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Suspect In Kansas Abortion Provider Killing In Court

Posted: 07/28/2009 - Unless the defense waives Tuesday's preliminary hearing, prosecutors must convince a judge they have enough evidence to merit a trial on one count of first-degree murder and two counts of aggravated assault.

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2008 National Championship Boosts KU Gear Sales

Posted: 07/28/2009 - A University of Kansas official says sales of licensed University of Kansas merchandise increased dramatically after the school's 2008 basketball championship.

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Sprint Nextel To Buy Virgin Mobile USA

Updated: 07/28/2009 - Telecommunications company Sprint Nextel Corp. said Tuesday it agreed to acquire Virgin Mobile USA Inc. in a stock deal valued at $5.50 per share in a bid to expand its prepaid cell phone offerings.

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AP Sources: Senators Near Bipartisan Health Deal

Posted: 07/28/2009 - A bipartisan group of senators is closing in on a health care compromise that omits key Democratic priorities but seeks to hold down costs, as lawmakers on both sides of the Capitol labor to deliver sweeping health legislation to President Barack Obama.

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US, China Have Pointed Questions In Private

Posted: 07/28/2009 - The United States and China are striking a conciliatory tone in their public comments during economic talks, although that hasn't stopped China from posing some pointed questions behind closed doors about such issues as America's soaring budget deficit.

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AP Sources: Bipartisan Group Omitting Dem Goals

Posted: 07/27/2009 - Officials say a bipartisan compromise omits a government insurance option that President Barack Obama favors and doesn't require businesses to offer coverage.

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Lawyer For Jackson's Doctor Denies Drug Report

Posted: 07/27/2009 - The lawyer for Dr. Conrad Murray denies a report that the doctor gave Michael Jackson a powerful anesthetic through an IV sometime after midnight on the day he died.

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Mr. Angry Visits Topeka

Updated: 07/27/2009 - Mr. Angry stopped in Topeka tonight. He and Johnny Wrench are on a treck across the U.S. They are asking folks, "what makes you angry?"

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Trial Of KU Student Accused In Beating Delayed A Day

Posted: 07/27/2009 - Judge Robert Fairchild allowed potential jurors in the trial of Matthew Jaeger to take a questionnaire home on Monday after some said they hadn't received the document. They'll return Tuesday. Jaeger is accused of beating his ex-girlfriend in October 2007.

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Microburst Damage

Updated: 07/28/2009 - A Microburst created havoc in the Montara neighborhood Monday evening; it ripped 50 foot trees right out of the ground.

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Trail Talk: Iliff Commons

Updated: 06/04/2010 - For a true cross country experience, check out Iliff Commons, on NE 31st, just west of K4 in northeast Shawnee County.

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State Treasurer Talks About Program

Posted: 07/27/2009 - State Treasurer Dennis McKinney is promoting the "KIDS" Act, which encourages families to save for their children's higher education by matching their savings, up to $600 a year.

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Kansas Department On Aging Holds Hearing

Posted: 07/27/2009 - The Kansas Dept. on Aging held the first of three hearings Monday in Topeka. The agency is trying to get feedback as it crafts its budget priorities.

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AP Source: Jackson Doc Gave Him Drug Before Death

Posted: 07/27/2009 - Michael Jackson's personal doctor administered a powerful anesthetic to help him sleep, and authorities believe the drug is what killed the pop singer, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Monday.

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State Lists Witnesses In Abortion Doctor's Killing

Posted: 07/27/2009 - The woman convicted of shooting Dr. George Tiller in both arms in 1993 is a potential witness against the man now charged with killing the Kansas abortion provider.

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Report Questions Biolab Selection Process

Posted: 07/27/2009 - The Government Accountability Office said in a draft report that the Homeland Security Department did not adequately study the different risks of six sites that competed to get the lab moved from its present site at Plum Island, N.Y.

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MTPO Considers Complete Streets

Updated: 07/28/2009 - The Metropolitan Topeka Planning Organization discussed taking on Complete Streets during their regular meeting Monday.

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Hackers Put China Flag On Australian Film Web Site

Posted: 07/27/2009 - Hackers posted a Chinese flag on the Web site of an Australian film festival in an escalation of protests against the planned appearance by an exiled Uighur activist whom Beijing blames for deadly ethnic riots in China's west, an official said Sunday.

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Scientists Examine Carcass Of Whale Hit By Ship

Posted: 07/27/2009 - It wasn't a pretty sight, but whale watchers on a cruise ship in Canada got more than they bargained for when they arrived at the port of Vancouver - a dead whale stuck to the bow.

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US Student's Lawyer Challenges Murder Charge

Posted: 07/27/2009 - A drunken American university student challenged a murder charge Monday after being accused of causing the crash of a Hong Kong taxi and death of its driver before commandeering the vehicle and slamming it into another cab.

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