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Three Lakes Under Public Health Warning Due to Blue-Green Algae

Blue-Green AlgaeThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), has issued a public health warning for five lakes and a watch for two lakes due to harmful algal blooms.

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Courtois: Hospital Project Progressing Well

RRH Addition Update 7-14-17 1Russell Regional Hospital's Campaign for Continuing Excellence addition project is progressing nicely according to outgoing Hospital Administrator Harold Courtois.

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Nex-Tech Warns Area Residents about Door-to-Door Sales

Scam AlertNex-Tech has received multiple reports of door-to-door salespeople throughout the area that are referencing Nex-Tech or implying they are associated with Nex-Tech.

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Lapse Exposes Millions of Verizon Customer's Information

VerizonA security researcher says a lapse has exposed data from millions of Verizon customers, leaking names, addresses and personal identification numbers, or PINs.

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Tips for Handling the Heat, Humidity

HeatWith temperatures across much of Kansas near or above 100 degrees – and the humidity pushing the heat index even higher – the risk of heat-related illness is escalating.

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Gun Stolen from Wilson Lake Campsite

TheftA gun was reportedly stolen from a Wilson Lake campsite recently.

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Kansas Wheat Harvest Nearly Finished

wheat seedThe latest government snapshot shows the Kansas winter wheat harvest is almost complete.

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Mike in Morning Banner
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