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Baldwin girls fall in semi-final game in Wellsville tourney.
January 30, 2014
Wellsville — The Baldwin High School girls fell to KC Piper, 44-40, after building 10-point leads in both halves of their semi-final game Thursday in the Wellsville Top Gun Classic. The Bulldogs started the game like they were going to run Piper out of the gym, scoring the contest’s first 10 points, six of them off fastbreak layups. d
Kansas takes action on soaring propane costs
January 30, 2014
A recent spike in propane prices and short supplies for heating homes in Kansas have prompted Gov. Sam Brownback to temporarily ease trucking regulations and direct state officials to help poor families.
Light snow, freezing rain could make Friday moring commute dicey
January 30, 2014
Freezing drizzle and light snow is on tap for Friday morning’s drive to school and work
Kansas: Measures introduced to end ban on same-sex marriage
January 30, 2014
A House committee on Wednesday accepted a request to introduce measures that would repeal Kansas’ ban on same-sex marriage.
Kansas: Insurance commish officially opposes Brownback re-election
January 30, 2014
Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger on Wednesday went public in her opposition to the re-election of fellow Republican Gov. Sam Brownback.
Very high fire danger issued for Douglas County
January 30, 2014
The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a “very high fire danger” warning for Douglas County and other parts of central and northern Kansas. Outdoor burning is not recommended today and tonight as gusts are forecasted to reach as high as 30 miles per hour and relative humidity levels drop. Several fires have been reported in Douglas County already this week.