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Wichita schools warn of potential closures amid COVID spike

Jan. 13, 2022 18:18 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Wichita school district is warning parents that temporary school closures may be necessary because so many teachers are out sick amid a rise in COVID-19 cases, while some Kansas City-area cities are introducing new mask mandates. The Wichita district —...

Republican state Sen. Trent Garner will not seek re-election

Jan. 11, 2022 11:44 AM EST

EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) — Conservative Republican state Sen. Trent Garner of El Dorado will not seek re-election. “It is time for me to serve the people of south Arkansas in a different role,” Garner said in a statement on Twitter. “I plan on focusing on building my legal...

Three people killed in fiery wreck in Kansas during weekend

Nov. 01, 2021 13:49 PM EDT

EL DORADO, Kan. (AP) — Three people died after a fiery crash in southern Kansas over the weekend, Butler County officials said. The crash happened just before midnight on Saturday on U.S. 54 east of Eldorado. One car crossed over the center line...