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Wichita (Sedgwick, Kansas)

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  • Billionaire Koch brothers back suspension of California climate law

     
    A company owned by oil billionaires Charles and David Koch has contributed $1 million to Proposition 23, a November ballot initiative to suspend California’s groundbreaking 2006 global-warming law. The contribution came from Flint Hills Resources LP,...
  • Monster Mash: Titian masterpiece believed damaged; expert changes mind on alleged Ansel Adams negatives

     
    -- Waterlogged: "David and Goliath," a painting by the Renaissance artist Titian, is believed to have sustained damage after firefighters sprayed water at a Venice basilica. (Agence France-Presse) -- Changing his mind: An expert says he made a mistake...
  • WFTV’s Matt Makens leaving to go to Denver

     
    Better enjoy your weekends with WFTV-Ch. 9 meteorologist Matt Makens. The Emmy-winning weather anchor, who is 30, is leaving Orlando to go home to Denver and work for ABC affiliate KMGH later this year. Probable last days at ABC affiliate WFTV: Tha...
  • The Whiskers winners

     
    Petfinder.com has announced the winners in The Whiskers, its Oscar-themed photo contest to choose the most photogenic and appealing homeless cats in the United States. The contest was conceived to highlight Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month in June and...
  • 'Knight and Day'

    Why is everyone giving Tom Cruise such a hard time? Can't we just forget about what happened on Oprah's couch? Is that asking too much? Is the movie business so flush with charismatic stars who can carry a picture that it can afford to eat its young? I...
  • College tuition going up in Kansas

    College tuition going up in Kansas
    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Tuition and fees at Kansas' state universities will rise again this fall.  The state Board of Regents on Thursday approved tuition and fee increases proposed by the universities. Most of the regents said the schools need the money to...
  • Sedgwick County fireworks sales start Sunday

    Sedgwick County fireworks sales start Sunday
    Fireworks will go on sale in Sedgwick County communities Sunday. And for the first time, those living in unincorporated parts of the county can legally shoot off fireworks. But they'll have to buy them somewhere else, the county isn't allowing sales...
  • FactFinder 12 Scientific Survey: Republican Primary - US House Dist. 1 - June 23

    FactFinder 12 Scientific Survey: Republican Primary - US House Dist. 1 - June 23
    Geography Surveyed: KS 1st CD Data Collected: 06/18/2010 - 06/21/2010 Release Date: 06/22/2010 07:40 ET Sponsor: KWCH-TV Wichita SurveyUSA interviewed 1,500 Kansas adults 06/18/10 through 06/21/10. Of them, 1,301 were registered to vote. Of the...
  • Wichita Area Clubs, Bingo Parlors Challenge Smoking Ban

    Wichita Area Clubs, Bingo Parlors Challenge Smoking Ban
    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Some businesses in the Wichita area have gone to court seeking to block new restrictions on smoking from taking effect in Kansas. The new law prohibits indoor smoking in most public places, including businesses, restaurants, bars and...
  • 1% Sales Tax: What It Looks Like on Your Grocery Bill

    1% Sales Tax: What It Looks Like on Your Grocery Bill
    (VALLEY CENTER, Kan.) Would you pay an extra $266 dollars a year to keep funding schools?  That's how much a Wichita State economist says a 1% increase in the state's sales tax will cost Kansas families. The Senate approved the tax increase Thursday...
  • What Makes an Animal Adoptable?

    What Makes an Animal Adoptable?
    Ernie's paws bounce off the concrete as he chases down a bright green tennis ball. The black and gray Schnauzer plops to the ground, gnawing at the ball with his sharp puppy teeth. The adorable ball of hair and energy was rescued about two weeks ago and...