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Black Friday in Abilene

Its that time of the year again. Family. Holidays. And Black Friday.
Abilene, as the rest of the country, is geared
for the biggest shopping season of 2014.
In fact, the buying started earlier this year, as local families stocked up in goods and food

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Local news

Brownback: ‘We’re looking at everything’ to plug budget hole


By Bryan Lowry
The Wichita Eagle (TNS)
Gov. Sam Brownback said Monday that he did not know before the election that the state would hit a budget shortfall this fiscal year and that he is "looking at everything"

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Despite challenges,Toys for Tots goes on this season


For the first time since the inception of the local Toys 4 Tots motorcycle run in the late 90s, the Nov. 16 run was cancelled due to inclement weather.
Fortunately, children’s needs were not cancelled

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Thankful faith rocks


Many traditional Thanksgiving dinners start with either a prayer — sometimes known as "saying grace" — or even with people going around the room, saying what they are thankful for.

At this

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County foreclosures not for profit


The annual Dickinson County tax foreclosure sale held earlier this month is not a moneymaker for the county. Nor is it intended to be.
"It’s a situation to get properties where taxes are not being

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Local sports

Kansas State offensive line brimming with school pride


Cody Whitehair could have played college football for a number of teams, but his recruitment ended the moment Kansas State offered him a scholarship.
Growing up in nearby Abilene, he couldn’t picture

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Kansas native Jordy Nelson gets Sports Illustrated cover treatment


Kansas native Jordy Nelson is a big reason the Green Bay Packers are a threat to win their second Super Bowl title in five seasons.
Through 11 games, the 29-year-old wide receiver has 1,066 receiving

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Kansas State ready for temporary move out of its football complex


Kansas State won’t complete the move out of its football complex until Dec. 8 to make way for the construction of a state-of-the-art facility on the north end of Snyder Family Stadium, but the transition
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Wrestling season kicks off with Brown and Orange scrimmage


Abilene High School wrestling season started with the annual Brown and Orange scrimmage Tuesday in the AHS gym. The Cowboys premiered its team with 19 intra-squad matches. Fans partook in a chili soup
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Galleries


'Abilene Musical'


The Rusty Roost: Additional Photos & Info


Raising the Flag

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Briefly


David Bradley Duer

David Bradley Duer, 43, passed away on Nov. 21, 2014. Services to celebrate David’s life are planned for 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25 at La Grone Funeral Chapel.
David was born in Abilene to Ira and


Hieberts to play on Sunday

Musical talent from Abilene, Salina and Gypsum will be featured at the First Baptist Church Singspiratio 6:30 p.m. Sunday at 501 N. Spruce.
Eddie and Robert Hiebert’s hammer dulcimer and guitar

Preparing for earthquakes

The Wichita Eagle (TNS)
Well, Kansas, you didn’t move to earthquake country; earthquake country moved to you.
With a record-setting 132 earthquakes so far this year — including a magnitude-4.8

Justice Center
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?