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Chiefs WR Bowe pleads guilty to lesser charges »


RIVERSIDE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs receiver Dwayne Bowe has pleaded guilty to amended charges of defective equipment and littering in connection with his November arrest for possessing marijuana. Bowe paid $610 in fines after his plea was entered Wednesday in Riverside’s municipal court. City prosecutor Amy Ashefford says Bowe’s amended charges are no […]

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Experts say video doesn’t show Earhart wreckage »


CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Experts retained by an aircraft preservation group say underwater video shot in the South Pacific shows no evidence of the wreckage of the missing plane piloted by aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart. Wyoming resident Timothy Mellon, son of the late philanthropist Paul Mellon, is pushing a federal lawsuit against the International Group […]

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School confirms 6th-grader’s death from meningitis »


LOUISBURG, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas sixth-grader has died from complications of bacterial meningitis, but his school district and state health officials insist the disease is not contagious and does not pose a public health risk. The Kansas City Star reports the Louisburg Unified School District on Wednesday confirmed the death of Aaron T. Willard […]

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Man charged with aggravated identity theft »


KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Oscar Sanchez-Valencia, 27, a citizen of Mexico, has been charged with one count of making a false statement to the government, three counts of misusing a Social Security number, seven counts of aggravated identity theft, two counts of making a false claim of U.S. citizenship, and one count of using false […]

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City clerk sentenced for stealing from town »


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The former city clerk of a tiny southeast Kansas community was spared prison but ordered to the repay the almost $60,000 she embezzled from her town and church. Sixty-seven-year-old Diana Cox, of Havana, told the court she was ashamed and apologized before U.S. District Judge J. Thomas Marten handed down a […]

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Sen. Moran Receives Champion of Science Award, Hosts NIH Director »


MANHATTAN, KAN. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Ranking Member on the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and Related Agencies, this week received The Science Coalition’s Champion of Science Award for his strong commitment to funding the basic research that keeps the United States and the state of Kansas […]

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Appeals court upholds Snowden email firm contempt »


LARRY O’DELL, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a contempt of court citation against an email service provider used by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday ruled unanimously against Dallas-based Lavabit Inc. and its owner, Ladar […]

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Kansas to mandate some health coverage on autism UPDATE »


OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has signed legislation aimed at providing health insurance coverage of services for hundreds of children with autism, starting next year. Brownback had a signing ceremony Wednesday at the satellite University of Kansas campus in Overland Park, the home for an autism research center. Local legislators and […]

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Jewish center where 2 were killed reopens »


OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A Jewish Community Center in Kansas where two people were shot to death on Sunday has reopened. The center in Overland Park opened its doors early Wednesday, three days after a man shot and killed a doctor and his grandson in the parking lot. The 73-year-old suspect, Frazier Glenn Cross […]

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Gutch’s Wednesday Special – Taco Salad »

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Today’s Special Taco Salad - $6.99 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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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 – Ham Steak »

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Ham Steak with Creamed Potato, 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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KanHIT work groups study secondary-use policies »


By MIKE SHIELDS KHI News Service TOPEKA — Members of a council advising the state on how to govern the digital exchange of patient health information met again Tuesday to talk about ways to regulate the so-called “secondary use” of the data. As more medical providers feed their patient information to the two exchange networks […]

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