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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The largest electric utility in Kansas has agreed to refund $10 million to its customers and decrease its rates slightly to settle a complaint filed by state regulators with the federal government.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A new government report shows a surge in the use by authorities of wiretaps last year in Kansas for drug investigations.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas residents are paying higher taxes on cigarettes, groceries and other consumer goods but no longer have to obtain a state permit to carry a concealed gun under new laws that took effect Wednesday.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas collected about $22 million less in taxes than anticipated this month, ending the fiscal year Tuesday with less of a cushion for its next budget, for which lawmakers boosted sales and cigarette taxes to keep it balanced.
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The state has removed 72 counties from drought status thanks to recent rain in Kansas.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
As a patriotic and proud American, I enjoy celebrating our nation’s independence with Fourth of July activities. As your fire chief of eleven years, I am afraid my message is a bit more sobering.
Toby Mantz, who runs K-15 Liquor at the corner of Red Powell and Nelson Drive, stands in his office flipping through recordings of cars breaking traffic laws to avoid the median installed at the intersection.
Appointments, made by the mayor, fill almost all of Derby’s many boards and commissions. A new ordinance being drafted by Jacque Butler, the City Attorney, will allow the mayor, or City Council, to remove appointees based on bad attendance or other offenses.
Since Election Day in April, Tina Prunier has sat patiently in the gallery among parents, teachers and administrators taking notes at Derby School Board meetings. After nearly three months as a spectator, Prunier will have the opportunity to voice her opinion when her first term on the school board begins today.
Derby loves its fireworks. At this time each year, tents invade the city limits and thousands of dollars are exchanged for minutes of pure pyromaniacal joy.
The shelves in the library of Derby’s Sixth Grade Center were emptied as a small crew stuffed books into boxes that will soon be stored in the media center of the new Derby North Middle School.
Col. Michael Dillard, Derby High School teacher and retired Air Force veteran, said freedom took on a new meaning after he visited Iraq. He said there, people died for the ability to change their government – and they still didn’t get it.
Derby’s City Council approved an agreement this past Tuesday that would authorize a collection agency to collect on the $85,370 of outstanding fines and fees.
Dr. Logan Banister, an optometrist at Drs. Marks and Banister in Derby, purchased the small strip center at the corner of Mulberry Street and Madison Avenue, where the practice is located.
The West End Development plan holds big goals for Derby’s west-side businesses. The plan itself still has to go through City Council’s approval to be added to the City’s Comprehensive Plan, but a Merchant’s Association is being started now.