<![CDATA[Breaking News, Sports, Weather & More | Kansas.com &]]> http://www.kansas.com/ en-us Tue, 17 May 2016 14:40:28 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 17 May 2016 14:40:28 CDT Homepage 60 webmaster@wichitaeagle.com How to identify what is - and what isn't - poison ivy http://www.kansas.com/living/home-garden/article86078147.html#storylink=rss We all know “leaves of three, let it be” when it comes to identifying and avoiding poison ivy. But when you’re in the garden or out on the trail, it can be surprisingly difficult to know which plants are and are not poison ivy. We're here to help.

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When even gangs complain, you know you have a problem http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article85997687.html#storylink=rss Wichita police chief takes on “problem properties”

Such properties suck up too much manpower, costs, Ramsay says

Chief says police lack tools, that new ordinances are possible

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They're not paychecks, but major college athletes got extra scholarship stipends for first time this school year http://www.kansas.com/sports/college/article86049657.html#storylink=rss Full-scholarship athletes at major programs were given about $2,000 to $5,000 more per year

Stipends were used for extra food, gas money and to help some players' families back home

Smaller athletic programs, like UMKC and Missouri State, still phasing in full cost of attendance to players

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Approved school funding plan may be ‘equitable,’ but what about ‘adequate’? http://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/article85984012.html#storylink=rss School finance plan passed with overwhelming bipartisanship Friday

Kansas schools will stay open next month

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Baby boomers’ retirement: The country’s biggest and most predictable train wreck? http://www.kansas.com/news/business/article85976327.html#storylink=rss Aging population is a massive global issue

By 2029, 20 percent of the population will be 65 or older

Medicare and Social Security will be strained by all the baby boomers

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New police chief on patrol: a chase, an arrest – and a grass-stained uniform http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article86006707.html#storylink=rss “I still love going out on the streets. I learn by doing.”

His only “injury”: grass-stained uniform pants

He gets to know fleeing motorcyclist

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Kansas forward Perry Ellis headed to summer league with Dallas Mavericks http://www.kansas.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article85970552.html#storylink=rss Wichita native and All-Big 12 forward Perry Ellis went undrafted Thursday night

Ellis will play in summer league with Dallas Mavericks in Las Vegas July 8-18

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Hot Rod Power Tour has grown a bit in 20 years http://www.kansas.com/cars/article85689747.html#storylink=rss The 2016 Power Tour covered 1,500 miles and four states in a week’s time

Wichita served as next-to-last stop in this year’s event, which ended in Kansas City

Somewhere between 5,000 to 6,000 hot rods, customs and muscle cars were on display

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12 fun things to do in the Wichita area this weekend (June 25-26, 2016) http://www.kansas.com/entertainment/article85819487.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:02:01 CDT

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Water playground opens at Buffalo Park http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article85589237.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:10:48 CDT

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Former Kansas governors form coalition to oppose Brownback policies http://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/article85822717.html#storylink=rss Save Kansas Coalition wants to “educate Kansas voters” on “destructive policies” of Brownback, Legislature

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‘Doc’ cleared for testing at McConnell http://www.kansas.com/news/business/aviation/article85838327.html#storylink=rss Group still must perform final tests on plane, including taxi tests

Plane expected to be in air in next few weeks

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What caused death of 2-year-old who was found in Wichita field? http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article85788162.html#storylink=rss Jhornee Bland, 2, was found dead in a field May 9

Autopsy results: Undetermined cause and manner of death

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Brownback says he will sign school finance plan passed by lawmakers http://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/article85793822.html#storylink=rss Bill would send $10.3 million in additional aid to Wichita school district

Plaintiff districts think bill meets equity standard

Plan would use sale of Kansas Bioscience Authority for school finance fix

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Wichita servers reveal the 10 things diners do that irk them most http://www.kansas.com/entertainment/restaurants/dining-with-denise-neil/article85798497.html#storylink=rss I recently offered waiters and waitresses a chance to share their customer pet peeves

Several responded with tales of mistreatment, rudeness and bad tipping

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Proposed constitutional amendment on school funding fails in Kansas Senate http://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/article85792762.html#storylink=rss Amendment’s goal: prevent Supreme Court from closing schools

Measure fails by 26-13 vote, short of majority needed to send it to House

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Downtown Diversity Jam aims to use music to bring people together http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article86115987.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 26 Jun 2016 17:20:51 CDT

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Royals finish what Ian Kennedy starts in 6-1 victory over Astros http://www.kansas.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article86115047.html#storylink=rss KC starter strikes out a season-high 11 batters

Royals starters had surrendered 19 runs in four innings or fewer over previous two games

Kendrys Morales hits two solo home runs, Cheslor Cuthbert adds a two-run shot

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Multiple people stabbed at neo-Nazi event outside California state Capitol http://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/national/article86097112.html#storylink=rss Sacramento, Calif., Fire Department officials describe it as a “mass casualty” event

Riot involved more than 150 anarchists and “anti-fascist” protestors and about 25 neo-Nazis, police said

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80-year-old who didn’t want to just sit around in retirement earns high school diploma http://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/national/article86083282.html#storylink=rss Camilla Jean Woodard left school in 1953 to help on the farm

She found out computers replaced ink wells and math got crazy hard

She aced it this year with her 78-year-old friend

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Violence amid prayer is making places of worship take this step http://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/national/article86102787.html#storylink=rss Greater Miami Jewish Federation brings aboard FBI special agent

Florida Jews, Muslims have seen a surge in threats in the past year

Churches have also been targets

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Kenny Chesney announces officer’s death, then calls him to apologize http://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/national/article86097427.html#storylink=rss The officer, who was supposed to attend Chesney’s concert, was shot several times but survived

After he was shot, the officer made a video saying, ‘Kenny, don’t forget me!’

Chesney told concertgoers that the officer was supposed to be there but died on his hospital bed

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John Brown comes to life for Wichita Pachyderm Club http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article86097497.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 26 Jun 2016 15:14:14 CDT

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First responders who treat injured pets get protection from lawsuits http://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/national/article86094197.html#storylink=rss In Ohio it is illegal for firefighters or paramedics to provide first aid to pets

New law will allow them to administer lifesaving aid without fear of liability

Law doesn’t require them to treat pets, and people can’t call 911 when their pet is injured

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Keep your eyes on the road and avoid risks of texting while driving http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article86097847.html#storylink=rss Distracted-driving deaths keep increasing year after year

Distraction now causes at least one out of 10 traffic fatalities

Hands-free technology not a good solution, WSU scientist says

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SweePee Rambo, blind with an oozing sore, is crowned World’s Ugliest Dog http://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/national/article86040337.html#storylink=rss The 17-year-old Chinese Crested Chihuahua with legs bowed out like a frog was sporting a mohawk

Fifteen other malformed pooches competed in the contest, where the presidential election was running theme

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He escaped Afghan violence, only to be attacked in a California parking lot http://www.kansas.com/news/nation-world/national/article86080942.html#storylink=rss Faisal Razmal survived years on the battlefield in Afghanistan working as a translator for U.S. forces

In Sacramento, he lost the sight in one eye when he was shot with a flare gun during an attempted robbery

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Sedgwick County calls for more election workers http://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/article86095912.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 26 Jun 2016 14:55:56 CDT

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Don’t let your fireworks fun get out of hand http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article86095862.html#storylink=rss 30 fireworks tents coming to Wichita

Fireworks regulations vary by location

Illegal fireworks the leading cause of injuries in Wichita in 2015

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GraceMed begins work on South YMCA clinic http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article86094967.html#storylink=rss GraceMed ran into funding obstacles

Clinic part of effort to expand south-side health care access

Clinic will open in early 2017

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