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Too Much Negativity Around Genetically Modified Crops

By ksal-staff On Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:08:41

Too Much Negativity Around Genetically Modified Crops

As a farmer in Cloud County, Kansas, I am writing to thank Rep. Mike Pompeo for introducing a bill supporting farmers, American agriculture and safe affordable food. My husband David and I raise alfalfa, wheat, milo, corn and soybeans, and cattle. We’re also the proud parents of three kids, K...

 
 

Motion To Dismiss 1977 Rape Case Dismissed

By associated-press On Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:59:49

Motion To Dismiss 1977 Rape Case Dismissed

A 40-year-old man will go on trial for the second time on charges that he raped a University of Kansas student in 1997. On Wednesday, Douglas County Judge Michael Malone denied a motion to dismiss the case against Robert Grey, who was convicted of rape in 2009 and sentenced to 26 years in prison...

 
 

Kansan’s Remains From WWII To Return

By associated-press On Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:09:29

Kansan’s Remains From WWII To Return

The remains of a 22-year-old Topeka airman who went missing in World War II are being returned to his family for burial. The Department of Defense announced this week that U.S. Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. Verne L. Gibb will be buried Wednesday in Leavenworth. The Prisoners of War and Missing Per...

 
 

The He Said/She Said of Sexual Harassment

By joan-jerkovich On Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:00:35

The He Said/She Said of Sexual Harassment

He exposed himself. She took a picture with her cell phone. He thought she was sending a text.  Her attorney is now using this evidence in a case against him. She says he has been harassing her.  He says his version of the game, “I’ll show you mine, if you show me yours”, was consensual.  S...

 
 

Threat Prompts Increased Security At Central

By toddpittenger On Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:53:06

Threat Prompts Increased Security At Central

A threat has officials increasing security at Salina Central High School. According to the Salina USD 305 School District, on Wednesday information alleging a general threat was found at Central High School. School officials consulted with Salina police, and will be taking extra precautions. ...

 
 

Roberts, Wolf Report Senate Fundraising Totals

By associated-press On Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:40:50

Roberts, Wolf Report Senate Fundraising Totals

Incumbent U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts continues to maintain his fundraising advantage over fellow Republican Dr. Milton Wolf in their Kansas primary race. According to reports filed with the Federal Elections Commission, Roberts raised more than $534,000 from Jan. 1 through March 31, aided by nearly $2...

 
 

Kansas to Mandate Some Health Coverage on Autism

By associated-press On Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:39:20

Kansas to Mandate Some Health Coverage on Autism

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has signed legislation aimed at providing health insurance coverage of services for hundreds of children with autism, starting next year. Brownback had a signing ceremony Wednesday at the satellite University of Kansas campus in Overland Park, the home for an autism ...

 
 

Student Dies From Meningitis

By associated-press On Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:19:30

Student Dies From Meningitis

A Kansas sixth-grader has died from complications of bacterial meningitis, but his school district and state health officials insist the disease is not contagious and does not pose a public health risk. The Louisburg Unified School District on Wednesday confirmed the death of Aaron T. Willard a ...

 
 

Fort Hays State Fraternity De-Activated

By ksal-staff On Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:11:18

Fort Hays State Fraternity De-Activated

A Fort Hays State University fraternity is in trouble. According to the school, the Alpha-Upsilon Chapter of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity has been placed on non-operating status, as of April 2nd. The school says that the chapter failed to meet minimum fraternity standards and university expectati...

 
 

Law Enforcement Reap Big Payouts From War On Drugs

By ksal-staff On Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:06:13

Law Enforcement Reap Big Payouts From War On Drugs

Crime doesn’t pay, unless you’re a Kansas law enforcement agency reaping the spoils of war. The War on Drugs, that is. Buried deep within state statute is a little-known provision that directly rewards police departments for busting-up the local narcotics scene, and it does so using the gover...

 
 
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