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Man pleads to manslaughter charge in traffic death »

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A 20-year-old Wichita man has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in a car crash that killed a 6-year-old girl. Raudel Sandoval Jr. was initially charged with second-degree reckless murder for the June 2012 death of Feodora Two-Hatchett. Police and witnesses said Sandoval was driving up to 70 mph in a 35 […]

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Former city clerk charged with bank fraud »

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The former city clerk of Altoona in southeast Kansas is accused of embezzling public funds. A federal indictment on Wednesday charges 30-year-old Chrystal M. Scherbarth, of Altoona, with three counts of bank fraud. Prosecutors allege she used her access to the to the city’s payroll system to raise her own salary, […]

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Kansas man hospitalized after interstate accident »

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LINDSBORG, Kan- A Kansas man was injured in an accident just after 10 a.m. on Wednesday in Saline County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 1983 Honda motorcycle driven by Harvey W. Weis, 72, Lindsborg, was traveling on Interstate 135 ten miles south of Salina. The motorcycle started to wobble. The driver entered the median […]

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Kansas man indicted in movie fraud scheme »

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say they have indicted a Derby man who created dozens of false identities so he could buy discounted DVD and Blue-ray movies and then resell them. The U.S. Attorney’s Office said Wednesday that 45-year-old Harvey C. Self is charged with nine counts of mail fraud, one count of money […]

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Kansas man sentenced in fatal police chase »

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -A Kansas City, Kansas, man was sentenced to more than 22 years and five months in prison for second-degree murder and other crimes arising from a fatal accident while he was fleeing from police. Twenty-nine-year-old Christopher Bradley Stewart was sentenced Monday for the February traffic crash. He was fleeing from police […]

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Holder heads to Ferguson after subdued protests »

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JIM SUHR, Associated Press CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has arrived in Missouri to meet with the FBI and other officials carrying out an independent federal investigation into 18-year-old Michael Brown’s shooting death. Holder arrived in St. Louis shortly before 11 a.m. CST Wednesday and was expected to head to nearby […]

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George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge (VIDEO) »

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KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next. The challenge has caught on with notable figures participating in the campaign to raise money for the fight against ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease. In a video posted Wednesday on Bush’s […]

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Kansas Rep. Joe Edwards dies »

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HAYSVILLE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas lawmaker who lost his re-election primary battle earlier this month has died. Kansas House Speaker Ray Merrick of Stillwell announced Wednesday that Rep. Joe Edwards of Haysville died late Tuesday of a suspected heart attack. Smith Mortuary in Haysville confirmed his death. The 60-year-old Republican legislator served one term […]

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Controversy continues over closed Kansas school »

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MCCUNE, Kan. (AP) — A controversy over the future of a closed school in southeast Kansas continues to brew. The Southeast School District is offering to lease a former elementary school in McCune to the city for $1 a year. But some city officials say the building already belongs to taxpayers and they want the […]

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Gutch’s Wednesday Special – Classic Club Wrap »

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Today’s Special Classic Club Wrap - $6.99 Or have a Gutch’s Pizza Pocket – just the right size for lunch! Gutch’s – 111 W. 7th Hays, KS 785.623.4088 Visit Our Website and our Facebook  

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Gella’s Wednesday Special – Chicken Salad Croissant »

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Wednesday Special at Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Company 117 East 11th – Downtown Hays, Kansas WEDNESDAY: Chicken Salad Croissant A chilled chicken salad mixed with diced apples, grapes and pecans on a flaky croissant. Served with Gella’s homemade kettle chips. $7.95 Find out more about the award winning Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Company […]

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Pheasant Run Wednesday Special – Hot Turkey Sandwich »

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Hot Turkey Sandwich with mashed potato, green 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 has it! Pheasant […]

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Missouri utilities look to Kansas for wind energy »

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri utilities are looking to Kansas companies to help meet carbon dioxide emission targets proposed by a federal agency. In June, the Environmental Protection Agency released a proposal that offered specific emission targets for each state, the first of which would kick in by 2020. The rule is expected to […]

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