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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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1 hr ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Elk Wander Into Wichita Residential Neighborhood

Residents in northwest Wichita had a couple of surprise guests drop in for their Labor Day barbecues.

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1 hr ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Multiple Grass Fires Near Wichita

Fire crews from several agencies were busy all Sunday afternoon battling a string of grass fires.

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4 hrs ago | Alberta Venture

Twin Otter: The Death and Rebirth of a Great Canadian Plane

Stephen Stasiak can't keep up with the flags. He's short three right now, he says, as he walks through Viking Air's 5,388-square-metre assembly plant near Calgary International Airport.

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8 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Good Deeds: Volunteer enjoys introducing next generation to art

"I pick and choose where I spend my time," said Johnson, 40, who also volunteers with the Junior League, Youth Entrepreneurs of Kansas and the Tallgrass Film Festival.

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12 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Kansas cool summers probably wona t lead to harsh winters, experts say

A late-August heat wave that more than doubled the number of 100-degree days in Wichita for the year hushed - momentarily, at least - a question many folks were asking as summer's home stretch arrived.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Community leaders want diverse viewpoints in seeking new Wichita police chief

Leaders of minority communities are calling for a diversity of voices to be heard in selecting Wichita's next police chief.

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The Wichita Eagle

Grass fires kept firefighters busy on a windy Sunday afternoon in Wichita area

The first call was reported at 12:48 p.m. as a fire in the frontyard at 3233 S. Blue Lake Court, said a dispatcher for the Sedgwick County 911 system.

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The Wichita Eagle

Wichita sees coolest July since 1967

The last time Wichita had a July this cool, man hadn't walked on the moon yet and Vince Lombardi still prowled the sidelines for the Green Bay Packers.

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The Wichita Eagle

Police: Woman arrested after man reports being robbed

A 46-year-old man reported he had made contact with the woman but then was hit in the back of head with an unknown object, lost consciousness, and when he came to his wallet with bank cards and $120 in cash were missing, according to Sgt.

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The Wichita Eagle

In Need of Care: Sedgwick County parents who allegedly beat, locked...

The parents of a 14-year-old Sedgwick County girl diagnosed by a doctor as a victim of child torture appeared in court Monday to face abuse charges.

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The Wichita Eagle

NexStep program a pathway to jobs

Victor Moreno dropped out of North High School before his senior year when he realized he wouldn't have enough credits to graduate.

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The Wichita Eagle

Opinion Line

There are a lot of hardworking people in Wichita who have a good work ethic. Consider for moment how long someone who performed as Barack Obama has would last in an aircraft plant.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Independent Senate candidate Greg Orman: Political choices dona t need to be either-or

The Kansas independent candidate for U.S. Senate said Saturday that the traditional American two-party political system creates "a false set of choices" for voters, and his campaign is focusing on a different mindset.

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The Wichita Eagle

Parade kicks off Black Arts Festival in Wichita

People don't realize that there are horses in Wichita, Franchot Anderson says. But there they were, galloping over McAdams Park during the Black Arts Festival that lasts all Labor Day weekend.

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The Wichita Eagle

Traffic accident causes power loss for hundreds

About 1,800 Westar customers were without electricity Saturday morning following a traffic accident that brought down a power line and caused a fire in the 2600 block of North Market.

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The Wichita Eagle

Repaired troll sculpture returned to its spot near Keeper of the Plains

The troll, a 200-pound bronze sculpture created by Wichita artist Connie Ernatt, has been missing from his hidey-hole under a grate near the Keeper of the Plains sculpture since October.

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The Wichita Eagle

9 things to do in Wichita this Labor Day weekend

Noon to 9 p.m. Saturday through Monday, McAdams Park, 1329 E. 13th St.; Unity Parade 11 a.m. Saturday, lining up at 17th and Holyoke and proceeding down 17th to the park.

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KAKE

2 Wichitans sprayed with chemicals want answers

Thunderstorms are possible across parts of KAKEland on Friday. Keep it with the KAKE First Alert Forecasters for the latest weather information.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Downtown Wichita - Troll' sculpture missing an arm

Vandalism to the 7-foot bronze sculpture, which is located beneath a drainage grate in the 700 block of West Central, was discovered by city employees, police said in a press release.

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The Wichita Eagle

Fall theater preview 2014: a Beauty and the Beast,a a Sister Acta among shows coming to Wichita

Cabaret Oldtown closed in May after more than two decades of offering hip, edgy musicals like "Pageant," "Menopaus-A-Palooza" and "The Great American Trailer Park Musical" along with original musical/comedy revues from a stable of favorite local performers.

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