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December 10, 2018 - 8:08 am
Kansas' new Democratic governor promised not to raise taxes to meet her goals of boosting spending on public schools and social services. Republicans who control the Legislature argue that a tax increase is coming even if state politicians do nothing. One of the first big political fights Gov.-...
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December 10, 2018 - 5:28 am
The Wichita Park Board will vote to decide the future of MacDonald Golf Course at 3:00 p.m. Monday. In a release the City of Wichita says the public welcome to attend the meeting on the first floor of City Hall. The Board could choose a bid to sell the course, or decide to keep it as part of the...
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Xinhua/Sipa USA
December 10, 2018 - 4:52 am
According to a AAA survey, an estimated 20 million Americans who purchased a real Christmas tree in the last three years did not properly secure it to their vehicle. Shawn Steward is with Triple -A/Kansas... “If you’re not properly transporting your tree, that can cause vehicle damage,” said Shawn...
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December 09, 2018 - 10:15 am
Kansas' new Democratic governor promised not to raise taxes to meet her goals of boosting spending on public schools and social services. Republicans who control the Legislature argue that a tax increase is coming even if state politicians do nothing. One of the first big political fights Gov.-...
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December 09, 2018 - 5:37 am
A crash Friday morning has claimed the life of a Southwest Kansas man. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the crash happened around 10:30 in southern Gray County on County Road 2. They say 34-year-old Nicholas Davidson was driving on the road when the vehicle left the roadway, he overcorrected, and...
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Dreamstime
December 08, 2018 - 5:51 pm
A traffic accident early Saturday morning has claimed the life of a Newton woman. The crash happened just after 6 AM on the northbound exit ramp of I-235 to Central Avenue. The Kansas Highway Patrol says 47-year-old Mareco Bonds was exiting I-235 onto Central when, for an unknown reason, the...
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December 08, 2018 - 11:21 am
Washburn Tech Institute's Recycled Rides program has granted a Kansas mother the gift of a lifetime. Kayla Hupp is the beneficiary of the program's 25th vehicle, according to The Topeka Capital-Journal. Recycled Rides partners auto service students with professional mentors in the community to...
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December 08, 2018 - 10:37 am
A startup that launched in Kansas City as an alternative to the payday lending industry has been awarded a $1 million grant to expand its services. The Rockefeller Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative recently announced that Onward Financial Inc. is one of 10 companies to be awarded a grant...
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December 08, 2018 - 10:08 am
A former Olathe teacher and Shawnee City Council member will go to trial after pleading not guilty to having a sexual encounter with a student. Thirty-three-year-old Justin Adrian waived his right to a preliminary hearing Friday in Johnson County District Court. The Kansas City Star reports the...
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Dreamstime
December 08, 2018 - 4:50 am
One of Wichita's biggest charities is having a tough time getting donations for needy families this year. Operation Holiday is running into one of it’s worst food shortages ever. Ashley Davis, Operation Holiday director, says that, “Never in the 18 years that I’ve been in and out of this program...
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