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Developer of hurricane wind scale dies

Bob Simpson, a meteorologist who co-developed the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale which estimates potential property damage, has died.

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Poison in the sippy cup

A 43-year-old woman is accused of giving her grandson a lethal dose of oxycodone in a sippy cup.

Photo from Tanner Colvin, Ottawa County tornado.

NWS: 2014 yielded fewer Kansas tornadoes

The National Weather Service reports that tornado activity in Kansas during 2014 was the lowest since 1989 with only 40 reported, about 50 b…