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February 18, 2019 - 7:56 pm
Another former Newman University employee has added their name to a series of lawsuits. The former volleyball coach has become the fifth ex-employee to sue the school in recent months. Destiny Clark claimed in a lawsuit filed Thursday that the college retaliated against her and paid her less than...
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Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
February 18, 2019 - 10:34 am
The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is celebrating the 100th anniversary of a meeting in Kansas City, Missouri, that sparked the league with a yearlong celebration. The museum in the 18th and Vine District has announced the festivities will begin Feb. 13, 2020. That's the anniversary of a meeting of...
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February 18, 2019 - 5:31 am
One woman is dead, 2 teenagers injured after a traffic accident in Bourbon County Sunday. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol it happened Sunday around 3:45 p.m. northeast of Ft. Scott on K-31 east of Mapleton, Kansas. A van went off the highway and hit an embankment. The driver of the van, 60-...
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February 17, 2019 - 11:44 pm
A man is dead Sunday evening after a shooting in Wichita. It happened in the 4400 block of S. Broadway around 6:45 p.m. Police say a male victim was critically injured in the shooting and taken to a nearby hospital. It is unclear at this time what led up to the shooting. However police are looking...
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February 17, 2019 - 5:35 pm
A judge has sentenced a Hutchinson man to two years in prison for intentionally crashing into a bicyclist, who later died. The Hutchinson News reports District Judge Trish Rose on Friday issued the sentence to 19-year-old Taylor Lukone. The sentence was a departure from a minimum eight-year...
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February 17, 2019 - 11:29 am
The Kansas Department of Agriculture is accepting applications from farmers who want to be part of the state's industrial hemp research program, which state lawmakers created last April. One of the farmers eager to get on board is PJ Sneed, who is building infrastructure, clearing land and...
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February 17, 2019 - 10:15 am
The Shockers play the final game of the Angels College Classic at 11 a.m. CT. Due to technical difficulties, we will not be airing that game on KNSS as originally planned. The online real-time stats can be found at goshockers.com .
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February 17, 2019 - 8:01 am
Kansas' two Republican U.S. senators worry about the precedent set by President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the border with Mexico to secure more money for a wall. Sens. Jerry Moran and Pat Roberts said Saturday that they are concerned that a future president could use a...
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February 17, 2019 - 5:40 am
The Kansas Republican party has a new chairman. At the GOP's annual meeting Saturday, leaders selected Overland Park lawyer Michael Kuckelman as the party's new leader. Kuckelman succeeds Kelly Arnold, who had served as the party's leader for the past six years. During the first four years of...
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Brian M. Wells - Port Huron Times Herald / USA TODAY
February 16, 2019 - 3:41 pm
Lawmakers say a federal budget compromise approved by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump provides $50 million of additional federal funding to maintain Amtrak rail passenger service through New Mexico, Colorado and Kansas. New Mexico Sens. Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich and Rep. Ben Ray...
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