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Kansas legislators to reopen debate over guns at hospitals

Kansas legislators are facing a midsummer deadline to approve costly security upgrades for state hospitals and mental institutions in order to keep in place a four-year-old ban on concealed weapons inside the facilities. While the conservative state frequently embraces pro-gun policies, this debate is unique. Even Republican Gov. Sam Brownback …

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A legacy of hope

Erica Souters and her husband Jason still get emotional over the amount of support they receive during their annual charity garage sale. “This event has grown from a couple of tables in my driveway to taking up this entire building up here at the fairgrounds it’s so amazing to see …

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Clinton Marina Prepares For Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is the kick off to summer and boaters are ready to hit the water. Jay Pine is a regular when it comes to boating at the Clinton Lake Marina. “Cruising, fishing, if the water’s warm enough, we’ll float,” said Pine. More than just the regulars come and …

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Lawrence Busker Fest is back in town!

The 10th annual Lawrence Busker Fest gets underway Memorial Day weekend. There are over 20 acts performing on 5 different stages all in downtown Lawrence. You can expect to see musicians, magicians, jugglers, dancers and more! It’s free. For details on the different acts, please go to www.LawrenceBuskerFest.com

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Larned Correctional to become medium-security prison

The state plans to convert the Larned State Hospital into a medium security prison for 18-to-25-year-old inmates. The Kansas Department of Corrections said this week the inmates housed at Larned would have less than three years left to serve. The Hutchinson News reports 150 mental health inmates now at Larned …

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