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Crews Set to Begin Work on I-470

Updated: 04/21/2009 - Crews will begin work Wednesday on the eastbound and westbound shoulders in various spots of I-470 from the Wanamaker Road interchange to the US-75 interchange.

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Neosho Rapids Votes "Yes"

Updated: 04/21/2009 - The community voted Tuesday on whether the town should sell its natural gas system to Black Hills Energy.

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Poll Gives Moran, Brownback Early Edge

Updated: 04/21/2009 - A Survey USA poll commissioned by KCTV and KWCH shows Sen. Sam Brownback with a big lead over Sec. of State Ron Thornburgh in the GOP gubernatorial race. Meantime, it's neck and neck between Congressmen Jerry Moran and Todd Tiahrt for Senate.

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Kansas Banker Says FDIC Rates Skyrocketing

Updated: 04/21/2009 - A leader in the Kansas banking industry says some banks' FDIC insurance premiums are 30 times higher now than they were just six weeks ago.

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No Casino Applicants for SE Kansas

Updated: 04/21/2009 - A second deadline has passed without any applicants to operate a state-owned casino in southeast Kansas.

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Kansas Governor Still Reviewing Abortion Measure

Updated: 04/21/2009 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius has until Thursday to deal with a bill imposing more detailed reporting requirements on doctors who perform late-term abortions. Critics say it's an attempt to restrict access to abortion. Supporters say it strengthens existing law.

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30 Fort Riley Soldiers Deploy to Iraq

Updated: 04/21/2009 - Nearly 30 Fort Riley soldier, of the 84th Battalion, are honored in a deployment ceremony prior to their 12 month tour in Iraq.

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Helmsley Estate: $1M to Dogs

Updated: 04/21/2009 - Real estate baroness Leona Helmsley's estate gave away $136 million Tuesday to hospitals, foundations and the homeless and left $1 million to animal charities, prompting one advocate to accuse the estate of failing to honor the hotel tycoon's wishes.

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Lawmakers to Re-examine Internet-sharing Software

Updated: 04/21/2009 - A House committee is reopening its investigation of Internet services that let computer users distribute music and movies online amid reports the same software was exploited to gain unauthorized access to government and private data.

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Paula Abdul Says Her Contract is Up This Season

Updated: 04/21/2009 - Paula Abdul said her contract is up this season on "American Idol," and that no one can ever replace her. In an interview with Cynthia McFadden, airing Thursday on ABC News "Nightline" at 11:35 p.m. EDT, Abdul said that she loves the show, especially this season, which has a fourth judge, Kara DioGuardi.

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Desperate Housewives' Death Draws No Crowd

Updated: 04/21/2009 - The death of Edie Britt didn't draw much of a crowd to ABC's "Desperate Housewives." Sunday's episode of the comic soap, where Nicollette Sheridan's memorable character was killed off via electrocution when her car hit a power pole, was seen by 13.9 million people on Sunday, according to Nielsen Media Research.

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Obama Signs $5.7 Billion National Service Bill, Calls on Americans to Volunteer

Updated: 04/21/2009 - Calling on Americans to volunteer, President Barack Obama signed a $5.7 billion national service bill Tuesday that triples the size of the AmeriCorps service program over the next eight years and expands ways for students to earn money for college. "What this legislation does, then, is to help harness this patriotism and connect deeds to needs," said Obama, a former community organizer in Chicago.

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Police: Boston Med Student Held in Masseuse's Death Targeted Women He Met on Craigslist

Updated: 04/21/2009 - Philip Markoff seemed to have a good life: The handsome, clean-cut, 23-year-old medical student was planning a lavish beachfront wedding this summer to a beautiful woman. But authorities say his computer and surveillance video paint a picture of a suspected serial criminal who targeted women offering erotic services through Craigslist. Now he's accused of killing one and suspected of robbing and tying up another.

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Report: Fraud Risk High In Bailout Plan

Updated: 04/21/2009 - Taxpayers are increasingly exposed to losses and the government is more vulnerable to fraud under Obama administration initiatives that have created a federal bank bailout program of "unprecedented scope," a government report finds.

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4 New Egyptian Temples Discovered In Sinai

Updated: 04/21/2009 - Archaeologists exploring an old military road in the Sinai have unearthed four new temples amidst the 3,000-year-old remains of an ancient fortified city that could have been used to impress foreign delegations visiting Egypt, antiquities authorities announced Tuesday.

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Financial Stocks Give Wall Street A Boost

Updated: 04/21/2009 - Rising bank stocks pulled the market higher Tuesday after Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner told Congress most banks had adequate capital and that some could pay back some government loans.

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FBI Guard Accused Of Spying On Naked Girls

Updated: 04/21/2009 - A veteran FBI security guard accused of spying on teenage girls as they tried on dresses at a charity event at a mall is innocent and mortified by the charges, his lawyer said Tuesday.

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Pirate Suspect Cries At Hearing In NYC

Updated: 04/21/2009 - A federal judge in New York has determined that the sole survivor of a pirate attack on an American cargo ship off the Somali coast is an adult.

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Topeka Trades Mulch for Food for Earth Day, Project Topeka

Updated: 04/21/2009 - The City of Topeka is offering a free load of mulch this week in exchange for four cans of food. The mulch may be picked up at the yard materials recycling facility, north and east of I-70 and Macvicar.

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