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Kan. semi driver hospitalized after truck rolls »


INGALLS – A Kansas man was injured in an accident just before 9 a.m. on Friday in Gray County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 1998 Kenworth semi driven by Donald L. Cregger, 51, Seward, was northbound on 13 Road three miles north of Ingalls. The right side of the trailer fell off of the […]

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Governor seeks study of big Kansas pension changes UPDATE »


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback’s budget director says Brownback doesn’t plan to divert funds from the state’s public pension system again to help close budget shortfalls. Budget Director Shawn Sullivan told a legislative committee Friday that the diversion of nearly $41 million from the pension system for teachers and government workers to general […]

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Obama pledges proportional response to Sony hack »

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. will respond “proportionally” to North Korea’s punishing hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment at a place, time and manner “that we choose.” Obama says the attack “caused a lot of damage.” Says Obama: “We will respond proportionally and we will respond in a place and time and […]

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2 Kan. men hospitalized after head-on crash »


HAVEN- Two Kansas drivers were injured in an accident just before 9 a.m. on Friday in Reno County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2007 Toyota passenger car driven by Robert D. Mccurry, 83, Burrton, was eastbound on Kansas 96 four miles from Haven in the westbound lane and hit a 2001 Dodge pickup driven […]

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Regents want proposed funding model talks delayed »


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Board of Regents says it won’t recommend a proposed funding mechanism that would tie college budgets to specific performance-based benchmarks. Instead, the board said it would recommend the Legislature delay considering any kind of performance-based budgeting model until the state’s financial condition turns around. It wants the model to […]

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FBI conclusively links North Korea to Sony hack »


ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it’s determined the North Korean government was behind a devastating hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment. The FBI announcement Friday is the first official statement blaming the isolated country for the cyber-attack. In the statement, federal officials say they found similarities between the tools […]

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Prepackaged caramel apples linked to 5 deaths »


MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Health officials say prepackaged caramel apples are linked to five deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says investigators are trying to determine the specific brands that were involved. But consumers are being warned not to eat […]

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Campaign announced to exempt food from Kansas sales tax »


By Jim McLean KHI News Service TOPEKA — A coalition is forming to make healthy food less expensive in Kansas. Led by KC Healthy Kids, a nonprofit organization supported in part by the Kansas Health Foundation, a coalition is being formed to guide a legislative effort to exempt food from the state sales tax. “Cutting […]

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Gutch’s Friday Special ~ Linguine with Pesto Cream Sauce »

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Friday Special: Linguine with Pesto Cream Sauce – $6.99. Give the gift of wood-fired excellence with a Gutch’s Gift Card, available for Christmas until December 20th in any denomination from one dollar to a million dollars. 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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Pheasant Run Friday Special – Hamburger Steak »

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  Friday Special Hamburger Steak with creamed potato, mixed vegetable, and a roll. The daily lunch special is only $6.95 and it includes your beverage as well as your choice of soup or salad. Pheasant Run Restaurant ~ famous for breakfast – fantastic for lunch. Open 6a to 3p Daily. If you want the best, […]

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FCC: ‘Redskins’ not profane; radio station keeps license »


WASHINGTON (AP) — Saying the word “Redskins” on the air isn’t obscene or profane — at least not according to the Federal Communications Commission. The FCC on Thursday dismissed a petition that called for one of the team’s flagship radio stations not to have its license renewed. The petition claimed repeated use of the word […]

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2 Kansas women hospitalized after collision »


SALINA – Two Kansas women were injured in an accident just before 6 a.m. on Friday in Saline County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2002 Ford Escort driven by Sherry D. Phillips, 42, Salina, was pulling out of a parking lot to drive south on Ohio Street and collided with a 2002 Ford F150 […]

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