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Cheever death penalty case put on hold by Kansas Supreme Court

The Kansas Supreme Court has halted its review of the case against convicted murderer and death row inmate Scott Cheever, and both sides in the case say the review is warranted.

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U.S. Attorney announces body camera initiative for law enforcement

Almost at the same time as formal charges were filed against several police officers in Baltimore in the death of a man in custody, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom held a news conference in Kansas City, urging law enforcement agencies to apply for a new federal program involving body cameras.

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Rescue Mission tops Feinstein Challenge goal for first time

The Emporia Rescue Mission has reached its fundraising goal through its annual participation in the Feinstein Challenge. Reaching $60,000 is a milestone for Director Lee Alderman.

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Local lawmakers see little change in approach after April revenue report

April tax receipts were $4.4 million short of expectations for Kansas, but even with that total possibly closing or perhaps an unexpected positive carryover in May lawmakers aren't expecting much change in their current budget discussion.

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Propane tank fire out quickly near Americus Road S-curves

No injuries or damage were reported after a propane tank fire developed between Emporia and Americus on Friday.

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Customers affected by phone, Internet outage see service restored

Official word hasn't come down from AT&T, but all indications point to normal phone and Internet service resuming for businesses and residents affected by a lengthy outage Thursday.

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Change in state rules force Newman Regional Health to reapply for Level IV Trauma Center status

Newman Regional Health administrators were hoping to add a Trauma Center designation this summer. That timetable is changing because the state has changed some of the application rules, meaning the hospital has had to re-submit its application.

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NTHF's Washington induction events nearly finished

The National Teachers Hall of Fame Class of 2015 is getting ready to head home after three whirlwind days of activities in Washington, D.C.

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