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1st ID Commander Previews Comings, Goings

Updated: 06/26/2009 - In his first news conference since taking command of Fort Riley's 1st Infantry Division, Maj. Gen. Vincent Brooks said the region will see another burst of growth.

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Suspect In Slaying Of Porn Model Back In Kansas

Updated: 06/26/2009 - Israel Mireles made his first court appearance Friday before Butler County District Judge David Ricke in El Dorado. Mireles is charged with capital murder, rape and aggravated criminal sodomy in the death of 18-year-old Emily Sander.

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Court Narrows Scope Of Car Searches

Updated: 06/26/2009 - The Kansas Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling Friday that says, in a traffic stop, officers may only search a vehicle to find evidence of the crime for which the stop was made.

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Make my day, Flipper: Pesky dolphins under siege

Updated: 06/26/2009 - Miles offshore, a fight is raging between angry anglers armed with guns and bombs and bottlenose dolphins, the marine mammals popularized in movies and TV shows like "Flipper."

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Kansas Secretary On Aging Confirmed To Federal Post

Updated: 06/26/2009 - Kansas Sec. of Aging Kathy Greenlee has resigned her post following Senate confirmation as Assistant U.S. Secretary of Aging. The state agency's deputy secretary, Marty Kennedy, has been tabbed as the interim successor to Greenlee.

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Authorities Investigate Topeka Shooting

Updated: 06/26/2009 - Authorities responded to a report of a shooting on 10th and Locust shortly before 11:30 p.m. Thursday. Shortly thereafter, they learned twenty year old Darryl Reed had been transported to a local hospital, having been shot.

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2 Lost Icons: For Generation X, A Really Bad Day

Updated: 06/26/2009 - A record-shattering vinyl album and its moonwalking maestro. A paper poster of a golden-haired beauty in a one-piece swimsuit that was gossamer and clingy in all the right places.

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Detroit Lawmaker Pleads Guilty To Taking Bribes

Updated: 08/03/2010 - City Council member Monica Conyers, the wife of powerful Democratic congressman John Conyers, pleaded guilty Friday to accepting cash bribes in exchange for supporting a sludge contract with a Houston company.

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Leaders, Superstars, Fans Mourn King Of Pop

Updated: 06/26/2009 - Michael Jackson was due to make his triumphant return to the stage in London next month — but instead his sudden death has left millions of fans feeling they've lost a lifelong friend.

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Biden Reaches Out To Gay Community

Updated: 06/26/2009 - Vice President Joe Biden told gay and lesbian Democrats that he doesn't blame them for their impatience and promised that the Obama administration will begin to push more strongly on the issues they care about, including the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.

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May Incomes Surge, But Savings Outpace Spending

Updated: 06/26/2009 - Households pushed their savings rate to the highest level in more than 15 years in May as a big boost in incomes from the government's stimulus program was devoted more to bolstering nest eggs than increased spending.

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No Resignation Call From SC Lt. Gov.

Updated: 06/26/2009 - The man who would replace South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford if he resigned over his affair with a woman in Argentina said Friday he wasn't calling for the governor's resignation, and would try to help him through the next year and a half.

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Atlas Highlights HIV/AIDS Burden In Southeast

Updated: 06/26/2009 - The Southeast is among the areas of the United States with the highest concentration of cases of HIV and AIDS, according to a new online tool called the National HIV/AIDS Atlas.

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Tips For A Safe Fourth Of July

Updated: 06/26/2009 - Topeka Fire and Police offer some tips on staying safe while discharging fireworks and a reminder of fireworks laws.

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Airline Policies Juggle Larger Passengers

Updated: 06/26/2009 - A growing number of airlines are forcing bigger passengers to pay more as they cope with the costly and uncomfortable quandary that arises when obese passengers cannot squeeze into a single coach seat.

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Stock Market Declines As Savings Rate Jumps

Updated: 06/26/2009 - Investors are nervous because consumers are saving rather than spending. Stocks fell Friday after the Commerce Department reported that personal spending, incomes and savings all rose in May.

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Holcomb Settles On Location For Clutter Memorial

Updated: 06/26/2009 - A location has been picked for a memorial to honor the family of four whose 1959 killing in rural southwest Kansas was chronicled in Truman Capote's novel "In Cold Blood.''

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Western Author Don Coldsmith Dead At 83

Updated: 06/26/2009 - Don Coldsmith was born in Iola in 1926 and served as a combat medic in the Pacific during World War II. He earned his medical degree from the University of Kansas in 1958 and practiced medicine in Emporia for three decades.

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1st Infanty Commander Talks To Media

Updated: 06/26/2009 - The commanding general of the Army's 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley is holding his first media event since taking command earlier this spring.

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Hearing Set Over Kan. Abortion Shooting Evidence

Updated: 06/26/2009 - Attorneys have scheduled a conference with the judge on Friday over a routine state motion to discuss discovery and inspection of evidence. Scott Roeder is charged with first-degree murder and aggravated assault in the May 31 shooting.

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Suspect In Slaying Of Porn Model Back In US

Updated: 06/26/2009 - A man suspected of killing a Kansas college student who led a secret life as an Internet porn model is in custody in Kansas after his extradition from Mexico.

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