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A Toddler Wanders Near a Busy Street. This Cop's Response May Surprise You.

As someone who highlights cases where cops and child protective services intrude into the private lives of families , I am positively delighted to showcase examples of the opposite happening.

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Related Topix: Parenting, Family

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Harvey, Butler counties included in heat advisory today

A heat advisory has been issued for much of eastern and northern Kansas for this afternoon, including portions of the Wichita metropolitan area.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Weather, Sedgwick County, KS, Harvey County, KS

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Seven Kansas properties added to national register

Churches in Harper and Butler counties and a Kansas City hotel are among the newest Kansas properties added to the National Register of Historic Places.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Kansas City, KS, Harper County, KS, Agriculture, Science, El Dorado, KS

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Official: Drug suspected in triple fatality could have been even more dangerous than LSD

Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper David Monckton talks about the two-car accident on K-254 that killed three people Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Benton, KS, Drug Enforcement Administration

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Business Journal

Butler County residents petition to stop oil well

A group of Butler County residents are trying to prevent Hawkins Oil from injecting salt water into the Arbuckle Formation, on the west side of Augusta, to recover oil.

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Related Topix: Augusta, KS

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Womana s family faults sheriff's office, teena s father in fatal wrong-way crash

Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper David Monckton talks about the two-car accident on K-254 that killed three people Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Drugs

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Butler Co. sheriff: Before wrong-way fatal crash, teen driver told deputy he had taken LSD

A 16-year-old driving the wrong way in a collision that killed him and two other people on K-254 on Sunday had told a Butler County sheriff's deputy earlier that morning that he had taken the hallucinogenic drug LSD, Sheriff Kelly Herzet said.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Benton, KS

Sun Jul 13, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Wrong Way Crash Kills 3 In Butler County

Three south-central Kansas residents are dead after a head-on collision involving a driver going the wrong way on a state highway near the Sedgwick County/Butler County line.

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Related Topix: Sedgwick County, KS, Wichita, KS

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Restored Beaumont Hotel taking off with pilots, motorcyclists

Ben VanKampen flew his 1957 Piper Pacer to the Beaumont Hotel for breakfast on a recent Saturday morning.

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Related Topix: Beaumont, KS, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Piper Cherokee, Piper Aircraft, Newton, KS, Wichita, KS

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Bike rider critical after being hit, dragged by dump truck in El Dorado

A bicyclist is in critical condition at Wesley Medical Center after a dump truck reportedly struck and dragged him in El Dorado on Wednesday afternoon, a Butler County dispatcher said.

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Related Topix: El Dorado, KS, Wichita, KS, Health

Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Wichita-area fireworks vendors expect sales to soon start picking up

The fireworks tent near Kellogg and the Butler County line stretches nearly 100 yards, almost big enough for a football game.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS, Health

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Police seek help in theft of construction material and tools near Clearwater

Sometime between 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 14, and 7 a.m. Sunday, June 15, a house being built in the 4400 block of South 135th Street West, near Clearwater, was broken into.

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Related Topix: Clearwater, KS, Wichita, KS

Thu Jun 26, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Sheriff Plans Update On Kansas Boy 1999 Disappearance

Authorities plan to give the public an update on the investigation into the 1999 disappearance of an 11-year-old southeast Kansas boy whose adoptive parents never reported him missing.

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Related Topix: El Dorado, KS, Towanda, KS

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Hays Daily News

Doubleheader weekend for NCRA sprints

June 24, 2014 - Sprint car action gets back underway this coming weekend as the National Championship Racing Association of Park City, Kansas presented by Precise Racing Products sprint car division takes part in a weekend double header this Saturday and Sunday night, June 28-29 at two different racing venues in the state of Kansas.

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Related Topix: Park City, KS, Kansas, Dodge City, KS, Wright, KS, Hutchinson, KS

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