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Health Officials Confirm TB Case At KSU

Posted: 07/29/2009 - Kansas Health and Environment officials are working with Kansas State University to evaluate anyone who may have come in contact with a student diagnosed with infectious pulmonary tuberculosis.

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Ex-Westar CEO Asks To Stay Out Of Jail

Posted: 07/29/2009 - Former Westar CEO David Wittig is due to be released next month to a half-way house, following prison time on a bank fraud conviction. He wants to remain free pending appeal in a separate case where he's accused of looting the utility.

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Congress Urges Pardon For First Black Boxing Champ

Posted: 07/29/2009 - Congress approved a resolution Wednesday urging a presidential pardon for Jack Johnson, the late black heavyweight champion who was imprisoned because of his romantic ties with a white woman.

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Accident Shuts Down I-70

Updated: 07/29/2009 - A three-vehicle accident on wesbound I-70 near Gage Wednesday morning sent one man to the hospital.

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GAO Calls USPS Troubled Agency

Posted: 07/29/2009 - The post office has been struggling with a sharp decline in mail volume as people and businesses switch to e-mail both for personal contact and bill paying.

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Mom Of Decapitated Baby: 'I Didn't Mean To Do It'

Posted: 07/29/2009 - A Texas mother accused of decapitating her 3-week-old son screams "I didn't mean to do it. He told me to!" while her sister pleads for an ambulance to bring help in a desperate four-minute 911 call released Wednesday.

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Mass. Woman Killed, Fetus Removed From Womb

Posted: 07/29/2009 - A pregnant woman was found dead in her apartment with her fetus cut from her womb, and police on Wednesday were trying to find the missing baby, which they said could have survived.

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Dozens Arrested In Medicare Fraud Busts Across US

Posted: 07/29/2009 - Federal authorities arrested more than 30 suspects, including doctors, and were seeking others in a major Medicare fraud bust Wednesday in New York, Louisiana, Boston and Houston, targeting scams such as "arthritis kits" — expensive braces that many patients never used.

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Defendant Charged With Murder In Seattle Stabbings

Posted: 07/29/2009 - A man was charged Wednesday with aggravated first-degree murder, rape and other charges in a stabbing that left one woman dead and her partner badly wounded, shocking a south Seattle neighborhood.

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NJ To More Than Double Solar Power Generation

Posted: 07/29/2009 - Regulators approved more than $515 million in projects Wednesday that will more than double the amount of solar power generated in New Jersey and will solidify the state's No. 2 spot behind California in power produced from the sun.

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Pa. AG Upset With Ex-Editor's Penalty In Sex Sting

Posted: 07/29/2009 - State investigators who ramped up their use of sting operations to catch Internet child predators four years ago are frustrated by a judge who has refused to impose a stiffer penalty in a case against a former sports editor.

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Kids Participate In Peace Camp

Posted: 07/29/2009 - A local summer camp is teaching kids how to have more than just fun. The Topeka Center for Peace and Justice is once again hosting a Peace Camp.

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Update: Proposed Sewer Line at Lake Sherwood

Updated: 07/29/2009 - It could be less than a month until residents in the Lake Sherwood area learn where a new sewer line is going to be placed. Currently, three routes are being discussed and one is causing controversy.

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Kia Replaces Spectra With More Refined Forte

Posted: 07/29/2009 - Kia's newest car, the 2010 Forte, is a convincing alternative for small sedan shoppers who feel the Toyota Corolla has gotten too pricey and the Honda Civic is too ordinary.

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UK Families Win Fight Over Birth Defects

Posted: 07/29/2009 - Britain's High Court on Wednesday ruled in favor of a group of young people, born with deformed hands and feet, who say pollution from a former steelworks contributed to their disabilities.

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For Some Palestinians, Peace Is A Day At The Beach

Posted: 07/29/2009 - Giggling children built castles, drew pictures in the sand and splashed water on each other in a refreshing first for Palestinian youngsters from the landlocked West Bank: a day at the beach.

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Iran's First Trials Of Protesters To Begin

Posted: 07/29/2009 - Iran on Wednesday announced that the first trials of postelection protesters will begin this weekend, as anger grew even among some government supporters over abuse of those detained in the more than 6-week-old crackdown.

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Uighur Activist Demands Investigation Of Missing

Posted: 07/29/2009 - An exiled Uighur activist blamed by China for deadly ethnic riots demanded Wednesday that Beijing allow an international investigation into the disappearances of about 10,000 Uighur protesters she said are still missing.

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Accident Slows Traffic on I-70

Posted: 07/29/2009 - An injury accident on I-70 near the Gage exit in Topeka caused a traffic backup Wednesday morning. No one in the accident was believed to have life-threatening injuries.

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Childrens Group Files for Bankruptcy

Posted: 07/29/2009 - Rainbows United said in a news release Wednesday that its board of directors decided to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after members "discovered financial irregularities'' in the agency's financial reports.

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Health Officials Confirm TB Case At KSU

Posted: 07/29/2009 - Health officials have confirmed that a Kansas State University student has infectious pulmonary tuberculosis. The student is responding to treatment and is expected to make a full recovery.

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