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Local Radio Personality to Receive Greatest Honor

Posted: 10/07/2008 - A local radio personality is being honored for all her years in the business. KTPK Country Legend's 106.9's Marlena Adkison will be inducted into the Kansas Country Music Hall of Fame during Saturday night's show at the Middle Creek Theatre near Louisburg, KS.

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Kansas Man Wins $20,000 in State Lottery

Posted: 10/07/2008 - A Kansas man whose girlfriend was physically stuck to the toilet in their home wins $20,000 in the state lottery for the second time this year.

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SRS Awards Kansans With Disabilities Grant Money

Posted: 10/07/2008 - The Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services has awarded grant money to seven community agencies. The grants are aimed at promoting independent living for people with disabilities.

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Teacher Suspended for Students' Pro-Obama Chants

Posted: 10/07/2008 - A teacher at a Kansas City charter school has been suspended after video of his public school students chanting praise of Barack Obama was posted on YouTube.com.

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Taxes Take Center Stage at Debate Monday in Lawrence

Posted: 10/07/2008 - The candidates for Kansas' 2nd Congressional District seat argued about taxes during their second debate Monday night. Republican Lynn Jenkins accused incumbent Democrat Nancy Boyda of voting for the nation's largest-ever tax increase.

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Kansas Woman Jumps From Truck and Dies

Posted: 10/07/2008 - Authorities in Georgia say a 50-year-old northeast Kansas woman is dead after jumping from a moving truck driven by her boyfriend. Police said Julie Ann Wright of Circleville was pronounced dead at the scene Saturday.

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California Man Pleads Guilty to Failing to Pay Child Support

Posted: 10/07/2008 - A California man has pleaded guilty to federal charges of failing to make child support payments for a child in Kansas. Christopher L. Mason, 30, of Modesto, admitted Tuesday that Sumner County District Court ordered him to make child support payments in 1998 for a child born in 1995.

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Jury Selection Begins Tuesday in Riley County in Murder Case

Posted: 10/07/2008 - Jury selection may be complete Tuesday in the first-degree murder trial of Kevin Hernandez in Riley County District Court. The 20-year-old is accused of killing his former roommate, Adam Hooks, cutting up the body and stuffing the pieces into trash bags which were found in the victim's jeep.

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"Power Rangers" Actor Faces Charges

Posted: 10/07/2008 - Life is on hold for the son of a couple who were allegedly tied up and thrown to sea by an actor from the popular 1990s show "Power Rangers."

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Juror Skips Out To Drink

Posted: 10/07/2008 - A man who was supposed to be a juror in a drunk driving case skipped out on jury duty so he could go out drinking himself.

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Use of Fans May Lower SIDS Risk

Posted: 10/07/2008 - Using a fan to circulate air seemed to lower the risk of SIDS, according to a new study. The best advice is still placing babies on their backs to sleep.

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Putin: Black Belt Leader

Posted: 10/07/2008 - Russian state-controlled media already have shown the powerful prime minister at the wheel of massive racing truck, shirtless on a fishing excursion, and tracking a tiger through the Siberian forest — just a few of the he-man presentations designed to boost his public image. Now, it's judo.

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Bonds Enjoys Life Away From Baseball

Posted: 10/07/2008 - In a rare public appearance, Barry Bonds said he is enjoying life out of the baseball spotlight. He did not speak with reporters.

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Actor Checks Out Of Sex Addiction Treatment

Posted: 10/07/2008 - Former X-Files star David Duchovny has checked out of a rehabilitation facility for treatment of sex addiction, according to his lawyer. He is married to actress Tea Leoni.

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Retirement Accounts Have Lost $2 Trillion

Posted: 10/07/2008 - Over the past 15 months, America's retirement accounts have lost as much as $2 trillion according to estimates released Tuesday.

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McCain Connected With Iran-Contra?

Posted: 10/07/2008 - In the 1980s, McCain served on the advisory board to the U.S. chapter of an international group linked to ultra-right-wing death squads in Central America.

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High Stakes Presidential Debate

Posted: 10/07/2008 - Barack Obama hopes to cement his lead in the polls with Tuesday's debate, while John McCain is trying to turn around his campaign.

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Congress Upset With AIG

Posted: 10/07/2008 - Executives at American International Group Inc. hid the full range of its risky financial products from auditors as losses mounted, according to documents released Tuesday by a congressional panel examining the chain of events that forced the government to bail out the conglomerate.

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Wall Street Misery Worsens

Posted: 10/07/2008 - Things are not looking up on Wall Street. Stock losses are piling up, and the Dow Jones dropped 875 points over the last two days.

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Living Raised By The Dead

Posted: 10/07/2008 - Neil Gaiman, noted comic book writer, is putting out a novel about a boy raised in a cemetery raised by a vampire, werewolf and a witch.

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