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Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014
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October 1, 2014

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  • Court: Democrats don't need Kansas Senate nominee
    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas Democrats are not required to field a candidate this fall against Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, a state court decided Wednesday in a boost for independent Greg Orman and a blow to the GOP's hopes of capturing a majority....
  • Amazon closing distribution plant in Kansas
    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Amazon.com plans to close a distribution center in southeast Kansas in February, a move that will affect hundreds of workers in this rural area, the online retailer said Wednesday....
  • A decade after welcoming wind, states reconsider
    CALUMET, Okla. (AP) -- A decade ago, states offered wind-energy developers an open-armed embrace, envisioning a bright future for an industry that would offer cheap electricity, new jobs and steady income for large landowners, especially in rural areas with few other economic prospects....
  • Kansas fraternity placed on interim suspension
    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- A University of Kansas fraternity is on interim suspension after the school received reports of sexual assault during a party during the weekend....
  • Ex-Marine who caught jumper among Carnegie Heroes
    PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A retired Marine who caught a woman as she jumped from the upper deck of a stadium following an Oakland Raiders game was among 21 people honored with medals and cash from the Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Hero Fund Commission....
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Tornado Watch in effect until 10:00 PM CDT on Wednesday for Bourbon County, Cherokee County and Crawford County
Flash Flood Watch in effect until 7:00 PM CDT for Bourbon County, Cherokee County and Crawford County


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