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Man Charged For Pot Cookies

Updated: 03/19/2009 - A plan to stash more than 200 pounds of marijuana in a shipment of cookies leads to federal drug charges.

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Deadly Spider Found in Tulsa

Updated: 03/19/2009 - One of the most deadly spiders in the world has been found in the produce section of a Tulsa grocery store. An employee of Whole Foods Market found the Brazilian Wandering Spider Sunday in bananas from Honduras and managed to catch it in a container.

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Maryland Considers Denying Licenses

Updated: 03/19/2009 - In an online Spanish language chat room, people from all over the East Coast seek tips on how to get driver's licenses in Maryland even though they don't live there.

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Mayors Delivers Meals for a Day

Updated: 03/19/2009 - Meals on Wheels of Shawnee and Jefferson Counties hosted Mayors for Meals Day as part of their March for Meals campaign March 18 and 19.

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Report: Texas School Condoned Fights

Updated: 03/19/2009 - The Dallas school system was rocked by allegations Thursday that staff members at an inner-city high school made students settle their differences by fighting bare-knuckle brawls inside a steel cage. The principal and other employees at South Oak Cliff High knew about the cage fights and allowed the practice to continue, according to a 2008 report by school system investigators.

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Ex-Bush Official: Many Gitmo Detainees Innocent

Updated: 03/19/2009 - Many detainees locked up at Guantanamo were innocent men swept up by U.S. forces unable to distinguish enemies from noncombatants, a former Bush administration official said Thursday. "There are still innocent people there," Lawrence B. Wilkerson, a Republican who was chief of staff to then-Secretary of State Colin Powell, told The Associated Press. "Some have been there six or seven years."

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Obama Preaches Patience, Recovery

Updated: 03/19/2009 - Buoyed by adoring crowds far from Washington's political wars, President Barack Obama guaranteed Americans on Thursday that the nation's economy will recover, though he asked them for patience.

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Overland Park Man Faces Bigamy Charges

Updated: 03/19/2009 - An Overland Park man faces a bigamy charge after allegedly being married to two women who lived in the same apartment complex.

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Robbery Suspect Could be Identified by Tattoo

Updated: 03/19/2009 - The victim of a March 14th armed robbery described the man who robbed him, and a tattoo the man had on his right hand between the thumb and finger.

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State Senate Passes Sex Predator Law

Updated: 03/19/2009 - State senators approve a bill limiting the number of violent sexual predators that can be housed in a single county while they're waiting to be released from custody.

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Kansas Ready for Bison

Updated: 03/19/2009 - Ben Woodside let his steely gaze relax for a second, and a sly smile crept across his face. His North Dakota State Bison, in this fifth and most special season, have officially stepped onto the national stage.

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200+ Pounds of Marijuana Hidden Among Cookies

Updated: 03/19/2009 - Three men who were arrested in Kansas City, Kan., have been indicted on charges of possessing more than 200 pounds of marijuana that investigators found hidden among boxes of cookies, Acting U.S. Attorney Marietta Parker said Thursday.

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Topeka Man Charged With Crimes Against Child

Updated: 05/15/2009 - Terrell Lee Williams Jr., 20, of Topeka, is charged with one count aggravated indecent liberties with a child 14-15 years of age and two counts of criminal sodomy with a child 14-15 years of age.

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Senate Approves Graduated Drivers License Changes

Updated: 03/19/2009 - Thursday's approval now sends the DL bill to the Governor's desk. Proponents say Kansas teens need more training behind the wheel before receiving their unrestricted licenses.

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Valley Falls Man Killed in Accident

Updated: 03/19/2009 - Police say James Barnett, 39, of Valley Falls was the person killed in an accident on North Cedar Road Wednesday night. Two passengers - Dalton Barnett, 10, and Derrick Barnett, 14, suffered serious injuries.

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'Fight the Bite' Poster Contest Announced

Updated: 03/19/2009 - KDHE's Fight the Bite Poster Contest deadline is April 3rd. The contest asks fifth and sixth graders to use art to show ways they can protect themselves and their families from diseases spread by mosquitoes, ticks and fleas.

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Sebelius Appoints Pratt Resident to Propane Council

Updated: 03/19/2009 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius (D-Kan.) has appointed Edward Barrett, Pratt, to the Kansas Propane Education Council and Research Council. Barrett is the branch manager of Hampel Oil Distributors.

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