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Dry Conditions Hurting Kansas Winter Wheat Crop

Wheat EmergenceThe latest snapshot of Kansas crop conditions shows the lack of rain is hurting the state's winter wheat crop.

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Wind Energy Firm Trying Again for OK of Cross-Country Line

Clean Line Kansas RouteA renewable energy company again faced opposition from landowners Monday as it tried for the second time to win one of the final pieces of regulatory approval needed to carry wind power east from the nation's heartland over one of the country's longest transmission lines.

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Sunday Scorcher: Russell Sets New Record High Temperature

HeatSunday's warmth was some of the warmest on record for so early in the year and a few records were broken, including in Russell.

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Four Charged in Kidnapping, Battery that Ended Near Russell

Crime PhotoFour Kansas City, Missouri people are accused of abducting two people from the Kansas City area, battery and leaving one of them in a field near Russell.

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Ad Astra Rural Jobs Act Passes State House

Troy Waymaster - LurayThis week, House Bill 2168, the Ad Astra Rural Jobs Act was debated and passed on the floor of the State House of Representatives in Topeka. The bill was introduced by Representative Troy Waymaster of Bunker Hill.

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Quinter Man Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash Near Russell

Car Crash 1 3-17-17A Quinter man was injured Friday morning in a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 70 near Russell when his car rear-ended a concrete truck.

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Congressman Marshall Meets with Senator Elizabeth Dole about Military Caregivers

Marshall and Elizabeth Dole 1Congressman Roger Marshall met with Senator Elizabeth Dole Thursday in Washington, D.C., regarding the Elizabeth Dole Foundation's Hidden Heroes campaign to provide support to military and veteran caregivers.

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