According to an analysis of 2007 IRS statistics, the average taxpayer residing in New York City's posh Helmsley Building - owned before her death by Leona Helmsley, who once reportedly said that "only the little people pay taxes" - paid only 14.7 percent of his income in federal taxes.
NEW YORK (AP) - NFL employees have had their salaries trimmed by 12 percent since April, and seven teams have instituted pay cuts or furloughs of workers outside the huddle since the owners' lockout of players began March 12, The Associated Press has found in interviews around the league.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - The Boston Bruins had waited 39 long years for another drink from the Stanley Cup, and Tim Thomas was awfully thirsty.
IRVING, Texas (AP) - Dallas Mavericks guard DeShawn Stevenson has been arrested for public intoxication.
HOISINGTON - There will be a hamburger/hot dog benefit feed for Mallory Flagor, who has qualified for a national volleyball tournament with her club team, the Kansas Jets.
PRATT - The Great Bend Braves advanced their record to 6-2 after sweeping Pratt on the road on Tuesday.
The Great Bend Chiefs, a 19-and-under American Legion baseball team, travel to Newton on Thursday.
Doris May Fair FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - Doris May Fair, 91, died June 13 at Tuscan Adult Family Home in Federal Way, Wash. Survivors and arrangements are pending with Kimple Funeral Home in Ellinwood.
Dorothy Hannah A memorial service for Dorothy Hannah is scheduled at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 18 at the Trinity United Methodist Church on Great Bend with Pastor Jeffery Slater presiding. Inurnment will be in the Fairmount Cemetery in Jetmore. Funeral arrangements provided by Beckwith Funeral Home, Jetmore P.O. Box 477 Larned, Ks. 67550 620-285-2121 Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, June 16, 2011
Barton County Sheriff On Tuesday a woman wanted to know what she could do about a person calling her a liar on Facebook. She was advised to block messages from that person. Great Bend Police Tuesday reports: A bicyclist hit a pedestrian on a sidewalk at 12th and Main at 11:10 a.m. Both had scrapes but no major injuries, and no one was transported for treatment. ...
Three people died and two more were injured Tuesday evening, when a pickup struck a farm tractor on K-4 in Rush County. Kansas Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred shortly before 8 p.m., three miles east of the K-4 junction with U.S. 183. A GMC pickup driven by Raymond Eugene Redding, 55, of Hays, and a John Deere tractor driven by Don C. Hardy, 83, of Bison, were both westbound when ...
Crime Stoppers is seeking information on last week's theft of a four-wheeler and its trailer from a residence in Great Bend. Sometime between 6 p.m. Friday and 10:45 p.m. Saturday, a burglary occurred at 1906 Williams St. According to Police Chief Dean Akings, someone broke into the garage, stealing a white 2007 Honda TRX 450 and a black, three-rail motorcycle trailer. "The four-wheeler has paddle tires and a scorpion sticker ...
2011 Pawnee County Fair Schedule Thursday July 7 12:30 p.m. - 4-H Fashion Revue Judging and Consultation Construction Judging, Exhibit Building Tuesday, July 12 10 a.m. - 4-H Fashion Revue Judging, Consultation Construction Judging – Exhibit Building 7:30 p.m. - 4-H Public Fashion Revue, Exhibit Building Saturday, July 16 1:30 p.m. - 4-H Cat and Hand Pet Show, Larned Health Care, Living Center 7:30 p.m. - Demolition Derby Sunday, July 17 1 p.m. - 4-H ...
Larned Police Dept. Tuesday, June 14 Officers responded to a citizen's inquiry about curfew in the 600 block of Main at 1:10 a.m. Monday, June 13 An animal control officer responded to the 100 block of E. 15th at 8:38 a.m. An animal control officer responded to the 1000 block of Broadway at 9:06 a.m. An animal control officer responded to the 100 block of W. 16th at 10:29 a.m. An animal control officer responded ...
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The impenetrable wall that was the Kansas City defense was breached by the Denver Broncos two weeks ago, when Peyton Manning and his cohorts ran up and down the field in a 27-17 victory.
LAWRENCE - For the second straight season, Kansas coach Charlie Weis has taken the reins from a highly-touted transfer quarterback and handed them to an unproven but more mobile signal-caller.
Editor's note: The following stories are taken from Amy Metro's class "How to cook a turkey"
Barton Community College will hold auditions for its spring musical "Sweet Charity," at 5:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 2 and 3, in the Fine Arts Auditorium.
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The Great Bend Sports Complex will host the 2014 baseball and softball championships of the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference.
The Kansas Lottery is restructuring its field staff in order to provide better service to lottery players and retailers, and increase sales and transfers to the state. As part of the restructuring, the Lottery will close its Great Bend office. The last day the office is open to the public will be December 13, 2013.
ELLINWOOD - Owned by Ann Christiansen, Annie Mae's, 518 E. Santa Fe has opened in Ellinwood. The former John Henry's now also serves breakfast and has takeout and delivery in Ellinwood.
Looking for that unique holiday gift? How about a one of a kind piece of jewelry? The Kansas Wetlands Education Center is offering a make and take beaded jewelry class from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8. They'll make two different bracelets using seed beads. Once you learn how simple it is to create your own jewelry, you'll be hooked. There is a $5 materials fee for the class. All materials will be provided. Call ...
Preparation for the Russell Area Artists Exhibit at the Deines Cultural Center has begun. The exhibit will run from Jan. 10 through Feb. 7th. The show is open to any adult artist within a 60-mile radius of Russell.
"I'm not upset that you lied to me, I'm upset that from now on I can't believe you," declared Nietzsche.
In 2006 I came up against a holiday deadline crunch, so I turned my column over to Turpy, the beloved eight-year-old Golden Retriever/Chow mix who had turned up at our doorstep as a puppy.