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

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EMPORIA, Kan. (AP) - A spokesman for Kansas U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts is calling the latest move by Roberts' tea party challenger Milton Wolf a stunt. Wolf confronted the Republican senator today as he walked form business to business in Emporia. The two are squaring off Tuesday for the Republican nomination.

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A shoplifting arrest has cost a Kansas detention deputy his job. Sedgwick County's sheriff says the officer was off-duty when the crime occurred. He says he'd been a detention deputy for less than a year. He's been issued a notice to appear in court on a theft charge.

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

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Wichita police investigating the accidental shooting death of a 3-year-old boy have arrested his mother's boyfriend on suspicion of criminal possession of a firearm. Investigators identified the child today as Jahmez Hunt. Police said Jahmez apparently shot himself in the chest Tuesday after retrieving a handgun from a kitchen cabinet.

(Information in the following story is from: Fort Scott (Kan.) Tribune, http://www.fstribune.com)

FORT SCOTT, Kan. (AP) - A southeast Kansas college say it has reached a mutual agreement to part ways with its president. Clay Tatro had been the subject of a recent no-confidence vote by faculty of Fort Scott Community College. Tatro was not present this week when the school's board of trustees approved an agreement to end his presidency.

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