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December 03, 2016 - 2:22 pm
SALINA, Kan. — Some rural public school administrators in north-central and northwest Kansas are expressing mixed feelings about a state plan to improve high-speed internet access in rural districts. State officials this week announced a plan to expand internet to up to 20 percent of Kansas school...
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December 03, 2016 - 12:58 pm
FORT COLLINS, Colo. - Zach Brown scored 16 points and Shaquille Morris had 13 to lead Wichita State past Colorado 82-67 in a Mountain West-Missouri Valley Conference Challenge Series game on Saturday. Brown's 3 with 7:59 left started a 10-0 run that put Wichita State (7-2) out front 70-59. Brown...
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December 03, 2016 - 12:31 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. - Frank Mason III scored 20 points, Devonte Graham delivered an early 3-point barrage and finished with 15, and fourth-ranked Kansas pulled away late for an 89-74 victory over Stanford on Saturday. Josh Jackson and Svi Mykhailiuk added 15 points apiece for the Jayhawks (7-1), who...
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December 03, 2016 - 12:08 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - A man is dead following a shooting in a Southwest Wichita trailer park Friday night. Officers responded to a shots fired call in the 38-hundred block of South Meridian around 11:30 PM. Wichita Police Sgt. Troy Nedbalek says officers arrived and located a 45-year-old male who...
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December 03, 2016 - 11:01 am
FORT WORTH, Texas - Jesse Ertz ran for a career-high 170 yards with a touchdown and threw an 83-yard scoring pass as Kansas State ended its regular season with a 30-6 win at TCU on a drizzly Saturday. Coach Bill Snyder got his 201st victory in 25 seasons with the Wildcats (8-4, 6-3 Big 12), who...
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December 03, 2016 - 10:52 am
WICHITA, Kan. - The East Kellogg Freeway between Rock Road and Webb Road is now reopen to traffic after contractors completed removal of the Kansas Turnpike Authority bridge earlier than expected. Demolition of the bridge began just after 10 p.m. on Friday night. It was completed well in advance of...
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December 03, 2016 - 10:00 am
WICHITA, Kan. - Two people are in custody after they were caught stealing mail out of boxes in a West Wichita neighborhood. On Friday, police responded to a larceny call in the 11-thousand 7-hundred block of Lost Creek Court, near 119th St. West and Central. Wichita Police Sgt. Troy Nedbalek says a...
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December 03, 2016 - 5:37 am
WICHITA, Kan. — Two Kansas teens got a big surprise, and video, when the hound they were using to hunt raccoons treed a mountain lion last month in Wabaunsee County. The Wichita Eagle reports that the Thanksgiving night sighting was one of three documented within 15 days in a 60-mile area. Kansas...
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December 02, 2016 - 8:56 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers are proposing bills that would make attacking a law enforcement officer a hate crime. The Springfield News-Leader ( http://sgfnow.co/2gIiIK2 ) reports that Rep. Marsha Haefner's bill would consider certain offenses a hate crime if they were committed because...
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December 02, 2016 - 8:14 pm
WICHITA, Kan. – A small section of Kellogg is closed to all traffic this weekend. The mile long stretch will re-open Monday morning. Kellogg will be closed from Rock to Webb road until 5 a.m. Monday. There are detours set up for drivers to avoid the closure on Harry Street and Central Avenue. A...
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