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57 min ago | Business Journal
Jason Van Sickle will present his firm's new model for rural housing at the 2013 Kansas Rural Housing Conference.
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57 min ago | The Wichita Eagle
The Committee to Protect Journalists and Journalists Without Borders say Argenal was a correspondent for Radio y TV Globo, which has come under attack for its opposition to the 2009 coup that deposed President Manuel Zelaya.
1 hr ago | KAKE
Flurries are possible in the Wichita area Monday, with light snow expected along the KS/OK state line.
4 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
A maintenance worker pleaded guilty Monday to selling equipment he stole while working at two Wichita companies, Spirit AeroSystems and Fiber Glass Systems.
5 hrs ago | Business Journal
Dr. Douglas Douthit , a well-known Wichita obstetrician and gynecologist, died last week in a snorkeling accident while vacationing in Mexico.
8 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
Wichita police investigate the scene where a body was found on the frontage road south of the Kansas Humane Society, near Hillside and K-96.
8 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
A man in his 80s was found dead after fire crews responded Sunday morning to a house fire at 1538 N. Erie in east Wichita.
10 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
Smoke billows the air after at Al-Azhar University students had lit a fire at the dorm gates to lessen the impact of tear gas fired by police to disperse supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president protesting at the dormitories of the Islamic university in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday Dec. 8, 2013.
14 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
Light north winds will stay in the single digits, forecasters say, with skies remaining mostly cloudy.
Brewer – and most council members – say they are frustrated by a series of high-profile staff missteps that invited public backlash this year: the surprise unveiling of the city's water crisis and a proposal for fines of up to $1,000 to force temporary conservation; the belated vetting of backers of a proposal to drill for oil under ... (more)
Kelci Burkey wears a ring with her son Maxton's thumb print. Maxton died from SIDS when he was 2 months old.
Wichita city staff proposes these buildings be exempted from a new state law allowing concealed carry in local government buildings.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, right, shakes hands with Afghan Gen. Sher Mohammad Karimi, left, during a meeting at the International Security Assistance Force Headquarters on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 in Kabul, Afghanistan.
District 3 City Council member James Clendenin, whose district includes Watson Park, talks with residents about what they would like to see at the park during a community meeting Saturday.
People wait in queues to cast their votes in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013.
County prosecutors this week charged a Wichita man with second-degree murder in the Nov. 6 shooting of a 23-year-old at a northside apartment.
Board members will consider a contract with Walz Harman Huffman Construction for about $1.45 million in bond work at Jardine Middle School in the Planeview neighborhood in southeast Wichita.