Goddard teacher named one of nation’s best

Denise Scribner, who teaches biology, ecology and forensic science at Goddard Eisenhower High School, is the recipient of the national Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Royals’ winning streak ends at nine after 3-0 loss to Marlins

Marlins ace Jose Fernandez had set a season strikeout record and tamed the Royals with a series of timely escapes as Miami beat Kansas City 3-0 on Wednesday night, ending the Royals’ winning streak at nine games. The Kansas City offense failed to capitalize on three scoring opportunities — one early and two late.

Bombardier Learjet files layoff notices

A Bombardier Business Aircraft spokesman said Thursday the action is related to the company’s efforts announced earlier this week to transfer some Learjet workers to other parts of the company’s Wichita operations.

Happy 45th birthday, Sedgwick County Zoo

The Sedgwick County Zoo first opened 45 years ago on Aug. 25, 1971. Located in a former milo field, the zoo initially had only its American and Asian farms and 117 animals.

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Adam Capps Band live from the Eagle

Adam Capps of the Adam Capps Band plays an acoustic set at the Wichita Eagle on Aug. 24. Original songs, "On the Edge" and "Memories on the Road." (Matt Riedl/The Wichita Eagle)
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Adam Capps Band live from the Eagle 7:27

Adam Capps Band live from the Eagle

A new service to help inventors 1:00

A new service to help inventors

A local version of TED Talks for Wichita 0:54

A local version of TED Talks for Wichita

Grandma will be extra vigilant after receiving racist letter 1:38

Grandma will be extra vigilant after receiving racist letter

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