Wichita, Kansas

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November 26, 2017 - 12:42 am
The Saturday after Thanksgiving is known as Small Business Saturday, and local vendors and stores were very busy. In 2010, American Express created Small Business Saturday in response to small business owners’ biggest need: getting more customers in their doors during the weeks between Thanksgiving...
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November 24, 2017 - 6:50 pm
Wichita ranks 35th among the deadliest major cities in the country, according to a survey by the Major Cities Chiefs Association. The survey concluded that many crimes, such as homicides, rapes, robberies and aggravated assaults are on the rise nationwide. Sixty-two U.S. police agencies and 9...
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November 16, 2017 - 3:03 pm
Tammy Snow, a nearly 30-year veteran of the Wichita Fire Department (WFD), has been appointed head of the department following a national search, City Manager Robert Layton announced on Thursday. Snow has served as the WFD interim Chief since July, when longtime Fire Chief Ronald D. Blackwell...
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Ted Woodward
November 15, 2017 - 3:02 pm
A Wichita woman has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for robbing three local businesses, according to U.S. Attorney Tom Beall. 26-year-old Christina Messerschmidt pleaded guilty to committing the following robberies: ·June 14, 2017: Kwik Shop at 2809 E. Douglas in Wichita. She...
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November 15, 2017 - 5:28 am
Boeing and flydubai have signed a landmark agreement today for 225 737 MAX airplanes with a list price value of $27 billion. The deal represents the largest-ever single-aisle jet order – by number of airplanes and total value – from a Middle East carrier. Signed at the 2017 Dubai Airshow in...
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Ted Woodward
November 14, 2017 - 10:44 am
Police are investigating a murder case in the northwest part of Wichita, near 21st Street North & 119th West. Police Lt. Todd Ojile says late Monday night, some property belonging to a woman was found in Andover. Wichita police went to the woman's house in the 2200 block of N. Parkridge, but...
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November 11, 2017 - 11:52 am
Big-name acts like Paul McCartney and Neil Diamond helped the Intrust Bank Arena in Wichita more than triple its profits this year. The Wichita Eagle reports the high-priced acts also led to a 43 percent increase in the average ticket price at the arena. Arena management reported total net income...
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November 11, 2017 - 3:57 am
Cargill is again doing its part to help Kansas families in need this holiday season. On Thursday, a semi loaded with about 3,200 Cargill honeysuckle turkeys arrived at the Kansas Food Bank, marking the eleventh year that Cargill has donated to the food bank. Todd Fawvery, Vice-President of Sales...
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November 09, 2017 - 2:26 pm
Wichita residents can apply to serve on the Wichita Citizen Review Board (CRB) by visiting the City of Wichita website to complete an application at the following link: Wichita Citizen Review Board The creation of the CRB was approved by the City Council at its regular meeting on Oct. 10. The CRB...
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November 08, 2017 - 4:03 pm
Wichita police are using 97 cameras to monitor the Old Town area for safety. Some of those cameras are being used for traffic enforcement. The intersections police are monitoring include 1st and Washington, 2nd and Washington, and 3rd and Mead. Police said they have written tickets for a number of...
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