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Lyndon Woman Wrongfully Declared Dead

Updated: 08/17/2012 - A Lyndon couple is in fear of losing their home and unable to catch up on bills because the Social Security Administration declared one of them, Patricia Jennings, dead in 2011. Patricia is, in fact, very much alive.

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“Back To School” Means More Mentors Needed

Posted: 08/16/2012 - This month as children go back to school, the need for school-based mentors will increase dramatically. The school-based mentoring option is one of the most popular programs at Big Brothers Big Sisters because of its flexibility for volunteers.

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Diamond Dixon Returns To Lawrence, Shows Off Gold

Updated: 08/22/2012 - Olympic gold medalist and Kansas’ rising junior Diamond Dixon met with the media Wednesday at the Anderson Family Football Complex to discuss her experience at the 2012 Olympic Games.

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Police, Road Crews Clean Up Sticky Situation

Posted: 08/15/2012 - Topeka Police say a glue spill on I-70 near 8th Street in downtown Topeka had westbound traffic was down to one lane for a while Wednesday night.

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Twitter Founders Roll Out New Blogging Tool

Posted: 08/15/2012 - Twitter co-founders unveil a new minimalist blogging platform called Medium, a site not open to public yet; but Twitter users will sign in to read, vote on posts, organized into themed collections that are sorted by popularity.

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Erik Kynard To Appear On Letterman Thursday

Posted: 08/15/2012 - Before returning home to Toledo, Ohio or on campus at Kansas State, Olympic silver medalist Erik Kynard will make an appearance on CBS’ Late Show with David Letterman.

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10 Productivity Tips For the Dog Days of Summer

Updated: 08/22/2012 - August is a slower time of year for many small-business owners. But Barry Moltz says, it does not have to be a wasted month for you or your business. Here are his top ten tips.

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Mars Rover Curiosity May Be on the Move In a Week

Posted: 08/14/2012 - Controllers "couldn't be happier" with Curiosity so far, a scientist says after the rover landed in Gale Crater on August 6; The rover could take its first short test drive in about a week, the mission manager says.

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With More Teams In Race; MLB Attendance Up Again

Posted: 08/14/2012 - The extra playoff spot in Major League Baseball this season has thickened the races, with several teams well within October's reach despite taking mediocre records into the stretch run.

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Texas A&M Gunman Apologized for Killing Police Officer

Posted: 08/14/2012 - Thomas Caffall was the gunman who killed two and injured four. College Station Police say the gunman apologized as he lay dying. Highly regarded law enforcement officer Brian Bachmann (pictured here) was slain in the serving of the eviction notice.

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Kotter's "Horshack," Ron Palillo, Dies at 63

Posted: 08/14/2012 - Palillo played Arnold Horshack on "Welcome Back, Kotter" He's died of a heart attack in Florida at age 63, according to his agent. Palillo had been teaching acting to high school students.

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Legendary UP Locomotive 844 Rolls Into Topeka Tuesday

Posted: 08/13/2012 - Locomotive 844's leg of the trip has it traveling through Kansas, and continuing on to Colorado, before making a turn to the north and arriving back in Omaha to complete its journey.

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KCSL Announces New Bullying Hotline Resource

Posted: 08/13/2012 - The Kansas Department of Education and Children’s Service League (KCSL) has recognized the need for parents and young people to have a hotline directly dealing with bullying.

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Rep. Jackson Suffers From Bipolar Disorder

Posted: 08/13/2012 - Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is undergoing treatment at the Mayo Clinic. Jackson's wife recently said he was suffering from depression. Jackson has not been on Capitol Hill for the past three months.

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CDC: Nearly 30 Percent Of Adult Kansans Are Obese

Posted: 08/13/2012 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday that 29.6 percent of Kansans were classified as obese in 2011. That's up slightly from the 2010 rate of 29.4 percent.

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Report: Condition Of Kansas Crops Worsens

Posted: 08/13/2012 - Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service released its weekly snapshot Monday _ a dismal report that put numbers to the unfolding agricultural disaster.

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More Americans Over 50 Live Together But Don't Marry

Posted: 08/13/2012 - More and more Americans over age 50 are choosing to live with their partner instead of getting married, according to a new study, which found that cohabitation among adults in that age range has more than doubled in the past decade.

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Mars Rover Mission's 'Mohawk Guy' Inspires Obama

Posted: 08/13/2012 - "Mohawk Guy," whose real name is Bobak Ferdowsi, has become famous for his look during the rover landing last week. As the world waited for Curiosity to touch down, Ferdowsi sported a red-and-black mohawk with yellow stars dyed on the sides of his head.

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