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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT »

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT THE CITY OF HAYS IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR A FIRE DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT. THIS POSITION PERFORMS ADMINISTRATIVE AND CLERICAL DUTIES INCLUDING; MAINTAINING AND UPDATING RECORDS, PREPARING REPORTS, SCHEDULING, WRITING CORRESPONDENCE, PROVIDING CITIZENS WITH EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE, AND DATA ENTRY. THIS POSITION REQUIRES GOOD WRITTEN AND ORAL COMMUNICATION, ORGANIZATION, AND OFFICE TECHNOLOGY SKILLS. THE […]

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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, […]

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PART-TIME RECEPTIONIST »

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PART-TIME RECEPTIONIST   THE CITY OF HAYS IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF PART-TIME RECEPTIONIST FOR THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT. AVERAGE 20 HOURS PER WEEK. A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR GED IS REQUIRED, WITH A TECHNICAL DEGREE OR SOME COLLEGE CREDIT PREFERRED. APPLICANT SHOULD BE ABLE TO ACCOMMODATE A FLEXIBLE WORK SCHEDULE INCLUDING WORKING […]

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Director of Public Works »

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Director of Public Works The City of Hays, Kansas is accepting resumes for the position of Director of Public Works due the retirement of the incumbent. The Director of Public Works is an exempt employee appointed by the City Manager and is responsible for the planning, organizing, staffing, directing and coordinating of all departmental activities, […]

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Governor seeks tax increases to address Kan. budget woes »

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has proposed raising tobacco and liquor taxes and slowing down future income tax cuts to help close projected budget shortfalls. Brownback released a plan Friday to nearly triple the state’s cigarette tax, to $2.29 a pack from 79 cents a pack. He also proposed raising the state’s […]

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MAINTENANCE WORKER I »

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MAINTENANCE WORKER I THE CITY OF HAYS IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF MAINTENANCE WORKER I FOR BOTH THE PUBLIC WORKS SERVICE (STREET) DIVISION AND PARKS SPORTS COMPLEX DIVISION. APPLICANTS MUST RESIDE IN ELLIS COUNTY AND HAVE THE ABILITY TO OBTAIN A KANSAS COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE (CDL) WITHIN 6 MONTHS. EXCELLENT MECHANICAL AND CONSTRUCTION […]

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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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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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