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News Minute: Here is the latest Kansas news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. CDT

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A 39-year-old Manhattan man was convicted in the shooting death of one man and the attempted murder of another man. Steven Harris was convicted Thursday of second-degree murder in the May 2017 death of 39-year-old German Gonzalez-Garcia. Prosecutors say Harris shot the two victims in Manhattan. Harris will be sentenced Aug. 27.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas man who admitted that he traveled to the Philippines to have sex with minor girls has pleaded guilty to three counts of producing child pornography. The U.S. Attorney's office says 55-year-old Anthony Shultz pleaded guilty Wednesday. Prosecutors say Shultz, a helicopter pilot from Lindsborg, also admitted he videotaped sex acts with a 12-year-old and a 15-year-old and brought the videos back to Kansas.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Weak economic growth is expected to continue in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states, but all the recent trade disputes may shrink profits. Creighton University economist Ernie Goss says the new tariffs are hurting grain prices, which were already weak.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A probable cause affidavit says a carnival worker admitted to killing a Kansas couple at a county fair. The suspect, Michael Fowler, Michael Fowler, told investigators that he shot Sonny and Pauline Carpenter of Wichita, Kansas, at the Barton County fair in Great Bend, Kansas. According to the affidavit, Fowler told Van Buren police that Rusty Frazier and Kimberly Younger, also known as Myrna Khan, were with him when the couple was killed.

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