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Charge dropped in Kansas street painting caper »


TONGANOXIE, Kan. (AP) — A northeast Kansas prankster won’t be facing any penalties for painting a green line down a local street as part of a St. Patrick’s tradition that goes back decades. The Lawrence Journal-World reports a criminal damage charge against Tonganoxie resident Charlie “Tuna” Conrad has been thrown out. Conrad was painting a […]

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Enjoy Your Thursday @ Precision Valley Golf Center! »

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  Bad weather will NEVER keep you from swinging the clubs when you play one of 32 courses on the Golf Simulators at Precision Valley Golf Center.  Bring your own clubs, or use one of our demo sets! Yes, you can enjoy golfing in winter, however, along with the advantage of having a place to […]

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First Lady to give commencement address in Topeka »

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TOPEKA–Topeka Public Schools will have a special Commencement speaker. The school district announced today that First Lady Michelle Obama is speaking at the graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 17th. All Topeka Public School seniors will graduate in one ceremony at the Kansas Expocentre on the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. Topeka is […]

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Holder: Americans stand with Kansas City mourners »


OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder says all Americans are standing with the mourners of three people killed at Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and several religious leaders also attended the service Thursday at the Jewish Community Center. Holder told the overflow crowd of more than […]

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Kansas Regents sticking with social media policy »


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Board of Regents leaders say they do not plan to back away from the board’s social media policy, which has been criticized for allowing administrators to fire or discipline employees for their social media postings. During the board’s meeting Wednesday, chairman Fred Logan says he disagrees that the policy restricts […]

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BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger ~ Thursday Special at Gutch’s »

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Thursday Special: BBQ Bacon Cheeseburger – $6.99 Check out Gutch’s Lenten Seafood Festival at www.gutchspizza.com. Or, Enjoy one of Gutch’s Wood-Fired Pizzas Gutch’s – 111 W. 7th Hays, KS 785.623.4088 Visit Our Website and our Facebook

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Greek Chicken Pita Special For Thursday @ Gella’s Diner Lb. Brewing Company »

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Be sure and stop by Gella’s for a growler or try our regular Thursday special at Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Company 117 East 11th – Downtown Hays, Kansas THURSDAY: Greek Chicken Pita Ground chicken with parsley, green onions and la flora dressing served in a soft pita topped with lettuce, tomato, cucumbers, kalamata olives, […]

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Pheasant Run Thursday Special – Oven Fried Chicken »

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Thursday Special Oven Fried Chicken with Potato Salad, Cole Slaw, Baked Beans, and a Roll. The daily lunch special is only $6.95 and it includes your beverage as well as your choice of soup or salad. Pheasant Run Restaurant ~ famous for breakfast – fantastic for lunch. Open 6a to 3p Daily. If you want […]

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Kansas Wesleyan plans environmental studies degree »


SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Wesleyan University plans to offer a new environmental science major that will combine sciences with the study of social forces involved in environmental issues. The new Environmental Sciences and Community Resilience will be offered on two tracks. One will include more natural sciences electives, while the other will emphasize social […]

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Huelskamp to USDA: Stop stonewalling »


MANHATTAN – Earlier this year, Kansans expressed questions and concerns regarding a proposal by the USDA to close the Manhattan Area Office of Rural Development and relocate the nine remaining employees to Topeka. Seeking information, Congressman Huelskamp’s office made multiple requests to the USDA requesting a copy of such proposal. After repeated attempts and weeks […]

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Woman who got out of moving vehicle run over, dies »


KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Turnpike Authority says a 52-year-old woman died when she got out of a moving vehicle and was run over. The authority says Deborah Lynn Kloster died Wednesday afternoon when she intentionally got out of pickup truck on an off-ramp from Interstate 635 in Kansas City, Kan. Officials say […]

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State Earthquake Task Force meets, wants to hear from you »


WICHITA–The Kansas Earthquake Task Force held its first public meeting on Wednesday in Wichita. Kansas Governor Sam Brownback recently established the task force with direction to study and develop a State Action Plan for potential induced seismicity. Two representatives from the Oklahoma Geological Survey made a presentation at Wednesday’s gathering and also heard from Rick […]

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Motion to dismiss 1997 rape case is dismissed »


LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A 40-year-old man will go on trial for the second time on charges that he raped a University of Kansas student in 1997. On Wednesday, Douglas County Judge Michael Malone denied a motion to dismiss the case against Robert Grey, who was convicted of rape in 2009 and sentenced to 26 […]

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