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November 19, 2016 - 4:36 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is scheduled to meet this weekend with President-elect Donald Trump. Kobach spokeswoman Desiree Taliaferro told The Associated Press on Saturday that Kobach is on his way to New Jersey. She says she could not confirm details of the planned...
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November 19, 2016 - 2:59 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The mother of a 4-year-old girl killed in Kansas City, Kansas, questions the months it took authorities to rule the child's death a homicide. The child, Honesty Sanders, died in June and was the apparent victim of child abuse. No charges have been announced. Kansas City, Kansas...
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November 19, 2016 - 2:30 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. — Newly elected congressman Roger Marshall says his top priority in Washington is to secure a seat on the House Agriculture Committee. He told The Associated Press that he wants to protect crop insurance and shape farm policy. Marshall said he expects President-elect Donald Trump's...
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November 19, 2016 - 10:37 am
PITTSBURG, Kan. - A 21-year-old man has pleaded no contest to a murder charge in the 2014 death of a Pittsburg State student. Bryan Bridges pleaded no contest Friday in Crawford County court to first-degree felony murder in the October 2014 death of Pittsburg State University student Taylor Thomas...
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November 19, 2016 - 9:50 am
WACO, Tx. - Alex Barnes rushed 120 of his 129 yards and all four touchdowns in the second half, and Kansas State doubled up Baylor 42-21 on Saturday. The win was the first for the Wildcats (6-4, 4-3 Big 12) in Waco since 2002 and made them bowl eligible for the seventh straight season. Baylor (6-4...
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November 19, 2016 - 9:12 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. - The City of Lawrence is suing a local management company, saying a veteran with an emotional support animal was discriminated against when he tried to rent a townhome. The lawsuit was filed by the City of Lawrence Human Relations Commission. It says KanMar Management LLC violated...
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November 19, 2016 - 7:12 am
TOPEKA, Kan. - Newly elected congressman Roger Marshall says his top priority in Washington is to secure a seat on the House Agriculture Committee. He told The Associated Press that he wants to protect crop insurance and shape farm policy. Marshall said he expects President-elect Donald Trump's...
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November 19, 2016 - 6:15 am
WICHITA, Kan. - Police say a week-old newborn girl who went missing after her mother was shot to death has been found alive in Dallas. Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay said at a Saturday morning news conference that two people were taken into custody before dawn Saturday after authorities found...
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November 18, 2016 - 9:18 pm
GREAT BEND, Kan. – A man has died following an accident at Fuller Industries in Great Bend. Great Bend police, fire, and EMS were dispatched to the facility shortly after noon on Thursday. 67-year-old Gary Buskirk of Great Bend was found dead from a head injury. The investigation into the accident...
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November 18, 2016 - 8:22 pm
WICHITA, Kan. – A man has been charged with murder following the shooting death of another man inside a Wichita restaurant. Jonah Tausche, 20, was charged with first degree murder on Thursday in the death of Tan Van Vu. The shooting occurred Monday afternoon at Bida Saigon in the 3800 block of East...
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