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Huelskamp visits Kansas Pharmaceutical Manufacturer »

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McPherson, KS –On Thursday, Representative Tim Huelskamp (KS-01) took a tour of Hospira’s manufacturing facility in McPherson. Hospira is the world’s leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies and a global leader in biosimilars whose customers include hospitals, nursing homes and home health care providers. “It is tremendous to see first-hand some of the […]

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Kansas Guard member being honored for heroism »

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas National Guard member will be honored next week for helping save a woman from a burning house in Wichita two years ago. Tech. Sgt. Shawn A. Rucker will receive the Airman’s Medal from Maj. Gen. Lee Tafanelli, the Kansas adjutant general. The ceremony will take place Monday at McConnell […]

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Kan. man sentenced for theft from disabled woman »

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man is going to prison for stealing more than $50,000 from a 75-year-old disabled woman. The Sedgwick County district attorney’s office said Friday that 35-year-old Jeremy Glenn, of Mulvane, was sentenced this week to slightly more than three years behind bars. Glenn pleaded no contest to felony theft and […]

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Democrat slams plan giving state Medicare control »

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Democratic nominee for Kansas insurance commissioner is deriding a proposed multi-state health care compact that would give the state control of Medicare within its borders. Dennis Anderson spoke Friday at a candidate forum in Wichita with Republican nominee Ken Selzer, who is backing the plan as a way to get […]

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Intruder grabs child in Kansas home »

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NEWTON, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man is accused of breaking into a home and grabbing a 3-year-old child before police wrestled the intruder away. The Hutchinson News reports the incident happened around 11 p.m. Thursday in the south-central city of Newton. Authorities said police received several calls about a man trying to force his […]

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After 2 years, top-secret U.S. space plane lands »

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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A top-secret space plane has landed safely on the Southern California coast. Officials at Vandenberg Air Force Base said the plane, which spent nearly two years orbiting Earth on a classified mission, touched down Friday morning. The plane, known as the X-37B, resembles a mini space shuttle. Just […]

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Former city clerk in Kansas sentenced to prison »

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The former city clerk of Auburn was sentenced to one year and a day in federal prison and ordered to pay more than $189,500 in restitution for theft that occurred while she was in office. U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said in a news release Friday that 61-year-old Alice Riley, of Mayetta, […]

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Police ID couple found dead in Kansas home »

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Police are searching for a suspect in the deaths of a couple in their south Wichita home. The victims were identified Friday as 72-year-old Godofredo Moreno and his wife, 70-year-old Martha Moreno. They were found dead in their home Thursday. Wichita police Lt. Jeff Gilmore says the couple’s vehicle was found […]

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Obama announces plan to tighten card security »

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the United States must do more to stop security breaches for credit and debit card users. Obama says for victims of fraud and identity crimes, it’s infuriating and heartbreaking. He says the problem requires a hands-on approach across the government. Obama is signing an executive order creating a […]

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Feds: Don’t expect winter to be polar vortex redux »

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SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal forecasters don’t expect a return of frequent cold blasts from the polar vortex this winter. Nor should the weather system that blocked rain from California last winter come back. Mike Halpert of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says this winter looks pretty average in general. […]

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Obama names point man on U.S. Ebola response »

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and a trusted adviser at the Obama White House, as the point man on the U.S. government’s response to the Ebola crisis. Obama has been under pressure to name an Ebola “czar” to oversee health […]

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Gutch’s Friday Special ~ Linguine »

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Friday Special: Linguine with Pesto Cream Sauce – $6.99.  Or have a Gutch’s Pizza Pocket – just the right size for lunch! Or, Enjoy one of Gutch’s Wood-Fired Pizzas 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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