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Passerby Stabs Attacking Dog To Death

Updated: 02/02/2009 - A good Samaritan armed only with a pocketknife stabbed a dog to death as it was attacking a 77-year-old woman in her front yard, officials said.

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Wreck Kills One, Shuts Down Highway 75

Updated: 02/03/2009 - The Brown Co. Sheriff says Hwy. 75 at the K-20 intersection is shut down indefinitely while they clear a multi-vehicle accident. It happened just after 6:15 pm Monday night. One person was killed.

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Kansas Prison to Close Earlier Than Planned

Updated: 02/02/2009 - Corrections Secretary Roger Werholtz said Monday the Stockton prison will close April 1 rather than June 30, when the current budget year ends. The move is expected to save $339,000.

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Vt. Firefighters Rescue Man Stuck Inside Chimney

Updated: 02/02/2009 - Firefighters had to get creative when faced with a man stuck inside a chimney. Assistant Fire Marshal Thomas Middleton said police were called early Sunday by a woman who said she heard someone yelling for help near 144 Church Street.

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Kansas Goveror Criticizes Legislators on Budget

Updated: 02/02/2009 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius issued a statement Monday saying she's disappointed with the leaders of the House's Republican majority. They have not set a date for debate on $323 million in adjustments to the budget for the fiscal year that ends June 30.

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Child Stuck in Home Several Days with Mom's Dead Body

Updated: 02/03/2009 - Riley County Police say the body of Erin Yeager, 32, was found Saturday morning. It appeared she had been dead about four days and her two year old son left alone in the home with her all that time. He was found in critical condition.

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Kentucky Hardest Hit By Deadly Ice Storm

Updated: 02/02/2009 - Almost half a million homes and businesses are still without power after last week's ice storm that has left 55 people dead.

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Super Bowl Ratings The 2nd Best Ever

Updated: 02/02/2009 - An estimated 95.4 million people watched the Pittsburgh-Arizona Super Bowl, making it second only to last year's game as the most popular ever.

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Shawnee Co. Puts Emergency Sirens On Hold

Updated: 02/02/2009 - Shawnee County Emergency Management Director Dave Sterbenz wanted commissioners to waive the standard bidding process and buy the new system from Grain Valley, Mo.-based Blue Valley Public Safety.

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Porn Clip Airs During Super Bowl

Updated: 02/02/2009 - Super Bowl fans in Tucson, Arizona, caught a different kind of show during Sunday's big game.

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Macy's Cutting 7,000 Jobs

Updated: 02/02/2009 - Macy's Inc. said Monday that it's cutting 7,000 jobs - including 5,100 in its stores - and centralizing some of its corporate operations in an effort to reduce costs amid an increasingly difficult retail environment.

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Kansas Fourth in Nation for Black Homicides

Updated: 02/02/2009 - A study finds Kansas is fourth in the nation in the rate of black homicides. The study came from nonprofit Violence Policy Center in Washington D.C., which supports gun-control efforts.

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Trial Starts for Kansan Accused of Killing Student

Updated: 02/02/2009 - A prosecutor tells jurors that the evidence will show that an Arkansas City man's stalking habits and aggressive sexual behavior led to the rape and murder of a Cowley College student two years ago.

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To Small for a Trial?

Updated: 02/02/2009 - A western Kansas judge has asked the Kansas Supreme Court for permission to move a first-degree murder trial from Gove County to Trego County.

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Telemarketing Bill Clears Kan. Senate Panel

Updated: 02/02/2009 - The bill requires solicitors to tell the people they call that they work for a professional fund raising company up front. Then, if the donor asks, how much money actually goes to charity, the solicitor must disclose it.

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