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Guilty Plea In Wind Farm Bird Deaths A First

By associated-press On Sat, 23 Nov 2013 14:22:02

Guilty Plea In Wind Farm Bird Deaths A First

A major U.S. power company has pleaded guilty to killing eagles and other birds at wind farms as part of the first enforcement of environmental laws protecting birds against wind energy facilities. Under the settlement Friday, North Carolina-based Duke Energy Corp. and its renewable energy arm ag...

 
 

Army Makes Staff Changes After Email About Women

By associated-press On Sat, 23 Nov 2013 14:02:56

Army Makes Staff Changes After Email About Women

Pentagon officials say an Army colonel who wrote an internal email suggesting photos of attractive women should be avoided in promotional materials has stepped down from her duties involving a gender study. Army spokesman George Wright said Friday that Colonel Lynnette Arnhart had agreed to step ...

 
 

PHOTO GALLERY: Southside State Bound

By toddpittenger On Sat, 23 Nov 2013 13:50:52

PHOTO GALLERY: Southside State Bound

The Salina South Cougars have finalized their Thanksgiving weekend plans. They'll be heading to Emporia to play in a state championship football game. The Cougars earned a chance to play for the state title by defeating Wichita Kapaun Mt. Carmel on the road Friday night at Cessna Stadium on the c...

 
 

South Celebration: Cougars To Play For State Title

By mikehammett On Sat, 23 Nov 2013 04:03:48

South Celebration: Cougars To Play For State Title

The Salina South Cougars have advanced to the state championship football game for the first time since claiming the Class 5A crown in 2004 with a 34-24 win over Kapaun Mt. Carmel at Cessna Stadium in Wichita. The Cougars built as much as a 24-point lead at 34-10, and held on for the win down th...

 
 

Arts and Healing

By jeff-garretson On Fri, 22 Nov 2013 20:24:39

Arts and Healing

Can the arts be good medicine? Fifty-three leaders from around the area gathered at the Salina Arts and Humanities Community Room Friday to ponder that question - and offer their views. Brad Anderson, Director of Arts and Humanities tells KSAL News that he was very pleased with the turnout, "I...

 
 

Life Sentence In Child Abuse Death Case

By ksal-staff On Fri, 22 Nov 2013 20:13:43

Life Sentence In Child Abuse Death Case

A Salina man convicted of murder in a 2011 child abuse death gets a life sentence. Judge Renee Young Friday afternoon sentenced 29-year-old Antonio Brown Sr. to life in prison with a mandatory minimum of 20 years before parole eligibility for the murder concvicition. She also sentenced Brown to n...

 
 

Driver To Be Interviewed

By jeff-garretson On Fri, 22 Nov 2013 16:25:52

Driver To Be Interviewed

The Saline County Sheriff's Office has identified the truck involved in a hit and run accident that damaged a guard rail this week. According to Sheriff Glen Kochanowski, media reports led to calls from citizens in the area who saw a 2004 Freightliner truck that had damage described on KSAL.com. ...

 
 

Supreme Court Rules On Salina Case

By ksal-staff On Fri, 22 Nov 2013 16:21:22

Supreme Court Rules On Salina Case

The Kansas Supreme Court reverses a Court of Appeals’ decision in a Salina case vacating the district court’s imposition of a downward departure sentence. The case involves several crimes Sean Bird of Salina was convicted of, including the robbery of a Taco John's Restaurant. In reversing ...

 
 

Scrap, Torch Tank Stolen

By ksal-staff On Fri, 22 Nov 2013 16:09:06

Scrap, Torch Tank Stolen

Salina Police are investigating the theft of some scrap metal. Police say $200 worth of scrap metal and one acetylene tank valued at $457 were stolen from an open lot at 601 E. Pacific sometime between Wednesday and Thursday. DKM Enterprises, of Uvalde Texas is using the lot as storage. Pol...

 
 

Proposal: End Cost Studies For Some Rate Increases

By associated-press On Fri, 22 Nov 2013 14:35:08

Proposal: End Cost Studies For Some Rate Increases

The chairman of the Kansas Corporation Commission is proposing ending cost studies for proposed rate increases that are less than 10 percent. KCC chairman Mark Sievers made the suggestion in a statement responding to Westar Energy's recent $30.7 million rate request, which was approved Thursday. ...

 
 
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