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Experts Warn Of Snow Shoveling Dangers

By associated-press On Tue, 04 Feb 2014 13:06:21

Experts Warn Of Snow Shoveling Dangers

Health experts at the University of Kansas Hospital are warning people to avoid overtaxing their hearts while shoveling snow. With a winter storm bearing down on the region, the hospital said in a statement Monday that people clearing snow should be alert to dizziness, extreme fatigue, faintness ...

 
 

Extreme Weather Worries Livestock Producers

By associated-press On Tue, 04 Feb 2014 13:03:45

Extreme Weather Worries Livestock Producers

The National Agricultural Statistics Service says declining stock water supplies and extreme weather swings were the biggest concerns for Kansas livestock producers last month. In its monthly wintertime update, the agency reported Monday that cattle and calf losses were 13 percent below normal, 8...

 
 

Bill Would Allow Terrorists To Be Sued

By associated-press On Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:58:26

Bill Would Allow Terrorists To Be Sued

Kansas legislators are considering anti-terrorism legislation inspired partly by an alleged suicide bomb plot at a Wichita airport foiled in December. A bill heard Monday by the House Corrections and Juvenile Justice Committee would allow victims to sue convicted terrorists. The bill would let vi...

 
 

Kansas AG Joins EPA Regulation Appeal

By associated-press On Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:54:47

Kansas AG Joins EPA Regulation Appeal

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has joined other states in appealing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed regulation of nutrients in runoff from farms and lawns. Schmidt says he filed a brief Monday in a federal appeals court in Philadelphia in a lawsuit by the American Farm ...

 
 

Changes Sought For Endangered Animals

By associated-press On Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:52:59

Changes Sought For Endangered Animals

Republicans in Congress say a 40-year-old law meant to protect animals and plants from extinction has become bogged down by litigation and is in desperate need of an overhaul. A group of 13 GOP lawmakers plans to release a report Tuesday detailing their proposed changes to the Endangered Species ...

 
 

Snow Expected Throughout The Day

By ksal-staff On Tue, 04 Feb 2014 12:37:44

Snow Expected Throughout The Day

Snow than began to fall overnight will continue throughout the day Tuesday. According to the National Weather Service, snow will continue through the day and end tonight. The heaviest snowfall totals will be in the morning and early afternoon across the area. The highest snow totals will fal...

 
 

Plugged Chimney Prompts Fire Call

By toddpittenger On Tue, 04 Feb 2014 02:11:04

Plugged Chimney Prompts Fire Call

Salina firefighters responded to the report of a possible fire in East Salina Monday evening. At around 7:00 crews responded to an apartment complex at 750 Fairdale. Salina Fire Marshal Roger Williams told KSAL News at the scene that crews responded to a report of smoke coming out of the soffits...

 
 

Brownback Closes Offices Ahead of Winter Storm

By associated-press On Tue, 04 Feb 2014 01:35:03

Brownback Closes Offices Ahead of Winter Storm

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has ordered state offices in the Topeka area to remain closed Tuesday and the Legislature has canceled its meetings because of an impending winter storm. Brownback said Monday that he's closing state offices in Shawnee County to keep roads as clear as possible of traffic...

 
 

Be Prepared For Winter Storm

By ksal-staff On Mon, 03 Feb 2014 22:31:19

Be Prepared For Winter Storm

With a major winter storm system forecast to hit the state officials are urging all Kansans to make sure they are prepared. “This storm is looking to be the largest winter storm we have had in 2014,” said Governor Sam Brownback. “Although the storm will hit most of the state, the most affec...

 
 

Inmates On Restrictions After Disruption

By associated-press On Mon, 03 Feb 2014 21:58:52

Inmates On Restrictions After Disruption

Maximum-security inmates at a northeast Kansas prison have been placed on restrictions after what officials called a weekend "disruption." Kansas Department of Corrections spokesman Jeremy Barclay said Monday that maximum-security inmates at the Lansing Correctional Facility were involved in a d...

 
 
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