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Five years in a row, the Kansas Association of Broadcasters named KMUW Radio Station of the Year, the most prestigious award for major markets in the state. Our reporters have been honored for their work by regional and national organizations like KAB, the Radio Television Digital News Association, Public Radio News Directors Incorporated and the Alliance for Women in Media.

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We'll be updating this page with unofficial election results as they come in. Check back here or listen to KMUW 89.1 FM on Wednesday morning for results and analysis on local races.

Need to catch up on what's on the ballot? Check out KMUW's 2019 election coverage page.

With 59,543 ballots cast, the Sedgwick County Election Office posted the following results:

November's Engage ICT: Democracy on Tap panel will discuss the intersections between mental health and other aspects of our, from law enforcement to homelessness, medical responders to nonprofit support.

What questions do you want answered about this complex issue? Send in your message ahead of time to help guide the discussion on Nov. 5.

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David Koch, who with his older brother Charles was both celebrated and demonized for transforming American politics by pouring their riches into conservative causes, died Friday at 79.

Early results in the primary election for Wichita mayor and the Wichita school board's at-large seat were released at 7:11 p.m., shortly after polls closed.

At 8:39 p.m., with 22,640 ballots cast (6,803 by mail or early voting), the Sedgwick County Election Office posted the following results:

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Don’t let the size of your ballot fool you: Tuesday’s election will have big implications for Wichita (as do all elections, really).

Two primary races will narrow the fields for Wichita mayor and the Wichita School Board’s at-large seat.

Here’s what you need to know about each race, including where to vote — if you haven’t already.

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With the start of another master plan focused on Wichita's downtown riverfront, we want to know: What's your vision for the east bank of the Arkansas River? Does Wichita's future include Century II? A new convention center?

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Democratic presidential hopefuls will soon meet again on the debate stage. What would you ask the candidates to focus on in Kansas if you had the chance?

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KMUW and the Kansas News Service received a total of three regional Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) for excellence in journalism.

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Jurors heard from a former special agent Monday during the first day of Sedgwick County Commissioner Michael O’Donnell’s fraud trial in federal court in Wichita.

O’Donnell faces 23 counts of wire fraud and three counts of money laundering. He has pleaded not guilty.

Prosecutors allege O’Donnell misused more than $10,000 in campaign funds raised for his runs for state Senate and county commission. In opening statements Monday, they said O’Donnell used those funds to “perpetuate a lifestyle”-- entertaining and paying friends who didn’t do any work for either campaign.

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Jan 30, 2019

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