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

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City police say a man has been shot and killed during a confrontation with officers. The shooting happened early Sunday after officers received a report about a suspicious person armed with a gun in the northeast party of the city.

GREAT BEND, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas Highway Patrol says an armed suspect was shot and fatally wounded during a confrontation with law enforcement officers. The confrontation happened Saturday night while the patrol was assisting the Barton County Sheriff's Department. The patrol said in a news release that the suspect injured a family member and threatened to harm others before being shot.

PITTSBURG, Kan. (AP) - Efforts to develop a state-owned casino in southeast Kansas are getting off the ground with a plan that includes a partnership with a nearby casino in Oklahoma. The state owns casinos in Dodge City, Mulvane and Kansas City, Kansas. But developers have lost interest in the southeast region, partly because of the proximity of the Downstream Casino Resort run by Oklahoma's Quapaw Tribe. The Joplin Globe reports executives of the Quapaw casino and the Ruffin Companies are working together to build the gambling complex near Frontenac the defunct Camptown Greyhound Park.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A smartphone-based ride-sharing service has arrived in Wichita. The Eagle reports that Wichita is one of 22 U.S. cities where San Francisco, California-based Uber took to the streets Thursday. The service is now offered in more than 100 cities.

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