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Do you agree with Kansas legislators’ move to make state concealed carry laws less restrictive and more uniform across Kansas?

  • Yes, the same rules should apply to all Kansans.
  • Yes, the state’s gun control laws are too extreme.
  • No, the change would remove control from local leaders.
  • No, Kansas’ gun laws already are too loose.

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Monday, June 10, 2013 10:17 PM

Sheriff: Attacker knew victims, home invasion wasn’t random

By The Herald Staff

GARNETT — A person who assaulted a 54-year-old Anderson County man and his 84-year-old father called the victims by name during the attack, the Anderson County sheriff said Monday.

“The [assailant] knew the victims,” Vern Valentine, Anderson County sheriff, said of the home invasion Thursday east of Garnett. “We have interviewed a couple of suspects, and we believe this was an isolated incident. It’s still under investigation.”

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