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April 03, 2017 - 8:33 am
Crimestoppers' Bobby Stout is asking for help catching someone who burglarized a west Wichita non-profit. Information leading to an arrest could net someone $2,500. Wichita/Sedgwick County Crime Stoppers
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April 03, 2017 - 6:57 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Results from a monthly survey of business supply managers show a slight slip 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 dropped to 60.1 in March from...
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April 03, 2017 - 4:59 am
TOPEKA, Kan. - President Donald Trump's administration has begun a rollback of the Clean Power Plan. The Kansas Information Network spoke with energy lawyer Terry Jarrett who says that even though this is good news for coal in the short term, this doesn't mean stopping innovation, either. "We need...
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April 03, 2017 - 4:20 am
IOLA, Kan. (KNSS) - A police officer and a suspect were injured after a man attempted to steal a police car in Allen County. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol the crash happened 3 miles south of Iola on Mississippi Road around 7:45 a.m. Sunday. 23-year-old Tanner Beauvais of Jenks, Oklahoma...
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April 02, 2017 - 7:14 pm
PACIFIC, Mo. (AP) — Police say two 13-year-olds have been taken into custody after more than 100 headstones were toppled and damaged at eastern Missouri cemeteries. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the damage was found Thursday morning in Pacific, about a 45-minute drive southwest of St...
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April 02, 2017 - 6:58 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett has cleared a Wichita police officer of wrongdoing in the 2015 fatal shooting that began with a traffic stop. The announcement Friday comes in the shooting of 26-year-old Nicholas Garner in Wichita. KWCH-TV reports http://bit.ly/...
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April 02, 2017 - 6:49 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Faculty and staff at the University of Kansas reported declining morale because of concerns about salary, lack of support, increased workload and the state government's increasing role in running the university, according to a "climate" survey taken on the Lawrence and Edwards...
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April 02, 2017 - 11:31 am
GREENSBURG, Kan. (AP) — Ten years after Greensburg was nearly destroyed by a tornado, officials are planning a new airport. The Kansas Department of Transportation will award Greensburg a $1.08 million grant to develop an airport northeast of town. It is the largest of 26 grants, worth more than $4...
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April 02, 2017 - 11:19 am
Wichita, Kan. (KNSS) - The Harper County Sheriff’s Office says an overnight accident there has left one person dead. Our news partners at KSN-TV say it happened around 12:30 Sunday morning. Jeremy Green, 44, was driving in his truck about 3 miles west of Harper. The truck left the road and went...
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April 02, 2017 - 11:10 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KNSS) – The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have finalized their 25-man roster for Opening Day, tomorrow against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. The Royals have placed outfielder Jorge Soler on the 10-day disabled list with a left oblique strain. Soler’s D.L...
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