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July 17, 2018 - 12:42 pm
On Tuesday, the Wichita City Council approved filing a grant application for proposed enhancements to the city’s aquifer storage and recovery facilities. Under this phase of the project, three additional storage wells would be constructed to secure more water to sustain the city during a "dust-bowl...
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KNSS News
July 17, 2018 - 12:36 pm
The Wichita City Council heard details on next year's proposed city budget from City Manager Robert Layton at Tuesday morning's meeting. Highlights of the proposed 600 million dollar budget include an unchanged mill levy, optimizing fire staff response to non-emergency calls and a 2 million dollar...
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Dreamstime
July 17, 2018 - 12:15 pm
A victim in house explosion near Mulvane has died; that word comes from the Mulvane Fire Department. The explosion happened on Monday, July 9, to the southeast of Mulvane on Geuda Springs Road. The fatal victim has been identified as Robert Anglin; another man, Rick McPhail, was also injured in the...
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Steve McIntosh
July 17, 2018 - 5:42 am
Boeing is forecasting a 15 trillion-dollar commercial airplanes and services market. 20-year outlook projects rising demand for nearly 43-thousand new airplanes, valued at 6.3 trillion dolars. The global airplane fleet will also sustain growing demand for commercial aviation services, leading to a...
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July 17, 2018 - 5:16 am
Today is the deadline to register to vote in the upcoming primary election on Aug. 7th. KSN News spoke with Sedgwick County Election Commissioner Tabitha Lehman who says it isn't just a deadline for those who haven't registered. "If you have changed your name or you have moved and have an updated...
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Photo: Wichita Police Department
July 16, 2018 - 10:26 pm
The Wichita Police Department is investigating a possible abduction where witnesses say a suspect fired his weapon. It happened just after 12:30 p.m. Monday afternoon in the 8800 block of east 37th street North. Witnesses reported an unknown Hispanic or light-skinned Black man firing a round from a...
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July 16, 2018 - 9:06 pm
The National Rifle Association has endorsed Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer in his Republican primary race against a field that includes Secretary of State Kris Kobach. But Kobach touted his own endorsement Monday by Gun Owners of America. The group describes itself as a "no-compromise" gun-rights...
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Asbury Park Press-USA TODAY Sports
July 16, 2018 - 8:56 pm
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has endorsed Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer as Colyer faces a crowded Republican primary featuring a serious challenge on his right. Colyer announced the endorsement Monday. Walker said in a statement that he is backing Colyer in his bid to stay in office because Colyer has...
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July 16, 2018 - 8:50 pm
Authorities say a gunman being investigated in the killing of a university student from India shot and wounded three Kansas City police officers Sunday before dying in an exchange of gunfire with police. The three officers' wounds were not life-threatening. Police said the suspect, whose name has...
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July 16, 2018 - 7:45 pm
A judge has ruled a Kansas woman accused of decapitating her ex-boyfriend's mother is competent for trial. Rachael Hilyard is charged with first-degree murder in the April 2017 death Micki Davis, 63, the mother of Hilyard's ex-boyfriend. Earlier this year Hilyard had been found not competent and...
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