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Kansas Democrats to only use mail-in ballots for presidential primary in May

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas Democrats have scrapped plans for polling sites for their May 2 presidential primary and are using only mail-in ballots because of the coronavirus pandemic. State Chairwoman Vicki Hiatt said Monday that polling sites are “going to be too risky” and some were at public schools and community colleges that have [...]

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By |2020-04-01T08:38:02-05:00April 1st, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Kansas Democrats to only use mail-in ballots for presidential primary in May

Kansas hospital cuts pay as coronavirus strains providers

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Health care providers in Kansas are facing financial strains as the coronavirus leads to an increase in the cost for supplies and a sharp drop in the number of patients seeking routine and non-emergency care. Wichita-based Stormont Vail Health CEO Robert Kenagy said in a statement Tuesday that cuts in wages [...]

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By |2020-04-01T08:30:31-05:00April 1st, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Kansas hospital cuts pay as coronavirus strains providers

Woman, 8-year-old girl shot, killed in Wichita home

Authorities investigating the shooting deaths of an 8-year-old girl and her mother in their Wichita home said Tuesday they looking for the woman’s boyfriend. Police found the bodies of 24-year-old Mickayla Sorell and her daughter, Natalia Lopez, on Monday while responding to a welfare check. Investigators said they believe the shooting occurred Saturday evening. Police [...]

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By |2020-03-31T15:48:12-05:00March 31st, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Woman, 8-year-old girl shot, killed in Wichita home

Outbreak prompts push to close Wichita abortion clinic

A Wichita-area official wants to temporarily close an abortion clinic to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The Wichita Eagle reports that Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O’Donnell has said he’ll ask the commission to shutter the Trust Women Wichita Clinic on Wednesday. He wants to strip abortion clinics from the list of “essential” businesses that [...]

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By |2020-03-31T15:44:38-05:00March 31st, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Outbreak prompts push to close Wichita abortion clinic

Kansas unemployment swells, inmates set free amid outbreak

TOPEKA (AP)- The spread of the coronavirus across Kansas is touching prisons, ranchers and the state’s revenue. Kansas reported at least 168 confirmed cases of the coronavirus Thursday, with three deaths. Unemployment also has spiked because of the economic fallout from the pandemic, with the unemployment claims last week 12 times as high as the [...]

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By |2020-03-27T09:51:38-05:00March 27th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Kansas unemployment swells, inmates set free amid outbreak

Kansas firefighters battling wildfires in Barber County

MEDICINE LODGE, Kan. — The Kansas National Guard has sent two helicopters to help local firefighters battle wildfires burning about 20-25 miles southwest of Medicine Lodge in Barber County. The agency says in a news release that the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters from the Kansas National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 108th Aviation out of Salina are [...]

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By |2020-03-26T15:37:54-05:00March 26th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Kansas firefighters battling wildfires in Barber County

Kansas sees 1,250% increase in initial unemployment claims

TOPEKA, Kan. — The number of jobless workers in Kansas who filed initial unemployment claims last week was 12 times as high as it was the week before as measures to control the spread of the new coronavirus took their toll on the economy. The U.S. Department of Labor reported Thursday that Kansas had almost [...]

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By |2020-03-26T15:30:43-05:00March 26th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Kansas sees 1,250% increase in initial unemployment claims

Man dies in accident at Tyson Meats plant in western Kansas

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a 30-year-old Garden City man died at a Tyson Fresh Meats plant in western Kansas. Finney County authorities say Kendrick Gregory was injured early Monday at the plant in Garden City. The sheriff’s office says Gregory was doing maintenance on an assembly line when he apparently was pulled [...]

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By |2020-03-25T09:13:41-05:00March 25th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Man dies in accident at Tyson Meats plant in western Kansas

Bill Braum, ice cream and burger chain founder, dead at 92

Braum’s Ice Cream and Dairy Stores says its founder, Bill Braum, has died. He was 92. The company announced the death Tuesday. The company says in a statement that Braum died Monday at his home in Tuttle, Oklahoma. He grew up in Emporia, KS, where he worked for the small butter and milk processing plant [...]

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By |2020-03-25T09:04:09-05:00March 25th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Bill Braum, ice cream and burger chain founder, dead at 92

Kansas stricter on gatherings; 1M people told to stay home

TOPEKA (AP)- Shelter-in-place orders are about to take effect for about a third of Kansas’ population to slow the spread of coronavirus. Gov. Laura Kelly also announced Monday that she will tighten restrictions on public gatherings. Five counties with about 1 million of the state’s 2.9 million residents are telling residents to stay at home [...]

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By |2020-03-24T11:41:54-05:00March 24th, 2020|Entertainment News, Local News|Comments Off on Kansas stricter on gatherings; 1M people told to stay home
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