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January 25, 2017 - 2:02 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Kansas Republican Rep. Lynn Jenkins says she will retire from Congress when her current term expires in two years. Jenkins, 53, has had a low national profile but is a member of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee. That panel will be in the middle of this year's GOP...
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January 25, 2017 - 1:54 pm
BONNER SPRINGS, Kan. — A former teacher claims in a lawsuit that a Kansas high school installed a hidden camera in a classroom where people sometimes changed clothes. Rob Marriott filed the lawsuit against Bonner Springs High School. It was moved Tuesday from county to federal court. The Kansas...
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January 25, 2017 - 1:44 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - UPDATE: Officials say a child has died following a car-pedestrian accident in south Wichita. The accident happened just after 7:00 p.m. Wednesday night in the 1500 block of east Pawnee, near Pawnee and Victor. KSN News reports a boy, 3, in a parked van at the Jump Start convenience...
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January 25, 2017 - 7:27 am
WICHITA, Kan. - State Treasurer Ron Estes announced his campaign for the Fourth Congressional District Wednesday before a crowd of supporters at McGinty Machine Company in Wichita. “In the private sector, Sedgwick County and State Treasurer’s offices, I’ve been able to solve problems, find...
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January 24, 2017 - 10:30 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. - A standoff Tuesday at a home just west of Topeka ended when authorities found the man involved dead. According to a news release, at approximately 3:45 p.m., the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office went to the home in the 8700 block of SW 10th Street to serve a warrant on an adult male...
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January 24, 2017 - 10:27 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - On Tuesday Wichita State University announced that the building that served as the original Pizza Hut will be moved to a new location and will be part of a museum at WSU's Innovation Campus. It will be located south of the Marcus Welcome Center. Pizza Hut was founded in June 1958 by...
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January 24, 2017 - 3:09 pm
WICHITA, Kan. — Markis McDuffie scored 14 of his 20 points in the first half and grabbed nine rebounds as Wichita State routed Southern Illinois 87-45 on Tuesday night to win their third straight. Darral Willis Jr. had 15 points and Shaquille Morris 10 for the Shockers (18-4, 8-1 Missouri Valley),...
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January 24, 2017 - 3:03 pm
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Esa Ahmad broke out of a shooting slump with a career-high 27 points to lead No. 18 West Virginia to an 85-69 victory over No. 2 Kansas on Tuesday night. The Mountaineers (16-4, 5-3 Big 12) beat Kansas (18-2, 7-1) for the fourth straight time in Morgantown and snapped the...
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January 24, 2017 - 2:51 pm
GREAT BEND, Kan. - A decades old cold case is getting a fresh look. Great Bend Police are now requesting information in the death of Roberta Klotz, 30, from over thirty years ago. On January 3, 1987, Klotz put her two daughters and a friend who was sleeping over, to bed. When the girls woke up they...
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January 24, 2017 - 2:49 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. — Gov. Sam Brownback has called a special election for April 11 to fill the 4th Congressional District seat previously held by CIA Director Mike Pompeo. Brownback signed the necessary document Tuesday, the day after the U.S. Senate confirmed Pompeo's appointment by President Donald...
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