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

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas Supreme Court is preparing to rule on the death sentences and capital murder convictions of two brothers in connection with the December 2000 shooting deaths of four people in Wichita. The court said it would release decisions Friday morning on the appeals of Jonathan and Reginald Carr.

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Tea party challenger Milton Wolf's campaign says U.S. Senator Pat Roberts is trying to exploit geographical tensions with a new radio ad in western Kansas. The 60-second spot says Wolf doesn't understand agriculture. The ad describes the Leawood radiologist as living "right next to Missouri" and says he "just doesn't work for western Kansas."

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A spokeswoman for Bombardier says it's too early to say how the airplane maker's cutting of 1,800 jobs worldwide might impact the Learjet plant in Wichita. The company says production-related jobs will not be affected. It will reorganize into four business segments.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - An Overland Park woman has been sentenced to two years in federal prison without parole for stealing from her U.S. Department of Agriculture co-workers in Kansas City, Missouri. Paula Steen was also ordered to pay around $96,000 in restitution. Authorities say Steen's crimes included charging more than $57,000 on credit accounts of a legally blind co-worker.

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