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  1. Kansas House panel to have briefing on spike in earthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    A legislative committee will review data about a spike in small earthquakes in Kansas in recent years and ways to lessen their number, amid concerns they are tied to a process used in drilling for hard-to-reach deposits of oil and natural gas, the panel's chairman says. Rep. Dennis Hedke, a Wichita Republican, said Tuesday that he hopes the briefing he's planning for the House Energy and Environment Committee will reassure residents in south-central Kansas, where the earthquakes have been concentrated.

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  2. Kansas oil and gas industry switches to a survival modeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | The Wichita Eagle

    When final production is added up, the Kansas oil industry in 2014 may have drilled the most oil since "the Internet" was an unfamiliar term. That may be the last good thing that can be said for the state's oil and gas industries in 2015.

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  3. Kansas Earthquakes Further Damaging Century-Old CourthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Insurance Journal West

    Harper County officials are grappling with how to fix a century-old courthouse that was already deteriorating before a sharp increase in earthquakes began rattling south-central Kansas. The bill just to repair the 107-year-old stairways has increased from $400,000 to $1.1 million and an insurance adjuster also has found cracks in the interior of the courthouse in Anthony.

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  4. Kansas earthquakes worsen damage to century-old courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KAKE

    Harper County officials say frequent earthquakes are adding to the cost of repairing the century-old county courthouse, which was already deteriorating because of age. The Hutchinson News reports the county was considering spending $400,000 to fix cracks in the courthouse's staircases.

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  5. South-central Kansas earthquakes worsen damage to century-old courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Capital-Journal

    Harper County officials are grappling with how to fix a century-old courthouse that was already deteriorating before a sharp increase in earthquakes began rattling south-central Kansas. The small county was considering spending $400,000 to fix cracks in the courthouse staircases in the 107-year-old building, using a $200,000 historical tax credit to cover half the costs.

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  6. Age, quakes cause damage to Harper Co. courthouseRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Hays Daily News

    Age, along with the area's frequent earthquakes, has caused more than $1.1 million in damage to Harper County's courthouse. An insurance adjuster with earthquake damage experience was in town about 10 days ago to assess concerns regarding the courthouse's outside staircases, as well as to inspect cracks vining across interior walls in the southeast part of the structure, said County Clerk Cheryl Adelhardt.

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  7. Great Plains Nature Centera s Jim Mason honored for educational workRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... Division. He also served on many local, state and national conservation committees. Conservation Organization: Harper County Youth Deer Hunt. Since 2000, volunteers for the youth deer hunt based in Anthony has been providing quality outdoors ...

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  8. Anthony experiencing oil slowdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | KAKE

    Clark says as recent as November all 64 stalls had an RV with each usually occupied by a couple of oil field or pipeline workers. One of those is Mike Lanie, Director of the Harper County Economic Development Council.

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  9. In Harper, Kan., the former home of an eccentric hotel nears demolitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Capital-Journal

    ... Hotel, in downtown Harper, Kan., was opened in 1968 by Rosalea Hostetler when Hostetler returned home to Harper County after a stint studying at The University of Kansas and working in New York City. The building at 121 W. Main St. had first opened ...

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  10. Sunflower Health Network, Inc., Implements OffSite's Virtual CD for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | PRWeb

    ... based in Salina, Ks., reaches out to residents in 15 counties in central and north central Kansas, and in Harper County to the south. Like many rural providers throughout the nation, Sunflower facilities are offering excellent care to remote ...

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  11. Quakes shake issuesRead the original story

    Monday Feb 2 | Hays Daily News

    ... is often forced back down into the earth in a process known as saltwater injection. According to state data, Harper County oil production climbed from approximately 361,000 barrels in 2010 to 1.85 million barrels through the first nine months of ...

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  12. Quakes may mean legal issues for oil companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | The Capital-Journal

    ... often is forced back down into the earth in a process known as saltwater injection. According to state data, Harper County oil production climbed from about 361,000 barrels in 2010 to 1.85 million barrels through the first nine months of 2014. The ... 1 comment

  13. To grave's visitors, Tammy Faye's legacy is more than cosmeticRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | McClatchy

    ... cosmetic items i 1 2i 1 2 lipstick, mascara i 1 2i 1 2 that helped give Tammy Faye her distinctive look. In a Harper County cemetery, remote and unmarked, Tammy Faye's gravestone is far away from the glamour, controversy and cameras that followed ...

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  14. Injection wells cause of quakesRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Hays Daily News

    ... in Harper and Sumner counties, scientists told the House Energy and Environment Committee. Since 2010, Harper County alone has seen its oil production rise from 361,000 barrels a year to nearly 1.9 million barrels and its gas production rise from ...

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  15. Injection wells cause of quakesRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Hays Daily News

    ... in Harper and Sumner counties, scientists told the House Energy and Environment Committee. Since 2010, Harper County alone has seen its oil production rise from 361,000 barrels a year to nearly 1.9 million barrels and its gas production rise from ...

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  16. 4 more earthquakes rattle south-central KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    The U.S. Geological Survey says the largest quake was a 3.8-magnitude earthquake that was centered northwest of Anthony in Harper County early Saturday. Two 3.1-magnitude quakes hit just northeast of Antony on Sunday, one about 3 a.m. and the other about 8:30 p.m. The state has recorded more than 90 earthquakes this year, most in the south-central region.

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  17. EaRtHqUaKeS! In Kansas?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    Kansas is known for tornadoes, but what aboutearthquakes? On Thursday, three earthquakes hit Harper county in just 5 hours. There were at least 5 other quakes reported this week.

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  18. Scientists to legislative panel: Fracking isna t cause of Kansas earthquakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... in Harper and Sumner counties, the scientists told the House Energy and Environment Committee. Since 2010, Harper County alone has seen its oil production rise from 361,000 barrels a year to nearly 1.9 million barrels and its gas production rise ...

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  19. Agency heading toward concluding Kansas quakes caused by oil and gas practicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Capital-Journal

    ... same time oil production and the use of injection has been rising in those two counties as well, especially in Harper County. Harper County oil production climbed from about 361,000 barrels in 2010 to 1.85 million barrels through the first nine ...

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  20. Tammy Faye's remote Kansas grave is covered with tributes of mascara and lip glossRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Wisconsin Gazette

    ... leave the types of cosmetic items - lipstick, mascara - that helped give Tammy Faye her distinctive look. In a Harper County cemetery, remote and unmarked, Tammy Faye's gravestone is far away from the glamor, controversy and cameras that followed ...

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