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Shawnee Co. Compromises on Golf Course Fees

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Commissioners decided Monday that annual permit holders for two Shawnee County-owned golf courses will pay more on holidays. Their original proposal called for permit holders to also pay extra when a golf tournament or special event was being held.

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TPD Seeks Suspect in Grocery Store Holdup

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Topeka police say a suspect entered the Dillons store at Topeka's Fairlawn Plaza, around 10:45 pm Saturday. They say he pointed a gun at two employees and got away with some cash. No one was hurt.

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Rollover Accident Injures Man

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Authorities say 24-year old Jackie Dowding went off the road in the 3700 block of Rochester Rd. Sunday night. He hit a mailbox, overcorrected, and swerved back across the road, where his Ford F-250 truck overturned and he was ejected.

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Census Office Opens in Topeka

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Officials cut the ribbon on the Topeka Census Office Monday morning. Organizers say the office will bring jobs to help the Topeka economy.

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Fort Riley Soldier Killed in Iraq

Updated: 01/05/2009 - 22-year old Private Benjamin Tollefson of Concord, California died Dec. 31 in Balad, Iraq. Fort Riley says he died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with indirect fire in Ghazaliya.

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Reno DA to Seek "Hard 50'' in Hutch Murder

Updated: 01/05/2009 - The motion allows prosecutors to ask a judge to impose a sentence of 50 years without possibility of parole in the event of a conviction. The standard sentence for first-degree murder is 25 years without parole.

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US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,221

Updated: 01/05/2009 - As of Sunday, Jan. 4, 2009, at least 4,221 members of the U.S. military had died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

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US ambassador: 2009 key year for

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Iraq has made tremendous progress over the past three months but the United States must remain engaged over the long term if it wants those gains to solidify, the U.S. ambassador to Iraq said.

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Search Goes Nation-wide for Missing Kan. Boy

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Sheriff Craig Murphy said investigators have found no trace of Adam Herrman since he disappeared in 1999 from the mobile home park in Towanda where he lived with his adoptive parents.

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Travolta Says He is Heartbroken at Son's Death

Updated: 01/05/2009 - John Travolta says he and his wife, Kelly Preston, are "heartbroken" over the death of their chronically ill 16-year-old son, who collapsed at the family's vacation home on Grand Bahama.

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Minn. Board Expected to Announce Al Franken Winner

Updated: 01/05/2009 - The state Canvassing Board was poised to certify the results of the recount in Minnesota's grueling Senate election in Al Franken's favor - but that doesn't mean the race is definitely over.

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World Leaders Converge on Israel in Push for Truce

Updated: 01/05/2009 - At least 10 Palestinian children were killed, raising the known death toll from a new ground invasion to more than 80, a Palestinian health official said. The vast majority of confirmed deaths have been civilians, fueling international outrage.

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Former Lawrence State Rep. Dies

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Rep. Jessie Branson, a Democrat, was known for advocating health and arts concerns. As a legislator in the 1980s, she pushed for the law requiring young children in vehicles to ride in child safety seats.

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Sebelius Still Not Interested in Commerce Job

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Sebelius said a month ago that she was taking herself out of consideration for a position in President-elect Barack Obama's Cabinet. She cited the state's budget problems.

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Bill Would Base Turnpike Tolls on Speed

Updated: 01/05/2009 - David Haley has introduced a bill that would allow the Kansas Turnpike Authority to charge tolls based on a driver's speed. Fast drivers traveling on the turnpike would be charged more than a flat rate.

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CSI Hunley: Fate Of Historic Sub A Cold Case File

Updated: 01/05/2009 - It could be one of the nation's oldest cold case files: What happened to eight Confederate sailors aboard the H.L. Hunley after it became the first submarine in history to sink an enemy warship?

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8 Dead, 1 Hurt After Chopper Crashes In La. Marsh

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Federal officials were expected to arrive Monday to find out why a helicopter bound for an offshore oil platform crashed in Louisiana's marshlands, killing eight and critically injuring another.

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