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Drew Gooden - Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
May 15, 2017 - 7:33 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Former NBA player Drew Gooden has graduated from the University of Kansas, 14 years after leaving early to play professional basketball. The Kansas City Star reports the 35-year-old graduated Sunday after completing his bachelor's degree in communication studies. The forward...
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USA Today
May 15, 2017 - 2:34 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities in Texas say rookie Kansas Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes escaped injury after being robbed last weekend. The Smith County, Texas, Sheriff's Office says Mahomes and three other victims were stepping from a vehicle on a driveway outside Tyler on Friday night...
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Dreamstime
May 15, 2017 - 2:07 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Legislature's debate over raising taxes to fix the state budget and provide additional funds for public schools: 1:40 p.m. A Kansas House committee is struggling to come to agreement on how much an education funding proposal should increase aid to the...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
May 15, 2017 - 1:42 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma (KNSS) - The Friends University baseball team won its opening game Monday afternoon at the NAIA Tournament Regional in Oklahoma City, with a 5-1 win over the College of Idaho. Friends (32-20) advances in the winner's bracket, and will face the #1-ranked team in the nation,...
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Dreamstime
May 15, 2017 - 10:46 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say an arson fire has killed a dog and caused an estimated $18,000 in damage to a Topeka house. Fire officials said a passerby notified an officer about the fire late Saturday while police were investigating a report of a shooting in which a vehicle was struck by...
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Steve McIntosh
May 15, 2017 - 10:24 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Wichita businessman Bill Warren is mounting a campaign to "Save Century Two"... Wichita's convention and performin arts center, built in the mid 70s. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News he's talked with Warren about Century II and they argree that the building's exterior is "...
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Dreamstime
Steve & Ted
May 15, 2017 - 8:33 am
The Wichita City Council looks into funding ideas for renovating, or replacing Century II. Local businessman pledging $100,000 to Save Century II.
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Steve & Ted
May 15, 2017 - 7:58 am
A Dollar General store robbed in Wichita. One suspect is described as "a 15 year old" the other could have been as young as 11. Wichita/Sedgwick County Crime Stoppers
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Dreamstime
May 15, 2017 - 5:25 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Police are investigating after a man was shot in southwest Wichita Sunday night. Officers were called to the intersection of Fern and Harry around 9 PM. When they arrived, they found a large crowd already gathered at the scene. KSN-TV spoke with Wichita Police Sgt. Carlton...
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Dreamstime
May 15, 2017 - 5:15 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal mediator is expected wade next month into the fray between administrators at Hutchinson Community College and student journalists that recently culminated with the seizure of newspapers and cancellation of media classes. Suspended journalism professor Alan Montgomery...
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