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Efforts to Repeal Common Core Gain Steam in Kansas

By staff On Sun, 13 Mar 2016 11:05:45

Efforts to Repeal Common Core Gain Steam in Kansas

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - An effort to repeal national educational standards in math and reading is moving forward in the Kansas Legislature. The House Education Committee approved a bill last month that would prohibit school districts from using Common Core standards. The Kansas Department of Educatio...

 
 

Kansas City a Finalist For Federal Transportation Award

By staff On Sun, 13 Mar 2016 10:59:39

Kansas City a Finalist For Federal Transportation Award

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Transportation says Kansas City is among seven finalists for a $50 million award. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in a statement Saturday that Kansas City is a finalist in the "Beyond Traffic, Smart City Challenge," which is intended to he...

 
 

Donations Needed For Disable Vets Outdoor Activities

By ksal-staff On Sat, 12 Mar 2016 22:39:34

Donations Needed For Disable Vets Outdoor Activities

Our disabled veterans made enormous sacrifices ensuring our freedom and way of life and as a small token of our appreciation, the Kansas Legislature annually appropriates funding to provide them free hunting and fishing licenses. Any Kansas resident who is a military veteran with at least 30 percent...

 
 

Woman Pleads Guilty in Sex Trafficking of 17-Year-Old Girl

By staff On Sat, 12 Mar 2016 13:22:06

Woman Pleads Guilty in Sex Trafficking of 17-Year-Old Girl

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A 33-year-old Wichita woman charged in the sex trafficking of a 17-year-old girl has pleaded guilty in federal court. The Wichita Eagle reports that Natasha Harper pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of transporting a minor across state lines for the purpose of prostitution...

 
 

2 Proposals Would Mean Changed Funding for School Districts

By staff On Sat, 12 Mar 2016 13:18:46

2 Proposals Would Mean Changed Funding for School Districts

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A school funding proposal in the Kansas Senate would reduce funding for most of the state's school districts, while a bill introduced in the Kansas House would increase funding for a majority of districts. Senator Ty Masterson, the Senate's budget chairman, said this week his ...

 
 

Budget Restrictions to Kansas University Could Hurt Credit

By staff On Sat, 12 Mar 2016 13:16:19

Budget Restrictions to Kansas University Could Hurt Credit

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A credit rating agency says a restriction that lawmakers placed on the University of Kansas could affect the university's credit. The Legislature placed a provision in the budget, signed by Governor Sam Brownback last week, restricting the university from spending beyond its a...

 
 

Officer Fatally Shoots Man Holding Weapon on Kansas Highway

By staff On Sat, 12 Mar 2016 13:14:41

Officer Fatally Shoots Man Holding Weapon on Kansas Highway

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A law enforcement officer shot and killed a man after he got out of a vehicle and raised a firearm along an interstate in Kansas. Butler County Sheriff Kelly Herzet says officers received a report Friday afternoon of a man sitting in a pickup with a gun sticking out the windo...

 
 

Kansas DA Says Missouri Has Right to Try Suspect First

By staff On Sat, 12 Mar 2016 13:12:51

Kansas DA Says Missouri Has Right to Try Suspect First

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Kansas prosecutor says a man accused of killing four people in that state likely will be tried in Missouri first for killing a fifth person because that's where he's in custody. Wyandotte County District Attorney Jerome Gorman says as long as Missouri prosecutors are act...

 
 

Record Setting Match Madness Event

By ksal-staff On Fri, 11 Mar 2016 22:09:59

Record Setting Match Madness Event

Generous donors turned out to support Greater Salina Community Foundation’s Match Madness 2016 in an impactful way. The event set record numbers for participating charities: 67, donors: 623, and contributions: $202,313. A total of 1,204 gifts were made in support of the 67 charities. From 7a.m....

 
 

Salina Students Tour Cadaver Lab

By ksal-staff On Fri, 11 Mar 2016 21:40:26

Salina Students Tour Cadaver Lab

Students from Salina South High School recently toured the cadaver lab and biology department at Cloud County Community College. The college offers these cadaver visits as a way to get high school students more interested in studying biology and other sciences at the college level. The students g...

 
 
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