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Local Man Scammed

By ksal-staff On Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:10:21

Local Man Scammed

A Salina man is scammed over $700 via the internet. According to Captain Mike Sweeney a 55-year-old man contacted Salina Police on April 4th after realizing he had been fooled by thieves. The man applied for a $2000 loan on the website eloans.com to find out it was a fraudulent site. Upon appl...

 
 

Kansas Testing Continues Despite Problems

By associated-press On Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:18:00

Kansas Testing Continues Despite Problems

Kansas student testing is moving forward despite several hurdles, from computer problems to cyber attacks. After the tests in mathematics, science and reading started March 10, system glitches prevented many schools from completing the federally mandated tests. Once those issues were fixed, the t...

 
 

School Funding Bill Takes Teacher Tenure Away

By associated-press On Mon, 07 Apr 2014 10:42:24

School Funding Bill Takes Teacher Tenure Away

Kansas lawmakers have given final approval to a plan that would increase aid to poor school districts and eliminate tenure for public school teachers. The House voted 63-57 on Sunday to approve a compromise bill drafted by Republicans in both legislative chambers. The Senate earlier backed the bi...

 
 

Kansas massage parlor worker faces sentencing

By associated-press On Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:07:41

Kansas massage parlor worker faces sentencing

A former Wichita massage parlor worker ensnared in a sex trafficking scheme faces sentencing. Xiuqing Tian (shoo-ching tee-AHN') of Framingham, Mass., has a hearing Monday in federal court in Wichita. She pleaded guilty in November to helping induce an immigrant to reside unlawfully in the United...

 
 

Kansas governor to help launch tourism campaign

By associated-press On Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:06:00

Kansas governor to help launch tourism campaign

Gov. Sam Brownback and Kansas tourism officials are planning an event in Wichita this week to launch this year's promotional campaign for promoting the state's destinations. The event is scheduled for Wednesday morning at Exploration Place in Wichita. Brownback and the other officials are unveili...

 
 

Missing Topeka man found dead

By associated-press On Mon, 07 Apr 2014 03:44:26

Missing Topeka man found dead

Authorities say a Topeka man reported missing recently has been found dead in northeast Kansas. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Jackson County authorities were notified Sunday about a missing Topeka man who was reportedly headed to Jackson County. Jackson County Sheriff's deputies and ...

 
 

Wichita to consider water supply options

By associated-press On Mon, 07 Apr 2014 03:41:56

Wichita to consider water supply options

The Wichita City Council is expected to consider several options for the city's long-term water supply. The Wichita Eagle reports the council on Tuesday will hear from public works officials who'll present several options for a new long-term water source. The options were still being fine-tuned l...

 
 

Dancers Unite To Fight Cancer

By ksal-staff On Mon, 07 Apr 2014 00:04:10

Dancers Unite To Fight Cancer

Dance schools and dancers from around the area united for a common cause Sunday afternoon in Salina. "Dancers For Pediatric Cancer" brought them together to strut their stuff, and raise funds for cancer. Some of the best dancers and groups from each school performed. Grade school aged dancers, ad...

 
 

Sedgwick County jail starts mentoring program

By associated-press On Sun, 06 Apr 2014 16:39:33

Sedgwick County jail starts mentoring program

Sedgwick County has started a mentoring program aimed at helping the jail inmates transition back into the community. The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office says the new program is designed to help inmates change their thinking and guide their actions in a positive way. Ten inmates recently graduat...

 
 

Prom Night To Remember

By ksal-staff On Sun, 06 Apr 2014 12:49:28

Prom Night To Remember

It was the most formal of occasions Saturday night in Salina. Juniors and Seniors from Salina Central, Salina South, and Salina Sacred Heart High Schools dressed in their the finest and gathered to celebrate prom. Students from Salina Central gathered at the Salina Country Club to promenade insid...

 
 
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