service.


LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. _ With a scent machine that wafts grapefruit and vanilla fragrances through the air, guns displayed in cases similar to those found in jewelry stores and a high-end women’s fashion boutique, the suburban Kansas City, Missouri, business that Bren and Mike Brown opened three years ago aims to take the women’s gun store concept well past pink guns. With AP Photos. SENT: 500 words by KCUR.


_ NEW GOVERNOR-PUBLIC SAFETY AGENCIES _ Democratic Gov.-elect Laura Kelly will have the current superintendent of the Kansas Highway Patrol and the state fire marshal stay in their jobs after she takes office.

_ KANSAS-CONGRESS-WATKINS-STAFF _ Kansas Rep.-elect Steve Watkins has appointed members of his predecessor’s staff and a state Republican Party official to key positions in his congressional office.


Nothing at this hour.


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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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