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  • Centenarians: Ages, population rising fast

    Centenarians: Ages, population rising fast
    When Mack Gold turned 100 years old, he celebrated by doing a few push-ups in the middle of the living room. That was three years ago. Now 103, the recipient of a Purple Heart in World War II is no longer up to an all-out aerobic workout, but he keeps...
  • Child Attacked by Leopard at Kansas Zoo

    Child Attacked by Leopard at Kansas Zoo
    WICHITA, Ks. -- A child on a school outing was attacked by a leopard at a Wichita, Kansas, zoo, authorities said Friday. The boy, a student from Linwood Elementary, was with classmates on a field trip at the Sedgwick County Zoo when, around 1:15 p.m.,...
  • Wichita schools to cut 168 positions next year and C-team sports

    Wichita schools to cut 168 positions next year and C-team sports
    Principals in Wichita public schools announced to their staff today that positions will have to be cut.  The President of United Teachers of Wichita Larry Landwehr says he's been told 168 full time positions will go.  He wasn't sure of the exact...
  • State Supreme Court hears appeal from death row inmate Scott Cheever

    State Supreme Court hears appeal from death row inmate Scott Cheever
    A lawyer for a man who admitted killing a southeastern Kansas sheriff tells the state Supreme Court that prosecutors violated her client's constitutional rights by providing privileged psychological testimony at his trial. The high court heard...
  • Golf Warehouse to expand in Wichita with help of incentives

    Golf Warehouse to expand in Wichita with help of incentives
    The Golf Warehouse is expanding and with the help of incentives it will stay in Wichita.  The city council approved incentives six to one, with Michael O'Donnell voting against it Tuesday. TGW was founded in Wichita in 1990 and distributes sporting...
  • Storm Team 12: Severe threat Wednesday

    Storm Team 12: Severe threat Wednesday
    A few showers may clip southeast Kansas overnight, but severe weather is not expected tonight around the area. Another area of rain and storms may move into far northwest Kansas late in the night, but again, severe weather is not anticipated. A strong...
  • Wichita couple grateful for stolen dog's return

    Wichita couple grateful for stolen dog's return
    Becky and Marc Hurd say their family is complete again. Their pug/boston terrier mix was stolen from their car last Friday while in west Wichita. Becky received a call Thursday morning, saying he had been found. "I was at work and I'm just sitting there...
  • Wichita struggles while reserves help Sedgwick County

    Wichita struggles while reserves help Sedgwick County
    Thirteen-million dollars in the hole but residents will notice little change in Sedgwick County and no one will lose their job. While across the street, the City of Wichita faces a smaller deficit and bigger budget cuts including layoffs and furloughs. If...
  • Beer connoisseur? This trip's for you

    Beer connoisseur? This trip's for you
    DENVER — I was about three sips into a boozy four-city, 13-brewery tour of this beer mecca when I got a warning. Troy Barker, a 31-year-old bartender from Laramie, Wyo., also once had grand, thirsty plans for Colorado's Front Range, the flat land...
  • Coalition says voter I.D. is not needed in Kansas.

    Coalition says voter I.D. is not needed in Kansas.
    Is voter fraud enough of a problem in Kansas that new legislation is needed? A coalition against voter I.D. says no. The coalition is made of voting rights groups.  It met in Wichita Monday night, and plans to fight a proposal by Secretary of State-...
  • Wichita gets recognition, praise from unlikely places

    Wichita gets recognition, praise from unlikely places
    Lattes, public art, charming, and eccentric. When you hear those words, you may not immediately think 'Wichita'. But that's exactly what writers in Boston and Washington D.C think, and its making headlines. The sound of brewing coffee stretches from...