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Kansas casino board hears proposals

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Three companies pitched their proposals for the license to a run a new, state-owned casino in southeast Kansas.

The three presented their plans to the Lottery Gaming Facility Review Board on Friday.

The state is considering proposals for the development of a gambling facility in southeast Kansas. The state facility would provide a percentage of lottery revenues to the state and…

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Delightful May finale!

Sunday will be downright delightful as skies will turn mostly sunny.

One person dead after vehicle fire in Andover

One person is dead after a fiery crash in Andover.

Memorial held for Wichita State student deemed a hero

Abduljaleel al-Arbash is remembered as a brother, a friend and a hero. A man who gave his life to save hundreds in a large Saudi Arabian Mosque from a suicide bomber.

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Riverfest starts in downtown Wichita

Riverfest 2015 is officially underway. Tens of thousand of people came down for the first night to see the Sundown parade and the fireworks.

Water levels, flow restrict river activities during Riverfest

Although the rain managed to hold off for Day Two of Riverfest 2015, a few activities on the river had be canceled anyway.

Every day, city officials are responsible for checking the river to identify things like water levels, water flow and water quality. Each day, those results are reported back to Riverfest officials to determine which activities and events are safe to perform each day.


Train Hits Car in Ellsworth County

Crews in Ellsworth County are now on scene of a train crash near Wilson.

Gov. Brownback announces 2015 tax plan

Gov. Sam Brownback announced his 2015 tax plan Saturday morning at the Kansas Statehouse.

Kansas House to consider bill tweaking 'webcam abortion' ban

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas House is expected to debate a bill aimed at allowing the state to enforce a ban on what critics call "webcam" abortions.

The chamber was expected to consider the bill Saturday. It makes technical changes in a provision in a 2011 law enacting health and safety regulations specifically for abortion providers. The state hasn't been able to enforce the law because two…

Police: Two teens hospitalized after K2 overdose

Two Wichita teens are being treated at a hospital after police say they overdosed on synthetic marijuana-- also known as K2.

Former Wichita Heights teacher accused of sexual relations with student

A Wichita music teacher who resigned in March has been charged with having sexual relations with a student.

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