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Dreamstime
May 17, 2017 - 2:36 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Wichita State University's Center for Economic Development and Business Research has released an updated Wichita Employment Forecast. In 2017, Wichita total nonfarm employment is expected to increase by 1,640 jobs, which implies the employment growth rate is anticipated to be...
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May 17, 2017 - 1:42 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning says she's uncertain where her life will take her after serving seven years of a 35-year sentence for leaking classified government materials to WikiLeaks. Manning said in a statement Wednesday that "whatever is ahead ... is far more important than...
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Ted Woodward
May 17, 2017 - 1:19 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - The Wichita State baseball team closed out the home portion of its season with a 3-2 win over Kansas State on Tuesday evening at Eck Stadium. Kansas State scored two early runs, but WSU was able to tie it up 2-2 on a two-run single by rightfielder Luke Ritter chopped over the...
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Dreamstime
May 17, 2017 - 10:52 am
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Riley County authorities say the number of rapes reported in Manhattan and surrounding areas has doubled during the first quarter of this year compared with the same time last year. The Manhattan Mercury reports ( http://bit.ly/2pWzed0 ) 16 rapes were reported in the first...
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Dreamstime
May 17, 2017 - 10:29 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Zoo is hoping a new effort will help save an endangered species of African wild dogs. The zoo announced Tuesday that it had introduced two females African wild dogs from the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas, to its exhibit. The Kansas City Star reports...
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Steve & Ted
May 17, 2017 - 9:01 am
Moneytracker Don Grant C.F.P. talks about the 401-K and its alternatives. Where to start and the pros and cons of different investment and savings plans.
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Steve & Ted
May 17, 2017 - 8:41 am
A story about the city's quarterly finance report has Steve and Ted whining about Wichita drivers... again. But they aren't wrong.
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Dreamstime
May 17, 2017 - 4:48 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Pvt. Chelsea Manning is due to be released from a Kansas military prison after serving seven years of her 35-year sentence for leaking classified government materials to WikiLeaks. The transgender soldier is scheduled to be freed from Fort Leavenworth on Wednesday in...
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Dreamstime
May 17, 2017 - 4:45 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) – Sedgwick County Sheriff’s deputies continue to investigate after human remains were found at a home west of Wichita in Sedgwick County Monday afternoon. Investigators currently believe the victim is male, and that there was no foul play involved. In a statement Sedgwick...
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Dreamstime
May 17, 2017 - 4:29 am
HOYT, Kan. (KNSS) - On Sunday morning police in Hoyt, Kan. arrested 3 people after a traffic stop on multiple drug charges. The Kansas Information Network reports that it happened around 3 a.m. when an officer stopped a car in the Royal Valley High School parking lot. According to Hoyt Police Chief...
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