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Saturday Jul 5 | 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

Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

State seeking to dismiss suit against DCF over killing of El Dorado girl

The state is expected to argue in court Thursday afternoon that a judge should dismiss a lawsuit over the killing of an 18-month-old El Dorado girl.

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Related Topix: El Dorado, KS, Health

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Business Journal

Butler County Special Education Cooperative changing its governance

Until now, USD 490 El Dorado has served as the governing body for the Special Education Co-Op.

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Related Topix: El Dorado, KS

Mon Jun 16, 2014

OttawaHerald.com

Symphony returns home to the range

The rolling, open hills of the tallgrass prairie set the scene for a glimpse of original pioneer life for about 6,700 attendees at the ninth annual Symphony in the Flint Hills Saturday near Rosalia.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Rosalia, KS, Wichita, KS

The Wichita Eagle

Man, 40, charged with felony mistreatment at Andover nursing home makes court appearance

A 40-year-old man accused of mistreating a dependent adult at an Andover nursing home earlier this year made his first court appearance Monday.

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Related Topix: Andover, KS

Sat Jun 14, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Report: Kansans buckling up more

More Kansas drivers have been buckling up, but scores of citations are still being issued to drivers in the state who aren't wearing their seat belts.

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Related Topix: Kansas, Recreational Vehicle, Citation, Wichita, KS, Sedgwick County, KS, Reno County, KS

The Wichita Eagle

Gallery: 2014 Symphony in the Flint Hills

The sun rises over Gottsch Cattle Co. Ranch outside Rosalia, Kan. and welcomes concert-goers to the 9th annual Symphony in the Flint Hills event.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rosalia, KS, Chase County, KS, Cottonwood Falls, KS

Fri Jun 13, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Escaped Hutch inmate recaptured in Wichita

The Kansas Department of Corrections says 43-year-old Christopher Ward was arrested Thursday evening by Kansas Department of Corrections agents, K-9 officers and U.S. Deputy Marshals.

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Related Topix: Wichita, KS

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