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Consumer Alert: Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger Fines Marketing Firm, Issues Cease/Desist Order

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TOPEKA, Kan. — Sandy Praeger, Kansas Commissioner of Insurance, has issued fines totaling $9,000 and a cease and desist order against an Ohio-licensed insurance marketing firm for illegal activities in Kansas. The company, now known primarily as Lead Generating Systems, LLC, was fined $5,000 in August as part of a judgment by the Kansas Insurance Department. An earlier fine of ...

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State Wrestling Delayed Due To Winter Storm

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The Kansas State High School Activities Association today announced that due to the upcoming winter storm, the 2013 State Wrestling Tournaments will be delayed by 2 hours on Friday, February 22nd. This will impact all sites across the State of Kansas. Weight in will start at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, with first round competition beginning at noon. The second round ...

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Drought Emergency Issued By Executive Order

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Drought conditions continue to intensify for Kansas which led Governor Sam Brownback to update the drought declaration for Kansas counties with an executive order. The update includes all 105 counties either in an emergency, warning or watch status. The updated drought declaration has 36 counties in an emergency status, 55 counties in a warning status and 14 in watch status. ...

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All-Star Wrap: East Runs Past West In Division II

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By Eric Allgood-KREP Radio 92.1 Belleville, Kansas The Divison II game showed the promise of fireworks early on as Moscow’s Osvaldo Granillo took the opening kickoff 73 yards for a touchdown to give the West the first points of the game and Dighton’s Guy Fulmer would add the 2 point conversion to make it 8-0.  The West would add another ...

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All-Star Wrap: Division I West Blanks East 36-0

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By Eric Allgood-KREP Radio 92.1 Belleville, Kansas Players from across the state converged on Beloit this week to prepare for the 27th Annual 8-Man All Star Football Games.  Coaches and athletes enjoyed four days of practices and evening activities to come together to represent their schools at Trojan Field on Saturday, June 9th. The Division I teams kicked off first.  ...

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Complete State Track & Field Results

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LIVE WEBCAST | 6A | 5A | 4A | 3A | 2A | 1A | Schedule Classic Hits KQNK is committed to covering high school athletics in the communities our radio stations reach. In keeping with this tradition, we are happy to provide LIVE RESULTS from the KSHSAA State Track & Field Championships at Cessna Stadium in Wichita. This is ...

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State-wide Changes

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The Kansas Department of Revenue is ready to upgrade to a new, more efficient system for titling and registering vehicles, and people who have license plate registrations or driver’s licenses that expire in April or the first week of May are being urged to renew no later than April 30 to avoid problems with expired plates and licenses. The department ...

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Flu Numbers

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Though influenza activity has remained lower than usual in Kansas this season, activity has been steadily increasing over the last several weeks with the latest weekly influenza surveillance report showing Kansas with “widespread” flu-like illness. For the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to identify a state as “widespread,” the outbreaks of influenza or increases in influenza-like illness cases and ...

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Ag Week

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Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has proclaimed THIS WEEK as Kansas Agriculture Week in order to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by Kansas agriculture.  Kansas produces nearly $4.9 billion in agriculture exports a year. Kansas farmers provide food for Americans and people in 102 different countries around the world. At 28.2 million acres, Kansas has the second-most cropland of any ...

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Intern Deadline

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Congressional internships are a great way for Kansas students to learn about Congress and gain professional work experience. Interns serving in senator jerry moran’s Washington, D.C., office have the opportunity to interact with staff and Kansans visiting our nation’s capital, attend congressional hearings and briefings, and work on issues currently before the Senate.  senator moran is currently accepting applications for ...

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Loans Available

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USDA Rural Development is seeking applications for the Single Family Housing Direct Loan Program.  The program assists low to moderate income rural Kansans obtain financing to purchase a home.  Loans funds can be used to build, repair, renovate or relocate a home, or to purchase and prepare sites, including providing water and sewage facilities.  With the direct loan program, there ...

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CAFO Regulations

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Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and Attorney General Derek Schmidt last week submitted a letter urging the Environmental Protection Agency to scrap a proposed regulation on Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs). Brownback and Schmidt cited concerns that the rule would place an undue burden on Kansas livestock producers. The proposed rule, known as the CAFO Reporting Rule, would require all CAFOs ...

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Operators Certified

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Bureau of Water announced that it has certified 25 water treatment operators and 18 wastewater treatment operators from September to December.   Receiving wastewater treatment plant certification was Drew Eagleburger from the City of Norton, Kent Footh and Randie Peterson-Shea from the City of Phillipsburg.  Footh was also certified as a water ...

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Youth Hunt

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Prairie Dog State Park is accepting applications for the Annual Youth Pheasant Hunt which will be held on Saturday at 8:00 am.  The hunt is limited to twelve youth hunters ages 10 to 15.  All participants must wear blaze orange during the special hunt and each youth must be accompanied by an adult.  If more than 12 youth apply for ...

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Walk Kansas

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The annual eight-week fitness challenge encourages teams of six to compile miles equivalent to walking the 423 miles across the state of Kansas.   Though introduced as a walking program 10 years ago, the challenge has grown to also include other exercise, such as swimming, biking, playing team sports and pushing a lawnmower.  Walk Kansas typically draws about 20,000 participants, with ...

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