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News Minute: Here is the latest Kansas news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. CDT

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Three members of a militia group are set to stand trial on charges alleging they were plotting to bomb a mosque and a southwestern Kansas apartment complex where Somali refugees live. Gavin Wright, Patrick Stein and Curtis Allen have pleaded not guilty to charges including conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction. Their trial is scheduled to start Tuesday in Wichita. Prosecutors say a militia member alarmed by the escalating talk of violence and later agreed to be a paid informant.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - The case of a 5-year-old boy missing from Wichita for a month continues to haunt the city. Lucas Hernandez was reported missing on Feb. 17 by his stepmother. Despite extensive searches by law enforcement officers and Wichita citizens, no sign of the boy has been found. Wichita police say the boy's 26-year-old stepmother, Emily Glass, reported she last saw Lucas at their home before she fell asleep.

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) - The Johnson County Health Department says eight measles cases have been confirmed in the county. The department said Thursday that seven of the cases were reported at a child care facility. The other case was associated with the center but was seen at a doctor's office and is being investigated to determine if the child was the source of the exposure.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Authorities have confirmed the death in Kansas of the computer hacker who turned in Chelsea Manning in to law enforcement for giving thousands of documents to WikiLeaks. Sedgwick County spokeswoman Kate Flavin said Friday that Adrian Lamo's body was at the morgue in Wichita, but she had no other details about the death.

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