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Wichita, Kansas is located in Sedgwick County. Zip codes in Wichita, KS include 67201, 67223, and 67219. The median home price in Wichita is $138,000 which is roughly $79/per square foot. More Wichita information.

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Fmr. Wichita police chief talks seriousness of officer-involved shootings

In the wake of Tuesday's officer-involved shooting in Haysville, and the high profile officer-involved shooting of unarmed Missouri teen Michael Brown, local law enforcement is speaking out about how these incidents impact those who wear the badge.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Business Journal

Concern about public opinion of business jet remains

Many in the aviation industry have said negative public opinion of business jets - fueled by anti-industry rhetoric from President Obama - have hurt their business.

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Business Journal

Site prep starts on QuikTrip near 37th North, Ridge Road

Site work has begun on a piece of ground near 37th Street North and Ridge Road that is slated to become a QuikTrip.

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Business Journal

KDOC partners with Kansas Global Trade Services to promote exporting

Gov. Sam Brownback on Tuesday announced a partnership between the Kansas Department of Commerce and Wichita-based Kansas Global Trade Services designed to promote the importance of exports to the state's economy.

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Voice For Liberty in Wichita

Public opinion on Wichita sales tax

As Wichita prepares to debate the desirability of a sales tax increase, a public opinion poll finds little support for the tax and the city's plans.

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The Wichita Eagle

Florida judge upholds $2.6 million jury award to Wichita tourist

A judge upheld a $2.6 million judgment awarded to a Wichita tourist whose skull was fractured when she was run over by a truck driven by a lifeguard.

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The Wichita Eagle

Bloom Wellness to open with studios downtown and in College Hill

The Kansas native had been living abroad when she trained in Prague to teach yoga, "as everybody does, right?" she says, laughing.

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The Wichita Eagle

Wichita City Council sets hearing for tax district to aid in redevelopment of Union Station

Residents will have a chance to weigh in on a proposal for a tax increment financing district for developing Union Station downtown.

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The Wichita Eagle

Wichita City Council to decide on additional funding for bicycle lanes and boulevards

Tuesday morning the Wichita City Council will be considering nine bicycle enhancements projects that would create several bicycle lanes and boulevards throughout the city.

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The Wichita Eagle

Wichita weather: Early morning showers possible, then mid-day heat

Another round of overnight showers is possible for the Wichita area Tuesday before the day delivers some summertime sizzle, forecasters say.

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The Wichita Eagle

Kansas Chamber endorses Wichita Republican who opposed chamber-backed bills

The Kansas Chamber of Commerce has endorsed the only Wichita Republican to vote against a school finance bill that also carried education reforms backed by the chamber.

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KAUZ

Hosting Strangers for the Hotter'N Hell Hundred

Debi Walters, a host this year, is opening her home to four strangers, from all over the world, during this year's Hotter'N Hell Hundred.

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The Wichita Eagle

Kechi man sentenced to nearly 10 years in child porn case

A suburban Wichita man was sentenced Monday to nearly 10 years in federal prison for trading files over the Internet last year with a Missouri man who was producing child pornography, authorities said.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Man with extensive criminal history sentenced to more than 7 years in prison

A man who has an extensive criminal history has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for a recent series of crimes, officials said.

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KAKE

Vehicles, other items stolen from City of Wichita facility

Wichita Police are searching for the person or persons responsible for the theft of numerous items from a city facility.

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AVHerald

Fedex B752 near Wichita on Aug 15th 2014, windshield problem

A Fedex Boeing 757-200, registration N992FD performing freight flight FX-1385 from Seattle,WA to Memphis,TN with 2 crew, was enroute at FL390 about 130nm northwest of Wichita,KS when the crew decided to divert to Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport due to a problem with the windshield.

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The Capital-Journal

Registered sex offender pleads guilty to child porn charges

The U.S. Attorney's office says 47-year-old Wade H. Dewey, from the Hamilton County town of Syracuse, entered the plea Monday in federal court in Wichita.

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Business Journal

Brownback vows to fight - overreaching' federal government regulations

Flanked by supporters, including state and local elected officials and business owners, Brownback promised to fight the federal government on various regulations that he said are hurting individuals and businesses in Kansas.

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Great Bend Tribune

Motorcycle driver rear-ends area driver in Wichita

The driver of a motorcycle was taken to Wesley Medical Center in Wichita on Friday after rear-ending a car driven by a St. John resident, who was not injured, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.

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Business Journal

Wichita, Kansas unemployment rates increased in July

The Wichita-area unemployment rate increased to 6.5 percent in July from 5.9 percent in June, the Kansas Department of Labor said Monday.

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