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Wind turbine collapses in Haskell County

Quite a sight in Haskell County Monday after a wind turbine collapsed.

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Fire breaks out at Hays plant

A fire damaged equipment outside a Hays energy plant.

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Woman killed in Seward County crash

A 55-year-old Satanta woman is dead after a crash in Seward County early Wednesday morning.

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UPDATE: Man sought by Hutchinson police located

Hutchinson police say the man wanted for shooting at officers has been located.

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Burglars steal money, electronics from Hutch High School

Police in Hutchinson are investigating a break-in at Hutch High School.

Wichita man arrested for murder in parking lot shooting

A Wichita man has been arrested in connection to a deadly shooting outside a western Kansas grocery store.

Kansas zoo's tamarin monkeys die from fatal virus

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Three tamarin monkeys from the Hutchinson Zoo in Kansas have died from a virus.

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Firearm deer season opens Wednesday

A heads up to hunters - firearm deer season opens Wednesday in Kansas.

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911 service restored in Langdon

Update: 911 service has been restored to the town of Langdon.  A broken fiber line affected service starting Tuesday morning. 

Wichita men suspects in Kingman robbery

   Four Wichita men were arrested in connection with the robbery of a Kingman convenience store early Thursday morning.

Busy week for Hutchinson fire crews

It's been a busy few days for the Hutchinson Fire Department. Hutch Fire Cheif Doug Hanen says crews have responded to three structure fires since Tuesday.

Hutchinson house fire declared 'suspicious'

Hutchinson firefighters are now calling a fire they worked Tuesday morning suspicious.

Dodge City teacher named Teacher of the Year

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A high school biology teacher from Dodge City High School is this year's Kansas Teacher of the Year.

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Kansas has lower private-sector job growth than US

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Federal statistics show Kansas is seeing slower private-sector job growth than the U.S. as a whole, while unemployment in the state declined in October to 4.4 percent.

Attendance up at Kansas State Fair

Attendance was up at the 2014 Kansas State Fair from previous years, but officials say fewer fairgoers are buying tickets to watch events at the fair.

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