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Regional Headlines for Saturday, November 30, 2013



KC Hopeful in Landing GOP Convention

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas City Convention and Visitors Association spokeswoman says there could be a "significant announcement" next week about efforts to bring the 2016 Republican National Convention to the city. The Star reports the association received its bid package from the Republican National Committee on Wednesday. The package asks for specific details of the city's offer to host the convention.


Squirrel Blamed for Holiday Power Outage

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A utility company says a squirrel is to blame for a power outage that affected more than 3,000 customers in eastern Kansas on Thanksgiving. Westar Energy said a squirrel apparently got inside a substation and caused fuses to blow out. The Kansas City Star reports that Westar apologized to customers for the incident Thursday morning. Westar said crews had the power back on to most customers by 12:30 p.m.


Wichita Reviews Water Plans

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita officials are reviewing water conservation plans in the wake of recent rains that have filled the city's once-dwindling reservoir. The Wichita Eagle reports Cheney Reservoir, which provides much of the city's water, is nearly full and forecasts call for more precipitation this winter.

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