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Patrol: 2 From Alexandria Killed In Kansas Crash

Two people from Minnesota were killed Thursday afternoon in a crash near McPherson, Kan., according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. The accident happened around 4 p.m. Thursday in the northbound lanes of Interstate 135 at milepost 63.

07/25/2014

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Midwest Economic Survey Index Hits 3-Year High

A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states hit a three-year high in April, suggesting more economic growth over the next three to six months, according to a report issued Thursday.

05/01/2014

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Five Things: NCAA Tournament Bids And Wichita’s Perfection

In the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.

03/10/2014

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Rising Star: Kansas Guard Naadir Tharpe

The 5’11” Tharpe is averaging 30 minutes, 8.9 points, and 5.1 assists per game while shooting 45 percent from the field, 39 percent from deep, and 82 percent from the line.

03/04/2014

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Minn. Man Convicted Of Human Trafficking

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt’s office says in a release that a Logan County jury on Thursday convicted Preston Sanders, of St. Paul, Minn., of transporting a person under 18 knowing that person would be used for sex.

10/04/2013

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Newton Says Timberwolves Job Is Dream Come True

When Milt Newton was finishing up his graduate studies at Kansas, he told anyone that would listen that his goal was to one day become an NBA general manager. It took him 22 years to get there, but Newton has finally arrived. That the opportunity is coming in the place where his wife grew up and under the man he befriended while they worked together in Washington made it worth the wait.

09/10/2013

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Teen From Burnsville Killed In Kansas Crash

Authorities said a 19-year-old girl from Burnsville was killed in a crash in Kansas on Thursday. The Kansas Highway Patrol responded to the crash at about 7 a.m. Thursday on Highway 54 near Highway 34 in Ford County, Kan., which is in the southwestern part of the state.

07/12/2013

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Royals Rally For 7-3 Victory Over Twins

Lorenzo Cain hit a two-run homer during a four-run eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 7-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.

06/06/2013

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KSU To Award Honorary Doctorate To Ex-Cargill CEO

Kansas State University is awarding an honorary doctorate to a former CEO of agribusiness giant Cargill Inc.

04/25/2013

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Rothstein: Friday’s Sweet 16 Primer; Predictions, Key Matchups & More

Florida Gulf Coast is without question the story of the tournament — but they’re not going to beat Florida.

03/29/2013

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Five Things: Goodbye Big East, Buckeyes Win Big Ten, And West Coast Blues

Yesterday was a relatively drama-free Selection Sunday. Joe Lunardi was a perfect 68 for 68, as Middle Tennessee State, St. Mary’s, Boise State, and La Salle claimed the final spots in the field. Louisville, Gonzaga, Kansas, and Indiana earned the top seeds.

03/18/2013

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Kansas, K-State Favored As Big 12 Tourney Opens

Kansas State and Kansas tied for the regular-season Big 12 title, but that doesn’t mean they feel very good about themselves entering the league tournament.

03/12/2013

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Spending Time With MN’s Nationally Known Tyus Jones

You have to go way back to Sam Jacobson to remember a player that created this much basketball buzz.

03/08/2013

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Economic Slump Likely To Continue In Midwest

A new survey of business leaders suggests the economy will remain sluggish in nine Midwest and Plains states, and hiring will be slow over the next three to six months.

01/02/2013

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Davis, Kansas Women Rally Past Minnesota 65-53

Carolyn Davis scored 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting, helping No. 20 Kansas rally in the second half to remain unbeaten with a 65-53 victory over Minnesota on Sunday.

12/02/2012

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