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Back To School Safety Stressed As School Resumes

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With students getting back to school, there are important safety reminders the Kansas Department of Transportation and the Kansas Highway Patrol would like to point out to students, parents and motorists in Kansas. Tips for Children Don’t hurry getting on or off the bus. Arrive at least five minutes before the bus is scheduled. As the bus approaches, stand at ... Read More »

Moustakas working to beat defensive shifts

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So why doesn't third baseman Mike Moustakas punch more balls into left field to beat the extreme right-field shift most clubs use against him? Royals manager Ned Yost noted that one reason is that he's a left-handed hitter who happens to be a right-han... Read More »

Red Cross Issues Top 4th of July Safety Steps for Travel, Grilling and Fireworks

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Topeka, KS, Tuesday, July 1, 2014 — This Fourth of July weekend, many people will be traveling, firing up the backyard grill or enjoying fireworks, and the American Red Cross offers a series of steps everyone can follow to safely enjoy the holiday weekend. “Everyone looks forward to having fun over the Fourth of July, and the Red Cross wants ... Read More »

Solid efforts from Duffy, Escobar, bullpen carry KC

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Danny Duffy let a gem get away from him on Monday, but the Royals were able to use a parade of relievers to shut down the Twins for a 6-1 series-opening win at Target Field. Read More »

Guthrie eyeing first win since April in opener vs. White Sox

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Jeremy Guthrie could use a victory when he faces the White Sox on Friday night. After all, he's been without one in his last 11 starts since winning his first two games of the season. Chicago will turn to left-hander Jose Quintana in the series opener. Read More »

Valencia likely to get more looks at lefties

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Danny Valencia has hit lefties for a .329 (134-for-407) average in his career and manager Ned Yost said he'll use him more as a pinch-hitter. Read More »

Kansas Residents Seeking State Assistance to be Tested

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Kansas Senate Vice President Jeff King is the lead sponsor of a bill that will require a Kansas Welfare Agency to test residents seeking cash assistance if there is a reasonable suspicion they are using drugs. King estimates that about 8% of welfare recipients in Kansas show indications of drug use. Senator King will get an opportunity to test the ... Read More »

Hutchinson Facility Honored

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The Hutchinson Correctional Facility WAS honored by the Environmental  Protection Agency for reducing its volume of solid waste through innovative and aggressive recycling programs.  EPA presented a WasteWise State Government Partner of the Year Award to the correctional facility. This honor is awarded annually to one State WasteWise partner in the country. WasteWise is a free, voluntary EPA program that ... Read More »

Buffer Week Begins at NCHS

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Reminder to all: KSHSAA Buffer Week at NCHS has begun. All USD 211 gyms and weight rooms are closed after school for use by NCHS students from Monday, November 7 - Sunday, November 13. Read More »

Buffer Week Begins at NCHS

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Reminder to all: KSHSAA Buffer Week at NCHS has begun. All USD 211 gyms and weight rooms are closed after school for use by NCHS students from Monday, November 7 - Sunday, November 13. Read More »

Beef Workshop

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  K-State Research and Extension’s Twin Creeks District is sponsoring a workshop to update beef producers on the practical use of beef selection tools.   Dr. Sandy Johnson, K-State Research and Extension Livestock Specialist at the Northwest Research and Extension Center will be the featured speaker.  The meeting will be held at the Methodist Educational Building, in Norcatur Kansas, Tuesday March ... Read More »