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Finney County commissioners on Monday continued to hear proposed department and agency budgets as part of the process of preparing next year’s overall county budget.

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Some areas of Kansas reported one of the wettest months of May on record, while many saw at least double the normal rainfall.

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The historic William Fulton House is open again for tours at the Finney County Historical Museum. The house, built by Garden City founding father William D. Fulton in 1884, is available for public viewing from 2 to 4 p.m. most Saturdays and Sundays throughout the summer. Admission is free.

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Finney County Transit is continuing its Youth Go-Free program for the sixth summer. The program, which began May 22 and will continue through Aug. 21, allows youth younger than 16 free rides on Finney County Transit buses.

A Ulysses couple were killed Saturday morning when they collided with a semitrailer at the intersection of County Road 5 and Road V in rural Grant County.

To kick off The Stevens Park Concert Series sponsored by The Garden City Recreation Commission and the City of Garden City, the band Run Boy Run will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday in Stevens Park.

In an effort to teach the importance of good nutrition and physical fitness, Florence Wilson Elementary School, 1709 Labrador Blvd., on Tuesday will host Body Venture, an interactive tour that allows children to explore the human body.

Sharon Springs Masonic Lodge #417 in Tribune will host a free cancer screening during the June Jaunt on Saturday. The screening will be held from 9 a.m. to noon MT at Greeley County Family Clinic, 321 E. Harper. It is open to the public and no appointment is necessary.

The Kansas Department of Transportation expects work on pavement reconstruction projects on U.S. 56 through the towns of Montezuma and Ensign to begin by Monday.

The growing trend of retailers offering digital or e-receipts to customers has its up sides and, inevitably, its down sides. Younger shoppers are at ease with the convenience of having sales receipts emailed to them. Some older shoppers are a bit more of a hard sell and prefer paper. Both vi…

GARDEN CITY — The second meeting of the Public Relations Society of Southwest Kansas is at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Samy’s Spirits and Steakhouse inside the garden terrace. Lunch will be on your own. The organization was formed so PR professionals can expand their current network and gain indu…

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PITTSBURGH (TNS) — People with depression are at significantly greater risk for Parkinson’s disease than the general population, and those with severe depression are especially vulnerable, according to an article published online recently by Neurology, the journal of the American Academy of …

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WASHINGTON (TNS) — The Supreme Court faces a decision soon on whether to dive back into the contentious issue of abortion and consider allowing states to enforce new, stricter laws, including one from Mississippi that would close that state’s only licensed abortion clinic.

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BALTIMORE (TNS) — Martin O’Malley, the former Baltimore mayor and Maryland governor who ushered in an era of tech-savvy management and a new brand of progressive politics during more than two decades in public office, announced his long-expected campaign for president on Saturday.

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WASHINGTON (TNS) — Lawyers for the Obama administration said Wednesday that they were refocusing their legal strategy in an effort to restart the president’s plan to grant temporary legal protection to millions of illegal immigrants.

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TOPEKA — The U.S. House on Tuesday passed legislation backed by Rep. Tim Huelskamp that would force the Environmental Protection Agency to withdraw a proposed change to the Clean Water Act that opponents say would grant federal officials too much control over the nation’s bodies of water.

WAUKEE, Iowa — Religious liberty, abortion and same-sex marriage took center stage Saturday as socially conservative voters converged for a marathon of political stump speeches by contenders for the Republican presidential nomination.