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State Fair Museum says 2015 exhibit will be “The Year of the Ride”

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HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The Kansas State Fair has announced that in celebration of “Ye Old Mill’s” 100th birthday, the 2015 …Read More

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Hutchinson woman facing three counts of attempted murder gets hearing date HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The 35-year-old woman charged with three …Read More

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Feds hand down indictments for two men for different cases in Kingman County

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WICHITA, Kan. — A 40-year-old man who was arrested here in Kansas after escaping from a prison in Oklahoma has …Read More

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Local Firefighters respond to house fire early Wednesday

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HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Local firefighters responded to a structure fire early Wednesday morning at 905 Lee. When they arrived, they …Read More

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Authorities investigate McPherson Co. officer involved shooting UPDATE

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CANTON, Kan. – According to a media release, two deputies from the McPherson County Sheriff’s Office arrived at a residence at …Read More

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Regional economic growth group plans Newton town hall meeting

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NEWTON, Kan. (AP) — Organizers behind a new 10-county regional economic development effort plan to host an introductory town hall …Read More

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Hutchinson woman busted for burglary and theft of firearms HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A 23-year-old Hutchinson woman was in court Tuesday …Read More

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Siemens lands large wind farm order

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ORLANDO, Fla. – Siemens has been awarded an order from Apex Clean Energy to supply, support installation and provide long-term …Read More

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Jail sales tax numbers drop some

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HUTCHINSON, Kan. — We talked a little last week about the latest county sales tax collections which shows a slight …Read More

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County Commission clears Tuesday agenda quickly

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HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The Reno County Commission made quick work of their agenda Tuesday passing every item that was brought …Read More

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Kansas Senate advances tighter rules for state services

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Senate has advanced tighter rules for the state’s social services that include a $25-a-day …Read More

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Rocky first year for the new GED and other equivalency tests

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CAROLYN THOMPSON, Associated Press CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (AP) — The number of people taking high school equivalency exams in the U.S. …Read More

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Kansas House panel opens inquiry into Democrat’s remarks

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Democratic lawmaker is under investigation after nine GOP lawmakers complained about comments Rep. Valdenia Winn of …Read More

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Kansas saw increased use of abortion procedure last year

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas saw an increase last year in the number of abortions using a procedure banned under …Read More

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2 Kansas woman hospitalized after car drives in front of a semi

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HUMBOLT, Kan.- Two Kansas woman were injured in an accident just before 2 p.m. on Wednesday in Allen County. The …Read More

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Kansas man found guilty of child sex crimes

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HUGOTON  – A Stevens County jury on Tuesday found Kenneth Harris, 44, of Moscow, guilty of multiple child sex crimes, …Read More

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Kansas lawmakers seek to freeze state universities’ tuition

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — State universities in Kansas could not increase tuition for two years under a proposal drafted by …Read More

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Kansas to allow concealed carrying of guns without permit

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback plans to sign a bill allowing Kansas residents to carry concealed firearms without …Read More

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Kansas bill changes where some juvenile offenders are held

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators have given final approval to a bill allowing the state to hold juvenile offenders …Read More

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Small, rural schools express concern over Kansas Senate bill

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By Amelia Arvesen KU Statehouse Wire Service TOPEKA — Elk County teachers expressed concern in a hearing Tuesday for legislation …Read More

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Kansas House approves bill to authorize $1B in pension bonds

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas House has narrowly approved a bill authorizing $1 billion in bonds to bolster the …Read More

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Group That Opposes Kan. Medicaid Expansion Also Fighting Florida Bill

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By JIM MCLEAN A conservative advocacy group that opposes Medicaid expansion in Kansas is fighting a Florida plan backed by …Read More

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Colorado man dies at rest stop in Kansas

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JUNCTION CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a Colorado man who was moving to Florida was found dead at a …Read More

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Budget issues prompt Kan. school district to end year early

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TESCOTT, Kan. -Students in Bennington and Tescott will begin summer vacation a couple of weeks earlier than expected. The following …Read More

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William “Earl” King July 4, 1964 – March 28, 2015 Morton Salt Age: 50   Ernest “Ernie” A. Stohr June …Read More

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Kansas Man among those who had prison sentence reduced by Obama

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JUNCTION CITY – Samuel Pasqual Edmondson of Junction City is one of 22 inmates that President Obama reduced jail sentences …Read More

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Family of girl fatally shocked in Salina settles lawsuit

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SALINA, Kan. (AP) — The family of a girl who was fatally shocked in Salina has settled a lawsuit against …Read More

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