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Court Rules on Boeing Issue

Posted: 05/20/2009 - A federal judge says the Air Force can disclose the rates that Boeing Co. charged for the next generation of global positioning satellites.

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Oil hovers above $60 as investors eye inventories

Posted: 05/20/2009 - Oil prices hovered above $60 a barrel Wednesday in Asia as investors looked to U.S. inventory data later in the day for clues about the strength of crude demand.

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World Stocks Lackluster After Mixed US Trade

Updated: 05/20/2009 - Global stock markets inched higher in lackluster trade Wednesday, but many investors held back in the face of dour reports about Japan's economy and the U.S. housing market.

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NYC: Tests Indicate No Swine Flu in Dead Toddler

Posted: 05/20/2009 - New York City health officials say tests conducted on a toddler who died after being hospitalized with respiratory symptoms indicate he wasn't infected with swine flu.

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Missouri carries out first execution in 4 years

Posted: 05/20/2009 - Missouri early Wednesday executed a man who killed a good Samaritan who had stopped on the road to help him, ending a nearly four-year period without an execution in the state. Texas, meanwhile, executed its 15th prisoner this year.

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C-SPAN To Visit Topeka Library, School

Posted: 05/19/2009 - Kids (and adults) can get a civics lesson from the ultimate political junkie's favorite cable channel and its famous bus.

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Topeka Mayor Upset over ERP, Voting Powers

Posted: 05/19/2009 - Mayor Bill Bunten supported the ordinance changes over the council's override power, but now he says the changes have gone too far.

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State Treasurer Returns $100,000+ In Unclaimed Property

Updated: 05/20/2009 - The State Treasurer's Unclaimed Property division set up in the WIBW studios Tuesday, taking viewer calls through all the newscasts. More than 20,000 inquiries resulted in potential claims totaling more than $100,000.

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$12M Settlement in Lawrence Apartment Fire

Posted: 05/19/2009 - The families of three people killed in a 2005 apartment fire in Lawrence as well as several people who escaped with injuries will share a $12 million settlement.

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Kansas Senators Repeat Gitmo Opposition

Posted: 05/19/2009 - Both Sens. Sam Brownback and Pat Roberts said Tuesday they support amendments to a supplemental appropriations bill that would cut off funding to support transferring the detainees.

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Public Pools Ready to Open with New Safety Feature

Updated: 05/19/2009 - Topeka Public Pools are prepping to open for the Summer season, and they have a new safety feature to boot: a drain cover that will keep kids from being entrapped.

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Junction City Couple Hits Kansas Cash

Posted: 05/19/2009 - A Junction City couple celebrated their first wedding anniversary last week and today they were ringing in the dough!

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Guilty Verdict in Slaying of Kansas Farmer

Posted: 05/19/2009 - An Osborne County jury convicted Kenneth Wilson on Tuesday of the shooting death of farmer Jeffrey Scott Noel. Attorney General Stephen Six prosecuted the case.

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Community Helps Town of Soldier Rebuild from Storm

Updated: 05/19/2009 - Andra and Larry Holliday says there never was a question they would rebuild in Soldier after a tornado destroyed their home. They say the community rallied around them in their time of need.

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Westar "Scrubs" its Way to the Future

Posted: 05/19/2009 - Employees of Westar Energy are proud of their new sulfur dioxide "scrubber" system. On Tuesday they showed off a three year and 435 million dollar project.

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Kansas Governor Signs Unemployment Job Training Bill

Posted: 05/19/2009 - Gov. Mark Parkinson signed legislation Tuesday in Wichita that helps more out-of-work Kansans qualify for unemployment benefits. It also extends unemployment benefits for people enrolled in a state-approved job training program.

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Planned Parenthood Supporters Seek Continued Funds

Posted: 05/19/2009 - About two dozen supporters delivered petitions to the governor's office Tuesday, urging him to allow Planned Parenthood to receive some $250,000 in the next budget year by vetoing part of the budget bill that eliminates the funding.

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Advanced Army Education Matures over 25 Years

Posted: 05/19/2009 - Fort Leavenworth's School for Advanced Military Studies has trained staff officers to be more analytical when approaching war and to look toward the next conflict since the end of the Vietnam War.

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Bioscience Group Awards $11 million in Kansas

Updated: 05/19/2009 - About $4 million of more than $11 million in new investments by the KS Bioscience Authorities will initially go to establish a center to create medical instruments, medical devices and composite implants. The program will get $21.7 million over five years.

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Kansas Casino Efforts Making Progress

Posted: 05/19/2009 - Two applicants for state-owned casinos in Wyandotte County have cleared a major hurdle. And a bidder in Sumner County offered to add a hotel to gain the required county approval.

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