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  1. What Wichita school board candidates have to say about the issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    In the District 4 race, incumbent Jeff Davis will be on the ballot but says he is not campaigning. He did not respond to The Eagle's voter guide questionnaire.

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  2. Students compete in - Arc Madness' at southeast Wichita's Garvey Sports CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    And a 6-foot-6-inch center named Dallas Dismuke from East High School, who offered this strategy for the upcoming championship game: Dismuke and more than 200 other high school students with special needs participated in "Arc Madness" on Friday, a half-day basketball tournament sponsored by the Arc of Sedgwick County's Circle of Friends program, Wichita public schools and the YMCA. Marty Rothwell, director of programs for the Arc, said the tournament - which featured 14 school-based special-education teams competing in four divisions - is the only one of its kind in the country.

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  3. Behind bars for lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ark Valley News

    Daniel U. Perez listens to Judge Joseph Bribiesca as he is sentenced in Sedgwick County District Court March 24. Perez received two life sentences plus nearly 34 years. Behind bars for life By David Dinell Last Updated: March 26, 2015 Perez sentenced in first-degree murder conviction Prison will be Daniel U. Perez's home for the rest of his life.

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  4. Voting begins in local electionsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Ark Valley News

    Voting begins in local elections By The News staff Last Updated: March 26, 2015 Advance voting has begun for local school board and city council elections. Several races will be decided in north Sedgwick County and some already appear to be set.

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  5. Mayora s race fact check: Sam Williams ads against Jeff Longwell misleadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... to build the 13th Street flyover over I-235. The state committed T-Works money for the $50 million project. Sedgwick County commissioners had to sign off on the project because part of it was on county right-of-way. When they did so in January 2012, ...

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  6. Final Friday gallery crawl scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wichita Eagle

    5-7: Newman University Steckline Gallery, 3100 McCormick (Frank Martinez); Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main (lecture by Jane Rhoads), Artist Central , 5014 E. Central (Bruce Robinson, Jo Zakas, Donald and Holley Schmidlapp) ...

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  7. Opinion Line ExtraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... as a valid source for claims against Jeff Longwell. He just lost my vote. We, as residents of Wichita and Sedgwick County, need to find out where our city and county leaders get their vehicles' front-end alignment work done. Maybe we could get a ...

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  8. Crash at K-254 and Greenwich kills one person, injures anotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Wichita Eagle

    One person is dead after a crash at K-254 and Greenwich late Thursday evening, according to a Sedgwick County emergency dispatcher. The dispatcher said the call about the crash came in shortly after 8:30 p.m. One was pronounced dead at the scene, and another person with serious injuries was transported to Via Christi Hospital St. Joseph, the dispatcher said.

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  9. Person dies following crash in northeast Sedgwick CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KAKE

    The crash happened just after 8:30 p.m. near K-254 and Webb Road. That's just northeast of Bel Aire. Dispatchers provided no details about the crash but did confirm that one person has died. It's not yet known if anyone else was injured.

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  10. Database: Here are the Kansas places that are growing, shrinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Business Journal

    Sedgwick County had about 10,000 more residents in 2014 than it did in 2010, according to new estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau .

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  11. Thunderstorm brought hail, wind a " but not much rain a " to WichitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... in Wichita, she said. Pea- and marble-sized hail was a common report around the city. Northwestern Sedgwick County reported more than .3 of an inch of rain, but the official total for the city at the recording station next to Wichita Dwight D. ...

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  12. Non-profit helps people with developmental disabilities find workRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KAKE

    Finding a job in today's economy can be tough, but a non-profit in Sedgwick County has helped one man find success. "He's always in a good mood," said Dan Hecht, warehouse manager.

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  13. Wichita seeking feedback for first food truck regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Business Journal

    ... of food trucks kind of took off in the last three to five years," says Tom Stolz , director of the Wichita/Sedgwick County Metropolitan Area Building and Construction Department. Stolz says the city is seeking feedback as it puts together Wichita's ...

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  14. Area schools pulling all Blue Bell ice cream productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KAKE

    ... you sick. "Yes that's the interesting thing about listeria," said Chirs Steward, epidemiologist with the Sedgwick County Health Department. "Unlike salmonella, listeria likes refrigerator temperature and so it actually multiplies in the ...

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  15. Wanted: Applicants for Sedgwick County jail jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Wichita Eagle

    With 38 job openings at the Sedgwick County Jail, the Sheriff's Office has stepped up recruiting for jail deputies, Sheriff Jeff Easter said Wednesday. Jobs have become open through attrition, and the openings are difficult because it means some deputies are working overtime, and the office wants to relieve their stress, Easter said.

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  16. Sedgwick County deputies find 10 pounds of pot in carRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Wichita Eagle

    Sedgwick County deputies seized about 10 pounds of marijuana found hidden in a vehicle after a traffic stop, the Sheriff's Office said Wednesday. Sheriff's Lt.

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  17. Advance voting begins for city elections in Sedgwick CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Wichita Eagle

    You can cast an advance vote for Wichita mayor and other local issues starting Wednesday at the Sedgwick County Election Office. Voting will be open at the office, 510 N. Main, Suite 101, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through April 3 and 8 a.m. to noon April 6. Election Day is April 7. The Wichita Eagle is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.

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  18. Kansas Commune Leader Daniel Perez Sentenced to Life for Murder, Other ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WMDH-AM New Castle

    A former Kansas commune leader likely will spend the rest of his life in prison after his conviction on 28 criminal charges, including the murder of a woman found floating in a pool whose death he "predicted." Daniel Perez, 55, was sentenced Tuesday in Wichita, Kansas, by Sedgwick County District Judge Joseph Bribiesca to serve two life sentences, plus 406 months on charges that include first-degree and premeditated murder, child rape and other sex crimes, and directing that life insurance and car credit applications be filled out with false information, reports The Wichita Eagle.

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  19. Man who led a Kansas commune that collected millions of dollars in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Daily Mail

    ... month in the 2003 drowning death of Patricia Hughes at the suburban Wichita compound where the commune lived Sedgwick County District Judge Joseph Bribiesca ordered Perez's sentences to be served consecutively, so he wouldn't be eligible for parole ...

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  20. Kansas commune leader gets life term for slaying of memberRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | TheCourier.com

    ... exploitation of a child conviction, and nearly 34 more years behind bars on 26 other counts, including rape. Sedgwick County District Judge Joseph Bribiesca ordered Perez's sentences to be served consecutively, so he wouldn't be eligible for parole ...

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