Sedgwick County Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Gambling revenue at Kansas Star Casino up in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    October gambling revenue at the Kansas Star Casino was higher than the previous month, according figures released Wednesday by the Kansas Lottery. But both those numbers are lower than they were for the same two months in 2013, according to the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission.

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  2. Schaberg enters not guilty plea in arraignmentRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Ark Valley News

    ... is convicted of capital murder, prosecutors have indicated they will pursue the death penalty. On Nov. 5, Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett established that the prosecution would seek a separate sentencing proceeding for Schaberg if ...

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  3. Schmidt notifies 10th U.S. Circuit Court of gay marriage challengeRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    Kansas' attorney general on Wednesday notified an appeals court he is challenging Tuesday's court ruling that blocks state officials from enforcing Kansas' ban of same-sex marriages. Attorney General Derek Schmidt told the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that he is appealing "any and all appealable issues" from Tuesday's ruling by U.S. District Judge Daniel Crabtree in Kansas City, Kan.

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  4. Sales tax a tough sell for Wichita, surrounding citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... measure was defeated soundly by a margin of 62.826 to 37,892, according to preliminary results from the Sedgwick County Election Office. "The city will not turn its back on the water situation and it will remain a priority," says Wichita Mayor Carl ...

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  5. Douglass man, 31, identified as victim of fiery car crash on Oct. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    A man found dead Oct. 12 after the vehicle he was driving struck a tree and caught fire has been positively identified as John E. Baker, 31, of Douglass, the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday. Shortly before 2 a.m. Oct. 12, the vehicle left the road at 71st South and Greenwich Road, the office said.

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  6. Commercial Building PermitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    The following applications for commercial building permits have been filed by contractors on the seventh floor of City Hall, 455 N. Main, and The Sedgwick County Yard, Seneca and Stillwell. Gray Construction, houses: 1142 W. Maywood, 1136 W. Maywood, 1128 W. Maywood, 1122 W. Maywood, 1116 W. Maywood, 1110 W. Maywood, 1104 W. Maywood, each valued at $191,692.

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  7. You dona t sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... once they put in SuperTarget stores and the Derby store that might be the death knell for that store." - Sedgwick County Commissioner Tim Norton on the planned closing of the east-side Target store, which he managed for 18 years Carrie Rengers ...

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  8. Wichita police: Chase of stolen car ended within secondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... the driver inside. He was taken to Via Christi Hospital St. Francis in serious condition, Espinoza said. A Sedgwick County Sheriff deputy's pursuit of the vehicle was called off shortly before 8:30 a.m. But the vehicle was involved in a crash at ...

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  9. PHOTOS: Cinda the elephant diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... because she participated in the Wichita Executive High School Intern Program. Cinda an elephant at the Sedgwick County Zoo has hay piled on her head while she eats. (September 22, 2006) Stephanie and Cinda, African elephants at the Sedgwick County ...

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  10. Sedgwick County Zoo elephant Cinda dies at 43Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... to raise in the public campaign. The new 'Elephants of the Zambezi River Valley' exhibit to be built at the Sedgwick County Zoo is shown in this artist rendering. The new 'Elephants of the Zambezi River Valley' exhibit to be built at the Sedgwick ...

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  11. Howell says he'll be conservative but pragmatic on Sedgwick County CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Business Journal

    Jim Howell , who was elected Tuesday to fill the seat of outgoing Sedgwick County Commissioner Jim Skelton , says he's more conservative than his predecessor.

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  12. Coroner officially identifies three Wichita plane crash victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Business Journal

    The Sedgwick County Regional Forensic Science Center has confirmed the identities of three of the four people who were killed last week when a small plane crashed into a FlightSafety International building at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport.

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  13. Vote 2014 odds and endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | KAKE

    Amid all the talk about Republicans sweeping most statewide races, here are some odds and ends from Vote 2014 in KAKEland you may have overlooked: Final unofficial returns from District 79 in Cowley and Sumner Counties show Republican Larry Alley leading incumbent Democrat Ed Trimmer by only six votes - 3,288 to 3,282. In District 88 serving southeast Sedgwick County, incumbent Democrat Patricia Sloop trails Republican Joseph Scapa by only 48 votes, out of about 5,050 cast.

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  14. Augusta woman killed in one-car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    A 51-year-old Augusta woman was killed Tuesday night in a one-vehicle crash in Sedgwick County, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. According to the patrol, Shriver was driving a 2010 Ford Focus east on K-254 highway just west of Oliver Road around 8:05 p.m. Tuesday when the car left the roadway and entered the center median.

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  15. Manufacturing Awards: Envision Inc. sharing the wealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... also sponsors nine community events, including an annual touchable art sculpture and Braille exhibit at the Sedgwick County Zoo , the Wichita River Festival and American Diabetes Association Step Out Walk. That kind of support, Monteferrante says, ...

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  16. Wichita sales tax increase defeated, Brownback, Orman victorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... was 52 to 43 percent in Roberts' favor. Returns showed challenger Melody McCray-Miller leading incumbent Sedgwick County Commissioner Richard Ranzau for the District 4 seat for most of the evening. In the end Ranzau was re-elected to another term. ...

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  17. ELECTION: Ranzau wins second termRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Ark Valley News

    ELECTION: Ranzau wins second term Last Updated: November 04, 2014 Incumbent Sedgwick County Commissioner Richard Ranzau squeaked by Democratic challenger Melody McCray-Miller in a race for District 4 Tuesday, winning re-election by a 51 percent to 48 percent margin, according to vote totals released by the election office. With all precincts reporting, Ranzau had 12,021 votes to McCray-Miller's 11,467.

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  18. Ranzau retains seat on Sedgwick County Commission; Howell wins handilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    A new majority likely will rule the Sedgwick County Commission after Richard Ranzau retained his District 4 seat in a close race and Jim Howell handily won the District 5 seat on Tuesday. Ranzau trailed Democrat Melody McCray-Miller most of the night but pulled in 51 percent of the votes to McCray-Miller's 48 percent when results for all precincts came in.

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  19. Wichita voters reject sales taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Business Journal

    About 62 percent of Wichita voters rejected a proposed 1-cent sales tax that would have funded a new Wichita water source and other community projects. According to preliminary results from the Sedgwick County Election Office, 62,826 Wichitans voted against the sales tax while 37,892 voted in favor.

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  20. Davis leads Brownback for governor in early election resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Democrat Paul Davis led Gov. Sam Brownback by 1 percentage point with about one-fourth of the statewide votes counted. In Sedgwick County, Davis held a very slim lead.

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