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Kansas governor signs technical abortion changes »

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed abortion legislation addressing legal issues raised in state and federal lawsuits filed by abortion providers. Brownback announced his action Friday. The changes take effect next week. Abortion opponents have said the bill makes minor changes in existing laws without setting new policy. Planned Parenthood remained […]

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2 boys in protective custody after wandering alone »

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Two young children have been taken into protective custody after they were found wandering around outside a Wichita home. The Wichita Eagle reports a police officer saw the boys, ages 3 and 4, just after 4 p.m. Thursday, with the older boy naked from the waist down. No adults were at […]

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Man charged in Kansas City-area highway shootings »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been charged with 18 felony counts in connection with about a dozen recent random highway shootings that have wounded three people in the Kansas City area. Jackson County prosecutor Jean Peters Baker said at a news conference Friday that Mohammed Whitaker was charged with two […]

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Governor lets SE Kansas casino bill become law »

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback is allowing a bill aimed at luring a state-owned casino to southeast Kansas to become law without his signature. Brownback announced the decision Friday, his deadline for acting. Brownback said he has reservations about state-owned casinos but noted that southeast Kansas residents strongly support the bill. The bill […]

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Mazda recalls 109,000 older SUVs »

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DETROIT (AP) — Mazda is recalling 109,000 Tribute SUVs in cold-weather states to fix rusting frame parts. The recall covers SUVs from the 2001 through 2004 model years. Mazda says in documents filed with U.S. safety regulators that the frame can rust and a wheel control arm can separate from it. That could result in […]

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Two Specials Today – The Friday Lunch Special @ Gutch’s Restuarant »

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Friday Special Fish Sandwich OR Coconut Popcorn Shrimp – $6.99 Final day! Check out Gutch’s Lenten Seafood Festival at www.gutchspizza.com. 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 – Shrimp Basket »

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  Friday Special Shrimp Basket with Homemade Potato Chips, Mixed Vegetable, 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 the […]

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Service set for 2 killed in KC shooting »

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LEAWOOD, Kan. (AP) — Services are scheduled for two of the three people shot to death at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City. Frazier Glenn Cross is charged with capital murder in the killings Sunday of Dr. William Lewis Corporon and his grandson, Reat Griffin Underwood, outside the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City. […]

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Change of venue sought in girl’s electrocution death »

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SALINA (AP) — A company that is being sued in the electrocution death of a 12-year-old Salina girl wants the trial moved to another county. Devonheir, doing business as Hope Electrical Products, has asked a judge to move the trial in a lawsuit filed by the parents of Jaymie Hicks to Ottawa County. The company […]

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Some Kan. parents object to Michelle Obama speech »

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TOPEKA (AP) — Some parents in the Topeka are asking the school district to reconsider plans to have first lady Michelle Obama speak at a graduation ceremony. The school district announced Thursday that the first lady would speak at a ceremony May 17, the 60th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of […]

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Michaels stores report credit card breach »

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IRVING, Texas (AP) — The nation’s largest arts and crafts chain, Texas-based, Michaels Stores, says about 2.6 million debit and credit cards used at its namesake stores may have been affected in a security breach. But the chain says it has received “limited” reports of fraud. A subsidiary, Aaron Brothers, was also attacked by criminals […]

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Kansas majority leader’s wife gets diversion »

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HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — The wife of Senate Majority Leader Terry Bruce was granted diversion and fined for a driving under the influence case. The Hutchinson News reports Sarah Bruce, of Nickerson, will be given at least six months to complete requirements of her diversion. If she does that successfully, the driving under the influence […]

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