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U.S. Poverty Rate Is 14.5%

11 mins ago - The U.S. poverty rate now stands at 14.5%, America still has 45.3 million people living in poverty, and median income remains level at just under $52,000.

Andover District Stadium Vandalized

Posted: 9:52 AM - Andover Police are investigating after a large, blue letter "A" was painted onto the field at Andover District Stadium.
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New Wichita Marijuana Petition Kicks Off October 1

Updated: 9:43 AM - A plan to decriminalize marijuana may get a second life. Weeks after a petition failed to meet election requirements, advocates are working on a new campaign for the April election.

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Samurai Sword Wielding Man Shot In Back By Police

Posted: 09/15/2014 - Prosecutors say Darrien Hunt lunged at officers with a samurai sword before he was shot in the back by police. The Utah case has drawn comparisons to the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

Study Finds Polictics Stink...Literally

Posted: 09/15/2014 - A new study shows that body odor could play a role in matching political ideologies. It finds that a person's scent could send signals about their political views. The study was published in the American Journal of Political Science.

Gillibrand Drops F-Bomb

Posted: 09/15/2014 - Senator Kirsten Gillibrand drops the F-bomb in a webcast interview. She was recalling a story about what she once wanted to say to a labor leader.

Marriott: Tip Your Housekeeper!

Posted: 09/15/2014 - That's the message from Marriott International. It is placing envelopes in more than 160,000 rooms in the United States and Canada to encourage tipping the people who clean guest rooms.

Microsoft Buys Minecraft For $2.5 Billion

Posted: 09/15/2014 - Microsoft is expanding its video game empire, buying the wildly popular Minecraft and the tiny production studio that designed it for $2.5 billion.

New Wichita Marijuana Petition Kicks Off October 1

Updated: 9:43 AM - A plan to decriminalize marijuana may get a second life. Weeks after a petition failed to meet election requirements, advocates are working on a new campaign for the April election.

Golfers Tee Off To Help Young Patients

Updated: 09/15/2014 - Dozens of people teed off Monday for the Stormont-Vail Foundation's "Big Hearts for Little Hearts" golf tournament at Topeka Country Club.

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