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Wednesday Evening Froecast 7-31-13

Discussion and Forecast:A gradual warming trend will continue as southerly flow returns tothe area...with some of the southwest counties reaching highs in the100s by Friday. An upper level ridge positioned over Texas willkeep the area free of precipitation for the most part.However...if there is any Full story

Spirit AeroSystems announces 360 layoffs

Spirit AeroSystems is laying off about 360 salaried support and management employees at its Kansas and Oklahoma facilities, the Wichita-based aircraft parts maker announced Thursday. Full story

Alco Stores enters into agreement to be acquired

Discount retailer Alco Stores Inc. has entered into an agreement to merge with private investment firm Argonne Capital Group LLC. Full story

CBT: Kansas freshman Brannen Greene cited for hit and run

Kansas freshman Brannen Greene is due in court on August 7th after being cited for hit and run on a vehicle, according to a report from Ian Cummings of KUSports.com. Greene was cited for leaving the scene of an accident involving property damage and failure to report an accident on July 17th for an Full story

Environmentalists pan Kansas coal plant provision

Opponents of a coal-fired power plant planned for southwest Kansas say developers still face obstacles in completing the project despite legislation approved by the U.S. House. Full story

Failed corn, sorghum crops reported in Kansas

In a good year, corn grower Dennis McNinch can look over his green fields of tasseled corn shooting 7 feet high by this point in the growing season. This year, the corn on McNinch's farm in western Kansas barely reaches 4 feet high and much of it has turned brown. Full story

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Kansas, Chinese province pledge ag partnership

Enbridge hosts Kansas open house

Kansas residents to receive energy help

Report: Kansas wheat crop bigger than anticipated

Report: Kansas wheat harvest 87 percent finished

Kansas ends 2013 budget year on high note

Gas firm gets partial win in condemnation lawsuit

Kansas judge blocks portions of state's new abortion law

Killer of Kansas abortion doctor disciplined in prison for comments

Missouri governor vetoes bill halving corporate tax rate

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  Millions of gallons of water go missing

Authorities ask for citizens' help after 30% of Kansas town's water goes missing.. KSNT's Don Bolerjack reports.

  50 dogs seized from Kansas home

50 dogs are looking for new owners after they were removed from a Kansas home by authorities. KSNW Vi Nguyen reports.

  Lesbians wed across from Westboro Baptist

A lesbian couple chooses to exchange marriage vows at Topeka, Kansas' "Equality House," which is across the street from the notoriously anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church. KSNT's Katie Sampson reports.

  Severe storms target Oklahoma...again

The same communities devastated by the storm that hit Oklahoma 10 days ago are in danger once more, drawing intense focus on the forecast. NBC’s Janet Shamlian reports.

  Tornadoes, hail, more could hit Midwest

Kansas was hit by heavy winds and at least one tornado Monday night as a severe storm system continues to travel across the Midwest with the possibility of more tornadoes, hail, and damaging winds. TODAY’s Al Roker reports.

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Baseball-sized hail that landed in Haven, Kansas.
Baseball-sized hail that landed in Haven, Kansas.

Baseball-sized hail that landed in Haven, Kansas.

A propane tank fire in Elkhart, Kansas on July 8, 2013.
A propane tank fire in Elkhart, Kansas on July 8, 2013.

A propane tank fire in Elkhart, Kansas on July 8, 2013.

McLemore from the University of Kansas shakes hands with NBA Commissioner Stern after being selected by the Kings as the seventh overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft in Brooklyn
McLemore from the University of Kansas shakes hands with NBA Commissioner Stern after being selected by the Kings as the seventh overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft in Brooklyn

Ben McLemore from the University of Kansas shakes hands with NBA Commissioner David Stern after being selected by the Sacremento Kings as the seventh overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft in Brooklyn, New York, June 27, 2013. REUTERS/Keith Bedford (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)

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