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Autopsy Set After Michael Jackson's Sudden Death

Updated: 06/26/2009 - Michael Jackson, defined in equal parts as the world's greatest entertainer and perhaps its most enigmatic figure, was about to attempt one of the greatest comebacks of all time. Then his life was cut shockingly - and so far, mysteriously - short.

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Fans Say Country Stampede Worth The Wait

Updated: 06/25/2009 - Muddy grounds pushed back the start of the 2009 Country Stampede by a few hours, but fans didn't seem to mind a little mud on their shoes.

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Jackson Remembered For Musical Genius

Updated: 06/25/2009 - Pop star Michael Jackson's death is drawing worldwide coverage and bringing words of praise from fellow entertainers, including producer Quincy Jones, who says a part of his soul is gone.

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"Charlie's Angel" Farrah Fawcett Dies At 62

Posted: 06/25/2009 - Farrah Fawcett, the "Charlie's Angels" star whose feathered blond hair and dazzling smile made her one of the biggest sex symbols of the 1970s, died Thursday after battling cancer. She was 62.

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New Unit Aims To Ease ER Waits

Updated: 06/25/2009 - Stormont-Vail's new Emergency and Trauma Center includes a Clinical Decision Unit, aimed at getting patients waiting for lab results or needing observation out of the ER, so the staff and space are freed to see incoming patients.

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City of Topeka's Fireworks Rules

Updated: 06/25/2009 - What's the law on fireworks in Topeka? When can you legally set them off? Here are the answers.

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South Carolina Governor to Pay for 2008 Trip

Updated: 06/25/2009 - Mark Sanford is fighting to keep his job amid the scandal of his affair in Argentina; says he'll reimburse S.C. for a trip where he saw his mistress last year.

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Trial Date Set For Topeka Arson Sentence

Updated: 06/25/2009 - 49-year old Russell King faces charges of arson and burglary. A pre-trial hearing is set for August 28th. Jury trial begins September 8th.

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Woman Accused In Wrong-Way Fatality Had Federal Conviction

Updated: 06/25/2009 - 38-year old Evelyn Brooks was convicted in Florida for embezzling more than $500 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in September of 2003. She faces a July trial for a March 2009 accident in Topeka.

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TPD Officer Arrested For DUI Resigns

Updated: 06/25/2009 - Topeka Police Officer Trent Stanley resigned from the department Thursday. He was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving last week while off duty.

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Pop Star Michael Jackson Dead

Updated: 06/25/2009 - Michael Jackson, the record-breaking, sensationally gifted "King of Pop" who emerged from childhood superstardom to become the entertainment world's most influential singer and dancer, and the tabloid world's most disturbing celebrity, has died. He was 50.

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DC Mayor Concedes Subway System Needs Improvement

Updated: 06/25/2009 - District of Columbia Mayor Adrian Fenty says this week's deadly crash of a Metro subway train dramatizes the need for officials who operate the system to upgrade and modernize the fleet.

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Billy Bob Thornton's Estranged Daughter Indicted

Updated: 06/25/2009 - -- The estranged daughter of actor Billy Bob Thornton has been indicted on several charges in the death of a 1-year-old girl she was baby sitting in central Florida.

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Alleged Lover Of Nina Wang Backs Claims To Estate

Updated: 06/25/2009 - The alleged lover of Asia's richest businesswoman defended his claim Thursday to her multibillion-dollar estate, testifying that they shared a life of feng shui, cooking and playing with model helicopters.

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Jive-Talking Twin Transformers Raise Race Issues

Updated: 06/25/2009 - Harmless comic characters or racist robots? The buzz over the summer blockbuster "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" only grew Wednesday as some said two jive-talking Chevy characters were racial caricatures.

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Doorstep's Dovetail Shoppe Reopens Its Doors

Updated: 06/25/2009 - Clothing, furniture, dishes, knick knack, and various various households items line the shelves, all without price tags. The agency says rather than price them, it will accept any reasonable donation for an item.

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Testing For National HIV Testing Day

Updated: 06/25/2009 - One in five people living with H.I.V. in the United States is unaware s/he is living with the disease. To help encourage Americans to get tested National HIV Testing day has been set for June 27.

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