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State Board Seeks Cut in Westar Rates

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A state board that represents residential customers and small businesses in Kansas is recommending an $11.6 million cut in the electric rates charged by Westar Energy. The Citizens‘ Utility Ratepayers Board filed its proposal Thursday with the Kansas Corporation Commission, which regulates utilities. Topeka-based Westar is the largest electric utility in Kansas, and it‘s seeking a rate increase of nearly ... Read More »

Marysville Schools Face $250,000 Budget Cut

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Marysville Schools will dismiss students two and one half days early to help meet thing years budget.  Marysville School Districts will face a quarter million dollar budget cut for the 2011-2012 school year.  Superintendent Chris Thexton said that with such a large cut no area of school business in immune. Thexton will be our guest on this weekends KNDY public ... Read More »

Public Broadcasting Gets Cut

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Proponents of education funding in the state of Kansas are breathing a heavy sigh of relief with the final draft of the 2010 fiscal year budget having been sent to the Governor’s desk minus any other cuts to education. Public television supporters are not quite so thrilled because the new budget cuts $900,000 to the state’s public broadcasters, more than ... Read More »

Local Reaction to President’s Afghan Speech

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First District Kansas Congressman Jerry Moran has given Barack Obama a mixed review in regard to the President’s speech Tuesday evening about the War in Afghanistan. Congressman Moran agrees with the need to send in more troops saying, “The mission in Afghanistan must succeed. It remains central to our county’s security that the Taliban and al-Qaeda terrorists be defeated.” The ... Read More »