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Pretrial Hearing Set in Topeka Church Arson Case

Updated: 05/14/2009 - 19-year old Trevor Jones faces one count of arson and two counts of criminal desecration for an April 2006 fire at Hillside Church and incidents at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. A pretrial hearing is set for June 22nd.

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Spotting Sodium in Your Diet

Updated: 05/29/2009 - Only about ten-percent of the sodium we eat comes from adding it at the table or cooking. The rest is hidden in all the processed foods we find.

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Shawnee Co. Judge Considering Fate of TPD Officer's Case

Updated: 05/14/2009 - In a teleconference Thursday, no attorneys involved in the Jason Judd case requested oral arguments to further respond to a motion to dismiss, so Judge Nancy Parrish will use the written briefs already filed. Judd is charged with aggravated battery for an off-duty shooting.

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'Slumdog' Child Star's Home Bulldozed As Part of Mumbai Slum Cleanup

Updated: 05/14/2009 - MUMBAI, India (AP) -- The 10-year-old child star of "Slumdog Millionaire" was awakened Thursday by a policeman wielding a bamboo stick and ordered out of his home. Minutes later it was bulldozed along with dozens of other shanties in the Mumbai slum he calls home.

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NYC Closing Schools for Another Swine Flu Outbreak

Updated: 05/14/2009 - NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City has closed three schools in response to a swine flu outbreak that has left an assistant principal in critical condition and sent hundreds of kids home with flu symptoms, in a flare-up of the virus that sent shock waves through the world last month.

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Hollywood Lands in DC for 'Museum' Premiere

Updated: 05/14/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Prominent names from Hollywood and politics came together at the capital of the museum world Thursday for the premiere of "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian."

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Man Convicted in Lucrative Body Parts Scheme

Updated: 05/14/2009 - A man was convicted Thursday of carving up cadavers donated to UCLA's medical school and selling the parts to unsuspecting medical research companies in a $1.5 million scheme.

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Chrysler Targets 800 Dealers in Reorganization

Updated: 05/14/2009 - In tiny Millerstown, Pa., the owner of the only car dealership in town found out Thursday he was on Chrysler's hit list - one of 789 across the nation that the troubled automaker wants to eliminate.

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House Votes $97 Billion War Funds, Despite Doubts

Updated: 05/14/2009 - Despite Democrats' rising anxiety about Afghanistan, the House on Thursday easily passed a $96.7 billion measure filling President Barack Obama's request for war spending and foreign aid efforts there and in Iraq.

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Ethics Commission Drops Fine Against Activist

Updated: 05/14/2009 - The state ethics commission has dropped a $7,500 against a conservative Republican activist who spoke publicly about a complaint he filed against a state senator.

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Kansas County Sees Minorities in Majority

Updated: 05/14/2009 - New U.S. Census Bureau data shows that Kansas is home to one of six counties nationwide that have reached ``majority-minority'' status.

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"Angels & Demons" Actor Slams Author

Updated: 05/14/2009 - Actor Stellan Skarsgard says he's no big fan of Dan Brown's writing and accepted a role in "Angels & Demons" only after reading the script based on Brown's book.

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