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City approves contract for Wichita police body cameras

WICHITA, Kansas – The city of Wichita voted Tuesday on a contract approving the use of body cameras by Wichita police officers.

At this morning’s city council meeting, Mayor Jeff Longwell moved for a vote, and the motion passed 6-0. 70 more words

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Spice Up Snack Time!

I’ve seen this recipe for main entrees however I decided I liked the idea for a snack! I made mini stuffed bell peppers with spanish rice, corn, green onion, and a little bit of shredded cheese. 21 more words

Kansas allows driver's license changes for same-sex spouses

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – Kansas is allowing married gay and lesbian residents to change their last names on their driver’s licenses.

Department of Revenue spokeswoman Jeannine Koranda said the Division of Vehicles handled its first name change Monday. 98 more words

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St. Joseph's Orphanage, Abilene KS

Entrance to St. Joseph’s Orphanage that provided a home to children from 1915-1959.

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Here is a link (Dickinson County Historical Society) to see a photo of the orphanage that was demolished in 1959.  26 more words

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Kansas opens state workers' health plan to same-sex spouses

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – The health insurance plan for Kansas state government workers is allowing married gay and lesbian couples to obtain coverage for their spouses. 108 more words

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Kansas opens state workers' health plan to same-sex spouses

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The health insurance plan for Kansas state government workers is allowing married gay and lesbian couples to obtain coverage for their spouses. 125 more words

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Shooting at Overland Park duplex kills woman, wounds girl

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A woman was killed and a girl was wounded after someone fired several shots into a suburban Kansas City duplex on the same block where two young men were fatally shot last week. 106 more words

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