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April 24, 2017 - 4:10 pm
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — GateHouse News Senior Group Publisher John Montgomery says he plans to leave the company, effective May 8. Montgomery was publisher and editor of The Hutchinson News for 10 years before Gatehouse Media purchased the Harris Group in November. When that purchase was complete,...
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Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports
April 24, 2017 - 3:00 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (KNSS) - The NFL revealed their schedules this past Thursday evening. When released, Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey seemed positive. From the start to the end of season, Dorsey saw what he called "the best schedule" since he first arrived in 2013. He even called...
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Dreamstime
April 24, 2017 - 2:43 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The death of a colleague's son has spurred lawmakers in the often anti-regulation Kansas to toughen the state's inspection requirements for amusement parks. Republican Gov. Sam Brownback said he plans to sign legislation on Monday that will strengthen amusement park regulations...
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April 24, 2017 - 2:40 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita Eagle publisher and president Roy Heatherly is leaving the company as part of a larger restructuring by the McClatchy Co. Tony Berg, regional publisher for McClatchy's Midwest Division, announced Monday that Heatherly's last day will be May 5. Heatherly joined The Eagle...
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Ted Woodward
April 24, 2017 - 2:35 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - A man robbed a Kwik Shop in the northwest part of Wichita, but his getaway didn't last very long. It happened before 4:00 a.m. Sunday at 29th & Arkansas, when a man came into the store with a long gun, demanding cigarettes from the male employee then running away to the...
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Ted Woodward
April 24, 2017 - 2:17 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - A pair of teenagers tried to evade police in the southeast part of Wichita. After 3:00 a.m. Sunday, a police officer spotted a vehicle at Lincoln & Hillside; that car had been stolen from Haysville. Officers tried to pull over the car near Schweiter Park, but the driver...
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April 24, 2017 - 10:39 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Republican Ron Estes will take his seat in Congress Tuesday after Kansas officials certified his victory in the state's special election. Gov. Sam Brownback, state Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Assistant Secretary of State Eric Rucker on Monday certified the results in the...
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Dreamstime
April 24, 2017 - 9:57 am
SPIRO, Okla. (AP) — Authorities in eastern Oklahoma say a 6-year-old boy has died and his parents are still missing after the family's boat capsized on the Arkansas River over the weekend. LeFlore County Undersheriff Kendall Morgan told reporters the boy died overnight at an Arkansas hospital...
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April 24, 2017 - 9:31 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Two Kansas legislative committees are resuming their work on budget issues this week before all lawmakers return to the Statehouse. The House Appropriations and Senate Ways and Means committees are scheduled to have a joint meeting Thursday morning. They plan to review a new...
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Steve & Ted mornings
April 24, 2017 - 8:57 am
On Monday's with the Mayor Steve, Ted, and Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell talk about Tuesday's workshop where the city leadership will discuss changes and improvements to Wichita's Police Department.
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