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Some Kansans to Receive Insurance Reimbursements

By associated-press On Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:38:01

Some Kansans to Receive Insurance Reimbursements

Nearly 60,000 Kansans will share more than $3.6 million in insurance reimbursements under a provision of the Affordable Care Act. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced in a statement Wednesday that the provision requires insurance companies to spend at least 80 percent of pre...

 
 

Road Construction Worker Killed in Reno County

By associated-press On Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:34:53

Road Construction Worker Killed in Reno County

The Kansas Highway Patrol says a construction worker died after being hit by a trash truck in Reno County. The accident Tuesday on Kansas 61 killed 22-year-old Dylan Joseph Snyder of Kansas City, Missouri. Snyder was removing construction cones when he was hit. The patrol says before the truck...

 
 

Kansas Couple Charged with $1.5 Million Theft

By associated-press On Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:47:16

Kansas Couple Charged with $1.5 Million Theft

Federal prosecutors say an Augusta couple stole more than $1.5 million from a Wichita company that owns assisted living centers in Kansas and Missouri. The U.S. attorney's office in Wichita says 43-year-old Brent Shryock and his 50-year-old ex-wife, Lori Shryock, were indicted Wednesday wi...

 
 

Great Plains Theatre Destroyed By Fire

By ksal-staff On Thu, 24 Jul 2014 01:58:35

Great Plains Theatre Destroyed By Fire

The Great Plains Theatre in Abilene was destroyed by fire Wednesday night. As of 9 PM, the cause of the fire was unknown. Approximately 50 firefighters responded to the blaze including units from Abilene, Salina and Grant Township in Dickinson County.  As a pre-cautionary measure, residents wer...

 
 

Brownback Urges Compromise on Kansas Energy Rule

By associated-press On Thu, 24 Jul 2014 01:56:30

Brownback Urges Compromise on Kansas Energy Rule

Gov. Sam Brownback is urging wind-energy advocates and critics of a renewable-energy requirement for Kansas utilities to work on a compromise for the policy's future. The governor made remarks Wednesday in an impromptu meeting with Statehouse reporters suggesting that he supported phasing out the...

 
 

Senator: VA Center Begged For Surgical Equipment

By associated-press On Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:26:26

Senator: VA Center Begged For Surgical Equipment

U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran says a veterans medical center in Wichita left its laboratories unstaffed for entire shifts and sometimes resorted to "begging, borrowing and manipulation" just to obtain vital surgical equipment. Moran made the allegations in a letter sent last week to Sloan Gibson, the act...

 
 

Is This the New Etiquette? Readers, Clue Joan In!

By joan-jerkovich On Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:02:22

Is This the New Etiquette? Readers, Clue Joan In!

It was something I’d never seen before. It was a group of about 10 diners, all in their 20’s, who had placed their cell phones in a heap in the middle of the table while out to eat together. They were a lively group, talking and laughing. And, I admit to eavesdropping because I heard one of t...

 
 

Police Log 7-23-2014

By ksal-staff On Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:57:07

Police Log 7-23-2014

A 24-year old female reported a theft of a UPS delivery. She received a UPS shipper notice around noon on July 22nd confirming that her iPad and iPhone were delivered to home in the 800 block of 5th St. By 4 pm, there was nothing at the house. She believes someone stole the package off her porch. Th...

 
 

Pittsburg Commission Approves Fund for Tech Center

By associated-press On Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:52:12

Pittsburg Commission Approves Fund for Tech Center

A proposal to build a technical education center in Pittsburg that would serve southeast Kansas has received a boost. The Pittsburg City Commission on Tuesday approved appropriating $300,000 in economic development loan funds for the center, which would offer education and training to high school...

 
 

Missing Dogs May Have Been Stolen

By ksal-staff On Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:45:29

Missing Dogs May Have Been Stolen

A woman calls police after her two specialty breed dogs come up missing. Jackson, a white Ihasa Apso, and Daisy, a black and white Japanese Chin disappeared from the fenced in backyard between the hours of 10 am and 2 pm on July 22nd. The 36-year old woman, who lives in the 300 block of N. 10t...

 
 
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