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January 18, 2017 - 1:31 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is asking the Legislature to give him authority to bar potentially tens of thousands of people from casting votes in state or local races. The Lawrence Journal World reported that Kobach asked a Senate committee Tuesday for legislation giving him...
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January 18, 2017 - 10:08 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – 20 year old Toni Anderson, a Wichita native, has been missing since early Sunday. Kansas City, Missouri police are asking for the public’s help to find her. The University of Missouri – Kansas City student was scheduled to start classes on Tuesday. Anderson left work at a local...
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January 18, 2017 - 5:45 am
WICHITA, Kan. - A Burger King restraunt was robbed shortly before one-thirty Wednesday morning. According to police, a man entered the store in the 4200 block of East Harry, showed employees a knife, and told the 2 male and one female employees to give him money. They gave him an undetermined...
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January 18, 2017 - 4:53 am
TOPEKA, Kan. — Authorities say a Topeka man has been arrested after his father was killed and another person was wounded in an exchange of gunfire. Police said in a news release that gunfire erupted Tuesday afternoon after the 45-year-old father and his 21-year-old son threatened and attempted to...
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January 17, 2017 - 11:13 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. - Kansas legislators have given final approval to a bill rewriting rules for special congressional elections so military personnel overseas have more time to vote. The Senate approved the measure on a 40-0 vote Tuesday. The House passed the bill last week. It goes to Gov. Sam Brownback...
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January 17, 2017 - 11:08 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Police in Kansas City are searching for a Wichita woman after friends say she disappeared under unusual circumstances over the weekend. Twenty-year-old Toni Anderson attending UMKC in Kansas City has been missing since Sunday morning. Friends say Toni sent a text early Sunday...
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January 17, 2017 - 5:17 pm
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Shaquille Morris matched a career-high with 17 points and grabbed a career-best 10 rebounds, and Wichita State beat Evansville 82-65 on Tuesday night. Wichita State (16-4, 6-1 Missouri Valley) bounced back from a 76-62 loss to conference-leader Illinois State on Saturday that...
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January 17, 2017 - 4:28 pm
DODGE CITY, Kan. - In western Kansas, Thousands of customers remain without power following a weekend ice storm. In Dodge City public schools will once again remain closed on Wednesday. The clean-up is underway as residents clear downed tree limbs from public and private property. A temporary...
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January 17, 2017 - 4:17 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. - The Kansas Senate on Tuesday approved Governor Sam Brownback’s three cabinet nominees, Tim Keck as Secretary of Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services, Joe Norwood as Secretary of Kansas Department of Corrections and Richard Carlson as Secretary of Kansas Department of...
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January 17, 2017 - 4:13 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Missouri Supreme Court is ordering Kansas City to put a proposed minimum-wage hike to $15 an hour on the ballot. Supreme Court judges ruled Tuesday that a vote is needed before judges can decide if a wage increase is lawful. A group of citizens had collected enough signatures...
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