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Central Kansas town has more jobs than workers

By associated-press On Sun, 23 Mar 2014 16:47:44

Central Kansas town has more jobs than workers

Business recruiters in the central Kansas town of McPherson say there are more jobs than people to fill them, and fixing that problem might be out of their reach. The McPherson Sentinel  reports the worker shortage gives employees the upper hand in some cases, but in the long run having abundant...

 
 

Kansas donor wants Supreme Court to block testing

By associated-press On Sun, 23 Mar 2014 15:05:05

Kansas donor wants Supreme Court to block testing

A Topeka man who provided sperm to a lesbian couple has asked the Kansas Supreme Court to direct a district court judge to block his genetic testing. The order was filed Friday on behalf of William Marotta and also would instruct Shawnee County District Court Judge Mary Mattivi to conduct a heari...

 
 

Circus Elephants Escape, Cause Damage

By associated-press On Sun, 23 Mar 2014 14:51:13

Circus Elephants Escape, Cause Damage

Authorities say three elephants escaped from their handlers at a circus in Missouri and damaged several vehicles in the parking lot before they were recaptured. The female elephants escaped from the the children's ride section of the Moolah Shrine Circus at the Family Arena in St. Charles. The...

 
 

Crash Temporarily Closes Salina Restaurant

By ksal-staff On Sun, 23 Mar 2014 13:57:11

Crash Temporarily Closes Salina Restaurant

A crash temporarily closed a south Salina restaurant early Sunday morning. A collision at the back of IHOP at 2273 South 9th Street between a vehicle and the back of the building prompted officials to temporarily close the restaurant. Salina Police tell KSAL News that a vehicle parking behind the...

 
 

Drone Legislation Taking Off In Kansas

By associated-press On Sun, 23 Mar 2014 13:46:07

Drone Legislation Taking Off In Kansas

A Kansas Senate committee has advanced a measure that aims to regulate unmanned vehicles, or drones. State Senator Caryn Tyson told the Senate Natural Resources Committee on Friday that Senate Bill 409 was designed to protect the privacy of individuals and business from drones equipped with camer...

 
 

Funding for Schools and RPS Fuel Update

By jeff-garretson On Sat, 22 Mar 2014 23:57:12

Funding for Schools and RPS Fuel Update

Area legislators were back in Salina on Saturday with an update from Topeka on the 2014 session. Senator Tom Arpke and State Representatives Steven Johnson and Diana Dierks were on hand for the question and answer session at the Salina Area Chamber of Commerce. Representative J.R. Claeys was not ...

 
 

Man Hurt In Crash With Train

By associated-press On Sat, 22 Mar 2014 22:20:46

Man Hurt In Crash With Train

The Reno County Sheriff's office says a 77-year-old man was injured when the car he was in was hit by a train. The sheriff's department says the accident occurred Saturday morning when the SUV drove in front of the Union Pacific train that was traveling about 55 mph. The train hit the car's drive...

 
 

Salina Murder Trial Set To Begin

By ksal-staff On Sat, 22 Mar 2014 22:12:59

Salina Murder Trial Set To Begin

A trial for One of three people accused in a Salina murder is set to begin in Saline County District Court. Jury selection is set to begin Monday in a trial for 33-year-old Dane DeWeese. Last spring 27-year-old Kristin Tyler of Salina went missing. The mother of four was missing two weeks before ...

 
 

US Flags stolen from Dodge City site

By associated-press On Sat, 22 Mar 2014 21:30:40

US Flags stolen from Dodge City site

Thieves broke into a VFW shed in Dodge City and stole dozens of American flags that fly at a local cemetery to honor veterans. The flags, which were reported stolen earlier this week, are installed at the Maple Grove Cemetery Avenue of Flags, where each of the flag poles was erected in memory of ...

 
 

Incentives to help housing expansion in Dodge City

By associated-press On Sat, 22 Mar 2014 18:54:50

Incentives to help housing expansion in Dodge City

The tight housing market in Dodge City is poised to ease a bit for potential buyers and renters. The City Commission has approved an estimated $2.2 million worth of state incentives for two major developments. One will consist of 65 duplex, quadplex and triplex homes that are expected to sell ...

 
 
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