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Steve McIntosh
September 12, 2019 - 10:58 am
A Wichita man died after a rollover accident in Lawrence Wednesday evening. Lawrence police say officers responded to the area of Iowa Street and Stratford Road. They found 52-year-old Silvestre Guebara had suffered fatal injuries when the pickup truck he was driving left the roadway and struck a...
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Steve McIntosh
September 06, 2019 - 10:37 am
U.S. Secretary of State and former Kansas Congressman Mike Pompeo was back in the Sunflower State Friday to deliver a Landon Lecture at Kansas State University. KNSS News asked Pompeo about speculation that he might seek the Senate seat held by retiring Republican Pat Roberts. Pompeo said he is "...
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Volunteers walk under the wind and rain from Hurricane Dorian through a flooded road as they work to rescue families near the Causarina bridge in Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. The storm’s punishing winds and muddy brown floodwaters devastated thousands of homes, crippled hospitals and trapped people in attics. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
KNSS News
September 03, 2019 - 10:14 pm
FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Relief officials reported scenes of utter ruin Tuesday in parts of the Bahamas and rushed to deal with an unfolding humanitarian crisis in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, the most powerful storm on record ever to hit the islands. At least seven deaths were reported, with the...
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Steve McIntosh
September 03, 2019 - 4:46 am
The August Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for the nine-state region stretching from Minnesota to Arkansas, fell below growth neutral for the first time since November 2016. The Index ranges between 0 and 100. It slumped to 49.3 in August...
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Satellite image of CAT 5 Hurricane Dorian
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KNSS News
September 01, 2019 - 8:21 am
The Category 5 hurricane is the highest on the Saffir-Simpson scale.
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Picture of Wichita Police vehicle
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Rodney Price
September 01, 2019 - 7:37 am
A drive-by shooting was reported near Harry and Hillside in southeast Wichita.
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KNSS News
August 29, 2019 - 9:37 am
Inspector General report released Thursday said that fired FBI Director James Comey violated bureau policies by drafting, leaking and retaining memos documenting discussions with President Trump. For Comey, who has cultivated the image of a by-the-book and irreproachable leader since his...
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Steve McIntosh
August 26, 2019 - 9:43 am
Governor Laura Kelley has appointed Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell to a special advisory group on transportation. Longwell tells KNSS News the group is meeting Tuesday at the Hughes Metroplex Center in northeast Wichita from 9 to noon, and Wednesday in Dodge City. After collecting information, the...
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Steve McIntosh
August 19, 2019 - 10:00 am
The City of Wichita now has 1,000 electric scooters for rent. Mayor Jeff Longwell rates the pilot scooter program "a C-minus" ... telling KNSS News the operators are not following all the rules. He says it may be time for police to go from writing warnings to issuing citations, at $91 per violation...
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Steve McIntosh
August 16, 2019 - 9:31 am
Preliminary estimates reported by the Kansas Department of Labor and Bureau of Labor Statistics show a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 3.3 percent in July. This was down from 3.4 percent in June and unchanged from 3.3 percent in July 2018. Seasonally adjusted job estimates indicate total...
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