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KNSS News
July 07, 2020 - 12:18 pm
Gov. appoints Wichita judge to commission on racial equity
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Rodney Price
July 07, 2020 - 11:29 am
The historic pool in central Wichita has been renamed as Charles McAfee Pool, after the architect who designed it in the 1960s.
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KNSS News
July 07, 2020 - 11:18 am
New York is now requiring people from three additional states to quarantine for 14 days as more individuals are testing positive for COVID-19 nationwide. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a Tuesday press release that Delaware, Kansas and Oklahoma now join a total of 19 states that qualify under New York’s...
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KNSS News
July 07, 2020 - 10:59 am
A former police officer has been sentenced to four months in jail for causing a 2018 wreck that killed a Kansas teenager and injured two others outside the stadium where the Kansas City Chiefs play. Thirty-five-year-old Terrell Watkins was sentenced Tuesday for involuntary manslaughter and other...
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Steve McIntosh
July 07, 2020 - 9:56 am
edgwick County Commission Chair Pete Meitzner tells KNSS News wearing a mask to control the spread of COVID-19 is a political question for some people. But he wants to see businesses do well and get the kids back to school. He says if wearing masks will control the spread of the virus "it will save...
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New Kansas Driver's License Office in Wichita is open
KNSS News
July 07, 2020 - 5:30 am
The new Kansas Driver's License Office on South Tyler in Wichita is now open. Kansas Division of Vehicles Director David Harper told KSN News he hopes a new office will eventually speed up the process. “Our goal is to cut the wait time in the Wichita area and this has been in the works for probably...
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KNSS News
July 06, 2020 - 9:01 pm
Governor Laura Kelly announced Monday that her administration, and officials with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, recommend that most local communities again do not move into Phase Out of “Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas” at this time, and instead stay in Phase 3.
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KNSS News
July 06, 2020 - 8:50 pm
Kansas Governor Laura Kelly issued Drought Declarations for Kansas counties on Monday.
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KNSS News
July 06, 2020 - 8:37 pm
The City of Wichita encourages residents who have a question or concern about the facemask ordinance to call the City’s mask hotline
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KNSS News
July 06, 2020 - 8:28 pm
The Wichita Police Department is investigating an aggravated battery incident that injured a Wichita man,58, with life threatening injuries.
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