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Obama: The "Day Of Reckoning Has Arrived"

Updated: 02/25/2009 - The President tells Americans Tuesday night the country must "act boldly," as he pushed a broad agenda before a joint session of Congress.

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WIBW-TV to Air Mayoral Debate Wednesday Night

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Incumbent Bill Bunten, Deputy Mayor Jeff Preisner, Jon-Wesley O'Hara, Jason Dabney, and Randal Trackwell discussed issues ranging from the sales tax question and form of government, to Heartland Visioning.

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Important Tax Dates

Updated: 02/25/2009 - We're here to tell you about some important tax dates.

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Lawrence Man Pleaded Guilty to Violating Clean Water Act

Updated: 02/25/2009 - 57-year-old Raymond Sawyer and his company, Mangna-Gro International, which formulates chemical fertilizers, pleaded guilty to unlawfully discharging waste from its fertilizer manufacturing operation into the City of Lawrence's sewer system.

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Topeka Police Investigate Pair of Carjackings

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Suspects in carjacking around 7:30pm Tuesday at the Fairfield Inn off Wanamaker left behind a vehicle carjacked less than 45 minutes earlier from the Century Plaza Apartments.

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Greensburg Mayor to Attend President's Sddress

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Greensburg Mayor Bob Dixson will watch the president's speech from first Lady Michelle Obama's box Tuesday night. He leads a community that was devastated by a tornado in May 2008 and has been rebuilding as an energy-efficient ``green town.''

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Blue Rapids Teen Hits Jackpot

Updated: 02/25/2009 - 18-year old Dakota Tormondson of Blue Rapids won $20,000 on a Double Crossword lottery scratch ticket.

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Kansas Rep. Turns to Twitter

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Mike Burgess, R-Topeka, announced he will be using Twitter to keep his constituents informed during the legislative session. The microblogging site allows users to send 140 character messages, or "tweets", letting people know what they're doing.

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USD 501 Finalizes Land Purchase

Updated: 02/25/2009 - The USD 501 School Board voted Tuesday to finalize the settlement with the state for land on the old Topeka State Hospital grounds.

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Woman Rescued from Overpass

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Kansas Highway Patrol reports they were called to I-470 and 21st Street in Topeka at 1:32 Tuesday afternoon because a woman was threatening to jump off the overpass.

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Help With Tax Prep

Updated: 02/25/2009 - When you make the decision to hire someone to prepare your taxes for you, it is important to do a little research before you choose your tax preparer.

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Zimbabwe court Grants Bail, Lawmaker Still Jailed

Updated: 02/25/2009 - -- A Zimbabwean judge on Tuesday granted bail to Roy Bennett, a prominent official in the new prime minister's party, but ordered him held at least another week while prosecutors decide whether to appeal.

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Groups that helped after hurricane wait for pay

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Hundreds of businesses that provided transportation, portable toilets and other assistance after Hurricane Ike are still waiting to be paid six months after the storm, the result of a $134 million dispute between Texas and the federal government.

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Beauty and the brain, women use more than men

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Beauty is in the brain of the beholder. Go to any museum and there will be men and women admiring paintings and sculpture. But it turns out they are thinking about the sight differently. Men process beauty on the right side of their brains, while women use their whole brain to do the job, researchers report in Tuesday's electronic edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.

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More Evidence Links Alcohol, Cancer in Women

Updated: 02/25/2009 - A study of nearly 1.3 million British women offers yet more evidence that moderate alcohol consumption increases the risk of a handful of cancers. British researchers surveyed middle-aged women at breast cancer screening clinics about their drinking habits, and tracked their health for seven years.

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Dubai gets Government Cash Injection

Updated: 02/25/2009 - The sheiks of Dubai have dreamed for years of creating a financial capital that would rival global titans like New York and London. With unbridled ambition and plenty of borrowing, they succeeded in putting their home on the map.

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