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  • Keselowski takes Chase opener, points lead; Bowyer finishes 10th

    Keselowski takes Chase opener, points lead; Bowyer finishes 10th
    Brad Keselowski raced to an impressive victory in the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, outdueling five-time champion Jimmie Johnson at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday.     Keselowski led after a crucial pit cycle with about 35 laps...
  • Kansas ending Main Street program after 27 years

    Kansas ending Main Street program after 27 years
    "It just got kind of bland, and storefronts were empty," longtime Hutchinson resident Jim Shimel says. While Hutchinson's downtown remains a work in progress, Shimel says it has come a long way. The Kansas Main Street program began in the mid-80s at the...
  • The Backstretch Blog: Bowyer in the Backstretch

    The Backstretch Blog: Bowyer in the Backstretch
    As good as June was for Clint Bowyer, July has gotten off to kind of a rough start. Daytona, which is usually a pretty good track for the Kansas Kid. But he only managed a 29th place finish after getting caught in one of the "big ones." "That is just...
  • South Wichita apartment catches fire overnight

    South Wichita apartment catches fire overnight
    Some Wichitans spent the night out in the cold. Firefighters evacuated them when a fire broke out in their small apartment complex. Crews were called to the apartment in the 1300 block of S. Emporia around 12:45 Wednesday morning. Emergency...
  • Salina Central sweeps Salina showdown

    Salina Central sweeps Salina showdown
    Going into Friday's match-up Salina South was undefeated in girls basketball, while Salina Central had lost two games by three points. Salina Central was also without senior Gabby Briggs, who has been out due to injury, but is expected back after the...
  • Wichita business owners raise money for Newtown victims

    Wichita business owners raise money for Newtown victims
    Local business owners Ryan Funck and Brett Schauf knew there was something they could do. “It’s hard to comprehend and it's a helpless feeling,” says Schauf. They, like millions of others, watched the non-stop news coverage of the...
  • Help for workers in Emporia after Hostess closure

    Help for workers in Emporia after Hostess closure
    They went on strike, then the company shut down; now hundreds of workers in Emporia and Lenexa try to take the next step after the closing of Hostess Brands. A bankruptcy court approved Hostess' request to liquidate after a national strike by Baker's...
  • Andover teacher named Kansas Teacher of the Year

    Andover teacher named Kansas Teacher of the Year
    A language arts teacher at Andover Middle School has been named the 2013 Kansas Teacher of the Year. Dyane Smokorowski won the honor during ceremonies Saturday night in Wichita. As Teacher of the Year, she receives a $4,000 cash award and an educational...
  • Hostess, bakers union agree to mediation

    Hostess, bakers union agree to mediation
    Hostess Brands Inc. and its second largest union will go into mediation Tuesday with the goal of keeping the company in business. The news came Monday after Hostess moved to liquidate and sell off its assets in bankruptcy court following a week-long...
  • Hostess will liquidate as mediation fails

    Hostess will liquidate as mediation fails
    Hostess Brands Inc. announced late Tuesday that court-ordered mediation with the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco and Grain Millers International Union was unsuccessful. A hearing is scheduled for eleven o'clock EST Wednesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court...
  • Two arrested, possibly linked to church burglaries

    Two arrested, possibly linked to church burglaries
    Emporia police arrest two people that may be linked to a series of church burglaries in Kansas and Oklahoma. Arkansas City Police Chief Sean Wallace confirmed that a man and woman were arrested in Emporia Thursday night.  Officers arrested the man on a...