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Brownback using private email and cellphones for business

Republican Gov. Sam Brownback says he has been using private email and cellphones for official business since he was a U.S. senator. Brownback’s disclosure raises concerns because ... Continue Reading →
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State gives more money to select schools to cover expenses

Three more school districts get extra money from the state to cover unexpected expenses. Drops in property tax income sparked the requests from Mulvane and Garden City, while the Twin ... Continue Reading →
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WSU report says employment lagging in KS

A new report says employment growth in Kansas has been lagging behind the national average. Wichita State University’s Center for Economic Development and Business Research updated ... Continue Reading →
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Lawmakers taking “workmanlike” approach

Sam Brownback says the Republican-dominated Kansas Legislature is taking a “workmanlike” approach to sifting through options for raising taxes to close a state budget shortfall. ... Continue Reading →
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St Louis man hurt in motorcycle wreck near Edson

A man from suburban Saint Louis is in the hospital after wrecking his motorcycle just east of the Edson exit. It appears he clipped the tire of another rider’s bike and wiped ... Continue Reading →
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Road work in Goodland

Work begins today on Business 24 in Goodland. Crews will work to resurface the road between Commerce and I-70. The whole thing should wrap up by late summer. Until then, expect flaggers ... Continue Reading →
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CHS takes over elevators in Oberlin and Cedar Bluffs

CHS is now running the grain elevators that used to be run by Hansen-Mueller in Oberlin and Cedar Bluffs. The co-op says it’ll be business as usual at those facilities, which ... Continue Reading →

Lots of moisture throughout Kansas

Heavy rain over big chunks of Kansas over the weekend bring flash flooding, and in a number of cases, rivers are near the brim if not over. The eastern half of the state got as much ... Continue Reading →
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Over 500 bikes “Run for the Wall” through NW Kansas

    The Central Route of the 27th Annual Run for the Wall rumbled through northwest Kansas this weekend, making an overnight stop in Goodland and a fuel stop in Oakley. The ... Continue Reading →
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Lawmakers continue to ponder tax increases

Kansas senators are debating proposals for raising taxes but they’re not yet ready to vote. A committee started with a plan to raise $520 million by increasing the state sales ... Continue Reading →
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