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January 25, 2017 - 7:27 am
WICHITA, Kan. - State Treasurer Ron Estes announced his campaign for the Fourth Congressional District Wednesday before a crowd of supporters at McGinty Machine Company in Wichita. “In the private sector, Sedgwick County and State Treasurer’s offices, I’ve been able to solve problems, find...
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January 24, 2017 - 10:30 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. - A standoff Tuesday at a home just west of Topeka ended when authorities found the man involved dead. According to a news release, at approximately 3:45 p.m., the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office went to the home in the 8700 block of SW 10th Street to serve a warrant on an adult male...
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January 24, 2017 - 10:27 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - On Tuesday Wichita State University announced that the building that served as the original Pizza Hut will be moved to a new location and will be part of a museum at WSU's Innovation Campus. It will be located south of the Marcus Welcome Center. Pizza Hut was founded in June 1958 by...
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January 24, 2017 - 3:09 pm
WICHITA, Kan. — Markis McDuffie scored 14 of his 20 points in the first half and grabbed nine rebounds as Wichita State routed Southern Illinois 87-45 on Tuesday night to win their third straight. Darral Willis Jr. had 15 points and Shaquille Morris 10 for the Shockers (18-4, 8-1 Missouri Valley),...
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January 24, 2017 - 3:03 pm
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Esa Ahmad broke out of a shooting slump with a career-high 27 points to lead No. 18 West Virginia to an 85-69 victory over No. 2 Kansas on Tuesday night. The Mountaineers (16-4, 5-3 Big 12) beat Kansas (18-2, 7-1) for the fourth straight time in Morgantown and snapped the...
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January 24, 2017 - 2:51 pm
GREAT BEND, Kan. - A decades old cold case is getting a fresh look. Great Bend Police are now requesting information in the death of Roberta Klotz, 30, from over thirty years ago. On January 3, 1987, Klotz put her two daughters and a friend who was sleeping over, to bed. When the girls woke up they...
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January 24, 2017 - 2:49 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. — Gov. Sam Brownback has called a special election for April 11 to fill the 4th Congressional District seat previously held by CIA Director Mike Pompeo. Brownback signed the necessary document Tuesday, the day after the U.S. Senate confirmed Pompeo's appointment by President Donald...
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January 24, 2017 - 2:46 pm
HESSTON, Kan. — Grant money has been awarded to a domestic violence and sexual assault shelter in an effort to help people affected by a mass shooting in 2016 at a factory in Hesston. The Wichita Eagle reports that about $225,000 in grant money has been awarded to SafeHope which serves residents in...
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January 24, 2017 - 2:43 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. — Authorities say a train has struck and killed a man after he lost control of his three-wheeled motorcycle near Paxico. The Kansas Highway Patrol identified the man as Frank Narvaez III, 64, of Topeka. The patrol says he was turning late Monday when he veered off the road and onto...
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January 24, 2017 - 2:40 pm
WICHITA, Kan. — A Georgia man is accused of carrying out an email scam that cost a Kansas county $566,000. George S. James of Brookhaven, Georgia, is charged in Wichita, with a federal wire fraud count. Authorities say Sedgwick County made an October $566,000 payment to Wichita construction company...
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