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May 01, 2017 - 10:12 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eric Hosmer and Jorge Bonifacio hit two-run homers, and the Kansas City Royals snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 6-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night. Bonifacio homered with two outs in the fourth after Alex Gordon doubled. It was his second home run...
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May 01, 2017 - 8:20 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNSS) – A Texas man was sentenced Monday to time served, (two years), for selling designer drugs manufactured in Kansas, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said. Michael Myers, 37, Montgomery, Texas, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute controlled...
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May 01, 2017 - 8:14 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (KNSS) – A Kansas City area chiropractor has agreed to pay more than $1 million to settle allegations his offices submitted false claims to Medicare for treating patients with peripheral neuropathy, U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said Monday. Brian Schnitta and his clinic, Natural Way...
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May 01, 2017 - 8:07 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A top Kansas House Republican says lawmakers are working on an income tax increase to fix the state budget that would be similar to a plan vetoed by Gov. Sam Brownback. House Majority Leader Don Hineman of Dighton said Monday that the plan being drafted would return the state to...
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May 01, 2017 - 8:03 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A conservative Kansas think tank is hoping to help launch a new legal institute next year to represent people who have conflicts with state and local governments. The Kansas Policy Institute announced Monday that it is starting fundraising for a new Kansas Justice Institute and...
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May 01, 2017 - 7:32 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A lawyer says the man suspected of killing three people at a Kansas home for the disabled was the brother of one of the victims, who worked at the home. Police on Monday identified the suspected gunman as Joshua Gueary, 25, and those killed Sunday as Larry Gueary, 29, Soren...
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May 01, 2017 - 7:25 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The archdiocese covering the Kansas City, Kansas, region and much of the eastern part of the state is severing ties with Girl Scouts and urging an end to cookie sales, citing philosophical concerns with the organization. The Kansas City Star reports the Archdiocese of...
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May 01, 2017 - 7:18 pm
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — Tens of thousands of people are without power after a spring storm dumped more than a foot of snow across part of western Kansas. National Weather Service meteorologist Mark Buller says that from 10 to nearly 20 inches fell from Friday night through Sunday afternoon in an...
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May 01, 2017 - 3:00 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KNSS) – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) supports the inclusion of food aid funding in the FY2017 omnibus bill. Moran said, "The world is facing one of the greatest humanitarian crises in modern history. Estimates show that nearly 70 million people worldwide will need emergency...
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Ted Woodward
May 01, 2017 - 2:33 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Two people have been arrested for the violent murder of a man in the northeast part of Wichita, near 9th & Hillside. The victim was discovered Friday afternoon in the 800 block of N. Chautauqua. When police arrived on the scene, they found 86-year-old Otto Meyer dead; he'...
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