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Steve & Ted
April 21, 2017 - 9:17 am
Crowded and fun in the studio this morning. Steve and Ted talking to Brian Bird and Star from the Shrine Circus.
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Dreamstime
April 21, 2017 - 5:40 am
WICHITA, Kan. - A student with a gun was removed from Northwest High campus on Thursday. The student and the weapon were taken into custody by a school resource officer. Parents were sent a message from USD 259 explaining the incident. The notice read in part: "Today we had a student in possession...
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Dreamstime
April 21, 2017 - 4:56 am
LINCOLN, Neb. (KNSS) - The mayor of Lincoln, Nebraska has complained to Kansas officials about smoke pollution caused by controlled burning in the northern part of the state. Mayor Chris Beutler sent the letter to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Tuesday. Lincoln spokesman Rick...
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Dreamstime
April 21, 2017 - 4:45 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A Topeka woman has been sentenced to two years and six months in prison for committing health care fraud while operating a business that was licensed to provide day and residential services to developmentally disabled adults. The U.S. attorney's office says in a news release...
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Dreamstime
April 21, 2017 - 4:35 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas Turnpike Authority is warning the public to stay out of a south Topeka creek following a sewage spill that resulted from turnpike construction. Turnpike Authority official Rachel Bell tells the Topeka Capital-Journal that the spill at Shunga Creek was discovered...
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Dreamstime
April 21, 2017 - 4:27 am
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) - Reno County fire officials say four fires north of Hutchinson in early March are suspicious in nature. The Hutchinson News reports the fires March 4-5 burned more than 5,500 acres and destroyed a dozen homes. Deputy Fire Chief Doug Hanen says in a news release a firework...
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Dreamstime
April 21, 2017 - 12:10 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Delino DeShields had an RBI single with one out in the 13th inning to score Joey Gallo from second base and the Texas Rangers beat the Kansas City Royals 1-0 on Thursday night. Gallo had pulled a one-out double into the right-field corner off Travis Wood (0-1), the third...
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Dreamstime
Steve Boyer
April 20, 2017 - 5:54 pm
AUGUSTA, Kan., (KNSS) Augusta police chief Tyler Brewer says he and his family have been receiving death threats because one of his officers shot and killed a service dog. The officer, who wasn't named, says he has received death threats as well. The department says the officer went to the home of...
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Dreamstime
April 20, 2017 - 5:01 pm
HOLTON, Kan. (AP) — Jurors have acquitted a northeast Kansas man of charges that he sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl in a rural cemetery. Jurors in Kansas' Jackson County on Thursday found 22-year-old Jacob Ewing not guilty of charges of aggravated indecent liberties and aggravated criminal...
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Ted Woodward
April 20, 2017 - 1:41 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - For the first time in 90 years, the Wichita police department is changing the color of the uniforms worn by its officers. Police Capt. Brian White says during the next two years, Wichita officers will transition away from the tan uniforms to ones that are a very dark navy...
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