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Wichita Children’s Home names new CEO

April 24 at 7:27 p.m.

Debbie Kennedy was taken on a tour of the Wichita Children’s Home about five years ago by a lawyer who advocated for children there. Like others before her, Kennedy was moved by the grim and unsettling stories one can hear there. It’s a shelter for children who have been abused, neglected, disowned.

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Lightning hits tree, damages Woodman school in southwest Wichita

April 24 at 6:44 p.m.

A lightning bolt from a thunderstorm blasted a beloved cottonwood tree in the courtyard next to Woodman Elementary in southwest Wichita Thursday morning, sending bark flying that injured a man bringing his granddaughter to the school and shattering several classroom windows.

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April 24 at 10:01 p.m.

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Alan Jackson bringing ‘Bluegrass’ tour to Hartman Arena

April 24 at 9:18 p.m.

Hats off to Alan Jackson. The accomplished singer-songwriter, who was second only to Garth Brooks in terms of popularity during the 1990s, has made his fortune and his legacy is carved into country music’s mythic Mount Rushmore. Jackson has sold more than 60 million albums and won two Grammys and 16 CMA Awards. He’s accomplished more than most, and now he’s doing it for himself.

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Eagle editorial: More ups, downs for Wichita

April 24 at 5:55 a.m.

Six years after the bottom fell out of the nation’s economy, Wichita is seeing successes but also far too many job losses.

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