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Private funding again to pay for Pittsburg fireworks display

Private funding again to pay for Pittsburg fireworks display
Pittsburg is holding several events today and for the third consecutive year the city’s fireworks will be paid for by private funding. “With the city of Pittsburg’s economy we had to cut several hundred thousand out of the budget and we didn’t want to cut any jobs, so the fireworks were one logical thing that had to be cut unfortunately out of the budget,” says Kim Vogel,... 
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New traffic laws for KS motorists now in effect

New traffic laws for KS motorists now in effect
Some new traffic laws goes into effect today for Kansas motorists, the most notable is an increase of five miles per hour on some multi-lane highways, bringing the speed limit to 75 miles per hour on those highways. The list of those zones is on the Kansas Department of Transportation website. Also, the new “dead red” law will allow motorcyclists or bicyclists to go through a red... 
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Competition in Girard combines local favorites

Competition in Girard combines local favorites
GIRARD, KANSAS - July 4th weekend traditionally combines fireworks and barbecue and in Girard, an event brings both together with big time competition. Smokers fills the air as 32 national barbeque master teams compete for first place. The grand prize winner will receive a plaque and a thousand dollar prize. Around 40 judges rate chicken, beef, and pork barbeque dishes. 500 members of the community... 
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