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Stock Futures Trading In Narrow Range

Updated: 06/12/2009 - Stock futures were trading in a narrow range Friday pointing to a mixed opening on Wall Street as investors weigh recent signs of economic recovery and potential concern about inflation.

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Police Investigate Overnight Shooting

Updated: 06/12/2009 - Topeka Police say a man was shot in front of 407 Southwest Tyler just before 11:30 p.m. Thursday. Police say the man was hit by several bullets.

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House Vote Could Send FDA Tobacco Bill To Obama

Updated: 06/12/2009 - Smoking foes see a turning point in their long battle against the tobacco industry as Congress prepares to send President Barack Obama a bill giving the government broad authority to determine how cigarettes will be made, marketed and sold.

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Confusion Expected As Analog TV Broadcasts End

Updated: 06/12/2009 - Starting in the morning and going into the night, TV stations across the U.S. planned to cut their analog signals Friday, ending a six-decade era for the technology and likely stranding more than 1 million unprepared homes without TV service.

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PETA Billboard Plans Stifled

Updated: 06/12/2009 - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is dropping its bid to put up two billboards in Wichita urging people to become vegetarians.

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Mexico Ambassador Nominee Addresses Officers

Updated: 06/12/2009 - President Barack Obama's choice to be the next ambassador to Mexico is in Kansas to address graduates from the Army's Command and General Staff College.

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Digital Deadline

Updated: 06/11/2009 - The nationwide digital television conversion deadline is tonight.

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Local 83: Giles Tried To Separate Union Members

Updated: 06/11/2009 - The Local 83 Fire Union is accusing Fire Chief Howard Giles of ordering transfers to separate its high-level members. They say testimony proves management intended to put a stop to union activity.

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Little Apple Toyota: One Year Later

Updated: 06/11/2009 - One year to the day a tornado touched down in Manhattan, KS, one business is looking back and celebrating, not mourning. Little Apple Toyota held a grand re-opening Thursday, looking back...and ahead.

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Siren Removed In North Topeka

Updated: 06/11/2009 - Improvements at a school in North Topeka have forced the removal of an emergency siren.

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County Contract Approved

Updated: 06/11/2009 - A group of county employees have agreed to pass on a cost of living increase for 2010. It is a move that county commissioners are thanking them for.

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Ohio Panty Burglar Gets 9 Years In Prison

Updated: 06/11/2009 - ALLIANCE, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio man has been sentenced to nine years in prison for stealing underwear from more than 20 women in a series of home break-ins going back to 2006. Thomas Williams, 25, pleaded guilty Wednesday to 11 felonies, including nine burglary counts. He also pleaded guilty to misdemeanor voyeurism.

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Thief Has Taste For Finer Things

Updated: 06/11/2009 - WASHBURN, Wis. (AP) -- A thief who broke into a northern Wisconsin restaurant apparently has refined culinary tastes. The co-owner of DaLou's Bistro said someone broke into her Washburn restaurant Tuesday and stole several bottles of wine, a large Italian ricotta cheesecake and a bag of arugula. Lois Stensvad said she found the thefts "bizarre." She said her waitress joked that the thief was probably stocking up for a nice dinner party.

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Property Owners Forgive Actress' Stunt

Posted: 06/11/2009 - OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The owners of property allegedly plastered with great white shark posters by actress Jessica Alba say they have little interest in pursuing criminal charges.

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Woodstock Site Shows Images From Lennon's Bed-in

Updated: 06/11/2009 - BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) -- John and Yoko hung out in their pajamas for eight days during their "bed-in" at a Montreal hotel in 1969. Reclining on a king-size bed, the famous Beatle and his new wife read Lao Tzu, snuggled and recorded the anthem "Give Peace a Chance."

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Marines Out Of Iraq In Spring 2010

Updated: 06/11/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Marine Corps commandant says that all but a few dozen of the 16,000 Marines now in Iraq will be out by next spring, putting a solid end date on a long-anticipated exit for the corps.

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No Smoking: Historic Vote Could Bring New Limits

Updated: 06/11/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate struck a historic blow against smoking in America Thursday, voting overwhelmingly to give regulators new power to limit nicotine in the cigarettes that kill nearly a half-million people a year, to drastically curtail ads that glorify tobacco and to ban flavored products aimed at spreading the habit to young people.

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