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URGENT – Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign

URGENT – Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign

(CNN) — After months of deliberation, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Tuesday that he is running for president again in 2020. It will be Sanders’ second consecutive bid for the Democratic nomination after losing to Hillary Clinton in 2016.Sanders made the announcement in an interview with Vermont Public Radio Tuesday morning.Sanders enters the 2020 race…MORE

Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign

Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign

After months of deliberation, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Tuesday that he is running for president again in 2020. It will be Sanders’ second consecutive bid for the Democratic nomination after losing to Hillary Clinton in 2016. Sanders made the announcement in an interview with Vermont Public Radio Tuesday morning. Sanders enters the 2020 race…MORE

Snow develops late, then expect most accumulation tonight

Snow develops late, then expect most accumulation tonight

​Winter Storm Warning is posted late today through early Wednesday for Brown, Cloud, Marshall, Nemaha, Republic and Washington counties.Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the remaining counties of northeast Kansas from 3pm Tuesday to 9am Wednesday…We began President’s Day with very cold air. Many spots were between 8-14 degrees, and the northwest made it seem even…MORE

Caster Semenya needs to be treated fairly, says US Olympic great Ed Moses

Caster Semenya needs to be treated fairly, says US Olympic great Ed Moses

US athletics great Ed Moses says sport has had its “head in the ground” over the issue of hypoandrogenism and called for South African Caster Semenya to be treated fairly as her appeal against testosterone restrictions in female runners takes place in Switzerland. Semenya, the double Olympic 800m champion, is hyperandrogenous, meaning she has elevated…MORE

City of Manhattan looking for new city flag

City of Manhattan looking for new city flag

The City of Manhattan is looking for the community’s help to design a new city flag. The city is sponsoring a flag design contest, in the hopes of finding a new symbol for the Little Apple to rally behind.”Nobody really realizes that we have a flag,” said city spokesperson Vivienne Uccello. “There are other cities like…MORE

CDC fears ‘zombie deer disease’ spreading in Kansas could infect humans

CDC fears ‘zombie deer disease’ spreading in Kansas could infect humans

The Center for Disease Control issued a warning about a deadly disease spreading into states including Kansas.Chronic wasting disease, recently called the “zombie deer disease,” infects the brain, spine and tissue of deer, elk and moose. According to the CDC, the disease gets its start infecting prion proteins in the brain, and is passed through contact with contaminated body…MORE

Local high school students publish work in research journal

Local high school students publish work in research journal

Freshman students at Seaman High School became published authors after writing essays featured in a research journal. A recent project for freshman gave them total freedom to come up with their own research topics. Students chose a variety of topics, including the life of ballet dancer Misty Copeland, pregnancy, and the role of minorities in athletics. Freshman English teacher…MORE

Bill promises cheaper food for Kansas families

Bill promises cheaper food for Kansas families

A new bill promises to put more food on your table and more money in your pocket. On Monday, Kansas lawmakers discussed lowering the sales tax on food. Changing the food sales tax is an idea Kansas lawmakers have been talking about for years. Now a house bill introduced by Representative Steven Johnson aims to do just…MORE

Topeka proposes sign restrictions

Topeka proposes sign restrictions

Changes could be in store for the Topeka skyline. The city is considering changing its sign code. Its proposal would put limits on the height and size of signs around Topeka. This wouldn’t apply to signs that are already up, it would just be the rule going forward. Topeka planning director Bill Fiander said according to a recent survey…MORE

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