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Part-time welcome center receptionist »

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PART-TIME WELCOME CENTER RECEPTIONISTS   THE CITY OF HAYS IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FROM INDIVIDUALS INTERESTED IN WORKING SEASONALLY AND AS NEEDED AT THE WELCOME CENTER. THIS POSITION HELPS COVERS SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS, AND EVENINGS DURING SPRING AND SUMMER MONTHS AS WELL AS NEEDED DURING THE FALL AND WINTER. FLEXIBLE WORK SCHEDULES AVAILABLE. APPLICANTS SHOULD HAVE THE […]

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Pigs, cows and votes: Candidates try for farm cred (VIDEO) »

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CATHERINE LUCEY, Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For candidates in the Midwest, almost nothing tops a photo opportunity with a barnyard animal or a colorful anecdote about life on the farm. There is Iowa U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst, who gained national attention with an ad touting her hog castration skills. There is […]

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Part-Time Utility worker »

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PART-TIME UTILITIES WORKER THE CITY OF HAYS IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR A PART-TIME UTILITIES WORKER. AVERAGE 16 HOURS PER WEEK. APPLICANTS MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AND HAVE A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE. $8.50/HOUR. APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ONLINE AT www.haysusa.com OR IN THE CITY MANAGER’S OFFICE, CITY HALL, 1507 MAIN. REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS WILL […]

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Study: Rejection of Medicaid expansion costing Kansas hospitals billions »

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  By Jim McLean KHI News Service WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new study by the Urban Institute says that not expanding Medicaid will cost hospitals in Kansas and Missouri more than $9 billion over a 10-year period. The analysis from the nonpartisan research organization pegs the loss to Kansas hospitals at $2.6 billion between 2013 […]

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Ultrafast laser technology research in Kansas receives $6M Award »

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KU News Service LAWRENCE– How light interacts with matter is one of the grand challenges of atomic, molecular and optical research. A Kansas and Nebraska consortium led by university researchers has received a three-year, $6 million award to understand ultrafast molecular processes on the order of a millionth of a billionth second, or one femtosecond. […]

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Kansas to appeal death penalty decision in Great Bend murder case »

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TOPEKA, Kan.- The State of Kansas will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review three recent Kansas Supreme Court decisions that overturned death sentences imposed on two convicted murderers in Wichita and one in Great Bend. On July 18, the Kansas Supreme Court upheld the capital murder conviction of Sidney Gleason but vacated Gleason’s death […]

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‘Nun on the bus’ coming to Kansas City »

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By KHI NEWS SERVICE KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Sister Simone Campbell, an outspoken proponent for Medicaid expansion who has appeared on several prominent TV talk shows, will address a public forum on social justice issues in Kansas City this week. Campbell, who led the national “Nuns on the Bus” campaigns in 2012 and 2013, is […]

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State Medicaid fraud unit recovers more than $28 million »

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By KHI NEWS SERVICE KHI News Service The state recovered more than $28 million in taxpayer funds through its Medicaid fraud enforcement during the recently ended state fiscal year, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said Friday. During fiscal 2014, which ended June 30, the Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Division of the Kansas attorney general’s office […]

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Beware the Trumpeter Swan Selfie at Brit Spaugh Zoo (VIDEO) »

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A man visiting the Brit Spaugh zoo in Great Bend paid for the selfie he took with a trumpeter swan. Video courtesy Steve Takata

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Volunteer Firefighter »

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Volunteer Firefighter THE CITY OF HAYS’ FIRE DEPARTMENT IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTER. VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS ARE GIVEN PREFERENCE WHEN A CAREER FIREFIGHTER POSITION BECOMES AVAILABLE. VALID KANSAS DRIVER’S LICENSE AND HIGH SCHOOL DEGREE OR GED REQUIRED, TECHNICAL DEGREE OR SOME COLLEGE CREDIT PREFERRED. SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES MUST PASS A WRITTEN TEST, PHYSICAL […]

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Take me out to the ball game, but hold the peanuts and Cracker Jack »

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By Alex Smith, KUCR KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After announcing this season’s schedule of peanut allergy-friendly events, the Kansas City Royals saw several sell out, and the team soon added another to keep up with demand. The announcement came after a campaign from some local fans, and it followed a growing trend of baseball teams […]

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Sen. Moran Moves to Protect Americans’ Email Privacy »

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) has cosponsored the Electronic Communications Privacy Act Amendments Act (S.607), bipartisan legislation to protect the privacy of American citizens online by updating the privacy protections for electronic communications stored by third-party service providers – including email and social media services. The importance of updating the privacy protections was recently […]

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TOURISM SALES MANAGER »

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TOURISM SALES MANAGER The City of Hays is accepting applications for the position of TOURISM SALES MANAGER. Responsibilities include identifying market opportunities, developing long and short-term marketing and sales strategies and the development of training programs for frontline motel and attraction sales staff with the objective of attracting overnight tourism and leisure business. Applicants must […]

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