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Governor and DCF Secretary Kick off Child Abuse Prevention Month »

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TOPEKA – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) Secretary Phyllis Gilmore were joined by dozens of children today, to kick off Child Abuse Prevention Month. The event in Topeka involved the Pinwheels for Prevention campaign to call attention to child abuse prevention. “Child abuse is a persistent problem and […]

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Arrest made in connection with Salina shooting »

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Salina Post SALINA — A 28-year-old Salina woman has been arrested on a charge of aggravated battery in connection with a shooting Thursday that put a 34-year-old man in the hospital. Tiffany Goheen was booked into the Saline County jail late Friday morning for allegedly shooting John Daniels at 864 Sherman. Police were notified of […]

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Brownback signs eight bills into law Monday »

Sam Brownback is governor of the state of Kansas.

TOPEKA — Gov. Sam Brownback signed eight bills into law Monday. Today’s signings bring the total number of bills signed by the governor during the 2014 legislative session to 14. Bills signed into law include: • HB 2591 – Requires municipal audit reports to be filed electronically with the Secretary of Administration. • HB 2544 […]

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Polka Lovers Klub of Kansas officially ends dance »

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WICHITA (AP) — The dance is over for the Kansas chapter of Polka Lovers Klub of America. President Angie Kaiser announced in the group’s March newsletter that the club disbanded because of a lack of new members. She says about $16,000 in the club’s treasury has been given to charitable organizations. The club was formed […]

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Salina police investigate report of Sunday night stabbing »

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Salina Post SALINA — Police are investigating a reported stabbing Sunday night in Salina. Capt. Sean Morton of the Salina Police Department said officers responded to Kwik Shop, 2003 S. Ohio, at approximately 10 p.m. to reports of a man saying he had been stabbed. Officers found a 36-year-old Salina man with a puncture wound […]

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Deadline for Rural Opportunities Conference is Wednesday »

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Wednesday is the final day to register for the annual Rural Opportunities Conference, which will be April 9 and 10 in Dodge City. The conference will highlight rural business and community development topics. Breakout sessions will discuss funding diversity and collaboration for community and entrepreneurial development; closing the workforce housing gap; the economic impact of […]

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Pa. teen to government: Change font, save millions »

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A suburban Pittsburgh teenager has published a study suggesting the federal government could save millions of dollars a year in printing costs by switching to a thinner typeface that uses less ink. Fourteen-year-old O’Hara township resident Suvir Mirchandani says there was plenty of talk at school about saving paper and he wondered […]

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Man found dead in McPherson identified by police »

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McPHERSON — Police have identified the man found dead early Thursday morning in McPherson as Ernest Charles Miller, 26. McPherson Police said an autopsy was conducted Friday in Wichita, and the cause of death was determined to be asphyxia and blunt trauma. The manner of death was not specified, and toxicology reports have not been […]

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Salina police called to ER after man arrives with gunshot wound »

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Salina Post SALINA — Few details have been released concerning a shooting in Salina late Thursday night. Salina Police Department Capt. Sean Morton said officers were sent to the emergency room at Salina Regional Health Center just after 11 p.m. after a man was brought in with a gunshot wound. He said the man was […]

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KS Cold Weather Rule ends Monday »

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Kansas Corporation Commission Topeka – The Kansas Cold Weather Rule ends Monday, March 31, and Kansans who are delinquent on electric and natural gas utility bills will be subject to disconnection of service. The rule, in effect November 1 through March 31 each year, provides protection to residential customers who cannot fully pay winter utility […]

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Police find car related to suspicious death »

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Fred Gough, Hutch Post 8:45 p.m. Police in McPherson have reported the vehicle they were looking for has been located. No other information has been released.  We will post details when they become available. 7:40 p.m. McPHERSON–Police are looking for a car and clues after a man was found dead outside a storage shed in […]

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Kansas governor decries prairie chicken decision »

Sam Brownback is governor of the state of Kansas.

TOPEKA (AP) — Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is criticizing the federal government’s decision to place the lesser prairie chicken on a list of threatened species. Brownback on Thursday called the decision an overreach. He said in a statement that he’s concerned that the decision will hurt the Kansas economy. Brownback said his administration is looking […]

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Cold weather rule to end March 31 »

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Kansas Corporation Commission TOPEKA — The Kansas Cold Weather Rule ends on March 31, and Kansans who are delinquent on electric and natural gas utility bills will be subject to disconnection of service. The rule, in effect November 1 through March 31 each year, provides protection to residential customers who cannot fully pay winter utility […]

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