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  • By Angie Haflich ahaflich@gctelegram.com

Representatives of the City of Garden City, Finney County and other municipalities and counties were in Topeka the last week of January voicing opposition to a bill that seeks to move up the effective date of a tax lid and eliminate some exemptions to it.

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  • By Angie Haflich ahaflich@gctelegram.com

Area state lawmakers who oppose the existing tax lid law also oppose a Senate Bill seeking to remove exemptions and move up the date of implementation by 18 months.

These meetings are open to the public under Kansas law. Portions of the meetings may be closed to the public, but only under specific exemptions cited in Kansas law.

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  • By Austin Fisher afisher@gctelegram.com

DEERFIELD — Smoke and the smell of pork drifted out of what used to be the Deerfield fire station on Wednesday afternoon as men prepared the main dish for the annual Deerfield Brotherhood Ground Hog Supper.

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  • By Angie Haflich ahaflich@gctelegram.com

Garden City’s dining selection soon will expand to include a Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen restaurant.

The third annual Garden City Cheer and Dance Showcase starts at 11 a.m. today at the Garden City High School gym. Dance and cheerleading teams from Garden City, Holcomb, Dighton, and Dodge City will compete and perform. There will be a special performance at 12:05 p.m. by GC Glitter Bombs, a…

K-State Research and Extension will provide a free, educational session on the voting process from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Finney County Library as part of its Knowledge at Noon series. Melvin Neufeld will be the presenter and participants will have the opportunity to get help in compl…

People interested in learning more about the role the City of Garden City plays in their everyday lives are invited to enroll in the city's Citizen Academy.

The Finney County United Way’s 2017 application for funding is now available. For more information, call the United Way office at (620) 275-1425 or email fcuwed@gmail.com.

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  • By Angie Haflich ahaflich@gctelegram.com

A week after Holcomb welcomed its new Love’s Truck/Travel Center, Garden City welcomed its own Love’s Country Store on Thursday, near the U.S. Highway 50/400 bypass and Harvest Street.

  • By Paresh Dave Los Angeles Times

(TNS) — Apple Inc. has begun offering trade-in credit for damaged iPhones, a strategy that could encourage people to buy a newer model rather than try to fix or bear with their current device.

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  • By Scott Aust saust@gctelegram.com

About a year ago, demolition began on the old Bank of America building at 1515 E. Kansas Ave. to make way for the new home of Garden City’s Commerce Bank.

  • By Don Lee Tribune Washington Bureau

WASHINGTON (TNS) — For the last two years, America’s job-creation machine has been like “The Little Engine That Could,” chugging ahead with “I think I can, I think I can” regardless of headwinds at home or abroad.

  • By John T. Bennett CQ-Roll Call

WASHINGTON (TNS) — President Barack Obama on Friday took credit for the latest jobs report, saying the 4.9 percent rate shows his stewardship has made the U.S. economy the “strongest and most durable” in the world.

  • By Bridget Bowman CQ-Roll Call

WASHINGTON (TNS) — As the Zika virus reaches the United States and the nation’s capital, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are calling for an urgent response to prevent its spread, and are scheduling briefings and committee hearings to address it.

  • By Eli Yokley CQ-Roll Call

WASHINGTON (TNS) — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said Wednesday morning he will suspend his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, opting to focus instead on his on his re-election effort this year.

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  • By Lesley Clark McClatchy Washington Bureau

NASHUA, N.H. (TNS) — Now it’s all about New Hampshire.