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Assignment Desks, Editors: The following events are for planning purposes. Listing does not indicate AP coverage. Scheduled events are subject to change. Contact numbers are not for publication.

Tuesday, Sept. 24:

WICHITA — State officials hold educational meeting for consumers and providers of services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities about the upcoming inclusion into KanCare, under the state’s Medicaid overhaul. 1 p.m.-3 p.m. for providers, 4 p.m.-6 p.m. for consumers. Wichita State University Metroplex, 5015 E. 29th St. North. Contact: Angela de Rocha, Department for Aging and Disability Services, 785-806-7482.

Wednesday, Sept. 25:

PARSONS — State officials hold educational meeting for consumers and providers of services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities about the upcoming inclusion into KanCare, under the state’s Medicaid overhaul. 1 p.m.-3 p.m. for providers, 4 p.m.-6 p.m. for consumers. Parsons High School, 3030 Morton Ave. Contact: Angela de Rocha, Department for Aging and Disability Services, 785-806-7482.

EMPORIA — Michele Norris, host and special correspondent for National Public Radio and author of 2010 book “The Grace of Silence: A Memoir,” delivers Bonner and Bonner Diversity Lecture on perceptions of race in the United States. 7 p.m. Albert Taylor Hall, Emporia State University. Contact: Gwendolynne Larson, 620-341-5528 (office), 620-340-7544 (cell), or glarson1@emporia.edu

Thursday, Sept. 26:

OLATHE — State officials hold educational meeting for consumers and providers of services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities about the upcoming inclusion into KanCare, under the state’s Medicaid overhaul. Noon-2 p.m. for providers, 3 p.m.-5 p.m. for consumers. Olathe City Hall, 100 E. Santa Fe St. Contact: Angela de Rocha, Department for Aging and Disability Services, 785-806-7482.

Thursday, Sept. 26-Saturday, Sept. 28:

LECOMPTON — Constitution Hall State Historic Site holds annual Bald Eagle Rendezvous, with living history reenactments by mountain men, plainsmen, American Indians, camp traders, and musicians and demonstrations by crafts people. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Bald Eagle River View Park, East Second Street. Contact: 785-887-6520, or go to kshs.org/constitution_hall

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