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

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ATCHISON, Kan. (AP) - A company that produces food ingredients for the industrial market plans to locate its headquarters and manufacturing plant in Atchison. Inclusion Technologies and Atchison officials announced yesterday that the company would locate its plant in the site of the former Anacon Food Company. Inclusion Technologies products include a line of nut-free ingredients.

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas Department of Transportation is planning $1.2 billion in improvements to the state's highways, bridges and other projects. Secretary of Transportation Mike King announced the plan yesterday for the fiscal years 2015 and 2016. The plan includes 464 highway projects and nearly 200 bridge/interchange improvements.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - The Democratic nominee in Kansas' 1st Congressional District has endorsed independent candidate Greg Orman for U.S. Senate. Former Manhattan Mayor Jim Sherow says he believes Orman has the best chance to defeat Republican Senator Pat Roberts in November. Sherow says many Democrats are supporting Orman because of his promise of bipartisanship.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Police have arrested the owner of a Wichita home day care where a toddler's leg was partially severed by a lawn mower. Police say the 18-month-old girl was injured yesterday morning and the owner was arrested a few hours later. Authorities say five children were playing in the backyard as the woman used a push mower.

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