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Facebook Post Criticized

By associated-press On Thu, 29 Oct 2015 00:32:16

Facebook Post Criticized

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The spokeswoman for the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services is facing criticism over a Facebook posting in which she used the phrase "slow learners" while criticizing a proposed voter registration program. Agency Secretary Kari Bruffett said in an email Wedne...

 
 

Kansas Pushes Legislature Record

By associated-press On Wed, 28 Oct 2015 21:39:36

Kansas Pushes Legislature Record

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas is among relatively few states in which legislators don't provide live video or audio of at least some of their meetings to the public. Two Republican legislators have been pushing the idea in recent years. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that law...

 
 

Health Officials Bash Plan to Ask About Immigration Status

By associated-press On Wed, 28 Oct 2015 21:39:16

Health Officials Bash Plan to Ask About Immigration Status

Health officials have concerns about a proposal under consideration by the Sedgwick County Commission to ask about the immigration status of people seeking immunizations and disease screenings at the county health department clinics. They fear such a move would jeopardize the health of the entire co...

 
 

Kansas Awaits Results of Tax Amnesty Program

By associated-press On Wed, 28 Oct 2015 21:35:07

Kansas Awaits Results of Tax Amnesty Program

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas officials won't learn for weeks whether a six-week tax amnesty program raised the $30 million that legislators anticipated. Department of Revenue spokeswoman Jeannine Koranda said Tuesday that the agency is still processing paper amnesty applications. She sa...

 
 

Kansas Town Hopes to Heat Up

By associated-press On Wed, 28 Oct 2015 21:33:37

Kansas Town Hopes to Heat Up

MAPLETON, Kan. (AP) - A small community in Kansas that lost its natural gas service earlier this year hopes a federal grant to update their heating systems will come before temperatures drop this winter. Kansas Public Radio reports that the grant would pay for the city of Mapleton to c...

 
 

Wichita Debates on Immigrant Health

By associated-press On Wed, 28 Oct 2015 21:31:58

Wichita Debates on Immigrant Health

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Health officials have concerns about a proposal under consideration by the Sedgwick County Commission to ask about the immigration status of people seeking immunizations and disease screenings at the county health department clinics. They fear such a move would jeopardize t...

 
 

Bank Robber Facing Federal Charges

By associated-press On Wed, 28 Oct 2015 21:29:19

Bank Robber Facing Federal Charges

SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) - A suburban Kansas City man faces federal charges in an Overland Park bank robbery. The U.S. attorney's office says 19-year-old Mamoudou M. Kaba, of Shawnee, was indicted Wednesday on one count of bank robbery and one count of brandishing a firearm during a robbery....

 
 

8 Signs You’re In A Rebound Relationship That’s Doomed To Fail

By joan-jerkovich On Wed, 28 Oct 2015 19:08:02

8 Signs You’re In A Rebound Relationship That’s Doomed To Fail

Your first date was amazing, until you hear they just got out of a long-term relationship and you're their first. Their first date, that is, after their breakup. The red caution flag will go up if you don't want to be the rebound relationship that distracts them while they take time getting over ...

 
 

School Report Shows Dip in Math Scores for Kansas Students

By associated-press On Wed, 28 Oct 2015 16:46:08

School Report Shows Dip in Math Scores for Kansas Students

Kansas schoolchildren are faring worse on a test known as the nation's report card. The state's performance dip follows a national trend of falling scores on the National Assessment of Educational progress or NAEP. The scores were released Wednesday. They show that the math scores of Kansas f...

 
 

Boo-Rama on Friday

By ksal-staff On Wed, 28 Oct 2015 16:04:31

Boo-Rama on Friday

Salina's Downtown will come alive on Friday afternoon from 4pm to 5:30pm as trick-or-treaters visit Santa Fe businesses during the annual Boo-Rama event. Penny Bettles with Downtown Salina tells KSAL News that a large crowd is expected on Friday as merchants open up bags of treats for hundreds o...

 
 
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