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Animals removed, Salina boarding facility shut down »


Salina Post SALINA — Salina Police and Salina Animal Shelter officials shut down an animal boarding facility Thursday for not having a permit for a boarding facility and violating city codes. A search warrant was executed at Playful Pets, 330 N. Ninth, after the owner of the facility Stephanie Pankratz, 50, was arrested on a […]

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Democrat loses ground in Kansas governor’s race »


JOHN HANNA, AP Political Writer OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — After lifting the spirits of Kansas Democrats eager to oust conservative Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, challenger Paul Davis now appears to be losing ground. The state’s longstanding GOP loyalties and negative television ads seem have been eroding his onetime lead in the polls. Incumbent Brownback […]

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Kansas court upholds verdict, overturns sentence in abortion shooting »


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court has upheld the first-degree murder conviction of a man who admitted shooting abortion provider Dr. George Tiller to death at his Wichita church in 2009. But the court also overturned Scott Roeder’s sentence of life in prison with no chance of parole for 50 years and ordered […]

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Religion keeps Kansas runner from competing for state »


HESSTON, Kan. (AP) — One of the top high school cross country runners in Class 3A in Kansas won’t be competing in this weekend’s regional qualifying races because of her religious beliefs. Hesston senior Mikala Heddin has won three races of her five races this season and her fastest 4-kilometer time of 15 minutes, 2 […]

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Kansas county finds cemetery vases too late »


HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — The Reno County Sheriff’s Office was too late when it found more than 25 vases that were stolen from cemeteries. Detective David Post says 26 brass vases were reported stolen from graves at the Turon Cemetery in October. The Hutchinson News reports a check with area scrap yards found more than […]

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Gutch’s Friday Special ~ Linguine with Meat Sauce »

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Friday Special: Linguine with Meat Sauce – $6.99.  Or have a Gutch’s Pizza Pocket – just the right size for lunch! 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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Friday Fish Tacos @ Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Company »

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Today’s Special at Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Company 117 East 11th – Downtown Hays, Kansas FRIDAY: FISH TACOS Blackened tilapia, Gella’s fresh, homemade guacamole and cheddar cheese split between three warm corn tortillas and served with both Gella’s red and green salsas. $8.25 Add Soup or Side Salad for $1.95! Available for both lunch […]

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Pheasant Run Friday Special – Mock Filet »

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  Friday Special Mock Filet with Creamed Potato, Mixed Vegetable, with a Dinner 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 the […]

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Kansas man guilty of using girlfriend as police shield »


HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A Hutchinson man is guilty of kidnapping after using his girlfriend as a shield to escape from police. After a Reno County jury convicted 32-year-old Todd Lloyd Thursday, he was arrested as he was being led to the jail for allegedly complaining and threatening to kill several police officers. The Hutchinson […]

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Judge seals affidavits in KU rape allegations »


LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Douglas County judge says probable cause affidavits in the alleged rapes of two women last month at the University of Kansas will not be open to the public. University police said the alleged rapes occurred Sept. 28 in Hashinger Residence Hall. Two 21-year-old men, one a Kansas student and the […]

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Sentencing delayed again in Kansas barroom slaying »


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Sentencing for a 30-year-old Kansas man convicted of killing a patron at a Topeka bar in 2008 has been pushed back a second time. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports James Arthur Qualls III was convicted June 30 of premeditated first-degree murder in the death of 30-year-old Joseph “Joe Bob” Beier in the […]

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Brownback unveils Urban Opportunity Zone plan »


KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback has unveiled a new program intended to bring new economic development to financially struggling metropolitan areas in Kansas. Brownback said Thursday his Urban Opportunity Zone initiative will offer tax breaks and other financial incentives to people who start small businesses or other economic activities. The program is […]

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Kansas Supreme Court to hear cases in Kansas City »


KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court is traveling to Kansas City, Kansas, next week for a special session to hear arguments from attorneys in five cases. The court’s session is set for 9 a.m. Wednesday at the performing arts center of Kansas City, Kansas, Community College. Chief Justice Lawton Nuss will be […]

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