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WICHITA, Kan. | Kansas governor concedes, says he will endorse GOP nominee

WICHITA, Kan.  — Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer says he will endorse Republican nominee for governor Kris Kobach after conceding in the state’s GOP primary in a surprise announcement a week after their neck-and-neck finish threatened to send the race to a recount. Colyer accepted defeat Tuesday evening after a review of some provisional ballots from … Continue reading WICHITA, Kan. | Kansas governor concedes, says he will endorse GOP nominee

WICHITA, Kan | Kansas governor concedes GOP primary to secretary of state

WICHITA, Kan — Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer conceded Tuesday evening in the state’s Republican gubernatorial primary, saying he would endorse Secretary of State Kris Kobach a week after their neck-and-neck finish threatened to send the race to a recount. Colyer accepted defeat after a review of some provisional ballots from most Kansas counties failed to … Continue reading WICHITA, Kan | Kansas governor concedes GOP primary to secretary of state

WICHITA, Kan. | Kobach widens lead over governor in Kansas GOP primary

WICHITA, Kan.  — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach slightly widened his lead Tuesday over Gov. Jeff Colyer in the tight Republican race for governor after the state’s second largest county released its count of provisional ballots. The counting began Monday in the contentious Aug. 7 Republican primary. The work is expected to stretch out … Continue reading WICHITA, Kan. | Kobach widens lead over governor in Kansas GOP primary

WICHITA, Kan. | Kansas’ most populous county fumbles 2nd major election

WICHITA, Kan. — Kansas’ most populous county left the rest of the state waiting nearly 13 hours until Wednesday morning for complete primary election results that proved to be pivotal in a high profile and close Republican race for governor — the second consecutive major election fumble by the affluent Kansas City-area county. “I’m embarrassed … Continue reading WICHITA, Kan. | Kansas’ most populous county fumbles 2nd major election

BOULDER, Colo. | Competitor dies in swim leg of Boulder Ironman triathlon

BOULDER, Colo.— An athlete died a day after he was pulled from the water during the Boulder Ironman 70.3 triathlon in Colorado. It was the third death in four years of Ironman competitions in Boulder. A witness, physician Donald Cain from Wisconsin, told the Daily Camera in Boulder that a man was pulled from the … Continue reading BOULDER, Colo. | Competitor dies in swim leg of Boulder Ironman triathlon

WICHITA, Kan. | Guatemalan boy reunites with father after weeks in Kansas

WICHITA, Kan. — Before 14-year-old Guatemalan Samuel Cazun left a Kansas nonprofit to be reunited with his father, he gave staff members the sketches of their faces he had drawn to help them remember him. Of the dozens of migrant children housed at The Villages in Topeka under a contract with the federal government, Samuel … Continue reading WICHITA, Kan. | Guatemalan boy reunites with father after weeks in Kansas

Kansas News: Jury Finds Wichita Man, Ashton B. Malone Guilty On Meth Trafficking Charges

WICHITA, KAN. – A federal jury on Thursday convicted a Wichita man on charges of distributing methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said. Ashton B. Malone, 34, Wichita, Kan., was convicted on two counts of distributing methamphetamine.  During trial, the prosecutor presented evidence that in May and June 2017 Malone twice sold more than 41 grams … Continue reading Kansas News: Jury Finds Wichita Man, Ashton B. Malone Guilty On Meth Trafficking Charges

WICHITA, Kan. | Man accused of deadly hoax call in Kansas faces arraignment

WICHITA, Kan. — A California man accused of making a hoax phone call that led police to fatally shoot an unarmed man in Kansas is scheduled to enter a plea on state charges. Twenty-five-year-old Tyler Barriss is set for arraignment Friday in Sedgwick County District Court in Wichita, Kansas. He’s charged with involuntary manslaughter, giving … Continue reading WICHITA, Kan. | Man accused of deadly hoax call in Kansas faces arraignment