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  • Photos: Halloween at the White House

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    31 Oct 2014 | 4:24 pm
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  • Plane crashes at Kansas airport, killing 4

    Wichita News
    31 Oct 2014 | 5:21 pm
    Smoke billows from a building at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kan., Thursday. Oct. 30, 2014, shortly after a small plane crashed into the building killing several people including the pilot.
  • NTSB: Kansas plane drifted to left before crashing - Yahoo News

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    31 Oct 2014 | 3:59 pm
    NTSB: Kansas plane drifted to left before crashingYahoo NewsWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Six eyewitness have reported that a small plane drifted to the left side of the runway after taking off from a Kansas airport, then made a steep left bank before crashing into a flight training facility, the National NTSB faces obstacles as it begins investigation into Wichita plane crashKansas.comPlane That Crashed Into Kansas Building Showed No Issues: NTSBNBCNews.comall 48 news articles »
  • Second victim of Wichita plane crash identified

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    Daniel McCoy
    31 Oct 2014 | 1:51 pm
    The family members of Nataliya Menestrina have confirmed to KAKE News that she was among the four people killed in the plane crash at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport on Thursday. Menestrina, 48, was working along with two other people in a simulator at FlightSafety International when the Beechcraft King Air 200 hit the building shortly after takeoff. She worked as a Russian-to-English translator at FlightSafety. She is survived by her husband and two daughters. Mark Goldstein, the pilot of the…
  • Micah Moore cleared of all criminal charges in the death of IHOP adherent Bethany Deaton

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    Steve Vockrodt
    31 Oct 2014 | 2:57 pm
    Micah Moore is a free man now that a criminal case against him fell apart because his recanted confession to killing Bethany Deaton did not square with evidence surrounding her death. All charges against Moore, a Texas man who moved to Kansas City to join the International House of Prayer, were dropped by Jackson County prosecutors on Friday afternoon, less than a week before he faced trial on accusations that he killed the 27-year-old Deaton. The move also comes weeks after Moore's lawyers presented a detailed argument that Deaton had committed suicide and that Moore confessed to killing her…
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  • Photos: Halloween at the White House

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    31 Oct 2014 | 4:24 pm
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  • Mostly treats at White House for Halloween

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    31 Oct 2014 | 4:11 pm
    Click here for more photos of Halloween at the White House WASHINGTON (AP) — There were mostly treats at the White House this Halloween. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama handed out chocolate candies and butter cookies while welcoming thousands of people on Friday. The guest list included pint-size superheroes, caped crusaders, princesses, sailors, soldiers and other costumed characters. More than 4,500 people were expected to participate, including children from military families and area schools. “Monster Mash,” Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”…
  • 3rd victim in Washington school shooting dies in hospital

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    31 Oct 2014 | 4:00 pm
    SEATTLE (AP) — One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting died Friday, raising to four the number of fatalities from the moment when a student opened fire in a cafeteria a week ago. Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, 14, died late Friday afternoon, officials at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett said. Zoe Galasso, 14, was killed during the shooting Oct. 24 by a popular freshman at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. Gia Soriano, also 14, died Sunday at the Everett hospital. Two other students remain hospitalized at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. Andrew…
  • Airline adding Great Bend-Kansas City flights

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    31 Oct 2014 | 3:56 pm
    GREAT BEND, Kansas (AP) — A regional airline that serves Great Bend Municipal Airport is scrapping its daily service to Wichita but adding flights to Kansas City, Missouri. SeaPort Airlines announced Friday that the U.S. Department of Transportation has approved the revised schedule. SeaPort was awarded a two-year Essential Air Service contract at Great Bend earlier this year and began offering two round trips each weekday to Wichita in June. But SeaPort president Rob McKinney says demand for the Wichita flights was weak, while one-stop service to Kansas City International Airport proved…
  • Witness: Space tourism rocket explodes in desert

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    31 Oct 2014 | 3:30 pm
    In this April 29, 2013 file photo provided by Virgin Galactic shows Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo under rocket power, over Mojave, Calif. (AP Photo/Virgin Galactic, Mark Greenberg, File) MOJAVE, California (AP) — A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth’s atmosphere exploded during a test flight Friday over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot in the second fiery setback for commercial space travel in less than a week. Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo blew apart after being released from a carrier aircraft at high altitude, according to Ken…
 
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  • Plane crashes at Kansas airport, killing 4

    31 Oct 2014 | 5:21 pm
    Smoke billows from a building at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kan., Thursday. Oct. 30, 2014, shortly after a small plane crashed into the building killing several people including the pilot.
  • Ebola victim's fiancee struggles to rebuild life

    31 Oct 2014 | 2:15 am
    The fiancee of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan is struggling to recover after losing her future husband along with most of her personal belongings, and she says she is effectively homeless due to the lingering... The fiancee of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan is struggling to recover after losing her future husband along with most of her personal belongings, and she says she is effectively homeless due to the lingering stigma of... A former NBA player convicted in a real estate Ponzi scheme was due in court to argue for a new trial. A former NBA player convicted in a real estate Ponzi scheme…
  • Some question Sedgwick County election commissionera s recruiting of family, friends to work the polls

    30 Oct 2014 | 10:28 pm
    Several of Sedgwick County Election Commissioner Tabitha Lehman's family and friends are helping her run the county's elections, raising some concerns among those who are watchdogs for election integrity. County records show that Lehman's election crew includes her brother, her son, her nephew and another nephew's fiancee.
  • At Least Four Dead in Small Plane Crash at Kansas Airport

    30 Oct 2014 | 6:26 pm
    Four people are dead after a prop plane crashed into a building Thursday morning at an airport in Wichita, Kansas, officials said. Five others have been rushed to a local hospital, fire marshal Brad Crisp said more than three hours after the crash.
  • Wichita man pleads guilty to manslaughter in drunken-driving crash

    30 Oct 2014 | 6:26 pm
    A Wichita man has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the drunken-driving traffic crash that killed his 54-year-old passenger earlier this year. Melvin Day, 56, entered the plea Thursday before Sedgwick County District Court Judge Christopher Magana in connection with the March 5 death of Kevin E. Donn Sr. Day is scheduled for sentencing Dec. 12, Sedgwick County District Attorney spokesman Dan Dillon said in an e-mailed statement.
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  • NTSB: Kansas plane drifted to left before crashing - Yahoo News

    31 Oct 2014 | 3:59 pm
    NTSB: Kansas plane drifted to left before crashingYahoo NewsWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Six eyewitness have reported that a small plane drifted to the left side of the runway after taking off from a Kansas airport, then made a steep left bank before crashing into a flight training facility, the National NTSB faces obstacles as it begins investigation into Wichita plane crashKansas.comPlane That Crashed Into Kansas Building Showed No Issues: NTSBNBCNews.comall 48 news articles »
  • UPDATE: Official at plane crash site: Bodies can't be recovered until building ... - Kansas.com

    31 Oct 2014 | 10:02 am
    NBCNews.comUPDATE: Official at plane crash site: Bodies can't be recovered until building Kansas.comFirefighters fight a fire at the Flight Safety and Cessna Citation training center building at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kansas, Thursday October 30, 2014 shortly after a Beechcraft King Air crashed into the building killing several people Plane Slams Into Airport Building in Wichita, Kansas; Four DeadNBCNews.comBuilding Stability Affecting Victim Search at Wichita Plane CrashABC News (blog)Four dead in King Air crash in WichitaAOPA PilotKansas First News -TriValley…
  • Crews to Begin Work to Recover Wichita Plane Crash Victims - ABC News

    31 Oct 2014 | 9:24 am
    ABC NewsCrews to Begin Work to Recover Wichita Plane Crash VictimsABC NewsSix eyewitness have reported that a small plane drifted to the left side of the runway after taking off from a Kansas airport, then made a steep left bank before crashing into a flight training facility, the National Transportation Safety Board said 4 dead, 5 hurt after plane hits FlightSafety building at Wichita, Kansas airportNew York Daily NewsPlane crashes at Kansas airport, killing at least 4CBS News4 die when small plane hits Wichita airport buildingUSA TODAYCNN -RTall 1,210 news articles »
  • Death Toll Rises In Wichita, Kansas, Plane Crash - WBAL Radio

    30 Oct 2014 | 4:46 pm
    Death Toll Rises In Wichita, Kansas, Plane CrashWBAL RadioOnly the pilot was on the plane, but it wasn't immediately clear how many people were in the building at the time of the crash at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport, Fire Chief Ronald D. Blackwell said. He said both people confirmed dead were found inside
  • Video Captures Wichita Plane Crash Scene - NBCNews.com

    30 Oct 2014 | 1:38 pm
    NBCNews.comVideo Captures Wichita Plane Crash SceneNBCNews.comA small airplane plowed into the top of a flight safety center at an airport in Kansas after losing engine power on takeoff Thursday, killing at least four people and injuring five others. Officials said they believe everyone in the building has been
 
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  • Second victim of Wichita plane crash identified

    Daniel McCoy
    31 Oct 2014 | 1:51 pm
    The family members of Nataliya Menestrina have confirmed to KAKE News that she was among the four people killed in the plane crash at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport on Thursday. Menestrina, 48, was working along with two other people in a simulator at FlightSafety International when the Beechcraft King Air 200 hit the building shortly after takeoff. She worked as a Russian-to-English translator at FlightSafety. She is survived by her husband and two daughters. Mark Goldstein, the pilot of the…
  • QuikTrip plans replacement store near Central, Murdock

    Josh Heck
    31 Oct 2014 | 12:50 pm
    The aggressive facilities-improvement plan QuikTrip Corp. has for Wichita keeps marching on. The Tulsa-Okla.-based company plans to build a replacement for its store at 731 N. Broadway, a site that is near Murdock and Broadway. QuikTrip has purchased two lots behind that building to construct one of its "Gen-3" stores in place of the existing facility. Spokesman Mike Thornbrugh says he anticipates construction on that store starting sometime next spring. QuikTrip's Gen-3 stores are 5,700 square…
  • One FlightSafety employee still hospitalized after Thursday’s plane crash

    Josh Heck
    31 Oct 2014 | 11:20 am
    Scott Mans has been identified as the one person who remains hospitalized of the five people injured following a Thursday morning plane crash at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport. He is receiving treatment in the burn center at Via Christi Health's St. Francis Hospital and is listed in serious condition. Mans, 39, works at FlightSafety International. He was in that company's building at 1851 S. Airport Road when a Beechcraft King Air 200 crashed after one of the plane's engines malfunctioned. The…
  • George Ablah: ‘An entrepreneur before entrepreneurs’

    Josh Heck
    31 Oct 2014 | 11:08 am
    Ron Harnden could spend hours talking about George Ablah, telling stories about the man with whom he worked for roughly 30 years. "He was an entrepreneur before entrepreneurs," says Harnden, a member attorney at Triplett, Woolf & Garretson LLC. He served as Ablah's chief legal counsel, helping him make commercial real estate deals across the country. Ablah died Monday at the age of 85. He is being remembered as a developer who shaped northeast Wichita and one who was a mentor to many. The Wichita…
  • Top of the List: Wichita's largest commercial construction projects

    Stephanie Bloyd
    31 Oct 2014 | 11:02 am
    Total construction costs for the top 25 commercial projects on our list this week were down 27.4 percent from the construction jobs featured on the 2013 list. Of the top five projects on the 2014 list, only two cost $20 million or more to build, while on the 2013 list, all of the top five jobs listed cost more than $20 million. More contractors are staying afloat in the post-recession marketplace by building more smaller projects, as opposed to fewer big-ticket ones, according to this week's related…
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  • Micah Moore cleared of all criminal charges in the death of IHOP adherent Bethany Deaton

    Steve Vockrodt
    31 Oct 2014 | 2:57 pm
    Micah Moore is a free man now that a criminal case against him fell apart because his recanted confession to killing Bethany Deaton did not square with evidence surrounding her death. All charges against Moore, a Texas man who moved to Kansas City to join the International House of Prayer, were dropped by Jackson County prosecutors on Friday afternoon, less than a week before he faced trial on accusations that he killed the 27-year-old Deaton. The move also comes weeks after Moore's lawyers presented a detailed argument that Deaton had committed suicide and that Moore confessed to killing her…
  • Nightcrawler or The Blue Room: Which dark-hearted new movie is right for you?

    Scott Wilson
    31 Oct 2014 | 2:29 pm
    Birdman, out today, is the big local opening this weekend. It doesn't quite achieve greatness, but Michael Keaton's performance and director Alejandro González Iñárritu's visuals deserve to make it part of the conversation at year's end.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
  • The Pitch Street events app is out now

    Justin Kendall
    31 Oct 2014 | 1:10 pm
    The Pitch's new events app, Pitch Street, is available now available for iPhone and Android (or text "Pitch" to 77948 to get it). So if you're looking for something to do this weekend, next Tuesday or anytime, we have you covered.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
  • My Brothers & Sisters deliver an ode to Tim Burton tonight at Riot Room

    Natalie Gallagher
    31 Oct 2014 | 10:19 am
    In a truly season-appropriate show, My Brothers & Sisters' Halloween party Friday finds the 14-member group, headed by founder and lead singer Jamie Searle, paying homage to revered film composer Danny Elfman, the Oingo Boingo founder who made his cinema name scoring such Tim Burton treasures as Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Selections from those soundtracks will be re-created tonight by My Brothers & Sisters, with the band decked out in Burton-inspired costumes.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
  • Local Pig officially replaces Bridger's Bottle Shop today

    Charles Ferruzza
    31 Oct 2014 | 9:44 am
    The new sign is up, and today the Local Pig butcher shop has bacon, chops and beef for its retail customers at 510 Westport Road. Bridger's Bottle Shop and its order-at-the-counter sandwich shop, Preservation Market, are officially history. Alex Pope, the 31-year-old chef who created the Local Pig butcher shop in the East Bottoms two years ago (and later added his own food truck, Pigwich, to the complex) has taken over the lease at 510 Westport Road and put his own brand on the venue.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
 
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  • Micah Moore cleared of all criminal charges in the death of IHOP adherent Bethany Deaton

    Steve Vockrodt
    31 Oct 2014 | 2:57 pm
    Micah Moore is a free man now that a criminal case against him fell apart because his recanted confession to killing Bethany Deaton did not square with evidence surrounding her death. All charges against Moore, a Texas man who moved to Kansas City to join the International House of Prayer, were dropped by Jackson County prosecutors on Friday afternoon, less than a week before he faced trial on accusations that he killed the 27-year-old Deaton. The move also comes weeks after Moore's lawyers presented a detailed argument that Deaton had committed suicide and that Moore confessed to killing her…
  • Nightcrawler or The Blue Room: Which dark-hearted new movie is right for you?

    Scott Wilson
    31 Oct 2014 | 2:29 pm
    Birdman, out today, is the big local opening this weekend. It doesn't quite achieve greatness, but Michael Keaton's performance and director Alejandro González Iñárritu's visuals deserve to make it part of the conversation at year's end.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
  • The Pitch Street events app is out now

    Justin Kendall
    31 Oct 2014 | 1:10 pm
    The Pitch's new events app, Pitch Street, is available now available for iPhone and Android (or text "Pitch" to 77948 to get it). So if you're looking for something to do this weekend, next Tuesday or anytime, we have you covered.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
  • My Brothers & Sisters deliver an ode to Tim Burton tonight at Riot Room

    Natalie Gallagher
    31 Oct 2014 | 10:19 am
    In a truly season-appropriate show, My Brothers & Sisters' Halloween party Friday finds the 14-member group, headed by founder and lead singer Jamie Searle, paying homage to revered film composer Danny Elfman, the Oingo Boingo founder who made his cinema name scoring such Tim Burton treasures as Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Selections from those soundtracks will be re-created tonight by My Brothers & Sisters, with the band decked out in Burton-inspired costumes.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
  • Local Pig officially replaces Bridger's Bottle Shop today

    Charles Ferruzza
    31 Oct 2014 | 9:44 am
    The new sign is up, and today the Local Pig butcher shop has bacon, chops and beef for its retail customers at 510 Westport Road. Bridger's Bottle Shop and its order-at-the-counter sandwich shop, Preservation Market, are officially history. Alex Pope, the 31-year-old chef who created the Local Pig butcher shop in the East Bottoms two years ago (and later added his own food truck, Pigwich, to the complex) has taken over the lease at 510 Westport Road and put his own brand on the venue.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
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  • Micah Moore cleared of all criminal charges in the death of IHOP adherent Bethany Deaton

    Steve Vockrodt
    31 Oct 2014 | 2:57 pm
    Micah Moore is a free man now that a criminal case against him fell apart because his recanted confession to killing Bethany Deaton did not square with evidence surrounding her death. All charges against Moore, a Texas man who moved to Kansas City to join the International House of Prayer, were dropped by Jackson County prosecutors on Friday afternoon, less than a week before he faced trial on accusations that he killed the 27-year-old Deaton. The move also comes weeks after Moore's lawyers presented a detailed argument that Deaton had committed suicide and that Moore confessed to killing her…
  • Nightcrawler or The Blue Room: Which dark-hearted new movie is right for you?

    Scott Wilson
    31 Oct 2014 | 2:29 pm
    Birdman, out today, is the big local opening this weekend. It doesn't quite achieve greatness, but Michael Keaton's performance and director Alejandro González Iñárritu's visuals deserve to make it part of the conversation at year's end.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
  • The Pitch Street events app is out now

    Justin Kendall
    31 Oct 2014 | 1:10 pm
    The Pitch's new events app, Pitch Street, is available now available for iPhone and Android (or text "Pitch" to 77948 to get it). So if you're looking for something to do this weekend, next Tuesday or anytime, we have you covered.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
  • My Brothers & Sisters deliver an ode to Tim Burton tonight at Riot Room

    Natalie Gallagher
    31 Oct 2014 | 10:19 am
    In a truly season-appropriate show, My Brothers & Sisters' Halloween party Friday finds the 14-member group, headed by founder and lead singer Jamie Searle, paying homage to revered film composer Danny Elfman, the Oingo Boingo founder who made his cinema name scoring such Tim Burton treasures as Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands and The Nightmare Before Christmas. Selections from those soundtracks will be re-created tonight by My Brothers & Sisters, with the band decked out in Burton-inspired costumes.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
  • Local Pig officially replaces Bridger's Bottle Shop today

    Charles Ferruzza
    31 Oct 2014 | 9:44 am
    The new sign is up, and today the Local Pig butcher shop has bacon, chops and beef for its retail customers at 510 Westport Road. Bridger's Bottle Shop and its order-at-the-counter sandwich shop, Preservation Market, are officially history. Alex Pope, the 31-year-old chef who created the Local Pig butcher shop in the East Bottoms two years ago (and later added his own food truck, Pigwich, to the complex) has taken over the lease at 510 Westport Road and put his own brand on the venue.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
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