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

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Chris Christie praises Kansas Governor Sam Brownback as a leader who has taken on reforming the public employee pension system and other tough issues. The New Jersey governor is spending time in Kansas campaigning for Brownback in his role as chairman of the Republican Governors Association.

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas City man has been sentenced to more than 22 years in prison for causing a crash that killed a woman in February. Police say 29-year-old Christopher Stewart was fleeing from police when his car struck another and killed Graciela Olivas. Stewart was wanted at the time for skipping his sentencing in a drug case.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A man from Wichita has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in a crash that killed a child more than two years ago. Police say Raudel Sandoval Junior was speeding in a 35 mile-per-hour zone when his car slammed into another car at an intersection and killed a six-year-old girl who was riding with her mother.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A Derby man indicted on fraud and money laundering charges says he was trying to support his eight kids by buying movies in bulk and selling them individually. Federal prosecutors have charged Harvey Self and say he created dozens of false identities to buy discounted DVDs and resell them.

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