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November Numbers Beat Estimates, Show Continued Economy Growth

Department of RevenueThe Kansas economy continues to grow with November revenue receipts, released Friday, topping collections from November 2011 by $35.2 million, or about 8.7 percent, according to the Kansas Department of Revenue.

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Senator Moran Visits Russell

Jerry Moran at The DreamSenator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) visited Russell Saturday morning to hold a question and answer session with local citizens.

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KRSL Special: Rush County Urging Limestone Bridge Repair

Rush County CourthouseStill wanting to rebuild a historic-but-crumbling triple-arch limestone bridge, Rush County commissioners hope they can entice their counterparts in Russell County to break loose with a little more cash for the project.

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Santa's Helpers Plans Four Toy Giveaway Days

ToysLocal organization Santa's Helpers has scheduled four toy giveaway days in hopes of bringing smiles to the faces of several needy children in Russell County during the Christmas season.

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Christmas Angel Tree Helps Disadvantaged Kids in Natoma

Adopt a Child for ChristmasChildren love receiving gifts on Christmas morning, but many area kids this year won't have the opportunity to open presents. That's why folks in Natoma have formed the 'Tis the Season Committee to help disadvantaged kids during the Christmas season.

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Bob Dole Released from Hospital Wednesday

Specter Dole 2011Former Republican Senator Bob Dole, a native of Russell, was hospitalized at Walter Reed Army Medical Center Tuesday, but according to spokespeople close to the senator, he was released Wednesday.

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Rise of Trich in Local Cattle Herds to be Discussed at Monday Program, Must RSVP by Thursday

AngusRussell County Extension representatives along with presenters from Kansas State University and the State of Kansas will hold a program Monday, December 3 at the Russell County 4-H Building to discuss the rising problem of bovine Trich, a venereal disease affecting local cattle herds.

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