<![CDATA[Local News | The Wichita Eagle & Kansas.com]]> http://www.kansas.com/news/local/ en-us Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:05:32 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:05:32 CDT Local 60 Wesley Medical Center announces rebranding, new name for Galichia Heart Hospital http://www.kansas.com/news/business/health-care/article33155046.html#storylink=rss The Wichita community has long referred to the Wesley enterprise as simply Wesley.

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Kansas Turnpike Authority to reduce risk of flash flooding on highway http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article33168393.html#storylink=rss The Kansas Turnpike Authority will do more than originally planned to protect motorists on a two-mile stretch south of Emporia where seven people have died in flash flooding since 2003.

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Wichita sees no 100-degree days in August http://www.kansas.com/news/weather/finger-on-the-weather/article33235146.html#storylink=rss Wichita just logged an unusually cool, wet August.

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Tue, 01 Sep 2015 16:30:03 CDT

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Wild at Heart to move to Cricket Alley storefront in December http://www.kansas.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/carrie-rengers/article33015462.html#storylink=rss Wild at Heart and Cricket Alley – and perhaps a few other businesses – will both be on the property at 1820 N. Tyler.

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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:00:00 CDT

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Wichita police chief finalists discuss racial profiling at public forum (+videos) http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article33064338.html#storylink=rss One touted his outsider, “fresh eyes” approach to the job, while the other emphasized her longtime ties to Wichita and the police department.

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Suspect in Wichita State student’s death sent back to prison on parole violation http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article33232011.html#storylink=rss A man suspected in the Aug. 9 killing of a Wichita State University student is back in prison on a parole violation.

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Tue, 01 Sep 2015 16:16:59 CDT

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Latino Wichitans respond to remark by police chief finalist http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article33308013.html#storylink=rss Wichita police chief finalist Terri Moses offended some Latinos with a comment she made at a public forum.

Moses apologized during the forum Monday night right after making the remark.

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Feds charge Kansas priest with bank fraud over parish thefts http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article33313476.html#storylink=rss A Kansas priest charged Tuesday with stealing nearly $151,000 from two parishes and the Catholic Diocese of Wichita used the money to fund his gambling, federal prosecutors alleged.

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John Paul Quintero’s family sends Wichita notice of claim after fatal shooting by police http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article33252969.html#storylink=rss The family is seeking $10 million.

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Wichita Arts Council banquet to include tribute to Tanya Tandoc http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article33264174.html#storylink=rss A special recognition for slain restaurateur Tanya Tandoc will highlight the annual Art Awards presentation by the Wichita Arts Council, the group announced Tuesday.

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Four teens arrested in connection with theft of gun, pickup http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article33220347.html#storylink=rss Four teenage boys were arrested following an extended pursuit that involved several law enforcement agencies, authorities said.

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Police: Papa John’s robbery may be linked to other crimes http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article33187215.html#storylink=rss A Papa John’s restaurant was robbed Monday night, and police are looking into whether it is connected to a number of other recent crimes.

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Man robbed when he meets stranger to sell rifle near 21st, Rock Road http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article33201819.html#storylink=rss He wanted to sell a high-powered rifle to a buyer he’d been talking to on Facebook.

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Armed men rob food truck at 21st and Broadway http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article33188292.html#storylink=rss Two teens wearing bandannas over their faces and brandishing weapons robbed a food truck near 21st and Broadway Monday night, police said.

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Tue, 01 Sep 2015 12:43:30 CDT

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Goddard superintendent named finalist for Kansas Superintendent of the Year http://www.kansas.com/news/local/education/article33170415.html#storylink=rss Justin Henry, superintendent of Goddard schools, is a finalist for Kansas Superintendent of the Year.

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Fire damages building on South Broadway near downtown http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article33124158.html#storylink=rss Arson is being blamed for a fire that damaged a building on Broadway just south of Kellogg early Tuesday morning, authorities said.

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Tue, 01 Sep 2015 06:59:25 CDT

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F. Glenn Miller found guilty of capital murder in Jewish center killings (+video) http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article33121608.html#storylink=rss The jury now must decide whether F. Glenn Miller Jr. should be given the death penalty or life in prison.

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Tue, 01 Sep 2015 06:45:37 CDT

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Sedgwick County Commission weighs four candidates for county manager http://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/article33025146.html#storylink=rss Sedgwick County commissioners could decide by Wednesday on a new county manager, the highest appointed official in county government.

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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:41:05 CDT

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New exhibit sates thirst for knowledge about prohibition (+videos) http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article33044655.html#storylink=rss Wichita is one of 23 cities to host the traveling exhibit “Spirited Prohibition in America.”

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Gardner man convicted of 11 counts in shootout with deputies http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article33043359.html#storylink=rss A Butler County jury on Monday convicted a man of 11 criminal counts stemming from a 2013 shootout with sheriff’s deputies near Potwin.

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Federal SNAP officials warn of possible scam http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article33034320.html#storylink=rss Federal officials with the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, are warning of a scam where imposters use the program’s toll-free hotline number to solicit private information from people.

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Wichita’s second Juarez Bakery should open Thursday on South Seneca http://www.kansas.com/entertainment/restaurants/dining-with-denise-neil/article32888514.html#storylink=rss The bakery will specialize in pan dulce and more.

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Vehicle inspections deal at downtown Wichita tag office could hit speed bump http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article32962500.html#storylink=rss The Sedgwick County treasurer’s office and the Kansas Highway Patrol said Monday they’ve reached agreement to continue providing stolen-vehicle inspection services at the downtown Wichita tag office, wherever it may end up being. But Sedgwick County Commission Chairman Richard Ranzau says it’s not a done deal yet.

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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:27:45 CDT

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Terry Lee Loewen to serve 20 years in failed Wichita airport bomb plot http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article32987064.html#storylink=rss Terry Lee Loewen, the former avionics technician convicted in a failed suicide bomb plot at Wichita’s airport in 2013, will serve 20 years in federal prison on one count of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction.

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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:07:25 CDT

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PHOTOS: The good old days of prohibition http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article32970000.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:53:01 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article32970000.html Blue Bell ice cream has no plans to return to Kansas http://www.kansas.com/news/business/retail/article32893209.html#storylink=rss Blue Bell ice cream, linked to three deaths in Kansas earlier this year, is back in select markets. The company has no plans to return to Kansas, a spokesman said Monday.

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Chemical smell reported at Northwest High School http://www.kansas.com/news/local/education/article32898246.html#storylink=rss Wichita fire crews responded to a call Monday morning about a chemical smell at Northwest High School that was burning people’s eyes, a Sedgwick County emergency dispatcher said.

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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:10:44 CDT

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Wichita State to host ‘Math Circle’ sessions for seventh- through ninth-graders http://www.kansas.com/news/local/education/article32879142.html#storylink=rss Wichita State University will offer free math, statistics and physics learning sessions for seventh- through ninth-graders most Sundays beginning Sept. 13.

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Man who pleaded guilty in Wichita airport bombing attempt to be sentenced http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article32836371.html#storylink=rss The man who pleaded guilty in a failed suicide bombing plot at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport in December 2013 will be sentenced Monday in federal court, capping a case that started with a federal sting operation more than two years ago.

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Baptist church members relying on their faith to rebuild after fire http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article32837934.html#storylink=rss In the early morning of Aug. 20, lightning struck the church near 13th and Zoo Boulevard and is considered the cause of the fire that destroyed it in a matter of hours.

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