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May 16, 2017 - 5:24 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators are delaying discussions about public school funding and raising taxes to fix the state budget. House and Senate negotiators who had planned to convene Tuesday to discuss proposals for increasing income taxes never scheduled a meeting. Lead House negotiator...
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May 16, 2017 - 5:18 pm
SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A man in central Kansas who pleaded no contest to shooting at a police detective and assaulting two teenagers has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison. The Salina Journal reports Judge Rene Young sentenced Michael Ryan, 36, Monday in Saline County District Court. Ryan...
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May 16, 2017 - 5:12 pm
ATLANTA, GA (AP) — Democrats are taking the first steps toward their promised 50-state strategy. The Democratic National Committee is launching a matching grant program intended to help state and local parties organize voters. The initial spending plan is less than $1 million. That's a small amount...
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May 16, 2017 - 4:54 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — There is a threat of strong thunderstorms with possible tornadoes in the nation's midsection. The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma says the greatest risk of tornadoes Tuesday afternoon and night are western Oklahoma and the eastern...
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Ted Woodward
May 16, 2017 - 1:36 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - The Cowley College baseball team is headed for the Juco World Series. Cowley won the regional championship game Monday night at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium in downtown Wichita, with a 17-8 win over Neosho County. Cowley has won 19 of its last 20 games. The Juco World Series...
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Dreamstime
May 16, 2017 - 1:15 pm
WICHITA, Kan. – As summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacations, Kansas Department of Transportation officials and law enforcement agencies across the state are reminding motorists to Click it. Or Ticket. The statewide seat belt enforcement crackdown runs from May 22 through June 4,...
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Suspects' vehicle (City of Derby)
May 16, 2017 - 11:55 am
DERBY, Kan. (KNSS) - Shortly after midnight Tuesday, an altercation between two men resulted in one of them being stabbed; the incident took place inside the QuikTrip near K-15 & Meadowlark in the northwest part of Derby. The victim was hospitalized; his injuries were non-critical. After the...
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May 16, 2017 - 9:35 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas attorney general's office has seized patient records from a closed nursing home after suing the owners. The suit filed last week in Allen County stems from the closure of the Pinecrest Nursing Home in the southeast Kansas town of Humboldt. The lawsuit alleges that...
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May 16, 2017 - 9:28 am
HOXIE, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a deputy has used a stun gun on a man who advanced toward law enforcement with a machete after a northwest Kansas chase. The Hays Post ( http://bit.ly/2rlqnCs ) reports that the pursuit started Monday afternoon when Sheridan County sheriff's deputies spotted a...
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Steve & Ted
May 16, 2017 - 9:15 am
It is also "National Piercing Day." So which do you love more, piercings or a tree?
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