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Morbid Obesity Prohibits Travel

By joan-jerkovich On Thu, 20 Feb 2014 13:00:35

Morbid Obesity Prohibits Travel

I love my wife of 26 years but it has been hard watching her gain weight over the years. She is now what her Doctor calls morbidly obese. While I’m happy with our life together and her weight doesn’t cause many problems at home, or we’ve just learned to adjust, when we travel her weight is a p...

 
 

Grocers Renew Push For Liquor Sales

By associated-press On Thu, 20 Feb 2014 12:28:01

Grocers Renew Push For Liquor Sales

Kansas legislators are facing another push to phase in sales of strong beer, wine and liquor at grocery and convenience stores. The House commerce committee had a hearing Wednesday on a bill to allow liquor store owners to sell their licenses to other retailers in the same county, starting in Jul...

 
 

Atlas Maps Status Of Kansas Lakes

By associated-press On Thu, 20 Feb 2014 12:24:14

Atlas Maps Status Of Kansas Lakes

A new atlas published by the Kansas Biological Survey provides information about the health of nearly 80 lakes and reservoirs around the state. The 240-page document compiles data and observations by the survey staff over more than a decade. It includes information about the condition of the lake...

 
 

Judge Warns Against Further Retaliation

By associated-press On Thu, 20 Feb 2014 12:21:38

Judge Warns Against Further Retaliation

A federal judge has warned a Canadian man convicted of identity theft against filing any more legal actions against people who testified against him in the criminal case. U.S. District Judge J. Thomas Marten stopped short Wednesday of issuing the formal injunction sought by prosecutors against 58...

 
 

Charges Filed In Radio Station Murder

By associated-press On Thu, 20 Feb 2014 12:16:47

Charges Filed In Radio Station Murder

A 31-year-old Wichita man is charged with first-degree murder in the death of an employee of Steckline Communications. Antwon D. Banks Sr. was charged Wednesday in the Feb. 9 death of 25-year-old Daniel Flores. Banks made his first appearance in Sedgwick County District Court Wednesday via a v...

 
 

Kansas House Panel Shortens, Adopts Climate Measure

By associated-press On Wed, 19 Feb 2014 20:53:55

Kansas House Panel Shortens, Adopts Climate Measure

A Kansas House committee has approved a resolution protesting President Barack Obama's plan on climate change after stripping out language suggesting the science behind it is flawed. The Energy and Environment Committee's voice vote Tuesday sends the measure to the House for debate. The nonbin...

 
 

Kansas House Panel to Review School Standards Bill

By associated-press On Wed, 19 Feb 2014 20:48:03

Kansas House Panel to Review School Standards Bill

A Kansas House committee is preparing to consider legislation that would bar use of the Common Core standards for reading and math in public schools. The bill scheduled for a hearing Wednesday by the House Education Committee would also create an advisory group to help develop new guidelines for ...

 
 

Kansas GOP Pushes for Changes in Local Elections

By associated-press On Wed, 19 Feb 2014 19:31:16

Kansas GOP Pushes for Changes in Local Elections

The Kansas Republican Party is pushing legislators to change the dates of local elections and make them partisan, but a GOP-dominated state Senate committee hasn't embraced the entire plan. The Senate Ethics and Elections Committee debated a bill Wednesday that would hold city and school board el...

 
 

2 Plead Guilty in High School Football Hazing

By associated-press On Wed, 19 Feb 2014 19:25:48

2 Plead Guilty in High School Football Hazing

Two 18-year-old Hutchinson High School students pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges in a hazing incident involving "branding" of some of the school's football players. Jaiden Casanova and Kendric Hudson pleaded guilty Tuesday to misdemeanor charges alleging they used hot hangers to brand four f...

 
 

Ready to Talk Dollars and Cents

By jeff-garretson On Wed, 19 Feb 2014 19:09:24

Ready to Talk Dollars and Cents

USD 305 Superintendent Bill Hall is inviting the public to a community meeting tonight at the District Office at 1511 Gypsum. Hall, stopped into the KSAL Morning News Wednesday with a look at some of the issues and numbers associated with the upcoming bond issue this spring. A meeting open to the...

 
 
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