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Much needed moisture this weekend


An occasional cold rain is expected Saturday across central and eastern Kansas. Colder air is expected to change the rain …Read More

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Salina Airport Authority: Prime real estate at premier location available now


SALINA, Kansas – Industry leaders and entrepreneurs know Salina is an ideal place to set up shop or expand and …Read More

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Tax filing assistance available


Free income tax return preparation is again being offered by IRS-certified volunteers through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. …Read More

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Salina Public Library’s contest “Who Loves to Read?”


Salina Public Library’s Youth Services Department is having a photo contest with the theme “Who Loves to Read?”. Submissions should …Read More

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Salina Area United Way joins Dillons Community Rewards Program


Salina Area United Way has teamed up with Dillons Stores as a benefactor of the Community Rewards Program. It’s easy …Read More

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Saline County road opening and road closing announcements


Whitmore Road from K-4 Highway to McReynolds Road was reopened Friday following the completion of the construction of two new …Read More

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Salina-Saline County Crimestoppers January 31st


Between 11:00 and 11:40 AM on January 23, 2015 a vehicle burglary was committed at 145 S. Broadway. Unknown person …Read More

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House fire on Mellinger Drive


SALINA- First responders have been dispatched to report of a house fire in the 800 Block of Mellinger. Smoke was …Read More

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Friday morning spill on K18- KHP photo

Fertilizer spill closes portion of K-18 UPDATE


Kansas 18 reopened for normal use just before 2 p.m.  No injuries reported from the spill. ——– Kansas Highway 18 …Read More

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Man leads police on chase Thursday night


A Salina man faces several charges after leading police on a chase late Thursday night in the north part of …Read More

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Fire at single-family Kansas home under investigation


MANHATTAN -Fire officials are investigating the cause of a fire on Friday evening at a home in Manhattan. Manhattan Fire …Read More

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Kansas bill would impose fine, help deter voter fraud


By Amelia Arvesen KU Statehouse Wire Service TOPEKA – Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach expressed Thursday in a Senate …Read More

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Authorities warn of credit card-check forgery scheme


JUNCTION CITY – Law enforcement authorities in Junction City are investigating individuals from Chicago that targeted the Junction City area …Read More

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Toll-free legislative hotline available to Kansas residents


TOPEKA — Kansas residents can access information on state government, legislation, public policy issues and more by calling (800) 432-3924. …Read More

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Study: Insurers may be using drug costs to discriminate


KELLI KENNEDY, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A new report warns that insurance companies — perhaps more than …Read More

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Kansas, Missouri reps discuss bi-state gun legislation UPDATE


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — State lawmakers from Missouri and Kansas are pitching similar legislation to restrict firearms for persons …Read More

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Kansas governor won’t disclose other appeals court hopefuls


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback’s office is refusing to disclose the names of potential candidates who were passed …Read More

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AT&T, Verizon get more airwaves: Expect more mobile capacity


NEW YORK (AP) — Consumers may see improved networks after AT&T and Verizon, the two largest U.S. wireless companies, spent …Read More

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Kansas man hospitalized after semis collide


OTIS – A Kansas man was injured in an accident just before 11 a.m. on Friday in Rush County. The …Read More

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Man sentenced in mistaken murder of Reno Co. woman


HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Billy J. Craig Jr., who entered a “no contest” plea and was found guilty of “conspiracy to …Read More

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Friday’s High School Scores

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Friday’s Scores The Associated Press Abilene 67, Hays-TMP-Marian 59 Andover Central 70, Maize 58 Atchison 68, Silver Lake 52 Basehor-Linwood …Read More

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Kansas tax collections $47M short of expectations in January

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas says its tax collections fell $47 million short of expectations this month. The worse-than-anticipated collections …Read More

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White House: Science indicates parents should vaccinate kids

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NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid the measles outbreak stemming from California, the White House is telling parents …Read More

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CDC: Flu hospitalizations of elderly hit record high

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MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Some new evidence this is a particularly bad flu season: Flu-related …Read More

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NFL Commissioner: Pats could be penalized for deflated footballs

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PHOENIX (AP) — Commissioner Roger Goodell says that even if no competitive advantage was gained, the New England Patriots could …Read More

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Kansas bill would make parking easier for disabled vets

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By Kelsie Jennings KU Statehouse Wire Service TOPEKA — Some disabled Kansas veterans and legislators are working on a bill …Read More

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Obituary 30 January, 2015

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Darla-Dee Helm, of Salina, passed away at 11:17 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at Salina Regional Health Center. She is …Read More

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Kansas foster father sentenced in death of girl left in hot car

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man has been sentenced to nearly three years in state prison after a 10-month-old …Read More

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