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News Minute: Here is the latest Kansas news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. CDT

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Koch Industries is pushing for a change to a Kansas rule forbidding corporate in-house lawyers unlicensed in the state from providing free legal services to needy outside clients. Koch chief legal counsel Jennifer Adams says it's an issue of equity in a justice system that favors the wealthy. Koch has made its argument to the Kansas Board of Law Examiners, which has declined to say when or if it will make a recommendation to the Supreme Court.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A former Sedgwick County detention deputy convicted of sex crimes against inmates is now charged with sex crimes against a child. The Wichita Eagle reports that 27-year-old David Kendall was charged Friday with two counts of criminal sodomy, three counts of sexual exploitation of a child and one count of violating offender registration requirements. . Goddard police say someone accused Kendall on April 12 of sex crimes against a 15-year-old.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - The Sedgwick County District Attorney's Office is asking a judge to order a Wichita used-car dealer to pay $100,000 in fines and penalties after customers complained that they didn't receive titles to vehicles they bought. The Wichita Eagle reports that District Attorney Marc Bennett says six customers of 5 Star Motors and its owner, Teresa Molinaro, have complained that they didn't receive legal titles within 60 days of buying vehicles.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Three Kansas counties will be hosting special events for residents to participate in activities and meet local authors and artists. The Wichita Eagle reports that Kiowa, Comanche and Barber counties will host the Big Kansas Road Trip. The event will be held over four days from May 3-6. Attendees will have the opportunity to eat pie, ride a carousel, have cookies with Carry Nation, visit buffalo, walk in a meteorite field and sit in a round barn.

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