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Wichita family shares story to end texting and driving

You've probably seen it on TV and in social media. It's an all out campaign by the Kansas Department of Transportation and the Highway Patrol, trying to get a life saving message through. Don't text and drive. Don't do anything that might distract you while driving.

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Possible explosion sparks house fire in north Wichita

Fire crews are investigating the cause of an explosion that sparked a fire at a home in the 2300 block of N. Poplar Sunday morning.

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Oscar Mayer recalls hot dog products

Kraft Foods Group is recalling about 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners because the products may contain Classic Cheese Dogs in the Classic Wieners' packages.

Rain forecast

Lingering rain chance

Although very spotty, the chance for scattered showers should continue into Monday for some parts of Kansas.

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Brownback to attend KU Medical Center event

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback and other officials are expected to gather at the KU Medical Center to applaud budget enhancements that include $25 million in bonds for building a proposed $75 million health education building.

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Topeka to give 6 tickets for first lady's speech

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Topeka school district is allotting up to six tickets each to graduating seniors whose commencement next month will feature Michelle Obama.

Report: Kansas school finance talks 'unsuccessful'

Kansas school funding measure awaits signature

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A deadline is approaching for Gov. Sam Brownback to make a decision on whether he will sign a bill increasing spending for Kansas public schools, despite building pressure from opponents and supporters of the measure.

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Home security company scam

A woman reports a man visited her South Wichita home posing as a home security employee Saturday night.

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Sheriff deputies on the lookout for drunk drivers

This Easter weekend, Sedgwick county deputies are warning you not to drink and drive.
They'll be out in full force tonight through Easter morning.
They're not telling the public where they'll be doing these extra patrols but deputies say, it's all in an effort to keep the public safe.
Sedgwick county sheriff's office is conducting what it calls a "saturation patrol."
Deptuties will be on the lookout…

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WPD look from man who robbed Presto

Wichita Police are looking for a man who pointed a gun at some customers and the clerk at an area Presto, then took off with some money.

Students compete in firefighting competition

Fire science students get hands-on experience with WFD firefighters

Dozens are area high school students spent Saturday getting some hands-on experience career experience before they ever even graduate high school.

About 30 students from both Northeast Magnot and South High competed in the First Annual High School Department Challenge as a part of the fire science course offered by their high schools. With the help of Wichita firefighters, the teams competed in…

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  • Lingering rain chance

    Rain forecast

    Although very spotty, the chance for scattered showers should continue into Monday for some parts of Kansas.

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