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  1. Kansas Quakes-felt in Manhattan?Read the original story

    Tuesday | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    A southern Kansas county was shaking after a pair of earthquakes were reported within hours of each other but apparently didn't cause any damage. The U.S. Geological Survey reports the first earthquake to hit Harper County was at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday and was measured 3.3 on the Richter scale.

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  2. Earthquakes hit Harper County in southern KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Capital-Journal

    The first earthquake, a magnitude 3.3 tremor, occurred at 7:30 a.m. and was centered about five miles southeast of the town of Harper, population 1,473.

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  3. Kansas deputy says vest protected her during stopRead the original story

    Tuesday | KHGI

    A Harper County sheriff's deputy says her bulletproof vest likely saved her life after she was pinned between two trucks during a traffic stop. KWCH-TV reports Deputy Melanie Miller responded to a reckless driving call on Sunday.

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  4. Earthquakes Increase in Kansas Task Force Can't Pinpoint WhyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Insurance Journal West

    There's not enough data to make any determinations about why there has been an increase in the number of earthquakes in Kansas, a three-member task force appointed by Gov. Sam Brownback has concluded. The state has experienced 49 earthquakes this year through late August, an unusually high increase over previous years, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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  5. Task force unable to pinpoint cause of earthquakes in KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | The Capital-Journal

    There isn't enough data to make any determinations about why there has been an increase in the number of earthquakes in Kansas, a three-member task force appointed by Gov. Sam Brownback has concluded. The state has experienced 49 earthquakes this year through late August, an unusually high increase over previous years, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. 1 comment

  6. Anthony man, 34, sentenced for multiple child sex crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | The Wichita Eagle

    A Harper County judge on Thursday imposed a more than six-year prison sentence on a 34-year-old man for multiple child sex crimes. Jason Eric Salsberry of Anthony received the 80-month term on two counts of aggravated indecent liberties, one count of criminal sodomy, one count of indecent liberties, two counts of indecent solicitation of a child and one count of sexual exploitation of a child, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said in a news release.

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  7. A conversation with John SchottRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... a lot of opportunity here." Schott also has served as the mayor of Anthony, as a founding board member of the Harper County Economic Development Council, on the Anthony 9-11 Memorial Committee and as president of the Anthony Chamber of Commerce. ...

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  8. 'You could drink that stuff': Owner defends fracking practicesRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    ... of concern because they contain chemicals that can cause cancer and damage to the nervous system. Two wells in Harper County listed as belonging to Shell/Woolsey reportedly used "petroleum hydrocarbon oil" as part of the fracking process in 2011. ...

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  9. Report: Four fracking wells in Kansas injected kerosene, oilRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    ... drivers of speeding because of how fast they drove before the change." The report identified two wells in Harper County and two in Grant County that used diesel or similar products. The Harper County wells were owned by Shell and used petroleum ...

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  10. Anthony to rebuild Main Street site destroyed by fireRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... Main Street frontage, according to a news release from Tru-Building, which is involved in the project. The Harper County commission has approved use of Community Improvement District funds for the project, according to the release. Funding for the ...

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  11. Harper County studies earthquake insuranceRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | Business Journal

    Harper County began studying the idea of earthquake insurance after residents had felt about a dozen earthquakes so far this year.

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  12. 2 minor earthquakes recorded in Harper CountyRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    The U.S. Geological Survey says two minor earthquakes were recorded within hours of each other in Harper County in southern Kansas.

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  13. Harper County Records 2 Small EarthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    The U.S. Geological Survey says two minor earthquakes were recorded within hours of each other in Harper County in southern Kansas.

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  14. Minor Earthquakes In KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | WOWT-TV Omaha

    The U.S. Geological Survey says two minor earthquakes were recorded within hours of each other in Harper County in southern Kansas.

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  15. 3.3 earthquake recorded in Harper CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | KAKE

    It happened near the intersection of NW 40 Ave. and NW 130 Rd. at around 7:30 a.m. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake measured 3.3 on the Richter Scale. The epicenter is located about 6.5 miles northwest of Harper. KAKE News received a few messages regarding the earthquake.

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  16. Seven Kansas properties added to national registerRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2014 | The Capital-Journal

    Churches in Harper and Butler counties and a Kansas City hotel are among the newest Kansas properties added to the National Register of Historic Places.

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  17. 3.0 earthquake recorded in Harper CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | KAKE

    It happened near the intersection of NE 50th Ave and NE 50 Road at around 7:25 p.m. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake measured 3.0 on the Richter Scale.

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  18. Magnitude 3.6 earthquake reported in Harper CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | KAKE

    Some area residents have contacted KAKE News to say they felt the quake. Another who lives near Bluff City reported it caused damage to her home's ceiling .

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  19. How SandRidge Energy Turned This Unloved Play Into a WinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | The Motley Fool

    ... in significant cost reductions. In the first quarter, the company tested a dual stacked lateral well design in Harper County, Kansas, which was completed for just $5.2 million and achieved a 30-day IP of 707 Boe per day. In other words, the dual ...

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  20. In Harper County, crash that killed teens is hard to make sense ofRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2014 | The Wichita Eagle

    Emergency responders work at the scene of a two-car collision in Harper County on Friday that killed two teenagers and badly injured three others.

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