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Hospital Won’t Resume Kidney Transplants

By toddpittenger On Mon, 05 May 2014 11:21:58

Hospital Won’t Resume Kidney Transplants

A Wichita hospital has decided not to restart its kidney transplant program and instead focus its resources on areas where more people are affected. Via Christi officials intend to beef up the hospital's primary care facilities and behavioral health services, which serve far more patients than th...

 
 

Schools Seek Changes To Lunch Rules

By associated-press On Mon, 05 May 2014 11:17:14

Schools Seek Changes To Lunch Rules

School nutrition directors across the country say government-mandated changes to cafeteria menus have been expensive and difficult to put in place. Starting next school year, all grains served in schools will have to be whole-grain rich, or more than half whole grain. That includes pastas, rolls,...

 
 

Lawrence most expensive in Kansas

By associated-press On Mon, 05 May 2014 02:13:37

Lawrence most expensive in Kansas

New government figures show Lawrence is the most expensive metro area in Kansas. Numbers released recently by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis show that although the city's cost of living is lower than the national average, it's higher than in any other metro area in Kansas. Lawrence resid...

 
 

Kansas resident goes far to hunt, sell mushrooms

By associated-press On Sun, 04 May 2014 17:20:34

Kansas resident goes far to hunt, sell mushrooms

A northeast Kansas resident roams eight states with the start of each spring. He hauls a refrigerated trailer, lives in a tent and looks for the morel mushrooms that he's hunted since childhood. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that 40-year-old Ryan Gregg, of Lawrence, collected nearly 1,800 po...

 
 

Koch brothers decline invite for climate debate

By associated-press On Sun, 04 May 2014 17:14:20

Koch brothers decline invite for climate debate

Conservative billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch are turning down an invitation extended in a full-page ad in their hometown newspaper asking them to join a public debate on climate change. The Wichita Eagle reports  that Friday's advertisement was placed by NextGen Climate Change, a gro...

 
 

Smoky Hill Sportsman Expo Tickets On Sale

By ksal-staff On Sun, 04 May 2014 14:02:02

Smoky Hill Sportsman Expo Tickets On Sale

Tickets for a first of its kind outdoors event in Salina go on sale Monday. The three day Smoky Hills Sportsman Expo is coming to the Bicentennial Center in August. American Country Awards nominee Craig Campbell takes the stage Friday, August 22 at 7:00 PM, part of the headline concert for the th...

 
 

US teachers nowhere as diverse as their students

By associated-press On Sun, 04 May 2014 13:54:56

US teachers nowhere as diverse as their students

New research shows that U.S. teachers are nowhere near as diverse as their students. The diversity gap comes as the number of minority students in public schools is on the rise. Almost half the students in the public system are minorities. Studies from the Center for American Progress and the ...

 
 

CKF Campaign Receives Large Donation

By ksal-staff On Sun, 04 May 2014 13:31:50

CKF Campaign Receives Large Donation

About a weeks ago, a Salina organization that cooperates with multiple agencies in treating substance abuse announced an expansion project and fund raising campaign. A large donation has already been made to the Central Kansas Foundations's Pathfinder@50 Capital Campaign. According to the organiz...

 
 

Feds arrest man charged in Kansas meth case

By associated-press On Sat, 03 May 2014 23:34:42

Feds arrest man charged in Kansas meth case

Authorities have arrested a man charged with using a rural Douglas County home to produce methamphetamine. The Lawrence Journal-World reports Benito Olivas-Yanez was arrested Wednesday in Olathe. He's one of 17 defendants indicted in December as part of a conspiracy federal prosecutors say spanne...

 
 

Kansas official won’t block Roberts from ballot

By associated-press On Sat, 03 May 2014 20:26:11

Kansas official won’t block Roberts from ballot

Secretary of State Kris Kobach says he has no power under Kansas law to keep U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts off the ballot in the state's Republican primary. Roberts filed Friday for his fourth, six-year term in the Senate. He submitted the necessary paperwork shortly after tea party challenger Milton Wol...

 
 
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