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Heat and Wind Affecting Kansas wheat crops

(KANSAS) (westernkansasnews.com) – The Red winter wheat harvest is slated to begin next week, about three weeks earlier than is typical.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture on May 10 estimated Kansas winter-wheat production at 387 million bushels. But farmers say now the prospects look even worse, and the state will be lucky to pull...
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A New deal on Kansas tax cuts appears to be unraveling

(TOPEKA) (westernkansasnews.com) – The deal struck by House and Senate negotiators would drop individual income tax rates and eliminate income taxes for 191,000 partnerships, sole proprietorships and other businesses over six years. Some senate members don’t like the plan because he sees it as too aggressive and believes it could lead to future budget...
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Lee Richardson Zoo Youth Summer Camps

A discussion with Tara Tyson from the Lee Richardson Zoo about their summer camp programs.Zoo 5-17-12 
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Ghost Tours in Dodge City

(DODGE CITY) (westernkansasnews.com) – Dodge City is the most recent addition to Paranormal Adventures USA’s ghost tour schedule, which includes 22 cities in Kansas and Missouri. Participants can expect to visit many businesses and cemeteries around town. The tours are scheduled to run every Friday and Saturday evening at 8 p.m. leaving from Casey’s...
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Gang Member WANTED

(DODGE CITY) (westernkansasnews.com) -Dodge City Police and the Kansas Bureau of Investigations are asking the public to help track down a criminal.  Joshua Cain Flores, 24, is wanted by the ATF for his role in a racketeering operation for the Norteno gang and assault with a firearm. Flores is one of more than 20...
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USD 457 Weekly Update with Roy Cessna

A weekly update with Roy Cessna from USD 457. Roy cessna 5-16-12
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Tax-cut negotiations break down in Kansas Legislature

(KANSAS) (westernkansasnews.com) – Conservative Republicans in the House opposed three tax-cutting alternatives presented by the Senates moderate Republican leaders Tuesday. The tax battle is part of a larger stalemate between moderate and conservative Republicans that has pushed the session beyond its 90-day limit and extends to such issues as the budget, education spending and...
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Two Garden City residents killed in Seward County accident

Seward County, KS (westernkansasnews.com)–Two Garden City residents were killed early Tuesday morning in a head-on collision just south of the Seward/Haskell County line. According to the report from the Kansas Highway Patrol, Yoh L Li  of Garden City, age 42, was southbound on US Highway 83 driving a 2004 Chrystler Town & Country when...
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Kansas Gas

(KANSAS) – (westernkansasnews.com) – Good news for Kansas motorists. Gas prices continue to drop. A barrel of oil dropped to its lowest price so far this year at $96.13 a barrel, that’s $2.36 less than a week ago, and the lowest it’s been since December. The national average price of regular unleaded gasoline is...
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Drug Offense Penalties Eased

(KANSAS) (westernkansasnews.com) – The Kansas House moved to ease penalties on some small-time drug offenders and to take employers addresses off the state sex offender web site yesterday. House Bill 2318 would link the penalties for drug possession, to the amount of drugs actually possessed and would allow judges more discretion when sentencing low-level...
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