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October 06, 2017 - 9:25 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas officials are considering options if Congress doesn't reauthorize a program that helps provide health insurance for nearly 80,000 children in the state. The Children's Health Insurance Program provides insurance for children in low- and moderate-income, working families...
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October 06, 2017 - 9:19 pm
WINDSOR, Kan. (AP) — Kansas residents are broadening the fight over an oil-related waste disposal well in the Flint Hills into a protest of similar wells across several counties and an effort to lobby lawmakers for regulatory changes. Residents of Chase, Morris and other counties known for open...
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Dreamstime
October 06, 2017 - 9:16 pm
ST. JOHN, Kan. (AP) — A small Kansas town's effort to replace its lone grocery store is getting a big boost from the federal government. A $780,000 Community Economic Development Grant will pay about a quarter of the cost of bringing a new grocery store, pharmacy and gas station to St. John, a town...
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Dreamstime
October 06, 2017 - 3:30 pm
WINDSOR, Kan. (AP) — Kansas residents are broadening the fight over an oil-related waste disposal well in the Flint Hills into a protest of similar wells across several counties and an effort to lobby lawmakers for regulatory changes. Residents of counties known for open pastures and tallgrass...
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Ted Woodward
October 06, 2017 - 2:21 pm
On Thursday, Wichita police officers performed another Team Enforcement "John" sting; officer Charley Davidson says it was focused on the Broadway corridor in north and south Wichita. The sting using undercover officers posing as prostitutes resulted in the arrests of 13 men, who were attempting to...
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Dreamstime
October 06, 2017 - 1:50 pm
ST. JOHN, Kan. (AP) — A small Kansas town's effort to replace its lone grocery store is getting a big boost from the federal government. A $780,000 Community Economic Development Grant will pay about a quarter of the cost of bringing a new grocery store, pharmacy and gas station to St. John, a town...
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October 06, 2017 - 1:42 pm
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A fourth teenager is running for governor in Kansas, entering an already crowded field of more than a dozen candidates. The Hutchinson News reports that 17-year-old Dominic Scavuzzo, of Leawood, appointed his father as his campaign treasurer Wednesday. The senior at an all-...
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Steve & Ted mornings
October 06, 2017 - 9:24 am
The Fall Parade of Homes marches through Derby, and Derby just keeps getting bigger and better.
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Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
Steve & Ted mornings
October 06, 2017 - 9:06 am
We get a Kansas City Chiefs Update from Mitch Holthus ahead of the Chiefs Sunday Night matchup with the Houston Texans.
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Dreamstime
October 06, 2017 - 5:36 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Police are investigating a shooting in north Wichita. Around 1:40 a.m. this morning officers were called to the 24-hundred block of North Mascot. They found a man in his 20's with a gunshot wound. The man was taken to Via Christi St. Francis in critical condition. A second...
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