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Hydrant Flushing

The Junction City Fire Department will began their annual fire hydrant flushing program this week. …
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Firm to appeal nuclear plant whistleblower case

An engineering firm says it plans to appeal a decision by federal regulators in favor of a whistleblower allegedly fired for reporting unsafe conditions at a nuclear power plant in eastern Kansas.…

River authority retains development consultant

The Topeka –Shawnee County Riverfront Authority today entered into a one-year agreement with an economic development consultant to direct redevelopment efforts along Kansas River corridor. …
PHOTO by: Nate Nottage-Tracey, Kansas First News

Wire theft left lights on Sardou Bridge inoperable.

Westar Energy is rewiring street lights across the Sardou Bridge in Topeka. The project, which is expected to conclude in early June, requires traffic to be restricted to one lane.…
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Drought accelerates use of drugs to beef up cattle

Cattle feeders in the U.S. are coping with smaller herds and high corn costs in part by using more growth-inducing drugs designed to bulk up animals and get more beef from each carcass.…
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‘Ride for the Wall’

Hundreds of motorcycles roared through Topeka this morning as part of the Annual “Run for the Wall.”…
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Kansas House preparing to consider gun-rights bill

A favorable Kansas House vote is all supporters need for final legislative approval of restrictions on the use of state tax dollars for promoting or opposing gun-control measures.…