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  1. Wind power transmission line supporters to try againRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    Supporters of a transmission line that would carry wind power from western Kansas to the East Coast say they plan to present the proposal again in Missouri, the only state in the project's path that has rejected the plan. At the same time, opponents of the Grain Belt Express Clean Line promise they are ready to again defeat the plan for the 780-mile Grain Belt Express line, which would transmit electricity from Dodge City, Kansas, across northern Missouri and Illinois to a substation in Sullivan, Indiana, where it would connect to an existing grid extending farther east.

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  2. Feds charge Kansas relative of suspects in Somali attack with lyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Capital-Journal

    Prosecutors have charged a Kansas man for allegedly lying to FBI agents who were investigating an attack on three Somali men in Dodge City. An indictment unsealed Friday charges Diego Martinez with making false statements to a federal agency.

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  3. Missouri utility group joins controversial transmission lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | The Capital-Journal

    A group representing Missouri municipal utilities has signed up for space on a transmission line that would carry wind power from western Kansas across Missouri and further east, despite a state commission's rejection of the proposed line. The Missouri Joint Municipal Electric Utility Commission, which represents municipal utilities that pool their resources to buy power, said Thursday it signed an agreement for up to 200 megawatts of transmission space on the 780-mile Grain Belt Express line, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported .

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  4. Kansas Senate leader: No action on school funding WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | The Capital-Journal

    Kansas legislators will not attempt to rewrite education funding laws this week to head off a threat that a state Supreme Court decision won't allow public schools to reopen, the Senate's top leader said Tuesday. Senate President Susan Wagle said the state's attorneys have not had enough time to analyze the court's latest school finance decision, issued Friday.

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  5. Man found guilty in 2014 Dodge City murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | The Capital-Journal

    A man charged in the 2014 fatal shooting of a Dodge City woman has been found guilty of second-degree murder. Victor Gutierrez Jr. was found guilty Wednesday in the death of 30-year-old Natasha Pruitt.

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  6. Crews assess damage after tornadoes, hail, rain pound western KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Western Kansas survey crews took advantage of calm conditions Wednesday to assess damage from severe weather that swept through the Great Plains, and the National Weather Service said more storms could be on the horizon. Weather service meteorologist Andrew White in Dodge City said multiple tornadoes struck Ford and Hodgeman counties during a two-hour span Tuesday night, including an EF-2 twister that caused damage in western Ford County.

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  7. Unknown number injured, damage reported in Kansas stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Ford County public information officer J.D. Gilbert tells TV station KWCH there are critical injuries but no word on how many. Crews are searching homes Tuesday night to make sure everyone is accounted for.

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  8. Washburn Rural's Beal wins Class 6A golf individual title; Junior Blues take second as teamRead the original story

    May 23, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    No matter how everything played out in Monday's Class 6A boys golf state tournament at Manhattan Country Club, Washburn Rural sophomore Parker Beal knew he was going to feel good about the round he played. The fact Beal won the state championship by two strokes with a two-under 68, leading Rural to a runner-up team finish, was icing on the cake.

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  9. Four city teams advance to girls soccer quarterfinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Four city girls soccer teams are headed to the state quarterfinals on Tuesday after wrapping up regional championships Thursday night. Washburn Rural will host Topeka High at 6 p.m. Tuesday at McElroy Field in a Class 6A quarterfinal while Shawnee Heights will travel to Mill Valley for a 6 o'clock game in 5A and Hayden will travel to the Grant Sports Complex in McPherson to take on the Bullpups in a 4A-1A quarterfinal at 4 o'clock Tuesday.

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  10. Topeka High soccer earns first trip to state with win in double overtimeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    The Topeka High girls soccer team was searching for the program's first ever ticket to state during Thursday night's regional championship game against Dodge City at Hummer Sports Park. After conceding an equalizing goal to Dodge City in the second half, thoughts of the Trojans' loss to the same opponent last season in the regional final had to have crept into the back of everyone's mind.

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  11. Rural soccer wins regional title with 5-1 win over Wichita SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Seeking a return to the Class 6A state finals, the Washburn Rural girls soccer team clinched a spot in the quarterfinals with a 5-1 over Wichita South on Thursday night at Rural. Seeded first in the region, Rural claimed the Central/South Central Region No.

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  12. Trojans score three goals in second half to top Hutchinson 4-0, advance to regional finalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    JAKE GATCHELL/ THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL Topeka High's #10 Ruth Fiander brings the ball up the field in between Hutchinson's #18 Hallie Dejmal and #8 Alix Miller during the first half of Monday evening's game at Hummer Sports Park. Topeka High's Erica Self, left, prepares to kick the ball away from Hutchinson's Brooke Ackley during the first half of Monday evening's game at Hummer Sports Park.

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  13. Authorities investigate shed fire death in Dodge City in western KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    The Hutchinson News reports that the officers responded to the fire Wednesday afternoon in Dodge City.

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  14. Kansas Supreme Court to see how new school funding stacks upRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Critics of Kansas' new public school funding law are illustrating what they see as its flaws with before-and-after towers of Legos: The blocks change color, but the stack doesn't grow any larger. The state Supreme Court plans to hear arguments this week on whether legislators satisfied a mandate to improve funding for poor schools by, in effect, swapping green blocks for yellow ones - making technical changes in how state aid is distributed without affecting most districts' share or boosting overall state spending.

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  15. KHP Investigator: Truck's brake not set before damaging track...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    A Kansas Highway Patrol investigator says a truck driver failed to set the emergency brakes on a truck and likely caused an Amtrak train derailment west of Dodge City. The Wichita Eagle reports the truck owned by Cimarron Crossing Feeders rolled downhill, broke through two fences, crossed U.S. 50 and struck the railroad bed.

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  16. Last-ditch horse, dog racing offer gains no ground in KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Activity to close out the 2016 legislative session took an unexpected turn Saturday when a negotiator unleashed the idea of making a fresh run at modifying Kansas gaming law to make it easier to rebuild the horse and dog racing industry. Sen. Larry Powell, R-Garden City, requested House and Senate conferees take up legislation to alter financial requirements in state law for operation of gambling facilities that featured racing and slot machines at tracks.

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  17. 2 Dodge City men charged with hate crimes against SomalisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Two southwest Kansas men have been charged with federal hate crimes after prosecutors say they attacked three Somali men last year. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Wichita says 31-year-old Omar Cantero Martinez and 24-year-old Armando Sotelo, both of Dodge City, were charged Wednesday with three counts of causing bodily injury to a victim because of race and national origin.

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  18. Road trip reveals economic peaks, valleys of Kansas' landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Senior Pastor Dave Richardson and Caring Ministry director Donna Rains work together on the First Baptist Church's food bank in Stilwell, a township in Johnson County where demand for free groceries has grown the past five years. Stacy Barnes, convention and tourism director of Greensburg, says the Big Well museum built after a tornado flattened much of the city helps document how a city could slowly emerge from supreme economic challenges.

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  19. McCalla wins city individual title as Rural captures seventh straight team crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    Washburn Rural's Lukas McCalla chips on to the green on Monday at Topeka Country Club. McCalla shot a 109 and took first while the Junior Blues also claimed the team title.

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  20. One killed in car-semi crash in Ford CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, the crash occurred at the junction of US-400 and K-34 highways, about four miles north of Bucklin. The patrol said the driver of a 2015 Hyundai Elantra that was eastbound on US-400 lost control of the car, causing the passenger-side tires to drop off the roadway.

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