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Frances Schuckman »

Frances Schuckman    Gorham Kansas – Frances Schuckman, age 83, died Monday, April 8, 2013, at Via Christi Village Care Center, Hays, Kansas.    She was born April 23, 1929, in Loretta, Kansas, to John E. and Catherine (Schoenfeld) Basgall.  She married John T. Schuckman on June 14, 1951, in LaCrosse, Kansas.  He died December 26, 2003. […]

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Police Seize Nearly 80 Cats From Kansas Home »


(AP) – Wichita police put a 16-year-old girl into protective custody after 79 cats were taken from the mobile home where she lived with her mother. Several dogs also were taken Monday from the property in southwest Wichita. Investigators went to the home after a Wichita school counselor contacted social services out of concern about […]

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Kansas Security Guard Accidentally Fires Gun, 1 Hurt »


(AP) – Authorities say a private security guard at an El Dorado apartment complex accidently discharged his gun and hurt a person working in an adjoining room. The El Dorado Police Department said Tuesday an 18-year-old college student suffered a minor injury while working in the adjacent media room Monday evening. The guard told investigators […]

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United Way Moment – April 2013 »

United Way Moment April 2013

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KHAZ Country Music News: ACMs Outpace CMAs for First Time in History »

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This year’s Academy of Country Music Awards not only made big winners of artists like Miranda Lambert and Luke Bryan, it also helped CBS come out on top. The 48th Annual ACMs was the most-watched program of the night, with the show’s biggest audience in fifteen years. 2013 will also go down in history as […]

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KFIX Rock News: Dire Straits’ Mark Knopfler Cancels Russia Gigs In Protest »


Mark Knopfler has canceled a pair of upcoming concerts in Russia because of some recent incidents in which that country’s government reportedly harassed Amnesty International and other human-rights organizations. The shows, which had been scheduled for June 7 in Moscow and June 8 in St. Petersburg, were to have been part of a lengthy European tour by the […]

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Classic Country Cafe – Stonewall Jackson »

Stonewall Jackson That’s Why I’m Walkin’ 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 […]

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Abortion Rights Group Goes To Brownback’s office »

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(AP) – A group of abortion rights activists delivered about 1,600 signed petitions to Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s office urging him not to sign legislation that puts new restrictions on abortion. Legislators passed a bill late Friday that declares life begins at fertilization, while blocking tax breaks for abortion providers and banning abortions performed solely […]

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TMP-Marian Wins Character Education Award »

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The Kansas State Department of Education, in partnership with the Character Education Partnership, is recognizing Thomas More Prep-Marian for Promising Practices in Character Education. Invited state officials will be providing remarks and presenting the award at the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka on Thursday, May 2 at 10:00 a.m. The Kansas Schools of […]

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KHAZ Country Music News: Luke Bryan Sends Video Thank-You to His Fans »

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The day after winning the ACM Entertainer of the Year trophy, Luke Bryan posted a special post-show thank-you to his fans on his YouTube channel. “I have been yelling and partying and screaming and shouting and crying, really every emotion you can have,” he says, commenting on how obviously hoarse he is in the video.  […]

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Simple Home Modifications for Aging in Place »

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           The Ellis County Extension Office will offer the free educational program “Simple Home Modifications for Aging in Place” on Wednesday, April 17 at 12:00 noon at the Extension Office Meeting Room, 601 Main Street in Hays.            Aging in place means remaining in one’s home safely, independently and comfortably, with the ability to enjoy […]

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Sunset Clause Coming to Sales Tax Question »

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At Monday night’s Ellis County Commission meeting, commissioners announced plans to hold a 10 a.m. meeting on Wednesday, April 10 to propose a change on the way the sales tax issue will appear on next month’s ballot. Commissioner Dean Haselhorst encouraged the change. Commissioners said they had heard from many who say they will vote […]

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Updated State History Standards Set for Approval »


TOPEKA – The State Board of Education is preparing to approve changes in the material that Kansas students are expected to know in history, government and social studies. The new standards were developed over the past two years for kindergarten through high school. Kansas students would be asked to better understand the context of what […]

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