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April 12, 2017 - 4:27 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Multi-state crime spree suspect Alex Deaton's cases in Mississippi's Rankin County will be presented to a grand jury this month. But District Attorney Michael Guest tells WLBT-TV that it will be a while before he stands trial in the Magnolia state. Guest says Kansas...
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Dreamstime
April 12, 2017 - 4:24 am
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A Lincoln attorney says that Nebraska has limited legal options regarding the smoke carried into the state from Kansas ranchers who annually burn tallgrass prairie. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that a group of ranchers in the Flint Hills burned upward of 2.3 million acres...
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Dreamstime
April 12, 2017 - 12:02 am
WICHITA, Kan. - Sedgwick County election officials reported issues with two separate polling machines on Tuesday. One of the machines was at the Reformation Lutheran Church. The other was at the Edgemoore polling location. KSN News reports that while the vote counting was underway, officials said,...
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April 11, 2017 - 10:40 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Ron Estes says his victory in a special congressional election in Kansas shows that it remains a solid GOP state. Estes said in his victory speech Tuesday night that his campaign showed political pundits and national media that they were wrong in suggesting he could...
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Dreamstime
April 11, 2017 - 5:59 pm
PITTSBURG, Kan. (AP) — A school board in the southeastern Kansas is looking for a third party to review its hiring procedures after an inquiry by student journalists had prompted an incoming high school principal to resign. Pittsburg School Board Vice President John Clark tells the Pittsburg...
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Dreamstime
April 11, 2017 - 5:45 pm
JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) — Fire officials estimate that a weekend apartment complex fire in Junction City caused nearly $3.8 million in damage. The Junction City Fire Department said Monday that additional individual property loss for residents will vary. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that...
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Dreamstime
April 11, 2017 - 5:40 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Police say a boy,15, drove into a Lawrence duplex, sending two people to the hospital with minor injuries. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that the crash happened Monday night when the boy failed to negotiate a turn. The car he was driving hit a curb before crashing through...
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Dreamstime
April 11, 2017 - 5:36 pm
SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a man whose body was found in a Kansas City-area park's lake had been reported missing for more than a month. Sheriff's officials in Kansas' Johnson County say fingerprint analyses confirmed the man's identity as Dawit Tesfaye, 35. Authorities say Tesfaye went...
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K N S S News
April 11, 2017 - 5:12 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A civil rights attorney running in the nation's first congressional election since President Donald Trump's November victory has made the race surprisingly competitive for a Kansas House seat held by Republicans for more than two decades. The special election Tuesday between...
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Dreamstime
April 11, 2017 - 1:51 pm
As heard Tuesday on KNSS, Rush Limbaugh starts his 3rd hour speaking for just over 2 minutes regarding the Kansas 4th District Congressional Election.
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