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Kansas Board of Regents Approves Tuition Hikes

By associated-press On Thu, 20 Jun 2013 00:11:28

Kansas Board of Regents Approves Tuition Hikes

The Kansas Board of Regents has approved tuition increases at public universities that will have some students paying nearly 9 percent more this fall. The increases approved Wednesday by the board are expected to raise an additional $34 million during the fiscal year beginning in July. The uni...

 
 

Wheat Harvest Activity Picks Up in Parts of Kansas

By associated-press On Thu, 20 Jun 2013 00:07:52

Wheat Harvest Activity Picks Up in Parts of Kansas

The winter wheat harvest is spreading across parts of south-central Kansas. The industry trade group Kansas Wheat said Wednesday in its first harvest report of the season that test cutting is now underway as far north as McPherson County and as far west as Clark County. The OK Co-op elevator i...

 
 

Salina Case Promps Lawsuit Against KCC

By associated-press On Wed, 19 Jun 2013 17:54:08

Salina Case Promps Lawsuit Against KCC

Shawnee County District Attorney Chad Taylor filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Kansas Corporation Commission and its commissioners individually for allegedly violating the Kansas Open Meetings Act (KOMA). Taylor says, “The action seeks injunctive relief concerning the rate increase for (custo...

 
 

Police Plan Friday Night Seat Belt Enforcement

By associated-press On Wed, 19 Jun 2013 15:45:46

Police Plan Friday Night Seat Belt Enforcement

Salina Police will be out in force Friday evening - looking for seat belt violations. Lt. Russ Lamer tells KSAL News that four officers and one spotter will be working city wide, from 9pm Friday to 1am Saturday, looking for occupants who are not buckled up. Lt. Lamer says that citations for un...

 
 

Watercraft Stolen

By ksal-staff On Wed, 19 Jun 2013 15:41:04

Watercraft Stolen

A canoe and kayak are reported stolen. According to Saline County Undersheriff Dave Dunstan, a silver aluminum canoe and Blue Pelican brand Kayak were taken from the Smoky Hill River channel in the 1800 block of E. Cloud. The owner, Justin Baird contacted the Sheriff's Office this week after c...

 
 

Armed Employees Could Cost Kansas Schools Insurance

By associated-press On Wed, 19 Jun 2013 13:32:22

Armed Employees Could Cost Kansas Schools Insurance

The company that insures most of Kansas' school districts says it won't provide coverage for districts that allow armed employees. EMC Insurance Companies has told its agents around the state not to offer policies to school districts that allow concealed weapons under a law that takes effect July...

 
 

UPDATE: Missing Kansas Couple Found Safe

By ksal-staff On Wed, 19 Jun 2013 12:25:30

UPDATE: Missing Kansas Couple Found Safe

An elderly Kansas couple that had not been seen since Monday has been found safe in Michigan. Garnett police say 92-year-old Vernon Hunt and 81-year-old Goldie Hunt of Garnett left their home Monday for a trip to Dwight, Ill., but did not show up as scheduled that evening. Police say the coupl...

 
 

Double Fatal Crash Near Manhattan

By ksal-staff On Wed, 19 Jun 2013 12:11:04

Double Fatal Crash Near Manhattan

Two men are killed when a car they are in is hit by a semi on a Riley County Highway. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 90-year-old Frederick Danenberg was driving a small passenger car. He stopped at a stop sign, and then pulled out onto U.S. Highway 24. He drove out in front of a semi on ...

 
 

Regents To Consider Proposed Tuition Hikes

By associated-press On Wed, 19 Jun 2013 09:31:47

Regents To Consider Proposed Tuition Hikes

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Some public university students in Kansas would see tuition increase by almost 9 percent this fall under proposals being considered by the Board of Regents. The regents are expected to vote Wednesday afternoon on new tuition rates proposed by the universities. The changes woul...

 
 

Judge Tosses Out Subpoena Of Reporter

By associated-press On Wed, 19 Jun 2013 09:22:29

Judge Tosses Out Subpoena Of Reporter

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A judge has tossed out a subpoena seeking to force a Wichita Eagle reporter to testify about contacts he had with attorneys for inmates who claim they were sexually abused by a former guard. The Wichita Eagle reported Judge Joe Kisner Tuesday quashed the subpoena filed by att...

 
 
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