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U.S. Senator Jerry Moran talks mental-health legislation, potential stimulus package

National Suicide Prevention Hotline United States Senator Jerry Moran recently spoke with KMAN about the signing of his 9-8-8 National Suicide Prevention Hotline bill into law. He says that while the number isn’t currently accessible, he hopes it will be soon. “We’re in the process now of the FCC implementing a three-digit 9-8-8 number that [...]

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Manhattan firefighters test positive for COVID-19

Five Manhattan firefighters have tested positive for COVID-19. The firefighters are believed to have contracted the virus at an event they attended while off-duty. Immediately following the positive test results, the Manhattan Fire Department and the Riley County Health Department began investigating if other emergency personnel or members of the public had been exposed. Contact [...]

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Nearly two dozen linked to COVID outbreak at Riley County wedding

Local health officials say a wedding held in Riley County is the latest source of a COVID-19 outbreak, responsible for 22 of the 27 confirmed positive cases since Wednesday’s report. The wedding took place Oct. 17 and contact tracing staff are calling all known contacts in Riley County, but most guests were residents of other [...]

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Local courts to briefly stop taking electronic filings, payments

Courts in the 8th and 21st Judicial Districts will briefly stop taking electronic filings and payments next week as the state begins moving all court case data to a single web-based platform. The courts will go offline from 5 p.m. Oct. 28 to noon Oct. 29. The courts are known collectively as “Track 1” in [...]

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