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8 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Great Bend Tribune

Kansas wheat meetings and wheat U approach

Wheat harvest has mostly wrapped up and temperatures have increased, so take a few days and cool off at Kansas Wheat's Annual Meeting and High Plains Journal's Wheat U on Aug. 4 and 5 in Wichita.

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The Wichita Eagle

Urban Book Fest showcases local African-American authors

Author Trina Beasley is tired of watching talent leave Wichita. She knows that some of the most creative African-Americans have left her home city for artistic pursuits elsewhere.

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The Wichita Eagle

Officials: Few rapes reported, even fewer prosecuted

The intruder woke her in her bedroom early on a recent Sunday morning. He had a gun, he told her, and he forced her to do what he wanted.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Photographs, pranks and petting zoos

Norma S. Pearson/Courtesy Vanessa Pearson, age 6, pets a goat in 1990 in the Children's Farm at the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita, Kan.

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