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February 01, 2017 - 7:37 am
WICHITA, Kan. - Sedgwick County Sheriff Jeff Easter addressed the County Commission at their Wednesday morning meeting to express his concerns on how best to deal with illegal aliens in the county. Armed with a packet of information that included current federal directives and President Trumps...
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February 01, 2017 - 7:33 am
TOPEKA, Kan. - Republican legislators in Kansas are divided over what proposed fixes from GOP Gov. Sam Brownback they will jettison in closing a shortfall in the state's current budget. The Senate Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday began sorting through Brownback's proposals to close a gap of...
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February 01, 2017 - 5:35 am
TOPEKA, Kan. - Kansas total tax revenue receipts for the month of January were $544 million. This amount was $24 million more than was projected. The amount is $8.9 million more than January 2016 receipts. This is the third month in a row that revenue receipts have met projections. January 2017...
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February 01, 2017 - 5:08 am
WICHITA, Kan. - The woman accused of murdering a Wichita woman and kidnapping her newborn baby is being returned to Sedgwick County from Dallas. The Dallas County Sheriff's Office says Yesenia Sesmas was released from that county's jail Wednesday morning to be taken to Sedgwick County. Sesmas is...
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February 01, 2017 - 3:51 am
WICHITA, Kan. - Federal prosecutors have indicted a Kansas hunting guide, two of his employees and a customer from Georgia on charges of violating federal hunting laws. U.S. Attorney Tom Beall announced Tuesday that 34-year-old Josh Hedges of Grenola, who owns Eagle Head Outfitters, was indicted on...
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February 01, 2017 - 12:50 am
OMAHA, Neb. - Results from a monthly survey of business supply managers suggest economic conditions continue to improve in nine Midwest and Plains states. The Mid-America Business Conditions Index report released Wednesday says the overall economic index for the region rose to 54.7 in January from...
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January 31, 2017 - 10:41 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - A federal judge has rejected arguments that a Kansas law can shield from federal prosecution anyone owning firearms made, sold and kept in the state. The ruling casts doubt on the legality of similar laws in nine states across the nation. The decision handed down Tuesday by U.S...
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January 31, 2017 - 10:38 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - A special election to replace CIA director Mike Pompeo in the U.S. House is set for April 11th in Kansas 4th District. State Republican Chair Kelly Arnold tells KNSS News GOP delegates will meet February 9th at Friends University to choose a candidate, and the meeting is open to the...
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January 31, 2017 - 10:19 pm
KINSLEY, Kan. - One person is dead after a traffic accident in Edwards County near Kinsley Kan. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol it happened after noon on Tuesday a mile west of Kinsley on U.S. 50. A car northbound on 80th Ave. did not yield to an eastbound car on U.S. 50 and was struck in...
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January 31, 2017 - 5:58 pm
WICHITA, Kan. – A gas leak in a north Wichita neighborhood caused some residents to be evacuated from their homes. It happened Tuesday night in the 1800 block of North Burns. KSN News reports that water crews working on a water main accidently hit a gas line. Some homes in the area were evacuated...
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