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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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February 21, 2017 - 8:41 am
TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas House has advanced a bill to allow the state commission that certifies law enforcement officers to close records about officers who have been fired or disciplined. House members gave first-round approval to the bill on a voice vote. The chamber expects to take a final vote...
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February 21, 2017 - 8:25 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A Missouri man has been charged with attempting to provide support to ISIS by plotting a President's Day attack in Kansas City. Robert Hester thought the people he was talking to about launching a terror attack were associated with the Islamic State. Court records said they were...
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February 21, 2017 - 8:09 am
WICHITA, Kan. - Last Friday morning, somebody placed a phone call to a department at City Hall in downtown Wichita, saying there was a bomb there. The building was checked, and nothing was found. Investigators tried to trace the source of the phone call, but they were not able to track the owner of...
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