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Senator Moran Interview: Monday, October 29, 2018

Sacha SanguinettiOctober 29, 2018

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran toured the campus of Colby Community College Monday. Rocking M Media's Sacha Sanguinetti had a chance to sit down with the Senator to discuss his visit to campus, trade issues, the Farm Bill and the upcoming mid-term elections. ...

Governor orders flags to half staff…and more headlines from the Today in Kansas Report: Octobe...

Sacha SanguinettiOctober 29, 2018

Kansas officials are reacting to Saturday's deadly mass shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh.  Governor Jeff Colyer has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff until sunset on October 31st.  Colyer calls the shooting in Pennsylvania a terrible act of violence.  Eleven people died when a gunman opened fire at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. A man is dead following a shooting in Hay...

Kansas soldier killed in WWII makes final journey home…and more headlines from the Today in Ka...

Sacha SanguinettiOctober 26, 2018

A Kansas soldier who was killed in World War II was laid to rest this week  at Fort Scott National Cemetery. Pfc. Leslie Shankles was killed Oct. 14, 1944 by enemy fire in a German forest. In 1947, his remains were discovered, and buried in an American military cemetery in Belgium. The  remains were identified in July, using a DNA sample from a relative. Shankles was born in Vernon County, Misso...

Cold Weather Rule for utilities to take effect November 1

Sacha SanguinettiOctober 26, 2018

TOPEKA - The Cold Weather Rule, designed to help Kansans who are behind on their utility payments avoid disconnection during the winter months, will begin on November 1 and remain in effect through March 31. "The Kansas Corporation Commission encourages Kansans who are past-due on their utility bills and at risk for disconnection to prepare now for the colder weather by contacting their utility...

Voter concerns in Dodge City…and other headlines from the Today in Kansas Report: October 25, 2018

Sacha SanguinettiOctober 25, 2018

The Dodge City mayor is responding to voter suppression concerns. Due to construction issues, the town of 27,000 residents will have only 1 polling location, and it is located outside of town. Since it is an issue with the County Clerk, the mayor says It is not his place to agree or disagree. Among other things, the city is offering free public transportation, door to door, on election day.   Th...

Ness County Sheriff agrees to resign…and other headlines from the Today in Kansas Report: Octo...

Sacha SanguinettiOctober 23, 2018

The Sheriff of Ness County has admitted to a federal firearm charge and agreed to resign. Sheriff Bryan Whipple, 48, pleaded guilty to one count of knowingly selling a gun to a person who was prohibited under federal law from possessing a firearm. He admitted he arranged to sell a .45 caliber pistol and ammunition to a man he knew was a convicted felon. Along with resigning, the Sheriff will forfe...

Headlines from the Today in Kansas Report: Monday, October 22, 2018

Sacha SanguinettiOctober 22, 2018

Two college basketball players are facing charges after a robbery at a Kansas hotel.  McPherson police arrested 19-year-old Brian Ard Junior and 18-year-old Rodric Artmore early Friday for aggravated robbery, kidnapping and criminal damage to property.  Authorities say the men robbed a Holiday Inn Express at gunpoint early Friday morning.  Police say the two Central Christian College basketball...

Sand Hill cranes found poached in Wallace County…and more headlines from the Today in Kansas R...

Sacha SanguinettiOctober 19, 2018

Kansas Game Wardens are seeking the public's help in Wallace County. Earlier this week in Eastern Wallace County, wardens found several Sand Hill cranes poached and left to rot. If you have any information about this incident please contact the Wallace County Game Warden at 785-342-7382 or Operation Game Thief at 1-877-426-3843. Republican gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach is hoping his campa...

Geary County Sheriff arrested

Sacha SanguinettiOctober 18, 2018

The following content is a press release from the Kansas Bureau of Investigation: GEARY COUNTY – Today, special agents of the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) arrested Geary County Sheriff Tony Wolf. On Thursday, Oct. 18, the KBI arrested Anthony J. “Tony” Wolf, 44, at approximately 9 a.m., at the Geary County Sheriff’s Office, 826 N. Franklin St. in Junction City. He was arreste...

Headlines from the Today in Kansas: October 18, 2018

Sacha SanguinettiOctober 18, 2018

A woman was critically injured following a workplace accident in Saline County. Authorities say the woman was part of a work crew using a tractor to power an auger at the KOA Campground on West Diamond Drive on Tuesday when her jacket became caught in the tractor.  The 50-year-old victim lost her left arm and was taken to a Wichita hospital for treatment. One person was killed when a utility t...

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