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November 16, 2017 - 10:06 am
A Muslim student athlete who refused to observe the national anthem for religious reasons at a basketball game has been kicked off the team at Garden City Community College. That is igniting a dispute over whether the western Kansas school violated the 19-year-old student's civil rights because he...
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November 16, 2017 - 9:16 am
East Kellogg drivers will experience a significant traffic change on Saturday, November 18 as construction from Webb Road to K-96 progresses. At approximately 7 a.m., new frontage roads along the north and south of East Kellogg will open to traffic from Greenwich to Zelta. Side roads in this area...
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November 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
One Newton man is behind bars after firing shots during a domestic disturbance. The Newton Police Department told KSN News it started with a report of shots fired in the 1700 block of E. 8th in Newton around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday. Officers said on arrival they found an intoxicated man in a garage who...
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November 16, 2017 - 5:21 am
Kansas Highway Patrol Troopers plan to be more visible between now and the end of the year in an effort to get people to drive more cautiously. Trooper Ben Gardner says the KHP is more active and visible during the holiday season. "The more visible we are the more it gets a person to self-regulate...
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November 16, 2017 - 4:45 am
Oklahoma's former lead seismologist says he felt pressured by a University of Oklahoma official to not link the state's surge in earthquakes to oil and gas production. The Tulsa World reports Austin Holland's sworn testimony came in a lawsuit filed by a local resident against two oil companies for...
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November 15, 2017 - 8:50 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas can proceed with plans to build a $26 million indoor practice facility for its football team. The Kansas Board of Regents on Wednesday unanimously authorized Kansas to change its current capital improvement program to include the practice facility. The...
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November 15, 2017 - 8:47 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita police say a woman, 79, died when she was run over by a trash truck. Sgt. Kevin Tronsgard said the woman was walking on a road in east Wichita Wednesday afternoon when she was hit by the truck. Sgt. Tronsgard said the truck was backing up because of congestion on the...
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November 15, 2017 - 8:41 pm
HAYSVILLE, Kan. (AP) — A Haysville contractor has agreed to pay more than $50,000 for deceptive practices against four consumers, three of whom were elderly. The Sedgwick County District Attorney's office said Wednesday that Bradley Rodgers, the owner of Rogers Contracting, will pay the money for...
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November 15, 2017 - 8:37 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Three Kansas media organizations have dropped a lawsuit against Gov. Sam Brownback over his office's refusal to release records related to a state magistrate judge's appointment. The Associated Press, Hutchinson News and Kansas Press Association last week submitted an agreement...
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November 15, 2017 - 8:28 pm
LENEXA, Kan. (AP) — Preliminary autopsy results confirm that dismembered human remains found inside a suburban Kansas City storage unit are those of a woman whose husband was living in the unit with his 4-day-old baby and child, 2. An arrest affidavit for Justin Rey, 35, was released Tuesday. He's...
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