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KSU Optimistic Lab Will Be Built In Kansas

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Some critics of the estimated $650 million lab question whether it can safely handle pathogens such as the highly contagious foot-and-mouth disease.

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Bennett, Hastert Coming To Kansas To Help Tiahrt

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Former U.S. Education Secretary William Bennett is scheduled to visit Wichita on Aug. 27. Tiahrt's campaign says the conservative commentator will appear at a fundraising reception at the Hyatt Regency hotel.

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Jobless Rate Down For First Time In A Year

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Employers cut far fewer jobs from payrolls in July, according to a report from the government Friday, and the unemployment rate fell for the first time in more than a year.

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Taliban Confirms Killing of Pakistan Chief

Posted: 08/07/2009 - Pakistani officials and a senior Taliban figure on Friday said that the militant group's highest-ranking commander in the country was killed in a CIA missile strike earlier in the week and that his body has been buried.

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Topeka 501 Tackles Truancy

Posted: 08/06/2009 - More than 1,000 truancies were reported by Topeka 501 during the 2008-09 school year according to a new report. The Topeka 501 School Board tackled the issue at its Thursday meeting.

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Groups Tout Benefits of Breastfeeding

Updated: 08/06/2009 - During Breastfeeding Awareness Week, health professional are touting the benefits breast milk can give babies, such as improved immunity and brain development.

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Governor Allows 3 In Rape-Slaying To Be Freed

Posted: 08/06/2009 - Three men convicted in the rape and slaying of a fellow sailor's wife more than a decade ago will walk free to the outrage of the victim's family - who blamed the decision on political pressure from novelist John Grisham - and the men's supporters, who say it's not enough and want them declared innnocent.

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New Strain Of Swine Flu Infects Riley County Child

Posted: 08/06/2009 - KDHE says a Riley County child was infected with H3N2, a swine flu strain not related to the H1N1 pandemic. The child suffered mild flu symptoms and has recovered.

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Senate Confirms Sotomayor For Supreme Court

Posted: 08/06/2009 - The Senate confirmed Sonia Sotomayor Thursday as the first Hispanic justice on the Supreme Court. The vote was 68-31 for Sotomayor, President Barack Obama's first high court nominee. She becomes the 111th justice and just the third woman to serve.

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Commissioner Miller Lashes Out Over City Budget Proposal

Updated: 08/06/2009 - Shawnee Co. Commissioner Vic Miller had harsh words for Topeka City Manager Norton Bonaparte and his thought that the county could pick up the tab for senior services funding. Miller says the city is "dumping" on the county, and proposed action of his own.

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Kansas Reports First H1N1-Infected Person's Death

Updated: 08/06/2009 - Kansas has reported the first death of a resident who was diagnosed with swine flu. Swine flu cases have been reported in 41 of the state's 105 counties, and 23 people have been hospitalized. The first cases were reported in April in Dickinson County but were mild.

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Hot August, Hot Jobs!

Posted: 08/06/2009 - Here's the full recap of Kansas Works job listings from Debra Rodenbaugh from our last two programs.

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Leno Excited By New Show, Opportunities

Posted: 08/06/2009 - Leno, looking relaxed and trim — the result of running four miles a day, he said — told the Television Critics Association on Wednesday that fall's "The Jay Leno Show" will feature some elements from his old home, "Tonight," but in a far different mix.

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