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Kansas Senator Opposes Stem Cell Change

Updated: 03/09/2009 - Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kansas, says the Obama administration's backing of federal funding for embryonic stem cell research is equal to government support of destroying life for research purposes.

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Kansas Senator Questions Budget Plan

Updated: 03/09/2009 - Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts says a budget proposal topping $3.6 trillion is questionable at a time when families are struggling.

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House Bill Prioritizes State Payroll

Updated: 03/09/2009 - Kansas House Republicans are taking a swipe at Democratic Gov. Kathleen Sebelius over a recent budget dispute.

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Shawnee Co. Sheriff's Lt. Lutz Retires

Updated: 03/09/2009 - Shawnee Co. Sheriff's Lt. Martha Lutz was recognized by the sheriff and commissioners Monday for her 31 years of service to the agency. Lutz was the first female in the department to reach the rank of lieutenant.

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Rapper "C-Murder" Jailed after Alleged Violation

Updated: 03/09/2009 - Rapper Corey "C-Murder" Miller has been booked back into jail in Louisiana after police said he broke the house-arrest rules imposed on him as he awaits trial.

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Man is Cited for Owning an Endangered Ape

Updated: 03/09/2009 - Six weeks before a 200-pound chimpanzee nearly mauled a Stamford woman to death, state officials were cracking down on the owner of a 14-pound siamang that was still wearing diapers made for infants.

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Hunt for Soldiers' Killers Overshadows Northern Ireland

Updated: 03/09/2009 - British security chiefs appealed Monday for public help to catch the Irish Republican Army dissidents responsible for gunning down two soldiers - a hunt that challenges Catholics to inform on their own as never before.

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Obama Pays Tribute to Christopher Reeve

Updated: 03/09/2009 - President Barack Obama paid tribute to the late actor Christopher Reeve, who emerged as an advocate for embryonic stem cell research after he was paralyzed in a horseback riding accident.

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Small-Town Guardsmen Groomed to Hunt Bombs in Iraq

Updated: 03/09/2009 - Once in Iraq, the National Guardsmen who make up E Company - glassmakers, carpenters and diesel mechanics from the small North Carolina town of Hamlet - will be entrusted with fighting the weapon responsible for nearly half of the 4,245 soldiers killed and nearly two-thirds of the 31,000 troops wounded during the Iraq War.

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Injured Vietnam to Speak at Fort Riley Prayer Luncheon

Updated: 03/09/2009 - An injured Vietnam veteran and motivational speaker will be featured at the 1st Infantry Division National Prayer Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 10 at the Courtyard by Marriott.

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Court Sides with Colorado in Fee Dispute

Updated: 03/09/2009 - The Supreme Court has rejected claims by Kansas that it is owed $9 million in legal fees from Colorado over their century-long dispute over water rights to the Arkansas River.

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Brown Exits Council Race, Endorses Leisinger

Updated: 03/09/2009 - David Brown, finishing a distant third on March 3rd, bowed out out of the council race on "13 News at 4" Monday, says he'll campaign for his former rival.

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Cargo Plane Crashes in Uganda, Killing 11

Updated: 03/09/2009 - A cargo plane carrying equipment for African Union peacekeepers in Somalia caught fire and crashed into Uganda's Lake Victoria shortly after takeoff Monday, killing all 11 people on board, authorities said.

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Real IRA: Northern Ireland's deadly dissenters

Updated: 03/09/2009 - The Real IRA, which claimed responsibility for killing two British soldiers over the weekend, has caused more havoc than any other Irish Republican Army splinter group since most IRA members embraced a peace process in Northern Ireland.

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Twilight Tours Of The Zoo

Updated: 03/09/2009 - Ever wonder what the zoo is like after dark? The Topeka Zoo is offering twilight tours Friday, March 20th and Friday, April 17th.

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Women & Girls HIV Awareness Day is March 10

Updated: 03/09/2009 - Citizens are encouraged to get educated, get tested, get treated and get involved with HIV/AIDS as it continues to devastate communities. The 2009 theme for HIV Awareness Day is "HIV is Right Here at Home."

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Buffett says nation will face higher unemployment

Updated: 03/09/2009 - Billionaire Warren Buffett remains confident that America's best days are ahead, but he says the nation likely will face higher unemployment and eventually inflation because of the current economic crisis.

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