<![CDATA[Breaking News, Sports, Weather & More | The Wichita Eagle & Kansas.com]]> http://www.kansas.com/ en-us Fri, 15 May 2015 11:18:25 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Fri, 15 May 2015 11:18:25 CDT Homepage 60 Golf rounds, attendance rise at Wichita’s public courses http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22187241.html#storylink=rss Rounds are up at each of Wichita’s five public golf courses at the end of the first quarter, city officials say.

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Eisenhower Airport’s new parking options explained http://www.kansas.com/news/business/aviation/article22256238.html#storylink=rss Eisenhower National Airport parking changes are set to occur a week before the new terminal opens.

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Countdown to Eagle Medallion Hunt begins http://www.kansas.com/entertainment/river-festival/article21960771.html#storylink=rss On Thursday, The Eagle will release its first clue about the medallion’s whereabouts. This year’s prize is a patio set worth $2,400.

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Wichita developer starts ‘civic hacking’ group http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22182294.html#storylink=rss The group’s aim is to identify community problems, look for solutions in data and present those solutions to public officials.

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Memorial Day speakers emphasize military deaths come in peace and war (VIDEO) http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22194828.html#storylink=rss Resthaven Cemetery’s annual Memorial Day service draws hundreds of people.

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Jeremy Guthrie implodes as Yankees pummel Royals 14-1 http://www.kansas.com/sports/article22190103.html#storylink=rss 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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Summer food program to offer free meals at 44 sites for Wichita children http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22177596.html#storylink=rss For millions of children who count on free breakfasts and lunches during the school year, summertime can be a hungry time.

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Severe storms could return Monday afternoon in south-central Kansas http://www.kansas.com/news/weather/article22178541.html#storylink=rss A meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Wichita says chances of tornadoes, however, are low.

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Kids injured as waterspout sends bounce house flying (video) http://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/national/article22219122.html#storylink=rss Three children in the inflatable house on a South Florida beach were alert when they were taken to a hospital, Fort Lauderdale police said.

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PHOTOS: Memorial Day observance at Resthaven http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22185234.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 13:38:37 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22185234.html Events planned in Kansas for Memorial Day http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article21556884.html#storylink=rss This Memorial Day weekend throughout Kansas, there will be flyovers and flags. Graves will be decorated.

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Thu, 21 May 2015 08:22:37 CDT

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Squad member to pay tribute to Wichita Marine who died in 1969 http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22168107.html#storylink=rss This Memorial Day weekend, one of Rhodes’ buddies will travel to Wichita to visit Rhodes’ grave at Resthaven Gardens of Memory in west Wichita. Wayne Montgomery said he is representing the 3rd Squad, 3rd Platoon, Charlie Company from the 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division.

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Here’s what lawmakers’ pay, food and housing costs Kansas taxpayers each day http://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/article22139283.html#storylink=rss It is costing taxpayers between $43,000 and $45,000 a day to keep the Legislature open now that lawmakers have surpassed the 90th day of the session as they look for a fix to the state’s budget hole.

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The Udall tornado: Kansas town remembers the day it disappeared (PHOTOS) http://www.kansas.com/news/state/article21742008.html#storylink=rss There aren’t many people left who crawled out of the rubble the night this small town died more than half a century ago. For those who remain, however, certain memories will never fade. “There are two Udalls,” resident Beth Evans said. “The one before the tornado and the one after.”

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Summer in Wichita ushers in the Car Show Capital http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22140660.html#storylink=rss On just about every spring or summer weekend, the Air Capital of the World becomes the Car Show Capital.

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Sun, 24 May 2015 14:21:41 CDT

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Swimming Is Good aims to give pool passes to needy Wichita kids http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22138095.html#storylink=rss Jane Deterding wants to make sure Wichita children get to swim this summer, even if their families don’t have much money.

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China’s army plays down South China Sea island-building http://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/world/article22322496.html#storylink=rss Trying to deflect criticism over an issue seen as inflaming tensions in the region, Chinese officials compare its controversial island-building in the South China Sea to ordinary construction such as road-building going on elsewhere in the country.

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Mon, 25 May 2015 19:41:00 CDT

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Afghan forces struggle as Taliban seeks northern stronghold http://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/world/article22320429.html#storylink=rss The Taliban and allied militants appear to be trying to carve out a new safe haven in northern Afghanistan that could give them access to Central Asia and China, Afghan officials say.

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Mon, 25 May 2015 19:21:00 CDT By Lynne O’Donnell

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Where kids live matters http://www.kansas.com/opinion/editorials/article21722226.html#storylink=rss 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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Questions about future of 3.2 beer market http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article21723249.html#storylink=rss Trouble may be ahead for 3.2 products in Kansas, one of only five states in which 3.2 beer is sold.

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Mon, 25 May 2015 19:07:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article21723249.html
Letters on excessive lawmakers, bicycle dangers, financial advisers http://www.kansas.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article21722457.html#storylink=rss We could enjoy vastly lower legislative costs and much more legislative efficiency if we’d reduce our senators and legislators in Kansas to match the citizen-lawmaker ratio in Congress.

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Opinion Line (May 26) http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article21722805.html#storylink=rss “Rome is burning” and the only thing the Kansas Legislature can get passed is fantasy football and Uber. Way to go, and with overtime pay at that.

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Opinion Line Extra (May 26) http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/opinion-line/article21723675.html#storylink=rss Would someone in Congress please introduce legislation to return Texas to Mexico? After all, we did steal it from them. This important move would increase the average IQ of the U.S. population by at least 20 points.

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Davis Merritt: Debate future Middle East policy, not the past http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/article21721707.html#storylink=rss With 17 agonizing months of presidential campaigning left, how many Americans do you suppose want to spend them hearing the candidates triangulate their positions on whether George W. Bush’s decision to destroy Iraq was a correct one?

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Mark McCormick: National Museum of African American History and Culture has Kansas links http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/article21722520.html#storylink=rss The CBS News program “60 Minutes” recently took viewers on a virtual tour of the National Museum of African American History and Culture being built in Washington, D.C. It’s set to open next year. What you may not realize, however, is the debt that beautiful building – and much of the history in it – owes to Kansas.

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Dubious, bogus and utterly phony headlines http://www.kansas.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/now-consider-this/article21723525.html#storylink=rss Biker-Brawl Suspects Only Slightly Outnumber Republican Candidates

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Crews work to save animals after fire at Lawrence pet store http://www.kansas.com/news/state/article22294473.html#storylink=rss LAWRENCE – Veterinarians and emergency officials worked to save animals after a fire broke out at a Kansas pet store.

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Lightning strike causes house fire in Goddard; no injuries http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22264566.html#storylink=rss The severe storms also caused an SUV to be swept off the road in Crawford County.

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The Latest: Evacuations underway in Austin due to flooding http://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/article22320261.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 03:01:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/article22320261.html Fire at rest home in central China kills 38 people http://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/article22253505.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 02:56:04 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/article22253505.html