Dec 19, 2011 13:24 EST
OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Bitter cold, strong winds and heavy snow were expected to pummel the Southwest and plains states on Monday with blizzard conditions possible in parts of New Mexico, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas.
Dec 19, 2011 10:30 EST
(Reuters) - Bitter cold, strong winds and heavy snow were expected to pummel the Southwest and plains states on Monday with blizzard conditions possible in parts of New Mexico, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas.
Nov 14, 2011 14:24 EST
NASHVILLE (Reuters) - Country star Trace Adkins' career has gone to the dogs -- sort of.
Aug 15, 2011 00:30 EDT
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture said National Beef Packing Co has recalled about 60,424 pounds of ground beef products after inspection at an Ohio processing plant produced suspicions of contamination by e.coli 0157:H7 bacteria.
Jun 05, 2011 07:24 EDT
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor James Arness, who personified the tall, rugged lawman of the American frontier as Marshal Matt Dillon on "Gunsmoke," U.S. television's longest-running prime-time drama, died on Friday at age 88.
Jun 01, 2011 20:00 EDT
Of all the problems facing the beleaguered Nevada System of Higher Education, which one seems so urgent that the Legislature would take it up? Perhaps it's how to deal with deep budget cuts, which will be at least $200 million when you count the loss of federal stimulus money? Or access for underprivileged students? Or graduation rates? Or the division of resources between UNR and UNLV? Ê
Nov 28, 2010 19:00 EST
Ages ago I worked as a sports writer in Redding, Calif., for the Record Searchlight newspaper. When you are a sports writer in Redding, you get to cover rodeo. Eventually.It's a rite of passage. When you have covered, say, 100 high school football games, you get to buck out some stock. Or, at least, write about the bucking of the stock.
Sep 23, 2010 18:08 EDT
Man gets frightening look at frontier justice, passing out with head in museum display noose. An Arkansas man got a frightening look at frontier justice when he passed out with a display noose around his head during a trip to a Wild West-themed Kansas museum, officials said.
Sep 02, 2010 17:05 EDT
55th anniversary celebration of `Gunsmoke' opening Friday in Dodge City. Fans of "Gunsmoke" can travel back to the glory days of the classic TV western during a 55th anniversary celebration opening Friday in Dodge City.
Aug 30, 2010 15:09 EDT
Officials at first state-owned casino in Kansas happy with results after first 8 months. Despite the poor economy, the first state-owned casino in Kansas is exceeding revenue projections and drawing customers from throughout the Midwest, according to lottery officials.
Jul 19, 2010 16:50 EDT
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A blistering heat wave with 100-degree-Fahrenheit (38 Celsius) temperatures and stifling humidity has caused more than 1,000 cattle deaths in Kansas the past few days and forecasts call for the heat to continue through Friday.
Jun 29, 2010 17:30 EDT
Kansas bars, bingo parlors ask judge to block smoking ban from going into effect Thursday. Attorneys representing bars and bingo parlors asked a Kansas judge to put a hold on the state's smoking ban Tuesday, arguing it would hurt their businesses and violate their constitutional rights to property.
May 30, 2010 08:26 EDT
'Easy Rider' creator Dennis Hopper dies; countercultural hero saw big hits, big misses. Dennis Hopper, who brought the counterculture to Hollywood with "Easy Rider" and led a career marked by successes, failures and comebacks, has died at age 74.
May 29, 2010 15:49 EDT
US actor and director Dennis Hopper, a counterculture icon who worked with Hollywood legends including James Dean and Marlon Brando, died Saturday at age 74, his manager said.
May 29, 2010 14:20 EDT
US actor and director Dennis Hopper, a counterculture icon who worked with Hollywood legends including James Dean and director Francis Ford Coppola, has died at age 74, US media reported Saturday.
May 07, 2010 22:17 EDT
Effort in Kansas Senate aimed at reviving racing becomes mired in dispute over smoking ban. An effort in the Kansas Senate to revive the state's dog- and horse-racing industry became mired Friday night in a contentious debate over banning smoking in state-owned casinos.
Apr 09, 2010 18:18 EDT
Developers abandon plans for Wichita-area casino, costing state $25M fee built into budget. A developer abandoned plans Friday to build a state-owned casino south of Wichita and asked for its licensing fee back, creating a new problem for the state as it struggles with its budget.
Mar 26, 2010 16:52 EDT
Ailing US actor Dennis Hopper was given his own star on the Hollywood Boulevard Friday with a bevy of screen legends turning out to honor him as he battles prostate cancer.
Mar 18, 2010 17:23 EDT
Immigrants heading to Washington from across the country to rally for immigration reform. Day laborers on foot from Long Island and Californians who sold tamales to pay for their trip are expected to rally on Sunday in Washington, D.C., with tens of thousands of immigrants, many of them undocumented Hispanics, to dramatize their pleas for immigration reform.
Mar 15, 2010 15:37 EDT
Roll the dice, not once, but twice! States expand gaming to plug recession-battered budgets. Faced with a drop in gambling revenue, states are adding games, considering new casinos and increasing lottery options ? anything to keep their cut of the profits rolling in.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|City of Dodge City|
|"The Wicked Little City"|
Dodge City is an important center for meat packing.
|Elevation||2,550 ft (777.2 m)|
|Area||12.7 sq mi (32.9 km2)|
|- land||12.6 sq mi (33 km2)|
|- water||0.1 sq mi (0 km2), 0.79%|
|Density||2,069 /sq mi (798.8 /km2)|
|- summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|Named after||Colonel Richard Irving Dodge|