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December 09, 2016 - 1:35 pm
MANHATTAN, Kan. - €” Manhattan High School is keeping its Indians mascot for now. The Manhattan-Ogden school board unanimously voted Wednesday to create a committee to study several issues as part of a compromise in which the mascot was retained. The Manhattan Mercury reports that issues the...
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December 09, 2016 - 1:29 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A Kansas high school student has filed a federal lawsuit accusing an assistant football coach of sexually harassing her. The Kansas City Star reports the student, who is not identified, and her mother filed the lawsuit Thursday in Kansas City, Kansas, against the Smith Center...
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December 09, 2016 - 10:12 am
WASHINGTON D.C. — Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama that could make it easier to get tickets to popular shows, sports events and concerts. Legislation passed by voice vote in the House on Wednesday would crack down on computer software used by some ticket brokers to snap up...
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December 08, 2016 - 10:48 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - A Valley Center police officer has been arrested on charges including sexual battery and sexual exploitation of a child. Thursday night Sgt. Thomas J. Delgado was booked into the Sedgwick County Jail. He's being held on $100,000 bond. KAKE News spoke with Sedgwick County Sheriff...
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December 08, 2016 - 10:45 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. - The Kansas Court of Appeals will have a new chief judge next month. The Kansas Supreme Court selected Judge Karen Arnold-Burger to serve as chief judge of the 14-member state appeals court beginning January 9. She succeeds Chief Judge Thomas J. Malone, who will continue to serve on...
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December 08, 2016 - 4:54 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tyreek Hill had touchdowns receiving and on a punt return, Kansas City's defense made life miserable for Oakland quarterback Derek Carr, and the Chiefs beat the Raiders 21-13 on a frigid Thursday night to take control of the AFC West. Charcandrick West also had a touchdown run...
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December 08, 2016 - 3:42 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - Excessive speed on an exit ramp, likely contributed to a fatal single vehicle crash in east Wichita. It happened just before 3:00 p.m. Thursday afternoon on the ramp from K-96 and Kellogg. A spokesman for the Kansas Highway Patrol says there was only one occupant in the 1998 Ford...
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December 08, 2016 - 3:25 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Colleges that expel students whom they suspect of sexual assault are being asked to specify the reason for expulsion on their transcripts, but opponents say that would be unfair. Two states require their schools of higher learning to make such notations and a California...
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December 08, 2016 - 3:20 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An appeals court says a man serving a 260-year sentence in a Kansas child pornography case must liquidate his union retirement account and apply that money he hid from the court to provide restitution to the victims. Wednesday's ruling by a Denver-based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of...
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December 08, 2016 - 3:16 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas welfare officials plan to have state staff perform all annual foster home inspections by midway through next year. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the Kansas Department for Children and Families updated lawmakers Wednesday on its efforts to respond to a highly-critical...
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