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Kansas man hospitalized after I-70 rollover accident »

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TOPEKA- A Kansas man was injured in an accident just after 8 a.m. on Monday in Shawnee County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by Humberto Paulin, 23, Salina, UT., and a 2013 Chevy Cruz driven by Lance Anthony Dirk, 34, Lawrence, were westbound on Interstate 70 just east of […]

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Roberts: Drug cartels behind US border crisis »

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts says drug cartels are enticing Central American immigrants to come to the United States to work for their operations here. The Kansas Republican made the claim Monday at the annual convention of the Kansas Independent Oil and Gas Association. He says the cartels spread false information that […]

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Kansas cancer consortium receives federal funding »

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By Bryan Thompson, KPR WICHITA — The National Cancer Institute has selected a Wichita-based partnership of cancer treatment and research specialists serving most of Kansas for five years of funding. Wichita oncologist Shaker Dakhil, who heads the Cancer Center of Kansas, will remain the principal investigator for the community-based clinical trials and care delivery research. […]

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Memorial fund set up for deputy, wife’s children »

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GREAT BEND, Kan. (AP) — A memorial fund has been set up for the children of a Reno County jail deputy and his wife who died in a motorcycle crash during the weekend. Reno County Jail Deputy Shawn Schellenger and his wife, Danielle, died of injuries they suffered Saturday in Great Bend. The sheriff’s office […]

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Missouri governor sends National Guard to Ferguson »

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FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered the National Guard to Ferguson to help restore order to the St. Louis suburb after a week of that has seen several violent protests over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager. Nixon made the announcement in statement issued early Monday after another […]

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Three ejected, 4 hospitalized in rollover accident »

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KANSAS CITY- The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating an accident that injured 4 people on Sunday afternoon in Wyandotte County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2000 Mercedes SUV driven by Julia Dinora Rivera, 36, Kansas City and a 2002 Hyundai driven by Kimberly Ann Brocklehurst, 36, Overland Park were on the ramp from southbound […]

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Hospital management company details attack on patient records »

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FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — Hospital operator Community Health Systems says a cyberattack took information on more than 4 million patients from its computer network earlier this year. The Franklin, Tennessee, company says no medical or credit card records were taken in the attack, which may have happened in April and June. But Community says the […]

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Governor discusses efforts to fight federal laws »

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WICHTA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback is campaigning on his administration’s efforts to fight against what he calls federal government overreach. The Republican governor found a friendly audience for his re-election pitch Monday at the Kansas Independent Oil and Gas Association convention. Brownback recounted steps the state is taking to fight the listing of […]

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Topeka officer kills pit bull attacking children »

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Topeka police say an officer shot and killed a dog that was trying to attack children who were getting on a school bus. Lt. Scott Gilchrist said in a news release that officers responded to a call in southeast Topeka Monday morning that two pit bulls were trying to attack the […]

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Wichita State considering major expansion »

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita State University is considering an expansion that would include up to 20 new buildings on what is now the campus golf course. President John Bardo says if the project is completed, the size of the campus would increase by about 50 percent. The Wichita Eagle reports the plan would cost […]

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Some residents say smoking rule not being enforced »

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Some Lawrence residents say a state law that prohibits smoking within 10 feet of a public building’s entrance is not being enforced by authorities. Lawrence has a provision in its city smoking ordinance that directs the fire department to enforce a 2010 statewide smoking ban. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that the fire […]

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Mo. Governor sends National Guard to Ferguson »

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FERGUSON (AP) – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered the National Guard to Ferguson to help restore order to the St. Louis suburb after a week of sometimes-violent protests over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager. Nixon made the announcement in statement issued early Monday after another night of clashes between police […]

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Park ranger: Kansas fishermen save man from water »

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas park ranger says two fishermen saved a man who accidentally drove into the Cheney Reservoir in south-central Kansas. Cheney State Park ranger Mike Satterlee tells KWCH-TV the accident occurred Saturday night. He says the driver “got turned around” and drove down a boat ramp into the water. Three passengers […]

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