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Social Hosting And Underage Drinking Prevention

Updated: 07/31/2009 - Underage drinking and social hosting continue to be problems in Shawnee County. It's caused many area organizations to work together to help ease the problem.

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Man Arrested For Several Topeka Vehicle Burglaries

Posted: 07/31/2009 - Police have arrested a man in connection with two dozen car burglaries. Joey Lewis, 31, was booked into Shawnee County Jail Friday after being arrested in Manhattan, Kansas.

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Army, UK Improving Unit Tracking Systems

Posted: 07/31/2009 - British officials say they will be able to give a better accounting of where units are on the battlefield, making for quicker action and avoid incidents of friendly fire.

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Ulysses Businessman Charged In Alleged Theft

Posted: 07/31/2009 - The Kansas Attorney General's office says Carlos E. Moral, who started The Grant County Gazette in April 2006, is charged with three counts of theft, three counts of making false information and 23 counts of giving a worthless check.

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School Nurse Sentenced For Stealing Drugs

Posted: 07/31/2009 - Police say Tami Bradley was arrested in November after a student at Oakdale Elementary School told a different teacher that medication she received from Bradley was yellow, when it was supposed to be blue.

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Centralia Man Killed In Wreck

Updated: 07/31/2009 - A Centralia man is dead following an accident Thursday. 28-year-old Jason Adams was killed when the vehicle he was driving was hit 7 miles east of Seneca at the US36 and K236 junction just before 9:00 a.m.

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Recession Eases; GDP Dip Smaller Than Expected

Posted: 07/31/2009 - The economy sank at a pace of just 1 percent in the second quarter of the year, a new government report shows. It was a better-than-expected showing that provided the strongest signal yet that the longest recession since World War II is finally winding down.

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Too Many Clunkers, Too Little Cash

Updated: 07/31/2009 - This much seems certain about the Cash for Clunkers program: Consumers are happy to take government rebates to buy new cars.

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Cold Beer, Calm Words From Obama, Prof And Cop

Posted: 07/30/2009 - Professor Henry Louis Gates and suburban-Boston police officer James Crowley were both upbeat following a White House meeting with President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

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Topeka Transit Board Of Directors Meeting

Posted: 07/30/2009 - Topeka Transit board members say they need to know if the Topeka City Council will receive a mil levy increase before they can make decisions on their budget.

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Dillons Set To Announce What's Next For Belle St. Store

Posted: 07/30/2009 - Dillons plans to close its SW 21st and Belle store when renovations on its Fairlaw Plaza location are complete this fall. The company says it will announce next week what will happen to the Belle building.

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Educational Campaign Urges FAST Action for Stroke

Posted: 07/30/2009 - An education campaign urges people to think FAST to remember the signs of a stroke. It has to do with signs that affect the face, arms and speech to encourage immediate response time.

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Sewer Safety A Concern After False Alarm

Posted: 07/30/2009 - Police and firefighters were called to the scene of a possible child in a sewer drainage tunnel Tuesday at 35th & Powell. Thankfully it turned out to be a false alarm -- a bike had been left near the tunnel, scaring residents -- but it did bring to light a safety concern.

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Fallen Soldiers Honored

Updated: 07/30/2009 - Ft. Riley Has Seen 53 Soldiers Die In Combat Since This Time Last Year.

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New Alert Program For Missing Adults

Updated: 07/30/2009 - Kansas law enforcement has a new program law enforcement officials hope will help find missing elderly people and those with certain medical conditions.

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Disiaster Preperation On Agenda At Conference

Posted: 07/30/2009 - Attendees discussed a range of topics including the national shelter system, donations management, the New Madrid seismic zone, even what to do with your pets in a disaster.

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Overland Park Woman Accused Of Killing Her Newborn

Posted: 07/30/2009 - Police say 25-year-old Alice M. Zeorlin lived with her parents and hadn't told them she was pregnant. She is accused of asphyxiating the baby soon after she was born.

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Kansas Project Billed As First Done Under Program

Posted: 07/30/2009 - Gov. Mark Parkinson and U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary Neal Wolin participated Thursday in a ribbon-cutting for Woodland Hills Estate in Osawatomie. The affordable housing project is billed as the first in the U.S. completed under a federal stimulus program.

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White House Says Obama And Guests Will Keep Mum

Updated: 07/30/2009 - A spokesman for President Barack Obama says the president, Henry Gates and Sgt. James Crowley aren't planning to say anything about their meeting for a beer when reporters are allowed to join them for a brief photo op.

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