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3rd re-sentencing for man who put kids in dryer
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July 21, 2014
A Hutchinson man convicted of putting two children in a hot clothes dryer as punishment will be resentenced for the third time.
Kansas gets $31.8 million from federal program
July 21, 2014
A U.S. Treasury Department program brought $31.8 million to Kansas last year, and that number could grow in the future.
Task force wants to bring Amtrak back to Emporia
July 21, 2014
A group of Emporia residents is exploring the possibility of returning Amtrak to the northeast Kansas city.
Kansas City Connection: A new bakery, and a matter of records
July 21, 2014
This week, Kansas City Connection recommends a delicious new bakery and a vinyl record store that’s practically a museum.
Driver’s ed teachers worried about waning programs
July 20, 2014
Driver education instructors are alarmed at the declining emphasis on teaching youngsters how to drive at a time when the number of distractions is growing exponentially.
Kansas House race divides anti-abortion community
July 20, 2014
A Republican primary battle between a congressman and his longtime predecessor has deeply divided social conservatives in Wichita, a city that for years has been a flashpoint in the national fight over abortion rights.
Man with concealed gun had to leave Salina theater
July 16, 2014
A man with a legal concealed weapon was asked to leave a Salina movie theater after other customers complained.
Kansas candidate says arrest was ‘mistake’
July 16, 2014
A Kansas House of Representatives candidate says his arrest on suspicion of having an open container of alcohol and traffic violations was a mistake.
Wichita State, engineering firm form partnership
July 16, 2014
Wichita State University says it has formed a partnership with an engineering services company from India that it hopes will eventually create new jobs and avoid big layoffs in the aerospace industry.
Lawmakers worry about teacher fingerprinting
July 15, 2014
A state agency should reconsider fingerprinting 33,000 longtime Kansas public school teachers, a legislative committee recommended.
Koch group makes big ad buy for Kansas congressman
July 15, 2014
A conservative group with ties to billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch is spending big money to thank U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo for his work in Congress amid a bitter race for his seat.
Kansas Republicans back Davis in governor’s race
July 15, 2014
Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger and more than 100 other Republicans are endorsing the presumed Democratic nominee for governor.
State begins distributing withheld tax refunds
July 14, 2014
The state is now distributing about 20,000 tax refunds that were frozen for two weeks at the end of the last fiscal year.
3 die in traffic accident in south-central Kansas
July 14, 2014
A south-central teenager and two adults have died after collision involving a driver going the wrong way on a state highway.
Kansas couple seeking to resolve theft charges
July 14, 2014
One Kansas parent has reached a deal to avoid trial for stealing thousands of dollars from a Topeka elementary school’s parent-teacher organization, and her husband is working to land a similar agreement.
Kansas City Connection: Cornering the farmers markets
July 14, 2014
The Kansas City area is filled with a wide variety of farmers markets that are well worth a visit. This week I’d like to take a look at some of the most interesting weekend and weekday markets in the area.
K-State researcher says virus has come to Kansas
July 13, 2014
A mosquito-borne illness that a top Kansas State University researcher says can knock people down for weeks or months at a time has come to Kansas but usually isn’t fatal.
Analysis: Kansas gun suit recalls Brown aftermath
July 13, 2014
A national gun control group is trying to bolster its legal and public case against a Kansas law challenging federal firearms regulations by arguing that it revives an old, discredited states-rights doctrine.
Osage County man dies in tractor accident
July 10, 2014
The Osage County Sheriff’s Office says a 78-year-old man died when his tractor overturned.
Sedgwick County says inmate accidentally released
July 10, 2014
Sedgwick County authorities are searching for an inmate who was accidentally released from jail.