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Bob Dole delights Great Bend community

Former Senator Bob Dole, center, accepted a Quilt of Valor made by the members of the Quilts of Valor Chapter. The women sew quilts for World War II and Korean veterans.

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Still sharp and witty at the age of 90, former Senator and presidential candidate Bob Dole graciously spoke and then greeted each of the dozens of community members who waited in line to see the elder statesman in Great Bend Wednesday afternoon in Great Bend.
“I may decide to run for re-election,” he told the crowd of 150, opening with a speech.  “I may pass up 2016 and wait until later on.”
Dole has visited 45 counties and plans to visit the other 60 in Kansas, but plans to wait until after July and August because it’s too hot ...

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