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Westar Gets Rule Exemption to Use Drones

By associated-press On Mon, 01 Feb 2016 14:23:06

Westar Gets Rule Exemption to Use Drones

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Westar Energy is set to deploy drones to help the electric company perform a variety of tasks like pinpointing storm damage and inspecting wind turbine blades. The  utility obtained a rule exemption from the Federal Aviation Administration last week to begin using two remote-...

 
 

Panic Attacks Drive Sufferers Into the Hell of Loneliness

By joan-jerkovich On Mon, 01 Feb 2016 14:18:40

Panic Attacks Drive Sufferers Into the Hell of Loneliness

Can you imagine living your life feeling fearful and scared to walk to your corner quick shop for a soda?  Or feeling an intense, sickening, fear around crowds to the point that you can’t drag yourself to the shopping mall to buy a new pair of shoes?  How would it feel to not be able to attend y...

 
 

Fieldhouse Project to Cost More Than Anticpated

By ksal-staff On Mon, 01 Feb 2016 03:33:17

Fieldhouse Project to Cost More Than Anticpated

It appears that a project that is expected to spur a revitalization of Downtown Salina will cost more than was anticipated. In 2015 Salina City Commissioners entered into a public / private partnership for the development of the Fieldhouse Salina project.  At the time, it was projected to be a $...

 
 

Bipartisan House bill seeks to repeal Kansas death penalty

By associated-press On Mon, 01 Feb 2016 02:36:42

Bipartisan House bill seeks to repeal Kansas death penalty

A Kansas man who spent 15 years in prison for a killing he didn't commit says his case is a good example of why the state should repeal its death penalty. Floyd Bledsoe was sentenced to life in prison after being convicted in the 1999 slaying of Camille Arfmann in Oskaloosa. He was freed in Decem...

 
 

Kansas measure would allow same-day voter registration

By associated-press On Mon, 01 Feb 2016 02:34:22

Kansas measure would allow same-day voter registration

A bill in the Kansas Legislature would allow people to register to vote on Election Day and cast a ballot the same day. "Same-day registration" is allowed in 10 states and the District of Columbia, but under Kansas law requires voters to be registered at least 21 days before an election. Rep. ...

 
 

It’s National Hug Day. Yikes!

By staff On Sun, 31 Jan 2016 16:12:19

It’s National Hug Day. Yikes!

I’m not against hugs. I don’t have a fear of intimacy. I’m just not a hugger, and hearing the news that this was National Hug Day I felt the same physical reaction I do upon entering a room where everyone is expecting a hug. I wanted to retreat to my personal space or just disappear. And it go...

 
 

Painted Dog Expert Coming to Rolling Hills

By ksal-staff On Sun, 31 Jan 2016 14:38:25

Painted Dog Expert Coming to Rolling Hills

An expert on African painted wild dogs won't be barking up the wrong tree when he comes to speak at Salina's Rolling Hills Zoo. Dr. Greg Rasmussen will speak at the zoo in February. According to the zoo, with an affinity for wildlife conservation, Dr. Greg Rasmussen has become a champion of the e...

 
 

UPDATE: Fort Riley Soldier Killed

By ksal-staff On Sun, 31 Jan 2016 14:15:32

UPDATE: Fort Riley Soldier Killed

FORT RILEY, Kan. (AP) – Authorities say a 30-year-old soldier from Fort Riley has died in a vehicle accident in Iraq. Fort Riley said in a release Friday that Sergeant Joseph F. Stifter of Glendale, California died Thursday. Stifter was a field artillery cannon crewmember. The Defense Depart...

 
 

Jury Selection to Start in Quadruple Murder in Kansas

By staff On Sun, 31 Jan 2016 14:15:02

Jury Selection to Start in Quadruple Murder in Kansas

OTTAWA, Kan. (AP) - Jury selection is scheduled to begin in the capital murder trial of a man accused of killing four people in eastern Kansas in 2013. Kyle Flack is charged with capital murder in Franklin County in the shooting deaths of Kaylie Bailey and her 18-month-old daughter. He's also cha...

 
 

Post Office Banner Removal Sparks Reaction in Pittsburg

By staff On Sun, 31 Jan 2016 14:13:58

Post Office Banner Removal Sparks Reaction in Pittsburg

PITTSBURG, Kan. (AP) - Residents in a southeast Kansas community are responding to a post office's removal of a "God Bless America" banner by putting up similar banners. The Pittsburg post office took the banner down Wednesday after hearing complaints about it from the Wisconsin-based Freedom Fro...

 
 
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