Kansas Newswire (Page 5)

Kansas Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. 1 man arrested, another at large after Kansas home invasionRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | KHGI

    One of two men suspected in a Kansas home invasion makes a first court appearance while the second suspect remains at large. The Hutch Post reports a 32-year-old Hutchinson man has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary, aggravated robbery and battery for an incident that happened Friday morning.

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  2. 7 Kansas communities receive airport project fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    The $3.8 million in awards announced Friday by the Kansas Department of Transportation include two funds for Quinter, which will receive a total of nearly $2 million to construct a new airport. Other funds from the Phase II Kansas Airport Improvement Program will go to Fort Scott, Hugoton, Independence, Minneapolis, Moline and Rose Hill.

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  3. KS Tax Revenue Lower Than ExpectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    Kansas collected about $3.7 million less in taxes than it expected in July, largely because of lower-than-anticipated revenues from its newly increased sales tax. The state Department of Revenue reported Friday that the state collected $417.6 million in taxes, when officials projected $421.3 million.

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  4. Former prosecutor for city of Topeka says she was fired for 'rocking the boat'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Capital-Journal

    ... to bring these issues to light." McElroy, a 2004 graduate of Washburn Law School, said she practiced law in several Kansas counties and served as municipal judge for Cherryvale before being coming to work for the city of Topeka. McElroy said Friday ... 1 comment

  5. Industry group protests Bank of KDOT transferRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Capital-Journal

    The Brownback administration's top transportation department official heaped praise on the agency's latest multimillion-dollar contribution to Kansas' general operating budget. Mike King, secretary at the state Department of Transportation, dropped $8 million in the lap of his boss Thursday to help respond to a legislative directive that Gov. Sam Brownback reduce spending by $50 million in the current fiscal year.

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  6. In My Garden: Flowers from friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... tea rose I've had for over 50 years. It hasn't been easy to create a cottage garden in the heat and drought of Kansas, but over the last five years, I have discovered what looks dainty but can still withstand the weather. If you'd like your garden ...

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  7. Kansas revenue $3.7 million in July below predictions at start of fiscal yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Capital-Journal

    Tax revenue collections to the Kansas state government slipped $3.7 million below expectations during July in the first month of the fiscal year, officials said Friday. The report was the first of a year marked by significant increases in the state's sales and tobacco taxes and $63 million in budget adjustments ordered by Gov. Sam Brownback to shield against potential emergence of a deficit.

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  8. 1 man arrested, another at large after home invasion in HutchinsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Capital-Journal

    One of two men suspected in a Kansas home invasion makes a first court appearance while the second suspect remains at large. The Hutch Post reports a 32-year-old Hutchinson man has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary, aggravated robbery and battery for an incident that happened Friday morning.

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  9. Fleeing driver had warrant out for his arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... counts of criminal damage to property, unlawful possession of a controlled substance and felony evade and elude. The Kansas Department of Corrections had issued a warrant for Edwards' arrest on Monday for failing to report to his parole officer, ...

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  10. Seven Kansas communities awarded airport project fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Wichita Eagle

    The Kansas Department of Transportation on Friday announced that seven additional airports have been selected for 2016 safety-enhancement projects around the state, according to a news release. Phase II Kansas Airport Improvement Program projects in Fort Scott, Hugoton, Independence, Minneapolis, Moline, Quinter and Rose Hill will receive funding totaling about $3.8 million from the state, with almost $2 million scheduled to go toward construction of a new airport in Quinter, the community's first-ever airport.

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  11. Winners announced for 2015 Kansas Wheat Yield ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    Alleged Charleston, South Carolina, church shooter Dylann Roof appeared in court Friday to face federal hate crime charges.Roof's new attorneys told a fe... Kansas Wheat is proud to announce the winners of the 6th Annual Wheat Yield Contest. This year's top wheat yields belong to Doug Queen of Rossville, Eastern Region winner; Darren Nelson of Hutchinson, Central Region Winner and Darwin Ediger of Meade, Western Region Winner.

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  12. Report Finds Southern Italy Region Poorest in EurozoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    Employment in so... Kansas Wheat is proud to announce the winners of the 6th Annual Wheat Yield Contest. This year's top wheat yields belong to Doug Queen of Rossville, Eastern Region winner; Dar... Nebraska Head Coach Mike Riley met with the Media at Big Ten Media Days in Chicago on Friday.

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  13. Qualls' murder sentencing continued to SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Capital-Journal

    ... Bob" Beier at the Whiplash Bar and Grill at S.E. 21st and California. Qualls' first conviction was overturned by the Kansas Supreme Court, which ruled former District Court Judge Jan Leuenberger erred by not informing jurors they had the option to ...

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  14. FHL Bank formally commits to stay in Topeka, announces building plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Capital-Journal

    ... on how much the job paid. FHL reported it had considered other cities in its service territory, which includes Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska and Oklahoma. The Kansas City area and Denver were strong contenders because of the number of information ...

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  15. Someone paid Heartland Park Topeka's water bill, but parties keeping mumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Capital-Journal

    ... reopening. The racetrack had been closed since the National Hot Rod Association put on the Mello Yello Racing Series Kansas Nationals over Memorial Day weekend, and the city of Topeka shut off water service after the races. The NHRA announced ...

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  16. At Home Living: Harnessing the power of the windRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Capital-Journal

    Dodge City is one of the windiest cities in the nation, averaging nearly 14 miles per hour, according to Kansas State University. Goodland, Concordia and Wichita are in the top 30 windiest cities, each with winds averaging 12 mph or more, according to KSU.

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  17. Cook Airfield in Rose Hill getting state money for improvementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Business Journal

    The Kansas Department of Transportation on Friday announced eight projects receiving a total of $3.8 million in funding under the Kansas Airport Improvement Program. The second-largest award, $540,000, is going to Cook Airfield in Rose Hill for improvements including extending the runway and taxiway construction.

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  18. New mosquito-borne virus detected in Lyon CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Capital-Journal

    ... spread to local mosquito populations in the United States. No cases from local transmission have been detected in Kansas, but officials said the breed of mosquito most associated with its spread have been found in the state. a Reduce the number of ...

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  19. Sheriff: Crop duster plane crashes near Emmett in southwestern Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Capital-Journal

    ... trees, and flipped over on its top. Fire officials from Emmett and Hoyt, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, and the Kansas Highway Patrol responded to the scene. Morse said it appeared the aircraft had been traveling westbound and was possibly ...

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  20. Wildlife official nixes mountain lion reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Wichita Eagle

    Charlie Cope, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism district biologist for the Wichita area, denies that his agency had confirmed any mountain lions in Pawnee Prairie Park in western Wichita. A widely shared Facebook posting from earlier in the week stated there was a female and "aggressive" male mountain lion in that area and that people should keep a close watch on their pets and children.

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