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Phony World Series Tickets, Merchandise Seized »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Federal agents have seized phony World Series tickets worth tens of thousands of dollars, along with counterfeit Royals panties and other merchandise. Before the first game of the series between the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants on Tuesday, agents for Homeland Security nabbed 126 counterfeit game tickets. U.S. Immigration […]

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Ex-DA slams Brownback ad using Kansas murders »

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The district attorney who prosecuted two brothers in a quadruple Wichita homicide is criticizing Gov. Sam Brownback’s use of the case in a new campaign commercial. Brownback’s ad references Reginald and Jonathan Carr, whose death sentences for the December 2000 killings were vacated in July by the Kansas Supreme Court. Former […]

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Cattle truck crashes on I-70 near Abilene »

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ABILENE, Kan. (AP) — A driver was unhurt but multiple head of cattle were killed or injured when a tractor-trailer transporting the animals crashed on Interstate 70 in east-central Kansas. KSAL-AM reports the accident happened around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday near Abilene in Dickinson County. The Kansas Highway Patrol says the semi was westbound when it […]

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2 dead in shooting at Canada’s Parliament, U.S. embassy on lockdown UPDATE »

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JEREMY HAINSWORTH, Associated Press ROB GILLIES, Associated Press OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country’s capital was shot to death Wednesday, and gunfire then erupted inside Parliament, authorities said. One gunman was killed, and police said they were searching for as many as two others. People […]

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CDC: Monitoring now for all coming from Ebola nations »

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CONNIE CASS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials are significantly expanding the breadth of vigilance for Ebola, saying that all travelers who come into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for symptoms of illness for 21 days. The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says […]

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New clinic serves adult survivors of childhood cancer »

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By Dave Ranney KHI News Service KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Midwest Cancer Alliance on Tuesday announced the formal opening of a clinic designed especially for adult survivors of childhood cancer. “This program helps give pediatric cancer survivors access to long-term care tailored to their unique needs,” Dr. Becky Lowry, the new clinic’s medical director, […]

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Three hospitalized after 3-vehicle crash »

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PAOLA — Three people were injured in an accident just before 8 a.m. on Wednesday in Miami County. The Kansas Highway Patrol reported a 2005 Ford passenger car driven by Robert L. Geiler Jr., 36, Osawatomie, was northbound on U.S. 69 and stopped in traffic. A 2013 Ford SUV driven by Denise M. Sieben, 53, […]

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2 senators seek to eliminate food sales tax in Kansas »

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Two state senators from Wichita say they want to introduce a plan in the Legislature to eliminate sales tax on food purchased for preparation at home. Republican Sen. Michael O’Donnell says he worked on a similar proposal on the tax code during the 2013 legislative session but the House rejected it. […]

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Ex-Kansas Gov. Graves endorses U.S. Sen. Roberts »

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  TOPEKA (AP) — Former Kansas Gov. Bill Graves has endorsed U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts and is recording a statewide radio ad for the three-term Republican incumbent in his tough re-election race. The Roberts campaign released a letter Wednesday from Graves calling Roberts a tested leader and reasonable problem-solver. Roberts is in a tight race […]

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Lawrence $75 million apartment complex in jeopardy »

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  LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Plans for a $75 million apartment complex near the University of Kansas are in jeopardy after city commissioners declined to allow the developer to reduce the number of parking spaces. City commissioners decided Tuesday to reject a request to reduce parking for the complex by 100 spaces. They cited concerns […]

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Gella’s Wednesday Special – Gyros »

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Wednesday Special at Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Company 117 East 11th – Downtown Hays, Kansas WEDNESDAY: GYROS Classic Cuban sandwich with roasted pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles, banana peppers and mustard on crisp Cuban bread served with Gella’s homemade kettle chips. $8.75 Find out more about the award winning Gella’s Diner & Lb. Brewing Company at […]

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Pheasant Run Wednesday Special – Oven Fried Chicken »

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Oven Fried Chicken with Potato Salad, Cole Slaw, and Baked Beans. 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 […]

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Increase in holiday deliveries predicted »

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — FedEx expects another record for holiday-season deliveries. The company forecast Wednesday that deliveries between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve will rise 8.8 percent over last year, to 290 million shipments. That’s a more subdued forecast than a year ago, when FedEx predicted 13 percent growth for the season. Volume is expected to […]

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