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Light of Abilene, of the world

Attendees at Emmanuel United Methodist Church’s annual Christmas Eve candlelight service hold their flames as they sing a final hymn to honor the Christ-child Wednesday evening.
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Obama actions leave immigrants excited but nervous


BALTMORE — When Rosalinda Monsalvo applies to avoid deportation under President Barack Obama’s recently announced immigration program, she’ll do so knowing she is exactly the kind of
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New controversial shooting


Protesters yell at police protecting the perimeter of a scene on Wednesday, where a teenager was fatally shot by a police officer about 90 minutes before at a Mobil gas station in Berkeley, Mo.
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Kroger CEO retires


By Ken Stephens
The Hutchinson News, Kan. (TNS)
Dec. 24--David Dillon’s career came full circle Tuesday afternoon.
The retiring chairman of Kroger, parent company of Dillon Stores, returned to where

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Surge of influenza prompts warning


The number of confirmed flu-like cases in Kansas shot up last week, prompting a warning from state health officials.
More than 10 percent of patient visits to a network of outpatient clinics that survey

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Local sports

Kansas State evaluating options at free safety before Alamo Bowl


Bill Snyder knew the question was coming.
Kansas State’s secondary has been hurt by late-season injuries in three straight seasons, forcing the Wildcats to evaluate replacement options leading into

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Kansas State's Jake Waters presents 'unique challenge' for UCLA


Jake Waters is not the type of player who can fill up a SportsCenter countdown by himself, nor is he the type of prospect that has the type of pocket presence that makes NFL scouts salivate.
But with

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Lady Longhorns win NCKL titles


The Abilene Middle School seventh and eighth grade girls basketball teams were the winners of the North Central Kansas League championships recently. The 8th grade team finished season 14-0 and the seventh
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Cowboy wrestling team wins Abilene Varsity Invitational Tournament


The Abilene Cowboys wrestling team won the first Cowboy Varsity Wrestling Invitational Tournament Saturday in the AHS gym.
Abilene scored 183.5 team points to take the title over Salina Central 159, Scott

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Light of Abilene, of the world

Attendees at Emmanuel United Methodist Church’s annual Christmas Eve candlelight service hold their flames as they sing a final hymn to honor the Christ-child Wednesday evening.

Crime in Kansas

WICHITA — A teenage boy narrowly escaped injury in a drive-by shooting early Tuesday morning, police said.
A woman reported hearing one shot fired shortly after 1:35 a.m. Tuesday in the 2600 block

Fire damages family's home

JUNCTION CITY — A family managed to escape a house fire Saturday night.

The fire began at approximately 9 p.m. in the east bedroom of the single-family home located at 205 E. 12th St.

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Whatever, adoption to be focus

Gina Kuntz, owner of "Hairtiques, The Gift Parlor and Whatever" in Abilene, highlighting her newest venture the "Whatever" Shop, will be featured at a coffee event on Jan. 8.
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Woman tries to buy monkey online, out $1K

WICHITA — Police officials on Monday warned Wichita residents not to fall for any monkey business.
A 26-year-old woman is out nearly $1,000 when she went online Friday and found a breeder that agreed

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Should the city of Abilene and Dickinson County continue exploring a proposal to place the Abilene Police Department and Dickinson County Sheriff's Department in a proposed justice center?