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Chrysler recalls Jeep SUVs for ignition switches »


DETROIT (AP) — Chrysler is recalling up to 792,300 older Jeep SUVs worldwide because the ignition switches could cause engine stalling. Tuesday’s recall covers 2005-2007 Grand Cherokees and 2006-2007 Commanders. Chrysler says it’s not sure exactly how many will be recalled. The company says an outside force such as a driver’s knee can knock switches […]

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Moran discusses VA legislation, Obama’s ‘lack of leadership’ (VIDEO) »


On Tuesday afternoon, U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran visited with Gretchen Carlson on Fox News Channel about the need for the Senate and House to come together and pass a Veterans Bill before August recess. Additionally, Sen. Moran discussed the lack of leadership shown by President Obama on the world stage including the tragedy of the Ukraine […]

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New court fight over health care law UPDATE »


WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s another legal battle involving President Barack Obama’s health care law. Two federal appeals courts today have issued contradictor rulings  on a key financing issue. The rulings came within hours of each other. A divided court panel in Washington called into question the subsidies that help millions of low- and middle-income people pay their […]

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Kobach foe criticizes ‘dual’ Kansas voting system »


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s opponent in the Republican primary predicts that a “dual” voting system for helping Kansas enforce a proof-of-citizenship rule will confuse voters and suppress turnout. Challenger Scott Morgan’s criticism of the Kobach-designed system Tuesday came a day after the secretary of state’s office began mailing notices to […]

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Humane Society euthanized 4,000 animals in 2013 »


  WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Humane Society euthanized about 4,000 animals last year but an official says the number of animals saved continues to improve. Spokeswoman Melissa Houston says the society provided services for 17,000 animals last year, with about 13,000 homeless. Of those, more than 9,000 were adopted but the other 4,000 […]

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Kan. teen sentencing for stepbrother’s death in August »


SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas teenager who shot and killed his 9-year-old stepbrother during an argument over doing chores will be sentenced in August. Ryan Velez, who is now 18, has spent about three years at Larned State Hospital after pleading guilty in 2011 to murdering his stepbrother, Kaden Harper. During a hearing Monday, […]

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One dead, three hospitalized after NW Kan. rollover accident »


HOXIE — One man was killed and three people were injured in a single-vehicle pickup accident just after midnight in Sheridan County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2006 Ford F150 driven by Dal Brea Schultz, 22, Grainfield, was northbound on 30 West Road just north of 70 South Road. The truck hit the left […]

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Gutch’s Tuesday Special – Southwest Chicken Salad »

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Today’s Special: Southwest Chicken Salad - Crispy chicken on a bed of lettuce with tomatoes, green onions, corn, black beans and shredded cheese, topped with crunchy tortilla chips and served with homemade Chipotle Ranch Dressing, just $6.99 Gutch’s – 111 W. 7th Hays, KS 785.623.4088 Visit Our Website and our Facebook

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Pork Lettuce Wrap Special For Tuesday @ Gella’s Diner Lb. Brewing Company »

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Every Tuesday is a big day for kids 12 and under at Gella’s Diner. They eat free from the Half-Pint menu. (Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Requires purchase of an adult entrée.) TUESDAY SPECIAL: PORK LETTUCE WRAP A pair of Thai lettuce wraps stuffed with pork marinated in chili and ginger sauce topped with […]

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Pheasant Run Tuesday Special – Ham Steak »

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Ham Steak with larapin potatoes, peas, and a 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 Run has it! […]

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Man accused of highway shootings claims innocence »


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man charged with 10 shootings on Kansas City-area highways says he can prove he’s innocent. The Kansas City Star reports Mohammed Whitaker is basing the claim largely on one piece of evidence that tracked which cellphone towers handled calls from his phone on April 2, the day of the sixth […]

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Lawrence recommends rejection of big shopping area »


LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — One of the largest shopping centers ever proposed in Lawrence has hit a roadblock. The Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission voted early Tuesday to recommend rejection of the project, which would add more than 500,000 square feet of commercial space in southern Lawrence near the new South Lawrence Trafficway. The commissioners’ vote […]

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Western Kansas adjusts to shrinking aquifer »


HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — For more than seven decades, farmers and other industries have depended on the Ogallala Aquifer to provide the lifeblood of the western Kansas economy. There has been concern that irrigation and other uses have depleted the aquifer faster than it can be recharged. It’s been declining each year since irrigation began […]

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