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Hays Daily News (Newspaper) - June 8, 2015, Hays, KansasT he h ays d Aily n news v Oice of the h High p Lains m onday Une 8, 2015 n news t o k now Hon s flutes Matt Lyon Hays Contact us phone 785 628 1081 800 657 6017 fax 785 628 8186 v volume 85, i Ssue 179 1 s section10 p Ages 75� Eye on weather t night p artly Cloud with a Low near 63. W est Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming South after Midnight. T tuesday m Ostly Sunn with a High near 91. S Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph. A Low near 63. Going deep s Alvador p Erez s Home run lifts k Ansas c Ity past t exas. P age a8 All tied up l Ebron lifts c Leveland in g ame 2, ties Aba f finals at 1 1. P age a8 by Tim Carpenter Topeka capital journal Topeka fourteen Republican senators sidestepped personal promises to oppose tax hikes sunday night to deliver votes needed to Advance to the House a Bill escalating state Revenue by $ 470 million to take care of next years budget deficit. Senators articulated an array of reasons for embracing the Bill adopted 21 17 and expected to generate sufficient Cash by raising sales cigarette and health maintenance organization taxes As Well As shrinking itemized deductions and shifting other tax policy to resolve a $ 400 million deficit in the upcoming fiscal year. The gop holds a 32 8 majority in the Senate and no legislation significantly boosting taxation could be advanced without backing from republicans who prefer to keep their Dan off such legislation. In the Republican dominated House dozens of members with similar beliefs signed no tax pledges. Five gop senators voting for the tax Bill signed the anti tax pledges put Forward by americans for Prosperity and americans for tax Reform. Those doubling Down were Steve Abrams Arkansas City Jeff Melcher Leawood Michael Odonnell Wichita Mike Petersen Wichita and Mary Pilcher Cook Shawnee. Odonnell said he was convinced to support the tax Bill simply because it included a reduction of the states sales tax on food by 4.95 percent in july 2016. The states general sales tax would go up to 6.55 percent july 1, a Rise from 6.15 percent. Grover Norquist president of americans for tax Reform sent a letter to legislators reminding each of their taxpayer Protection pledge to oppose any and All efforts to increase taxes. He indicated an affirmative vote on tax increases rather than follow a duty to Cut wasteful spending would be in Clear violation. Sen. Dennis Pyle r Hiawatha was the Only senator accepting the americans for Prosperity is pledge to follow through and vote against the tax Bill. It is the largest tax increase in state history said Pyle who acknowledged some colleagues labelled him a political obstructionist. Thatus a medal of Hon or. You can get in the Way and resist and work for limited government. By Maggie Gebhardt Gebhardt daily news. Net hundreds of doer Flers Harley Davidson customers and supporters celebrated the dealerships 40th anniversary in a big Way saturday. Motorcycles could be seen in every direction whether they were lined up with other 40 year and older Vintage motorcycles popping wheelies during stunt performances or placed on display by visitors after the ride in to join the Celebration. Forty years for any business is a pretty big mile Stone said owner Brian Doerfler. Its All been a really positive experience for us and we Are going to celebrate that. The Day kicked off with a free Pancake breakfast provided by the fort Hays Harley group. Entertainment was All around including performances by ill conduct a professional Harley Davidson motorcycle stunt team White chocolate skateboard demos a Bounce House for kids music and More. Today has just been great said general manager Blair Mcpherson. Ive seen some old faces and some of our regulars in Here. Its awesome. Visitors gazed upon a View of Vintage bikes lined up outside the Dealership including a 1922 Board tracker a 1943 Servi car a 1950 Hydra Glide Pinhead and a 1961 duo Glide. Forty years and counting Jolie Green Green @ daily news. Net customers fill the doer Flers Harley Davidson store As they browse the motorcycles and merchandise saturday during the business 40th anniversary Celebration in Hays. Members of the motorcycle stunt team ill conduct perform for the audience. Senators break no tax pledges s be tax a6 by the Hays daily news Plainville authorities this morning were still searching for a Man who apparently tried to Rob a Plainville convenience store Early sunday morning but ended up shoot ing the clerk when he grabbed for the assailants gun. Few additional details were available this morning but the incident was reported at 4 24 a. M. Sunday when Plainville police officer Cody Deutscher responded to a 911 Call at the Plainville Short Stop convenience store on u. S. Highway 183. When Deutscher arrived he found store clerk Michael Downing had been shot in the right hip according to a statement from Candace Rachel Rooks county Public information officer. The statement said a Man dressed in Black had entered the store and pointed a handgun at Downing 40, who reached for the handgun and was subsequently shot in the right hip. The assailant was described As 5 feet 8 inches tall to perhaps 6 feet tall Rachel said in the release. Downing was taken to Rooks county health Center by Plainville ambulance where he was in stable condition and was expected to remain hospitalized for a Day. Plainville police officer James Phlieger the Lead officer for the incident said the assail ant ran across u. S. 183, head ing West through a residential area of Plainville. A Rooks county canine officer was dropped off at the scene and the dog reportedly picked up a scent heading West. The Kansas Bureau of investigation is assisting in the investigation. 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