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Fashion Show Highlights Meeting

Updated: 06/11/2009 - The Topeka Women's Connection group got together for a brunch meeting and a fashion show was part of the fun. A representative from Stonecroft Ministries also was on hand to discuess the group's work with young women.

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Murder Charges For Alleged Museum Shooter

Updated: 06/11/2009 - An 88-year-old white supremacist has been charged with murder for killing the security guard who had opened the door to let him into the U.S. Holocaust Memorial and Museum, officials said Thursday.

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Letterman Apologizes For Palin Wisecrack - Sort Of

Updated: 06/11/2009 - David Letterman deftly played it both ways on Wednesday's "Late Show" as he apologized for wisecracks aimed earlier in the week at Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and one of her teenage daughters, even as he milked the situation for more laughs.

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Americans Net Worth Drops $1.33T In 1Q

Updated: 06/11/2009 - The Federal Reserve reported Thursday that household net worth fell to $50.38 trillion in the January-March quarter, the lowest level since the third quarter of 2004.

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Kansas Joins 3 States For Disaster Drill

Updated: 06/11/2009 - This week, the states are simulating an introduction of foreign animal disease in Iowa, with Kansas activating its emergency operations center when the disease moves to the state.

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2nd Hearing For Those Left Out Of Mega-Power Line Debate

Updated: 06/11/2009 - The KCC will conduct a July 1 hearing for 17 landowners it overlooked when it sent out notices for the May 14 hearing on plans to build a 345-kilovolt line between Spearville near Dodge City and Hays.

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Fmr. Ft. Riley Commander Pens Lessons For Army

Updated: 06/11/2009 - Lt. Col. Jim Crider deployed to Iraq with the 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment from Fort Riley in 2007. His unit was part of the surge of troops sent there to quell violence.

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Driver Acquitted In Death Of Hawker Picketer

Updated: 06/11/2009 - A Sedgwick County jury deliberated about a half-hour Wednesday before finding 50-year-old Barton Pasteka not guilty in the death of 45-year-old Jeff Hart.

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Atchison Hit Hard By Overnight Storms

Updated: 06/11/2009 - A storm that swept through northeast Kansas and northwest Missouri early Thursday left downed trees and power outages in its wake.

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Biden Attending Groundbreaking In Kansas

Updated: 06/11/2009 - Vice President Joe Biden is coming to Overland Park to attend the groundbreaking of a road project along U.S. 69 being funded by economic stimulus dollars.

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Leavenworth Bank Robber Gets 49 1/2 Years

Updated: 06/11/2009 - Kevin Tommie Hall, 49, has been sentenced to 594 months without parole in federal prison for robbing a bank in Leavenworth, Kan., U.S. Attorney Lanny Welch said Thursday.

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Holocaust Museum Closed For Day To Mark Shooting

Updated: 06/11/2009 - The U.S. Holocaust Memorial and Museum was shuttered Thursday as it mourned a guard who died stopping a rifle attack by a gunman identified by authorities as an 88-year-old white supremacist.

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Donald Trump Dumps Prejean As Miss California USA

Posted: 06/11/2009 - Miss California USA Carrie Prejean, who stirred up a hornet's nest of controversy when she said gays shouldn't be allowed to marry, got the word from pageant poobah Donald Trump on Wednesday: "You're fired."

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WHO Declares H1N1 Pandemic

Updated: 06/11/2009 - In a statement sent to health officials, WHO said it decided to raise the pandemic warning level from phase 5 to 6 - its highest alert - after holding an emergency meeting with its flu experts.

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Senate To Vote On FDA Power To Regulate Tobacco

Updated: 06/11/2009 - A tobacco control bill set to win Senate approval would give the federal government broad new powers to monitor and change a toxic substance that contributes to some 400,000 deaths every year.

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Deer Reduction Recommended At Kansas Park

Updated: 06/10/2009 - Johnson County park officials have recommended using sharpshooters and bow hunters to reduce the deer population at a popular park.

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Kansas Senator Knocks Stimulus On Eve Of VP Visit

Updated: 06/10/2009 - Sen. Pat Roberts points to two stimulus-funded projects in the state's southeast corner - a road project and another to clean up environmental contamination - as examples of wasteful federal stimulus spending.

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Area Youngsters Headed To KY For BB Gun Competition

Updated: 06/10/2009 - Some area youngsters are on their way Bowling Green, Kentucky for a BB-gun competition. They are a part of the Jackson/Nemaha County Bullmasters 4-H Shooting Sports Team.

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House Committee Sends Judge's Impeachment To House

Updated: 06/10/2009 - A House committee unanimously approved four articles of impeachment against a federal judge Wednesday in an attempt to remove him from office for lying about sexually assaulting two women.

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Egypt Praises Obama As Welcome Change From Bush

Updated: 06/10/2009 - Egypt's president praised President Barack Obama on Wednesday, saying his outreach to the Muslim world is a welcome change from the policies of his predecessor.

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Findings In Death Of Danny Gans Leave Questions

Updated: 06/10/2009 - On Tuesday, the Clark County coroner provided a peek behind the curtain with a declaration that Gans' unexpected death May 1 was accidental - resulting from a reaction to the powerful prescription painkiller hydromorphone.

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