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15 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Wichitaa s latest food truck serves cupcakes

"I was 10 when I started baking, and I did it so that when my dad got home, he'd be happy," she said.

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Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Food, Wichita, KS, Entertainment

22 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Pollen allergies peak in Wichita

Last week, our pollen level ranked No. 1 nationally on Pollen.com. This week, we dropped two spots to No.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Medicine, Allergy, Health

Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

Judge Henderson wona t contest findings of panel recommending censure

A Sedgwick County judge is not going to contest the findings of a state panel recommending that he be disciplined for violating judicial conduct rules.

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Related Topix: Entertainment

Tue Aug 26, 2014

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Mild, wet summer means bad fall allergies

"We've had so much rain this summer it's growing really tall," said Hroticulturist Bob Neier with the Sedgwick County Extension Agency.

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Related Topix: Pollen, Medicine, Health

The Wichita Eagle

Robin Williamsa death puts spotlight back on depression

"I felt my whole life had been for nothing," the 40-something writer/blogger said.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Wichita, KS, University of Kansas, Genetics, Medicine

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

WSU to host seminar on preventing sexual assaults

A seminar on preventing sexual assaults at schools and college campuses will take place at Wichita State University on Wednesday, WSU said in a prepared statement.

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Related Topix: Wichita State University, Prison

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Sedgwick County looks for homes for horses from Judge Riddel Boys Ranch

The county is looking for homes for the animals, who are 13 to 25 years old. Some of the horses are healthier than others.

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Related Topix: Fort Riley, KS

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Kansas uses more rigorous evidence standard for child abuse than other states

Kansas is the only state in the country that requires clear and convincing evidence to substantiate an allegation of child abuse or neglect.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Healthcare Law, Entertainment

The Wichita Eagle

Second-degree murder charge dropped against man in Sept. 2013 shooting

Prosecutors last week dropped a second-degree murder charge against a man accused of killing a 23-year-old found shot to death near Kechi last September.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kechi, KS

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

At least 4 shot during clash at apartment complex at 25th, Grove

A violent clash inside an apartment at a north Wichita complex left four men with gunshot wounds early Thursday morning, police said.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Violent Crime

Hispanic Business

Fitch Releases Report on Sedgwick County, KS

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The Wichita Eagle

Sedgwick County clarifies questions about lease of Judge Riddel Boys Ranch

Sedgwick County on Thursday clarified some information in its request for proposals for lease of the Judge Riddel Boys Ranch.

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The Wichita Eagle

Fire damages house on North Spruce

Fire crews battled a blaze Thursday at a house in the 200 block of North Spruce, near Second and Grove.

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Related Topix: Fire

The Wichita Eagle

Sad footnote on boys ranch

So some teens who might have benefited from the continuing operation of the Judge Riddel Boys Ranch are going instead to youth residential centers far from Wichita and their families.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Goddard, KS, Opinion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Capital-Journal

KDOT announces $1.2 billion in Kansas road improvements

The Kansas Department of Transportation on Thursday announced a projected $1.2 billion improvement program for highways, bridge replacement and local projects throughout the state.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Wichita, KS, Gove County, KS, Trego County, KS, Kansas City, KS

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Marijuana decriminalization supporters shift focus to spring ballot

The change comes after organizers received word from the Sedgwick County Election Office that it would not recount the petition they had submitted for the November ballot after several errors occurred in the initial count.

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

OttawaHerald.com

Flags lowered in honor of late Kansas state representative

Flags will be lowered to half-staff in honor of state Rep. Joe Edwards, R-Haysville, who died Tuesday evening, according to a news release from Gov. Sam Brownback's office.

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Related Topix: Haysville, KS, US Governors, Sam Brownback, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

The Wichita Eagle

Kellogg collision injures motorcycle rider

A man was seriously injured in a collision between a car and a motorcycle on the Kellogg flyover Wednesday morning, authorities said.

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The Wichita Eagle

Kobach defends embattled election official

Jean Schodorf, the Democratic candidate opposing Secretary of State Kris Kobach in November's election, urged that Kobach should fire the Sedgwick County election commissioner because of how she handled a ballot petition seeking to decriminalize marijuana in Wichita.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS

The Wichita Eagle

Pregnancy, baby fair set at Sedgwick County extension center

The Wichita Birth Alliance is hosting a Pregnancy and Baby Fair from 10 a.m. to noon on Sept.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS

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