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50 Year Water Plan Moving Forward

By associated-press On Mon, 08 Dec 2014 13:31:14

50 Year Water Plan Moving Forward

The administration of Gov. Sam Brownback is moving forward on a plan for the state's long-term water supply. The more ambitious parts of the plan include dredging state lakes and possibly building an aqueduct from the Missouri River to western Kansas. They would require large amounts of new reven...

 
 

Woman Killed In Ottawa County Crash

By associated-press On Mon, 08 Dec 2014 13:27:46

Woman Killed In Ottawa County Crash

Troopers say a 21-year-old woman has been killed in northern Kansas in a single-vehicle crash. The Kansas Highway Patrol says Carrie Brayton died Sunday after she was ejected from her pickup truck near Delphos in Ottawa County. Troopers say the Glasco woman was driving south on a rural road when ...

 
 

Six Hurt In Crash

By associated-press On Mon, 08 Dec 2014 13:25:56

Six Hurt In Crash

Kansas authorities say six people have been hospitalized and released after a SUV carrying 11 people struck a car. Butler County Sheriff Kelly Herzet says the rollover accident happened Saturday night near the border of Sedgwick and Butler counties. He says the 78-year-old car driver failed to...

 
 

Young Mother of Three Overwhelmed?

By joan-jerkovich On Mon, 08 Dec 2014 13:00:38

Young Mother of Three Overwhelmed?

My wife and I have been married for 5 years and we have 3 kids aged 4, 2, and a new baby. I have been at my career job for 10 years. I have always tried to help with housework as much as possible. Lately, my wife has been feeling overwhelmed with taking care of the kids and keeping up the house. ...

 
 

E-cigarette tech takes off as regulation looms

By associated-press On Mon, 08 Dec 2014 08:26:33

E-cigarette tech takes off as regulation looms

E-cigarette technology is taking off and federal officials say the race to innovate could make creating standards the devices more difficult in the future. The popular contraptions that heat a liquid to create vapor rather than burning tobacco have changed dramatically from those first introduced...

 
 

Burning woman’s fiance angered with police

By associated-press On Mon, 08 Dec 2014 08:22:47

Burning woman’s fiance angered with police

The fiance of a woman who was raped and set on fire in a Wichita park said the man charged in the attack should have been kept in jail. Twenty-six-year-old Cornell McNeal, of Wichita, faces one count of capital murder or an alternative count of first-degree murder in the death of Letitia "Tish" D...

 
 

Cancer Prevalent In Pets But Treatable

By ksal-staff On Sun, 07 Dec 2014 14:30:37

Cancer Prevalent In Pets But Treatable

About 50 percent of dogs and 33 percent of cats age 10 years and older will develop cancer. Although it is very prevalent in these animals, a Kansas State University veterinarian says depending upon the type of cancer, it may be very treatable and doesn't have to be a life-limiting disease. Mary ...

 
 

GOP makes final push for school lunch waiver

By associated-press On Sun, 07 Dec 2014 14:14:41

GOP makes final push for school lunch waiver

House Republicans are making a final push this month to give schools a temporary break from healthier school meal standards. The rules phased in since 2012 and championed by first lady Michelle Obama require more fruits, vegetables and whole grains in the lunch line. Some school nutrition dire...

 
 

GOP matches Truman-era high with 246 House seats

By associated-press On Sun, 07 Dec 2014 14:11:07

GOP matches Truman-era high with 246 House seats

Republicans will hold at least 246 seats in the House come January, matching the post-World War II high of the Truman administration. Republicans will expand their current 234-201 advantage by a dozen seats in the next Congress - with one race still undecided. On Saturday, Republicans kept con...

 
 

Police: SUV in boy’s death had anti-Muslim message

By associated-press On Sun, 07 Dec 2014 14:08:07

Police: SUV in boy’s death had anti-Muslim message

Kansas City police have confirmed that an SUV involved in the death of a teenager outside a Somali community center had an anti-Muslim message displayed in the rear window at the time of the crash. Authorities say 34-year-old Ahmed H. Aden deliberately ran the boy over and have charged him with m...

 
 
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