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August 20, 2017 - 5:58 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Parks officials in Kansas City, Missouri, say an 83-year-old Confederate memorial will be removed after it was vandalized. The Missouri Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy asked Kansas City Parks and Recreation officials to remove the monument from its...
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August 20, 2017 - 11:26 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer's legislative voting record gives insight into the course of policy action he's certain to sustain if he wins the governor's race. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Colyer generally has avoided hefty policy pronouncements in recent weeks to focus on...
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August 20, 2017 - 9:09 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former lottery computer programmer who's pleaded guilty in Iowa to running a criminal scheme that allowed him to collect $2 million in lottery winnings in four states is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday. A state prosecutor is seeking a 25-year prison term for former Multi...
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August 20, 2017 - 4:41 am
Airport officials have watched as fares have steadily risen on United Airlines, after low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines ended service between Wichita and Denver nearly five years ago. Now, United is the only remaining carrier offering direct flights there. Today, fares total as much as $800 for...
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August 20, 2017 - 3:21 am
All of us here in Kansas will have to wait until sometime next week to perhaps quit our jobs because we're the country's newest millionaires. The numbers for the $541.9 million Powerball jackpot were drawn Saturday night -- but there was no winner. The jackpot now jumps to $650 million. Numbers...
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August 20, 2017 - 2:04 am
Three people are okay after taking a bumpy landing at Hutchinson Regional Airport Saturday. The incident happened just after 6:00 p.m. Saturday evening. A spokesperson for the airport said it appeared the landing gear did not deploy, potentially causing the small plane to skid before coming to a...
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August 20, 2017 - 12:54 am
Twenty-year old Myles Evans of Goddard will spend 41 months in prison for a DUI crash that killed a retired teacher and a bus driver. Sedgwick County District Judge Stephen Ternes handed down the sentence to Evans this week in connection with the deaths of 72-year old Paul LaBrue and 70-year old...
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KSN News
August 19, 2017 - 7:21 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - Police are investigating after a man was shot in North Wichita late Saturday morning. The shooting occurred around 11:45 AM at a residence in the 1200 block of North Wabash, near 13th and St. Francis. Officer Charley Davidson with the Wichita Police Department says the...
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August 19, 2017 - 7:16 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - A probation sentence has been handed out to a Wichita man for a hit-and-run accident that killed a U.S. Marine. The Sedgwick County district attorney's office said in a statement that 27-year-old Dreu Wikle was sentenced on Friday to two years of probation. If he violates...
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August 19, 2017 - 11:52 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A top Democratic lawmaker says he is joining the crowded race to replace Republican Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback. House Minority Leader Jim Ward of Wichita announced his candidacy Saturday. He had named former Democratic Party chairman Lee Kinch as his campaign treasurer earlier...
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