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

GREAT BEND, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas Bureau of Investigation is continuing to review a fatal weekend shooting involving state troopers and Barton County deputies. Officers killed 71-year-old George Carson of rural Barton County during a shootout Saturday night. The shooting started as officers investigated domestic violence.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - An economic index covering nine Midwestern and Plains states rose slightly in August -- pointing to at least a few more months of growth. The index is based on a monthly survey of supply managers in Kansas, Missouri and seven other states.

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Kansas State researchers are out with a new study on young drivers involved in crashes. They say they've found that young women had more crashes at intersections and collisions with pedestrians while young men had more off-road crashes and accidents at sunset. They looked at five years of accidents involving drivers between the ages of 16 and 24.

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) - This year's Kansas State Fair will include a new museum honoring a longtime painter and fair fixture who died last year. The museum will showcase J.B. Holdren's collection of carnival artifacts including antique posters, restored carousel horses and his clown suit from the 1930s. Holdren was long known at the fair as Bardo the Clown. The fair starts Friday.

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