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Wichita, Kansas is located in Sedgwick County. Zip codes in Wichita, KS include 67201, 67223, and 67219. The median home price in Wichita is $134,900 which is roughly $72/per square foot. More Wichita information.

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21 min ago | The Wichita Eagle

Wichita school officials demonstrate new Hall Pass visitor security system

Wichita school officials say a new security system that checks parents and other visitors against a nationwide database of sex offenders should not cause delays or discourage volunteering at schools.

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2 hrs ago | Business Journal

BBB honors Wichita-area businesses with Integrity Awards

The Better Business Bureau on Thursday honored three area businesses as 2014 Integrity Award winners, chosen for their ethical business practices and commitment to the community.

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4 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Wichita Toddler Injured In Lawnmower Accident

The accident happened after 9:00 a.m. at a home day care in the 1900 block of North Shefford Circle.

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4 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Two Wichita restaurants damaged by fire have delayed reopenings

But as tends to happen, owners at Sweet Basil and Stroud's are finding that it's taking longer than they predicted to get their restaurants operating again.

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4 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Toddler injured in west Wichita lawn mower accident

An 18-month-old girl nearly had her leg amputated below the knee after a lawn mower accident in west Wichita on Thursday morning, authorities said.

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5 hrs ago | Business Journal

Continuation of indoor football in the area likely, though not as Wichita Wild

While indoor football is apparently going to continue in the Wichita area, it won't continue as the Wichita Wild.

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6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Knight Foundation leader Coletta kicking of Wichita speaker series

Coletta's speech, which is free and open to the public, is at 5 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Lux, 120 E. First.

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7 hrs ago | Business Journal

Dunkin' Donuts franchisee plans nine Wichita locations

Meanwhile, another new franchise group, including Alison Leiszler-Bridges and Samantha Liby , plan to open three Dunkin' Donuts sites in the Manhattan area, and existing franchisees Douglas Hutton and David Riggs plan to develop two new sites in Topeka.

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10 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Kansas closes substance abuse treatment facility

A Kansas state agency has shuttered a Wichita group home after regulators say they found improperly stored medications, rodent infestations and unlicensed staff members.

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14 hrs ago | Business Journal

Passenger count at Mid-Continent Airport dips in June, still up for the year

After several months of year-over-year growth, the total number of passengers at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport dipped slightly in June.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Wichita weather: Gusty with more heat

Sunshine and breezy winds are part of the mix, too, with south-southwesterly winds gusting to more than 30 mph.

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The Wichita Eagle

Car-drying Wichita driver guilty in death of 6-year-old girl

A Wichita motorist who killed a child while he was speeding in an effort to dry off his just-washed car has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter, the district attorney's office announced Wednesday.

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Business Journal

Wichita Independent re-evaluating projects in $6.5M capital improvement plan

Milt Dougherty, Wichita Independent's head of school, says the school is re-evaluating portions of a $6.5 million facilities-improvement plan after bids for certain projects came in more than three times higher than what was initially projected.

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Business Journal

Five Wichita firms make Inc. 5000 fastest-growing list

No. 1232 - All Things BBQ Description: A retailer of grills, smokers, sauces, accessories, and everything needed for outdoor cooking.

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The Wichita Eagle

New security system will check Wichita school visitors against sex offender database

Wichita schools in the Southeast High feeder pattern will begin implementing a new security system Thursday that scans visitors' driver's licenses and checks them against a nationwide database of sex offenders.

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Aviation analyst sees slow growth in business jet market [The Wichita Eagle :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 19--When it comes to aviation, Wichita is not the next Detroit, an aviation forecaster said Tuesday at the Wichita Aero Club luncheon.

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The Wichita Eagle

Accident on South Meridian injures five

Wichita police were at the scene Tuesday night of a two-vehicle accident that injured five people, two seriously, on South Meridian, a block south of Harry, said Sgt.

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KAKE

Fmr. Wichita police chief talks seriousness of officer-involved shootings

In the wake of Tuesday's officer-involved shooting in Haysville, and the high profile officer-involved shooting of unarmed Missouri teen Michael Brown, local law enforcement is speaking out about how these incidents impact those who wear the badge.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Business Journal

Concern about public opinion of business jet remains

Many in the aviation industry have said negative public opinion of business jets - fueled by anti-industry rhetoric from President Obama - have hurt their business.

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Business Journal

Site prep starts on QuikTrip near 37th North, Ridge Road

Site work has begun on a piece of ground near 37th Street North and Ridge Road that is slated to become a QuikTrip.

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