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Leggings raise dress code questions in schools

They're called leggings — popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others.

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

Report: George Brett, who inspired the song ‘Royals,’ finally meets Lorde

This is the meeting we’ve all been waiting for, isn’t it? George Brett finally met Lorde in Las Vegas, according to TMZ. A vintage photo of Brett inspired the title of the singer’s monster hit, “Royals.”

140 guns, 10 knives stolen from Salina sporting goods store

Salina police are looking for about 140 guns, 10 knives and several rounds of ammunition stolen from a sporting goods store.

Wichita weather: Warm and windy Wednesday, then another cold front arrives

It’ll be warm and windy Wednesday in the Wichita area, with highs in the low 70s under sunny skies. Southerly winds will blow steadily in the 20s and gusting to nearly 40 miles an hour before easing slightly later in the day.

Wichita Passover service includes moment of silence for shooting victims

In the wake of an anti-Semitic attack that claimed three lives outside Jewish facilities in Overland Park, Rabbi Michael Davis used the Hebrew phrase “hamrot hakol” to describe Tuesday’s Passover gathering at his synagogue in Wichita.

Two women killed, one man injured in fiery crash on turnpike

Two women in their 30s were killed and a man was injured in a fiery crash Tuesday evening on the Kansas Turnpike in Wichita.

Will Brownback sign school finance bill? Emporia, Wichita audiences hear different answers

An Emporia radio station recorded Gov. Sam Brownback saying he will sign a controversial school finance bill into law, about three hours before he told reporters in Wichita he hasn’t made up his mind.

Wichita runners not letting bombing memories keep them from this year’s Boston Marathon

Christal Pauls crossed the finish line of last year’s Boston Marathon about 15 minutes before the first bomb went off.

Hospitalized Miley Cyrus cancels Sprint Center show

Miley Cyrus, who was scheduled to perform at the Sprint Center Tuesday night, canceled her concert and is in the hospital after a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics. Despite lightning communication through social media, some fans showed up hoping to see a show.

NCAA committee approves expanded meal allowance

The NCAA's Legislative Council approved a proposal Tuesday to expand the meal allowance for all athletes.

Wichita school on track to get storm shelter pending funds from FEMA

Another Wichita school will get a storm shelter by August if funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency come through as expected, district officials said.

Dodge City water park to be sales tax project

After 14 years of discussion, plans to open a water park in Dodge City took another step toward reality after a joint Dodge City and Ford County commission approved making the project eligible for funding from a special sales tax.

Kansas African American Museum returns city land, postpones new building construction

Plans to build a new Kansas African American Museum are on hold.

Task force offers ideas on mental health care

A task force appointed by the governor released its recommendations for improving mental health care in Kansas on Tuesday.

Blubaugh sworn in as Wichita’s vice mayor

Jeff Blubaugh was sworn in Tuesday as Wichita’s new vice mayor.

Wichita’s public employee retirement plans in strong shape, consultant says

Wichita’s primary retirement plans for public employees are in unusually strong shape, a financial consultant told the City Council on Tuesday.

Insurance chief Praeger, AARP urge Brownback to veto health care compact

Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger and an advocacy organization for seniors urged the governor Tuesday to veto a bill that they say could disrupt Medicare in Kansas.

Police: Shots fired during drug deal; woman beaten; man arrested

A man was arrested late Monday night after he reportedly fired numerous gunshots and then started beating a woman he was with in east Wichita, police said.

Officials link garage fire, crash that injures two boys

Authorities say a garage fire and one-vehicle crash involving two boys early Tuesday morning in south Wichita appear to be related.

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