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Cache of Joyland’s stolen goods recovered with Louie the Clown

Wichita police returned last week to the home where Louie previously was found and recovered other items from Joyland Amusement Park, including the Vampiress, ghosts and tombstones from the Whacky Shack, and Porky the Paper Eater’s face, according to Roger Nelson, son of Margaret and Stan Nelson, the longtime owners of the park.

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Voter turnout in local primary elections historically low

On Tuesday, Wichitans will narrow the field of 10 mayoral candidates to two. But in most recent years, the number of registered voters who vote in primaries has been less than 12 percent. During the last mayoral primary in 2011, only 7.7 percent of registered voters cast ballots.

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When your father is the BTK serial killer, forgiveness is not tidy

Few people are the sons or daughters of serial killers. But psychologists say all of us suffer trauma in life. How we respond defines us. One key, as Kerri Rawson’s psychologist said later, is who we have in our lives and how good they are at guiding us. Another key, as Kerri herself would say someday, is whether we can forgive the seemingly unforgivable.

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