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Dreamstime
May 15, 2017 - 7:59 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — TransCanada Corp. is reassessing whether oil producers in North Dakota and Montana are still interested in shipping crude through its long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline now that they have other new options to ship their product, including the Dakota Access pipeline. The Calgary...
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Dreamstime
May 15, 2017 - 7:55 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A government report says recent rainfall across much of Kansas has delayed planting but continues to improve pasture quality. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that about 84% of the winter wheat crop in Kansas was now headed, with 8% turning color. It...
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Drew Gooden - Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
May 15, 2017 - 7:33 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Former NBA player Drew Gooden has graduated from the University of Kansas, 14 years after leaving early to play professional basketball. The Kansas City Star reports the 35-year-old graduated Sunday after completing his bachelor's degree in communication studies. The forward...
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USA Today
May 15, 2017 - 2:34 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities in Texas say rookie Kansas Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes escaped injury after being robbed last weekend. The Smith County, Texas, Sheriff's Office says Mahomes and three other victims were stepping from a vehicle on a driveway outside Tyler on Friday night...
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Dreamstime
May 15, 2017 - 2:07 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Legislature's debate over raising taxes to fix the state budget and provide additional funds for public schools: 1:40 p.m. A Kansas House committee is struggling to come to agreement on how much an education funding proposal should increase aid to the...
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Ted Woodward
May 15, 2017 - 1:42 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma (KNSS) - The Friends University baseball team won its opening game Monday afternoon at the NAIA Tournament Regional in Oklahoma City, with a 5-1 win over the College of Idaho. Friends (32-20) advances in the winner's bracket, and will face the #1-ranked team in the nation,...
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Dreamstime
May 15, 2017 - 10:46 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say an arson fire has killed a dog and caused an estimated $18,000 in damage to a Topeka house. Fire officials said a passerby notified an officer about the fire late Saturday while police were investigating a report of a shooting in which a vehicle was struck by...
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KNSS NEWS
Steve McIntosh
May 15, 2017 - 10:24 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Wichita businessman Bill Warren is mounting a campaign to "Save Century Two"... Wichita's convention and performin arts center, built in the mid 70s. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News he's talked with Warren about Century II and they argree that the building's exterior is "...
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Steve & Ted
May 15, 2017 - 8:33 am
The Wichita City Council looks into funding ideas for renovating, or replacing Century II. Local businessman pledging $100,000 to Save Century II.
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Steve & Ted
May 15, 2017 - 7:58 am
A Dollar General store robbed in Wichita. One suspect is described as "a 15 year old" the other could have been as young as 11. Wichita/Sedgwick County Crime Stoppers
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