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Carbondale School Helps Classmates Cope After Dad Kills 3 Children

Updated: 01/16/2009 - Amy Shirley told law enforcement that Monday started out as a "normal day". Four hours after leaving that morning for work, she'd find her husband and children dead and her home destroyed. Law enforcement says her husband was the killer.

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Treasury, Bank of America Reach Bailout Deal

Updated: 01/16/2009 - The government has extended a new multibillion-dollar lifeline to one of the country's biggest banks as officials continue to struggle with a serious crisis in the financial system.

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Drumming for The Drum Major

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Seaman Middle and High School, Hayden, Shawnee Heights, Topeka West, and Topeka High drum lines all perform as part of Living the Dream week.

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AG Steve Six Announces Agreement with Eli Lilly

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Kansas will receive $1.1 million from a drug company accused of illegally marketing an anti-psychotic drug. Attorney General Steve Six made the announcement Wednesday.

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AG-Designate: "Waterboarding is Torture"

Updated: 01/15/2009 - With just three words, Attorney General-designate Eric Holder capped years of angry debate over U.S. counterterrorism policy and declared a major break from the Bush administration.

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Knoxville Detained For Airport Grenade

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Authorities detained Johnny Knoxville on Thursday for allegedly bringing an inert grenade into Los Angeles International Airport. After security screeners spotted the grenade in the "Jack***" star's carry-on luggage, a bomb squad determined it lacked a firing pin or explosive.

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Plan To Stop Statehouse Renovation Opposed By Senator

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Speaker Mike O'Neal said Republicans are committed to finishing the project but want to wait to see if construction and labor costs dip temporarily because of the recession. Senate Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jay Emler says that's not a good idea because resuming the work will cost even more money.

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Boeing: No Plans To Sell Kansas Plants

Updated: 01/15/2009 - A spokesman for Boeing Co. says he's unaware of any current plans to sell the aircraft maker's Integrated Defense Systems plant in Wichita, Kan.

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K-State Candidate, Students Look To Future

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Kirk Schulz is the first candidate to be interviewed for the Kansas State President job, and he is excited about the opportunity. He spoke with faculty and students Thursday, and expressed his vision of the future.

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Proper Prosthesis Gives Lift to Breast Cancer Patients

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Breast cancer treatment often means a dramatic change in a woman's appearance, which can shake her body image. A partnership between Jayhawk Pharmacy and Cotton-O'Neil Cancer is helping women look - and feel - like themselves again.

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Biles to Join Kansas Supreme Court in March

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Dan Biles will be sworn in at a 2 p.m. March 6 special session of the Kansas Supreme Court. Afterward, Biles will take his seat on the far right side of the bench, traditionally the seat for the newest member.

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Man Gets Life in Prison for KCK Slayings

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Andrew Guerrero received life in prison for killing his pregnant ex-wife, her unborn child and the woman's 8-month-old daughter last year.

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Kansas Schools say They Still Face Budget Woes

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Educators say Gov. Kathleen Sebelius' proposal to freeze funding will force a reallocation of dollars among districts even before the current fiscal year ends. And, they say, rising costs make it likely that there will be some effects in the state's classrooms.

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Kansas Sheriff Corrals Hundreds of Sheep

Updated: 01/15/2009 - The Hutchinson News reports on its Web site that the Morton County Sheriff's Department took custody Wednesday of 716 head of sheep, a calf and two dogs for not being properly corralled.

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Kansas Board: Maintenance Backlog Grows on Campuses

Updated: 01/15/2009 - The board says the six public universities and the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas, have a backlog of $825 million. That's up from $663 million in 2006.

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Senior Hamas Leader Killed In Airstrike

Updated: 01/15/2009 - The Hamas interior minister was part of the top five in the leadership group, Israel has confirmed the attack which killed Said Siam today.

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Plan to Stop Statehouse Renovation Opposed

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Suspending the Statehouse renovations is part of the House Republicans' legislative agenda for this year. But Senate Ways and Means Committee Chairman Jay Emler says that's not a good idea because resuming the work will cost even more money.

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Bush Defends Record, Says Farewell

Updated: 01/15/2009 - The outgoing President says 9/11 changed him, then he worked to "keep the country safe." Bush also saluted his successor in his speech in the East Room address.

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Burris Sworn In As Obama's Successor

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Fellow lawmakers gave Burris a standing ovation after Vice President Cheney swore him in, one week after turning him away from the halls of their chamber.

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The "Miracle on the Hudson"

Updated: 01/15/2009 - US Airways plane carrying 155 passengers went down in the frigid waters of the Hudson River Thursday.. the plane struck birds, and everyone on board was safely rescued. Here's more on how it happened.

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Topeka Symphony Serenades Students

Updated: 01/15/2009 - The Topeka Symphony invited students from all over Northeast Kansas to the Topeka Performing Arts Center for a free concert Thursday.

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Sebelius Recognizes MLK Day

Updated: 01/15/2009 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius signed a proclamation declaring Jan. 19, 2009, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Kansas during a Statehouse ceremony Thursday.

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