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State representative defends residency, condo »


SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas state representative says the nearly half-million-dollar condominium he owns in Lawrence is just where he stays during legislative sessions, while his official residence is at his sister’s house in Salina. Republican Rep. J.R. Claeys tells The Salina Journal he blames Democrat Gary Swartzendruber for raising questions about his residency because […]

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Gun-sign regulations hearing is this week »


Office of Kansas Attorney General TOPEKA – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is reminding citizens that a public hearing on the permanent gun signage regulations proposed in June will be this week.  The hearing will be Wednesday, September 17, at 9 a.m. in the second floor auditorium of Memorial Hall, 120 SW 10th Ave., Topeka.  To […]

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100 year-old Kan. dairy that filed for bankruptcy is rebounding »


TECUMSEH, Kan. (AP) — A northeast Kansas dairy that filed for bankruptcy protection in 2012 is rebounding. The Iwig Dairy Farm now has 100 cows near Tecumseh and sells its milk, ice cream and butter at stores on the farm, in Lawrence and in Topeka. The family farm, which has been raising cows since 1910, […]

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Gutch’s Monday Special ~ Prime Rib Sandwich »

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Monday Special Prime Rib Sandwich – $6.99 (while they last). Or have a Gutch’s Pizza Pocket – just the right size for lunch! Gutch’s – 111 W. 7th Hays, KS 785.623.4088 Visit Our Website and our Facebook  

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Beef Stroganoff @ 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: BEEF STROGANOFFTender chunks of beef and mushrooms in a creamy sauce served over homemade mashed potatoes and noodles. $8.95 Find out more about the award winning Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Company at our Website and at Facebook.

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Pheasant Run Monday Special – Cabbage Rolls »

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Monday Special Cabbage Rolls with creamed dumpling, 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 has […]

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KCC investment rulings might save customers money »


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Corporation Commission decisions on utility investments could save customers millions of dollars. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the KCC recently filed a complaint with federal authorities arguing Westar Energy is charging too much return on equity for its transmission projects. Westar currently charges 11.3 percent. The KCC argued it should be […]

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7 protected white pelicans shot in Kansas »


MANKATO, Kan. (AP) — A game warden in northern Kansas is asking the public for help to find anyone connected to the shooting death of seven American white pelicans. Jewell County game warden Mike Peterson says he found the federally protected birds shot to death in Lovewell Reservoir on Friday. Peterson believes the birds were […]

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Two from Russell dead after Sunday evening accident »


ELLSWORTH — Two people were killed in an accident just before 6:30 p.m. Sunday just south of Ellsworth. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2009 Chevy Impala driven by John B. Anderson, 70, Osborne, was northbound on Kansas 14 and stopped at the stop sign at the intersection of Kansas 156. The KHP said the […]

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Kansas, Missouri health clinics get $9.6M for primary care services »


By Dan Margolies, KCUR TOPEKA — Twenty-five health centers in Missouri and 16 in Kansas have been awarded $9.6 million in federal funds to expand primary care services. The funding is part of $295 million awarded to 1,195 health centers nationwide under the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. The money is to be used to hire […]

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Wichita airport plans disaster exercise »


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Wichita Airport Authority is planning a large-scale disaster exercise featuring the mock crash of a 737 aircraft. Tuesday’s exercise begins at 9 a.m. and will be located just north of Kansas 42 between two runways at the Wichita airport. It is expected to include 300 people from various emergency management […]

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Police: Kansas boy pinned under trailer dies »


HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Hutchinson police say a 4-year-old boy has died after being pinned under a flatbed trailer. The accident was reported Sunday afternoon at a home on the city’s southeast side. Police say the trailer was not attached to a vehicle and was in the home’s front yard. They say the trailer’s ramp […]

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Kansas efficiency taskforce to meet this week »


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A wide range of topics will be on the table when a new Kansas commission meets to look for efficiencies within the state’s public school system. Legislators created the K-12 Student Performance and Efficiency Commission this year. The members are meeting Thursday and Friday at the Statehouse. The Kansas Association of […]

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