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April 22, 2018 - 10:04 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — An Australian animal health company that received incentives from the city of Lawrence and Douglas County apparently has closed its Lawrence headquarters. In 2015, Integrated Animal Health moved its global headquarters to Lawrence, prompting the city and county to approve...
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April 22, 2018 - 10:04 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — An Australian animal health company that received incentives from the city of Lawrence and Douglas County apparently has closed its Lawrence headquarters. In 2015, Integrated Animal Health moved its global headquarters to Lawrence, prompting the city and county to approve...
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April 22, 2018 - 4:07 pm
Koch Industries is pushing for a change to a Kansas rule forbidding corporate in-house lawyers unlicensed in the state from providing free legal services to needy outside clients. Koch chief legal counsel Jennifer Adams said the Wichita-based company sees it as an issue of equity in a justice...
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April 22, 2018 - 11:17 am
More than half of Kansas residents aren't using broadband internet despite the availability of the services to nearly everyone in the state. The Hutchinson News reports that the South Central Kansas Economic Development District recently held a broadband symposium in Wichita for providers...
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April 22, 2018 - 10:32 am
Missouri has the highest rate of black homicide victims in the country, with neighboring Kansas coming in the top 10. The Violence Policy Center released a study Wednesday that looked at 2015 data submitted by local law enforcement agencies nationwide to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the...
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April 22, 2018 - 9:47 am
A filmmaker says he still considers Kansas journalist William Allen White as a modern figure, even though the award-winning writer died nearly three-quarters of a century ago. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that filmmaker Kevin Willmott explores the life and legacy of William Allen White with...
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April 22, 2018 - 8:13 am
One person was injured after being shot in southwest Wichita. It happened around 12:30 Saturday afternoon in the 1700 block of S. Euclid. Wichita Police say a suspect went into the residence and shot the victim. The victim called 911 and was later taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening...
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April 21, 2018 - 7:35 pm
A man was been booked into the Sedgwick County jail after fleeing the scene of a fatal crash in Haysville. The crash happened Friday night an the intersection of Hydraulic and E. 71st St. just a few minutes before nine o'clock p.m. Lt. Tim Myers with the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office says that...
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Dreamstime
April 21, 2018 - 6:56 pm
It wasn't pretty outside today but it didn't put a damper on the fun! The Wichita Renaissance Fesitval was held Saturday at Sedgwick County Park. Those who braved the rain were able to enjoy dancing, food, fairies and yes, even pirates. Tim Kasper, one of the many performers at the festival said...
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April 21, 2018 - 10:24 am
A former Dickinson County sheriff's lieutenant pleaded guilty to felony theft for stealing evidence from the sheriff's office. The Salina Journal reports two other charges against 49-year-old Greg Swanson were dropped Thursday in exchange for his guilty plea. Swanson was ordered to forfeit his law...
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