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April 07, 2017 - 10:35 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -The American Athletic Conference has voted to extend an invitation to Wichita State to join the league. Conference spokesman Bill Potter says the presidents of the conference's 12 member schools voted unanimously Friday to admit the school in all sports but football. The...
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April 07, 2017 - 9:01 am
ABC's Brad Mielke has been covering the worldwide response to the U.S. missile strike on an airport in Syria. The strike was swift retaliation for this week's deadly chemical attack that killed dozens of civilians.
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Dreamstime
April 07, 2017 - 4:45 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNSS) - Kansas Senators have rejected a flat tax proposal endorsed by Governor Sam Brownback on a 37-3 vote. The plan would have thrown out the state’s 2.7 and 4.6 percent tax brackets, so all Kansans would pay the same 4.6 percent income tax rate. The "yes" votes came from Republican...
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Dreamstime
April 07, 2017 - 4:25 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Top officials in France are honored the centennial of the day that the United States entered World War I. French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian urged diplomats and veterans Thursday at Paris' U.S. embassy to remember "the courage of America and the millions of soldiers...
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Dreamstime
April 07, 2017 - 4:20 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Democratic candidate James Thompson has accused national Republicans of trying to buy the House seat vacated by CIA Director Mike Pompeo with nearly $100,000 in last-minute television and digital advertising just days before the nation's first congressional election. His...
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Dreamstime
April 07, 2017 - 4:11 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A convenience store clerk just two months on the job was in the wrong place at the right time when the subject of a nationwide manhunt strolled into the Pratt, Kansas, store, pointed a gun at him and asked for his keys. Riley Juel, in a telephone interview Thursday with the...
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Dreamstime
April 06, 2017 - 10:51 pm
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (KNSS) – A young child remains in serious condition after nearly drowning in a home pool in Hutchinson. It happened around 4:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon in the 1100 block of Bramble Bush Drive. A Hutchinson police spokesman said that emergency responders were told that a...
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Dreamstime
April 06, 2017 - 10:45 pm
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (KNSS) – The Hutchinson School superintendent announced that she will be resigning at the end of the school year. Shelly Kiblinger said she’s leaving her position, effective June 30. KSN News reports that Kiblinger has been offered a position somewhere in southeast Kansas, closer...
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Dreamstime
April 06, 2017 - 8:05 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Senate has approved a bill that would continue a statewide property tax for public schools for another two years. The vote Thursday was 39-1 and sends the measure to the House. The bill would raise $635 million for schools during the 2017-18 school year and another $...
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Dreamstime
April 06, 2017 - 8:00 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — School districts all over Kansas are experiencing delays in state assessment testing this week, forcing some to shut down the tests altogether. Kansas State Department of Education spokeswoman Denise Kahler tells the Topeka Capital-Journal that state education officials have...
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