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Jackson Family Lawyer Says Will To Be Presented

Updated: 06/30/2009 - A will for Michael Jackson has surfaced and is expected in court soon, a lawyer for the family said Tuesday, countering their previous claim that he died without such a document. "My clients are now aware after filings that a will has been presented," said L. Londell McMillan. "His various advisers over time are looking for additional documents."

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Area Kids Lend A Helping Hand To Needy People

Updated: 06/30/2009 - About 70 kids from across the state are in Ogden and Manhattan making repairs and doing yard work at elderly and handicapped people’s homes.

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Kansas Ag Secretary Taking USDA Job

Updated: 06/30/2009 - Kansas Secretary of Agriculture Adrian Polansky has been tapped to head the Farm Service Agency at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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School Putting New Building To Use

Updated: 06/30/2009 - A group of area-kids are attending a volleyball camp to sharpen their skills while staying in shape.

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Shawnee Heights Schools Work To Soften Budget Blows

Updated: 06/30/2009 - USD 450 board members met Tuesday morning to finalize their budget actions for the fiscal year ending the same day. They're working amid concerns more cuts in state funding lie ahead.

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GOP's Coleman Concedes, Sending Franken To Senate

Updated: 06/30/2009 - Republican Norm Coleman conceded to Democrat Al Franken in Minnesota's contested Senate race on Tuesday, ending a nearly eight-month recount and court fight over an election decided by only a few hundred votes. Coleman announced his decision at a news conference in St. Paul, hours after a unanimous Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that Franken, a former "Saturday Night Live" comedian and liberal commentator, should be certified the winner.

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Police: 7 Teens Shot Near Detroit School

Updated: 06/30/2009 - Gunmen in a green minivan opened fire on a group of teenagers waiting at a bus stop near a Detroit school on Tuesday, wounding seven including three who were in critical condition, authorities said.

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Judge Rules Yoko Ono Owns Rare John Lennon Footage

Updated: 06/30/2009 - A judge sided with Yoko Ono in her fight against World Wide Video, which says it owns the raw footage of John Lennon smoking pot and joking about putting acid in President Nixon's tea.

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Fantasia Returns To "The Color Purple"

Updated: 06/30/2009 - Fantasia opens a national tour with "The Color Purple" in Washington Tuesday night. When she did the role on Broadway, she missed about 50 performances and doctors discovered tumors on her vocal cords.

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Baldinger Will Not Face Criminal Charges In Wreck

Updated: 06/30/2009 - The Jackson County, Missouri prosecutor has ruled a collision that killed a 61-year old woman Saturday was an accident. Former Chiefs offensive lineman Rich Baldinger was the driver of the vehicle that collided with the woman's car.

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Mayor To Face Trial In Dogs' Death

Updated: 06/30/2009 - A Crawford County judge ruled there is enough evidence for McCune Mayor Don Call to stand trial for shooting two dogs. The mayor says he shot the dogs following reports they were chasing a neighbor's children.

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Talks Between Spirit AeroSystems, Union Ongoing

Updated: 06/30/2009 - The Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace says negotiations continue this week with Spirit AeroSystems. SPEEA Midwest director Bob Brewer says the union has a tough challenge ahead.

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Vatican Finds Enough Evidence Of Kansas Miracle

Updated: 06/30/2009 - The Vatican will continue investigating if Chase Kear's recovery from a traumatic brain injury is an official miracle. If so, it coud help Fr. Emil Kapaun be canonized a saint of the Roman Catholic Church.

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Kansas Developer Pleads Guilty

Updated: 06/30/2009 - David Ray Freeman of Lawrence admitted trying to bribe members of the Junction City Commission to get support to build new housing for soldiers from Fort Riley.

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Talks Between Spirit AeroSystems, Union Ongoing

Updated: 06/30/2009 - A union official says contract talks betwen Spirit AeroSystems and its engineering union took "a grim and disappointing turn'' when discussions turned toward benefits and compensation.

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Mayor To Face Trial In Dogs' Death

Updated: 06/30/2009 - A judge has determined that enough evidence exists to put McCune Mayor Don Call on trial for shooting two dogs.

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Consumer Confidence Falls In June

Updated: 06/30/2009 - Americans — whose hope for the economy had been rising since March — are starting to lose faith, pushing down a widely watched barometer of sentiment in June.

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