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News Minute: Here is the latest Kansas news from The Associated Press

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - A Lawrence man has been sentenced to life in prison for multiple child pornography crimes. Forty-six-year-old Michael Limburg was sentenced yesterday in Douglas County. The Lawrence Journal-World reports investigators found images of child pornography on computer disks belonging to Limburg.

OSAGE CITY, Kan. (AP) - Osage County officials say a 20-year-old man whose body was found along a highway during the weekend died in a hit-and-run. Sheriff Laurie Dunn says an autopsy confirmed that Timothy Kemble of Carbondale was struck by a car before his body was found Sunday along U.S. 56. Authorities are still searching for the vehicle that hit Kemble.

PITTSBURG, Kan. (AP) - The state fire marshal says an explosion that killed a worker at a southeast Kansas fireworks company has been ruled accidental. The blast happened August 12th at a Pittsburg warehouse owned by Jake's Fireworks. An investigator from the fire marshal's office says the explosion has been traced to debris around a forklift two employees were using to unload a shipping container.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A grassroots group called Women for Kansas is planning a public rally to open its "Taking Back Kansas" convention. The rally takes place Friday afternoon on the west side of Century II in Wichita. Speakers will include a first-time voter, a Lawrence educator and a representative from Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

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