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Ted Woodward
July 06, 2020 - 1:36 pm
Local COVID-19 numbers for Monday, July 6
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KNSS News
July 06, 2020 - 12:00 pm
Salvation Army in Wichita to receive donation of box fans
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Steve McIntosh
July 06, 2020 - 9:51 am
Wichita's new mandatory mask ordinance is now in effect, where social distancing is not possible. Mayor Brandon Whipple tells KNSS News protesters showed up outside his home over the weekend. He welcomed them and offered them cold sodas. Whipple says everything was peaceful, "they had their voices...
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Two injured after shooting overnight in east Wichita
Steve McIntosh
July 06, 2020 - 5:38 am
Wichita Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Monday morning. Around 12:40 a.m. police were called to Kellogg and Grove. Wichita Police Sgt. Josh Hutchins says officers were investigating two locations at the scene. We have a scene up on Kellogg and we have a scene underneath...
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Teen killed after motorcycle collision in Cowley County
KNSS News
July 06, 2020 - 5:20 am
Police are investigating a two-vehicle collision that resulted in the death of a teenager in Cowley County. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol it happened just before 10 p.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of 82nd Road, north of Winfield. An investigation found an SUV crossed the center line and...
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UTV crash kills 13-year-old, injures 5 others in Jackson County
KNSS News
July 06, 2020 - 5:05 am
Authorities are investigating after a 13-year-old was killed and five others were injured early Sunday when a utility terrain vehicle ran off a rural roadway and crashed in northeast Kansas. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that its office is investigating the crash, which...
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Newspaper owner apologizes for equating mask rule to Holocaust
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KNSS News
July 06, 2020 - 4:47 am
A Kansas county Republican Party chairman who owns a weekly newspaper apologized Sunday for a cartoon posted on the paper's Facebook page that equated the Democratic governor's coronavirus-inspired order for people to wear masks in public with the mass murder of Jews by the Nazis during the...
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KNSS News
July 05, 2020 - 6:59 pm
KHP needs help from public to identify no contact hit-and-run suspect.
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KNSS News
July 05, 2020 - 7:36 am
Roughly 8 protestors gathered outside of the Mayor's home Saturday, not wearing masks or practicing social distancing.
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Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly answers questions from reporters about the coronavirus pandemic after a meeting with legislative leaders, Thursday, July 2, 2020, at the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Kelly has issued an order to require people to wear masks in public and at their workplaces. (AP Photo/John Hanna)
KNSS News
July 04, 2020 - 7:09 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A weekly Kansas newspaper whose publisher is a county Republican Party chairman posted a cartoon on its Facebook page likening the Democratic governor's order requiring people to wear masks in public to the roundup and murder of millions of Jews during the Holocaust. The cartoon...
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