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Schools move ahead with state testing

After weeks of problems with the new state assessments, Kansas schools are resuming the testing process.

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Man pleads guilty in Salina woman's death

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A 25-year-old Salina man has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in connection with the death of a 27-year-old woman last April.

Update: Salina residents rush to help girl after shocking

Change of venue sought in girl's shocking death

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A company that is being sued in the electrocution death of a 12-year-old Salina girl wants the trial moved to another county.

Possible threat at Salina Central High School

Information that alleged a general threat was found at Central High School according to officials with Salina Public Schools.


Guns, ammunition stolen from Salina sporting goods store

Nearly 150 guns were stolen Monday from a Salina Sporting Goods store according to our news partners at the Salina Journal.


Ellsworth man on the mend after car crash

An Ellsworth man appears to be on the road to recovery after car accident.

The crash happened about 6:40 Friday evening on Kansas Highway 140 about one and a half miles west of Brookfield Road. Saline County Sheriff's Captain Roger Soldan believes the crash was alcohol related.


McPherson area firefighters battle brush fires

A large brush fire took firefighters most of the day to bring under control.

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Investigation into county health director revived

A controversy over sexual harassment allegations against the new director of the Saline County Health Department leads to a renewed criminal investigation.

Salina voters back $111 million bond issue

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — An election conducted by mail has ended with voters in the Salina school district approving a $111 million bond issue.

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Man found guilty in Salina homicide

A Salina man has been convicted of first-degree murder in the death of a 27-year-old mother of five children.

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Saline County burn ban extended again

The Saline County Commissioners extended a burn ban that began on March 18, for another seven days. It will be extended until the April 15, Commission Meeting where they will decide whether or not to rescind the ban.

University hires, quickly fires sports spokesman

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - The University of Great Falls has fired its director of sports information and marketing shortly after hiring him, saying it learned he had a criminal record that an initial background check failed to uncover.
The Great Falls Tribune reported Thursday ( Todd Brittingham pleaded guilty in Kansas in 2011 to misdemeanor charges of endangering a…


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