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

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

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A Sedgwick County judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing a state agency of failing to protect a toddler before she was killed. Sedgwick County District Judge William Woolley ruled recently there can be no claim of negligence against the state Department for Children and Families in the case of 18-month-old Jayla Haag. The child died in 2012 with injuries that included brain swelling, bleeding around her eyes and teeth that had been forcibly removed.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Wichita police say three people have been killed in a two-car crash in Wichita. Police say the two-car accident occurred early Sunday in west Wichita and that three people were thrown from one vehicle and were killed. The fatality victims were pronounced dead at the scene. Two other people were injured in the crash. The victim's names haven't been released.

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

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Wichita has announced plans to work with a city in China to develop aviation business opportunities. Delegates from Xi'an (shee-ahn), China, visited with Wichita officials on Thursday to sign a memorandum of understanding that the two cities will develop economic and trade opportunities centered on aviation. They're expected to work on education, training, airport management and other aspects of the aviation business.

(Information in the following story is from: Lawrence (Kan.) Journal-World, http://www.ljworld.com)

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Kansas State University is considering a $150 million research facility that would focus on food and complement the planned National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility adjacent to the university. K-State President Kirk Schulz has requested $5 million in state funding for next year to begin planning the Food Systems Research and Education Facility. The 200,000-square-foot facility would focus on the food supply.

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