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North Carolina judges strike down state’s voter ID law

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina judges struck down the state’s latest photo voter identification law on Friday, agreeing with minority voters that Republicans rammed through rules tainted by racial bias as a way to remain in power. Two of the three trial judges declared the December 2018 law is unconstitutional, even though it was …

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Run-DMC to perform at KU Jayhawks’ Late Night in the Phog

Kansas’ Late Night in the Phog will combine music with basketball once again this season. KU’s athletic department, which has brought Snoop Dogg, Lil Yachty, 2 Chainz and TechN9ne to Allen Fieldhouse in the past, has announced that Grammy Award-winning hip hop group Run-DMC will perform at the 37th annual Late Night, set for 6:30 …

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The Dr. Ronald W. Walters Branch Library, located at 4195 E. Harry, is now open

The Dr. Ronald W. Walters Branch Library is Wichita’s newest branch library, located in southeast Wichita.The branch is named for Dr. Ronald W. Walters (1938-2010), an author, speaker, and scholar of African American politics. As president of the Wichita youth chapter of the N.A.A.C.P. in July 1958, he organized the Dockum Drug Store Sit-In, one …

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Cascade Sports Interview With Chris Jackson Bridging The Gap Between Sports & Education series #10

Chris Jackson played at Wichita Southeast high school before receiving a scholarship at Barton County community college where he developed into a complete player. Friends university a D1 NAIA four school pick his talent up for the next two years and the rest is history. Chris now is a devoted father AAU coach and works …

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Cascade Sports Interview With D’mario Newton Bridging The Gap Between Sports & Education series #11

Cascade Sports Interview With D’mario Newton Bridging The Gap Between Sports & Education series #11 D,emorio Newton late bloomer started playing basketball in the eighth grade played high school basketball in Wichita Heights Kansas College Worrell Fort Scott community college Kansas receive the associate in business then went on to St. Mary’s University in Leavenworth …

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Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce names first African American president, CEO

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – The Wichita Regional Chamber of Commerce announced its next president and CEO on Monday. The chamber said John Rolfe will succeed Gary Plummer who departed in April. Rolfe will also become the first African American to hold the title of president and CEO for the chamber. His duties will include “building …

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