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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 ...

 
 

Items Stolen From Car At Truck Stop

By ksal-staff On Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:57:13

Items Stolen From Car At Truck Stop

Police are investigating a theft from a vehicle parked outside a Salina truck stop. Police say that 41-year-old Robert Gaston from Eldorado reported a theft from his 1999 Ford Taurus. Gaston reports that he parked his car outside the Bosselman Travel Center at 1944 North 9th Street at 1:45 Wed...

 
 

Gallery Seats Available To See Mike Huckabee In Salina

By ksal-staff On Thu, 12 Dec 2013 15:02:26

Gallery Seats Available To See Mike Huckabee In Salina

Gallery seating is now available to see Mike Huckabee speak in Salina. According to the Salina Area Chamber of Commerce, open gallery seating is being made available for their Annual Banquet and Membership Meeting, Thursday, February 6, 2014 featuring the former Governor of Arkansas, Mike Huckabe...

 
 

Escaped Kansas Flamingo Seen In Texas

By associated-press On Thu, 12 Dec 2013 14:12:27

Escaped Kansas Flamingo Seen In Texas

A flamingo that escaped from the Sedgwick County Zoo in 2005 has been spotted again, this time in Texas. A Massachusetts birder says the flamingo, known as No. 492 because of the number on its leg band, was seen last week off the Texas Gulf Coast. The bird was with a companion, a Yucatan-born Ca...

 
 

Stalked by Person Gave Holiday Money To?

By joan-jerkovich On Thu, 12 Dec 2013 13:00:05

Stalked by Person Gave Holiday Money To?

During the Holidays, in the spirit of generosity, I will give money to people who I know need help. I recently did this for someone, but now I regret it, because they have started showing up everywhere wanting more. I don’t want to say I’m being stalked, but this person has now made posts on my ...

 
 

KU Censures Scientist Over Plagiarism Allegations

By associated-press On Thu, 12 Dec 2013 12:36:50

KU Censures Scientist Over Plagiarism Allegations

The University of Kansas has censured a former senior scientist in the Kansas Geological Survey over plagiarism allegations. A university committee found that Marios Sophocleous, a hydrology scientist, engaged in plagiarism and self-plagiarism in seven journal articles dealing with hydrology and ...

 
 

Kansas National Guard Soldiers Headed To Kosovo

By associated-press On Thu, 12 Dec 2013 12:29:11

Kansas National Guard Soldiers Headed To Kosovo

Approximately two dozen soldiers of the National Guard's 35th Infantry Division will soon be heading to Kosovo to fill positions in an ongoing NATO peacekeeping mission. The first of the soldiers will be honored in a departure ceremony Saturday at Fort Leavenworth where the division is headquarte...

 
 

Volunteers Sought For Cheyenne Bottoms Bird Count

By ksal-staff On Thu, 12 Dec 2013 12:26:20

Volunteers Sought For Cheyenne Bottoms Bird Count

Kansas environmental officials are seeking volunteers to help count birds at Cheyenne Bottoms near Great Bend from Saturday through the first week of January. The Christmas Bird Count is an annual tradition across the U.S. More than 40 such counts are held across Kansas. The Kansas Wetlands Ed...

 
 

Kansas Senate Majority Leader’s Wife Arrested

By ksal-staff On Thu, 12 Dec 2013 12:22:59

Kansas Senate Majority Leader’s Wife Arrested

The wife of Kansas Senate Majority Leader Terry Bruce is free on bond after her arrest Wednesday afternoon on DUI and drug charges. Sarah Bruce of Nickerson was arrested after a two vehicle accident in the 100 block of South Main where Hutchinson Police say she’d backed into a vehicle in the 10...

 
 
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