Hackathon Q&A: Riverfest event aims to improve Wichita

A civic hackathon, set for June 4-5, is one of the new events at Riverfest this year. If you’ve ever had an inkling of a way to solve some annoyance about life in Wichita or make something easier, you are invited to get involved.

Is partnership between zoo, county at risk?

The Sedgwick County Zoo is much too important to the community for its county operating agreement to be in doubt at all, let alone for months on end. So it was uncomfortable to see the County Commission vote last week to extend the uncertainty until Nov. 18.

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Wife, kids carry on Rose Hill missionary’s legacy

Rose Hill missionaries Martin and Gracia Burnham were taken captive 15 years ago Friday

After more than a year in the jungle, Gracia was freed, but Martin was killed

Kidnapping had profound effects on each family member

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Watch the river that Bleckley Street becomes after the rain

Streets in Wichita neighborhoods turned into rivers after a line of thunderstorms moved slowly through the area. (Video by Brian Corn/The Wichita Eagle)
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Watch the river that Bleckley Street becomes after the rain

What it's like to fill Vanna White's shoes 00:55

What it's like to fill Vanna White's shoes

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