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Gov. Brownback issues executive order to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

andy lambertAugust 30, 2017

TOPEKA—Governor Sam Brownback on Wednesday issued an executive order that will lift regulations on motor carriers traveling through Kansas en route to aid in recovery from widespread damage left by Hurricane Harvey. Executive Order 17-03 applies to commercial vehicles directly participating in relief and restoration of areas in Texas recovering from the destruction of the hurricane and resultin...

Interview: Update from the Kansas Red Cross, August 30, 2017

andy lambertAugust 30, 2017

RMM's Curtis Duncan gets an update from Becky LaPolice with the American Red Cross on the latest relief efforts for southeast Texas: ...

KS National Guard ready to deploy to TX if called upon…and other headlines: August 30, 2017

andy lambertAugust 30, 2017

The Kansas National Guard has a number of Soldiers and Airmen on standby, ready to deploy if they are requested in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. The Division of Emergency Management is urging people who want to help to donate money to a reputable volunteer or charitable organization rather than sending food, clothing or other goods. Authorities have identified the man shot and killed by a sh...

Interview: western Kansas Red Cross volunteers summoned to help with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

andy lambertAugust 28, 2017

Curtis Duncan interviews Becky LaPolice with the American Red Cross about how western Kansas volunteers have been trained to respond to natural disasters such as Hurricane Harvey.   ...

Nebraska man dies in Decatur County accident…and other headlines: August 28, 2017

andy lambertAugust 28, 2017

A man from Nebraska is dead after a collision with a big rig in Decatur County. He was just west of Dresden on K-383 when he crossed the center line in his Honda Accord and collided head-on with the semi. The driver of the big rig wasn't hurt. Governor Brownback signs a disaster declaration for severe weather this month in Kansas. Barber, Douglas, Franklin, Greenwood, Johnson, Miami, Seward &...

Senator Jerry Moran Interview: August 25, 2017

andy lambertAugust 25, 2017

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran discusses some of the issues that have been brought up during his Listening Tour while congress is on their August break. Topics discussed include the modernization of NAFTA, the drafting of a new Farm Bill, Afghanistan and his recent comments regarding bigotry, racism and President Trump's response to the events in Charlottesville, VA. ...

New charges for “AK 47 Bandit”…and other headlines: August 24, 2017

andy lambertAugust 24, 2017

There are now bank robbery charges against the so-called "AK 47 bandit", who has been in custody in Nebraska since June. He was arrested there after allegedly firing at a KHP trooper on I-70 in Sherman County, stealing a pickup truck and crossing the state line. He already faced weapons charges. The grandmother of a woman suing over her 2013 firing from Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's off...

October sentencing for man caught with meth in Colby…and other headlines: August 22, 2017

andy lambertAugust 22, 2017

Sentencing is set for October for a man from Georgia, convicted of transporting nearly 11 pounds of meth. He was stopped last August in Colby for not using a turn signal and that's when police found the drugs. That man faces up to 17 years in prison. The trial begins in the religious discrimination suit against Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's office. A former employee testified that she w...

Senator Jerry Moran to make Listening Tour stop in Goodland Friday

andy lambertAugust 21, 2017

Press Release from the office of U.S. Senator Jerry Moran: U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) today announced that he will visit Goodland as part of his Kansas Listening Tour on Friday, August 25. Area residents are encouraged to attend and share feedback with Sen. Moran on the critical issues facing Kansas and the nation. The issues Sen. Moran focuses on and the work he does in Washington, D.C., ...

Governor authorizes pay raise for correction officers…and other headlines: August 18, 2017

andy lambertAugust 18, 2017

Uniformed officers working in Kansas state prisons will soon be making more money. This comes after an announcement from Governor Brownback at the El Dorado Correctional Facility, where a ten percent raise is on the horizon. Officers at other state prisons will get a 5% bump. El Dorado leads the other prisons in the state with a 46% turnover rate, which Department of Corrections Secretary Joe Norw...




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