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Russell Woman Arrested Following Traffic Stop

Drug ArrestA Russell woman was arrested for drug possession Friday afternoon after getting pulled over for speeding.

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Kansas Sees Lowest Tornado Total in 25 Years

Keith Haberer 1 5-8 StormKansas officials say the state saw the lowest number of tornadoes this year in 25 years.

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Myers Furniture Announces Drawing Winners

Cathy Wade ReclinerMyers Furniture of Russell announced Wednesday the winner of its annual "Make A Wish" Drawing. Cathy Wade of Russell received her "wish" of a new La-Z-Boy recliner.

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Fatalities Rise After Speed Limit Increase

Speed Limit 75Traffic-related fatalities and injuries in Kansas are up on roads with newly increased 75 mph speed limits.

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Russell Man Wins Santa's Candy Cube Contest

Rustin Tyrell 2014 Candy Cube WinnerRustin Tyrell of Russell is the big winner of the KRSL Santa's Candy Cube contest.

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Waymaster Selected as Chairman of House Committee

Troy Waymaster - LurayNotification was made by Speaker of the House Ray Merrick (R-Stilwell) that Representative Troy L. Waymaster (R-Bunker Hill) has been selected to serve as Chairman of the General Government Budget committee for the Kansas House of Representatives.

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New Virus Found After Resident’s Death

TickHealth officials say a new virus has been discovered following the death of a southeast Kansas resident this summer and they believe it is carried by ticks or other insects.

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