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Overcrowding and Safety Issues Plague Ellis County EMS Building »

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Ellis County EMS has outgrown its Hays headquarters in a building purchased in 1990. There’s not enough room for the 40 total employees, student trainees, 8 emergency vehicles, EMT living quarters, patient transport records, training equipment, medical supplies, and office supplies. “Our fifth ambulance and mass casualty trailer are parked in another building  for which […]

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First Bill to Become Law in 2013 Session »

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This morning Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed into law the first bill of the 2013 legislative session. The law changes the way the judges of the Court of Appeals are selected. Under the new system, the Governor will appoint someone to a judicial vacancy and the Senate must confirm them. Currently, Appeals Court judges are […]

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Moran Coming to Hays »

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    U.S. Senator Jerry Moran is coming back to Hays on Friday. He will tour the Kansas Academy for Mathematics and Science at Fort Hays State University. The Kansas Academy of Mathematics and Science (KAMS), established by legislative action in 2006, is the state’s premier academic high school program for the state’s best and brightest […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: The Band Perry Performing Live on Letterman Concert Webcast Monday »

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The Band Perry‘s sophomore album, Pioneer, comes out Tuesday, April 2, and the sibling trio has lined up a Live on Letterman concert webcast Monday, April 1 to promote it.  Fans can catch the show live at CBS.com and Vevo at 8 p.m. Eastern from the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City.  It will […]

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KFIX Rock News: Rush Hire String Section For Tour »


Rush, who will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame next month, recently hired a string section to join them on stage for their “Clockwork Angels” world tour. In a recent interview, band frontman Geddy Lee said, “We had orchestration on four or five of the songs, and we thought it would be a little […]

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Classic Country Cafe – Jimmy Dean, Jim Reeves & Eydie Gorme  »

Jimmy Dean Show Hello Folks & Welcome to The Classic Country Cafe. Pull up a chair and sit a spell, at least long enough to enjoy today’s Classic Country YouTube Clip.   We post a new tune every weekday, so be sure to stop by.  If you have a song you’d like dug up, I’ll […]

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Tiger Softball Slips To No. 17 in Latest National Poll »


Fort Hays State softball is ranked No. 17 in the latest NFCA Division II Top 25 Poll, released on Wednesday. The Tigers dropped six spots in the rankings after a pair of losses last week amid a six game stretch in which they went 4-2. Fort Hays State entered the poll for the first time […]

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Drug Test for Welfare Check Approved »


(AP) – The Kansas House has approved a bill that would require unemployment and welfare recipients to undergo drug testing. Under a bill passed Tuesday on a 106-16 vote, anyone who fails a drug test would have to get drug treatment and job skills training, paid for by the state and federal government. Those who […]

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National Debate Championship Win »

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For the second time since 2006, the Kansas Wesleyan Debate Team has been crowned national champion. Last weekend the team, coached by Gary Harmon, traveled to John Brown University where they competed in the National Christian College National Tournament at the varsity and junior varsity level. They edged Biola University, Point Loma Nazarene, Liberty University, […]

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Tuesday’s Police Activity Log »

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The Hays Police Department conducted 27 traffic stops and received three animal calls on Tuesday, according to the Police Activity Log. Drug Offenses: The Hays Police Department issued a search warrant in connection with drug offenses in the 2700 block of Canal Boulevard Tuesday night at 10:15 p.m. Fight: Officers responded to the 4700 block […]

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Does the State Anti Abortion Measure Go Far Enough? »

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Kansas may get the same kind of abortion restriction that was signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Jack Dalrymple in North Dakota. The Kansas Senate is preparing to take up legislation blocking tax breaks for abortion providers. But some lawmakers want to go further by pursuing a ban on most abortions after a fetal heartbeat […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Blake Shelton Kisses the Blues Goodbye on “Based on a True Story…” »

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Blake Shelton chose to name his brand-new album Based on a True Story… because he’s either lived through or is currently experiencing the emotions found in every song on the project.  If you take a listen to those songs, it’s pretty obvious Blake is loving life these days.  He’s about to celebrate his second wedding […]

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House Approves Bill To Require Stem Cell Research »


(AP) – The Kansas House has approved a bill that would require the University of Kansas Medical Center to start a center to promote research and use of adult stem cells, cord blood and related stem cell therapies. The bill would prohibit the center from using embryonic stem cells or cells taken from aborted fetal […]

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