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Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
June 05, 2017 - 3:24 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Roberto Perez and Daniel Robertson helped the Indians batter Royals pitcher Eric Skoglund before a long rain delay washed out both starters, and Cleveland went on to beat Kansas City 8-0 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep. Perez and Robertson ripped two-run doubles off...
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June 04, 2017 - 7:56 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Top Republican legislators in Kansas have a new plan to raise income taxes to fix the state budget and provide additional dollars to public schools. House Majority Leader Don Hineman of Dighton outlined the proposal Sunday during a meeting of House Republicans. The plan would...
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June 04, 2017 - 7:25 pm
SALINA, Kan. (AP) — On the day President Donald Trump pulled the U.S. out of an international accord designed to curb greenhouse gases, the co-founder of a science research organization in Kansas said the environmental activism of the past has failed. The Salina Journal reports Wes Jackson was...
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June 04, 2017 - 6:52 pm
OSAWATOMIE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas officials are struggling with short-term and long-term problems as they try to determine the future of the Osawatomie State Hospital and the people treated there. The hospital lost its federal Medicare certification more than a year ago after a patient was accused of...
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June 04, 2017 - 5:24 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - A shooting Sunday afternoon in Wichita's Delano neighborhood has left one person injured. 9-1-1 dispatchers report the incident happened just after 1 PM in the 200 block of South Handley, near Douglas and Seneca. Wichita Police Sgt. Joe Kennedy says when officers arrived,...
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June 04, 2017 - 11:48 am
Wichita, Kan. (KNSS) - A stabbing has left one person critically injured in the 1600 block of South Hydraulic. Police say the incident occurred around 9 a.m. Sunday. The victim is in serious, but stable condition. Our partners at KSN News say the incident started as an argument over property. At...
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June 04, 2017 - 10:02 am
Wichita, Kan. (KNSS) - Beginning on Monday, the eastbound and westbound lanes of K-42 between Hoover and West Street will be reduced to one lane in each direction for pavement improvements. This work is scheduled to be completed in August. Repairs to bridge decks on two southbound I-135 bridges...
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June 04, 2017 - 8:53 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is launching a project to help immigrants get driver's licenses in a meatpacking town by offering free translators during the driving exams. The effort stems from an agreement between Kansas driver's license officials and Kearney County Hospital in Lakin. Meatpacking...
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June 04, 2017 - 1:13 am
MARION, Kan. (AP) — A central Kansas reservoir is indefinitely closed because of high levels of potentially harmful blue-green algae. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment, the Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks and Tourism and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have announced the closure...
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June 04, 2017 - 12:29 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new Kansas museum is giving enthusiasts of late motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel a jump on appreciating his death-defying, bone-breaking exploits. The $5-million, 13,000-square-foot homage to the man famous for rocket-powered and motorbike stunts before his 2007 death has...
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