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  • Archbishop assails Trump over birthright citizenship repeal

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    1 Sep 2015 | 6:15 pm
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Philadelphia’s archbishop is criticizing GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call for an end to automatic citizenship for children born to immigrants in the U.S. illegally. Archbishop Charles Chaput (SHAP’yoo) says the proposal to end birthright citizenship is “a profoundly bad idea” and would undermine a pillar of America’s identity. He says Trump and other public officials supporting such an idea are playing on Americans’ “worst fears and resentments.” His comments came in remarks prepared for a panel…
  • Four teens arrested in connection to theft of gun, pickup

    Wichita News
    1 Sep 2015 | 1:49 pm
    The incident began at about 7 a.m. Monday when a 94-year-old man was contacted by a family member who told him his 1999 Ford F-150 had been stolen at about 2 a.m., Wichita Police Lt. James Espinoza said.
  • Goddard superintendent named finalist for Kansas Superintendent of the Year - Wichita Eagle

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    1 Sep 2015 | 9:38 am
    Wichita EagleGoddard superintendent named finalist for Kansas Superintendent of the YearWichita EagleJustin Henry, superintendent of Goddard schools, is a finalist for Kansas Superintendent of the Year. The Kansas School Superintendents Association has named three finalists for the 2016 honor, including Henry, in his fifth year leading Goddard schools.
  • Cold Stone Creamery franchisee targets November opening for third store

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    Josh Heck
    1 Sep 2015 | 12:02 pm
    Food service franchisee Doug Wessley is progressing with plans to add a Cold Stone Creamery to a mixed-use development near Taft and Ridge Road. Wessley tells me he anticipates that store opening in November. Wessley signed a lease last fall to occupy 1,505 square feet in the South Ridge Retail center at 7325 W. Taft, but hasn't moved on the project until now. Wessley says he signed the lease early to ensure his space in the strip center. He says he wanted to be located in the South Ridge Retail…
  • The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle opens up

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    Natalie Gallagher
    1 Sep 2015 | 6:00 pm
    The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle opens up. by Natalie Gallagher John Darnielle is a storyteller. Yes, he is also a bandleader — having fronted the Mountain Goats since founding it in 1991 — and a novelist whose Wolf in White Van was nominated last year for a National Book Award.…
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  • Archbishop assails Trump over birthright citizenship repeal

    The Associated Press
    1 Sep 2015 | 6:15 pm
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Philadelphia’s archbishop is criticizing GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call for an end to automatic citizenship for children born to immigrants in the U.S. illegally. Archbishop Charles Chaput (SHAP’yoo) says the proposal to end birthright citizenship is “a profoundly bad idea” and would undermine a pillar of America’s identity. He says Trump and other public officials supporting such an idea are playing on Americans’ “worst fears and resentments.” His comments came in remarks prepared for a panel…
  • Kerry to outline US assurances to Israel, Gulf to lawmakers

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    1 Sep 2015 | 6:10 pm
    WASHINGTON (AP) – Secretary of State John Kerry will send a letter to all members of Congress on Wednesday outlining U.S. security commitments to Israel and the Gulf Arab states in light of the Iran nuclear deal. State Department officials said Tuesday the letter would be sent shortly before Kerry delivers what is being billed as a major policy speech on the Iran agreement in Philadelphia. The officials said the speech, a week before Congress returns to work, will focus on how the deal makes the U.S. and its allies safer. Kerry will also attack what the officials said is a…
  • Obama buys out cinnamon rolls at Anchorage cafe

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    1 Sep 2015 | 5:52 pm
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – How many cinnamon rolls does it take to feed a presidential entourage? If you’re President Barack Obama and you’re unsure, you err on the safe side and take the whole bunch. Obama paid a surprise visit Tuesday to Snow City Cafe, a hopping brunch spot in downtown Anchorage with a bit of hipster flair. Dressed down in a casual coat and sunglasses, he strolled past throngs of cheering crowds into the cafe, where it took just a few seconds for the cinnamon rolls to catch his eye. “How many of those do you guys have?” Obama asked a bemused…
  • Sedgwick County Tax App

    Ashley Galloway
    1 Sep 2015 | 5:37 pm
    Sedgwick County- Have you ever wondered where exactly your property tax dollars go and what they pay for? Sedgwick county has an app for that. The ‘My Local Taxes’ app breaks down property taxes and what each property owner pays. It also provides property details like value, size, and layout. Just go to the following website: https://gismaps.sedgwickcounty.org/tax/parcelviewer/ In the upper-left hand corner, enter the address you want to look up in the search bar. A box pops up showing the owner, year built, number of bedrooms and bathrooms and total square feet. If you…
  • Flood control for west Wichita underway

    Shardaa Gray
    1 Sep 2015 | 4:33 pm
    WICHITA, Kansas – Flood and storm control can be a costly fix. Part of it is coming to the city of Wichita for free, but city leaders say, there’s still a big price tag to fix west Wichita flooding problems. West Wichita is no stranger to flooding. It’s common to see heavy rain along Cowskin Creek, but a gift to the city should help relieve some of the flooding control problems. Tuesday, the city voted unanimously to accept a donation of Cadillac Lake land at 29th and Maize. It will bring development, a park and wetlands. Plus several ponds to retain water. The changes here…
 
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  • Four teens arrested in connection to theft of gun, pickup

    1 Sep 2015 | 1:49 pm
    The incident began at about 7 a.m. Monday when a 94-year-old man was contacted by a family member who told him his 1999 Ford F-150 had been stolen at about 2 a.m., Wichita Police Lt. James Espinoza said.
  • Police: Papa Johna s robbery may be linked to other crimes

    1 Sep 2015 | 12:41 pm
    A Papa John's restaurant was robbed Monday night and police are looking into whether it is connected with a number of other recent crimes. Two men wearing masks and carrying handguns came into the pizza business in the 5000 block of East Central at about 8:15 p.m., Wichita police Lt.
  • Developers plan new downtown apartments

    1 Sep 2015 | 11:39 am
    A 70-unit apartment project is planned near Central and Waco in downtown, according to a news release from the Wichita Downtown Development Corp. Construction has begun on the property, which will be located on the south side of Central and west of Waco on an undeveloped parcel of land.
  • Man convicted in deputy's shooting

    1 Sep 2015 | 7:31 am
    A 38-year-old man has been found guilty in the shooting of a Sedgwick County sheriff's deputy in March 2013. The Wichita Eagle reports Jason Perez was found guilty Monday on several charges including attempted first-degree murder and two counts of burglary in the shooting of deputy Lucas Powell.
  • PHOTOS: The good old days of prohibition

    1 Sep 2015 | 3:14 am
    Jami Frazier Tracy, curator, talks about the new exhibit on prohibition opening Tuesday at the Wichita/Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Speakeasies blurred racial and gender lines as they replaced the typical white male-dominated saloons in the early 1900s.
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  • Goddard superintendent named finalist for Kansas Superintendent of the Year - Wichita Eagle

    1 Sep 2015 | 9:38 am
    Wichita EagleGoddard superintendent named finalist for Kansas Superintendent of the YearWichita EagleJustin Henry, superintendent of Goddard schools, is a finalist for Kansas Superintendent of the Year. The Kansas School Superintendents Association has named three finalists for the 2016 honor, including Henry, in his fifth year leading Goddard schools.
  • Kansas Man Sentenced in Plot to Explode Car Bomb at Wichita Mid-continent Airport - Kansas City infoZine

    1 Sep 2015 | 6:28 am
    Fox NewsKansas Man Sentenced in Plot to Explode Car Bomb at Wichita Mid-continent AirportKansas City infoZineA Wichita, Kansas, man working as an avionic technician for an aeronautics company and possessing restricted access to secure airport areas, was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison today for attempting to explode a car bomb at the airport in Wichita.Kansas man faces sentencing for plotting suicide bomb attack at Wichita airportFox NewsWho Is Terry Lee Loewen? Kansas' Wichita Airport Bomb Attack Plotter Sentenced International Business TimesKansas man accused of plotting a…
  • Wichita police chief finalists discuss racial profiling at public forum (+videos) - Wichita Eagle

    1 Sep 2015 | 3:43 am
    Wichita EagleWichita police chief finalists discuss racial profiling at public forum (+videos)Wichita EagleThe two finalists for Wichita police chief said a lot more than that. But that formed the essence of their messages at a forum at Century II Convention Hall on Monday evening attended by about 250 people who got to question the two finalists, one at a Citizens can ask questions of candidates for Wichita PD chiefKSN-TVTonight: Wichita police chief candidate forumKAKEall 11 news articles »
  • Wichita, KS Ranks 11th Among Safest Cities on the 11th Annual "Allstate ... - MarketWatch

    31 Aug 2015 | 10:33 pm
    Wichita, KS Ranks 11th Among Safest Cities on the 11th Annual "Allstate MarketWatchWICHITA, Kan., Sept. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Allstate Insurance Company today released its eleventh annual "Allstate America's Best Drivers Report®" and Wichita, Kansas ranked as the 11th safest among America's 200 largest citiesi in terms of car and more »
  • Kansas tax amnesty program deadline is Oct. 15 - Wichita Eagle

    31 Aug 2015 | 4:28 pm
    Wichita Business JournalKansas tax amnesty program deadline is Oct. 15Wichita EagleThe state's giving Get Out of Jail Free cards to Kansans who pay their back taxes by Oct. 15. Tuesday marks the first day of a six-week tax amnesty program that waives all interest and penalties for unpaid taxes. The Legislature approved the tax Kansas tax amnesty program begins, deadline Oct. 15Wichita Business Journalall 52 news articles »
 
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  • Cold Stone Creamery franchisee targets November opening for third store

    Josh Heck
    1 Sep 2015 | 12:02 pm
    Food service franchisee Doug Wessley is progressing with plans to add a Cold Stone Creamery to a mixed-use development near Taft and Ridge Road. Wessley tells me he anticipates that store opening in November. Wessley signed a lease last fall to occupy 1,505 square feet in the South Ridge Retail center at 7325 W. Taft, but hasn't moved on the project until now. Wessley says he signed the lease early to ensure his space in the strip center. He says he wanted to be located in the South Ridge Retail…
  • John McCain worried about potential Boeing tanker delivery delays

    Daniel McCoy
    1 Sep 2015 | 11:07 am
    Sen. John McCain has voiced concern related to the Boeing Co's development of the KC-46A Pegasus tanker, fearing a pattern of missteps could be pointing toward a delay in deliveries. McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, wrote recently to Defense Secretary Ash Carter, saying that repeated delays and cost overruns on the program are all reasons to keep a close eye on the situation. “The resulting delays to the program’s internal deadlines for completing key qualification and…
  • Noah's opens at the Waterfront

    Josh Heck
    1 Sep 2015 | 10:58 am
    Noah's Event Venue is now open in the Waterfront development in east Wichita. The 9,470-square-foot events venue is located at 1550 N. Lindberg Circle, near 13th Street North and Webb Road, and is part of a larger expansion of the Waterfront. And early indications are Noah's will have little trouble attracting events. Chelsea Whitehead, venue manager, says events were being pre-booked well ahead of the Noah's opening. She says events have already been scheduled as far out as November 2016. Saturdays…
  • George Hansen won’t be new Kansas commerce secretary

    Daniel McCoy
    1 Sep 2015 | 8:45 am
    Johnson County nonprofit executive George Hansen has removed his name from consideration for secretary of the Kansas Department of Commerce, just a day before his confirmation hearing. According to a report from the Kansas City Business Journal, Hansen withdrew because of a potential conflict of interest as a member of his extended family has “extensive business dealings” with the commerce department. "The governor needs a full-time Secretary of Commerce, not one who would have to recuse himself…
  • Kansas State Fair board launches GM search

    1 Sep 2015 | 8:18 am
    The Kansas State Fair board has launched its search for a new general manager to replace Denny Stoecklein. The board's five-person subcommittee leading the search will begin reviewing resumes and submissions on Oct. 1. Fair Board President Harmon Bliss says that the candidate need not only maintain the previous success of the Kansas State Fair, but ideally also increase it. “We’re looking for a candidate who has the operational experience to manage an annual event of this size and who’s…
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  • The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle opens up

    Natalie Gallagher
    1 Sep 2015 | 6:00 pm
    The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle opens up. by Natalie Gallagher John Darnielle is a storyteller. Yes, he is also a bandleader — having fronted the Mountain Goats since founding it in 1991 — and a novelist whose Wolf in White Van was nominated last year for a National Book Award.…
  • Music Forecast 9.3-9.9: Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds, Lauren Krum, Monzie Leo and the Big Sky, Wishbone Ash, Brent Best and more

    1 Sep 2015 | 6:00 pm
    Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds Brooklyn's Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds have enough members to comprise the rhythm section of a high school band. Though each player is excellent, one stands out: lead singer Arleigh Kincheloe, who conjures a powerful mix of retro soul and blues.…
  • Spinning Tree delivers a passionate West Side Story

    Deborah Hirsch
    1 Sep 2015 | 6:00 pm
    Spinning Tree delivers a passionate West Side Story. by Deborah Hirsch I confess I'm biased: I've always loved West Side Story. Fortunately for me — and for anyone else who cherishes the 1957 musical — Spinning Tree directors Andy Parkhurst and Michael Grayman do, too.…
  • Jazz Beat: Peter Martin, and the Jackie Allen Quintet, at the Blue Room

    Larry Kopitnik
    1 Sep 2015 | 6:00 pm
    by Larry Kopitnik Thanks to the Arts Midwest Conference in Kansas City this week, the Blue Room offers a rare Wednesday-night show that features a couple of conference guests — including the esteemed pianist Peter Martin, who regularly travels with Grammy Award-winning jazz singer Dianne Reeves as music director. He has performed with Wynton Marsalis, the New York Philharmonic and at White House dinners.…
  • Chris Garibaldi revives his Lotuspool Records

    Natalie Gallagher
    1 Sep 2015 | 6:00 pm
    Chris Garibaldi revives his Lotuspool Records. by Natalie Gallagher I'm a few minutes late meeting Chris Garibaldi at Parkville's Bentley Guitar Studios, on that river town's idyllic Main Street. Garibaldi — lead singer, guitarist and occasional trombonist for the local rock band Suneaters — is perched on a bench inside the shop, teasing chords from an electric guitar.…
 
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  • The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle opens up

    Natalie Gallagher
    1 Sep 2015 | 6:00 pm
    The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle opens up. by Natalie Gallagher John Darnielle is a storyteller. Yes, he is also a bandleader — having fronted the Mountain Goats since founding it in 1991 — and a novelist whose Wolf in White Van was nominated last year for a National Book Award.…
  • Music Forecast 9.3-9.9: Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds, Lauren Krum, Monzie Leo and the Big Sky, Wishbone Ash, Brent Best and more

    1 Sep 2015 | 6:00 pm
    Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds Brooklyn's Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds have enough members to comprise the rhythm section of a high school band. Though each player is excellent, one stands out: lead singer Arleigh Kincheloe, who conjures a powerful mix of retro soul and blues.…
  • Spinning Tree delivers a passionate West Side Story

    Deborah Hirsch
    1 Sep 2015 | 6:00 pm
    Spinning Tree delivers a passionate West Side Story. by Deborah Hirsch I confess I'm biased: I've always loved West Side Story. Fortunately for me — and for anyone else who cherishes the 1957 musical — Spinning Tree directors Andy Parkhurst and Michael Grayman do, too.…
  • Jazz Beat: Peter Martin, and the Jackie Allen Quintet, at the Blue Room

    Larry Kopitnik
    1 Sep 2015 | 6:00 pm
    by Larry Kopitnik Thanks to the Arts Midwest Conference in Kansas City this week, the Blue Room offers a rare Wednesday-night show that features a couple of conference guests — including the esteemed pianist Peter Martin, who regularly travels with Grammy Award-winning jazz singer Dianne Reeves as music director. He has performed with Wynton Marsalis, the New York Philharmonic and at White House dinners.…
  • Chris Garibaldi revives his Lotuspool Records

    Natalie Gallagher
    1 Sep 2015 | 6:00 pm
    Chris Garibaldi revives his Lotuspool Records. by Natalie Gallagher I'm a few minutes late meeting Chris Garibaldi at Parkville's Bentley Guitar Studios, on that river town's idyllic Main Street. Garibaldi — lead singer, guitarist and occasional trombonist for the local rock band Suneaters — is perched on a bench inside the shop, teasing chords from an electric guitar.…
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  • The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle opens up

    Natalie Gallagher
    1 Sep 2015 | 6:00 pm
    The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle opens up. by Natalie Gallagher John Darnielle is a storyteller. Yes, he is also a bandleader — having fronted the Mountain Goats since founding it in 1991 — and a novelist whose Wolf in White Van was nominated last year for a National Book Award.…
  • Music Forecast 9.3-9.9: Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds, Lauren Krum, Monzie Leo and the Big Sky, Wishbone Ash, Brent Best and more

    1 Sep 2015 | 6:00 pm
    Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds Brooklyn's Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds have enough members to comprise the rhythm section of a high school band. Though each player is excellent, one stands out: lead singer Arleigh Kincheloe, who conjures a powerful mix of retro soul and blues.…
  • Spinning Tree delivers a passionate West Side Story

    Deborah Hirsch
    1 Sep 2015 | 6:00 pm
    Spinning Tree delivers a passionate West Side Story. by Deborah Hirsch I confess I'm biased: I've always loved West Side Story. Fortunately for me — and for anyone else who cherishes the 1957 musical — Spinning Tree directors Andy Parkhurst and Michael Grayman do, too.…
  • Jazz Beat: Peter Martin, and the Jackie Allen Quintet, at the Blue Room

    Larry Kopitnik
    1 Sep 2015 | 6:00 pm
    by Larry Kopitnik Thanks to the Arts Midwest Conference in Kansas City this week, the Blue Room offers a rare Wednesday-night show that features a couple of conference guests — including the esteemed pianist Peter Martin, who regularly travels with Grammy Award-winning jazz singer Dianne Reeves as music director. He has performed with Wynton Marsalis, the New York Philharmonic and at White House dinners.…
  • Chris Garibaldi revives his Lotuspool Records

    Natalie Gallagher
    1 Sep 2015 | 6:00 pm
    Chris Garibaldi revives his Lotuspool Records. by Natalie Gallagher I'm a few minutes late meeting Chris Garibaldi at Parkville's Bentley Guitar Studios, on that river town's idyllic Main Street. Garibaldi — lead singer, guitarist and occasional trombonist for the local rock band Suneaters — is perched on a bench inside the shop, teasing chords from an electric guitar.…
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