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

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Police have arrested the owner of a Wichita home day care where a toddler's leg was partially severed by a lawn mower. The 39-year-old woman was booked into the Sedgwick County Jail on suspicion of one count of aggravated endangering a child. Police say the 18-month-old girl was injured yesterday morning.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - The Democratic nominee in Kansas' 1st Congressional District has crossed party lines to endorse independent candidate Greg Orman for U.S. Senate. Former Manhattan Mayor Jim Sherow says he believes Orman has the best chance to defeat Republican Senator Pat Roberts in November. Roberts also faces Democratic nominee Chad Taylor.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - The son of missionary Nancy Writebol says his mother is still recuperating after surviving Ebola. Jeremy Writebol says he's back home in Wichita after spending two weeks at an Atlanta hospital where his mother was isolation. Jeremy Writebol says it's been a very traumatic experience in the lives of his parents.

GRANDVIEW PLAZA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas House member Allan Rothlisberg is planning a write-in campaign for November's election after losing his Republican primary race this month. Rothlisberg says Democrats and Republicans alike have asked him to run. Rothlisberg lost the August 5th GOP primary in the 65th House District to Lonnie Clark.

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