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

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Two women from Oklahoma died when their car collided with a pickup truck driven by a man going the wrong way on the Kansas Turnpike. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the accident happened last night on Interstate 35 in Wichita. Thirty-eight-year-old Lori Uchiyama and 33-year-old Elizabeth Goodno were killed in the wreck.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A Wichita man will soon learn his punishment for harboring a Chinese teenage girl who was working illegally at his restaurant. Thirty-three-year-old Yong Lin will be sentenced April 28th in federal court. The case stems from a tip that a minor being housed with other employees at an apartment was working at Lin's World Buffet Grill.

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - More than 80 distinguished professors have endorsed a new proposed social media policy for Kansas universities. The professors sent a letter to the Kansas Board of Regents say the proposed policy "exemplifies the role of scholarship for public intellectuals in a democracy." The proposal would replace a policy that allows university administrators to discipline or fire employees who they believe have improperly used social media.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - The former city clerk of a small southeast Kansas community faces sentencing for embezzling about $60,000 from the town and her church. Diana Cox is scheduled to be sentenced today in federal court in Wichita. Cox admitted stealing money from the town of Havana and Cross Point Baptist Church in Caney, where she served as treasurer.

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