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Wichita Police officer was wounded and a suspect killed in shooting, police say

Wichita Police officer was wounded and a suspect killed in shooting, police say

An officer with the Wichita Police Department is in critical condition after being shot multiple times by a suspect during a “check welfare call,” said Capt. Wendell Nicholson, a bureau commander with the Wichita Police Department. According to Nicholson, two officers were dispatched around 10:15 p.m. Saturday night on a welfare check at a home…MORE

Covid-19 pandemic magnifies workforce crisis in veterinary field

Covid-19 pandemic magnifies workforce crisis in veterinary field

Madison Vollbracht says she burned out after five years working as a veterinary technician. Her work was already grueling before the Covid-19 pandemic — staff shortages, long hours, little pay and no overtime. But the pandemic sparked a dramatic increase in pet adoptions, “Covid puppies and kittens,” as Vollbracht calls them, as well as a…MORE

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