<![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 Summer food program to offer free meals at 44 sites for Wichita children http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22177596.html#storylink=rss For millions of children who count on free breakfasts and lunches during the school year, summertime can be a hungry time.

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Mon, 25 May 2015 09:48:59 CDT

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Cat stuck in tree for five days needs a home (VIDEO) http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22389783.html#storylink=rss A brown kitty named Oakie with bright orange eyes is in need of a home after being rescued from high in a tree early Sunday morning. The Wichita Animal Action League, a local animal rescue group, got Oakie out of the tree using a plastic laundry basket – and a little bit of teamwork.

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One killed, eight injured in car accident in Sumner County http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22326957.html#storylink=rss One person died and eight more were injured in a car accident Monday morning in Sumner County.

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Lightning strike causes house fire in Goddard; no injuries http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22264566.html#storylink=rss The severe storms also caused an SUV to be swept off the road in Crawford County.

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Mon, 25 May 2015 20:14:11 CDT

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Golf rounds, attendance rise at Wichita’s public courses http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22187241.html#storylink=rss Rounds are up at each of Wichita’s five public golf courses at the end of the first quarter, city officials say.

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Memorial Day speakers: Military deaths come in peace and war (VIDEO) http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22194828.html#storylink=rss Resthaven Cemetery’s annual Memorial Day service draws hundreds of people.

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Wichita developer starts ‘civic hacking’ group http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22182294.html#storylink=rss The group’s aim is to identify community problems, look for solutions in data and present those solutions to public officials.

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PHOTOS: Memorial Day observance at Resthaven http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22185234.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 13:38:37 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22185234.html Squad member to pay tribute to Wichita Marine who died in 1969 http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22168107.html#storylink=rss This Memorial Day weekend, one of Rhodes’ buddies will travel to Wichita to visit Rhodes’ grave at Resthaven Gardens of Memory in west Wichita. Wayne Montgomery said he is representing the 3rd Squad, 3rd Platoon, Charlie Company from the 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division.

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Wichita pools ready for summer to arrive http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22164687.html#storylink=rss When Wichita’s Park and Recreation Department officially opens nine outdoor pools across the city on Tuesday, undoubtedly the first summer visitors will be suffering from goosebumps, blue lips and chattering teeth.

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Sun, 24 May 2015 20:30:05 CDT

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More rainfall prompts flash flood watch for Wichita area http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22161126.html#storylink=rss Wichita, along with much of south-central and southeastern Kansas, remains in a flash flood watch through Monday morning.

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Sun, 24 May 2015 19:47:37 CDT

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Swimming Is Good aims to give pool passes to needy Wichita kids http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22138095.html#storylink=rss Jane Deterding wants to make sure Wichita children get to swim this summer, even if their families don’t have much money.

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Summer in Wichita ushers in the Car Show Capital http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22140660.html#storylink=rss On just about every spring or summer weekend, the Air Capital of the World becomes the Car Show Capital.

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PHOTOS: Artist Wayne White works with local artists to build puppets for the Wichita River Festival http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22153359.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 17:43:54 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22153359.html Police: Naked man attacks security guard at Southlake Village Apartments http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22144026.html#storylink=rss A 61-year-old female security guard is recovering in a Wichita hospital after she was attacked by a 20-year-old naked man who was possibly under the influence of LSD at the time, according to Wichita police.

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Police: Couple still outside Presto store after taking cigarettes, energy drink http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article22143210.html#storylink=rss A Wichita couple threatened a clerk with a knife, took cigarettes and an energy drink from the store then stood outside the store until Wichita police arrived to arrest them.

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Sun, 24 May 2015 15:12:41 CDT

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VIDEO: Christian Motorcyclists Association http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22129452.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 07:18:58 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article22129452.html The winds of Waco are blowing in Wichita http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article21953094.html#storylink=rss After violence in Waco, Texas, left nine dead, local motorcyclists are worried that the government will erode the rights of bikers.

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Cox upgrade to all-digital service will require some customers to get receiver box http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article21912642.html#storylink=rss The change is primarily designed to free space on the cable system for more channels and, eventually, much higher internet speeds.

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National Spelling Bee: Forget the words, here are the numbers to know (VIDEO) http://www.kansas.com/news/local/education/article21952941.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 15:37:06 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/local/education/article21952941.html Wichita State students may face tuition, fee increase of nearly 5 percent http://www.kansas.com/news/local/education/article21975240.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

Students attending Wichita State University this fall may pay nearly 5 percent more in tuition and fees depending on the Legislature’s agreements with the Kansas Board of Regents, which oversees state universities.

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VIDEO: Black Sabbath Motorcycle Club http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article21965322.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 23 May 2015 16:42:09 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article21965322.html Central Kansas earthquake shakes Wichita, too http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article21935385.html#storylink=rss One of the stronger earthquakes to occur in Kansas in recent months struck southwest of Pratt early Saturday afternoon and could be felt nearly 100 miles away in Wichita.

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16 things to do this Memorial Day weekend in the Wichita area (May 23-25) http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article21851157.html#storylink=rss It’s Memorial Day weekend, and there are lots of things to do in the Wichita area over the next three days, indoors as well as outdoors. Since it looks like another rainy weekend, check on the status of outdoor events and possible contingency plans before heading out. Here are some of the things going on:

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Sat, 23 May 2015 06:51:28 CDT

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Teenager shot in abdomen north of Clearwater http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article21661146.html#storylink=rss Authorities are looking for two suspects linked to a shooting near Clearwater late Thursday that left a teenage boy in critical condition.

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Military families have an ally in BBB’s Military Line http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article21692400.html#storylink=rss The approach of Memorial Day reminds thoughtful Americans of those who serve in uniform. It’s a time of reflection about the sacrifice that many have made for the rest of us.

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Woman, 85, robbed at gunpoint in her house http://www.kansas.com/news/local/crime/article21680724.html#storylink=rss An 85-year-old woman escaped injury late Thursday night when two people forced their way into her house, held her at gunpoint, put a pillowcase over her head and robbed her, police said.

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PHOTOS: 60 years after the Udall tornado http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article21601335.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 15:45:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article21601335.html PHOTOS: 1955 Udall Tornado victims http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article21714024.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 15:46:00 CDT http://www.kansas.com/news/local/article21714024.html Fourth-grader’s perfect attendance at school highlights her big heart (VIDEO) http://www.kansas.com/news/local/education/article21622413.html#storylink=rss Here’s the deal at Payne Elementary School in Wichita: Get perfect attendance, get a new bike. Fourth-grader Annie LaForge earned a bike this year. But she didn’t get one.

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