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Governor's Exporter of the Year, Award of Excellence Finalists Announced

Dept CommerceThe Kansas Department of Commerce has announced the finalists for the 2017 Governor's Exporter of the Year Award, and the finalists for the Governor's Award of Excellence.

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Russell Municipal Swimming Pool Opens May 27

Pool Party 9The City of Russell Duke Johnson Municipal Swimming Pool at Memorial Park is set to open Saturday, May 27 for the summer 2017 season.

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Russell Man Arrested Following High Speed Chase in Ellis County

Ellis County SheriffA Russell man was arrested Tuesday morning in eastern Ellis County following a high speed chase.

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Domestic Disturbance in Luray Leads to High Speed Pursuit

Police ChaseA domestic disturbance late Tuesday night in Luray led to a high speed vehicle pursuit and foot chase that ended near Russell.

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SHPTV's Share a Story Hits Local Libraries

Share a StoryThis summer, Smoky Hills Public Television is working with public libraries throughout central and western Kansas to conduct summer reading programs through the Share a Story project.

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Click It Or Ticket Campaign Seeks to Stop Preventable Traffic Deaths

Click It or TicketAs summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacations, Kansas Department of Transportation officials and law enforcement agencies across the state are reminding motorists to "Click It Or Ticket".

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SHPTV Receives Dane G. Hansen Foundation Grant

Smoky Hills Public TelevisionThe Dane G. Hansen Foundation has awarded Smoky Hills Public Television with a grant for $110,000 to support the station's general programming and station operations.

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