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

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Democratic challenger Paul Davis has raised more in contributions this year than Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, but the incumbent is entering the fall campaign with more cash on hand. Finance reports filed by the two campaigns show Davis raised more than $1.1 million in cash contributions from January through July 24. Brownback's total was about $744,000.

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas inmate who attacked a prosecutor in a Reno County courtroom has been sentenced to more than 21 years in prison. The Hutchinson News says Michael Sherman's sentence will run consecutive to the nearly 14 years he is already serving for molesting a 4-month-old baby. Sherman apologized in court but indicated he'll appeal the sentence and his conviction for attempted first-degree murder.

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - The manager of an abortion clinic in Kansas says closing the facility is the most politically expedient thing he could do. The Aid For Women clinic in Kansas City disclosed on its website that it closed Saturday. Clinic manager Jeff Pederson says enough abortion clinics are still open to absorb the patients. But he says it's just a matter of time before another one closes.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Wichita police are identifying the three people killed in a hit-and-run crash over the weekend. Authorities say the victims were 21-year-old Emily Phillips of McPherson, and Jake Hallacy and Zachery Taylor, both of whom were 26 and from Valley Center. Police have arrested a 31-year-old driver who is being held on suspicion of three counts of second-degree murder and other charges.

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