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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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Mirror to provide $1 million toward YMCA facility in Newton

Mirror Inc., a nonprofit organization based in Newton, says it will provide $1 million toward the development of a facility planned in Newton by the Greater Wichita YMCA.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

2014 Black op Nationals

Milad Bakhtiari of Wichita gets in his 2008 Tesla Roadster, an all-electric sports car that was one of only 2,400 made at the Black Top Nationals in downtown Wichita Friday.

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The Wichita Eagle

At least 4 shot during clash at apartment complex at 25th, Grove

A violent clash inside an apartment at a north Wichita complex left four men with gunshot wounds early Thursday morning, police said.

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The Wichita Eagle

Man wounded in Aug. 7 gambling shooting dies

A man gravely wounded in a gunfight that broke out over a gambling dispute in a north Wichita apartment earlier this month has died, police said Friday.

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Business Journal

Wichita daycare shut down, owner jailed after backyard accident

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued an emergency order of suspension for Toytown Daycare in Wichita, and owner Christina Marie Hunt is in jail facing allegations of aggravated child endangerment.

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The Wichita Eagle

Now Consider This: Recovery from Ebola is cause for celebration

Many Wichitans took a personal interest in Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, the American medical missionaries who were infected by the Ebola virus, as Writebol's son Jeremy is a pastor in Wichita.

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The Wichita Eagle

Former Wichita massage parlor owner gets 5 years in prison

The former owner of Asian massage parlors in Wichita has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in a sex trafficking case.

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The Wichita Eagle

Former Wichita massage parlor owner gets 5 years in prison

The former owner of Asian massage parlors in Wichita has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in a sex trafficking case.

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The Wichita Eagle

Nelson Mosley named interim chief for Wichita Police Department

His rise through the ranks includes being in charge of the Crimes Against Persons section when the serial killer BTK resurfaced in 2004 after being silent for 25 years.

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The Wichita Eagle

New network aims to engage Wichitaa s young minority professionals

A new network for minority professionals, Wichita Urban Professionals, will hold a launch event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept.

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The Wichita Eagle

Generatora s exhaust pipe blamed for Spruce house fire

An exhaust pipe for a generator supplying power to a house without electricity is being blamed for a house fire Thursday night just east of downtown Wichita.

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The Wichita Eagle

Big Read Wichita will help readers discover a Maltese Falcona

Dashiell Hammett's classic detective novel "The Maltese Falcon" will take center stage in 2014's Big Read Wichita, which kicks off Oct. 1. The book - parts thriller, spy adventure, dark comedy and romance - is considered one of the cornerstones of American private-eye fiction.

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Wichita daycare shut down, owner jailed after backyard accident

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued an emergency order of suspension for Toytown Daycare in Wichita, and owner Christina Marie Hunt is in jail facing allegations of aggravated child endangerment.

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Business Journal

Digital leads to greater billings for Wichita ad agencies

The WBJ asked local agencies for the percentage break-downs of their various service types.

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The Wichita Eagle

Sad footnote on boys ranch

So some teens who might have benefited from the continuing operation of the Judge Riddel Boys Ranch are going instead to youth residential centers far from Wichita and their families.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Mother of Wichita pastor contracts Ebola virus in Africa

A Wichita pastor said Wednesday that his mother, who is a Christian missionary in Liberia, is fighting the Ebola virus.

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The Wichita Eagle

Pie Five Pizza to open at 21st and Rock

On the heels of opening his first Pie Five Pizza last Friday next to the Applebee's at Maple and Ridge, Jim Stevens now has plans for the market's third Pie Five.

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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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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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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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