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High-Speed Chase Ends On Foot At Gove County School

A man from Kansas City is accused of leading police on a high-speed chase from Thomas County to Grainfield. He ran away after the stop sticks took out his tires, and found an unlocked ... Continue Reading →
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One Dead In Great Bend Whooping Cough Outbreak

There’s now an official outbreak of whooping cough in Great Bend. Five separate cases have been confirmed in the city, with one person dying of the disease. The cases involve ... Continue Reading →
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Norquist: ‘No’ To Higher Alcohol, Tobacco Taxes In KS

Anti-tax activist Grover Norquist is urging the state legislature to reject Governor Brownback’s plan to increase tobacco and alcohol taxes to close the budget gap. In a letter ... Continue Reading →
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Ag Lenders Expect Higher Prices, Delinquencies

A new survey shows ag lenders expect higher farmland prices and more delinquencies from growers. The Agricultural Lender Survey from K-State shows less optimism from lenders because ... Continue Reading →
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Grant Money To Fund Portion Of Water Line Project

Herndon is getting more than $326-thousand in federal grant money to replace water lines throughout the city. The state and city hall are coming up with matching money to get the grant. Continue Reading →
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Website Grades Local Schools

The website Niche.com is out with its scores of school districts across the nation. School systems were graded on a number of things; academics, health and safety, student culture ... Continue Reading →
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Legislature Prepares To Debate Budget Plans

Kansas legislative committees are preparing to consider proposals for closing a projected $279 million budget shortfall. Hearings are expected to start Wednesday for bills designed ... Continue Reading →
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State Legislature Mulls Taking Over OSHA Enforcement

The idea of having the state take over enforcement of workplace safety rules is getting some support in the Kansas House, despite hesitation in the state Senate. Leaders in the upper ... Continue Reading →
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DUI Arrests, Tickets Drop In Kansas

There’s a steep drop in the number of DUI arrests and speeding tickets in Kansas, largely believed to be the result of a drop in state troopers. The Kansas Highway Patrol had ... Continue Reading →
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Truck Catches Fire West Of Colby

Crews respond to a tractor-trailer fire on I-70 west of Colby. It’s unclear what started that fire, which led to a cloud of smoke which could be seen for several miles. The driver ... Continue Reading →
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