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Kansas Legislators Adjourn Session Without School Funding Discussion

School FundingKansas lawmakers reconvened Wednesday, but did not take up the school funding issue as they met to formally adjourn their annual session.

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Memorial Day 2016 Photos

Memorial Day 2016 1Memorial Day was Monday, May 30. Here are a few pictures from the annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Russell City Cemetery.

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SHPTV's Share a Story Hits Local Libraries this Summer

Share a StoryThis summer Smoky Hills Public Television is working with public libraries throughout central and western Kansas to conduct summer reading programs through the Share a Story project.

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Suspicious Death Under Investigation in Wilson

Death InvestigationThe Kansas Bureau of Investigation has released additional information about a suspicious death in Wilson Tuesday afternoon.

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Senator Roberts Interviews Senator Dole for Library of Congress' Veterans History Project

Veterans History ProjectTo encourage Kansas veterans to share their stories with the Library of Congress' Veterans History Project, US Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) interviewed former US Senator Bob Dole (R-Kan.) to preserve his recollections of service for future generations.

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Shaffer Field Complex to be Closed May 31

Russell Champion MascottOn Tuesday, May 31, the Russell High School Shaffer Field Complex turf football field, track and baseball field will not be accessible to anyone according to school administration.

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Photos: Saline River Beyond Its Banks

Saline River 5-25-16 3The Saline River was well beyond its banks Wednesday in Russell County as the result of recent rainfall in the area.

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