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Kansas refinery reaches agreement over clean air violations

May. 28, 2020 5:50 PM EDT

EL DORADO, Kan. (AP) — The owners of an oil refining plant in El Dorado have agreed to pay a $4 million fine for violating federal clean air regulations, federal and state officials said Thursday. HollyFrontier also will make improvements at its plant to reduce emissions and improve risk management...

Body pulled from river in southern Kansas, authorities say

May. 23, 2020 6:30 PM EDT
EL DORADO, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a body has been pulled from a river in southern Kansas. KWCH-TV reports that Butler County Sheriff Kelly Herzet confirmed that the body was recovered Saturday from the Walnut River in Cowley County. No other details were immediately released.

Flooding reported as heavy rains move through Kansas

May. 15, 2020 2:11 PM EDT

EL DORADO, Kan. (AP) — Storms across south-central Kansas Friday are being blamed for a fatal vehicle crash as well as local road closures and rescues of people from stalled vehicles. The fatal crash occurred around 5 a.m. after a driver hit a tree that had fallen in the storm in southwest Butler County,...