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

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Governor Sam Brownback has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff to honor three people shot to death at two Jewish sites in Overland Park. Memorial services for the three victims are scheduled Thursday and Friday. The Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City has reopened for the first time since the shootings on Sunday.

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) - Kansas will require health insurance companies to cover services for hundreds of children with autism starting next year. Governor Sam Brownback signed legislation Wednesday after a six-year fight by lawmakers and parents for at least a limited mandate.

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Incumbent Senator Pat Roberts has maintained his fundraising advantage over fellow Republican Dr. Milton Wolf in their Kansas primary race according to the latest federal campaign finance reports. Roberts has raised more than $534,000 this year and has more than $2 million in the bank. Wolf has raised $318,000 this year and $587,000 overall.

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - More than 80 professors from several universities have endorsed a new proposed social media policy for Kansas universities. The new policy would replace one allowing university administrators to discipline or fire employees who they believe have improperly used social media. Opponents say the current policy restricts free speech.

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