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Ted Woodward
February 01, 2018 - 1:56 pm
After a 16-year absence, motorcycles are once again officially a part of the Wichita Police Department's transportation fleet. Deputy Chief Gavin Seiler says the officers on motorcycles will be dedicated to traffic issues: "Target high-accident locations, and stop those that speed on our roadways...
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Steve McIntosh
January 29, 2018 - 10:25 am
Last week Mayor Jeff Longwell announced that Wichita is pulling out of the U-S Conference of Mayors. Longwell tells KNSS News the conference has been moving to the "left", politically, and he doesn't like always being "on the opposite side". Today is Kansas Day, celebrating state-hood ... which...
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January 26, 2018 - 10:46 pm
Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell says the city is pulling out of the U.S. Conference of Mayors. The group is made up of mayors from cities with populations of 30,000 or more. KSN News reports that the group of 1,400 mayors get together to discuss policies and goals they want to see implemented. However...
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Steve McIntosh
January 22, 2018 - 10:29 am
Several construction projects are underway in the downtown area ... as Wichita prepares for the NCAA basketball tournament in mid March. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the city wants to make a good impression on thousands of visitors. He says this is "an exciting time for Wichita". The Wichita...
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Steve McIntosh
January 08, 2018 - 10:30 am
Two new faces on the Wichita City Council. Cindy Claycomb and Brandon Johnson will be sworn in this evening at City Hall. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News for the first time, council members will be sworn in at night ... a more convenient time for friends and family to attend. Claycomb and...
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Steve McIntosh
December 04, 2017 - 9:45 am
Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News there's "a really big jobs announcement" coming this week. He says when people hear about it, they'll probably "go out and spend a lot of money on Christmas". The mayor says there is progress on the city's river corridor project... as the City talks with...
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Steve McIntosh
November 06, 2017 - 10:13 am
The Wichita City Council Tuesday will begin the process for gaining public input on what to do with Century Two entertainment and convention center. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News the city council needs to measure 'the scope of the public's engagement. The Wichita City Council Tuesday will...
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Steve McIntosh
October 23, 2017 - 10:04 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Sedgwick, Cloud, and Montgomery Counties are finalists for aTyson chicken-processing plant that would mean millions of dollars and hundreds of new jobs. Wichita Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News his involvement in attracting the plant has been mimnimal. He says this a...
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Steve McIntosh
October 16, 2017 - 9:52 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Tuesday, the Wichita City Council will finalize plans for the Stryker Multi-sport complex at 21st and Greenwich, in east Wichita. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News it's a 22 million-dollar project. The idea is to attract youth sports events and develop business in the area...
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Steve McIntosh
October 09, 2017 - 10:43 am
WICHITA, KaN. (KNSS) - The Wichita City Council Tuesday will look at creating a citizens review board to assist the police department with challenging cases. Mayor Jeff Longwell tells KNSS News it will probably be a board of seven or eight people. He says the city manager is working out details...
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