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June 22, 2017 - 5:00 pm
SALINA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State University's Polytechnic Campus in Salina is going to be flying unmanned aircraft systems after dark. The school announced Thursday that the Federal Aviation Administration granted it a waiver to federal law regulating the unmanned systems, often called drones...
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June 22, 2017 - 1:38 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Four Republican senators say they are not ready to vote for the GOP health care bill, putting the measure in jeopardy. The four are Ted Cruz of Texas, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Mike Lee of Utah and Rand Paul of Kentucky. They say in a statement that they are open to negotiation...
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June 22, 2017 - 12:35 pm
HESSTON, Kan. (AP) — Excel Industries in Hesston says it is reorganizing its operations and will lay off about 270 employees, effective immediately. Excel announced the layoffs Thursday in a letter sent to employees. The plant was the scene of a shooting that left four dead and 14 wounded in 2016...
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USA Today
June 22, 2017 - 12:11 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger says plans to renovate Memorial Stadium and build an indoor training facility are moving forward and will cost around $300 million. Zenger made the announcement Wednesday night at a meet-and-greet event for the football team at a bar...
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Dreamstime
June 22, 2017 - 9:44 am
SOUTH HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) -- The opinion editor of The Hutchinson News has been picked to complete the term of a Democratic state legislator who died of natural causes earlier this month. Reno County Democrats selected Jason Probst on Wednesday to finish the term of Rep. Patsy Terrell. She was 55...
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Steve & Ted mornings
June 22, 2017 - 9:00 am
One big swing of the bat and the Royals get a 6-4 win over the Red Sox.
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Steve & Ted mornings
June 22, 2017 - 8:45 am
KSN Meteorologist Leon Smitherman says Wichita is getting some relief, but things aren't so nice on the Gulf Coast. We speak to ABC's Jim Ryan who's in Mobile, Al.
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June 22, 2017 - 4:46 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Major League Baseball and its players union have donated $1 million to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City to support its operations, expansion and educational opportunities. Baseball Commissioner Bob Manfred and union director Tony Clark announced the grant...
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June 22, 2017 - 4:25 am
LIBERAL, Kan. (KNSS) - The Kansas Highway Patrol reports a 14-year-old Liberal boy died Wednesday night when an ATV flipped over north of the city. KHP says Brett Cunningham was a passenger in a Polaris on private property. The ATV went out of control at high speed and flipped. The 16-year-old...
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June 22, 2017 - 4:10 am
ANTHONY, Kan. (KNSS) – Anthony police and the Kansas State Fire Marshal’s Office are investigating a string of car fires in Anthony. KSN News reports three cars went up in flames in the parking lot outside an apartment complex in Anthony on Sunday. According to Anthony Police each of the cars were...
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