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

(Information in the following story is from: The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle, http://www.kansas.com)

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - The governor of Texas will be in Kansas next week to help Governor Sam Brownback's re-election campaign. Rick Perry will headline an event in Wichita seeking donations from anywhere from $500 to $4,000. The two Republican governors have had a close relationship for years.

SALINA, Kan. (AP) - State Representative J.R. Claeys defends listing his sister's house in Salina as his official residence while keeping a Lawrence condominium. The Republican lawmaker says the $433,000 condo is just where he stays during legislative sessions. He accuses Democrat Gary Swartzendruber of fishing for something to sway voters.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Hundreds of people will take part in a disaster drill Tuesday at the Wichita airport. Emergency managers and first responders will simulate a crash involving a jetliner north of Kansas 42 between the airport's two runways.

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Topeka police have identified a motorcyclist killed in a chain reaction crash on Friday. They say 85-year-old Harold Eulert of Topeka died after a pickup truck struck him from behind and pushed his cycle into another truck.

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