Wichita http://kcur.org en Man Arrested In Plot To Bomb Wichita Airport http://kcur.org/post/man-arrested-plot-bomb-wichita-airport <p>An employee of the Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kan., has been arrested in what Kansas U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said was a plan to bomb the airport.</p><p>Terry Lee Loewen was identified as an alleged plotter earlier this year, according to the FBI special agent-in-charge at the Kansas City regional office, Michael Kaske.</p><p>Authorities say 58-year-old&nbsp;Loewen thought he was driving a car with a bomb onto airport tarmac when arrested Friday. No one was injured.</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 19:31:21 +0000 Dan Verbeck & Briana O'Higgins 48305 at http://kcur.org Almost 2,000 Receive Free Dental Care in Wichita http://kcur.org/post/almost-2000-receive-free-dental-care-wichita <p>Final numbers are still being tallied, but close to 2,000 people received <a href="http://www.ksdentalfoundation.org/" target="_blank">free dental care</a> Friday and Saturday at the Kansas Coliseum, near Wichita.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Close to 500 dental professionals and at least that many other volunteers took care of the crowds that began gathering Thursday morning in the Kansas Coliseum parking lot.&nbsp; Suzanne Wikle, who heads the Kansas Dental Project, says the Mission of Mercy is great, but it will never be enough.</p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 15:50:04 +0000 Maria Carter 32893 at http://kcur.org Almost 2,000 Receive Free Dental Care in Wichita Tornado Hits Wichita's Ailing Aviation Industry http://kcur.org/post/tornado-hits-wichitas-ailing-aviation-industry Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>The tornado season started early in much of the nation and continued over the weekend. Spotters reported more than 120 tornadoes on Saturday. One killed five people in Woodward, Oklahoma. Others ripped into homes and businesses in Iowa and Kansas. And that includes the heart of the economy in Wichita, the aviation industry. Here's Frank Morris from member station KCUR.<p>FRANK MORRIS, BYLINE: Kansas got the most tornadoes, almost 100 of them. Possibly a record, according to Sam Brownback, the governor. Mon, 16 Apr 2012 08:00:00 +0000 editor 16022 at http://kcur.org Robert Litan: Art Was the Soul of My Father http://kcur.org/post/robert-litan-art-was-soul-my-father <p>In the second half of Tuesday&#39;s <em><strong>Central Standard, </strong></em>we&#39;re joined by Kauffman Foundation Executive <a href="http://www.kauffman.org/Details.aspx%5C?id=1286"><strong>Robert Litan</strong></a>, who remembers his father <strong>David Israel Litan</strong>, who had a lifelong passion for making lithographs, painting, and sketching.</p> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 00:30:00 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 11409 at http://kcur.org Robert Litan: Art Was the Soul of My Father The Future Of Aerospace In Wichita http://kcur.org/post/future-aerospace-wichita <p>Will 2,100 aerospace workers find other jobs in Wichita once <strong>Boeing closes its plant next year?</strong></p><p>Thursday at 11:40 a.m. on <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/uptodate"><strong><em>Up to Date</em></strong></a>: Steve Kraske talks with <a href="http://www.wichita.gov/Government/CityCouncil/Mayor/" target="_blank"><strong>Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer</strong></a> about Wednesday&#39;s big news that Boeing is pulling out of city after nearly 85 years. Thu, 05 Jan 2012 16:25:46 +0000 Steve Kraske & Stephen Steigman 10240 at http://kcur.org The Future Of Aerospace In Wichita Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, December 20, 2011 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-tuesday-december-20-2011 <p>A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.</p> <p> * Boeing Says No Decision On Wichita Plant Yet<br /> * Search For Missing Student Continues<br /> * Few Problems Found With Oversight Of Truman Sports Complex<br /> * Kansas Families Worry About Medicaid Changes for Developmental Disability Care</p> Tue, 20 Dec 2011 13:31:39 +0000 Maria Carter 9339 at http://kcur.org Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, December 20, 2011