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Federal Government Shutdown Hits Kansas

By associated-press On Wed, 02 Oct 2013 14:54:14

Federal Government Shutdown Hits Kansas

The federal government shutdown has hit Kansas, where signs have been posted at Farm Service Agency offices around the state saying the offices will reopen once Congress restores federal funding. The federal shutdown began shortly after midnight Monday, when Congress couldn't reach a budget deal...

 
 

Government Shutdown Prompts Fort Riley Closures

By ksal-staff On Wed, 02 Oct 2013 14:38:35

Government Shutdown Prompts Fort Riley Closures

Fort Riley civilian employees received notices of furloughs Tuesday following a government shutdown effective 12:01 a.m. Eastern Oct. 1. Furloughs will affect hundreds of civilian workers across a broad spectrum of services at Fort Riley. Effects of the shutdown will vary across the post. “Annu...

 
 

Hellmer Reappointed Chief Judge

By ksal-staff On Wed, 02 Oct 2013 14:14:30

Hellmer Reappointed Chief Judge

Chief Justice Lawton R. Nuss announced today that the Supreme Court has reappointed Jerome P. Hellmer to a two-year term as Chief Judge of the 28th Judicial District, effective January 1, 2014. Judge Hellmer has served as a district judge since 1996 in the 28th Judicial District. He presides over ...

 
 

Unique Strategies for Surviving the Furlough

By joan-jerkovich On Wed, 02 Oct 2013 11:43:52

Unique Strategies for Surviving the Furlough

Setting aside the political finger pointing, over 800,000 federal employees have been furloughed, placed in a temporary nonduty, nonpay status, with the government shutdown.  Workers who are deemed essential such as air-traffic controllers, prison guards and border-patrol agents would stay on the j...

 
 

Man Killed When Semi Hits Truck

By associated-press On Wed, 02 Oct 2013 10:43:26

Man Killed When Semi Hits Truck

A 65-year-old man has died after his pickup truck was hit by a tractor-trailer that was trying to pass on a northeast Kansas highway. The Kansas Highway Patrol says Larry Roger Mueller, of Hanover, was eastbound on U.S. 36 when the semi tried to pass his pickup. The semi couldn't complete the pas...

 
 

Imagine A World With A Cure

By ksal-staff On Wed, 02 Oct 2013 01:58:42

Imagine A World With A Cure

A special awareness event will kick off Salina Breast Cancer Awareness Month Thursday evening. Early detection of breast cancer in its most curable stages and new treatments have greatly increased the odds for survival. In recognition of national Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Tammy Walker Ca...

 
 

Kansas National Guard Hit By Federal Shutdown

By associated-press On Wed, 02 Oct 2013 00:19:04

Kansas National Guard Hit By Federal Shutdown

Seven-hundred Kansas National Guard personnel are being sent home as the impact of the federal government shutdown takes hold. Maj. Gen. Lee Tafanelli, adjutant general of the Kansas National Guard, says Tuesday that the furloughs affect about one-third of the Guard's federal employees. The soldi...

 
 

Man’s Body Found in South-Central Kansas

By associated-press On Tue, 01 Oct 2013 17:18:40

Man’s Body Found in South-Central Kansas

Authorities are investigating after a man's body was found in a ditch near the Sedgwick County town of Kechi. KAKE reports that a man walking his dog found the body in a ditch Monday morning. Lt. Dave Mattingly of the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office says the man has been identified as 23-year-ol...

 
 

Patience Urged On Kansas Health Exchange

By associated-press On Tue, 01 Oct 2013 16:36:33

Patience Urged On Kansas Health Exchange

A Kansas Insurance Department official is advising consumers in her state to be patient in trying to buy health coverage through a new online insurance marketplace. Linda Sheppard said Tuesday that glitches with the rollout of major new technology wouldn't be unusual, even without the partial sh...

 
 

Sheriff’s Office Recovers Stolen Car

By ksal-staff On Tue, 01 Oct 2013 16:34:40

Sheriff’s Office Recovers Stolen Car

A vehicle left on Interstate-70 is ravaged by thieves. Saline County Sheriff's Deputies recovered a stolen car, after someone destroyed the interior and stole all four tires and wheels from a 2011 Chevy Impala. Ronald Amaker of Junction City left his car on the shoulder of eastbound I-70, Satu...

 
 
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