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KSU Police Investigating Animal Cruelty Case

By ksal-staff On Mon, 05 Oct 2015 15:26:33

KSU Police Investigating Animal Cruelty Case

The Kansas State University Police Department is investigating an animal cruelty case. According to the agency, officers were called on Sunday to a report of a deceased cow at the Purebred Beef Unit. Further investigation found the deceased cow had been shot. Anyone with information regarding ...

 
 

Lobbyists Spent $500K on Kansas Lawmakers

By associated-press On Mon, 05 Oct 2015 15:14:04

Lobbyists Spent $500K on Kansas Lawmakers

Lobbyists have spent more than $500,000 entertaining Kansas lawmakers so far this year. Kansas law prohibits lobbyists from making campaign donations during the session and limits their spending to $100 on lawmaker gifts. But Kansas doesn't limit the amount of food and drink a lobbyist can buy la...

 
 

Raises in Limbo For KU Employees

By associated-press On Mon, 05 Oct 2015 12:52:18

Raises in Limbo For KU Employees

The University of Kansas won't give out employee raises while there's still a chance for last-minute state budget cuts. Provost Jeff Vitter says the university budgeted midyear, merit-based salary increases for select employees that would comprise about 1 percent of the university's salary budget...

 
 

Peak Season For Deer Crashes

By ksal-staff On Mon, 05 Oct 2015 11:37:33

Peak Season For Deer Crashes

Deer activity on and near Kansas' roadways poses a seasonal traffic hazard. Acccording to the Kansas Highway Patrol, because deer-breeding season runs from October and into December, law enforcement officers routinely investigate a large number of vehicle-deer crashes this time of year. Stay aler...

 
 

Fight Over Kansas Millionaire’s Estate

By associated-press On Mon, 05 Oct 2015 11:26:52

Fight Over Kansas Millionaire’s Estate

A legal fight is brewing over the $20.6 million estate of a western Kansas man whose will was changed shortly before his January 2013 death. At issue is a letter typed on 98-year-old Earl O. Field's stationary that said he had decided to strip the Fort Hays State University Foundation as the prim...

 
 

Kansas Getting $5.6 Million Workforce Grant

By associated-press On Mon, 05 Oct 2015 11:23:29

Kansas Getting $5.6 Million Workforce Grant

Kansas is getting nearly $5.6 million from the federal government to help people who are having trouble finding jobs get into work or training. The grant from the Workforce Innovation Fund will pay for on-the-job training, job preparation and placement services. It also will go toward developing ...

 
 

Blessed Are The Animals

By toddpittenger On Sun, 04 Oct 2015 01:45:22

Blessed Are The Animals

It was a blessing to be at Rolling Hills Zoo Saturday afternoon, literally. The animals, and many of their keepers, were blessed. Father Benjamin Thomas from Christ Cathedral performed blessings on many of the animals throughout the zoo. Father Benjamin visited and blessed the big cats, the paint...

 
 

Attorneys ask court to lift stay in school funding lawsuit

By associated-press On Sat, 03 Oct 2015 18:12:03

Attorneys ask court to lift stay in school funding lawsuit

Attorneys for Kansas school districts suing the state over its school funding formula have asked the Kansas Supreme Court to lift a stay on a lower court ruling, but the state responded that the lower court failed to properly evaluate the case. The Topeka Capital-Journal (http://bit.ly/1Vt152v) r...

 
 

No Favorite Yet For New House Speaker

By associated-press On Sat, 03 Oct 2015 11:16:52

No Favorite Yet For New House Speaker

Kansas congressman Tim Huelskamp says the next U.S. House speaker faces rebuilding the trust of his fellow conservatives. Huelskamp said Friday in an interview that he hasn't yet endorsed a candidate to replace outgoing Speaker John Boenher next month. Huelskamp is a tea party favorite who rep...

 
 

Gov. Brownback Reshuffles Hundreds of State Workers

By associated-press On Fri, 02 Oct 2015 16:23:16

Gov. Brownback Reshuffles Hundreds of State Workers

Hundreds of state workers have been shuffled into new positions at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment and other agencies. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that documents show Gov. Sam Brownback ordered the moves based on a study the effected workers haven't seen. Kansas Organ...

 
 
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