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Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed Against Hospital

By associated-press On Wed, 18 Mar 2015 10:50:17

Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed Against Hospital

A former Topeka hospital employee says in a federal civil rights lawsuit that she was taunted and bullied at work because of her race. Pamela Banks, who is black, filed the lawsuit in a Kansas federal court last month against the St. Francis Health Center. She's seeking damages and backpay. St...

 
 

Renewable Energy Mandate Freeze Considered

By associated-press On Wed, 18 Mar 2015 10:47:15

Renewable Energy Mandate Freeze Considered

A Kansas House panel is planning to debate a bill that would freeze renewable energy mandates for utility companies. The House Energy and Environment Committee scheduled a vote on the measure for Wednesday. Current Kansas law requires that 10 percent of the electricity provided by utilities co...

 
 

Teen Accused Of Killing Sister Appears In Court

By ksal-staff On Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:15:36

Teen Accused Of Killing Sister Appears In Court

A judge heard testimony all day Tuesday in a case involving a Saline County teenage girl accused of stabbing her younger sister to death last summer. The Saline County Attorney's Office wants to prosecute the now 15-year-old , who is accused of stabbing her 13-year-old sister, as an adult. Sierra...

 
 

KU Discusses Jet Use With Lawmakers

By associated-press On Tue, 17 Mar 2015 21:02:12

KU Discusses Jet Use With Lawmakers

University of Kansas officials have met with state legislators in Topeka to discuss the school's ownership and use of jets. Officials told the House Standing Committee on Education Budget that the jet expenditures of $1.5 million are more than offset by revenue that the aircrafts generate from do...

 
 

7 Ways To Conquer Test Anxiety

By joan-jerkovich On Tue, 17 Mar 2015 20:49:17

7 Ways To Conquer Test Anxiety

I have test Anxiety and I want to know how it can be improved. I feel like the more my test anxiety kinda kicks in the worse I get and when I do test I feel like my anxiety gets in the way and that's why I do so bad on my tests and quizzes. Previously when I take tests I have to take them outside...

 
 

Kansas Closer to Allowing Concealed Carry With No Permit

By associated-press On Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:56:10

Kansas Closer to Allowing Concealed Carry With No Permit

Kansas legislators are moving closer to allowing residents 21 or older to carry concealed firearms without a state permit. The House Federal and State Affairs Committee approved a bill Tuesday ending the requirement for a permit. The committee's voice vote sends the measure to the full House for ...

 
 

Family Seeking Missing Salina Teen

By ksal-staff On Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:12:11

Family Seeking Missing Salina Teen

Family and friends are trying to find a Salina teen who has been missing since late last week. 13-year-old Rebecca Jayne Hein has not been seen since Friday. She was last seen at the Starlite Skating Center with a 16-year-old female friend. The 16-year-old has a boyfriend in new Mexico. It's unkn...

 
 

Bird Flu No Danger To Humans

By ksal-staff On Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:49:37

Bird Flu No Danger To Humans

A highly pathogenic avian influenza confirmed in four states can be very deadly for birds, but a Kansas State University poultry expert says humans don't need to worry about their own health or contaminated poultry products. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Se...

 
 

Life Sentence In Child Sex Case

By ksal-staff On Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:43:53

Life Sentence In Child Sex Case

A Salina man has been sentenced to three life sentences with no possibility of parole for 25 years for sex crimes against three small children. The crimes involved two girls and a boy, and occurred between July and September 2014. Court officials tell KSAL News that 72-year-old Gerald A. Jones wa...

 
 

Senate Aporoves School Funding Overhaul

By associated-press On Tue, 17 Mar 2015 03:24:49

Senate Aporoves School Funding Overhaul

Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's $4.1 billion plan to overhaul public school funding has passed through the Senate. The Senate voted 25-14 to approve the measure Monday, but a district court order issued on Friday signaled that the plan may be blocked before it gets off the ground. The three-ju...

 
 
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