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Kansas Digest

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Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Kansas. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Kansas City Bureau at 800-852-4844 or apkansascity@ap.org.

For up-to-the-minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

AROUND THE STATE:

ELECTION 2020-KANSAS POLL WORKER MASKS

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. — Kansas counties are making their own rules about whether to require poll workers to wear masks as the public votes, even though the state spent $1.28 million to buy personal protective equipment for every polling location. By Roxana Hegeman. SENT: 540 words, photo.

IN BRIEF:

POLICE SHOOTING-LYONS — A police officer and another man were injured by gunfire in Kansas, authorities said.

VIRUS OUTBREAK-KANSAS-THREAT — A retired firefighter who was upset with the city’s mask ordinance was arrested Friday on suspicion of threatening to kidnap and kill Wichita’s mayor, authorities said.

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FBC—KANSAS-WEST VIRGINIA

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Kansas coach Les Miles is skipping the Jayhawks’ trip to West Virginia on Saturday despite being cleared to return after his positive test for the coronavirus. By John Raby. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at noon ET.

CAR—NASCAR-KANSAS-PREVIEW

UNDATED — NASCAR’s playoffs open the round of eight Sunday at Kansas Speedway. It’s the first of three races that set the final four. By AP Auto Racing Writer Jenna Fryer. 700 words. By 6 pm.

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