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Detective claims Kansas congressman lied about voting in 2019 race
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July 31, 2020 - 7:26 am
A detective says in an affidavit that Rep. Steve Watkins of Kansas told her he didn't vote in a 2019 Topeka City Council election when evidence showed that he did. The affidavit released Wednesday is the latest development in a criminal case against Watkins, who is charged with three felonies and a...
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Man sentenced to prison in 2017 Topeka triple killing
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July 31, 2020 - 6:51 am
A 22-year-old Topeka man has been sentenced to about 9 years in prison for his role in a triple homicide that left his best friend dead. Shane Andrew Mays was sentenced Wednesday for second-degree attempted murder and aggravated battery. Those charges relate to the deaths of 19-year-old Matthew...
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KS Secretary of State opposes election delay
KNSS News
July 31, 2020 - 5:53 am
Kansas Secretary of State Scott Schwab said Thursday his office opposes President Donald Trump's suggestion to postpone the November election and urged the Kansas delegation to Congress to do the same. More than 300,000 Kansans received advance by mail ballots for this year's primary elections, and...
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KNSS News
July 30, 2020 - 8:12 pm
The city of Wichita says they plan to meet with area bar and restaurant owners next week.
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July 30, 2020 - 8:04 pm
The Wichita Police Department has arrested four individuals stemming from the shooing today that fatally injured William Pottorff, 40, of Wichita.
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July 30, 2020 - 7:57 pm
The Wichita Public Library and its community partners have chosen to postpone the Big Read program until January and February 2021.
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July 30, 2020 - 7:49 pm
A grand jury in Kansas City, Kan., returned kidnapping charges Wednesday against six defendants.
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July 30, 2020 - 7:39 pm
The Kansas State Finance Council has allocated more than $254 million of federal coronavirus relief funds.
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July 30, 2020 - 7:29 pm
A super PAC has sent out a mailer accusing a GOP candidate of performing abortions.
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Wichita Public Schools
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July 30, 2020 - 1:41 pm
Classes for Wichita public schools to start after Labor Day
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