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February 21, 2017 - 11:22 pm
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. - The Douglas County Sheriff's office says the 18-year-old last seen Saturday evening before the boat he was on capsized in a county lake was Cameron Kirchner of Gardner. Kirchner and a friend were on a boat the turned over on the Douglas County State Fishing Lake near Baldwin...
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February 21, 2017 - 11:17 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Kan. - One man is dead after a motorcycle accident on U.S. 160 in Cowley County. It happened a mile east of Cambridge, Kan. after 6:30 p.m. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol a motorcycle was eastbound on U.S. 160 when it veered off the roadway and struck an embankment. The driver,...
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February 21, 2017 - 4:21 pm
WICHITA, Kan. — Shaq Morris had 18 points, Connor Frankamp and Markis McDuffie added 13 apiece and No. 25 Wichita State announced its return to the Top 25 with a 109-83 blitz of Evansville on Tuesday night. Landry Shamet added 12 points and Darral Willis Jr. had 11 for the Shockers (26-4, 16-1...
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February 21, 2017 - 3:09 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - Two deputies with the Sedgwick County Sheriff's office were injured in a crash. It happened around 5:45 p.m. Tuesday afternoon at 21st and Greenwich Rd. KSN News reports that the deputies were headed northbound on Greenwich following the report of an accident at K-254 and Greenwich...
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February 21, 2017 - 2:58 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas lawmakers won't vote on expanding Medicaid until at least April 3. The House Health and Human Services Committee voted Monday to table the bill right before the deadline for committees to pass bills onto the floor. That could kill the bill for this year. Committee Vice Chair...
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February 21, 2017 - 2:48 pm
WICHITA, Kan. - February weather continues to court record or near record highs for this time of year. While many are enjoying the spring-like conditions, there is a down side to the early onset of warm weather. Many insects, including spiders are coming out of their dormancy. And because we have...
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February 21, 2017 - 1:54 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says he will veto a bill that would roll back personal income tax cuts he's championed to help balance the state budget. The governor announced his planned action Tuesday, four days after the Legislature approved the measure. The bill's tax increases are...
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February 21, 2017 - 1:08 pm
AUSTIN, Tex. — A federal judge has stopped Texas from cutting off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015. The decision by U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks on Tuesday preserves what Planned Parenthood says are non-abortion services...
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February 21, 2017 - 1:04 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas legislators have overwhelmingly rejected doubling most of the state's limits on contributions to candidates and political parties. The House voted 101-22 against giving a bill raising contribution limits first-round approval. Lawmakers had been encouraged to raise contribution...
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February 21, 2017 - 1:00 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas House has taken a step to restore guaranteed teacher tenure after GOP lawmakers ended it in 2014. The House gave first-round approval Tuesday after Rep. Jerry Stogsdill, (D-Prairie Village), attached the tenure bill as an amendment to another bill. Supporters say the...
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