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April 04, 2017 - 11:26 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - A man in the United States illegally has been sentenced after bringing a shipment of methamphetamine into Kansas inside a car's spare tire. Prosecutors say 33-year-old Juan Antonio Herrera-Zamora was sentenced Monday to 35 years in prison for drug trafficking and illegal...
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April 04, 2017 - 11:02 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas Senate committee has approved a bill for moving the state to a single personal income tax rate while raising new revenue to fix budget problems. It wasn't clear whether a flat tax proposal can pass as the Assessment and Taxation Committee voted Tuesday to send its bill...
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April 04, 2017 - 9:04 am
WICHITA, Kan. - Wichita State archaeology professor Donald Blakeslee uncovered archaeological evidence that shows a thriving ancestral Wichita Indian town of more than 20,000 residents near Arkansas City, Kansas. The discovery began with new translations of old Spanish documents by the Cibola...
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April 04, 2017 - 8:16 am
Former KU coach Roy Williams wins his 3rd national title and his Tar Heels defeat Gonzaga 71 - 65.
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April 04, 2017 - 5:17 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Starting Wednesday, Kellogg from West Street to Hoover will be reduced to two lanes. It’s part of the I-235 interchange project. KSN News spoke with KDOT Metro Engineer Don Snyder who says the narrowing is necessary to allow the contractor to build center piers for the two...
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April 04, 2017 - 5:07 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - The University of Kansas is piloting the sale of alcoholic beverages at some on-campus events in order to compete with off-campus experiences. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that beer and wine are now being sold at performances held at Lied Center and Murphy Hall. The...
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April 04, 2017 - 4:56 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Opponents of concealed carry at Kansas hospitals and universities hope an eleventh-hour gun debate will give them a chance to change the law that is set kick in this summer. On Tuesday, the House will decide whether to debate a bill requiring recognition of out-of-state...
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April 04, 2017 - 4:37 am
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) - An Overland Park man who said he beat his roommate to death because he thought she was a zombie was sentenced to nearly 17 years in prison. Christopher Duane Wallace was sentenced Monday for second-degree murder in the January 2016 death of 35-year-old Jennifer Lopez. The Kansas...
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K N S S News
April 03, 2017 - 11:41 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) – Wichita police are investigating the cities latest murder. It happened around 1:15 p.m. Monday in the 6200 block of East Orme, near Kellogg and Woodlawn. A police spokesman say a man, 18, was found by officers, shot in a vehicle. A woman, 18, was also in the vehicle at the...
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April 03, 2017 - 11:31 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators have sustained Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's veto of a bill that would have expanded the state's Medicaid program. The House voted 81-44 Monday to override the veto shortly after the conservative governor announced it. Backers of the measure fell three votes...
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