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September 11, 2017 - 4:40 am
MINNEAPOLIS, Mn. (AP) — A test lawsuit goes to trial in Minneapolis Monday against Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta for introducing a genetically-engineered corn variety before China approved it for imports. The case alleges Viptera corn wrecked an important export market for U.S. corn and hurt...
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September 11, 2017 - 4:18 am
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) - The widow of an Indian national who was fatally shot in an apparent hate crime at a Kansas bar was facing deportation after his death meant she lost her U.S. resident status. The Kansas City Star reports U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder of Kansas and others were able to secure a 1-year...
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September 10, 2017 - 6:19 pm
SALINA, Kan. - Salina police are investigating after a body was found in a car on the city's west side Sunday morning. KSNW-TV reports that officers were called to the 7-hundred block of Seneca Avenue in the Indian Village area of West Salina just after 10 AM. Salina Deputy Police Chief Sean Morton...
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September 10, 2017 - 11:32 am
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Fake fingers are bringing some national attention to Johnson County Community College. Health care students at the community college use plastic fingers that hold liquid to simulate drawing blood for glucose testing. The Kansas City Star reports it's the first product...
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September 10, 2017 - 10:28 am
An eastside Wichita convenience store was robbed at gunpoint Sunday morning. Around 5:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to an armed robbery call at the Circle K in the 2100 block of north Rock Road. When officers arrived, two store employees reported an unknown suspect entered the store armed with...
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September 10, 2017 - 4:48 am
A Kansas City librarian has been found not guilty of charges he faced after he tried to stop the arrest of a library patron during a public forum. A municipal court judge on Friday found Steve Woolfolk not guilty of obstruction, interfering with an arrest and assaulting a police officer. The Kansas...
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September 10, 2017 - 3:27 am
Kansas' top prison official says protests outside the walls are helping to fuel unrest in state prisons by inspiring inmates to use mass demonstrations to air grievances. In an Associated Press interview, Corrections Secretary Joe Norwood said that he doesn't see any other connection between a...
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September 10, 2017 - 1:22 am
Two people are hurt after a shooting in south Wichita. It happened in the 2200 block of south Oliver, near Pawnee just before 9:30 p.m. on Saturday. Police say that one person is critically hurt with a gunshot wound to the leg, and another person is seriously hurt. The shooting happened after an...
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September 10, 2017 - 12:44 am
A special event was held on Saturday to remember the fallen heroes of September 11, 2001. On Saturday, nearly 60 fire departments convened in Wichita for the Memorial Stair Climb. The event is a tribute to the firefighters who lost their lives while doing their jobs on 9/11. Participants climb a...
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September 09, 2017 - 4:24 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An 18-year-old is facing 11 felony charges related to a string of arsons in Topeka. KSNT-TV reports Alexander Jarvis, of Topeka, was arrested last December and originally charged as a juvenile because of his age at the time. He turned 18 in February. Shawnee County District...
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