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Urban Ventures: We’re Taking Teen Assault Case ‘Very Seriously’

Urban Ventures says they’re taking the incident involving a number of teenagers allegedly assaulting people in Kansas “very seriously.” Over the weekend, police said seven kids ranging in age from 12 to 18 yelled and threw things at people in Wichita, including a number of homeless people.

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Q&A: A Look At Climate Change Plan And Its Impact On States

President Barack Obama unveiled the final regulations in his plan to cut nationwide carbon dioxide emissions 32 percent by 2030. Obama touted it as a bold step to slow climate change, while opponents said it was federal overreach that will raise prices for electricity consumers.

12 hours ago

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7 Minneapolis Teens Arrested In Kansas Assault

Several teens from a Minneapolis basketball program were arrested on assault charges in Wichita, Kansas over the weekend. The kids range in age from 12 to 18.

24 hours ago

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July Survey Suggests Economic Slowdown Ahead For Midwest

A July survey suggests there will be slow to no economic growth over the next three to six months in nine Midwest and Plains states. A survey report issued Monday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index slumped to 50.6 in July from 53.0 in June.

08/03/2015

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Economy Remains Weak In Rural Parts Of 10 States

A new survey suggests the economy will remain weak in rural parts of 10 Western and Plains states because the strong U.S. dollar is hurting exports and the bird flu is hitting poultry farms hard.

05/21/2015

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Amid Bird Flu Outbreak, Turkey Farmers Increase Security

Poultry producers in the nation’s top turkey state are taking extra steps to protect their flocks after a devastating strain of bird flu was confirmed at two Minnesota farms in as many days last week, a disease that had already slammed the doors shut on some key export markets.

03/30/2015

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Weakening Economy Seen Ahead For Rural Parts Of 10 States

A monthly survey of bankers suggests a weakening economy lies ahead for rural parts of 10 Midwestern and Western states.

03/19/2015

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MSU Gets Going In NCAA D2 Playoffs

Minnesota State kicks off its NCAA championship pursuit this weekend.

11/28/2014

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Five Creepy Historical Sites In The Midwest

Looking for something spooky this Halloween? Check out the five creepiest historical sites in the midwest.

10/07/2014

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Missing Minnesota Family Found Safe In Kansas

A father, four of his children — two of whom are juveniles — and their three dogs who went missing last week have been found in Kansas, according to the Pine County Sheriff’s Office.

09/24/2014

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Self: Wiggins Wants To Be Traded To Minnesota

Andrew Wiggins told Kansas coach Bill Self that he wants to be traded from Cleveland to Minnesota because the No. 1 overall pick believes it will be better for his long-term future.

08/10/2014

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Patrol: 2 From Alexandria Killed In Kansas Crash

Two people from Minnesota were killed Thursday afternoon in a crash near McPherson, Kan., according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. The accident happened around 4 p.m. Thursday in the northbound lanes of Interstate 135 at milepost 63.

07/25/2014

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Midwest Economic Survey Index Hits 3-Year High

A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states hit a three-year high in April, suggesting more economic growth over the next three to six months, according to a report issued Thursday.

05/01/2014

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Five Things: NCAA Tournament Bids And Wichita’s Perfection

In the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.

03/10/2014

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Rising Star: Kansas Guard Naadir Tharpe

The 5’11” Tharpe is averaging 30 minutes, 8.9 points, and 5.1 assists per game while shooting 45 percent from the field, 39 percent from deep, and 82 percent from the line.

03/04/2014

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Minn. Man Convicted Of Human Trafficking

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt’s office says in a release that a Logan County jury on Thursday convicted Preston Sanders, of St. Paul, Minn., of transporting a person under 18 knowing that person would be used for sex.

10/04/2013

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Newton Says Timberwolves Job Is Dream Come True

When Milt Newton was finishing up his graduate studies at Kansas, he told anyone that would listen that his goal was to one day become an NBA general manager. It took him 22 years to get there, but Newton has finally arrived. That the opportunity is coming in the place where his wife grew up and under the man he befriended while they worked together in Washington made it worth the wait.

09/10/2013

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Teen From Burnsville Killed In Kansas Crash

Authorities said a 19-year-old girl from Burnsville was killed in a crash in Kansas on Thursday. The Kansas Highway Patrol responded to the crash at about 7 a.m. Thursday on Highway 54 near Highway 34 in Ford County, Kan., which is in the southwestern part of the state.

07/12/2013

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Royals Rally For 7-3 Victory Over Twins

Lorenzo Cain hit a two-run homer during a four-run eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 7-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.

06/06/2013

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KSU To Award Honorary Doctorate To Ex-Cargill CEO

Kansas State University is awarding an honorary doctorate to a former CEO of agribusiness giant Cargill Inc.

04/25/2013

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Rothstein: Friday’s Sweet 16 Primer; Predictions, Key Matchups & More

Florida Gulf Coast is without question the story of the tournament — but they’re not going to beat Florida.

03/29/2013

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Five Things: Goodbye Big East, Buckeyes Win Big Ten, And West Coast Blues

Yesterday was a relatively drama-free Selection Sunday. Joe Lunardi was a perfect 68 for 68, as Middle Tennessee State, St. Mary’s, Boise State, and La Salle claimed the final spots in the field. Louisville, Gonzaga, Kansas, and Indiana earned the top seeds.

03/18/2013

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Kansas, K-State Favored As Big 12 Tourney Opens

Kansas State and Kansas tied for the regular-season Big 12 title, but that doesn’t mean they feel very good about themselves entering the league tournament.

03/12/2013

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Spending Time With MN’s Nationally Known Tyus Jones

You have to go way back to Sam Jacobson to remember a player that created this much basketball buzz.

03/08/2013

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Economic Slump Likely To Continue In Midwest

A new survey of business leaders suggests the economy will remain sluggish in nine Midwest and Plains states, and hiring will be slow over the next three to six months.

01/02/2013

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