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Teen Recovering From Scorpion Sting

By associated-press On Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:28:25

Teen Recovering From Scorpion Sting

A Kansas teenager is recovering at home after spending three days in intensive care recovering from a scorpion sting. Fifteen-year-old Parker Hartley of Haysville Hartley was bitten Friday after he played Frisbee Golf at a park in Haysville, while he was barefoot. He put on his shoes after the ga...

 
 

Yellowstone Bison Might Come To Kansas

By associated-press On Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:20:42

Yellowstone Bison Might Come To Kansas

Bison from Yellowstone National Park could someday be living in Kansas. The Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in Chase County was one of 20 possible sites included in a Department of Interior report discussing a future home for the Yellowstone bison. The Wichita Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/...

 
 

Bald Eagles Thriving In Kansas

By associated-press On Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:15:37

Bald Eagles Thriving In Kansas

Wildlife experts say bald eagles are thriving in Kansas this year, and they expect the trend to continue. District wildlife biologist Charlie Cope says there are between 84 and 90 actives eagle nests in the Kansas this year. One closely watched pair lives at Harbor Isle, an upscale housing are...

 
 

Pets And Fireworks Don’t Mix

By associated-press On Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:10:26

Pets And Fireworks Don’t Mix

The Fourth of July is a favorite time of year for many people, not so much for pets. The noise of fireworks scares dogs and cats. The Humane Society of Missouri is advising pet owners to be mindful, especially those who live near fireworks displays such as those close to Forest Park, where Fair S...

 
 

Snooping Claim Rejected In Child Porn Case

By associated-press On Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:00:53

Snooping Claim Rejected In Child Porn Case

A federal judge has rejected claims that AOL and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children were acting as agents for the government when they searched a Kansas man's emails for child pornography. U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren refused Tuesday to suppress as evidence the email and a...

 
 

Teachers Still Plan Lawsuit

By associated-press On Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:56:26

Teachers Still Plan Lawsuit

The largest teachers union in Kansas plans to file a lawsuit after the July Fourth holiday challenging new education polices enacted this spring, including the elimination of guaranteed tenure in public schools. Marcus Baltzell says Tuesday that attorneys for the Kansas National Education Associa...

 
 

Kansas Releases First Draft of Water Vision Plan

By associated-press On Tue, 01 Jul 2014 23:23:06

Kansas Releases First Draft of Water Vision Plan

Kansas has released its first draft of a 50-year "water vision" plan that aims to ensure a reliable supply for all citizens. The Kansas Water Office posted the document Tuesday on its website. It plans a statewide tour starting July 7 to gather public input. The plan includes an ambitious blen...

 
 

Kansas Teacher License Changes Take Effect

By associated-press On Tue, 01 Jul 2014 23:21:27

Kansas Teacher License Changes Take Effect

Kansas officials say the state is hearing from people interested in new teaching license regulations that would allow some people to teach without having education degrees. The changes taking effect Tuesday are aimed at making it easier for people with professional experience to fill teaching vac...

 
 

2 Men Sought in Attack

By ksal-staff On Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:35:18

2 Men Sought in Attack

Police make one arrest and are seeking two other suspects after a man is beaten at a Salina pub. Officers were called to Sunset Billiards, 1215 W. Crawford, around 12:30am Tuesday after a scuffle left a man bloody with a broken nose. Police say 36-year-old Nathan Thompson was conversing with t...

 
 

Rain Prompts Hays To Lift Fireworks Ban

By associated-press On Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:41:15

Rain Prompts Hays To Lift Fireworks Ban

After a two-year ban, fireworks will be allowed this year in the city of Hays. The Hays City Commission voted Monday night to allow fireworks within city limits July 2-4. The commission chose in May to continue the ban for a third year. But vendors and residents have asked the commission to re...

 
 
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