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Low Income Energy Assistance Program Helps Kansans Stay Cool

LIEAPKansans with low income will have a little extra help paying their utility bills this summer thanks to the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP).

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Eagle Med Hosts What's Up in Russell Coffee

EagleMed Coffee 1Eagle Med and Air Med Care Network hosted Tuesday's Russell Main Street, Inc. What's Up in Russell Coffee at Russell Regional Hospital.

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Former Midway Agent Qualifies for Texas Team Roping Event

Kashly Schweer and Joe MatileThe Patriot, America's richest combined equine event, congratulates Kashly Schweer and Joe Matile on their win in a recent qualifying team roping event in Dodge City. They won $5,600 cash and qualification into the Patriot Event in Fort Worth, Texas this February.

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Declining Groundwater Altering Fish Species

Water DropA new study has found that declining groundwater levels within Kansas, Nebraska and Colorado are dramatically altering the diversity of fish species in the region, and the makeup of the streams and rivers they populate within the Great Plains.

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Senate Passes Bill to Award Bob Dole the Congressional Gold Medal

Bob Dole at KRSL Oct 2014 photo by Marion WatkinsU.S. Senator Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) Thursday announced the Senate has unanimously passed his legislation with U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-Kan.) to award former Kansas U.S. Senator and Russell native Robert J. Dole with the Congressional Gold Medal. Roberts secured all 100 U.S. senators to cosponsor the legislation.

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SHPTV Receives $7,000 Grant

Smoky Hills Public TelevisionITC Great Plains has awarded Smoky Hills Public Television with a grant for $7,000 to support the station's educational television and outreach programs.

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Six Kansas 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 six lakes and a watch for five lakes due to harmful algal blooms.

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