New York City Council Speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn speaks at a fast food workers' protest outside a McDonald's restaurant on New York's Fifth Avenue, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013. Organizers say thousands of fast-food workers are set to stage walkouts in dozens of cities around the country Thursday, part of a push to get chains such as McDonald's, Taco Bell and Wendy's to pay workers higher wages. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Fast-food protests under way

Fast-food protests are under way in cities including New York, Chicago and Detroit, with organizers expecting the biggest national walkouts …

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Downtown Holton alive with local art

Enjoy local art tomorrow night at the Holton Art Walk. From 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., downtown Holton around the square will come alive with painti…

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Brownback guards applicants’ names

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s office is releasing a month’s worth of calendars for him and three top aides but isn’t disclosing the applicants…

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Drought update for Eastern Kansas

Despite the recent hot weather across Kansas, on Monday the drought emergency status was officially dropped for Eastern Kansas.

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Lyon Co. searching for inmate

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office is trying to find an inmate this mornign who was let out for a work release and then did not come back to t…