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  1. Wichita sales tax does little to close maintenance gapRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Voice For Liberty in Wichita

    ... sales tax next year for quality of life items. Earlier this year the steering committee for the Wichita/Sedgwick County Community Investments Plan delivered a report to the Wichita City Council . The report contains facts that are very relevant to ...

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  2. Comcare hopes to co-locate clinic with GraceMed on North AmidonRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Offering primary care and mental health care at one location is something both agencies want to try, said Comcare executive director Marilyn Cook. Comcare is the Sedgwick County's mental health center.

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  3. Joyland artifacts moved to a new homeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Workers from Miracle Sign Company move the Joyland entrance sign from a storage facility on Wednesday morning. Members of the Historic Preservation Alliance of Wichita and Sedgwick County, Inc. were at the park to pick up an animated entrance sign that they bought and plan to restore.

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  4. Historic preservation group moves pieces from Joyland storageRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... face needs a bath and more. Greg Kite, president of the Historic Preservation Alliance of Wichita and Sedgwick County, plans to restore the sign and the other pieces. "We've gathered up these artifacts to preserve them," Kite said. "We don't want ...

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  5. Piece of KAKE-1992Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KAKE

    ... Kansas' strong agricultural industry. The highlight of Yeltsin's visit was a trip to the Rau family farm in Sedgwick County,. The Russian President even took a turn driving a combine. He told the crowd Russia had 13,000 farms but needed five ...

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  6. Wichita Zoo Officials Detail Elephant ExhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

    ... will weigh about twice as much as Cinda or Stephanie, the elephants that we have right now," said Wright. Sedgwick County commissioners recently voted 3-2 to use $5.3 million of reserve money to build the new elephant barn. A controversial decision ...

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  7. Highest-paid employees at city of Wichita, Sedgwick County, Wichita State, USD 259 and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Business Journal

    City Manager Robert Layton is the highest-paid employee at the city of Wichita, with a 2014 salary of $207,867.

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  8. Trial this week for teen in rape, robbery of 76-year-old womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... aggravated robbery and criminal threat charges. Jury selection in his trial is expected to start Monday in Sedgwick County District Court. This week's proceedings are slated to last three to four days. Redmon was arrested a few blocks away from a ...

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  9. Officials: Wichita zoo will have third largest elephant exhibit in countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Capital-Journal

    Sedgwick County Zoo officials say they will house the third largest elephant exhibit in the country once a recently funded renovation is completed. Construction on the 5-acre exhibit will begin next month and be complete in May 2016.

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  10. Sedgwick Coounty Zoo shares plans for new elephant exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KAKE

    ... will weigh about twice as much as Cinda or Stephanie, the elephants that we have right now," said Wright. Sedgwick County commissioners recently voted 3-2 to use $5.3 million of reserve money to build the new elephant barn. A controversial decision ...

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  11. Sedgwick County official: Be wary of vehicle sales scams on CraigslistRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    The office announced last week that its consumer protection division recently has received multiple calls from people who lost money while trying to make a purchase. In one case, the purported seller got away with $7,500 after a man disclosed his bank account number to secure the sale of a vintage pickup truck located in another state.

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  12. Help Child Advocacy Center reach fundraising goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Wichita Eagle

    The necessity of handling more than 1,800 annual cases of child abuse and neglect with sensitivity and care should be enough to motivate the community to help the Child Advocacy Center of Sedgwick County raise $425,000 by Dec. 15 . That's when the center's leaders, including executive director Diana Schunn and Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett, say the nonprofit organization has to meet a $500,000 challenge grant.

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  13. Winning way forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Wichita Eagle

    With the whole state of Kansas suddenly the shiny center of the political universe, voters in Sedgwick County and Wichita risk being distracted from the crucial local issues and races on the Nov. 4 ballot. But the choices they make on the citywide sales tax and the County Commission races could decide how aggressively and effectively the community moves to reverse its economic fortunes.

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  14. Sedgwick County Zooa s new elephant exhibit will be first to feature boat ridesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Wichita Eagle

    Elephants of the Zambezi River Valley will be the third largest elephant exhibit in the United States when it opens at the Sedgwick County Zoo. At just more than five acres, the $10.6 million exhibit will feature two yards for people to see Stephanie and Cinda and the African elephants who will join them.

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  15. Can you help solve this crime?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... for a cash reward up to $2,500, and Crime Stoppers will never ask your name. Crime Stoppers of Wichita-Sedgwick County, a division of the Wichita Crime Commission, is a nonprofit organization of residents against crime that relies 100 percent on ...

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  16. PHOTOS: New images of elephant exhibit at Sedgwick County ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Wichita Eagle

    The new 'Elephants of the Zambezi River Valley' exhibit to be built at the Sedgwick County Zoo is shown in this artist rendering. The new 'Elephants of the Zambezi River Valley' exhibit to be built at the Sedgwick County Zoo is shown in this artist rendering.

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  17. Gardenera s almanacRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... for sale. The gardens are open until 8. Cover is $7, or $3 for members. Shade tree tour - A free tour of the Sedgwick County Extension Arboretum at 21st and Ridge Road will be offered on Tuesday evening to show people shade trees that are adapted to ...

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  18. Spots still available for Shocks, Cops and Kids event SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... at jennifer.wright@sedgwick.gov . The event is sponsored by WSU, the Wichita Police Department and the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office. The Wichita Eagle is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations ...

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  19. Businesses along Douglas welcome streetscape changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... from one side of Douglas to the other, said Scott Knebel, downtown revitalization manager for the Wichita-Sedgwick County Metropolitan Area Planning Department. "One of the priorities of the Project Downtown plan was to focus a on those corridors ...

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  20. The GrapevineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... is ksflinthillsquilttrail.com, where you can see the blocks mapped out. Houses and other structures in Sedgwick County are eligible to be on the trail, Larson said. People who love TOMS - the simple slip-ons that promise that a needy person gets a ...

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