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  1. Fantasy Football Illegal In KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

    ... for years. The law just popped up on its site under frequently asked questions drawing more attention. Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett says if you are paying to play, there's a prize and you are taking a chance in the game, then you ...

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  2. Murder charge refiled in 2013 shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... near Kechi last fall. Bell was originally charged in the shooting death of Deandre Freeman Jr. in March, but Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett asked for that case to be dismissed without prejudice earlier this month . The district ...

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  3. Sunflower Foundation Announces August 2014 Trail GrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Kansas Cyclist

    ... Derby Madison Avenue Central Park will be the site of Derby's new one-mile walking trail. Residents of the Sedgwick County town voted for a A1 2-cent sales tax in 2013 to fund transformation of the park from a treeless lot to an inviting green ...

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  4. Wichita arena sales tax not a model of successRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Voice For Liberty in Wichita

    ... revenue by government and its cronies is insatiable. An example: As the arena sales tax was nearing its end, Sedgwick County Commissioner Tim Norton "wondered ... whether a 1 percent sales tax could help the county raise revenue." ("Norton floats ...

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  5. Man charged with first-degree murder waives right to preliminary hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... felony murder in a fatal shooting at a house party this summer is facing jury trial Sept. 22, according to Sedgwick County District Court records. Christopher Cooper, 19, waived his right to a preliminary hearing last week, and he was bound over for ...

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  6. Forum planned on preventing police shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KAKE

    ... in Ferguson has extended well beyond the shooting, to the use of military equipment in law enforcement. Sedgwick County Sheriff's Officers showed off a military surplus armored vehicle Wednesday, which it obtained for free and has been used already ...

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  7. Two arrested after traffic stop in west Wichita leads to discovery of drugs in carRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office seized 3.5 pounds of methamphetamine and nearly 2 pounds of heroin during a traffic stop last week west of Wichita.

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  8. Wichita public meeting to discuss scrap metal theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    Scrap metal dealers, Kansas legislators and theft victims have been invited to the meeting, set for 9 to 11 a.m. at the Sedgwick County Extension Center's 4-H Hall, 7001 W. 21st St. in Wichita.

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  9. Wichitaa s latest food truck serves cupcakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... which they have converted into a food truck. Hastings will start off at events, including Zoobilee at the Sedgwick County Zoo on Sept. 6 the Red Barn Outdoor Market on Sept. 27. Her goal after that is to start hitting the street, food truck style, ...

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  10. Judge Won't Challenge State Panel's FindingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WIBW-TV Topeka

    ... for violating judicial conduct rules. The Commission on Judicial Qualifications found in July that Sedgwick County District Judge Timothy Henderson made inappropriate and offensive comments in the presence of female attorneys. The state panel helps ...

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  11. Panel recommends public censure of Judge Timothy HendersonRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Wichita Eagle

    A state panel has recommended to the Kansas Supreme Court that Sedgwick County Judge Timothy Henderson be disciplined by public censure for violating rules of judicial conduct.

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  12. Sedgwick County judge accused of sexual harassment is reassignedRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Wichita Eagle

    A Sedgwick County judge facing formal complaints - including allegations that he repeatedly made offensive sexual remarks to female prosecutors - has been reassigned.

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  13. Pollen allergies peak in WichitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... with wide open spaces." Weeds are very opportunistic, said Rebecca McMahon, horticulture agent for the Sedgwick County Extension Office. When there is ample rain, they will grow in ditches and other unmaintained areas in addition to their normal ...

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  14. Sedgwick County judge won't fight claims of harassment, gender biasRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Capital-Journal

    The Commission on Judicial Qualifications found in July that Sedgwick County district judge Timothy Henderson "engaged in harassment as well as gender bias by making repeated inappropriate and offensive comments in the presence of female attorneys employed by the Sedgwick County District Attorney's Office."

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  15. Mild, wet summer means bad fall allergiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | KAKE

    "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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  16. Robin Williamsa death puts spotlight back on depressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... doctor or a professional to manage," said Scheck, who is also director of outpatient services for Comcare, a Sedgwick County organization that helps people with mental health and substance abuse issues. There's a physical component that causes the ...

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  17. Ken Landwehr, who helped catch BTK, dies at 59Read the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... serial killer Dennis Rader - known as BTK - in 2005. "My heart is broken," Nola Foulston, the former Sedgwick County district attorney, said Monday. She worked hundreds of homicides with Landwehr. "Wherever he is now, I hope there is golf, and I ...

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  18. WSU to host seminar on preventing sexual assaultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... said. From 9 a.m. to noon, topics will include state laws for sexual crimes, resources for victims in Sedgwick County, legal aspects of reporting sexual crimes, and more. Taking part will be WSU's Midwest Criminal Justice Institute, the Sedgwick ...

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  19. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Business Wire

    )--Fitch Ratings has published a report on Sedgwick County, KS. The report is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.c... )--In this episode, A.M.BestTV examines how the Patient Protection and ...

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  20. Sedgwick County Zooa s chimpanzee Marbles dies at 44Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | The Wichita Eagle

    One of the Sedgwick County Zoo's most beloved and recognized animals died Sunday morning from an apparent heart attack.

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