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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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Pheasant Run Friday Special – Two Specials Today »

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  Friday Special Liver & Onions or Hamburger Steak. 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, Pheasant Run has it! […]

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Kan. commission removes snake from threatened list »

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SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Despite scientific recommendations against it, a Kansas commission voted to remove a snake species from the state’s threatened species list. The Kansas Wildlife, Parks and Tourism Commission voted unanimously Thursday to remove the redbelly snake from the list. The vote came after developers in northeast Kansas complained the species’ threatened status […]

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Phillips County police chase leads to crash into tree, vehicle fire »

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PHILLIPSBURG — A Kansas man was injured in an accident just before 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday in Phillips County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 1988 Old Regency driven by Ross Massie McCue, 29, Phillipsburg, was fleeing from law enforcement eastbound on Fox Road ten miles northeast of Phillpsburg when the driver lost control. The […]

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Sen. Moran visits KU Hospital to discuss Ebola »

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KANSAS CITY, KAN. – On Thursday, U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Ranking Member of the Senate Appropriations Health Subcommittee, visited The University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kan., and continued his tour of Kansas’ 128 community hospitals to learn more about how Kansas hospitals plan to care for and isolate patients who may present […]

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McPherson warehouse to expand, add 100 jobs »

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MCPHERSON, Kan. (AP) — A manufacturer of pipe fixtures says it will expand its warehouse in McPherson and add 100 jobs to the operation. The Wichita Eagle reports Viega plans to break ground in November on an 80,000-square-foot addition to its 439,000-square-foot warehouse and manufacturing operation. The company is a German-based manufacturer of pipe fixtures for […]

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