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  1. Super Spectacular Circus bringing elephants, acrobats to WichitaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    The show begins at 6:30 p.m. and will feature Ringmaster Steven Best, trapeze artists dubbed The Flying Cortes, "The Human Cannonball" and more. The elephants will display acts of "grace, intelligence and strength" as they share the stage with a member of the Carden family, Catherine Carden.

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  2. Opinion LineRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Bike paths are a necessity not a luxury. If Wichita doesn't get more for younger people to do, Wichita won't have any young people.

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  3. Kansas City hit with freezing rain, slick roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Freezing rain slowly moved into the Kansas City area early Sunday and is expected to intensify into the afternoon hours. The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill, Mo., has slightly lowered its estimates on total ice accumulations, but roads will continue to be hazardous until Sunday afternoon.

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  4. Small-town department store defying the oddsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Jetts Department store owner Sherrie Eaton and her husband, Jim, took over the Anthony store in the early '80s. The store has been going since 1912.

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  5. MLK celebrations, closingsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, hundreds of Wichitans will attend a celebration in King's honor at the Wichita State Metropolitan Complex, 5015 E. 29th St. North. The celebration starts at noon on Monday and will feature Ralph West of The Church Without Walls in Houston speaking about "Following in His Footsteps."

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  6. Kansas cowtown listed among top western towns in nationRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    It should come as no surprise to Kansans - our cowtowns are some of the top western towns in the nation. Abilene was just recently named with such an honor by True West Magazine.

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  7. Semi nearly hits trooper on Kansas interstateRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Dashcam video shows a semi losing control on a rain-slick Kansas interstate Sunday morning, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. It crossed the median of I-70 in Russell County, into oncoming lanes and nearly hit a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper in his patrol car.

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  8. Brunt of ice storm misses WichitaRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    The weekend ice storm that threatened to wreak havoc on south-central Kansas appeared to go out with a whimper Sunday afternoon. Trees and other elevated surfaces were left with a layer of glazed ice Sunday morning, but road conditions - despite being wet from overnight precipitation - were not hazardous in most places.

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  9. Morning fire leads to evacuation at airport Best WesternRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Firefighters responded to a blaze at the Best Western Airport Inn & Conference Center in west Wichita early Sunday, though no injuries were reported. The call went out shortly after 8 a.m., according to 911 scanner traffic, sending several Wichita Fire Department trucks to the complex at 6815 W. Kellogg.

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  10. Letters on Piatt crash, womena s march, oil and gas, ACA, Russian influenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    The following letter was submitted by state Sen. Oletha Faust-Goudeau, D-Wichita, Carla Lee, John Polson, Inga Taylor, Sonya House, James Arbertha, Jamil Moody and Herb Duncan: Let us not forget the tragedy that struck 52 years ago on Jan. 16, 1965. A KC-135 fuel tanker plane from McConnell Air Force Base crashed into the Wichita neighborhood at 20th and Piatt Street.

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  11. Everything you didn't know about ice saltRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    With icy conditions expected for Sunday, Lucas Orozco of Strasser Hardware explains the variations of melting products, including those your dog will appreciate. Snow comes tumbling down in dramatic fashion in Wichita's Old Town Square on Feb. 22, 2013.

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  12. a Doca caretakers find shelter from the storm for historic warbirdRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    The caretakers of "Doc," the restored World War II B-29 bomber, have found temporary shelter to protect the historic plane from the ice storm in Wichita this weekend. Doc's Friends Inc. reached an agreement with a local company to store the plane, not only from the coming ice but from spring weather later this year.

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  13. Woman critically injured in south Wichita collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    The two-vehicle collision was reported at 6:35 p.m. at the intersection of Hydraulic and 47th Street South, a Sedgwick County emergency dispatch supervisor said. A woman reportedly in her 60s was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

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  14. Capitol Beats: Budget proposal dominates first week of legislative sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback delivers his State of the State address Tuesday night. Behind Brownback is the Speaker of the House, Ron Ryckman, left, and President of the Senate, Susan Wagle.

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  15. Burst of sunshine delays a " but doesna t derail a " ice storm in Wichita areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Wichita Eagle

    A few hours of sunshine in the Wichita area Saturday warmed temperatures well above freezing by early afternoon, pushing back the local arrival of the ice storm expected to grip most of Kansas this weekend. "It's going to show its hand here pretty soon," National Weather Service meteorologist Ken Cook said early Saturday afternoon of the ice storm.

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  16. Sedgwick County forms group to review financial vulnerability after fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Wichita Eagle

    And it has already taken some action: removing an electronic document that vendors use to request payment from the county's website. The Vulnerabilities Working Group is tasked with performing "an overall review of securing financial data," according to Kate Flavin, Sedgwick County's public information officer.

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  17. Why did Wichita students form a club to study math? a You get to be smartaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Wichita Eagle

    Students work to solve math problems at Katherine Johnson Scholar Sisters, a group formed to get female elementary students interested in STEM subjects. They meet twice a week for advanced learning on math and other STEM subjects.

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  18. Wichita lawmaker plans another transgender bathroom billRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Wichita Eagle

    A Wichita lawmaker plans to propose legislation that would require public school students to use restrooms, locker rooms and other facilities that correspond with their gender at birth. Rep. John Whitmer, R-Wichita, says his proposal was prompted by a controversial policy at Derby High School , which allows transgender students to use bathrooms matching their gender identity.

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  19. Man, 19, shot just before midnight.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Wichita Eagle

    A Wichita man, 19, was shot in the neck just before midnight on Friday, an aggravated battery crime for which police have few leads.

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  20. Man shot while being pistol-whippedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Wichita Eagle

    The victim wounded during a Friday robbery was shot in the head while being pistol-whipped, Wichita police said Saturday. The man, 22, is expected to survive, police Sgt.

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