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Logan Bowles-USA TODAY Sports
June 30, 2017 - 10:36 am
American Athletic Conference Commissioner Mike Aresco has issued the following statement on Wichita State University’s official July 1, 2017 entry into the Conference. On the eve of Wichita State University’s first official day as a member of the American Athletic Conference, I am extremely pleased...
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Steve McIntosh
June 30, 2017 - 10:31 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - The Kansas Legislature passed a $1.2 billion income tax increase over the next two years ... to balance the state budget ... and that means less take-home pay for wage earners. Kansas Secretary of Revenue Sam Williams tells KNSS News the state tax break for some 330,000 small...
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Steve & Ted
June 30, 2017 - 8:59 am
How will the Kansas tax increase affect individual taxpayers and small businesses, we ask KS Dept. of Revenue Secretary Samuel Williams
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Steve McIntosh
June 30, 2017 - 7:01 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Loud claps of thunder aroused sleepers ...as powerful storms marched across south central Kansas early today. The line of storms stretched from northern Oklahoma to northeast Kansas. The storms featured winds in excess of 60 miles an hour, heavy rain, some hail, and street...
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Official Photo/Sipa USA Today
June 30, 2017 - 5:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kansas Congressman Lynn Jenkins is assailing President Donald Trump for his crude tweet ridiculing a cable news anchor. The five-term Republican says on Twitter: "This is not okay. As a female in politics I am often criticized for my looks. We should be working to empower women."...
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Kansas Bureau of Investigation
June 30, 2017 - 5:02 am
HAYS, Kan. (KNSS) – The man accused of running a car off the road and abducting two children Wednesday morning north of Hays made an appearance Thursday in Ellis County Court. Bryce McDowell faces possible charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, felony endangerment of child, and...
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June 30, 2017 - 4:54 am
OTTAWA, Kan. (KNSS) - One dead, two injured in a traffic accident on I-35 in Franklin County. It happened near Georgia Rd., southwest of Ottawa, Kan. after 4 p.m. Thursday. A Winnebago camper was northbound on I-35 when it went off the road, swerved back onto the road going briefly airborne before...
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June 29, 2017 - 11:41 pm
HOLTON, Kan. (AP) — Another woman has testified against a northeast Kansas man who is facing a string of sexual assault allegations that have divided his tight-knit hometown. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the woman told jurors Thursday that Jacob Ewing, 22, of Holton, sodomized her and...
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June 29, 2017 - 11:34 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The 2017 winter wheat harvest has been a mixed bag for Kansas so far as farmers race to bring in the crop amid damaging spring storms that have pounded some crops with hail. Justin Gilpin, chief executive officer for the industry group Kansas Wheat, says fields around Norton...
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