Chandra Stauffer

She is a graduate of Wichita State University and has lived in the Wichita-metro area her entire life.

She loves public radio for its diverse content of news, music and entertainment. Specifically, she loves Wichita Public Radio because of its dedication to local news coverage and relationship with the art community.

And even though she can’t run as far or as fast as Zack Gingrich-Gaylord, it is her preferred mode of exercise with a LDR of 13.1 miles!

If you want to know about her love of the Dave Matthews Band and potato chips, you should follow her on Twitter.

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Business
10:16 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Fashion, Not Food, In This New Mobile Business

The Ginger Lily Boutique opens its truck doors for the first time this Saturday in Wichita.
Credit Courtesy / Ginger Lily Boutique

Another truck-based business is hitting the Wichita streets this weekend, except this time it isn't serving sandwiches or pizza. Instead, it's for "traveling fashion."

The mobile clothing store, called Ginger Lily Boutique, will set up for the first time Saturday at UMB Bank, 444 N. Rock Rd, from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Owner Holly Daley said she has spent months getting the box truck ready for business. In it's previously life, it carried Lance crackers.

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Environment
11:25 am
Fri May 3, 2013

Community Sustainability Fair Saturday In Downtown Wichita

What is being called a "community sustainability" event will be part of the annual KidFest this Saturday in Expo Hall at Century II in downtown Wichita, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Green Zone will feature family-friendly activities in an effort to encourage people to conserve water, save energy, recycle, improve air quality and garden.

Free vehicle-emission testing will be available. 

News
6:18 am
Thu April 25, 2013

Top Morning News 4.25.13

Senate committee to consider bonds for federal biosecurity lab in Manhattan; Doctor linked to Ft. Riley soldiers' overdoses remains jailed; New law creates registry for farmers' markets; Judge delays trial for vet accused of illegally possessing explosives; April showers reducing drought in some parts of the state.

Senate Committee To Consider Bonds For NBAF

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News
6:34 am
Wed April 24, 2013

Top Morning News 4.24.13 (UPDATED)

Updated at 9:45 am

Kansas government jobs, but not benefits, up last year; Former cheerleading coach convicted on sex crimesBrownback calls KU an innovation institution; Lesser prairie chickens up for endangered species list; Shawnee to retry a capital murder case; ACLU demands records on a school assembly held in southwest Kansas.

KS Government Jobs Up Last Year, Though Most Lack Benefits

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News
7:07 am
Tue April 23, 2013

Top Morning News 4.23.13

Brownback wants higher education funding left uncut; Bill signed establishing KU Med stem cell center; Warmer temps needed to assess wheat crop damage.

Brownback Wants Higher Education Funding Left Uncut

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News
6:51 am
Mon April 22, 2013

Top Morning News 4.22.13

Kansas guns becoming immune to federal regulation; Brownback visiting universities with a funding push; June trial date set in Koch cyberattack case; Roberts poised to become oldest Kansas U.S. Senator.

Starting Thursday, Kansas Guns Are Immune To Federal Regulation

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News
6:04 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Top Morning News 4.19.13

Wolf Creek  operated safely in 2012, but is still under scrutiny; Agriculture business in Kansas is thriving; Delays in concealed carry permits causing frustration; Kansas officials set to issue new financial forecast.

Wolf Creek Deemed Safe, But Still Under Scrutiny

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says the Wolf Creek nuclear plant operated safely last year.

But the plant, which is the only nuclear plant in Kansas, remains under heightened scrutiny because of a series of problems in 2013.

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News
6:31 am
Thu April 18, 2013

Top Morning News 4.18.13

Regents plan to revisit concealed weapons policy; Brownback signs bill ending ban AIDS quarantine ban; Sierra Club irked at ozone monitor shutdown; Higher education budget under discussion.

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News
6:39 am
Wed April 17, 2013

Top Morning News 4.17.13

President Obama cancels trip to Kansas; Brownback signs drug testing bill; Science standards raise cost concern; Brownback wants study of higher education

President Obama Cancels Trip To Kansas

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News
5:48 am
Tue April 16, 2013

Top Morning News 4.16.13

Kansas surgeon treats victims of Boston bombing; Analysts call Kansas tax plan worst in nation; Westar energy requests rate hike; New park proposed for Kansas

Kansas Surgeon Treats Boston Bombing Victims

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