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Brownback set to be on vacation when new budget cuts are announced

FactFinder 12 has learned Governor Sam Brownback will be on “personal vacation” when his office announces $50 million in cuts this Friday. 

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Officials: Mountain lion sighting in Wichita just a rumor for now

A rumor going around social media claims that a mountain lion has been spotted roaming around southwest Wichita. For now, wildlife and parks officials say it's just that: a rumor.

Right lanes of KS Turnpike back open after fatal crash

UPDATE: Kansas Turnpike Authority reports 39-year-old Michael Lyden was killed in the crash.

Man charged with animal abuse, other charges following disturbing video

A Wichita man accused in a shooting and of throwing a cat against a wall made his first appearance in court Tuesday afternoon.

Oklahoma quakes damage, crack Wichita homeowner's property

Five reported earthquakes shook up parts of Oklahoma on Monday, rattling items right off the shelves in one grocery store. But many in south central Kansas told Eyewitness News they felt the shaking, too. One homeowner said he not only felt the shaking, but he has damage to his home as well.


Obama administration wants to give prisoners Pell grants

WASHINGTON (AP) - Education Secretary Arne Duncan says the Obama administration wants to expand the Pell grant program to prisoners.

He and Attorney General Loretta Lynch will visit the Maryland Correctional Institution in Jessup, Maryland, on Friday to announce the plans.

In a speech Monday, Duncan said the administration wants to develop "experimental sites that will make Pell grants available"…

Royals reel in Zobrist from Oakland

The Royals aren't done yet. Kansas City acquires Ben Zobrist in a trade with the Oakland Athletics. 

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Storm Team 12 Weather Alert: Dangerous Heat

We're in for a toasty Tuesday and because of the dangerously high heat and humidity, it's a Storm Team 12 Weather Alert  Day.

Oil wells shut down near Crescent, Okla. following multiple earthquakes Monday

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission says the operators of wells near Crescent, Okla. have shutdown two wells and are reducing injection at third.

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N. Wichita man robbed at gunpoint

Police are looking for three people who robbed a man at gunpoint early this morning.

Wichita School Board upset by 2015-16 budget

How much does it cost to educate a child? That's the question school boards across the state are working to answer this week as time runs out to get the 2015-2016 budgets completed and turned in to the state.

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