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One last round of storms

Rain chances will pick up this afternoon and evening before the rain moves out.

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Salary freeze in new Wichita teacher contract agreement

The Wichita School District announces a contract agreement with the United Teachers of Wichita that includes a salary freeze.

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Teen arrested, accused of knife threat at lemonade stand

A Wichita teen is arrested after police say he pulled a knife on a boy at a lemonade stand.

Gov. Brownback issues disaster proclamation

Friday, Governor Sam Brownback issued a disaster proclamation due to recent flooding and thunderstorms.

Abdul-Jalil ar-Arbash

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WSU student dies while trying to prevent ISIS suicide bombing

Abdul al-Arbash, a 22-year-old WSU student in electrical engineering, is credited with stopping a suicide bombing from being carried out by ISIS.

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Kansas extends in-state tuition rates to veterans

Gov. Sam Brownback signed into law HB 2154, which includes authorization for all veterans eligible for federal education benefits to be eligible for in-state tuition rates at all postsecondary colleges and universities in Kansas, effective July 1. 

Teachers' unexpected garage sale turn out

Teachers' garage sale has unexpected turnout

Putting on a garage sale can be a tedious task—organizing, pricing, advertising and packing up the remaining, unsold items—but former teachers Judy Fleig and Shari Edwards won’t be needing to repack their hand-me-downs.

State Fair being proactive considering national avian flu concerns

The State Fair board is keeping in contact with the Division of Animal Health due to national avian influenza concerns. 

Wichita firefighters prepare for swift water rescues

As the waters rise, the strong current could prove fatal.

Police arrest third suspect in shooting of Oklahoma officer

UPDATE: A third man wanted in connection with the shooting of an Oklahoma police officer is now in custody.

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WPD has security plan for Riverfest

"I can tell you last year was phenomenal, for the 10 days of festivities we had 9 arrests. That's not even one a day," Wichita Police Captain Jose Salcido told KWCH's Anne Meyer.

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