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Larry McCormack-USA TODAY NETWORK
May 04, 2017 - 5:01 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - A security expert at Wichita State is warning social media users about a potentially dangerous Facebook meme. It's called "10 Concerts." A user is asked to list 10 concerts, 9 that they have attended and one that they have not. That list is shared with friends who try and...
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Dreamstime
May 04, 2017 - 4:46 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas Supreme Court is considering for a second time whether to spare two brothers from being executed for four murders in what became known as "the Wichita massacre." The justices were hearing arguments from attorneys Thursday in the cases of Jonathan and Reginald Carr...
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Dreamstime
May 03, 2017 - 10:46 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Nate Karns pitched six innings of one-hit ball, striking out four in his final frame, and the Kansas City Royals cruised to a 6-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night. Karns (1-2) wound up striking out seven with only one walk in his best performance of the...
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K N S S Radio
May 03, 2017 - 9:14 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - The program 'Take Your Health to Heart' is returning to the on-air line-up on KNSS. Dr. Joseph Galiccia will host this medical call-in show beginning Saturday, May 6, 2017. 'Take Your Health to Heart' will be heard every Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on 98.7 and 1330...
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Dreamstime
May 03, 2017 - 9:00 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Sedgwick County authorities say two people are charged in the stabbing death of an elderly Wichita man. Court records indicate Boe Wayne Adams, 28, and Yvonne Mosqueda, 18, were charged Wednesday with first-degree murder and other charges in the death of Otto Meyer, 86. Police...
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Dreamstime
May 03, 2017 - 8:57 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators hope to make progress later this week on a measure that would boost spending on public schools. A House committee on school finance on Wednesday discussed a plan to phase in a $750 million increase in aid to schools over five years. Chairman and Olathe...
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Dreamstime
May 03, 2017 - 8:53 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers have cancelled debate on a $1 billion-plus tax increase Wednesday because leaders didn't think it has enough support. House Taxation Committee Chairman Rep. Steven Johnson says the measure that was to have been debated Wednesday afternoon didn't have enough...
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Dreamstime
May 03, 2017 - 8:49 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man and woman have admitted using online ads for sexual services to find victims for armed robberies. Nicole Covey, 24, of Sugar Creek, pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Kansas to conspiracy to commit robbery and five counts of aiding and abetting...
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Dreamstime
May 03, 2017 - 8:28 pm
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Hutchinson Community College officials changed course and decided to allow the final edition of this semester's student newspaper to be published. Earlier this week, the college cancelled journalism classes for the rest of the school year, suspended the paper's faculty...
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Dreamstime
May 03, 2017 - 8:24 pm
COLUMBUS, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas woman has been sentenced to life in prison in the killing of a man who had warned child welfare officials that she was planning to kidnap her children from foster care. The Joplin Globe reports that Crystal Galloway, 38, made no statement before being sentenced Monday...
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