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KNSS News
January 15, 2019 - 11:27 am
The Wichita City council approved a new economic development agreement with a local company. Fiber Dynamics received a tax exemption from the city in March 2008. Under the terms, the company had to reach a job creation and return on investment target. The company failed to reach the job target...
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KNSS News
January 15, 2019 - 11:14 am
The Wichita City Council swore in a new member on Tuesday. Becky Tuttle be the interim District 2 Council member until the seat is permanently filled in November. She takes over for Pete Meitzner, who was elected to the Sedgwick County Commission.
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Steve McIntosh
January 14, 2019 - 9:53 am
At Tuesday's meeting, the Wichita City Council will look at rescinding a ten-year tax abatement for Fiber Dynamics. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the company created jobs ... but not enough to satisfy their promise to the City. Longwell says when the City offers incentives to businesses, they...
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January 13, 2019 - 5:53 am
Five people suffered minor injuries in a crash on Kellogg near the Hillside exit around 3:30 Saturday afternoon. The Kansas Highway Patrol says two vehicles were traveling east on Kellogg when the lead vehicle slowed down for a previous incident and was rear-ended. The crash tied up traffic on...
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SIPA / USA TODAY
January 13, 2019 - 5:51 am
The operators of a Kansas water park where a 10-year-old boy was decapitated aren't saying whether the attraction will open for the upcoming season. Schlitterbahn spokeswoman Winter Prosapio said Friday in an email that the Texas-based company doesn't have an announcement "at this time" about the...
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Dreamstime
January 12, 2019 - 7:34 pm
Several veterans were honored in Wichita Saturday, but with quilts instead of medals. Quilts of Valor is a national foundation that began in 2003 that honors thousands of veterans all over the country. Several veterans in the Wichita area were honored on Saturday with special quilts. The quilts are...
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January 12, 2019 - 8:25 am
Winter weather is the story across Kansas this morning. Roads in the Wichita area are wet but OK at this time as temperatures have been at or just above freezing overnight. City crews are out treating roads as well. There has been a light accumulation of snow on cars and grassy areas. Officially,...
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Dreamstime
January 12, 2019 - 2:11 am
The Hillsboro Community Hospital remains open today, after their utility bills have been paid in full, removing a threat by the city to shut off power. Just days ago, the city had threatened to shut off power if the hospital didn't pay 30 thousand dollars they owed in utilities. There is currently...
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Dreamstime
January 12, 2019 - 12:45 am
At least one person has died following a two-semi crash in Ellsworth County on Friday. The KHP says a 41-year-old man from Mexico died in the crash. The driver of the second semi, a 23-year-old man from Jefferson Georgia, received minor injuries. According to the KHP, the first semi was traveling...
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Steve McIntosh
January 11, 2019 - 10:08 am
The Boeing Company has announced the new KC 46 Pegasus refueling tankers will be arriving at Wichita's McConnell Air Forcer Base by the end of this month. Kansas 4th District Congressman Ron Estes tells KNSS News "it's great thing", and crews at McConnell are anxious to start training and testing...
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