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Dorothy Dress Sells For $1.56 Million

By ksal-staff On Tue, 24 Nov 2015 14:09:20

Dorothy Dress Sells For $1.56 Million

A piece of Hollywood history sold at auction for a big price. The blue-and-white dress Judy Garland wore as Dorothy in "The Wizard of Oz" sold Monday for $1.56 million in New York. Bonhams Auctions had that piece along with nearly 400 others up for sale. The dress went to a phone bidder and cr...

 
 

Kansans Ready To Travel

By ksal-staff On Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:00:37

Kansans Ready To Travel

Roads in Kansas are starting to fill with holiday travelers. According to AAA Kansas, the roads and skies will still be plenty stuffed. AAA Travel forecasts 46.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving holiday, a 0.6 percent increase over the 46.6 mill...

 
 

Poor Equipment, Weather Cause Plane Crash

By associated-press On Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:57:52

Poor Equipment, Weather Cause Plane Crash

DERBY, Kan. (AP) —  A new report says a plane crash that killed a California traveling pastor and his longtime pilot in 2013 near Derby was the result of the pilot attempting to navigate icy conditions with malfunctioning controls. The National Transportation Safety Board report also says 49-y...

 
 

Amnesty Program For Suspended Drivers

By associated-press On Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:48:28

Amnesty Program For Suspended Drivers

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita Municipal Court is offering an amnesty program next month for drivers whose licenses have been suspended for failing to pay or go to court for a traffic citation. The program will run from Dec. 4 to Dec. 30, during which fees and traffic-related warrants will be wai...

 
 

Topeka Calls for Foster Care Reform

By associated-press On Tue, 24 Nov 2015 03:57:52

Topeka Calls for Foster Care Reform

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A lobbyist for a Kansas police association has expressed concerns over the way state social workers handle foster care. Ed Klumpp of the Kansas Association of Chiefs of Police told state lawmakers that social workers with the Department for Children and Families ca...

 
 

Kansas Makes Engineering Push

By associated-press On Tue, 24 Nov 2015 03:41:47

Kansas Makes Engineering Push

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas is moving toward a goal of increasing the number of college graduates majoring in engineering. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Kansas has a multiyear plan to increase college degrees in engineering to 1,365 annually by 2021. That compares with 875 in ...

 
 

Sedgwick County Health Draws Scrutiny

By associated-press On Tue, 24 Nov 2015 03:25:04

Sedgwick County Health Draws Scrutiny

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett has blocked a recall effort against a county commissioner who has refused to accept millions of dollars in grants for local health programs. Bennett announced Monday that the petition for an election seeking the recall...

 
 

Rubio Files for Kansas Caucus

By associated-press On Tue, 24 Nov 2015 03:15:41

Rubio Files for Kansas Caucus

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Sen. Marco Rubio has filed for the Kansas Republican President caucus, making him the sixth presidential contender to file in the state. He joins former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Sen. Ted Cruz, Donald Trump and Ben Carson. The caucus wil...

 
 

Woman Choked in Fight

By ksal-staff On Mon, 23 Nov 2015 19:01:26

Woman Choked in Fight

A Salina man is arrested after an argument turned violent. Police arrested 24-year-old Sawyer A. Reinert on Saturday after officers were called to a disturbance in a south Salina home at about 12:40am. Police allege Reinert strangled a female acquaintance and broke a Scentsy pot during the fra...

 
 

Fort Riley’s New Hospital Faces More Delays

By associated-press On Mon, 23 Nov 2015 18:45:11

Fort Riley’s New Hospital Faces More Delays

The opening of Fort Riley's new hospital faces another delay. The new hospital would replace the Irwin Army Community Hospital, the oldest Army hospital in the nation. The Manhattan Mercury reports that the new hospital was originally scheduled to open in 2012 and was later scheduled to open i...

 
 
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