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  1. Pratt man sentenced to consecutive life terms in prison for killing pregnant womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Wichita Eagle

    A Pratt man was sentenced Monday to consecutive life terms in prison for the premeditated murders of a woman and her unborn child last year, authorities said. Bryant Alan Seba, 22, was sentenced by Pratt County District Judge Francis Meisenheimer to two consecutive life sentences plus an additional 272 months for attempted premeditated murder to run concurrently, Attorney General Derek Schmidt said in a prepared statement.

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  2. Wichita weather: Two quite warm days before a rainy weekend arrivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Morning fog and a slight chance of showers are in the cards for Thursday morning in the Wichita area, forecasters say. Skies will clear gradually as the day goes on, with highs climbing to the upper 80s.

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  3. Kansas Man Electrocuted By Power LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    Authorities have identified a south-central Kansas man who was killed after coming into contact with a 7,200-volt power line. The Pratt County sheriff's office said Wednesday that 58-year-old Eric Notter, of Pratt, was electrocuted while using a bucket truck near the power line.

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  4. Worker, 58, electrocuted after touching power line near PrattRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    The Pratt County Sheriff's Office said the 58-year-old man was electrocuted after he came into contact with the line while using a bucket truck about 3 p.m. Tuesday. The man was taken to Pratt Regional Medical Center.

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  5. Man electrocuted in Pratt CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | KAKE

    Around 3 p.m., Pratt County Fire and Rescue, along with sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the area of Lake Road and Country Club Road near Pratt. A 58-year-old man had come into contact with a power line while using a bucket truck.

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  6. 3 hurt in head-on crash on U.S. 54 HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | KAKE

    ... just before 8:30 p.m. Monday on U.S. 54 near Rancho Road, at the western edge of Pratt. According to the Pratt County Sheriff's Office, a Ford Crown Victoria went left of center and hit a Jeep Grand Cherokee. Rescue crews extricated the driver and ...

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  7. Target Shooters Hit Homeless Man Near PrattRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    ... has been shot and wounded near a central Kansas park where a pair of teens were practicing target shooting. The Pratt County Sheriff said two teens, ages 15 & 16, were target practicing in an area south of the Ninnescah River and east of the park. ...

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  8. County weighs mandatory electronics recyclingRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    ... recycling of old computers and other electronic devices. The Pratt Tribune reports ( http://bit.ly/WPYyn0 ) the Pratt County landfill is approaching its daily 20-ton capacity, with up to 17 tons a day being dumped there. The County Commission this ...

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  9. Kansas county weighs mandatory electronics recyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | KAKE

    ... to require mandatory recycling of old computers and other electronic devices. The Pratt Tribune reports the Pratt County landfill is approaching its daily 20-ton capacity, with up to 17 tons a day being dumped there. The County Commission this week ...

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  10. Kay Arvin recalled as a a woman of courageaRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... during a private memorial service at a cemetery near Pretty Prairie and not far from where she grew up in Pratt County. Nola Foulston remembers that well. The former Sedgwick County District Attorney recalled how she would announce her name whenever ...

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  11. Kansas, Nebraska Ranches Earn BIF AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Beef Magazine

    ... and Carla graduated from Kansas State University in 1982, when they got married and began farming in eastern Pratt County near Preston, KS. They started with two irrigated circles, two dryland quarters and about 300 acres of grass, which they used ...

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  12. Pratt man charged with murder in January death of babyRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... girl, who was severely shaken between Jan. 11 and Jan. 14, according to a charging document filed in Pratt County. Upon the request of Pratt County Attorney Kenneth Van Blaricum, the Attorney General's Office will prosecute the case. Sponaugle made ...

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  13. Pratt shelters unclaimed petsRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2008 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... one glass case that was sitting there, with this fish tank sitting on it," said Alice Bailey, manager of the Pratt County Humane Society, which is caring for that fish and the approximately 100 other animals that were found after the tornado. The ...

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  14. Pratt shelters unclaimed petsRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2008 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... one glass case that was sitting there, with this fish tank sitting on it," said Alice Bailey, manager of the Pratt County Humane Society, which is caring for that fish and the approximately 100 other animals that were found after the tornado. The ...

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  15. Luxury Auction in KansasRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    A nearly 160-acre equestrian property, previously listed for $3.5 million, will go to auction without a reserve price in June.-Stefanos Chen Patrick Barker, a general surgeon, is selling this approximately 157-acre property in Pratt County, Kan., at absolute auction on June 3 with Grand Estates Auction Company.

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  16. Girl, 3, in protective custody after Wichita father prompts vehicle pursuitRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... into jail on suspicion of aggravated child endangerment, possession of opiates, fleeing and eluding and for a Pratt County warrant, sheriff's Lt. David Mattingly said. The office gave this account: At 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, deputies tried to stop a ...

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