Cat stuck in tree for five days needs a home (VIDEO)

A brown kitty named Oakie with bright orange eyes is in need of a home after being rescued from high in a tree early Sunday morning. The Wichita Animal Action League, a local animal rescue group, got Oakie out of the tree using a plastic laundry basket – and a little bit of teamwork.

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Where kids live matters

New research found that where low-income children grow up can have a significant impact on their future earnings and success. Unfortunately, it also found that Sedgwick County is not a good place for income mobility – a problem that local and state leaders need to tackle.

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Jeremy Guthrie implodes as Yankees pummel Royals 14-1

As he stumbled along in the worst start of his big-league career, Jeremy Guthrie evoked the Kansas City organization’s 29-year march of futility in an 14-1 loss Monday to the New York Yankees. The Royals entered the day with the best record in baseball, but Guthrie’s performance drew comparisons with bleaker days.


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Time for urgency at Statehouse

When state legislators returned Tuesday for the session’s 96th day, there was very little lawmaking – and the talk was of finishing their work not in a matter of hours or days but weeks. Where is the urgency?

Letters to the Editor

Letters on Clinton, Ex-Im Bank, housing covenants

This is the first time I have seen a presidential candidate run a campaign incognito – from behind a pair of sunglasses and appearing in carefully staged “media events.” Hillary Clinton acts more like she’s afraid she’s being profiled on “America’s Most Wanted” than she does someone running for president of the United States.


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