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Defeating Alzheimer’s disease »

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By: Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) Every 68 seconds someone in America develops Alzheimer’s disease – a devastating and irreversible brain disease that slowly destroys an individual’s cognitive functioning, including memory and thought. Alzheimer’s currently affects more than 5.2 million people in the United States and more than 35.6 million worldwide. As the population ages, the […]

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Keep your insurance on course »

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By Sandy Praeger Kansas Insurance Commissioner Commissioner’s Corner March 2014 According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 5 million motor vehicle wrecks occur every year. If you were in an accident, would you know what information you need for an insurance claim? The Kansas Insurance Department and the National Association of Insurance […]

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Adopt-A-Spot aims to clean up Hays »

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By JANIS LEE Hays Beautification Committee Vice-Chair One of the programs which the Hays Beautification Committee sponsors in conjunction with the Hays Parks Department is the Adopt-A-Spot program. The purpose of the Adopt-A-Spot program is to create and maintain a clean, litter-free community, providing an optimal appearance to the residents and visitors of Hays alike. […]

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Coalition of employers unite to fight religious freedom proposal »

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TOPEKA — A coalition of large and small businesses have come together to oppose HB 2453, the religious freedom on same-sex marriage bill.  The Kansas Employers for Liberty Coalition has great concerns about what this bill does between the employer and employee relationship in Kansas, which is an employed “at will” state. Tim Witsman, President […]

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Big First Tea Party will host Milton Wolf on Feb. 11 »

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The Big First Tea Party will host Dr. Milton Wolf, a radiologist who is running for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts. Sen. Roberts, who is a Marine who has an excellent conservative voting record for the people of Kansas almost equal to Congressman Tim Huelskamp, is being challenged by […]

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Get engaged? Get insurance. »

Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger

Commissioner’s Corner-February 2014 By Sandy Praeger We are in the peak time for couples to get engaged to be married. Trend watchers say that 39 percent of engagements happen between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day. Planning a wedding is exciting and time consuming. One not-so-exciting but just as important factor to discuss is what to do […]

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Hays Beautification Committee’s mission continues »

Janis Lee, Hays Beautification Committee

With the new year the Hays Beautification Committee is enthusiastically moving forward on a series of projects designed to enhance the beautification of our city with an emphasis on drought tolerant plants and practices. The programs which HBC continues to work on include Adopt a Spot, Arbor Day, Project Redbud and Tree Rebates. Two new […]

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Bring a shovel and trash bag next time »

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To the person or persons who felt the need to take a horse ride through residential areas in Hays on Sunday, Jan. 26, please bring your shovel and trash bag to the sidewalk on 17th Street where your horse felt the need to relieve himself and you didn’t bother to clean up. Next time you’re […]

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Rules on inoperable vehicles, storage units are linked »

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As you know, we are currently dealing with the city of Hays “inoperable vehicle” ordinance, Sec. 26-40, which affects us all. In addition to this, the ordinance forbidding the use of storage containers, Sec.11-134, has been brought up as well, and I consider them linked and equally important.  ‘ Whether you own or rent one […]

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Abatements a cause of concern for business owner »

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On Thursday night at a city commission meeting in Hays, it will be decided whether or not the commissioners are going to OK the removal of personal property from Auto Tech owner Chris Miller against his will. The property consists of a customer vehicle for which services have not been paid for yet and a […]

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Business owners: City is handicapping us »

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I recently received two letters from the city of Hays with photos of my storage container and some of the vehicles on my lot. It was pointed out to me by a city of Hays Planning, Inspection and Enforcement Division officer that my business was in violation of some particular codes involving “inoperable vehicles,” as […]

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Attorneys to debate America’s future »

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It’s almost here! The momentum is building as it is not “if’ but when” an Article V Constitutional Convention will take place. Several national groups are pushing hard and they claim they have the money and people to CHANGE our constitution within the next year or two at the outset. ‘We the People” need to […]

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Resolve to get insurance coverage in order for new year »

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Commissioner’s Corner Jan. 2014 By Sandy Praeger, Kansas Insurance Commissioner There is not a lot of time to think about insurance during the hectic rush of the holidays, but as you begin the New Year, it is a good idea to evaluate your insurance coverage. We at the Kansas Insurance Department (KID) and The National […]

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