Publication: Kansas First News

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Celebrating Kent Wallace’s life

People celebrated the life a person who lived life to the fullest.Family and friends gathered at Heritage Hall in Topeka today to celebrate the life of Kent Wallace.Kent died on July 31 from ALS.He worked at Kansas First News from 2011 to 2013.Everyone ... [Published Kansas First News - 4 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

First harvest at Crooked Post Winery

Making wine isn’t an easy process, it takes hours just to harvest the grapes alone.“We started at eight o’clock in the morning, beautiful cool sunny Kansas morning,” volunteer Betty Lou Pardue says.It’s harvesting season for the first time at the Crooked ... [Published Kansas First News - 7 hours ago]
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Princess Diane’s death reaches 17th anniversary

According to ABC News, Sunday marks the 17th anniversary of   Princess Diana ‘s death  in a Paris Limousine crash.Princess Diana initially survived the Aug. 31, 1997, crash, but later died from her injuries. Film producer Dodi Al-Fayed and the driver ... [Published Kansas First News - 10 hours ago]
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India suggests rice bucket challenge, prevents wasted water

According to NPR,More than a million people worldwide have poured buckets of ice water over their heads as part of a  fund-raising campaign for ALS , or Lou Gehrig’s disease.But when word of the challenge made its way to India, where more than  100 million ... [Published Kansas First News - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

911 recording reveals woman forced to have roadside birth

(KSL) A Utah couple is now laughing after a hectic roadside delivery captured on the recording of their call to 911.Mike Anderson was rushing to get his wife to the hospital to deliver their baby, but didn’t make it before his wife’s water broke, according ... [Published Kansas First News - 9 hours ago]
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Topeka PD responds to stabbing

At 5:51am officers of the Topeka Police Department were dispatched to the area of 10 th and SW Tyler reference a subject calling in on 911 that he had been stabbed.On arrival officers found the single male victim had suffered a life threatening stab wound.  ... [Published Kansas First News - 12 hours ago]
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Indian grandmother slays leopard, lives to tell the tale

Kansas First NewsAccording to The Wall Street Journal, Kamla Negi, a 56-year-old rice farmer and grandmother from a small village in northern India, fought a battle to the death with a wild leopard—and won.She was walking home Sunday when the big cat ... [Published Kansas First News - 14 hours ago]
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Bicyclists hit the streets in memory of fallen friend

Area bicyclists hit the pavement Saturday in memory of one of their own.Cal Melick was killed in a bicycling accident earlier this month near Lawrence riding his bike.For nearly 30 years, Melick was a librarian at Washburn University.To commemorate both ... [Published Kansas First News - 15 hours ago]
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Kansas GOP gives advice for dealing with education reform “trolls”

The Kansas Republican Party has sent out a newsletter that offers advice on dealing with “trolls” from the Kansas National Education Association.The Wichita Eagle reports that the newsletter sent Friday talks about clashes with “KNEA trolls” in a section ... [Published Kansas First News - 15 hours ago]
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International bacon day marks huge consumption

Saturday marked international bacon day.The tasty celebration falls on the Saturday before Labor Day each year.Market research firm the NPD group found that Americans ate 1.1 billion bacon servings from April 2013 to April 2014.That’s about 6 percent ... [Published Kansas First News - 15 hours ago]
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‘Touch a Truck’ allows kids to explore huge machines

There is something about big trucks that kids just love to touch, and on Saturday they got to do just that. It was all hands on at the annual ‘Touch a Truck’ event in downtown Topeka.More than 30 large vehicles used for construction or public safety lined ... [Published Kansas First News - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Dance-a-thon raises $10,000 for Muscular dystrophy

Dancing feet brought in $10,000 for Muscular dystrophy Saturday.The Beverly Bernardi Post Conservatory of Dance and Pom just wrapped up its 39th annual dance-a-thon. It took place for four hours Saturday afternoon. This is all ahead of the telethon on ... [Published Kansas First News - Aug 30 2014]

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First harvest at Crooked Post Winery [Published Kansas First News - 7 hours ago]
India suggests rice bucket challenge, prevents ... [Published Kansas First News - 8 hours ago]
911 recording reveals woman forced to have road... [Published Kansas First News - 9 hours ago]
Princess Diane’s death reaches 17th anniversary [Published Kansas First News - 10 hours ago]
Topeka PD responds to stabbing [Published Kansas First News - 12 hours ago]
Indian grandmother slays leopard, lives to tell... [Published Kansas First News - 14 hours ago]
Kansas GOP gives advice for dealing with educat... [Published Kansas First News - 15 hours ago]
Bicyclists hit the streets in memory of fallen ... [Published Kansas First News - 15 hours ago]
‘Touch a Truck’ allows kids to explore huge mac... [Published Kansas First News - 15 hours ago]
International bacon day marks huge consumption [Published Kansas First News - 15 hours ago]
Dance-a-thon raises $10,000 for Muscular dystrophy [Published Kansas First News - Aug 30 2014]
Marshall County attempting to locate missing pe... [Published Kansas First News - Aug 30 2014]
Man’s RV catches fire before trip [Published Kansas First News - Aug 30 2014]
Jackson Co. rollover injures mother and baby [Published Kansas First News - Aug 30 2014]
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Lawrence DUI checkpoint leads to 10 arrests [Published Kansas First News - Aug 30 2014]
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Topeka man sentenced for shooting wife [Published Kansas First News - Aug 29 2014]
K-State to offer new free online course [Published Kansas First News - Aug 29 2014]
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