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Well-Worn Flag Stars Honor Troops

By associated-press On Wed, 01 Jan 2014 22:35:58

Well-Worn Flag Stars Honor Troops

Two Kansas women are using well-worn American flags to honor U.S. troops and veterans. Alicia Gordon and Anne Newkold, both from the Wichita area, take part in a national project called Stars for Our Troops. It involves carefully removing embroidered stars from the flags. The women then put the s...

 
 

Stick to New Years Resolutions?

By joan-jerkovich On Wed, 01 Jan 2014 13:00:38

Stick to New Years Resolutions?

Every New Year I make resolutions I end up abandoning within a month or two. I like the idea of starting the New Year off fresh setting goals for better habits but wonder if I should even bother since they don’t go far. How can I follow through better with my New Years Resolutions? Don’t we a...

 
 

Cowboys Make Great Wildcats

By ksal-staff On Wed, 01 Jan 2014 12:00:16

Cowboys Make Great Wildcats

The home team is behind by one point with just over two minutes to play. A conference victory and eligibility for a bowl game are on the line, but it doesn’t look good for the home team. They have the ball, but way back at their own 32 yard line. These are the types of games and close finishes tha...

 
 

Kansas Slightly Ahead of Tax Revenue Target For December

By associated-press On Wed, 01 Jan 2014 01:25:14

Kansas Slightly Ahead of Tax Revenue Target For December

Kansas revenue officials say the state took in $3.3 million more in taxes than anticipated in December and collections met expectations for the past six months. The Department of Revenue reported Tuesday that the state collected $550 million in taxes in December, when the state's official financi...

 
 

Regents to Reconsider New Social Media Policy

By associated-press On Wed, 01 Jan 2014 01:23:56

Regents to Reconsider New Social Media Policy

The Kansas Board of Regents is taking another look at a new social media policy that was devised in the wake of criticism about a journalism professor's anti-NRA tweet. A news release Tuesday says that board chairman Fred Logan is requesting a workgroup to review the policy. Under it, a universit...

 
 

$1M Raffle Ticket Sold in South-Central Kansas

By associated-press On Wed, 01 Jan 2014 01:22:07

$1M Raffle Ticket Sold in South-Central Kansas

The Kansas Lottery says a $1 million ticket has been sold in south-central Kansas. Lottery officials announced Tuesday that the winning Holiday Millionaire Raffle ticket number is 120298. Besides the $1 million prize, there were 25 winners of $5,000, 25 winners of $1,000, and 2,500 winners of $10...

 
 

Child Who Suffered Electrical Shock Passes Away

By ksal-staff On Tue, 31 Dec 2013 20:48:50

Child Who Suffered Electrical Shock Passes Away

A child who suffered an electrical shock last spring during a rainstorm in Downtown Salina has passed away. The family of 11-year-old Jayden Hicks announced on the "Prayers for Jayden" Facebook page that she died at 3:56 Tuesday morning. Back on May 29th Jayden and a group of friends were play...

 
 

Salina Business Scammed

By ksal-staff On Tue, 31 Dec 2013 19:56:44

Salina Business Scammed

A Salina man's stolen identity is used to scam a lender out of $1,000. According to Police Captain Mike Sweeney, 55-year-old James Reynolds contacted police this week, after a call from Speedy Cash, 1220 W. Crawford. Staff at the Salina location called Reynolds to inform him he had not made a ...

 
 

Gay Couples Sue to Overturn Kan. Tax Filing Policy

By associated-press On Tue, 31 Dec 2013 19:42:55

Gay Couples Sue to Overturn Kan. Tax Filing Policy

Two married gay couples have filed a lawsuit to overturn a Kansas policy that prevents them from filing joint state income tax returns. The lawsuit in Shawnee County District Court contends that the Department of Revenue's policy is discriminatory and violates the couple's rights to equal protect...

 
 

University Sees Growth in Private, Research Funds

By ksal-staff On Tue, 31 Dec 2013 17:15:32

University Sees Growth in Private, Research Funds

University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little says the university's efforts to raise higher education funds from private donors and research grants continue at a brisk pace, but she cautions that state support is still critical. Gray-Little tells The Topeka Capital-Journal that while out...

 
 
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