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Sewer problems

Keeping city sewer lines clog free daily battle

The Wichita City Council approved two projects Tuesday to add new water lines out west near Tyler and Maple. But it got us thinking about what happens beneath our streets when we return the water back to the city.

New poll shows Orman leading Roberts

A challenger for the Kansas Senate holds a slight lead against incumbent Pat Roberts, according to a new poll.

Man is arrested after firing gun in hospital parking lot

A Kansas City man is arrested after firing his gun in the air at a hospital parking lot. No one was injured. Police say the  37 year old man was on his way to California when he got off the highway and followed the signs to Memorial Hospital.

Goddard teens arrested for child sex crimes out of custody

A spokesman for the Sedgwick County district attorney's office has confirmed that four teens arrested for sexual exploitation of a child are now out of custody.

forecast tomorrow

Warmer temps return

A warming trend can be expected the rest of the week with just a few storms possible.

Kansas Supreme Court hears arguments in Taylor v. Kobach

Tuesday Noon Update:  What does a candidate need to say when he or she wants to withdraw from a race? That was the question before the Kansas Supreme Court Tuesday morning.

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Sexting forum to be held in Garden City

Officials in Garden City and Finney County are set to hold a public forum regarding the consequences of sexting on Sept. 25.

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Airport disaster drill today

Police, fire and around 20 other emergency response teams will be scattered around Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport this morning. They're taking part in a disaster drill.

Ex-bondsman convicted of forcing women to have sex

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) - An ex-Kansas bail bondsman has been convicted of six counts for coercing women he bailed out of jail to have sex with him.
    
A Reno County jury on Tuesday convicted 66-year-old Dwight Jurgens on six of nine counts in a human trafficking case.
    
He was found guilty on two counts of aggravated human trafficking, two counts of rape and two counts of attempted aggravated…

Andover teacher resigns

Update:  The Andover School Board has accepted the resignation of Matthew Hobbs.  The district says Hobbs resigned last night from his position with Andover Middle School.  The district says a long-term substitute has been assigned to his former classroom until a permanent replacement is found.

Kansas judges question why Democrat can't withdraw

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Several Kansas Supreme Court justices are questioning why a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate who wants his name off the ballot should be prevented from doing so by the state's chief election officer.

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  • Warmer temps return

    forecast tomorrow

    A warming trend can be expected the rest of the week with just a few storms possible.

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