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Corrections Officer attacked at HCF Central Unit UPDATE

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Kansas Department of Corrections  At approximately 8:28 a.m. Wednesday Corrections Officer Tim Russell of the Hutchinson Correctional Facility (HCF) was …Read More

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Wednesday Weather

7-day forecast

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Scattered thunderstorms are possible once again tonight across the region, with the greatest chances generally east of a line extending …Read More

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City going after more run down properties

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HUTCHINSON, Kan. —  The City of Hutchinson continues to battle some of the blight that is a part of its …Read More

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Hutchinson teen injured in accident

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HUTCHINSON, Kan.— A two-vehicle accident left a Hutchinson woman with injuries.  Hutchinson Police report that 18-year-old Laura Mason was injured …Read More

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County Commission has lively discussions on agenda items

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HUTCHINSON, Kan. — After considerable discussion, the Reno County Commission agreed to post the “share the road” signs on the …Read More

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Ex-con arrested after altercation with a Hutch woman HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A 24-year-old Hutchinson man was arrested around 7:40 p.m. …Read More

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Hutchinson resident on Moran’s Service Academy Selection Board

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., in a news release Tuesday announced the members of his 2014 Kansas Service …Read More

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Dwight Jurgens “Guilty” of all but three counts

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HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The jury in the case against a former bonding agent found him “guilty” on all but three …Read More

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Three Hutchinson firemen recognized for heroism

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  HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Three Hutchinson firemen were recognized for their bravery. During today’s Hutchinson City Council meeting, three members of …Read More

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HHS employee battered at school

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HUTCHINSON, Kan.—  Hutchinson Police took a 17-year-old Hutchinson High School student into custody on suspicion he assaulted a school employee. …Read More

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Kansas man electrocuted by power line identified

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PRATT, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have identified a south-central Kansas man who was killed after coming into contact with a …Read More

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Report near on fatal law enforcement shooting

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WINFIELD, Kan. (AP) — A south-central Kansas prosecutor is preparing to report on the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man …Read More

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Democrats may face 2nd fight in Kansas Senate race

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JOHN HANNA, AP Political Writer TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Republican serving as Kansas’ top elections official won’t give up …Read More

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Schools, including some in Kan., stock up on free military gear UPDATE

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A suburban Topeka school district is among several nationwide that have taken advantage of free military …Read More

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Poverty down, insured rate up in 2013

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By Andy Marso KHI News Service TOPEKA — The rate of poverty and rate of uninsured declined slightly at the …Read More

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Sedgwick County will spend money to keep elephants

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Sedgwick County Commission will spend $5.3 million to build an elephant bar at the zoo …Read More

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Brownback orders flags lowered in honor of former Kan. governor

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TOPEKA – Gov. Sam Brownback has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff from sun-up to sun-down today through Friday …Read More

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School task force leader makes recommendations

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The head of a school efficiency task force is recommending several changes, including incentives for Kansas …Read More

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Kansas medical PACs concentrate spending on incumbents

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By Andy Marso KHI News Service TOPEKA — Political action committees for medically related groups in Kansas tended to throw …Read More

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KU joins effort to help low-income students

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas has joined a national effort to help students from low-income families graduate. …Read More

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Ella M. Juhnke Sept. 25, 1919 – Sept. 13, 2014 Farmer Age: 94   Ted Shafer March 12, 1942 – …Read More

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Rep. Jenkins: The President and Senate are banking on blame (VIDEO)

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WASHINGTON, D.C.– Today at the weekly press conference with Republican leaders, Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (KS-02) highlighted the House’s relentless legislative …Read More

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Port of Kansas City to reopen for barge traffic

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The port of Kansas City’s barge-shipping terminal will reopen after being closed since 2007. The …Read More

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Royals’ bullpen struggles in 7-5 loss to Chicago

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis both gave up runs for the first time in nearly …Read More

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Kansas police chase ends with arrest near Topeka

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Shawnee County authorities have arrested a man who they say led officers on a chase through …Read More

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Kansas petitioners work to repeal anti-discrimination ordinance

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ROELAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — The Johnson County legal department says a petition to repeal Roeland Park’s anti-discrimination ordinance can …Read More

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Health care compact article debate heats up

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By Andy Marso KHI News Service OLATHE — Tension built Monday as legislators who supported a health care compact bill …Read More

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Ex-candidate for governor eyes Wichita mayoralty

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita business owner who sought this year’s Republican nomination for Kansas governor now says she …Read More

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