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Man's Kidney Sold for $20,000

Posted: 08/18/2009 - Nick Rosen's case gives credence to claims of the thriving black market for organs in the United States.

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After Hours Is A Drag

Updated: 08/18/2009 - Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce monthly after hours event was held at Hearland Park Topeka.

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Health Officials Encourage Early Flu Shots

Posted: 08/18/2009 - With concerns over H1N1, state health officials are encouraging people to get their seasonal flu vaccine early. An H1N1 vaccine isn't expected to arrive in Kansas until October.

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Jackson's Doctor: 'I Told The Truth'

Posted: 08/18/2009 - Dr. Conrad Murray, who was with Michael Jackson when he died, posted a one-minute video on YouTube Tuesday, saying he's told the truth during investigation into the pop star's death.

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Topeka City Council Approves 2010 Budget

Posted: 08/18/2009 - The Topeka City Council approved the 2010 budget. It includes no mil increase for the city, but does allow the Topeka Transit Authority to increase its mil levy by 1.4 mils.

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TPD Looking For Holdup Suspects

Posted: 08/18/2009 - Officers were called at 9:15 pm to the parking lot of the Fairfield Inn at SW Westport. The victim told police that three men approached him with a gun, took his money, and then fled the scene.

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Was Global Warming Started By Cave Dwellers?

Posted: 08/18/2009 - Ancient man may have started global warming through massive deforestation and burning that could have permanently altered the earth's climate, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Virginia and the University of Maryland-Baltimore County.

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Decomposing Miozart's Death

Posted: 08/18/2009 - More than two centuries after Wolfang Amadeus Mozart died at age 35 at his home in Vienna, Austria, researchers have concluded that the composer likely died of a streptococcal infection leading to kidney failure.

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Funeral Fraud Allegations Impact Kansans

Updated: 08/18/2009 - Thousands of Kansans purchased pre-arranged funeral services from National Prearranged Services. The company is now defunct and its owner was indicted for fraud and money laundering.

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Red Panda Cub Makes Its Debut

Posted: 08/18/2009 - A newborn Red Panda was shown to the public in Poland on Tuesday, for the first time since the cub was born in the Warsaw Zoological Garden. The cub, which was born almost 8 weeks ago, was examined, measured and inoculated for the first time.

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City Warns Of Man Posing As Water Employee

Posted: 08/18/2009 - A Topeka water customer today reported that a man claiming to be a water division employee sought to enter her home to check her water meter, according to Water Superintendent Don Rankin.

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Sebelius Promotes Public Option

Posted: 08/18/2009 - HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius spoke of the benefits of the public option today in a speech in Washington, comparing it to the choice between public and private insurers currently given Kansas state employees.

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Sweet! Researchers' Device 'Tastes' Sweeteners

Posted: 08/18/2009 - A handheld device the size of a business card can be used to "taste" the sweetness in food and drinks, say researchers, who add that it could be an early step toward developing a fully artificial tongue.

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