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February 01, 2017 - 3:51 am
WICHITA, Kan. - Federal prosecutors have indicted a Kansas hunting guide, two of his employees and a customer from Georgia on charges of violating federal hunting laws. U.S. Attorney Tom Beall announced Tuesday that 34-year-old Josh Hedges of Grenola, who owns Eagle Head Outfitters, was indicted on...
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February 01, 2017 - 12:50 am
OMAHA, Neb. - Results from a monthly survey of business supply managers suggest economic conditions continue to improve in nine Midwest and Plains states. The Mid-America Business Conditions Index report released Wednesday says the overall economic index for the region rose to 54.7 in January from...
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January 31, 2017 - 10:41 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - A federal judge has rejected arguments that a Kansas law can shield from federal prosecution anyone owning firearms made, sold and kept in the state. The ruling casts doubt on the legality of similar laws in nine states across the nation. The decision handed down Tuesday by U.S...
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January 31, 2017 - 10:38 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - A special election to replace CIA director Mike Pompeo in the U.S. House is set for April 11th in Kansas 4th District. State Republican Chair Kelly Arnold tells KNSS News GOP delegates will meet February 9th at Friends University to choose a candidate, and the meeting is open to the...
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January 31, 2017 - 10:19 pm
KINSLEY, Kan. - One person is dead after a traffic accident in Edwards County near Kinsley Kan. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol it happened after noon on Tuesday a mile west of Kinsley on U.S. 50. A car northbound on 80th Ave. did not yield to an eastbound car on U.S. 50 and was struck in...
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January 31, 2017 - 5:58 pm
WICHITA, Kan. – A gas leak in a north Wichita neighborhood caused some residents to be evacuated from their homes. It happened Tuesday night in the 1800 block of North Burns. KSN News reports that water crews working on a water main accidently hit a gas line. Some homes in the area were evacuated...
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January 31, 2017 - 3:26 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - The Wichita Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), program has kicked off its 2017 season to provide free tax preparation services for individuals and families who have low to moderate income. VITA volunteers trained and certified by the IRS will provide free income tax preparation...
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January 31, 2017 - 2:23 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. — A bill that would exempt Kansas colleges from a mandate that they allow concealed carry of handguns is stuck in committee after failing to win approval Tuesday. In an unrecorded voice vote, the Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee opted not to advance a bill from Sen. Oletha...
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January 31, 2017 - 2:20 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. — A lieutenant colonel in Kansas' Civil Air Patrol said in a Facebook post that a state lawmaker should "swing from a tree" for introducing a bill that would undo a law allowing concealed weapons on college campuses starting in July. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Jonathan...
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January 31, 2017 - 2:16 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. — The University of Kansas found that sophomore basketball player Lagerald Vick likely committed domestic violence against a female student in 2015 but it is unclear if Vick was punished. The Kansas City Star reports the university's Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access...
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