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3 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Marijuana petitions to go to recount; signatures too close to call

A group of Wichitans hope to have enough petition signatures to force a citywide vote on changing the municipal code to decriminalize marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Wichita, KS, Criminal Defense Law, Law

7 hrs ago | The Star Press

Prosecutor: Foster dad in hot car death was high

In this Thursday, July 24, 2014 photo police tape surrounds a gray car outside a Wichita, Kan., where a 10-month-old girl died after being left inside a hot car.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Drugs

7 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Sedgwick DA: Foster Dad High Around Time Child Left In Hot Car

The Sedgwick County District Attorney is alleging that a foster father was high while a baby was left in a hot car last week.

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Related Topix: Sedgwick, KS, Drugs

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Eagle editorial: Right to vote in Kansas has an asterisk

Secretary of State Kris Kobach said this week he didn't know which "churches" opposed the state's voting law.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Wichita, KS, Opinion

The Wichita Eagle

Melody McCray-Miller raised $5,875 for campaign this year

Democrat Melody McCray-Miller raised $5,875 during the most recent campaign finance period in her bid to represent District 4 as a Sedgwick County commissioner.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Health

The Capital-Journal

Autopsy confirms 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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Related Topix: Suicide, Wichita, KS

Hays Daily News

GPCU, Central Star intend to merge

The $450 million Golden Plains Credit Union and $75 million Central Star Credit Union intend to merge.

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Related Topix: Plains, KS, Wichita, KS, Sedgwick, KS

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Advance voting for primary starts Thursday in Sedgwick County

Voting centers in Wichita, Derby, Haysville, Bel Aire, Goddard and Valley Center will be open from noon to 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Bel Aire, KS, Goddard, KS, Valley Center, KS

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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Related Topix: Wichita, KS

WTVC

Foster parent charged with murder in hot car death

Prosecutors have charged a Kansas foster parent with murder in the death of a 10-month-old girl who was left in a hot car.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

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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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Health

The Wichita Eagle

Sedgwick County Jail detention deputy arrested on suspicion of shoplifting at Wal-Mart

A 19-year-old detention deputy at the Sedgwick County Jail was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at Wal-Mart, 10600 W. 21st St. Wichita police issued a notice to appear in court for charges of petit theft.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS

The Wichita Eagle

Saint Francis Community Services offers foster parenting classes

Classes for people interested in becoming foster parents have been scheduled through November, including a segment that begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Family, Parenting, Wichita, KS

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Sedgwick County prosecutors to consider charges in death of baby left in hot car

A gray Dodge Charger sits in front of a house in the 1500 block of South Topeka.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Eagle editorial: Cout has serious job

The Kansas Supreme Court's decision overturning the death sentences for Reginald and Jonathan Carr was a tough reminder that the justices' job is not to be popular but to hold lower courts accountable – a responsibility at its most serious when the issue before the high court is whether the state should end somebody's life.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Opinion

The Wichita Eagle

Central Star to merge with Garden City credit union

Central Star Credit Union said Monday its board has approved a merger with a larger, Garden City-based credit union.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS

The Wichita Eagle

Sedgwick County Commission candidates report funds raised

Sen. Carolyn McGinn raised more than twice as much money as incumbent Richard Ranzau this year in the race for the District 4 seat on the Sedgwick County Commission, records showed Monday.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Sedgwick, KS, Valley Center, KS, Wichita, KS

The Wichita Eagle

Fire at Seneca bar closes Kellogg exits

A building fire not far from downtown Wichita prompted authorities to close the exits from Kellogg to Seneca for a while Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Health

The Wichita Eagle

Seat-belt patrol set for Thursday in Sedgwick County

The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office will conduct a patrol Thursday night that targets drivers not wearing their seat belts.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Health

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Business Journal

40 Under 40 employers countdown: Foulston Siefkin is No. 5

It's never surprising when an attorney from Foulston Siefkin LLP appears on the WBJ's list of 40 Under 40 honorees.

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