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April 06, 2017 - 5:07 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Foreign dignitaries from around the world are converging on Kansas City, Missouri, and its towering World War I monument to observe the 100th anniversary of the day the U.S. entered "The Great War." A sellout crowd of 3,000 onlookers also snapped up tickets for the daylong...
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April 06, 2017 - 4:50 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - On Wednesday the Kansas Highway Patrol investigated 2 separate fatal traffic accidents involving semi trucks in northern Kansas. The first happened after 9 a.m. Wednesday in Mitchell County on U.S. 24 about 5 miles west of Beloit, Kan. A westbound pickup truck crossed the...
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April 05, 2017 - 10:49 pm
NEWTON, Kan. (AP) — Harvey County Attorney David Yoder reports that the charges against a suspect accused of a triple murder have been dismissed in that county. Yoder said in a news release, “The charges in Harvey County against Myrta Rangel have been dismissed without prejudice Wednesday, and new...
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April 05, 2017 - 6:50 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - A student who attend Wichita State University, and a former student were killed, and two others were hospitalized following an accident in Oklahoma, It happened around 2:00 a.m. Wednesday morning on the Cimarron Turnpike near Red Rock in Noble County. The Oklahoma Highway...
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April 05, 2017 - 6:43 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas woman who sold methamphetamine after being told to by a jail inmate has been sentenced to four years in prison. U.S. Attorney Tom Beall says in a news release that Kraysalias Lynn Bernhardt, 21, of Clearwater, was sentenced Wednesday for selling a pound of meth...
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April 05, 2017 - 6:37 pm
WAKEENEY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man will serve at least 50 years in prison for sex crimes against children. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said David Tidball, 54, of WaKeeny, was sentenced Tuesday to two consecutive life sentences with a minimum of 50 years served. Tidball also was sentenced...
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April 05, 2017 - 6:32 pm
MANKATO, Kan. (AP) — A second earthquake has been reported this week in north central Kansas. The U.S. Geological Survey reports an earthquake measuring 2.7 magnitude was recorded Wednesday morning, centered about 9 miles southeast of Mankato. The Hays Post reports a quake measuring 3.4 magnitude...
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April 05, 2017 - 4:44 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas House committee has drafted a plan to phase in a $750 million increase in state aid to public schools over five years. A special panel on education funding agreed Wednesday to a proposal to pump $150 million more into schools annually for each the next five years under...
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April 05, 2017 - 4:35 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A former University of Kansas theater student is suing the school, alleging it failed to investigate claims he was sexually harassed. The Kansas City Star ( http://bit.ly/2nbk339 ) reports the lawsuit alleges a professor invited the then-student to his home for dinner in 2015...
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April 05, 2017 - 4:30 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is on the path to join a growing number of states who won't award contracts to companies waging an "economic attack" on Israel. But pro-Palestinian groups say the law discriminates against businesses that practice their right to boycott. The House passed a bill 116 to 9...
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