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January 30, 2017 - 1:14 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. — Lawmakers and staff members will have a chance to see a made-for-television film to celebrate Kansas' official song, "Home on the Range." The film will be shown three times at the Capitol's auditorium Monday. The film shows how "Home on the Range" became a well-known Western anthem...
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January 29, 2017 - 10:52 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Royals and Major League Baseball have raised enough money to fund an Urban Youth Academy sports complex in Kansas City. The Kansas City Star reports officials said last week the entire project near the historic 18th and Vine district should be finished by...
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January 29, 2017 - 10:48 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas welfare officials rarely release details after a child's death or serious injury despite a decade-old law designed to provide more transparency. The Kansas City Star reports that it has made numerous requests for documents to see how officials with the Kansas Department...
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January 29, 2017 - 4:08 pm
WICHITA, Kan. – Flu season has come upon Kansas, causing more and more people to get sick. Kansas health officials report widespread influenza activity throughout many regions of the state. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment received reports of outbreaks in long-term care facilities,...
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January 29, 2017 - 2:21 pm
WICHITA, Kan. — The special election for the congressional seat formerly held by new CIA Director Mike Pompeo has added new urgency to pending court decisions in multiple federal lawsuits challenging restrictive voter registration requirements in Kansas. Gov. Sam Brownback has called an April 11...
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January 29, 2017 - 1:28 pm
WICHITA, Kan. – A protest line began outside a Wichita mosque objecting to President Trump’s travel order. KAKE News’ Greg Miller reports a second rally was planned later the same day outside Eisenhower National Airport. Many similar demonstrations have occurred throughout many United States...
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January 29, 2017 - 11:48 am
WICHITA, Kan. - Police are looking for two suspects that robbed an East Wichita auto parts store. Just after 8 o'clock Saturday night, officers were called to the O'Reilly's Auto Parts in the 48-hundred block of East Lincoln. Wichita Police Sgt. Jim Pinegar says the suspects entered the auto parts...
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January 29, 2017 - 11:39 am
PEORIA, Ill. - Landry Shamet had 19 points and six assists, and Wichita State rolled to a 64-49 victory over Bradley on Sunday for its fourth straight double-digit win. Conner Frankamp added 15 points and Markis McDuffie had nine points and 14 rebounds for Wichita State (19-4, 9-1 Missouri Valley...
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January 29, 2017 - 10:15 am
WICHITA, Kan. - Gunfire and vandalism in South Wichita. Early Sunday morning, police were called to a residence in the 2-thousand block of South Poplar, near I-135 and Mt. Vernon. Wichita Police Sgt. Jim Pinegar says a female victim told investigators that she heard several gunshots outside of her...
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January 28, 2017 - 7:40 pm
WICHITA, Kan. – A low speed police chase Saturday night ended in a rollover accident, with four people injured. Sedgwick County dispatchers report the crash happened around 7 p.m. at the intersection of Hydraulic and Marion. The suspect vehicle rolled multiple times before finally coming to a rest...
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