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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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Salina Man Injured in Crash Near Gorham

12-22-14 Injury CrashA Salina man was injured and taken to Hays Medical Center Monday morning following his involvement in a single vehicle crash on Interstate 70 near Gorham in Ellis County.

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Indictment: 26 Pounds of Methamphetamine Hidden in Driver’s Spare Tire

GavelA California man was indicted Thursday on a federal charge of transporting approximately 26 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in a spare tire, US Attorney Barry Grissom said. The man was arrested in Russell County.

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