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December 22, 2016 - 9:29 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. - A University of Kansas official says four Kansas cheerleaders who were suspended from the team after the discovery of a Snapchat photo that mentioned the KKK are no longer with the program. The Kansas City Star reports that athletic department officials originally became aware of...
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December 22, 2016 - 9:27 pm
KINGMAN, Kan. - Two wind farms in central Kansas are now online and supplying electricity to Westar Energy. The Hutchinson News reports the wind farms have come online within the last two weeks, even though a civil suit seeking an in junction against one of them is still pending. Westar Energy says...
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December 22, 2016 - 5:40 pm
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Josh Jackson scored 21 points, Svi Mykhailiuk had 20 and Frank Mason III added 13, as No. 3 Kansas beat UNLV 71-53 on Thursday night, extending its winning streak to 11 games. Kansas got 12 rebounds and four points from Landen Lucas. The Jayhawks (11-1) haven't lost since a season...
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December 22, 2016 - 3:18 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. - The Kansas Court of Appeals has dismissed a defamation lawsuit by a former substitute teacher who resigned after a teacher complained about her telling students about her personal life, including that she had two abortions. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Elizabeth Herrman...
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December 22, 2016 - 2:43 pm
ELLSWORTH COUNTY, Kan. - Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism officials say a man was arrested for deer hunting without a license, along with drug and gun offenses. The department said in a Facebook post that the Lincoln/Ellsworth County game warden received a complaint regarding rifle...
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December 22, 2016 - 8:30 am
HARPER, Kan. - The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake rattled part of central Oklahoma, followed by a tremor in Kansas. Geologists say the 3.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 8:21 a.m. Thursday not far from Edmond, which is north of Oklahoma City; it was recorded at a depth of less than...
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December 22, 2016 - 8:12 am
WICHITA, Kan. - Four suspects stole an ATM from a Walgreens store in Wichita in the middle of the night; police officer Pol Cruz says the burglary happened about 4:00 a.m. Thursday at 135th Street West & Maple. The suspects broke out the window, pulling the ATM out of the store with a metal...
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December 21, 2016 - 10:33 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. - A spokesperson for AAA of Kansas says that gas prices in the state are trending upwards, but the outlook for early 2017 isn't bad. Regional Vice President of Public Affairs for AAA of Kansas Jim Haney told WIBW News in Topeka the state average of $2.09 a gallon is very close to what...
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December 21, 2016 - 10:29 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. - Child-care providers in Kansas say a state proposal to increase by several hours the training they must receive could mean parents they serve will have to pay more. The providers made that argument Tuesday during a hearing over the proposed Kansas Department of Health and Environment...
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December 21, 2016 - 10:27 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. - Gov. Sam Brownback says he's not rethinking his support for a Kansas law that will allow concealed guns on state college campuses starting in July. Brownback told reporters Wednesday that he's "not inclined to think about" revising the law enacted in 2013. The law expanded the rights...
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