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Lowest Gas Prices In Six Years Translates To Highest Travel Volume In A Decade

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(Topeka) Memorial Day AAA projects 37.2 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a 4.7 percent increase over last year and the highest volume since 2005. Nearly eighty-nine percent of travelers (33 million) will travel by automobile, an increase of 5.3 percent from the 31.3 million who traveled by automobile last ...

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A Marysville Minute – May 2015

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A Marysville Minute for May 2015 focuses on Big Blue River Days, and the Big Blue BBQ. KNDY will be presenting KC/DC, a Kansas City based AC/DC cover band. For more information, visit http://www.BigBlueBBQMarysville.com

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Governor Brownback Proposes Education Cuts; Impacts Projected For Local Districts

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The State of Kansas is facing a $600 million budget shortfall for next fiscal year, and to help plug a $344 million deficit projected for June 30th, Governor Sam Brownback announced a plan to cut $54 million in Local Option Budget State Aid and Capital Outlay State Aid spending to public schools and universities in Kansas. With numbers released by ...

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K-State Spring Game Is Heading To Sporting Park In Kansas City

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas City, here come the Wildcats! With construction of the new Vanier Football Complex presenting logistical and safety issues for both the K-State football team and fans to hold the annual spring football game at Bill Snyder Family Stadium, Athletics Director John Currie announced today that the 2015 Purple/White Spring Game and surrounding activities will be held ...

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Waterville Man Sent To KU Med With Disabling Injuries

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An injury accident in Douglas County Wednesday afternoon sent a Waterville man to the hospital with disabling injuries. Joseph S. Saur, 49, was passing a truck and trailer on U.S. Highway 24, four miles north of Lawrence. The truck proceeded to turn, and trapped the Saur vehicle beneath the trailer. Saur was taken to the University of Kansas Medical Center ...

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Kansas Football Welcomes Six New Staffers, Including Rob Likens as OC

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LAWRENCE, Kan. –Kansas head football coach David Beaty announced the hiring of six members to his coaching staff, including the arrival of four on-field assistant coaches, on Tuesday. With the role of defensive coordinator filled by assistant head coach Clint Bowen, Beaty announced that Rob Likens will orchestrate the offensive side of the ball as KU’s offensive coordinator. Likens arrives ...

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AAA: Fourth of July Travel Up; Strongest For Auto Travel

Topeka, KS (June 26) – AAA projects nearly 3.2 million people in the West North Central* region, which includes Kansas, will travel at least 50 miles from home for the Independence Day holiday, a .7 percent increase from 2013 and the highest travel volume for the holiday since 2010. This represents 15.1 percent of the region’s population traveling this holiday ...

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William T. Kemper Foundation gives $1 million boost to Kansas State University’s plans for Seaton Complex

MANHATTAN — The Kansas City, Missouri-based William T. Kemper Foundation has made a gift of $1 million to the College of Architecture, Planning & Design, known as APDesign, at Kansas State University to support the Seaton Complex revitalization and expansion. With expected groundbreaking in fall 2015, the $75 million project will renovate 80,000 square feet of Seaton Hall and add ...

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Kansas Football Sets Game Times & Television Coverage

LAWRENCE, Kan. – The Big 12 Conference released the television broadcast assignments for the first three weeks of the 2014 college football season, with Kansas being tabbed for television in each of its first two games. The Jayhawks have a bye the opening week of the 2014 college football season. Kansas, playing under third-year head coach Charlie Weis, will open the 2014 ...

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Liz & Allison Manley Recognized By The Red Cross

The Kansas Capitol Area Chapter of the American Red Cross will recognize Liz and Allison Manley of Marysville with a Certificate of Extraordinary Personal Action for their part in rescuing four year old Myles Didde earlier this summer in a Kansas City, Missouri swimming pool. Liz and Allison Manley are Red Cross certified lifeguards who work at the Marysville City ...

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