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July 25, 2014

Man in critical condition after shooting in south Wichita

By Matt Riedl, The Wichita Eagle

A 29-year-old man is in critical condition following a shooting late Thursday night in the 1800 block of South Palisade, a Sedgwick County dispatcher said.

GOP candidates for Sedgwick County Commission say jobs are a priority

By Rick Plumlee, The Wichita Eagle

Jobs and creating a friendly environment for businesses were leading topics Thursday night for the four Republican candidates in competitive primaries for two Sedgwick County Commission seats.

Obama wants to get tough on companies that flee U.S. taxes

By Lesley Clark, Anita Kumar and Kevin G. Hall, McClatchy Washington Bureau

President Obama urged Congress on Thursday to end a controversial practice that allows U.S. companies to relocate abroad to avoid paying billions of dollars in federal taxes.

Child dies after being left in car in south Wichita

By Matt Riedl, The Wichita Eagle

A child has died after being left in a hot car Thursday night, a Sedgwick County dispatcher said.

Marijuana advocates deliver petitions to City Hall (VIDEO)

By Dion Lefler, The Wichita Eagle

Decriminalization of marijuana in Wichita moved a step closer to a public vote Thursday when advocates turned in petitions with nearly twice as many signatures as they need to put the question on the November ballot.

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