<![CDATA[Breaking News, Sports, Weather & More | Kansas.com &]]> http://www.kansas.com/ en-us Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:07:19 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:07:19 CDT Homepage 60 9 fun things to do in the Wichita area this weekend (Aug. 1-2) http://www.kansas.com/entertainment/article29732656.html#storylink=rss Welcome to August! Here are some of the things going on in the Wichita area this first weekend of the month:

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Rally in Old Town denounces Sedgwick County budget cuts http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29721493.html#storylink=rss About 150 people gathered in Old Town Square in downtown Wichita on Friday, hoping to demonstrate public backlash against the cuts proposed in Sedgwick County’s 2016 recommended budget and sway some commissioners before the final budget is adopted Aug. 12.

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Purple martins choose Old Town for late-summer roost (+video) http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29701987.html#storylink=rss Every evening for about the past week, thousands of purple martins have been gathering to roost in a small line of trees in Wichita’s party area. They’ll eventually migrate en masse to South America.

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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:38:22 CDT

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Wichita police search for 4-month-old boy missing for 3 weeks (+video) http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29693191.html#storylink=rss Wichita police are asking the public’s help in locating a 4-month-old child reported missing for about three weeks.

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Suspect in Sedgwick County Courthouse threat a felon without gun rights, sheriff says http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article29720869.html#storylink=rss Several times over the past year, people in downtown Wichita have called 911 to report a man carrying an assault rifle, with a handgun and ax tucked into his waistband.

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Getting your house ready for back to school http://www.kansas.com/living/home-garden/article29651776.html#storylink=rss Calendars and bins can help organize the house for back to school.

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Another Leadsled Spectacular in the books http://www.kansas.com/cars/article29733817.html#storylink=rss Salina proves again that it’s a car town.

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Unique new wine bottles feature Wichita, WSU etchings http://www.kansas.com/entertainment/restaurants/dining-with-denise-neil/article29535709.html#storylink=rss Manos Wine has just entered the market, selling eye-catching bottles of wine in local liquor stores.

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Pompeo trying to make law http://www.kansas.com/opinion/editorials/article29589763.html#storylink=rss In a Congress that launches many bills just for show, Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Wichita, is actually trying to make law.

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Kansas DCF: Single adults won’t be barred from being foster parents http://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/article29645533.html#storylink=rss A Kansas Department for Children and Families official said Friday that the state will continue to allow qualified single adults to serve as foster parents for abused and neglected children, but she said her agency isn’t ready to say whether it will allow married same-sex couples to do so.

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Woman walking to relative’s house struck, killed by train next to K-15 http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29628760.html#storylink=rss A 39-year-old woman was struck and killed by a train Friday morning as she walked on the tracks south of K-15 and 31st South, police said.

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Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s budget cuts announced http://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/article29585017.html#storylink=rss Gov. Sam Brownback will issue $62.6 million in budget cuts and fund transfers to shore up the state’s cash reserves, his budget director announced Thursday.

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Finishing School for Modern Women to debut in September (+video) http://www.kansas.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/carrie-rengers/article29595997.html#storylink=rss Business consultant Jill Miller is starting a new finishing school to help women advance personally and professionally.

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Ranzau’s comments about Spirit still rankle some http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29612434.html#storylink=rss The dispute is over how much Sedgwick County should contribute to support company training.

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Youth basketball national championship tourney draws 5,000 competitors to Wichita http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29604439.html#storylink=rss At this weekend’s Mid America Youth Basketball National Championship in Wichita, more than 5,000 boys will compete – all for different reasons.

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Facebook comments about storming Sedgwick County Courthouse lead to man’s arrest (+video) http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article29562322.html#storylink=rss Authorities have arrested a man who allegedly threatened to storm the Sedgwick County Courthouse and kill law enforcement officers if a man on trial for murder had been found guilty.

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Wichita weather: Sunny, warm, light breezes http://www.kansas.com/news/weather/finger-on-the-weather/article29734336.html#storylink=rss A sunny Saturday is in store for the Wichita area, forecasters say.

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Saturday: 21st annual WFO Guys Car Show, downtown Augusta, 2-10 p.m. Call Jeremy at 316-765-2668.

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Two hurt when car crashes into pond near Kellogg, Dugan http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article29733850.html#storylink=rss Two people were hurt — one of them seriously — when a car crashed into a pond early Saturday morning, authorities said.

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Wichita gardener’s almanac for Aug. 1 http://www.kansas.com/living/home-garden/article29733712.html#storylink=rss Wichita gardener’s almanac for Aug. 1

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Jenks has balancing act with NBC schedule http://www.kansas.com/sports/other-sports/nbc-baseball/article29733649.html#storylink=rss Organizing a bracket of only 16 teams shouldn’t be that difficult. At least that’s what most people would think.

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Sat, 01 Aug 2015 08:37:14 CDT http://www.kansas.com/sports/other-sports/nbc-baseball/article29733700.html
J.D. Schneider leaving El Dorado Broncos after 29 years http://www.kansas.com/sports/other-sports/nbc-baseball/article29733658.html#storylink=rss Look around the sun-faded red seats in the upper bowl at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium, right where the shade hits the stands, and you’ll probably find J.D. Schneider and his bushy white beard.

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Federal rural development loan aids Greenwood County water district http://www.kansas.com/news/business/article29733646.html#storylink=rss District No. 1 was losing more than half of its water before replacing some of its leakiest pipes.

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Haysville cop who fatally shot man last August won’t face charges (+video) http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article29716603.html#storylink=rss Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett on Friday announced that the officer who fired the single round that killed Chad A. Leichhardt on Aug. 19, 2014, acted in defense of a woman when he employed deadly force.

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Wichita State notes: Baseball recruiting class scheduled to shrink http://www.kansas.com/sports/college/wichita-state/paul-suellentrop/article29732494.html#storylink=rss Basketball recruit Xavier Sneed, from St. Louis, loves defense

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