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Fatal Plane Crash In Sedgwick County

By associated-press On Fri, 18 Oct 2013 19:51:56

Fatal Plane Crash In Sedgwick County

Sedgwick County authorities say a small plane crashed in a field southeast of Derby. Sheriff Jeff Easter says the plane split apart before hitting the ground Friday morning and pieces of human remains were found. He says it is not clear how many people were on the plane. The sheriff says wit...

 
 

FBI Investigating Threat To Wichita Water Supply

By associated-press On Fri, 18 Oct 2013 19:44:48

FBI Investigating Threat To Wichita Water Supply

The FBI is investigating a threat against water systems in four Midwestern cities, including Wichita, Kan. FBI spokeswoman Bridget Patton said Friday the FBI hasn't substantiated any threats to the four cities. She would not name those cities, saying only that they were confined to the Midwest....

 
 

Central, South Students Unite For United Way

By ksal-staff On Fri, 18 Oct 2013 16:56:19

Central, South Students Unite For United Way

The big red United Way letters that have been all over Salina recently are at Central High School today, yet this event marks more than just another fundraiser. This year the Salina Area United Way has begun a fantastic relationship with the Student Councils of both Salina Central and South High Sch...

 
 

Snow Falls Across Central Kansas

By ksal-staff On Fri, 18 Oct 2013 16:21:12

Snow Falls Across Central Kansas

The first measurable snow of the season is falling across the area. Forecasters at the National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for several counties in extreme northwest Kansas. The precipitation started as a mix of snow and rain. By mid-morning the snow moved further east th...

 
 

Kansas Supreme Court Sanctions Former AG Kline

By associated-press On Fri, 18 Oct 2013 15:54:12

Kansas Supreme Court Sanctions Former AG Kline

The Kansas Supreme Court has indefinitely suspended the law license of former state Attorney General Phill Kline following allegations of ethical misconduct during his investigation of abortion providers. Friday's decision comes after repeated disputes between Kline and his critics over his tacti...

 
 

Police Working on Two Burglaries

By ksal-staff On Fri, 18 Oct 2013 15:49:08

Police Working on Two Burglaries

Salina Police are investigating two residential burglaries. According to Captain Mike Sweeney, homeowners in the 1000 block of W. Republic came home Thursday evening to find their front door forced open and numerous items stolen. Police say a diamond wedding ring valued at over $3,000 was take...

 
 

Another Reno County Resident Dies Of West Nile

By associated-press On Fri, 18 Oct 2013 12:36:42

Another Reno County Resident Dies Of West Nile

Reno County officials say a second county resident has died after contracting the West Nile virus and they are investigating other cases. The wife of 75-five-year-old Jim Hendrickson says he died Tuesday after more than four weeks in the hospital. The other known victim, 67-year-old Jim Geesling ...

 
 

Regents See Possible Attack On Tenure

By associated-press On Fri, 18 Oct 2013 12:32:19

Regents See Possible Attack On Tenure

Kansas Board of Regents Chairman Fred Logan says the state's higher education system may face a legislative attack on tenure for professors. Logan raised the issue during a board meeting Thursday and suggested issuing a statement supporting tenure. The board didn't act. Logan said he's heard t...

 
 

Budget Crisis Exposes Deepening GOP Rift

By associated-press On Fri, 18 Oct 2013 12:26:07

Budget Crisis Exposes Deepening GOP Rift

The finger-pointing is well underway within the Republican Party. Senators, governors and strategists from the GOP's establishment are lashing out at tea partyers and congressional conservatives. It was their unyielding demands that triggered the 16-day partial government shutdown and sent the pa...

 
 

Funds sought for new Kansas State Fair barn

By associated-press On Thu, 17 Oct 2013 23:27:53

Funds sought for new Kansas State Fair barn

Kansas State Fair officials say a nearly 50-year-old barn and show ring is showing its age and needs to be replaced. The Hutchinson News reports the officials plan to ask the Legislature for money for the project. A contractor estimates that it would cost between $4.7 million and $5.5 million to ...

 
 
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