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Remains of Kansan killed in Pearl Harbor to be buried

Sep. 13, 2019 11:02 AM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Nearly 78 years after he died in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Navy Seaman 2nd Class Wilbur Clayton Barrett will be laid to rest in his native Kansas. Barrett's remains were returned to Wichita Thursday. He will be buried in El Dorado on Saturday. He was an El Dorado native who...

Sex offender pleads guilty to porn charges involving girl

Aug. 30, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 35-year-old Kansas man who is registered sex offender has admitted producing and distributing child pornography. Daniel Eric Merida, of El Dorado, pleaded guilty Thursday to six charges related to child pornography. He will be sentenced Nov. 18. Court records indicate Merida admitted...