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Brownback files for new term as Kansas governor

By associated-press On Sat, 17 May 2014 19:00:57

Brownback files for new term as Kansas governor

Gov. Sam Brownback has filed for re-election, saying that under his watch Kansas has become a lighthouse for the nation. Brownback and Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer filled out the necessary paperwork Thursday morning to ensure that their ticket is on the Aug. 5 Republican primary ballot. They were join...

 
 

Ellsworth County Man Killed In Crash

By ksal-staff On Sat, 17 May 2014 13:48:47

Ellsworth County Man Killed In Crash

An Ellsworth County man is killed in a crash on Friday. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 66-year-old James Thack from Holyrood was driving a Ford F150 pickup truck headed south on 5th Road in rural Ellsworth County. He failed to yield as he crossed K156 Highway, pulled in front of a semi, ...

 
 

Teen to be tried in death of Lawrence businessman

By associated-press On Sat, 17 May 2014 09:43:45

Teen to be tried in death of Lawrence businessman

A 19-year-old Lawrence woman has been order to stand trial for the throat-cutting death of a 52-year-old businessman in the home they shared. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Sarah Gonzales McLinn was bound over on charges of first-degree murder and theft following a preliminary hearing Fr...

 
 

First lady in Kansas for 2 student events

By associated-press On Sat, 17 May 2014 09:41:11

First lady in Kansas for 2 student events

First lady Michelle Obama says young people who've grown up with diversity must lead a national fight against prejudice and discrimination. She told high school graduates in Topeka, Kansas, on Friday that the historic Brown v. Board of Education ruling against school segregation is "still being d...

 
 

Kobach Part of New Kansas Gun Firm

By associated-press On Fri, 16 May 2014 23:10:41

Kobach Part of New Kansas Gun Firm

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says his involvement in a new firearms manufacturing firm in northeast Kansas stems from his interest in hunting and shooting and not to set up a challenge to federal laws. The Hutchinson News reports that Kobach is listed as a shareholder in Minuteman Defens...

 
 

Kansas Feedlot Cattle Numbers Lowest Since 1999

By associated-press On Fri, 16 May 2014 23:08:48

Kansas Feedlot Cattle Numbers Lowest Since 1999

A new government report shows major Kansas feedlots are feeding the fewest number of cattle since 1999 for the month of May. The National Agricultural Statistics Service says feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more head contained 2.01 million cattle on May 1. That inventory is down 3 percent...

 
 

Brownback Signs Kansas Budget Bill

By associated-press On Fri, 16 May 2014 23:05:57

Brownback Signs Kansas Budget Bill

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has vetoed a $5 million transfer from the state's share of a national tobacco settlement that legislators sought to divert to the Kansas Bioscience Authority. The governor announced Friday that he had made that veto and four others while signing the remainder of the ...

 
 

Friend Stealing Candy?

By joan-jerkovich On Fri, 16 May 2014 18:32:28

Friend Stealing Candy?

Last time I went to the movies with a group of friends, one of them stole candy from the counter. I’m not close friends with the guy who stole but I still want to hang out with the rest of the group. I don’t want to be guilty by association. What should I do? You, and your parents, should fee...

 
 

Restroom Break Leads to Arrest

By ksal-staff On Fri, 16 May 2014 18:07:02

Restroom Break Leads to Arrest

A Salina father is charged with child endangerment after leaving his one, and five year old children locked in a car. According to Captain Jim Norton, officers were called to the Big Lots Store, 2450 S. 9th on Thursday just before 7pm, after a concerned citizen called police to report two childre...

 
 

President to Host Brown v. Board Families, Lawyers

By associated-press On Fri, 16 May 2014 17:41:22

President to Host Brown v. Board Families, Lawyers

President Barack Obama is commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court's landmark Brown vs. Board of Education school desegregation decision by meeting with families of the plaintiffs in the case as well as the lead attorneys and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. Obama will host the group,...

 
 
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