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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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Motion deadline set in marijuana distribution case HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The 32-year-old man who waived his preliminary hearing in a …Read More

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Hutchinson City Manager announces staff changes

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HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Some staff changes coming to Hutchinson with the announcement by City Manager John Deardoff that Reg Jones, …Read More

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Ford County man sentenced to just over two years in Reno County flee and elude case

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HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A 26-year-old Ford County man convicted of charges associated with a high-speed chase back in September was …Read More

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Accident over the weekend results in minor injuries

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HUTCHINSON, Kan. — An accident over the weekend resulted in minor injuries according to the Reno County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff …Read More

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Amtrak to keep existing Southwest Chief’s route

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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Amtrak says it will stick with its existing New Mexico route of the Southwest Chief …Read More

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Kansas Senate panel to consider expanding liquor licenses

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NICHOLAS CLAYTON, Associated Press TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — GOP legislators are weighing the political risks of voting on legislation allowing …Read More

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Kansas legislators negotiating over $15.5 billion budget

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators are negotiating over the final version of a $15.5 billion state budget for the …Read More

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IRS chief: Processing backlog of tax-exempt groups is gone

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ALAN FRAM, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the IRS says his agency has eliminated a huge processing …Read More

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Kansas mulls changes in local elections, presidential votes

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators have settled their differences over proposals to change the date of local elections and …Read More

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GOP complaint spurs Kansas House review of member’s remarks

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A complaint from nine Republican legislators is prompting an investigation by the GOP-controlled Kansas House into …Read More

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Obama commutes sentences of 22 people in federal prison

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has commuted the sentences of 22 people serving time in federal prison. The White …Read More

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House panel considers bill requiring university prospectuses

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas universities would be required to publicize information on their graduates’ average salaries, student loan debt …Read More

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Kansas collected $11M less in taxes than expected this month

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas says it collected $11 million less in taxes than anticipated this month. The state Department …Read More

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Kansas Senate panel approves bill to overhaul civil service

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas Senate committee has approved a bill that could shrink the state’s civil service system …Read More

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Kansas Senate panel to consider expanding liquor licenses UPDATE

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas counties would be allowed to expand liquor licenses under a bill being discussed by a …Read More

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Kansas shooting suspect makes court appearance

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MANHATTAN – Murder suspect Tierre Wall appeared in Court Tuesday afternoon via a video feed from the Riley County Jail …Read More

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Funding for mental health advocacy organization issue in budget bill

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By Dave Ranney Three or four months from now, the National Alliance on Mental Illness office in Kansas may be …Read More

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Hays teacher named to State Activities Association staff

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Kansas State High School Activities Association TOPEKA— The Kansas State High School Activities Association has announced Craig L. Manteuffel of …Read More

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Driver hospitalized after semi overturns in a ditch

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EFFINGHAM – A semi truck driver was injured in an accident just after 9 a.m. on Tuesday in Atchison County. …Read More

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Ag Department estimate Kan. farmers’ spring planting plans

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Agriculture Department estimates that Kansas farmers will plant corn on the same number of acres …Read More

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Kansas lawmakers agree on plan to issue $1B in pension bonds

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Legislative negotiators in Kansas have agreed on a proposal to authorize $1 billion in bonds to …Read More

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Energy cooperatives team for $1.8M loan for Kansas project

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HOXIE — Midwest Energy and Western Cooperative Electric this week announced the award of a $1.816 million loan from the …Read More

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Police Canines Find "Indicants" of Drugs at Kan. High School

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MANHATTAN, Kan. -Manhattan High School Principal Greg Hoyt released a statement regarding a “lockout” drill that occurred on Tuesday morning. …Read More

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Spencer Museum of Art prepares for closing for renovation

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The Spencer Museum of Arts on the University of Kansas campus is planning a series of …Read More

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