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Poster contest aims to Put the Brakes on Fatalities

Kids ages 5 to 13 in Kansas are encouraged to enter artwork for a statewide poster contest focusing on Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day – a nationwide effort to increase roadway safety and reduce all traffic fatalities. Three statewide winners will receive family packages at the Great Wolf Lodge and also $50 gas cards from QuikTrip Corporation. A total ... Read More »

Heat may endanger lives

State health officials in Nebraska are warning citizens about the dangers of heat-related illnesses. Temperatures of 90-plus degrees and humidity levels of 40 percent or more put people in the danger zone for heat-related illnesses. This happens when the body’s temperature control system is overloaded.  Nebraska chief medical officer Dr. Joann Schaefer says infants and the elderly are most at ... Read More »