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  • KSN Threat Tracker for Monday, 10/20/14

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    KSN Storm Tracker 3 Weather Team
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:08 am
    6:02AM A nice cool start in southcentral Kansas— a little chilly over to western Kansas as temperatures start off in the 40s! 5:03AM Partly cloudy right now in Wichita with a few spotty showers tracking southeast out of the viewing area in southcentral Kansas. We’ll continue to track these showers throughout the morning— expect dry skies by lunchtime across the state. 4:13AM We have lots of great weather to look forward to this week! Cool mornings, warm afternoons, and midweek rain chances. Join us on Kansas Today starting at 4:30, we’ll get you ready for a gorgeous…
  • Volunteer devoted many hours to preserving history of Wichita schools

    Wichita News
    19 Oct 2014 | 1:54 pm
    "It is just something I did," said Luther, 85, a retired teacher. "Whether it was teaching little kids in Sunday school class at our church or being the director of our bell choir."
  • Machinists overwhelmingly approve Textron deal

    Wichita Business News - Local Wichita News | The Wichita Business Journal
    Daniel McCoy
    17 Oct 2014 | 2:09 pm
    Members of the International Association of Machinists on Friday voted 73 to 27 percent to accept a contract offer from Textron Aviation. The six-year agreement is now in effect and unifies the roughly 4,100 union-represented workers at Cessna Aircraft Co. and Beechcraft Corp. The operations of those companies were merged earlier this year to form Textron Aviation following the purchase of Beechcraft by Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) The contract commits the company to growing jobs in Wichita, preserves…
  • The Midland offers BOGO deal on tickets to select events as long as the Royals are winning

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    Natalie Gallagher
    17 Oct 2014 | 2:56 pm
    The whole city is thrumming with hometown pride now that the Royals are officially in for the World Series. Just today, the Midland announced that as long as our team is winning, it will be offering a "buy one get one free" deal on tickets to select concerts, as long as you purchase from the box office and show up wearing your Royals gear.  … [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
  • The Midland offers BOGO deal on tickets to select events as long as the Royals are winning

    The Pitch, Pitch
    Natalie Gallagher
    17 Oct 2014 | 2:56 pm
    The whole city is thrumming with hometown pride now that the Royals are officially in for the World Series. Just today, the Midland announced that as long as our team is winning, it will be offering a "buy one get one free" deal on tickets to select concerts, as long as you purchase from the box office and show up wearing your Royals gear.  … [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
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  • KSN Threat Tracker for Monday, 10/20/14

    KSN Storm Tracker 3 Weather Team
    20 Oct 2014 | 1:08 am
    6:02AM A nice cool start in southcentral Kansas— a little chilly over to western Kansas as temperatures start off in the 40s! 5:03AM Partly cloudy right now in Wichita with a few spotty showers tracking southeast out of the viewing area in southcentral Kansas. We’ll continue to track these showers throughout the morning— expect dry skies by lunchtime across the state. 4:13AM We have lots of great weather to look forward to this week! Cool mornings, warm afternoons, and midweek rain chances. Join us on Kansas Today starting at 4:30, we’ll get you ready for a gorgeous…
  • Wanted: Barbara J. Harvey

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    19 Oct 2014 | 10:05 pm
    Name: Barbara J. Harvey AKA: Barbara Jean Rios Born: 1978 Ht/Wt: 5′ 7″ – 170 lbs. Other: White Female Brown hair / Blue eyes Tattoo on Left Arm Barbara is wanted by the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office for POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE PRESCRIPTION DRUGS, POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, ESCAPE FROM CUSTODY, FORGERY, AND MAKING A FALSE INFORMATION. She was last known to be living in the Wichita, Kansas area. Anyone with information on the location of this person or any other wanted person or about ANY CRIME is urged to contact the Sedgwick County Sheriffs Office at…
  • 5 findings about Social Security for Nazi suspects

    The Associated Press
    19 Oct 2014 | 9:39 pm
    An Associated Press investigation found that dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in Social Security payments, through a loophole in U.S. law, after being forced out of the United States. Five things to know about the findings: DOZENS OF NAZI SUSPECTS RECEIVED PAYMENTS Since 1979, at least 38 of 66 suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards forced from the United States collected millions of dollars in Social Security payments. ___ FOUR STILL COLLECTING Today, at least four former Nazis who participated in the persecution of Jews and other…
  • US airdrops arms to Kurds in Syrian town of Kobani

    The Associated Press
    19 Oct 2014 | 9:36 pm
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military said Sunday it had airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State militants. The airdrops Sunday were the first of their kind and followed weeks of U.S. and coalition airstrikes in and near Kobani, near the Turkish border. The U.S. said earlier Sunday that it had launched 11 airstrikes overnight in the Kobani area. In a statement Sunday night, U.S. Central Command said U.S. C-130 cargo planes made multiple drops of arms and supplies provided by Kurdish authorities in Iraq. It…
  • Charges amended against supremacist suspect

    The Associated Press
    19 Oct 2014 | 9:34 pm
    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Criminal charges have been amended against a supremacist accused of fatally shooting three people at suburban Kansas City Jewish sites. The Kansas City Star (http://bit.ly/1sAH2he ) reports that 73-year-old Frazier Glenn Cross Jr. faces a single capital murder count for all three victims after Johnson County prosecutors dismissed a separate first-degree murder charge. Cross, also known as F. Glenn Miller Jr., is accused of killing 69-year-old William Corporon and his 14-year-old grandson, Reat Griffin Underwood, in the parking lot of the Jewish Community Center in…
 
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  • Machinists overwhelmingly approve Textron deal

    Daniel McCoy
    17 Oct 2014 | 2:09 pm
    Members of the International Association of Machinists on Friday voted 73 to 27 percent to accept a contract offer from Textron Aviation. The six-year agreement is now in effect and unifies the roughly 4,100 union-represented workers at Cessna Aircraft Co. and Beechcraft Corp. The operations of those companies were merged earlier this year to form Textron Aviation following the purchase of Beechcraft by Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) The contract commits the company to growing jobs in Wichita, preserves…
  • Famous Amos founder to speak in Wichita

    Bill Wilson
    17 Oct 2014 | 12:58 pm
    Wally Amos, founder of the Famous Amos cookie brand, will be the featured speaker for the annual Wichita NAACP meeting at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Wichita Marriott, 9100 E. Corporate Hills Drive. Amos, 78, founded the cookie brand in 1975. He sold the brand to Keebler in 1998, which kept Amos on as a company spokesman. Amos also worked as a talent scout for William Morris and is best known for discovering Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel.
  • Top of the List: Oilfield Supple and Service Companies

    Stephanie Bloyd
    17 Oct 2014 | 12:44 pm
    As part of this week's coverage of the state of the Kansas oil industry, we debuted a new list of oilfield supply and services companies. Reporter Daniel McCoy spoke to several companies featured on the list to learn if decreased activity on the Mississippian play has affected their business in his related list article. And our cover story this week examines why oil drilling and exploration in the area has slowed down. All readers can see a sample of our weekly lists online, and subscribers can…
  • Wichita unemployment drops in September

    Emily Behlmann
    17 Oct 2014 | 12:07 pm
    The Wichita metro area's unemployment rate fell a half a percent between August and September, according to a new report from the Kansas Department of Labor. The September rate was 5.2 percent, down from 5.7 percent in August and down from 6.0 a year ago. The decline was partly the result of a decline in the labor force, which shrunk by about 1,100 people, from 300,108 to 298,972, month-over-month. However, an increase in the number of employed people also contributed to the lower unemployment…
  • Photos from Health Care Heroes 2014

    Kellen Jenkins
    17 Oct 2014 | 11:27 am
    Photos from Health Care Heroes 2014
 
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  • The Midland offers BOGO deal on tickets to select events as long as the Royals are winning

    Natalie Gallagher
    17 Oct 2014 | 2:56 pm
    The whole city is thrumming with hometown pride now that the Royals are officially in for the World Series. Just today, the Midland announced that as long as our team is winning, it will be offering a "buy one get one free" deal on tickets to select concerts, as long as you purchase from the box office and show up wearing your Royals gear.  … [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
  • Annedore's Fine Chocolates now open in new location

    Charles Ferruzza
    17 Oct 2014 | 12:24 pm
    Sheri Mitchell Weedman, the owner of Annedore's Fine Chocolates in Westwood Hills, has all kinds of Halloween confections on display in her three-week-old retail shop (including solid-chocolate Frankenstein monsters, shiny pumpkin-spice truffles, and cellophane bags of pumpkin-spice malted-milk balls), but not much in the way of celebratory Royals sweets. So far, just a bowl of molded chocolate baseball caps and balls hand-wrapped in silver and blue foil — at 75 cents each. Last month, Weedman moved Annedore's from a smaller location just two doors south to much larger —…
  • On Tap: American Homebrewers Association rally, Breckenridge tap takeover and more

    Justin Kendall
    17 Oct 2014 | 10:56 am
    Friday, October 17New Belgium bike raffle at Barley’s Brewhaus (16649 Midland Drive, Shawnee), 4:30 p.m. Raffle drawing at 8 p.m. Saturday, October 18American Homebrewers Association rally and home-brew competition at Free State Brewing Co.’s production facilities (1923 Moodie Road, Lawrence), 1–4 p.m.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
  • Tippin's celebrates the Royals with a blue French silk pie

    Charles Ferruzza
    17 Oct 2014 | 9:47 am
    Kansas City's blue fetish — in honor of the Royals making it to the World Series — continues everywhere, including in the local culinary world. This morning, for instance, Tippin's let us know about a blue version of its French-silk pie.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
  • Go to the Nelson's new Plains Indians exhibit, win Royals World Series tickets (maybe)

    David Hudnall
    17 Oct 2014 | 9:04 am
    Sort of interested but in no great rush to see the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art's latest exhibit, The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth & Sky, which opened in September and runs through January 11? What would you say if we told you that by visiting the exhibit this weekend, you would have a chance to win two tickets to Game Two of the World Series?… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
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  • The Midland offers BOGO deal on tickets to select events as long as the Royals are winning

    Natalie Gallagher
    17 Oct 2014 | 2:56 pm
    The whole city is thrumming with hometown pride now that the Royals are officially in for the World Series. Just today, the Midland announced that as long as our team is winning, it will be offering a "buy one get one free" deal on tickets to select concerts, as long as you purchase from the box office and show up wearing your Royals gear.  … [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
  • Annedore's Fine Chocolates now open in new location

    Charles Ferruzza
    17 Oct 2014 | 12:24 pm
    Sheri Mitchell Weedman, the owner of Annedore's Fine Chocolates in Westwood Hills, has all kinds of Halloween confections on display in her three-week-old retail shop (including solid-chocolate Frankenstein monsters, shiny pumpkin-spice truffles, and cellophane bags of pumpkin-spice malted-milk balls), but not much in the way of celebratory Royals sweets. So far, just a bowl of molded chocolate baseball caps and balls hand-wrapped in silver and blue foil — at 75 cents each. Last month, Weedman moved Annedore's from a smaller location just two doors south to much larger —…
  • On Tap: American Homebrewers Association rally, Breckenridge tap takeover and more

    Justin Kendall
    17 Oct 2014 | 10:56 am
    Friday, October 17New Belgium bike raffle at Barley’s Brewhaus (16649 Midland Drive, Shawnee), 4:30 p.m. Raffle drawing at 8 p.m. Saturday, October 18American Homebrewers Association rally and home-brew competition at Free State Brewing Co.’s production facilities (1923 Moodie Road, Lawrence), 1–4 p.m.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
  • Tippin's celebrates the Royals with a blue French silk pie

    Charles Ferruzza
    17 Oct 2014 | 9:47 am
    Kansas City's blue fetish — in honor of the Royals making it to the World Series — continues everywhere, including in the local culinary world. This morning, for instance, Tippin's let us know about a blue version of its French-silk pie.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
  • Go to the Nelson's new Plains Indians exhibit, win Royals World Series tickets (maybe)

    David Hudnall
    17 Oct 2014 | 9:04 am
    Sort of interested but in no great rush to see the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art's latest exhibit, The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth & Sky, which opened in September and runs through January 11? What would you say if we told you that by visiting the exhibit this weekend, you would have a chance to win two tickets to Game Two of the World Series?… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
 
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  • The Midland offers BOGO deal on tickets to select events as long as the Royals are winning

    Natalie Gallagher
    17 Oct 2014 | 2:56 pm
    The whole city is thrumming with hometown pride now that the Royals are officially in for the World Series. Just today, the Midland announced that as long as our team is winning, it will be offering a "buy one get one free" deal on tickets to select concerts, as long as you purchase from the box office and show up wearing your Royals gear.  … [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
  • Annedore's Fine Chocolates now open in new location

    Charles Ferruzza
    17 Oct 2014 | 12:24 pm
    Sheri Mitchell Weedman, the owner of Annedore's Fine Chocolates in Westwood Hills, has all kinds of Halloween confections on display in her three-week-old retail shop (including solid-chocolate Frankenstein monsters, shiny pumpkin-spice truffles, and cellophane bags of pumpkin-spice malted-milk balls), but not much in the way of celebratory Royals sweets. So far, just a bowl of molded chocolate baseball caps and balls hand-wrapped in silver and blue foil — at 75 cents each. Last month, Weedman moved Annedore's from a smaller location just two doors south to much larger —…
  • On Tap: American Homebrewers Association rally, Breckenridge tap takeover and more

    Justin Kendall
    17 Oct 2014 | 10:56 am
    Friday, October 17New Belgium bike raffle at Barley’s Brewhaus (16649 Midland Drive, Shawnee), 4:30 p.m. Raffle drawing at 8 p.m. Saturday, October 18American Homebrewers Association rally and home-brew competition at Free State Brewing Co.’s production facilities (1923 Moodie Road, Lawrence), 1–4 p.m.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
  • Tippin's celebrates the Royals with a blue French silk pie

    Charles Ferruzza
    17 Oct 2014 | 9:47 am
    Kansas City's blue fetish — in honor of the Royals making it to the World Series — continues everywhere, including in the local culinary world. This morning, for instance, Tippin's let us know about a blue version of its French-silk pie.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
  • Go to the Nelson's new Plains Indians exhibit, win Royals World Series tickets (maybe)

    David Hudnall
    17 Oct 2014 | 9:04 am
    Sort of interested but in no great rush to see the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art's latest exhibit, The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth & Sky, which opened in September and runs through January 11? What would you say if we told you that by visiting the exhibit this weekend, you would have a chance to win two tickets to Game Two of the World Series?… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
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