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Pheasant Run Tuesday Special – Brats & Kraut »

Pheasant Run

Brats & Kraut with creamed potato, mixed vegetable, and a dinner roll. The daily lunch special is only $6.95 and it includes your beverage as well as a choice of soup or salad. Pheasant Run Restaurant ~ famous for breakfast – fantastic for lunch. Open 6a to 3p Daily. If you want the best, Pheasant […]

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4 workers injured in SE Kansas oil refinery fire »

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COFFEYVILLE, Kan. (AP) — A Texas company says four workers at a southeast Kansas oil refinery were burned in an early morning fire in its isomerization unit. CVR Refining says the fire at its Coffeyville refinery was reported at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday and extinguished by 1:18 a.m. The company says initial reports indicate there was […]

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Kansas attorney general has big fundraising lead »

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican incumbent Derek Schmidt enjoys a huge fundraising advantage over his Democratic challenger in the Kansas attorney general’s race. A finance report filed Monday by Schmidt’s re-election campaign shows that he raised about $43,000 in cash contributions from January through July 24. But Schmidt began the year with more than $374,000, […]

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KU added to list of schools in sex assault probe »

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas has been added to a list of colleges and universities under investigation for how they handled investigations into sexual assaults. The Lawrence Journal-World reports 71 schools, including Washburn University, have been named by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights as part of a probe […]

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Rare gazelle breaks own neck, dies at Topeka Zoo »

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An endangered gazelle at the Topeka Zoo is dead after beating its head against a gate until it broke its neck. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports a zoo visitor saw the 5-year-old Addra gazelle running from corner to corner before charging the gate three times. Zoo staff members ran to the scene […]

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Five seek GOP nomination for insurance commissioner »

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By KHI NEWS SERVICE KHI News Service TOPEKA — Five candidates are seeking the Republican nomination for Kansas insurance commissioner, an office that has been dominated by Republicans since its creation in 1871. In the 20th century, only one Democrat has held the office, Kathleen Sebelius, who used it as a springboard to become Kansas […]

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4.3 magnitude earthquake felt across Kansas »

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MEDFORD, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 struck northern Oklahoma on Monday night. The USGS reports the quake with an epicenter about 15 miles west-southwest of Medford hit around 9:45 p.m. at a depth of about 4.7 miles. Angela Wilson, a dispatcher in the Grant […]

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Return of hot, dry conditions stresses Kan. crops »

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The return of hot, dry conditions to Kansas has put stress on farm crops in many parts of the state. The National Agricultural Statistics Service says in its late crop report that temperatures averaged 2 to 6 degrees above normal in most of Kansas last week, with some areas seeing triple-digit […]

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Sen. Moran to Support Compromise Veterans Choice Act »

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WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), a member of the U.S. Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, on Monday announced that he will support the agreement struck between the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives on legislation to overhaul access to veterans’ health care. The compromise reached will provide Kansas veterans with greater access, […]

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Two dead in Monday motorcycle accidents »

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WAMEGO — Two Kansans died in separate motorcycle accidents Monday afternoon. Just after 3 p.m. in Pottawatomie County, the Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2009 Yamaha driven by Stephanie R. Kickbush, 29, Wamego, was southbound on Kansas 99, approximately 3 miles north of Wamego. The motorcycle struck a 1999 Ford pickup driven by Robert Herptig, […]

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Democrat raises $1.1M in Kansas governor’s race »

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic challenger Paul Davis has raised more in contributions this year than Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, but the incumbent is entering the fall campaign with more cash on hand. Finance reports filed Monday by the two campaigns show Davis raised more than $1.1 million in cash contributions from January through July […]

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Kansas man found dead on Longs Peak identified »

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ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — Officials have released the name of a man whose body was found on Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park. Park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson says a climber was on the Keyhole Route of the 14,259-foot peak when he and his group saw the body 18-year-old Nicholas L. Hellbusch, […]

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Solvency of Medicare Trust Fund extended »

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By KHI NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Medicare Trustees today projected that the trust fund that finances Medicare’s hospital insurance coverage will remain solvent until 2030, four years beyond what was projected in last year’s report. Due in part to cost controls implemented in the Affordable Care Act, per capita spending is projected to […]

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