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Dreamstime
January 20, 2019 - 3:25 am
A military veteran has purchased a historic Kansas gas station along old Route 66 with plans to restore the building to its original condition. U.S. Army and Coast Guard veteran Aaron Perry is the new owner of a 1939 Texaco gas station in Galena, a town near the state's borders with Missouri and...
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DREAMSTIME
January 20, 2019 - 12:45 am
Kansans have a great opportunity to catch a beautiful eclipse tonight! The Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse will happen late Sunday night, and could last over an hour. As you probably recall from science class, a Lunar Eclipse happens when Earth passes between the moon and the sun. Because of this,...
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KNSS News
January 19, 2019 - 11:33 am
Crews battled a house fire in Wichita Saturday morning. It happened just after 10 a.m., in the 1200 block of west Figg Street, near Seneca and Harry. When fire crews arrived, flames were visible from the structure. At least one person was pulled out of the home. That person's condition was not...
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January 19, 2019 - 10:02 am
A KDOT snow plow driver has died after a rollover crash Saturday morning. The wreck was reported about 5:50 a.m. on southbound U.S. 69 at 207th Street, which is south of Stilwell in Johnson County. Emergency crews arrived on the scene in an attempted to rescue the trapped driver but was found...
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January 19, 2019 - 7:13 am
UPDATE: 10:05 A.M. KDOT advises that if you don't have to travel stay home and off the roads. Snow packed and icy roads are being reported in many counties across Kansas, including Sedgwick County and the city of Wichita. The Emergency Accident Reporting Plan, or EARP, is in effect for the city...
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Dreamstime
January 19, 2019 - 4:08 am
The Kansas Humane Society is looking for cuddlers. Ericka Goering is the Humane Society's director of marketing. She says that volunteers are extremely important to the organization. Volunteers do everything from laundry, to walking the dogs, to playing with kittens and to administrative help...
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Dreamstime
January 19, 2019 - 12:45 am
Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has told a federal judge he's completed extra legal education that she required of him as a sanction in a voting rights lawsuit. Kobach filed documents Friday in federal court showing he finished a six-hour course called "Civil Trial: Everything You Need...
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Dreamstime
January 19, 2019 - 12:35 am
In addition to declining weather conditions, on Friday night, Wichita residents began experiencing power outages. As of 5:00 AM Saturday, a Westar outage map suggests that upwards of 3,000 people in the city and surrounding area are still affected by the outage, which began several hours' earlier...
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January 18, 2019 - 8:07 pm
A key part of Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly's budget plan appears doomed, creating potential trouble for her proposals to boost education funding and expand Medicaid. Opposition hardened swiftly Friday, a day after the Democratic governor proposed cutting the state's annual payments to its pension system...
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January 18, 2019 - 8:02 pm
A Kansas boy who was injured in a confrontation with law enforcement officers last month has been arrested in Salina. Kansas Bureau of Investigation agents served an arrest warrant Thursday at Saint Francis Community Services in Salina, where the teenager, 15, has been held since he was released...
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