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JoCo Commissioners wear "TIN FOIL HATS" during conspiracy review.

Kansas lawmakers call out county commissioners over proposed tax increase

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Bellagio robbery suspect is convict from Kansas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The suspect arrested in an armed robbery at the Bellagio casino was identified late Tuesday as a Kansas man with a criminal record who celebrated after the heist with prostitutes and a spending spree on the Las Vegas Strip. 463 more words

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Earthquakes spark more questions

WICHITA, Kansas – The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 struck northern Oklahoma on Monday night.

The USGS reports the quake with an epicenter about 15 miles west-southwest of Medford hit around 9:45 p.m. 337 more words

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Return of hot, dry conditions stresses Kan. crops

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The return of hot, dry conditions to Kansas has put stress on farm crops in many parts of the state.

The National Agricultural Statistics Service says in its late crop report that temperatures averaged 2 to 6 degrees above normal in most of Kansas last week, with some areas seeing triple-digit highs. 69 more words

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Seat belt use, citations rise in Kansas

WICHITA, Kansas – Traffic deaths are on the rise this year when compared with the record low number of deaths on Kansas roadways last year. Meanwhile, the number of tickets being written for seatbelt use is also on the rise in a joint effort to slow down what police call preventable deaths. 359 more words

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Foster care system responds to foster care child death

WICHITA, Kansas – The Department for Children and Families is responding to the tragic death of an infant, left in a hot car last week. 346 more words

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Kansas man found dead on Longs Peak identified

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — Officials have released the name of a man whose body was found on Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park. 63 more words

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