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Natural gas storage firm to upgrade Kansas site

Posted: 05/06/2014 - Environmental regulators say officials at natural gas liquids storage facility in central Kansas have agreed to spend $2 million to reduce air pollution.

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Foundation donates $50,000 to help Baxter Springs

Posted: 05/06/2014 - Two organizations are getting $25,000 each from the Kansas Health Foundation to help residents in the Baxter Springs area recover from an EF-2 tornado that damaged 100 homes and 12 businesses.

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Deputies search for Most Wanted Sex Offenders

Updated: 05/06/2014 - KAKE's Deb Farris travels with detectives from the Sedgwick County Offender registration unit to find sex offenders who have failed to register.

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Lime prices spike due to shortage

Posted: 05/05/2014 - A shortage of limes from Mexico has caused prices to more than triple putting grocery stores, restaurants and bars in a pinch.

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USGS issues rare earthquake alert for Oklahoma

Updated: 05/05/2014 - A joint statement from the U.S. Geological Survey and Oklahoma Geological Survey says a likely contributing factor is the injection of wastewater from hydraulic fracturing into deep geological formations.

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Despite new radar, southeast Kansas remains in blind spot

Posted: 05/05/2014 - An E-F2 tornado that left mounds of debris, twisted metal and hanging power lines along a two-block-wide path through Baxter Springs, Kansas, last month wasn't big enough to be detected by a new radar at the National Weather Service office in Springfield.

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Ford County among pilot broadband communities

Posted: 05/05/2014 - Dodge City and Ford County are among four pilot communities that will identify long-term structural and service needs for broadband internet service.

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Governor Brownback plans motorcycle rally in June

Posted: 05/05/2014 - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is sponsoring a motorcycle rally in Junction City and a ride through nearby Fort Riley in June to raise money for programs for veterans and scenic highways routes in the area.

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Baxter Springs doesn't qualify for FEMA aid

Posted: 05/04/2014 - Jonathan York, with the Kansas Division of Emergency Management, said that preliminary reports show the tornado didn't have a magnitude to meet public assistance or individual assistance from FEMA.

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Kansas resident goes far to hunt, sell mushrooms

Posted: 05/04/2014 - A northeast Kansas resident roams eight states with the start of each spring. He hauls a refrigerated trailer, lives in a tent and looks for the morel mushrooms that he's hunted since childhood.

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Today marks 7 years since Greensburg tornado

Updated: 05/04/2014 - Today marks seven years since an EF-5 tornado ripped through the southwest Kansas town of Greensburg, killing 11 people and destroying 95 percent of the town.

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