Two Minor League ballpark groundbreakings occurred in February: Wichita, Kansas (left), and Fredericksburg, Virginia. January’s Batting Around column featured a rundown of 2020’s four new Minor League Baseball locations: Madison, Alabama; Kannapolis, North Carolina; Wichita, Kansas and Fredericksburg, Virginia. Construction is now underway on all four facilities. Madison will host the Southern League’s Rocket City […]

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WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Veterans in Wichita are getting some help thanks to students across the state. More than a dozen schools from the region collected supplies and donations for the Veterans Village of Wichita. Twelve students from Chase County Junior Senior High School delivered them Tuesday afternoon. "There’s so much that veterans have done […]

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Photo: KSN News Video Blight homes have been an issue in Wichita and around Kansas for years, but two bills going through the state legislature could bring hope to residents frustrated with the eyesores. Bill 2314 and Bill 2238 are being looked at by state lawmakers and could change the consequences for owners of abandoned […]

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Video Imagine stepping outside your home, and in less than a minute you’re at the office or a music concert. That’s exactly what you’ll get at the new Spaghetti Works District by Naftzger Park in downtown Wichita. It’s all part of a concept called "Live, work and play." Forty-one apartments plus retail shops are now […]

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – Three militia members facing decades in prison for their roles in a foiled plot to massacre Somali Muslims in southwest Kansas have all now appealed their convictions and sentences. Attorneys representing Gavin Wright and Curtis Allen on Wednesday filed separate notices of appeal to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Patrick […]

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) – "You have to look at the bigger picture. And unless you address the inequalities of it, you’re going to continue to have a problem such as obesity," said Dr. Yelando Johnson, Director of Newman University’s Social Work program. Inequalities that date back to the segregation era are having an impact on […]

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Video WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A Wichita non-profit is working to turn empty downtown spaces into sought-after real estate. The program, OpenStudios, pairs spaces with practicing local artists. The artists get to use the space for free with the intention of creating a more attractive space, making it easier for the building owner to rent. […]

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – The Kansas Department of Revenue says hundreds of furloughed federal employees have applied for unemployment as the partial government shutdown continues. WIBW-TV reports the agency has received 549 unemployment claims through Wednesday. Federal employees who are working full time without pay during the shutdown are not eligible for unemployment. Labor officials […]

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Wichita, KS payment processing business, Acumen Connections, Inc, plans to revitalize company by focusing on maximizing the opportunity of local networking groups. Ahlf seems to think networking groups are more than worth the time and money investment required to take part in them, but stresses that investment is required to see a difference being made […]

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Hide caption sherman_news TOPEKA — Kansas officials see a solution to chronic homelessness and the burden placed on state institutions, jails and law enforcement in the work of a psychiatrist who believes mentally ill people can help themselves without any strings attached. The idea is to provide those who need treatment with unconditional housing and […]

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