<![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 webmaster@wichitaeagle.com Former Sedgwick County Zoo tiger kills mate at Colorado zoo http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article91480247.html#storylink=rss Ivan fathered two cubs at Wichita’s zoo in 2013

Female Amur tiger became aggressive with Ivan

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Wichita man sees color for the first time (+video) http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article91392977.html#storylink=rss EnChroma glasses allow people with color-blindness to see more vividly

Nathan Rose received glasses as graduation gift

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Convoy of Hope plans Aug. 6 outreach http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article91633947.html#storylink=rss Free goods, services provided for those in need during Wichita community event

Event to be held Aug. 6 at Bethel Life Center

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Police looking for missing Wichita girl http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article91618327.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 24 Jul 2016 17:48:00 CDT

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Kansas midwife takes her skills, and her heart, to refugees in Turkey http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article91614707.html#storylink=rss Michelle Ruebke has treated hundreds of Syrian refugees

She has previously volunteered in Haiti, the Philippines and Peru

Ruebke is soliciting donations to help refugees

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Dispatcher: Child struck by vehicle in south Wichita http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article91606947.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 24 Jul 2016 16:33:41 CDT

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Wichita police investigate two shootings on Sunday http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article91584042.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 24 Jul 2016 13:27:37 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article91584042.html Heads up! Meteor showers to look out for over the next several weeks http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article91518197.html#storylink=rss The Perseids meteor shower is expected to peak around Aug. 12

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Where Sedgwick County’s zoo funding stands http://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/election/article91470867.html#storylink=rss 2016 funding was flat with 2015 but less than zoo expected based on former funding agreement

$150,000 in a contingency fund if the zoo board and county reach new agreements

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Lindsborg man charged with traveling overseas to film, sell child porn http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article91432407.html#storylink=rss Anthony Shultz, 53, appeared in federal court Friday

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A videographer’s view of the First Steps Community Cookout http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article91411452.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 19:19:32 CDT

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Man steals Paralympics tennis star’s gold ring http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article91344292.html#storylink=rss Man stole ring during July 5 power outage in Wichita

Ring is from 2004 Greece Paralympics

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As purple martins’ yearly visit looms, some delight, some dread http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/article91398257.html#storylink=rss Some 50,000 purple martins gather in downtown Wichita each year around Aug. 1

The flocks are a delight to birdwatchers

But they aren’t so fun for those charged with cleaning up the birds’ mess

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Kansas Supreme Court upholds death sentence for man who killed Greenwood County sheriff http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article91217657.html#storylink=rss Death sentence is second upheld by state high court

Scott Cheever killed Greenwood County Sheriff Matt Samuels during 2005 drug raid

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New glasses allow Wichita man to see color for the first time http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article91377527.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:32:53 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article91377527.html Simulator helps police decide when to use force http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article91360182.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:41:08 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article91360182.html New book will reignite that Harry Potter magic http://www.kansas.com/entertainment/arts-culture/article91359347.html#storylink=rss “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” goes on sale July 31

Local bookstores hosting midnight release parties

Retailers say the book and new movie appeal to multiple generations

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Want to test drive a school bus? http://www.kansas.com/news/local/education/article91336557.html#storylink=rss Derby school district hosting two “Try-It-Out Days”

You don’t need a commercial license to participate

Officials hope to fill at least eight bus-driver vacancies

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House fire kills Towanda man http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article91234072.html#storylink=rss Fire reported late Thursday night

Careless smoking blamed for fire

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Collision on K-96 at Mount Hope kills one http://www.kansas.com/news/state/article91321517.html#storylink=rss Two-vehicle collision reported at about 2 p.m. Friday

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Police release photos of Presto robber http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article91298767.html#storylink=rss Robbery occurred just before 5 a.m. Thursday on Rock Road

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Community gets together to hug it out http://www.kansas.com/living/family/article91286697.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:55:16 CDT http://www.kansas.com/living/family/article91286697.html Police: Car drifted across center line before fatal collision on Harry http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article91285492.html#storylink=rss Collision occurred before 8 p.m. Thursday

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Kansas Health Foundation donates to relief fund for Eureka tornado victims http://www.kansas.com/news/weather/tornado/article91263787.html#storylink=rss $50,000 intended to help those affected by July 7 tornado

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Behind the scenes of "Zookeepers As Animals" week http://www.kansas.com/entertainment/article91237807.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 09:29:51 CDT http://www.kansas.com/entertainment/article91237807.html One killed, three injured in southeast Wichita crash http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article91197222.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 22:08:41 CDT

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'All Lives Black Lives Matter' by Devon Bray http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article91087877.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 16:10:58 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article91087877.html Wichita residents gather in Old Town for free hugs http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article90960967.html#storylink=rss Two women organized "free hug" event Wednesday night

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:16:16 CDT By Julie Mah

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Wichita police chief lands White House invite after cookout catches nation’s eye http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article91127452.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 21 Jul 2016 17:09:14 CDT

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Where have all the butterflies gone? http://www.kansas.com/living/home-garden/article91041272.html#storylink=rss While other insects prosper, butterflies have been absent

Dry winter, hot June are among the possible reasons

Numbers are starting to pick up, but monarch forecast is poor

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