Bonus (Kari Wempe)

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Jefferson's suffers 'extensive damage' from fire, smoke

Perhaps you are thinking of the Pier One fire about 30 years ago. Explosion and fire. Memory reminds me that 2 were killed.

January 15, 2015 at 3:47 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Brownback announces $280 million in allotment cuts to fill budget shortfall

The state has not been contributing to the KPERS fund like it supposed to for years. Care to explain that?

December 9, 2014 at 1:15 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

What do you think on the city’s proposed ban of couches on porches?

Having almost lost my child due to a fire in a sofa on an apartment balcony, I say this is a smart idea. This fire blocked the residents' ingress out of the apartment so they had to jump from a second floor window. Smoldering fires happen because of disgarded or forgotten smoking materials and the like. Please consider safety.

August 23, 2013 at 11:03 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Local accident victims advocate against texting while driving

Here is my question: Who are you to think you are SO important that texting or making cell phone calls must be made immediately? Pull into a parking lot, pull off the road, do something but use these devises while driving. Drivers you are steering a 2 ton bullet... remember that.

BTW that goes for you who drive and read the paper, read a book on your notebook device, put on make up, stuff your face with breakfast, lunch or dinner, drink (whatever liquid), or disipiline your kids in the back seat. Driving is a responsiblity and a priviledge. Thank you- I have safely jumped off my soap box.

August 19, 2013 at 1:59 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

High-speed chase ends with suspect's vehicle on fire east of Perry

The orginal article said nothing about an aggrevated assult, just mentioned non- moving viollations. Hence the question. Better reporting next time.

February 13, 2013 at 3:46 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

High-speed chase ends with suspect's vehicle on fire east of Perry

thank you. you got my point.

February 13, 2013 at 3:35 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

High-speed chase ends with suspect's vehicle on fire east of Perry

Someone tell me why non moving violations are important enough to endanger lives of other drivers? 100 mph for window tinting, obstruction of a tag ID? I hope there is more to this story than what is written. Or perhaps the KHP should review their rules on high speed pursuits.

February 12, 2013 at 12:20 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

180-foot tower planned south of Lone Star Lake

This is fantasic news for Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, EMS first responders. Communiciation is very diffiuclt in the SW part of the county, so this will enhance their abilities to serve (safely) their communities.

February 12, 2013 at 12:16 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Topeka man dies after vehicle accident near KU campus

Adrian was a good guy and looked out for a lot of kids, including my daughter. My husband coached in in baseball for many years. He was fun loving and loved his family. Rest in Peace Adrian, Rest in Peace.

October 26, 2012 at 4:47 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Driver in head-on crash had prior DUIs

If you are so interested in condeming every authority, why don't you call the DA yourself and get the same answer. Rediculous.

September 25, 2012 at 1:55 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

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