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Kansas Lottery Players Hoping For Lucky Friday The 13th

By ksal-staff On Fri, 13 Dec 2013 16:25:13

Kansas Lottery Players Hoping For Lucky Friday The 13th

Kansas Lottery players are hoping Friday the 13th will be a lucky day for them, as they line up to get their tickets for a chance to win a $400 million Mega Millions jackpot! The cash option for tonight’s monster jackpot is an estimated $216.4 million. If captured, the $400 million jackpot would ...

 
 

Some Lawmakers To Fight Wind Incentives

By associated-press On Fri, 13 Dec 2013 15:00:07

Some Lawmakers To Fight Wind Incentives

Some conservative leaders in the Kansas Legislature say they will try again during the next session to stop the state from requiring utilities to buy more wind power. Supporters of wind power say that action would hurt an industry that has potential for big growth in Kansas. A 2009 law requi...

 
 

FHSU Starts $8 Million Scholarship Drive

By associated-press On Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:20:54

FHSU Starts $8 Million Scholarship Drive

Fort Hays State University is launching an effort to raise $8 million for scholarships for students. University officials announced the one-year Power of One Scholarship Campaign effort Wednesday. President Edward Hammond has made providing aid for students a top priority during his 27 year...

 
 

Kansas Man Gets Life In Prison For Soldier’s Death

By associated-press On Fri, 13 Dec 2013 14:18:15

Kansas Man Gets Life In Prison For Soldier’s Death

A Manhattan man was sentenced to life in prison for killing a Fort Riley soldier and injuring four others outside an apartment complex. Forty-three-year-old Matthew Wilson was sentenced Thursday to life plus a consecutive sentence of nearly 26 years in prison. He pleaded no contest in October to...

 
 

Overslept, Lost Job?

By joan-jerkovich On Fri, 13 Dec 2013 13:00:07

Overslept, Lost Job?

I like to sleep, but the other day I slept until 11am and missed work! This was my final notice. I blame late night TV watching. How can I kick the TV habit at night? If you’ve been fired for being late to work too many times, this is a problem for you. The cure to most bad habits can be to suf...

 
 

Flu Season Starting A Little More Normal

By associated-press On Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:18:46

Flu Season Starting A Little More Normal

Health officials say the flu season seems to be getting off to more normal start this year. Reports of the flu have been increasing, particularly in the South. But it's nothing like last year, when flu hit early and very hard in early December. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on...

 
 

K-State Gets $5 Million Donation

By associated-press On Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:06:39

K-State Gets $5 Million Donation

Kansas State University is getting a $5 million donation from the estate of a retired U.S. Air Force colonel. The university says the gift from Manhattan resident Wayne McIntosh will go to construction of the university welcome center and multicultural initiatives. McIntosh attended K-State an...

 
 

Kansas Land Purchases Delayed by Council

By associated-press On Fri, 13 Dec 2013 01:03:25

Kansas Land Purchases Delayed by Council

Purchases of two large parcels of land in northeast and southeast Kansas have been placed on hold over concerns about the timing of the sales and lack of legislative input. The state finance council delayed its decision Thursday after several legislators on the council said some of their colleagu...

 
 

Chinese Scientists Accused Of Stealing KS Seed Samples

By associated-press On Thu, 12 Dec 2013 21:08:57

Chinese Scientists Accused Of Stealing KS Seed Samples

Two scientists from China have been charged with trying to steal seed samples from a company's research facility in Kansas. The office of the U.S. Attorney for Kansas said Thursday that 47-year-old Weiqiang Zhang, of Manhattan, and 63-year-old Wengui Yan, of Stuttgart, Ark. are each charged with...

 
 

Educators Planning To Fingerprint Teachers

By associated-press On Thu, 12 Dec 2013 17:05:21

Educators Planning To Fingerprint Teachers

The Kansas State Board of Education is drafting a plan that would require all teachers in the state to submit fingerprints and undergo extensive background checks, but some school districts are concerned about requiring more costs from their educators. Education Board attorney Scott Gordon says ...

 
 
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