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Kansas Revenue Department employee shot in Wichita office.

Police say a man under investigation by the Kansas Department of Revenue is suspected in a shooting that critically injured an employee at the agency's Wichita office.

- FOX News - US

Mike Huckabee: Manafort Wiretap 'Frightening'.

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Tuesday the alleged wiretapping of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is "frightening," and should be a cause for concern for every American.

- Newsmax - US

'B*tch needs to swing from a tree': Civil Air Patrol chief gets job back after lynching threat against lawmaker.

A Civil Air Patrol officer in Kansas has been reinstated despite making a lynching threat against a Republican state lawmaker who introduced legislation that would have restricted the right to carry concealed handguns on college campuses. The Hays Daily News reports that Jonathan Holder, the Kansas ...

- The Raw Story - US

Body not found for 8 months in Kansas City airport parking lot.

The body of a man who police believed killed himself sat in his pickup truck in a Kansas City International Airport parking lot for eight months before being discovered and his family wants to know why it wasn't noticed sooner. The body of 53-year-old Randy Potter was found last week after someone...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Body not found for 8 months in Missouri airport parking lot.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The body of a man who police believed killed himself sat in his pickup truck in a Kansas City International Airport parking lot for eight months before being discovered and his family wants to know…

- Billings Gazette - US

Suicidal father and husband missing for 8 months found rotting in his truck at the airport.

Randy Potter was found at Kansas City International Airport in a state of severe decomposition.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Missing US man's body found in Kansas airport parking lot after 8 months.

A 53-year-old man missing for eight months has been found dead inside his truck at a busy US airport.

- Stuff - NZ

Does private probation company have a constitutional right to cash in on the poor?.

They elect local judges in Craighead County, Arkansas, and two men decided two years ago to run for the bench there with a clear mission…

- ABA Journal - US

Missing man’s decomposing body sat in truck for 8 months.

A missing Kansas man’s body sat decomposing in his work vehicle for eight months in an airport parking lot 45 minutes from his home, causing his family to ask why no one found it sooner, PEOPLE confirms.         

- USA TODAY - US

Missing Man's Body Likely Sat in Parking Lot for 8 Months.

Randy Potter left his Kansas home on the morning of January 17 and was never seen alive again. After an eight-month search, during which his family even hired a private investigator, the missing man was finally found—and his family, their lawyer, and the aforementioned PI believe he was dead...

- Newser - US

Missing Man's Decomposing Body Sat in Truck for 8 Months in Airport Parking Lot As Family Searched.

A missing Kansas man's body sat decomposing in his work vehicle for eight months in an airport parking lot 45 minutes from his home, causing his family to ask why no one found it sooner, PEOPLE confirms.

- Yahoo! News - US

Cameraman accidentally tackles cheerleader at football game

Great form, terrible timing. A cheerleader for the Kansas City Chiefs found herself in the wrong sport when she was accidentally knocked down by a camera operator on Sunday. SEE ALSO: Dude crashes his parachute in a packed stadium of football fans Before the collision, the cheerleader did a somersault, sending her forward ...

- Mashable! - US

Civil Air Patrol officer declines to rejoin unit after social media controversy

A lieutenant colonel in the Kansas' Civil Air Patrol who resigned his command after posting on Facebook that a state lawmaker should "swing from a tree" has chosen not to resume participation in the volunteer organization despite being cleared to do so.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Request denied: States try to block access to public records

In February, Arkansas lawmakers marked the 50-year anniversary of the Freedom of Information Act with a resolution calling it "a shining example of open government" that had ensured access to vital public records for generations.

- WRAL.com - US

Request Denied: States Try to Block Access to Public Records

In February, Arkansas lawmakers marked the 50-year anniversary of the Freedom of Information Act with a resolution calling it "a shining example of open government" that had ensured access to vital public records for generations.

- Newsmax - US

Across US, lawmakers chip away at public's access to records

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — In February, Arkansas lawmakers marked the 50-year anniversary of the Freedom of Information Act with a resolution calling it "a shining example of open government" that had ensured access to vital public records for generations.

- Billings Gazette - US

Across US, lawmakers chip away at public's access to records

In February, Arkansas lawmakers marked the 50-year anniversary of the Freedom of Information Act with a resolution calling it "a shining example of open government" that had ensured access to vital public records for generations.

- WRAL.com - US

Across US, lawmakers chip away at public's access to records

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- Miami Herald - US

Questions of gun planting, outburst key in officer's verdict

WICHITA, Kan. — A judge's decision to acquit an officer of murder in the death of a black suspect came down to two major questions: Did the officer plant a gun, and did his outburst about killing the man…

- Billings Gazette - US

What Kansas City has to offer tech startups

GUEST: It's easy to see why startup founders look to the coasts to raise venture capital or hire a star head of growth. Hollywood has misinformed the masses that startups don't exist outside of these ecosystems. The notion that founders need to migrate to the Valley in order to successfully build a technology company is ...

- VentureBeat - US

While Amazon Plays the Field, Walmart Stays True to Arkansas

A week after Amazon announced plans for a second headquarters somewhere in North America, Walmart said on Friday that it is building a new home office in Bentonville.

- New York Times - US

Cleveland Indians' Amazing Streak Ends at 22

The Cleveland Indians can return to clinching their division and playoff preparations. Their historic winning streak is, well, history. Cleveland had its AL record run stopped at 22 straight games on Friday night as the Indians were beaten 4-3 by the Kansas City Royals, who became the first team to...

- Newser - US

Huckabee: Work With Muslims to Eradicate Radical Islamic Terror

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday people must work with law-abiding Muslims to combat radical Islamic terrorism in the wake of a bomb attack on London's subway system.

- Newsmax - US

An Iraqi-American man tried to deposit a large check. Police arrested his whole family.

An entire Iraqi-American family was arrested in Wichita, Kansas, after the father tried to deposit a large check from the sale of their home. Sattar Ali supplied verification documents while depositing the $151,000 check, but bank officials had him arrested and handcuffed. Police also detained his weeping wife, ...

- The Week - US

Trump's fed attorney pick once cited infamous pro-slavery 'Dred Scott' case as anti-abortion precedent

Kansas Solicitor General Stephen McAllister, who is one of President Donald Trump's U.S. attorney nominees, once cited the infamous Dred Scott v. Sanford ruling used to defend slavery as a precedent in an anti-late term abortion case, Mother Jones reports. Upon investigating President Donald T...

- The Raw Story - US

Huckabee: Work With Muslims to Eradicate Radical Islamic Terror

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday people must work with law-abiding Muslims to combat radical Islamic terrorism in the wake of a bomb attack on London's subway system."This is not a Muslim issue, this is a terrorist issue. People have co-opted Islam and made it...

- Newsmax - US

'Nobody will trust a government that doesn't secure its borders'

Former Arkansas Governor says DACA can still go on, but the wall along the border with Mexico must also be built.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Down to their last strike, the Cleveland Indians still found a way to force extra innings and extend their historic win streak to 22 games

Ron Schwane/Getty Images After winning 21 straight games and capturing the attention and imagination of baseball fans across the country, the Cleveland Indians were down to their last strike. The Indians have been dominant throughout their streak, posting a run differential in 21 games that any major league team would feel ...

- Business Insider - US

Indian doctor stabbed to death in US, patient arrested

A renowned Indian doctor who expounded a system called "Absolute Yoga" has been stabbed to death in Kansas state in the US. One of his patients was arrested for the killing, police said.

- BDNews24 - BD

Harvard withdraws fellowship invitation to Chelsea Manning

Manning, 29, was released in May from a U.S. military prison in Kansas where she had been held for passing secrets to the WikiLeaks website in the biggest breach of classified data in the history of the United States. The Harvard Kennedy School of government announced on Wednesday that it had invited the controversial ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Murder suspect was sent to India to straighten out: Report

Washington, Sep 15 A suspect who has been arrested over the murder of Indian psychiatrist Achutha Reddy in the US state of Kansas, was once sent to India to "straighten out", informed sources told the media. The 21-year-old suspect identified as Umar Rashid Dutt, is being held in prison on a $1 million bond after his ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Indian doctor stabbed to death in US, patient arrested

Washington, Sep 15 A renowned Indian doctor who expounded a system called "Absolute Yoga" has been stabbed to death in Kansas state in the US. Achutha Reddy, a psychiatrist who hailed from Telangana, was murdered at his clinic in East Wichita on Wednesday night. An Indian American man, Umar Rashid Dutt, was arrested and ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Harvard Withdraws its Fellowship Invitation to Manning

Harvard University on Friday withdrew a fellowship invitation to Chelsea Manning, the transgender U.S. Army soldier who was convicted of leaking classified data, after two top intelligence experts distanced themselves from the school over the invite. Manning, 29, was released in May from a U.S. military prison in Kansas ...

- Voice of America - US

The benefit of dirt roads

In Arkansas, attention to thousands of miles of unpaved roads has helped clean up streams, ease the threat to endangered species and benefited everyone.

- MNN - US

Patient arrested in Indian-origin doctor`s murder in US

New York, Sep 15 An Indian doctor was stabbed to death in Kansas state of the US. One of his patients has been arrested as a suspect in the stabbing death, according to police.

- Zee News - IN

Indian-origin psychiatrist stabbed to death in US

Psychiatrist Achutha Reddy, who hailed from Telangana, was found dead with multiple knife wounds in an alley behind his clinic in East Wichita on Wednesday, police said.

- Rediff.com - IN

Harvard University withdraws fellowship invitation to Chelsea Manning

By Brendan O'Brien - Harvard University on Friday withdrew a fellowship invitation to Chelsea Manning, the transgender U.S. Army soldier who was convicted of leaking classified data, after two top intelligence experts distanced themselves from the school over the invite. Manning, 29, was released in May from a U.S. military ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Indian-origin doctor chased and stabbed to death allegedly by patient in Kansas

The police have arrested the alleged suspect identified as Umar Rashid Dutt.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Cleveland Indians extend winning streak to 22 games, the longest MLB run in 101 years

With a nail-biting 10th inning 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals at Cleveland's Progressive Park, the Cleveland Indians extended their late-season winning streak to 22 games, passing the 1935 Chicago Cubs and moving to within four games of the 1916 New York Giants, whose major league record 26-game winning streak has the ...

- The Week - US

Conservative Twitter Praises Ex-CIA Chief For Resigning as Harvard Fellow After Chelsea Manning Hire

Yesterday, Harvard University announced the new "visiting fellows" of the 2017-2018 academic year, which include former Press Secretary Sean Spicer, Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook, Kansas City Mayor Sly James Jr., as well as convicted leaker Chelsea Manning for the Kennedy School's Institute of Politics.

- Mediaite - US

'We're Having Gang Wars All Over Again'

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas ― Brian Silva, an unemployed African-American man from one of Little Rock's roughest neighborhoods, still struggles on a daily basis not to go back to the life of crime he knows so well.

- Yahoo! News - US

Indian doctor in US stabbed to death

An Indian doctor hailing from Telangana was stabbed to death in Kansas state.

- Zee News - IN

Telugu Doctor stabbed to death in Kansas City of USA

A 57-year old medical professional Dr Achyut Reddy from Nalgonda district of Telangana was stabbed to death at East Wichita in Kansas City of the United States of America on Wednesday evening. Kansas is the same place where a Telugu techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla was shot dead in February this year, in a hate crime.According ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Only 6 teams have a legit shot to win the Super Bowl

After just one week of the NFL season, the Kansas City Chiefs are now the slight favorite to win the Super Bowl, and only five other teams have a legit shot to beat them. Using Nate Silver's "2017 NFL Predictions," a model that rates each team and then projects how the regular season and playoffs will play out, we can get a ...

- Business Insider - US

Economic reality sets in for energy company trying to build new coal plant in Kansas

After more than a decade of efforts to dramatically expand the Sunflower Electric Power Corporation's coal-fired power plant in Holcomb, Kansas, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, the principal backer, now considers it unlikely that the project will move forward. The Holcomb coal plant expansion project ...

- ThinkProgress - US

1st Infantry Division soldier killed in Fort Hood helicopter incident

The deceased soldier was stationed at Fort Riley in Kansas, but was at Fort Hood in Texas conducting training with his unit. It was not clear what caused the soldier's death.

- Stars and Stripes - US

White nationalist posters found on Kansas State campus

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas State is speaking out after posters promoting white nationalism were plastered around on campus.

- Billings Gazette - US

Woman Used Government Funds to Buy Tuxedo for Pug

A former administrative assistant to an Arkansas county official has pleaded guilty to fraudulent use of a credit card after prosecutors accused her of using public money to buy personal items, including a tuxedo for her pet pug, the AP reports. Kristi Goss was set for trial this week but...

- Newser - US

Former Arkansas county worker pleads guilty to using public funds to buy a dog tuxedo

A former administrative assistant to an Arkansas county official pleaded guilty Monday to fraudulently using the county's credit card for personal items, including a tuxedo…

- TheBlaze.com - US

Officials: 1 killed during helicopter training at Fort Hood

An HH-60M helicopter crew with the 1st Infantry Division based at Fort Riley, Kansas was conducting medical evacuation hoist training, when a person was killed on the range south of Robert Gray Army Airfield.

- Stars and Stripes - US

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