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May 01, 2017 - 8:23 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Results from a monthly survey of business supply managers suggest a slight improvement in the economic conditions in nine Midwest and Plains states. The Mid-America Business Conditions Index report released Monday says the overall economic index for the region rose to 61.4 in...
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Dreamstime
May 01, 2017 - 4:56 am
KINSLEY, Kan. (KNSS) - One man is dead after a traffic accident in western Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol reports a car eastbound on U.S. 50 east of Kinsley, Kansas in Edwards County crossed the center line and hit a westbound semi truck. The driver of the car, 38-year-old Agustin Bustamante-...
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May 01, 2017 - 4:53 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) – On Sunday afternoon a man was taken into police custody after a standoff in west Wichita. It happened after 3 p.m. in the 100 block of north Clara near Maple and West. The Wichita Police Department told KSN News it started when the woman's boyfriend noticed the woman's ex-...
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May 01, 2017 - 4:39 am
MANHATTAN, Kan. (KNSS) - Kansas State University has a new president. Retired Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers was inaugurated as the 14th president of Kansas State University in a ceremony Friday morning on the main campus in Manhattan. Myers graduated from K-State in 1965 with a bachelor’s degree...
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April 30, 2017 - 7:51 pm
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A Leavenworth woman has pleaded not guilty to in the death of her mother. Victoria Smith entered the plea Friday and will go to trial July 17. She is charged with first-degree murder in the July 2016 death of her 85-year-old mother, Anna Higgins. The Leavenworth Times...
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April 30, 2017 - 7:43 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Miguel Sano homered and drove in five runs, helping the Minnesota Twins beat slumping Kansas City 7-5 on Sunday for the Royals' ninth straight loss. Sano posted his fourth consecutive multihit game. He has 11 hits in his last 16 at-bats. He drove in nine runs in the two-game...
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April 30, 2017 - 7:23 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — AT&T says it will withdraw from a Kansas program that subsidizes landline telephone service for low-income residents. The Lawrence Journal-World reports most AT&T customers who participate in the Kansas Lifeline Service Program will no longer receive the subsidies after...
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Dreamstime
April 30, 2017 - 1:41 pm
WAKEENY, Kan. (KNSS) – A 47-year-old Arkansas woman was killed Saturday after being struck by a semi on Interstate 70. The Kanas Highway Patrol reports the accident happened on I-70 just west of Riga. The woman, who was identified as Lisa Longo of Fort Smith, was a passenger in a semi. KSN reports...
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KNSS News
April 30, 2017 - 1:15 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) – A support group for LGBTQ students is in the planning stages at a private Catholic university in Kansas. Newman University in Wichita will be forming the group in response to students who want to recognize campus diversity. Kaleidoscope, is being modeled after a similar group...
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April 30, 2017 - 12:53 pm
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) — Spring storms moving across the Plains this weekend are covering western Kansas and parts of Nebraska with snow. Officials closed Interstate 70 west of Hays and most other highways in the western end of Kansas Sunday because of the snow. National Weather Service meterologist...
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