<![CDATA[Breaking News, Sports, Weather & More | Kansas.com &]]> http://www.kansas.com/ en-us Thu, 21 Apr 2016 09:20:20 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 21 Apr 2016 09:20:20 CDT Homepage 60 webmaster@wichitaeagle.com Christian group seeks ‘early marriage’ retreat in Wichita http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article75983632.html#storylink=rss Group encourages marriage before age 20

Camp Hiawatha says it won’t host “Get Them Married” event

District attorney: Betrothals legal as long as all parties consent

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Sedgwick County staff: Put law enforcement training center at Wichita State http://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/article75807097.html#storylink=rss Officers, deputies currently train in an aging former elementary school

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Feud ends in fatal shooting at Calvary Towers http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article75764177.html#storylink=rss Man, 59, arrested Wednesday afternoon

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Wichita 2-year-old celebrates his heart transplant’s first anniversary http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article75980867.html#storylink=rss BJ Engram received a heart transplant at 18 months old

People now wouldn’t know anything was wrong with him

His family will celebrate “BJ Day”

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Angelo’s ready to accept dine-in customers on Saturday http://www.kansas.com/entertainment/restaurants/dining-with-denise-neil/article75781792.html#storylink=rss The restaurant has been open since March but for carryout only

Staff is now being trained for table service

Liquor license should be ready in about a month

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Cinnamon rolls and casseroles a drawing card for tiny Kansas town http://www.kansas.com/news/state/article75528642.html#storylink=rss Family Food Store in Sawyer is drawing people for its homemade food and atmosphere

Sawyer is a 90-minute drive from Wichita

Key to store’s success is all about diversification

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Feed worker likely caused Amtrak derailment in Kansas http://www.kansas.com/news/state/article75627932.html#storylink=rss Records show a driver didn’t use the truck’s brakes while parked

The truck rolled downhill and struck the railroad tracks

The brakes worked properly even after the derailment

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Wichita man pleads guilty in Kansas voter fraud case http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article75545277.html#storylink=rss Ron Weems pleaded guilty to three misdemeanors

He agreed to pay fines; no jail time or probation ordered

Double voting was “inadvertent,” defense attorney says

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Planned Parenthood sues state after being defunded by Brownback administration http://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/article75538382.html#storylink=rss State to defund Planned Parenthood next week

Order came from Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback

Planned Parenthood filed suit against the state Wednesday

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EPA sued over fracking waste-disposal rules amid worry over earthquakes http://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/national/article75657002.html#storylink=rss Groups want the EPA to update regulations

The rules were written well before the oil and gas boom

Fracking has been linked to an increase in earthquakes

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Number of homeless increases in Sedgwick County, survey shows http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article75649897.html#storylink=rss But chronic homelessness has dropped sharply

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Zoo director: New elephants settling in ahead of exhibit opening http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article75514072.html#storylink=rss Mark Reed says the sudden elephant transfer from Africa was necessary

New exhibit to be named Reed Family Elephants of the Zambezi River Valley

Exhibit opens May 27 with sneak preview for zoo members May 11, 12 and 13

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Heads of KU, K-State blast proposed change to higher ed funding http://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/article75616467.html#storylink=rss Provision bases cuts on all funding instead of state aid

That means larger universities with research dollars would have bigger cuts

Smaller universities would be cut less

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Franklin’s takes little off the top, leaves Wichita customers with much more http://www.kansas.com/news/business/article75638337.html#storylink=rss Customers get more than a fresh cut at barber shop on North Hillside

Owner Troy Franklin started the business in 1995

Regular customers say shop is also a counseling center, sounding board and life help desk

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What passed, what didn’t in this year’s Kansas legislative session http://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/article75441292.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 03 May 2016 18:56:35 CDT

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Trump becomes presumptive Republican presidential nominee as Cruz drops out http://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/national/article75420627.html#storylink=rss Trump calls Cruz ‘brave’

Bernie Sanders as the winner of the Democratic primary in Indiana

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Obama proposes to close loopholes amid Panama Papers http://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/article75972777.html#storylink=rss Treasury to create federal registry of company owners

White House urges ratification of information-sharing tax treaties

These moves are the first responses after a month of near-silence on revelations

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Man critically wounded in shooting in west Wichita http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article76047502.html#storylink=rss Shooting reported near I-235 and Central

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Great-grandmother never thought she’d have to kill someone http://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/national/article76047627.html#storylink=rss 80-year-old uses gun against home intruder

She says her whole family could have been killed

Husband remains in the hospital

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These vegan restaurant owners began quietly eating meat. Then their customers found out. http://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/national/article76044642.html#storylink=rss Matthew and Terces Engelhart run a large vegan restaurant chain in California

They blogged about eating meat last year, but when customers found out it sparked outrage

The Engelharts have a history of business conflicts and lawsuits

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Joe Paterno knew about Sandusky sex abuse in 1976, insurer says http://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/article76014327.html#storylink=rss Documents say child told Joe Paterno he was abused

Judge issues split decision on court case

Penn State paid out millions in settlements

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Presidential candidates no longer race to the Kentucky Derby http://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/national/article76037577.html#storylink=rss Kentucky Derby used to draw a lot of celebrities and politicians

Celebrities still head to the event, but presidential candidates are absent this year

Kate Upton, Aaron Rodgers and Kid Rock among expected celebrities

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Toddlers trigger brutal stretch of gun deaths http://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/world/article75967487.html#storylink=rss At least 30 people were killed in accidental shootings last year in which the shooter was 5 or younger, a gun-control advocacy group says

“It’s clearly a tragedy, but it’s not something that’s widespread,” says spokesman for Gun Owners of America

Prosecutors face question of whether to charge stricken parent or family member with a crime

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Sen. Marco Rubio’s political rehabilitation http://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/article76038202.html#storylink=rss What does a former presidential candidate do after a crushing home-state loss?

For Rubio, the answer has been to hunker down in the U.S. Senate

‘My goal coming back was to finish strong’

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Oregon company buys, renames Alzheimer’s home in Wichita http://www.kansas.com/news/business/article76039242.html#storylink=rss Anthem Memory Care bought former Cypress Springs on Webb Road

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Got rats? These homeless cats are for hire. http://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/national/article76032457.html#storylink=rss Shelters are matchmakers for antisocial cats and people who have rodent problems

There are “working cat” programs across the U.S.

“Predator pheromones” help keep rats at bay

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Free self-defense class for women tonight http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article76033377.html#storylink=rss Class at 6:30 p.m. Friday night

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Truck dumps 50,000 pounds of potatoes on N.C. highway http://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/national/article76015072.html#storylink=rss Highway closed at Morehead Street exit, causing backups to Brookshire Freeway exit

State DOT: I-77 not expected to reopen until about noon

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Drones, air ambulances topics of new aviation director’s talk http://www.kansas.com/news/business/aviation/article76018557.html#storylink=rss Kansas Aviation Director Merrill Atwater was the keynote speaker at Wichita Aero Club’s May luncheon

Atwater says aviation accounts for 10 percent of Kansas economy and has $13.5 billion economic impact

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The week ahead in Wichita May 6-12 http://www.kansas.com/entertainment/article76022417.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 06 May 2016 07:40:30 CDT

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