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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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Earthquake felt locally

According to the United States Geological Survey, the 4.3 magnitude earthquake that occurred near Medford, Okla.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Music director fired over same-sex marriage plans

After leading the music on Sunday at Holy Family Catholic Community in Inverness, Collette says Pastor Terry Keehan asked for his resignation.

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The Wichita Eagle

Abilene loses a treasure when fire destroys historic Great Plains Theatre

Only the exterior limestone walls remain of the Great Plains Theatre at Third and Mulberry in Abilene on Tuesday.

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The Wichita Eagle

Man charged with three counts of second-degree murder in fatal crash

Juan Pablo Gandara-Rodela, 31, was charged Thursday with three counts of second-degree murder or three alternative counts of involuntary manslaughter, two counts of aggravated battery and one count of leaving the scene of an accident in connection with a fatal crash near Towne West Square on Sunday .

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Business Journal

Sunflower Bank names UMB's Randy Summers as Wichita president

He replaces Mark Heiman , who recently left after a year with Salina-based Sunflower.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

Autopsy Confirms Kansas Man's Death Was Suicide

An autopsy has confirmed a Kansas man whose body was found in his car after being there for up to three months committed suicide.

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Business Journal

40 Under 40 - Justin Kasel, Wichita Public Schools

Baseball bat and baseball glove. I have been playing or coaching baseball my entire life.

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Business Journal

40 Under 40 - Suzy Finn, Young Professionals of Wichita

Art has always been a big part of my life, so I chose two blown-glass objects I created during a class at City Arts to represent that passion.

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Business Journal

40 Under 40 - Heather Bachman, Wichita Police Department

Heather Bachman Lieutenant, Wichita Police Department My object is my badge. It is much more than just a piece of metal.

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Business Journal

40 Under 40 - Jeffrey Freund, Wichita Public Schools

My Nikon D300S camera. In my free time, I enjoy taking pictures of about anything: storms, birds, bees, plants, people.

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The Wichita Eagle

Kansas congressman hit by farmers' backlash

In this Aug. 19, 2013 file photo U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp speaks in Wichita, Kan.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Wheels Up private flight club good for Wichita

Wheels Up – a membership-based flight club for private aviation passengers – has grown quickly since it started as a PowerPoint presentation one year ago.

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WXOW-TV La Crosse

Foster parent charged with murder in hot car death

An 8-year-old boy has died after a bullet fired from outside went through a home's wall and hit the child in bed early Wednesday, Detroit police said.

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The Arizona Republic

Murder charge vs. foster dad in hot-car death

A Kansas man accused of leaving his 10-month-old foster child in a hot car where she died was charged Wednesday with murder.

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The Wichita Eagle

Foster father charged with first-degree murder in death of baby in hot car

Prosecutors on Wednesday charged a Wichita man whose 10-month-old foster daughter died after she was left in a hot car parked outside her home with one count of first-degree murder.

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Griffin-American Healthcare Reit III Enters Agreement to Acquire Wichita Medical Office Building

American Healthcare Investors and Griffin Capital Corporation, the co-sponsors of Griffin-American Healthcare REIT III, Inc., announced today that the REIT has entered into an agreement to acquire Wichita Medical Office Building, an approximately 39,000-square-foot, multi-tenant medical office building in the affluent northwest section of Wichita, ... (more)

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The Wichita Eagle

Wichita attorney Linda Kirby withdraws application for Kansas Supreme Court

Lisa Taylor, the court's public information director, said the Supreme Court Nominating Commission received a letter via fax from Kirby on Monday withdrawing her application.

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The Wichita Eagle

Suspect charged with murder in Jewish Museum case

One day after his extradition from France, federal police said Wednesday that Mehdi Nemmouche had also been interrogated by a counter-terrorist unit.

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Business Journal

Ice House Entrepreneurship Program launches in Wichita

The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program, a course designed to help people think like entrepreneurs, will be offered this fall in Wichita for the first time.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Broken water main floods UCLA; drivers rescued

Los Angeles Water and Power spokeswoman Michele Vargas says the water main under Sunset Boulevard that has been spewing water for two hours would take another two hours to shut off.

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