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Wichita reviewing water conservation plans

By associated-press On Fri, 29 Nov 2013 19:18:33

Wichita reviewing water conservation plans

Wichita officials are reviewing water conservation plans in the wake of recent rains that have filled the city's once-dwindling reservoir. Cheney Reservoir, which provides much of the city's water, is nearly full and forecasts call for more precipitation this winter. The Wichita Eagle reports ...

 
 

Cultivating a Gratitude Discipline

By joan-jerkovich On Fri, 29 Nov 2013 16:50:02

Cultivating a Gratitude Discipline

Gratitude is expressing thanks. This can be done internally in quiet moments of prayer or meditation or it can be spread out in to the world. Either way, to express thanks, can be the basis from which to live your best life. Do you want to feel happier? Would you like to increase your sense of we...

 
 

Remedial College Classes Crucial

By associated-press On Fri, 29 Nov 2013 16:20:40

Remedial College Classes Crucial

A community college president tells Kansas education officials that remedial courses are critical for the progress of thousands of Kansans. Neosho County Community College president Brian Inbody told the Kansas Board of Regents remedial courses often provide students a path to higher education an...

 
 

Salina Shoppers Out In Force

By ksal-staff On Fri, 29 Nov 2013 03:44:29

Salina Shoppers Out In Force

Shoppers in Salina were out in force Thanksgiving night. The doors to several large retailers were open throughout the day. Walmart was overflowing when "Black Friday" specials began at 6:00 Thursday evening. Other stores including Target and Kohl's had long lines waiting for doors to open at ...

 
 

Good Thanksgiving Food And Fellowship

By toddpittenger On Fri, 29 Nov 2013 02:50:45

Good Thanksgiving Food And Fellowship

Good food and good fellowship were being served on Thanksgiving Day at Applebees in Salina. The only thing on the menu was turkey and all the trimmings at the Salina Salvation Army Community Thanksgiving Dinner. Debbie Andrews of Salina has coordinated the volunteers for the event for last fourte...

 
 

Holiday Shopping Season Begins On Thanksgiving

By associated-press On Thu, 28 Nov 2013 17:05:02

Holiday Shopping Season Begins On Thanksgiving

Stores are hoping holiday shoppers will gobble their turkey on Thanksgiving, but save the pumpkin pie for later. As more than a dozen major retailers from Target to Toys R Us are opening on Thanksgiving Day, shoppers across the country are expected to get a jump start on holiday shopping season. ...

 
 

Driver Killed In Thanksgiving Pursuit

By ksal-staff On Thu, 28 Nov 2013 16:58:50

Driver Killed In Thanksgiving Pursuit

One man was killed after a high speed pursuit in Hays. It happened early Thursday morning around 2:09 a.m. Hays police observed a 1991 Buick Lesabre driving without headlights the wrong way on a one way street in the 800 Block of Ash Street. The officers attempted to stop the vehicle af...

 
 

Black And Blue Friday

By ksal-staff On Thu, 28 Nov 2013 01:00:22

Black And Blue Friday

Spending is expected to be up slightly this holiday season. According to the National Retail Federation, consumers are expected to spend 3.9 percent more money on holiday shopping in 2013 than in 2012. Such consumer optimism may also mean that holiday shoppers are feeling the competitive spirit, ...

 
 

Governor Rues Rush on Holiday Shopping

By associated-press On Thu, 28 Nov 2013 00:11:43

Governor Rues Rush on Holiday Shopping

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says he understands why some retailers are holding Black Friday shopping hours on Thursday, but he doesn't like it. The governor says that he'd prefer that everyone observe Thanksgiving as a holiday. When stores open for shopping on Thursday, Brownback says, it takes wor...

 
 

Kansas AG Issues Opinion on Guns at Polling Places

By associated-press On Thu, 28 Nov 2013 00:09:24

Kansas AG Issues Opinion on Guns at Polling Places

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is offering guidance on how the state's concealed carry law applies to buildings used as polling places on election days. In an opinion issued Wednesday, Schmidt says voters with permits to carry concealed firearms must comply with regulations that applied to...

 
 
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