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Steve McIntosh
January 21, 2020 - 4:20 am
A development group behind much of the construction at Wichita State University's Innovation Campus wants to build a new home on the campus for a Wichita technology company. MWCB LLC Tuesday is asking the Wichita City Council for 33 million dollars in industrial revenue bonds. The money would go...
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Steve McIntosh
January 16, 2020 - 4:20 am
This week the Riverfront Legacy Master Plan coalition unveiled a proposal for development of the east bank of the Arkansas River in downtown Wichita. Sedgwick County Manager Tom Stolz tells KNSS News at some point, the City of Wichita and the county will need to work together ... though the City...
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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) reacts after a touchdown by tight end Travis Kelce during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Houston Texans, in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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January 12, 2020 - 9:04 pm
The conference championships will be all about rematches, including a classic rivalry in the NFC. San Francisco will host Green Bay after the Packers held on to edge undermanned Seattle 28-23 at Lambeau Field on Sunday. These teams met in November, a 37-8 romp for the Niners, but their postseason...
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FILE - This Aug. 1, 2015 file photo shows Neil Peart of Rush performing during the final show of the R40 Tour in Los Angeles. Peart, the renowned drummer and lyricist from the band Rush, has died. His rep Elliot Mintz said in a statement Friday that he died at his home Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020 in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 67. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
KNSS News
January 11, 2020 - 12:41 am
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Neil Peart, the renowned drummer and lyricist from the influential Canadian band Rush, has died. He was 67. His representative, Elliot Mintz, said in a statement Friday that Peart died at his home Tuesday in Santa Monica, California. The band posted a message on Twitter...
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KNSS News
January 10, 2020 - 9:39 am
Aircraft parts maker Spirit AeroSystems is laying off 2,800 employees at its Wichita, Kansas, facility due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max. Employees will be paid for the 60-day notice period. Affected employees will leave the company beginning Jan. 22. Friday moring Spirit AeroSystems...
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Rescue workers carry the body of a victim of a Ukrainian plane crash in Shahedshahr, southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. A Ukrainian passenger jet carrying 176 people crashed on Wednesday, just minutes after taking off from the Iranian capital's main airport, turning farmland on the outskirts of Tehran into fields of flaming debris and killing all on board. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
KNSS News
January 09, 2020 - 8:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It is “highly likely” that Iran shot down the civilian Ukrainian jetliner that crashed near Tehran late Tuesday, killing all 176 people on board, U.S., Canadian and British officials declared Thursday. They said the fiery missile strike could well have been a mistake amid rocket...
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KNSS News
January 08, 2020 - 11:05 am
President Donald Trump says Iran appears to be “standing down” and said no Americans or Iraqis were harmed in Iran's Tuesday ballistic missile strike on two Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops. The Iranian strikes had come days after Trump authorized the targeted killing of Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 26, 2018, file photo, members of the military wait outside facilities where President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are visiting at Ain al-Asad air base, Iraq. Iran said Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, it has launched "tens" of surface-to-surface missiles at Iraq's Ain al-Asad air base housing U.S. troops over America’s killing of a top Iranian general. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
KNSS News
January 07, 2020 - 8:43 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister is calling a ballistic missile attack on Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops a “proportionate measures in self-defense.” Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif also tweeted early Wednesday that Iran does not seek escalation or war, but will defend itself...
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Steve McIntosh
January 07, 2020 - 9:56 am
The American Red Cross has a critical need for blood donors of all types ... especially "O". Jan Hale with the Red Cross in Wichita tells KNSS News over the holidays, volunteers hosted 500 fewer blood drives than normally. The Red Cross collects about 80% of its blood in blood drives. As an...
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Coffins of Gen. Qassem Soleimani and others who were killed in Iraq by a U.S. drone strike, are carried on a truck surrounded by mourners during a funeral procession, in the city of Mashhad, Iran, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. Soleimani's death Friday in Iraq further heightens tensions between Tehran and Washington after months of trading attacks and threats that put the wider Middle East on edge. (Mohammad Hossein Thaghi/Tasnim News Agency via AP)
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January 05, 2020 - 10:33 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on U.S.-Iran tensions (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A former leader of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says the Israeli cities of Tel Aviv and Haifa can be targeted to avenge a general killed by a U.S. drone strike in Baghdad. Mohsen Rezaee made the comment Sunday in Tehran at a...
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