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Kansans Ready To Hit The Road

By ksal-staff On Thu, 29 Aug 2013 11:46:00

Kansans Ready To Hit The Road

The roads and highways will be busy around the state this weekend as many will take advantage of the last long weekend of the summer. According to AAA Kansas, 34.1 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the upcoming Labor Day holiday, a 4.2 percent increase from the 32.7...

 
 

Top Kansas Democrat Questions Brownback’s Court Nominee

By associated-press On Thu, 29 Aug 2013 01:05:28

Top Kansas Democrat Questions Brownback’s Court Nominee

The Kansas Senate's top Democrat questions whether Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's nominee for the state Court of Appeals is qualified for the position. Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley said Wednesday that Caleb Stegall isn't qualified to serve on the state's second-highest court if one or ...

 
 

The American Jobs Crisis

By ksal-staff On Wed, 28 Aug 2013 18:54:21

The American Jobs Crisis

Glenn Mollette: On any given day, Congress debates cutting entitlement programs versus strengthening them. Programs such as food stamps and supplemental nutrition for women, infants and children are part of the debate. Free lunch programs feed as many as 60% of children in some impoverished cou...

 
 

BTK Murder House Sells At Auction

By associated-press On Wed, 28 Aug 2013 14:34:02

BTK Murder House Sells At Auction

The house where one of the victims of the BTK serial killer was murdered has sold at auction for far less than its appraised value. The Park City home sold Tuesday to the highest bidder for $35,000. The three-bedroom home had been appraised for about $60,000. Auctioneer Jack Newcom reminded t...

 
 

Lawrence Prohibits Couches On Front Porches

By associated-press On Wed, 28 Aug 2013 12:51:58

Lawrence Prohibits Couches On Front Porches

Students in Lawrence will no longer be able to hang out on couches on their front porches. The Lawrence City Commission on Tuesday passed a citywide ban on upholstered furniture on porches, decks and patios. The city says landlords, not tenants, will be fined for violating the ban at rental prop...

 
 

Child Dies At Day Care

By associated-press On Wed, 28 Aug 2013 12:49:50

Child Dies At Day Care

Police say an 11-month-old boy died after being found unresponsive at a day care center. Firefighters were called to the Advantage Child Care Center Tuesday afternoon in Kansas City, Kan. KMBC reports (http://bit.ly/1cg9uwg ) workers said the toddler had been fussy and they thought he might be...

 
 

Officials Urge Water Safety

By associated-press On Wed, 28 Aug 2013 11:11:59

Officials Urge Water Safety

In a season with an abnormally large amount of drownings officials are stressing water safety as the last big weekend of summer approaches. The Army Corps of Engineers is urging boaters to be cautious over the Labor Day holiday weekend. The corps' Kansas City District says there have been 14 w...

 
 

School Bus Driver Fired For Leaving Kids Behind

By associated-press On Wed, 28 Aug 2013 08:48:52

School Bus Driver Fired For Leaving Kids Behind

A northwest Kansas school bus driver has been fired after leaving two young siblings locked in the bus, making for what one of them called a "bad day." KSNW-TV reports that the incident happened Monday in Hays, where 6 year old Kaden Dempsey and his 5 year old sister, Macey, were riding a bus for...

 
 

Ex-Senator Ponders Run For Kansas Secretary of State

By associated-press On Wed, 28 Aug 2013 01:21:37

Ex-Senator Ponders Run For Kansas Secretary of State

Former Republican state Sen. Jean Schodorf is considering a run for Kansas secretary of state next year as a Democrat. The Wichita Eagle reports that Schodorf said she's studying whether a challenge to Republican Secretary of State Kris Kobach would be viable. The Wichita resident became a Democr...

 
 

Kansas Senator Says President Must Strike Syria

By associated-press On Wed, 28 Aug 2013 01:12:18

Kansas Senator Says President Must Strike Syria

Senator Pat Roberts says he doubts the U.S. can avoid a military strike in Syria following reports that its government used chemical weapons in the civil war there. But the Kansas Republican also said Tuesday that President Barack Obama should address the nation and get the consent of Congress fo...

 
 
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