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  1. Letters on Kellogg stoplights, Ikea s ideas, Clean Power Plan, Trump, womena s voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    Way back when the 1 percent countywide sales tax was approved by Sedgwick County voters for the expansion of Kellogg to a six-lane freeway, a major advertising pitch aimed at the voters was to reduce the number of traffic signals on the highway. I remember the ad stating there were perhaps 14 or 15 traffic lights across the city that would someday go away.

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  2. Beth Clarkson: Allow an audit of voting tapesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Some Kansans appear to see my research into the integrity of our electronic voting machines as an attack on Kris Kobach, the Kansas secretary of state, and on Tabitha Lehman, the Sedgwick County election commissioner. Others appear to see my statistical analysis of voting results in 2014 as an attempt to overturn that year's elections.

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  3. Police chief a crucial decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... among jurisdictions every day as well as when crises arise. The next chief will have to work closely with Sedgwick County Sheriff Jeff Easter on the overdue relocation of the joint city-county law enforcement training center. Other timely challenges ...

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  4. Lonny Wright: Wichitaa s a most-informed citizenaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    ... to become friends with Lonny although politically I think we're pretty far opposite from each other," said Sedgwick County Commissioner Jim Howell. "He disagrees with me a lot, but at least he's willing to listen," Howell says. "And he's willing to ...

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  5. Governing bodies to discuss bond refinancing, panhandling, loud stereosRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    Panhandling, loud car stereos and bond refinancing are among matters local governing bodies plan to take up this coming week. The Shawnee County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Monday in its chambers in Room B-11 of the county courthouse at 200 S.E. 7th, while the Topeka City Council will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in its chambers at 214 S.E. 8th.

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  6. Man threatens officers with screwdriver at Wichita hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KAKE

    ... ian Sigman. One officer used his Taser on the suspect and took him into custody. The man was booked into the Sedgwick County Jail for aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer, resisting arrest and obstruction.

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  7. Ranzau: Budget changes were needed, align with 'American values'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    A contentious county budget process was as much a matter of American values as it was about dollars and cents, said Richard Ranzau, chair of the Sedgwick County Commission. "We can give you a rationale for every decision that we made, and I have to say the vast majority of them should be made regardless of whether or not we had a budget deficit," Ranzau said.

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  8. Police arrest man in rape of jogger at east-side parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... said. She was taken to a local hospital for treatment and assessment, and Reynolds lauded the nurses and the Sedgwick County Regional Forensic Science Center for their work in the case. Baskin was booked on two probation violations. He is suspected ...

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  9. Jury convicts man of sexually assaulting jogger in Eastview ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wichita Eagle

    A Sedgwick County jury has convicted a Wichita man of sexually assaulting a jogger he snatched off a walking path at Eastview Park on a summer afternoon last year. Benton Baskin faces prison time for the June 13, 2014, attack when he is sentenced Oct. 23 by District Judge Terry Pullman.

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  10. One dead in crash at 43rd, HydraulicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... al crash, a Wichita fire truck was involved in an unrelated crash about two miles to the north, according to Sedgwick County emergency dispatchers. Only minor injuries were reported, and the victims refused emergency medical services.

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  11. Man convicted of stealing machete and baby powder wona t have to pay for damage to houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wichita Eagle

    A burglar convicted of stealing a machete and baby powder doesn't have to pay for damage he apparently did to the plumbing and wiring of the house he burglarized, the Kansas Court of Appeals has ruled. The court issued that decision Friday in the case of Gregory Miller, who appealed a Sedgwick County District Court ruling requiring him to pay $4,700 restitution to the owner of a vacant house he burglarized in June 2013.

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  12. Police seek help in locating 5-month-old Vincent MooreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... 11 leaving a house in the area of 31st and Hydraulic with his father; the child has not been seen since. Sedgwick County Sheriff's Deputies located the father and the 2-year-old child on July 29, but Vincent was not located. Investigators have ...

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  13. Family says seat belt saved teen driver's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Ark Valley News

    ... what could happen." Ward wasn't expecting anything to happen on her way to school Aug. 19. According to the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office, Ward was driving a 1997 Suburban north on Ridge Road, and the Valley Center school bus, driven by Merrie K. ...

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  14. Video of man using dog as a weapon goes viralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Ark Valley News

    ... said. Rush was taken to a local hospital for an evaluation after the incident and then booked into the Sedgwick County jail. He was charged with aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer, which is a felony, and three misdemeanors: animal ...

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  15. Baby drowns in bathtub in North Chautauqua homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wichita Eagle

    The incident was reported at about 10:20 p.m. Thursday in the 800 block of North Chautauqua, a Sedgwick County emergency dispatcher said.

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  16. Three events this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... partnership between Fidelity Bank, whose commercial banking division is now in the Carnegie, and the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum next door. The concerts are free. More info about these and other centennial events: wichitacarnegie.com. ...

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  17. Body of minor found near Haysville schoolRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | KHGI

    Sedgwick County sheriff's Lt. Lin Dehning told The Wichita Eagle the juvenile's death appears to be a suicide.

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  18. Authorities: Body of youth found near Oatville Elementary in HaysvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Wichita Eagle

    Parents of students at Oatville Elementary School were given the option of keeping their children home from classes Thursday after the body of a minor was found near the school playground, officials said. The death of the juvenile appears to be a suicide, Sedgwick County sheriff's Lt.

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  19. Father of missing Wichita infant sent to jail for a yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Capital-Journal

    ... device, didn't report to his probation officer and didn't pay court costs. The admissions sent him back to Sedgwick County jail. The Wichita Eagle reports ( http://bit.ly/1hhiclu ) Moore's 5-month-old son, Vincent Moore, hasn't been seen since July ...

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  20. Father of missing Wichita infant sent to jailRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | KHGI

    ... device, didn't report to his probation officer and didn't pay court costs. The admissions sent him back to Sedgwick County jail. The Wichita Eagle reports ( http://bit.ly/1hhiclu ) Moore's 5-month-old son, Vincent Moore, hasn't been seen since July ...

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