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Man Found Guilty of Hitting Worker

Posted: 11/05/2008 - An O'Fallon man has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for hitting a member of a construction crew with his car last year. Police say he was intoxicated after attending a St. Louis Cardinals game when he hit the victim. The jury recommended a seven-year prison sentence for Seeler.

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Mo. Gov. Wants E-mail Lawsuit Dismissed

Posted: 11/05/2008 - An attorney representing Gov. Matt Blunt against a lawsuit over access to his office's e-mail records urges a state trial judge to dismiss the case. The lawsuit is being pursued by a bipartisan team of lawyers selected by Cole County Judge Richard Callahan.

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Light-Rail Projects in Missouri Fail

Posted: 11/05/2008 - Advocates say the defeat of a transit sales tax will hurt the working poor and disabled who rely most heavily on public transportation in the St. Louis area. Kansas City-area voters also turned down a light-rail tax, and as in St. Louis, many blamed the economy for its failure to pass.

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Horses Wrangled in Civil Dispute

Updated: 11/06/2008 - Mount Bethel Farms is home for several boarded horses until a civil dispute went sour and the horses were taken.

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Detroit Automakers, UAW to Meet with Pelosi

Posted: 11/05/2008 - Detroit auto execs and the head of the UAW plan to meet Thursday with Hous Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The talks will center on the industry's struggling finances.

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Off-Duty St. Louis Firefighter Slain

Posted: 11/05/2008 - An off-duty St. Louis firefighter is shot and killed while trying to help a carjacking victim in north St. Louis County. Police later killed the suspect in a shootout. Police say the events began Wednesday night when the gunman carjacked a woman and drove off in her vehicle, eventually crashing it.

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Some Gay Marriages Already Being Stopped

Posted: 11/05/2008 - California voters approved a constitutional amendment banning gay marriages. Already Wednesday some county clerks were putting a stop to same-sex ceremonies.

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Veterans Learn About Job Opportunities

Posted: 11/05/2008 - Military Veterans get a look at career opportunities available for them at a career fair in Topeka Wednesday. The Kansas Department of Commerce hosted the fair at the VA Medical Center Recreation Hall building.

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Election Monitors Pronounce US Vote Democratic

Posted: 11/05/2008 - A European-rights watchdog group says the U.S. election met acceptable democratic standards, but some voting stations should improve voting secrecy.

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Topeka Gas Station Robbed at Gunpoint

Posted: 11/05/2008 - Topeka Police are searching for the person who held up a convenience store at 2525 SW 29th St. Wednesday night. Police describe the suspect as a black man with a large build. He was wearing a gray hoodie with "South Pole" on it.

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Ex-girlfriend: Spector was 'Easy to Forgive'

Posted: 11/05/2008 - Music producer Phil Spector's ex-girlfriend testified at his retrial for murder that he pistol-whipped her and threatened her with guns, but he was "easy to forgive."

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Longtime Washburn, Community Volunteer Earns Award

Posted: 11/05/2008 - Bill Sneed was named Community Volunteer of the Year by the Junior League of Topeka. Sneed volunteers time for organizations including Washburn University athletics, the Boy Scouts and TPAC.

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Norton Bonaparte Interviews For Wichita City Manager Job

Posted: 11/05/2008 - Topeka City Manager Norton Bonaparte, Jr. today interviewed for the position of Wichita City Manager. Bonaparte is one of five finalists for the position. The Wichita City Council and Citizens Committee are in the process of interviewing each of them.

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Jury Convicts 3 in Kansas Gang Racketeering Case

Posted: 11/05/2008 - Three Wichita-area gang members were convicted Wednesday of counts dealing with racketeering and drug trafficking in the first federal racketeering case ever filed in Kansas.

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Author Michael Crichton Dies

Posted: 11/05/2008 - The best-selling writer of "The Andromeda Strain," "Jurassic Park" and a guiding force behind 'ER" has died after a very quiet, private battle against cancer.

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Governor Orders Deeper Cuts; GOP Leader Questions Need for More

Posted: 11/05/2008 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius increased the amount state agencies should cut their current budges, from 2 percent to 3 percent. But Senate Majority Leader Derek Schmidt says more may be needed with the state facing a $137 million shortfall by June.

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Obama Unveils His Transition Team

Posted: 11/05/2008 - Congratulations pour in to Barack Obama, as the President-Elect builds his transition and cabinet to help him deal with the enormous challenges he will face.

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