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Ex-US Rep. Meyers endorses GOP Kansas governor »

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Former Republican congresswoman Jan Meyers has formally endorsed Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s re-election, six days after being listed among GOP moderates endorsing his Democratic challenger. Brownback’s campaign released a statement Monday from Meyers saying that she’s pleased with Brownback’s efforts to reduce the state’s personal income taxes. She also said it’s […]

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Retired Kan. teacher convicted of pushing wife off cliff »

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PATRICK WHITTLE, Associated Press ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — A former Maine man has been convicted of bashing his wife’s head with a rock and pushing her off a cliff in disputes over an affair and inheritance money. The couple, Charles and Lisa Black, had moved from Kansas to retire in coastal Maine. Before the fall […]

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Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says »

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SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study says raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy. The study says that compared with the other animal proteins, beef produces five times more heat-trapping gases per calorie. It spews six […]

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Kan. man hospitalized after car sideswipes semi »

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ARMA, Kan- A Kansas man was injured in an accident at 9:20 a.m. on Monday in Crawford County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2012 Ford passenger car driven by William D. Raine III, 25, Shawnee, was northbound on U.S. 69 eight miles north of Arma. The car drifted across the southbound lanes and sideswiped […]

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President Obama on statehood for DC: ‘I’m for it’ »

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he supports statehood for the nation’s capital. Obama was asked Monday about the prospect of the District of Columbia becoming the 51st state during a town hall at a city school. The president said, “I’m for it,” adding that he has been “for quite some time.” Obama added […]

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Kansas woman hospitalized after Russell Co. accident »

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RUSSELL — A Kansas woman was injured in an accident just after 9:30 a.m. Monday in Russell County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 1999 Chevy passenger car driven by Meanna Dawnl Laurin, 21, Ellsworth, was westbound on Interstate 70, approximately 4 miles east of Russell. The driver lost control of the vehicle on loose […]

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NASA renames building for astronaut Neil Armstrong »

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MALCOLM RITTER, AP Science Writer   NASA has honored one of its most famous astronauts by renaming a key building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It now bears the name of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon when the Apollo 11 mission landed there 45 years ago. Armstrong, who […]

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Primary foes of Kansas governors most often fail »

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — History has not been kind to candidates who’ve challenged Kansas governors in party primaries. Only two challengers have unseated governors in the August elections since the state started them in 1910. And both of them were Republicans who went on to lose in the November general election. This year, Gov. Sam […]

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Gutch’s Monday Special ~ Buffalo Chicken Salad »

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Monday Special   Buffalo Chicken Salad - Iceberg and romaine lettuce topped with red onions, cucumbers, shredded cheddar/jack cheese, diced tomatoes, and diced chicken tenders tossed in Buffalo sauce – only $6.99. Gutch’s – 111 W. 7th Hays, KS 785.623.4088 Visit Our Website and our Facebook  

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Sizzling Beef Special Monday @ 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 MONDAY SPECIAL: HOMEMADE SAUSAGE Gella’s chef prepares a different homemade sausage each week. Available all week while quantities last, ask your server. $9.95 Find out more about the award winning Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Company at our Website and at […]

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Pheasant Run Monday Special – Steak Fingers »

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Monday Special Steak Finger with Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Corn, and a Roll. The daily lunch special is only $6.95 and it includes 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 […]

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Jenkins holds big fundraising lead in Kansas 2nd »

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican congresswoman Lynn Jenkins has maintained her big fundraising lead over Democratic challenger Margie Wakefield in the 2nd District of eastern Kansas. Finance reports filed last week by their campaigns show Jenkins ended June with nearly $2 million in cash on hand for her campaign. Wakefield had less than $236,000. Jenkins […]

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Task force wants to bring Amtrak back to Emporia »

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EMPORIA, Kan. (AP) — A group of Emporia residents is exploring the possibility of returning Amtrak to the southheast Kansas city. The Emporia Amtrak Task Force recently filed for nonprofit status with the Kansas Secretary of State’s Office. It’s trying to raise funds for an impact study to build a train depot to replace one […]

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