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USA Today
April 07, 2017 - 5:48 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz plans to come to Wichita to campaign for Republican candidate Ron Estes ahead of a special congressional election. The Estes campaign announced that Cruz would appear with the candidate during a Monday afternoon rally at Yingling Aviation. The special...
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K N S S News
April 07, 2017 - 5:38 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Conference spokesman Bill Potter says the presidents of the conference's 12 member schools voted unanimously Friday to admit the school in all sports but football and the school accepted the invitation. The school, which is currently a member of the Missouri Valley Conference,...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
April 07, 2017 - 1:18 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - The 3rd annual Support Local Law Enforcement Parade takes place on Saturday in downtown Wichita. The parade begins at 10:30 Saturday morning at Central & Main, followed for the first time by a block party at 3rd & Main. The block party will feature activities for kids...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
April 07, 2017 - 1:08 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - There was a drive-by shooting in the north part Wichita near 23rd & Grove. It happened early Thursday afternoon. Gunshots hit the home of a 67-year-old man in the 2400 block of N. Green. There was damage to an exterior wall of the home, and an interior wall in the...
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USA Today
April 07, 2017 - 10:35 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -The American Athletic Conference has voted to extend an invitation to Wichita State to join the league. Conference spokesman Bill Potter says the presidents of the conference's 12 member schools voted unanimously Friday to admit the school in all sports but football. The...
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Handout Photo Released By Pentagon via USA TODAY NETWORK
April 07, 2017 - 9:01 am
ABC's Brad Mielke has been covering the worldwide response to the U.S. missile strike on an airport in Syria. The strike was swift retaliation for this week's deadly chemical attack that killed dozens of civilians.
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Dreamstime
April 07, 2017 - 4:45 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNSS) - Kansas Senators have rejected a flat tax proposal endorsed by Governor Sam Brownback on a 37-3 vote. The plan would have thrown out the state’s 2.7 and 4.6 percent tax brackets, so all Kansans would pay the same 4.6 percent income tax rate. The "yes" votes came from Republican...
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Dreamstime
April 07, 2017 - 4:25 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Top officials in France are honored the centennial of the day that the United States entered World War I. French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian urged diplomats and veterans Thursday at Paris' U.S. embassy to remember "the courage of America and the millions of soldiers...
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Dreamstime
April 07, 2017 - 4:20 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Democratic candidate James Thompson has accused national Republicans of trying to buy the House seat vacated by CIA Director Mike Pompeo with nearly $100,000 in last-minute television and digital advertising just days before the nation's first congressional election. His...
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Dreamstime
April 07, 2017 - 4:11 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A convenience store clerk just two months on the job was in the wrong place at the right time when the subject of a nationwide manhunt strolled into the Pratt, Kansas, store, pointed a gun at him and asked for his keys. Riley Juel, in a telephone interview Thursday with the...
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