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Dreamstime
December 04, 2017 - 10:11 am
Presented by the Kansas Children’s Service League’s (KCSL), the Red Stocking Breakfast is coming 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at LaVela, 6147 E. 13th St. N., next to the Candle Club in Wichita. Attendees will enjoy breakfast served by local celebrities. Honorary Chairs will be Susan Peters...
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KNSS NEWS
Steve McIntosh
December 04, 2017 - 9:45 am
Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News there's "a really big jobs announcement" coming this week. He says when people hear about it, they'll probably "go out and spend a lot of money on Christmas". The mayor says there is progress on the city's river corridor project... as the City talks with...
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Dreamstime
Steve McIntosh
December 04, 2017 - 6:39 am
Wichita Police are investigating three weekend homicides. A shooting in southeast Wichita Sunday night left one person dead and another in serious condition. Officer Paul Cruz says police were called to the 26-hundred block of East Wilma around 8 p-m Sunday Officers located two victims suffering...
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Dreamstime
December 03, 2017 - 3:16 pm
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) - A soy processing plant in Hutchinson has closed, costing 77 people their jobs. CHS Inc. announced Friday that the Hutchinson plant was one of three it was closing as it moves out of soybean protein production. The others were in Creston, Iowa, and its Innovation and...
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Dreamstime
December 03, 2017 - 11:20 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas may be getting closer to adding another memorial for President Dwight Eisenhower at the Statehouse. The state's Capitol Preservation Committee is set to meet Thursday. Its agenda includes a presentation from the state Department of Administration about a statute honoring...
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Dreamstime
December 03, 2017 - 11:10 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal trial that begins Monday will focus on whether police lied about the results of tests on discarded tea leaves found in a Kansas couple's trash to get permission for a SWAT-style raid on their home. Robert and Adlynn Harte are seeking $5 million for economic losses...
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Dreamstime
December 03, 2017 - 9:57 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The La Nina climate phenomenon in the south Pacific Ocean is contributing to weather conditions that are expected to be warm and dry with low humidity, leading to fears of a sharp increase in winter wildfires from the mid-South across the Plains states. La Nina leads to above...
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Dreamstime
December 03, 2017 - 7:20 am
One person has died in an early morning shooting in southeast Wichita. It took place around 4:30 a.m. in the 4000th block of east Stearman Court – that's west of Oliver and 31st Street South. A 33 year-old male victim was taken to a local hospital where he later died. The Wichita Police Department...
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Dreamstime
December 03, 2017 - 4:50 am
Local truckers plan to protest a new rule aimed at protecting you on the road. They believe it could do the opposite. At issue are "ELD'S," which are electronic logging devices meant to keep trucks from driving too many hours. Every truck will be required to have one later this month. Many drivers...
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