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Russell Rotary Club Awards $1,000 Scholarship to Jacquelyn Wagner

Rotary LogoThe Russell Rotary Club is proud to announce they have awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Jacquelyn Wagner.

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Senate Unanimously Passes Senator Moran's 9-8-8 Suicide Hotline Bill

Senator Jerry MoranThe US Senate unanimously passed US Senator Jerry Moran's (R-Kan.) bipartisan bill to designate 9-8-8 as the national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline.

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PPP, EIDL Funding Key to Kansas Business Survival

Roger MarshallFederal financial assistance continues to flow to small and independent businesses through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) programs.

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House Leadership Statement on State Finance Council Action

Kansas State CapitolIn order to preserve important protections for struggling Kansans, the State Finance Council on Wednesday approved a 12-day extension of the State of Disaster Emergency.

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Forecast: Kansas Farmers to Harvest Smaller Wheat Crop

Combine cutting wheatKansas farmers are expected to bring in a smaller winter wheat crop this year even though they will harvest about the same number of acres, the US Agriculture Department said Tuesday.

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Insurance Commissioner Announces Millions in Savings for Kansas Consumers

Kansas Insurance CommissionerState Insurance Commissioner Vicki Schmidt has announced relief programs established by property and casualty insurance companies during the COVID-19 crisis have resulted in millions of dollars in savings for Kansans.

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KDADS Receives More Than $6.7 Million in Additional CARES Act Funding to Support Older Americans Act Programs

KDADSKansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) Secretary Laura Howard announced Tuesday that Kansas has received more than $6.7 million in US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) grants from the Administration for Community Living (ACL) to help communities provide supportive services, meals, caregiver support services and long-term care ombudsman services for older adults.

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