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Wamego School District and Police Investigate Threatening List

Updated: 12/18/2008 - The Wamego Police Department and Wamego Public School officials are investigating what they call a threatening list. The school reported Wednesday that police received a call from a concerned parent Monday which led police to launch an investigation.

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Kansas Supreme Court Justices' Son Facing Forgery and Theft Charges

Updated: 12/18/2008 - The son of Kansas Supreme Court Justice Eric Rosen is facing forgery and theft charges in Shawnee County District Court. The official court complaint specifies the forgery charge against Jacob Rosen comes in relation to a 2007 real estate contract.

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Santa Delivers Toys to Capper Foundation Kids

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Santa loaded up his sleigh full of toys and flew to Topeka Thursday to deliver gifts to kids. Santa, along with Mrs. Claus, their dog, and the Kansas National Guard were at the Easter Seals Capper Foundation, helping make their Christmas brighter.

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Bush Pondering a "Planned" Auto Bankruptcy

Updated: 12/18/2008 - But the outgoing President hasn't decided on the solution. General Motors is also busy denying it's started merger talks with Chrysler.

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Chapman Schools Need Bond Issue for Tornado Repair

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Despite getting millions in insurance, donations and government help, Chapman school officials say they will need a bond issue to repair school buildings damaged by a June tornado.

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Crews Salt, Sand Roadways in Anticipation of Ice

Updated: 12/18/2008 - City of Topeka street crews spent the day, Thursday, December 18, spreading rock salt and sand, mostly in residential neighborhoods. Call 5-1-1 from anywhere in Kansas to get the latest update on road conditions.

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Obama defends choice of pastor for invocation

Updated: 12/18/2008 - President-elect Barack Obama on Thursday defended his choice of a popular evangelical minister to deliver the invocation at his inauguration, rejecting criticism that it slights gays. The selection of Pastor Rick Warren brought objections from gay rights advocates, who strongly supported Obama during the election campaign.

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New Wichita Manager to Start Work in February

Updated: 12/18/2008 - The Wichita City Council announced Thursday that it had hired Robert Layton as city manager. Layton is the city manager in Urbandale, Iowa. He begins work in Wichita on Feb. 2.

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Residents' Sexual Needs an Issue for Nursing Homes

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Researchers at Kansas State University have produced seminars and teaching aids to encourage nursing home caregivers to discuss and accommodate their residents' sexual desires.

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Incoming JoCo DA Won't Reopen Ex-Kansas AG Case

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Incoming Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe says he does not plan to reopen an investigation of former Kansas Attorney General Paul Morrison's actions during an extramarital affair.

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Bush considering 'orderly' auto bankruptcy

Updated: 12/18/2008 - The Bush administration is looking at "orderly" bankruptcy as a possible way to deal with the desperately ailing U.S. auto industry, the White House said Thursday as carmakers readied more plant closings and a half million Americans filed new jobless claims.

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Spirit AeroSystems Workers Resume Full Work Weeks

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Spirit AeroSystems says it will resume five-day work schedules on Jan. 5 or Jan. 12. Most of the 10,500 employees have been working just three days a week since September when Boeing Co. Machinists went on a 57-day strike.

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Las Vegas gets record Dec. snowfall, 3.6 inches

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Flights resumed in and out of Las Vegas, but schools and highways were closed Thursday after a record-setting snowfall coated marquees on the Strip, weighed down palm trees and blanketed surrounding mountain areas.

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Wichita Day Care Provider Guilty in Child's Death

Updated: 01/29/2009 - Jessica Cummings, 27, was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of a 13-month-old girl who was strangled after being left partially strapped in a car seat.

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Driver Arrested near Emporia with 550 Pounds of Marijuana

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Highway Patrol Trooper Clint Epperly says he pulled over 39-year-old Eduardo Bravo on a random tractor-trailer inspection Wednesday night at the Kansas Turnpike's Emporia exit and found 550 pounds of marijuana.

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