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Cigarette Ignites Car’s Backseat

By ksal-staff On Mon, 18 Apr 2016 16:16:41

Cigarette Ignites Car’s Backseat

A Lindsborg man told Saline County Sheriff's Deputies that he flicked a lit cigarette out of the window of his 2014 Honda Civic while driving southbound on I-135 on Friday afternoon at about 2:30pm. Moments later 71-year-old Michael Hartung pulled over on the side of the interstate when he realiz...

 
 

District Ponders Charging For All-Day Kindergarten

By associated-press On Mon, 18 Apr 2016 13:28:45

District Ponders Charging For All-Day Kindergarten

Another Kansas school district is considering charging parents for all-day kindergarten. Newton district in south-central Kansas is looking into a $200-a-month charge. Half-day kindergarten would remain free because the state funds it. Newton Superintendent Deborah Hamm says expenses are risin...

 
 

The Value of a Tan Line

By hannahholt On Mon, 18 Apr 2016 10:12:33

The Value of a Tan Line

Afternoon naps have become somewhat of a sacred practice in my house. I mean really, after getting up at 3:30AM, the only thing that motivates me throughout the day is a nap and food. Garrett will typically join me at least for a couple of minutes, which is kind of sad, because really, this is a...

 
 

Lenexa-based nonprofit sending team to Ecuador

By associated-press On Sun, 17 Apr 2016 20:45:02

Lenexa-based nonprofit sending team to Ecuador

A suburban Kansas City nonprofit has sent an official team to Ecuador to determine what type of medical assistance the group can provide in the wake of the deadly earthquake. Rescuers pulled survivors from rubble Sunday after the magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit Ecuador, killing at least 238 people a...

 
 

Kansas Forest Service deals with fires, budget constraints

By associated-press On Sun, 17 Apr 2016 19:03:36

Kansas Forest Service deals with fires, budget constraints

The Kansas Forest Service has faced budget constraints as it works to deal with wildfires like the largest in the state's history last month. Larry Biles, director of the Kansas Forest Service, told The Wichita Eagle (http://j.mp/1VwUDHz) the service has a budget of around $3 million, but only ab...

 
 

Auction of salvaged items from Kansas Statehouse in May

By associated-press On Sun, 17 Apr 2016 19:01:16

Auction of salvaged items from Kansas Statehouse in May

History buffs and those with fond memories the Kansas Statehouse will be able to own a piece of the building. The state is planning to auction off thousands of items salvaged from the renovated Kansas Statehouse in Topeka. The online auction is scheduled May 2-9. The Kansas City Star reports (...

 
 

Republican Delegates Selected in Salina

By ksal-staff On Sun, 17 Apr 2016 13:46:21

Republican Delegates Selected in Salina

Kansas Republicans from the 1st District met in Salina Saturday to select three of the 2,472 Republican delegates who will be attending the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, this summer. Organizers had anticipated about 80 people at the event. Instead, there was a stand-room only...

 
 

Technology The Wildcat Way in Salina

By ksal-staff On Sun, 17 Apr 2016 13:28:34

Technology The Wildcat Way in Salina

The newly named K-State Polytechnic campus in Salina opened its doors to the public Saturday, and invited one and all to an open house. Hundreds of prospective students and their families were joined by interested citizens in learning about what the school is all about. There were tours, activiti...

 
 

Justice’s Fundraising Arm: ‘Politicized’ Bid to Purge Court

By staff On Sun, 17 Apr 2016 11:10:45

Justice’s Fundraising Arm: ‘Politicized’ Bid to Purge Court

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas Supreme Court justice's fundraising arm is pursuing donations by arguing an "unprecedented politicized effort" is underway to deny justices retention over school finance rulings. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports Justice Carol A. Beier 2016 Inc. says the state's high...

 
 

Google to Experiment With Technology For Citywide Wi-Fi

By staff On Sun, 17 Apr 2016 11:08:05

Google to Experiment With Technology For Citywide Wi-Fi

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City leaders have given Google permission to put antennas on light poles in parts of the city to test new technology that could lead to citywide wireless Internet access. The company that brought 1-gigabit Internet speeds to both sides of state line in the metropoli...

 
 
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