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CDC: Monitoring now for all coming from Ebola nations »

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CONNIE CASS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials are significantly expanding the breadth of vigilance for Ebola, saying that all travelers who come into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for symptoms of illness for 21 days. The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says […]

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New clinic serves adult survivors of childhood cancer »

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By Dave Ranney KHI News Service KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Midwest Cancer Alliance on Tuesday announced the formal opening of a clinic designed especially for adult survivors of childhood cancer. “This program helps give pediatric cancer survivors access to long-term care tailored to their unique needs,” Dr. Becky Lowry, the new clinic’s medical director, […]

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Three hospitalized after 3-vehicle crash »

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PAOLA — Three people were injured in an accident just before 8 a.m. on Wednesday in Miami County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2005 Ford passenger car driven by Robert L. Geiler Jr., 36, Osawatomie, was northbound on U.S. 69 and stopped in traffic. A 2013 Ford SUV driven by Denise M. Sieben, 53, […]

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2 senators seek to eliminate food sales tax in Kansas »

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Two state senators from Wichita say they want to introduce a plan in the Legislature to eliminate sales tax on food purchased for preparation at home. Republican Sen. Michael O’Donnell says he worked on a similar proposal on the tax code during the 2013 legislative session but the House rejected it. […]

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Ex-Kansas Gov. Graves endorses U.S. Sen. Roberts »

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  TOPEKA (AP) — Former Kansas Gov. Bill Graves has endorsed U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts and is recording a statewide radio ad for the three-term Republican incumbent in his tough re-election race. The Roberts campaign released a letter Wednesday from Graves calling Roberts a tested leader and reasonable problem-solver. Roberts is in a tight race […]

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Lawrence $75 million apartment complex in jeopardy »

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  LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Plans for a $75 million apartment complex near the University of Kansas are in jeopardy after city commissioners declined to allow the developer to reduce the number of parking spaces. City commissioners decided Tuesday to reject a request to reduce parking for the complex by 100 spaces. They cited concerns […]

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Gella’s Wednesday Special – Gyros »

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Wednesday Special at Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Company 117 East 11th – Downtown Hays, Kansas WEDNESDAY: GYROS Classic Cuban sandwich with roasted pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles, banana peppers and mustard on crisp Cuban bread served with Gella’s homemade kettle chips. $8.75 Find out more about the award winning Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Company at […]

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Pheasant Run Wednesday Special – Oven Fried Chicken »

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Oven Fried Chicken with Potato Salad, Cole Slaw, and Baked Beans. 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 Run […]

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Increase in holiday deliveries predicted »

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — FedEx expects another record for holiday-season deliveries. The company forecast Wednesday that deliveries between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve will rise 8.8 percent over last year, to 290 million shipments. That’s a more subdued forecast than a year ago, when FedEx predicted 13 percent growth for the season. Volume is expected to […]

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Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles »

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DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is adding more than 3 million vehicles to a rare warning about faulty air bags that have the potential to kill or injure drivers or passengers in a crash. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Wednesday put out a new list of vehicles, increasing the number from 4.7 […]

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Moran urges Treasury Dept. to preserve ‘Last-In, First-Out’ accounting »

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MANHATTAN, KAN. – Today, U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), along with a bipartisan group of 13 Senators, expressed concern to U.S. Department of the Treasury Secretary Jack Lew about recent proposals that would repeal the accounting method of “last-in, first-out” (LIFO), which is used by many American businesses. In the letter, the Senators argue that […]

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Police: Pet cat killed with shotgun »

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita Police are investigating the death of a cat killed by a shotgun blast. Capt. Doug Nolte tells the Wichita Eagle a 56-year-old woman’s pet was killed on Monday night. She found it dead in her driveway. The woman tells police she was arguing with her neighbor before they both returned […]

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Kansas secretary of state candidates have debate »

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Secretary of State Kris Kobach is likely to face questions during a televised debate about a proof-of-citizenship requirement for new Kansas voters enacted at his urging. Kobach makes his second televised joint appearance with Democratic challenger Jean Schodorf on Wednesday night from the studio of Topeka public television station KTWU. […]

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