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Officers Involved in Shooting Identified

Updated: 10/11/2008 - Three more off-duty officers involved in a March shooting that injured two brothers, have been identified along with Jason Judd. They are Chris Bowers, Laura Bonebrake and Travis Jepson.

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Legislative Panel: Palin "Abused Her Power"

Posted: 10/10/2008 - A legislative panel ruled late Friday the Alaska Governor and Vice-Presidential candidate overstepped her bounds to have a former relative fired from the Highway Patrol force.

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Lawrence Hosts Ralph Nader

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Nader talks to his faithful in Lawrence, in his 3rd run for the Presidency in Kansas.

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Mom of Missing Florida Girl Can Access Evidence

Posted: 10/10/2008 - The mother of a missing 3-year-old Florida girl will have access to her car and forensic tests completed by authorities trying to figure out what happened to the child, a judge ruled Friday. But she'll have to wait to find out whether she can leave her home while on house arrest to help explain her version of events to her attorneys, because Ninth Circuit Judge Stan Strickland delayed ruling on that request.

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OJ Simpson Seeks New Robbery Trial in Las Vegas

Posted: 10/10/2008 - O.J. Simpson's lawyers cited judicial errors and insufficient evidence Friday in seeking a new trial for the former football star, who was convicted of kidnapping and robbing two sports memorabilia dealers at gunpoint in a casino hotel room.

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McCain Booed After Trying to Calm Anti-Obama Crowd

Posted: 10/10/2008 - The anger is getting raw at Republican rallies and John McCain is acting to tamp it down. McCain was booed by his own supporters Friday when, in an abrupt switch from raising questions about Barack Obama's character, he described the Democrat as a "decent person and a person that you do not have to be scared of as president of the United States."

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Fundraiser Saturday for Topeka Girl Diagnosed with Rare Disease

Updated: 10/11/2008 - The community is coming together to help a local first grader who has been diagnosed with a rare disease. Anna Rose is a student at Indian Creek Elementary School in Topeka. Rose was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer on September 9th.

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Kansas National Guard Returns Home From Iraq

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Hutchinson welcomed home a group of national guardsmen Friday afternoon. Around a 130 soldiers of the 1161st Forward Support Company of Hutchinson returned home from their deployment to Iraq.

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Washburn Alumni Honored

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Seven Washburn University graduates were honored at a luncheon today at the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center. The graduates were named as Alumni Fellows for distinguishing themselves in their career fields.

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Kids Learn to Test Water Quality

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Some kids got a chance to learn a little bit about the environment today. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment supports the program and provides kits to those interested in testing water quality.

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New City Hall Set for Greensburg

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Leveled by tornadoes May 5th of last year, Greensburg still needs a brand new City Hall after the storms tore through their town.

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Randolph Elem. Students Honored

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Randolph Elementary surprised the two honorees for their character at an assembly. Their families came in to help recognize their achievements. The students get to take home a traveling plaque. They get to keep it for a quarter before it is awarded to two new students in December.

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New Shawnee Co. District Judge Sworn In

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Shawnee County got its first Hispanic district court judge today. Judge Cheryl Rios-Kingfisher was sworn in this afternoon at 3:30. Her duty as a district court judge will be to oversee both criminal and civil assignments.

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Food Union Workers Accept MGP Contract

Posted: 10/10/2008 - 148 union employees at MGP in Atchison have gone two weeks without being paid. Now the workers will return, and the talks will continue.

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Motorcycle Accident Injures Man, Kills Wife

Posted: 10/10/2008 - A motorcycle accident in Marshall County leaves a man injured and his wife dead. 63-year-old David Ayres of Saint George was injured and 64-year-old Carol was killed. Two people in the other vehicle were not injured.

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Real Estate Agent Pleads Guilty to Scam

Posted: 10/10/2008 - A real estate agent pleads guilty to a multi-million dollar home loan scam Friday. David Kostelec admitted that he and his conspirators defrauded lenders from July 20th, 2002 through October 14th, 2005. He will be sentenced in February.

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Kansas' Republican Registration Edge Smaller

Posted: 10/10/2008 - State figures show that Kansas remains a Republican state, but less so than in 2004, the last presidential election year. Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh said 80 percent of voting-age Kansans were registered to vote as of Thursday, a slight rise over 2004.

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Slattery's New Ad Attacks Roberts

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Democratic Senate candidate Jim Slattery's newest ad focuses on the financial crisis and attacks his opponent, Republican Senator Pat Roberts. Just released today, the ad plays on a popular game show by showing Slattery with a briefcase holding $1 million.

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Kan. Senator Says He's Raised $5.2 Million

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Sen. Pat Roberts has raised more than $5.2 million for his re-election campaign. The Republican is seeking his third term in the Senate against Democrat Jim Slattery, a former congressman for the 2nd District of eastern Kansas.

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FEMA to Charge Rent for Greensburg Trailers

Posted: 10/10/2008 - FEMA plans to start charging rent for its trailers being used by Greensburg residents displaced by last year's tornado. FEMA sent a letter saying that residents still living in agency trailers would pay $667 per month in rent.

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Colin Powell Calls Sen. Stevens' Word 'Sterling'

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Former Secretary of State Colin Powell on Friday praised Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens' sense of honor at his trial on corruption charges, calling his reputation for honesty and integrity "sterling" in the quarter-century they've known each other.

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Palin Says Supporters Want Tougher Attacks on Obama

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin said more than one person has whispered in her ear in Ohio that John McCain needs "to take the gloves off" in his campaign against Democrat Barack Obama. Before a friendly crowd of Republican fundraisers Friday, the Alaska governor did that herself.

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McCain, Obama Offer Dueling Ideas to Save Economy

Posted: 10/10/2008 - John McCain and Barack Obama outlined steps to counter the faltering economy and plummeting stock market on Friday, fresh evidence of the dominant role of pocketbook issues in their race for the White House.

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US to Take Stake in Banks, First Since Depression

Posted: 10/10/2008 - The government will buy an ownership stake in a broad array of American banks for the first time since the Great Depression, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said late Friday, announcing the historic step after stock markets jolted still lower around the world despite all efforts to slow the selling stampede.

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