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

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - The University of Kansas has been added to a list of colleges and universities under investigation for how they handled investigations into sexual assaults. More than 70 schools, including Washburn University, have been named by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights as part of a probe into sexual violence against women on campus. University of Kansas officials say the school doesn't tolerate sexual assault and will assist in the federal review.

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - An endangered gazelle at the Topeka Zoo is dead after beating its head against a gate until it broke its neck. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports a visitor say the 5-year-old Addra gazelle running from corner to corner before charging the gate three times. City officials say the zoo will run a necropsy and pathology evaluation to learn what might have caused the incident.

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Republican incumbent Derek Schmidt has a fundraising advantage over his Democratic challenger in the Kansas attorney general's race. A finance report filed yesterday shows Schmidt raised about $43,000 in cash contributions from January through July 24th. Democrat A.J. Kotich (KOH'-tich) raised about $12,100.

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Democratic challenger Paul Davis has raised more in contributions this year than Republican Governor Sam Brownback, but the incumbent has more cash on hand. Finance reports show Davis raised more than $1.1 million in cash contributions from January through July 24th, while Brownback's total was about $744,000. But Brownback's campaign ended the period with $2.37 million in cash. Davis' campaign had $1.32 million in cash left.

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