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Kansas Study Links Exercise, Education Success

By associated-press On Fri, 31 Jan 2014 01:05:27

Kansas Study Links Exercise, Education Success

A new study of Kansas elementary and middle school students makes a link between physical fitness and better performance on math and reading exams. The research was conducted through schools participating in the Kansas Fitness Information Tracking. The study followed the fitness of 13,000 student...

 
 

Kansas Lawmakers Consider Bill to Expand Gun Rights

By associated-press On Fri, 31 Jan 2014 01:03:45

Kansas Lawmakers Consider Bill to Expand Gun Rights

Influential gun-rights groups are pushing proposals to strip cities and counties of any power to regulate guns and limit local programs to buy guns back from their owners. The House Federal and State Affairs Committee had a hearing Thursday on the measure. It has the support of both the National ...

 
 

IRS Tax Season Begins Friday

By toddpittenger On Thu, 30 Jan 2014 23:02:34

IRS Tax Season Begins Friday

The Internal Revenue Service opens the 2014 filing season on Jan. 31 and encourages taxpayers to use e-file or Free File as the fastest way to receive refunds. According to the agency, this year's new opening date for individuals to file their 2013 tax returns will allow the IRS adequate time to ...

 
 

A “Super” Mistake To Drink And Drive

By staff On Thu, 30 Jan 2014 22:27:00

A “Super” Mistake To Drink And Drive

It’s the Sunday that many in the Sunflower State look forward to all year. The time to gather around your televisions for football and commercial watching on Sunday, in a tradition known as Super Bowl Sunday. While sharing the latest cheese dip or hearty bowls of chili, many fans may be more i...

 
 

Reward Offered In Kansas Dog Poisoning

By associated-press On Thu, 30 Jan 2014 22:21:34

Reward Offered In Kansas Dog Poisoning

The strychnine poisonings of three dogs in northwest Kansas has prompted the Humane Society of the United States to offer a $5,000 reward for information in the deaths. Two Labrador retrievers and a Chihuahua were found dead on Dec. 18 in a neighborhood west of Hays. All three dogs were outdoors...

 
 

Police Say Woman Created Fake Refunds

By ksal-staff On Thu, 30 Jan 2014 19:35:22

Police Say Woman Created Fake Refunds

An employee at a Salina women's apparel store is arrested on theft charges. Police arrested 39-year-old Amy Williams of Salina after she allegedly created 11 fake refunds at Cato Fashions in the Central Mall and kept the $1,200 for herself. Store management contacted authorities after an audit...

 
 

2 Salina Women Arrested, Stolen Guns and Drugs Found

By ksal-staff On Thu, 30 Jan 2014 18:32:08

2 Salina Women Arrested, Stolen Guns and Drugs Found

Stolen guns are recovered after officers find drugs inside a Salina hotel room. Officers were called to the Howard Johnson Hotel, 222 E. Diamond Drive around 2:30am Wednesday after a disturbance left a door damaged. Police interviewed two women who told them that a man and woman had kicked in ...

 
 

Man Facing Drug Charges after Running from Police

By ksal-staff On Thu, 30 Jan 2014 17:26:25

Man Facing Drug Charges after Running from Police

A driver who jumped from a moving car leaving a gun behind in the seat is arrested early Thursday morning. Police arrested 20-year-old Blake Nicol of Salina, after officers cleared a hotel room at the Village Inn on South Broadway. According to Captain Mike Sweeney, Nicol allegedly ran away fr...

 
 

Charges Filed In Crash Involving Teacher

By staff On Thu, 30 Jan 2014 15:59:09

Charges Filed In Crash Involving Teacher

Charges have been filed in connection with a crash that critically injured a McPherson teacher. Jeffrey Paul Davis faces charges of aggravated battery while driving under the influence in the December 20th crash in McPherson County that left Mija Stockman with a traumatic brain injury. Mi...

 
 

Geary County Superintendent Retiring

By associated-press On Thu, 30 Jan 2014 12:26:20

Geary County Superintendent Retiring

The superintendent of the northeast Kansas school district that serves children from the Army's Fort Riley plans to retire. Geary County superintendent Ron Walker told administrators and staff on Wednesday he will retire at the end of the current academic year. Walker has led Unified School Distr...

 
 
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