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February 8, 2016 6:29 pm
Salina City Commissioners Monday were reluctant to give final approval for additional funding for the Fieldhouse Salina project. In lieu of approving a second reading of an ordinance that would allow the city bonding authority to increase its funding contribution to up to $9.5 million for its share ...




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Updating the Syphilis Outbreak

It has been 100+ days since a syphilis outbreak was made public.  The Saline County Commission, aka the Board of Health, has ignored my requests to review the outbreak. So, I asked Jennifer VandeV...

 
 
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Parking as a Personality Test

For almost 18 years now I have been parking in the same lot behind the “Beautifully Appointed Townsite Building.” And while many variables define and refine the human personality, I’ve noticed w...

 
 
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Superbugs and Super Bowl Beards

It was the night the Royals won the World Series and the Broncos beat Green Bay that I decided to grow it - the Broncos Beard. I figured the Mojo would never get more "Mo" than that. I admit it ...

 
 
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Happy Birthday, Kansas!

Born 155 years ago on the eve of the Civil War, it always seemed that our early years set the stage for a history of struggle, shared convictions and a willingness to pull up our sleeves and do what n...

 
 
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Thanks for the Memories

The Royals’ World Series Championship and the Chiefs making, and winning a play-off game got me thinking about the wonderful memories that were made for Kansas City fans this year, and my earliest m...

 
 
Everything You Need to Know About the New Hampshire Primary

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Father of 13-Year-Old Murder Victim 'Bet She Fought Like a Wildcat'

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DA in Cornell Sex Assault Case Condemns Underage Drinking Culture on Campuses

The district attorney prosecuting a Cornell University fraternity president accused of attempted rape and sexual abuse blamed schools in general for "turning a blind eye" to the subject of underage drinking in connecti...

 
 
US Veteran Says He is 'ISIS Solider,' Calls Bin Laden 'Beautiful Man,' Officials Say

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Murder Suspect in Custody After Mistaken Release in Los Angeles

An alleged murder suspect, who was mistakenly let out of jail last week in Los Angeles, was caught in Nevada on Monday. According to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Steven Lawrence Wright ...

 
 
Bus Overturns on Snowy Connecticut Highway

A bus was evacuated Monday after it rolled over on a snow-covered stretch of Interstate-95 near Madison, Connecticut, officials said. The charter bus was en route from New York City to the Mohegan Sun casino in Connect...

 
 
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Monday night's episode of The Bachelor picked up where last week's episode left off: with Ben Higgins having a private chat with Olivia after he received several complaints about her from the other women. Olivia played...

 
 
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President Obama to Appear on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show"

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ABC's black-ish and the Fox drama Empire won major awards Friday night at the 47th NAACP Image Awards, held Friday night in Pasadena, California. black-ish was named outstanding comedy series, while stars Anthony Ander...

 
 
"Taxi Driver" Turns 40 Today

Monday, February 8 marks 40 years since Taxi Driver first hit theaters, grabbing us by the throat and dragging us into lead character Travis Bickle's dark, twisted world. The film, which starred Robert De Niro, Jodie F...

 
 
Your Body: Menopause and Depression

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Zika Virus Outbreak: Consumer Reports Shares Best Zika-Fighting Repellents

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“Girls” Star Lena Dunham Taking Time Off for 'Chronic' Illness

Kevin Winter/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The acclaimed HBO show Girls is back for a new season this month, but its biggest star will not being making press appearances due to a "chronic condition."Lena Dunham took to ...

 
 
Zika Virus Outbreak Prompts CDC to Activate Highest Emergency Ops Level

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Emergency Operations Center has been moved to Level 1, the agency's highest level, due to the risk of Zika virus transmission in the U.S., officials said Monday. Th...

 
 
Zika Virus Outbreak: US Olympic Committee 'Will Not' Stop Athletes From Going to Brazil

Federal health officials weighed in Monday on the potential risks athletes may face from the Zika virus when attending the Olympics in Brazil, as U.S. Olympic Committee officials noted they are closely watching the out...

 
 
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