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Former Kansas Death Row Inmate Resentenced

Updated: 04/03/2009 - A former death row inmate whose appeal led the Kansas Supreme Court to declare the death penalty unconstitutional has been resentenced to life in prison.

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Easter Egg Hunts Begin Tomorrow

Updated: 04/03/2009 - We're hoping the sun will shine on several Easter Egg hunts planned around Topeka Saturday. The big one is at Cedar Crest, the annual governor's Easter Egg hunt is at 11 a.m.

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Fort Riley Jobs Moving

Updated: 04/03/2009 - An Army consolidation means nearly a hundred fewer jobs at Fort Riley.

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Ex-Sailor Gets 10 Years In Terror Case

Updated: 04/03/2009 - A former Navy sailor convicted of leaking details about ship movements and the best ways to attack them was sentenced Friday to the maximum 10 years in prison.

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Pest Control Worker Found Dead in Driveway

Updated: 04/03/2009 - The Shawnee Co. Sheriff's Office says the owner of a pest control company was found dead in a driveway Friday night. They say it appears he died of natural causes, and not due to any chemicals related to his work.

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Judge Rejects Michael Vick Bankruptcy Plan

Updated: 04/03/2009 - Fallen NFL star Michael Vick told a bankruptcy judge Friday that he became a changed man in prison and is determined to do all the right things upon his release from prison, including repaying his creditors with the millions he hopes to resume earning in professional football.

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Va. Boy Drove 1,300 Miles To Texas Rodeo Grounds

Updated: 04/03/2009 - A 13-year-old Virginia boy apparently loaded his family's pickup truck with food, clothes and his dog, hitched up a trailer with two horses in tow and drove nearly 1,300 miles to Texas, police said. The teen's parents found him safe Friday

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Stimulus Boost For Food Stamp Recipients

Updated: 04/03/2009 - The government's stimulus package is giving a much smaller bonus to people on the bottom end of the economic ladder - the more than 32 million Americans who rely on food stamps. That's one out of 10 Americans, an all-time record high.

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Late Surge Pushes Dow Over 8,000

Updated: 04/03/2009 - After fluctuating modestly for most of the day, the Dow surged past 8,000 points in late trading - the first time the index eclipsed that mark since February. Wall Street's fifth straight advance came despite receiving another grim picture of the U.S. job market.

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Funeral Set for Eskridge Couple Killed Monday

Updated: 04/03/2009 - Funeral services are scheduled for a couple found dead at their home on Monday. Services for James Stephenson Sr. and tina stephenson will be held at 11 a.m. Monday morning.

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SC man's corpse was apparently cut to fit coffin

Updated: 04/03/2009 - James Hines was a giant - a 6-foot-7, 300-pound preacher and funk musician so big that after he died in 2004, a macabre rumor began circulating in this small town that the undertaker had to cut off his legs to fit him in the coffin.

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Hearing Set in Developer's Suit Against City

Updated: 04/03/2009 - Gene Jani filed the suit back in June of 2007, saying the city council acted illegally by failing to approve a commercial development and housing project at 3420 SW Fairlawn Rd.

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Positive Evaluation for Topeka City Manager

Updated: 04/03/2009 - Deputy Mayor Jeff Preisner said the city council's evaluation of City Manager Norton Bonaparte Jr. was, overall, positive. Bonaparte took the position in Topeka three years ago.

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Marysville Names New Superintendent

Updated: 04/03/2009 - New superintendent says he's excited to return to Marysville and give back to the community which gave him his start in education.

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Ice shelf about to break away from Antarctic coast

Updated: 04/03/2009 - A massive ice shelf anchored to the Antarctic coast by a narrow and quickly deteriorating ice bridge could break away soon, the European Space Agency warned Friday.

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