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Updated Aug 24, 2015 at 9:40 PM

Patricia Watson was happy to talk about the low gas prices on Monday as she filled up her SUV at a Casey’s General Store on Broadway Street in Pittsburg. Meanwhile, the hashtag BlackMonday trended globally on social media – referring to a Monday in October 1987 when stock markets crashed around the world – today, markets around the world suffered from a tumultuous day of selling. Much of the turmoil is a result of the Chinese economy is slowing down. For now,...

Updated Aug 22, 2015 at 12:18 PM

The first day of school is an opportune time for a tiny, six-legged parasite to spread from head-to-head. But now, killing lice will be even harder. Kansas is one of several states where a new strain of super-lice has been detected. The new...

Updated Aug 6, 2015 at 6:25 PM

It is not yet known what the ramifications of a new law may be in a city like Pittsburg, which is densely populated by college students. With some limitations, the “bring your own bottle” or BYOB law, which took effect on July...

Posted Jul 11, 2015 at 8:43 AM

GIRARD — Over 150 administrators and faculty representing nearly 60 school districts in eastern Kansas met at Greeenbush yesterday for a budget workshop given by representatives from the Kansas Department of Education. KSDE holds...

Posted Jul 4, 2015 at 8:27 AM

Crawford County’s tech center will receive less than half of the funding incentives promised by a 2012 law designed by the Kansas Legislature to enhance technical education. Senate Bill 155 was passed in 2012 and promised a $1,000...

Posted Jul 3, 2015 at 8:28 AM

A ruling on June 26 by the Shawnee County District Court will have some major implications for the school districts in Southeast Kansas. The block grant, which was passed in March and cuts more than $50 million in maintenance and operating...

Posted Jul 1, 2015 at 7:50 AM

Smokers beware, the increase on a pack of cigarettes isn’t the local corner store price gouging, but rose from a state tax increase to reduce a more than $400 million budget shortage.  Starting today, the affect of a tax bill...

Posted Jun 19, 2015 at 7:38 AM

In response to the avian flu, the Kansas Department of Agriculture issued an order on Monday that will stop all poultry shows in Kansas, the Crawford County Fair will be one of those shows.   The fair, which runs from July 9 to...

Updated Jun 10, 2015 at 6:19 PM

Despite some movement forward on the state Legislature creating a tax plan to help balance the budget in the state, as of 6 p.m. Wednesday there was no official deal in place. That means that the threat by Gov. Sam Brownback and state...

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