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Local Leaders Deliver Meals

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Many area residents got a meal delivered to them by community leaders Thursday. Meals on Wheels used the day to promote their program to the group of "big wheels".

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Spotting Signs First Step in Overcoming Depression

Updated: 10/02/2008 - Depression is a very real psychological disorder for which help is available. Stormont-Vail West and Valeo Behavioral Health are offering free depression screenings Oct. 10.

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Bernhard Says Report on Palin Comments Misleading

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Sandra Bernhard says the decision by a women's shelter to cut her act from its annual benefit was based on a misleading account of what she said about Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.

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First Day of Netherland Trial

Updated: 10/02/2008 - A synopsis of the opening statements from the prosecution and defense in the trial of Theodore Netherland. The prosecution accuses Netherland of stabbing Karen Estes to death in 1989.

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Kansas Abortion Trial Remains on Track, for Now

Posted: 10/02/2008 - A judge says prosecutors in the case against Wichita abortion Dr. George Tiller must respond to defense allegations before a mid-November hearing. They had wanted to wait until after the hearing.

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Obama Says McCain Out of Touch on Jobs

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said Thursday that his rival John McCain is out of touch with the economic struggles of Americans and doesn't understand that there's nothing more fundamental than a job.

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Stocks Decline on Unemployment, Factory Reports

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Pessimism about a protracted economic downturn washed over the financial markets Thursday, sending stocks plunging and further tightening the credit markets.

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NTSB: Remains Found at Steve Fossett Wreckage Site

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Federal investigators said Thursday they found human remains amid the wreckage of missing adventurer Steve Fossett's airplane in the mountains of eastern California. The remains were found among a field of debris that stretched 400 feet long and 150 feet wide in a steep section of the Sierra Nevada.

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Local Woman Celebrates 35th Year in Business

Posted: 10/02/2008 - A local woman being praised for her many years in business made our good news Thursday. Gay Trimble, 73, who owns Gayle's Beauty Salon at 606 Wayne St. in Topeka, celebrated her 35th year in business Thursday.

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Emporia State Student Being Remembered Saturday

Posted: 10/02/2008 - An 18-year-old Emporia State student who was shot and killed while hunting is being remembered Saturday. A scholarship is set up for incoming freshman at ESU.

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Local Kids Enjoy Story-time Thursday

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Local students were able to enjoy their day with a VIP story time. Kansas Education Commissioner, Dr. Alexa Posny, was part of the "Read for the Record" campaign at Quincy Elementary School.

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Senior Citizens Vote for "Silver Plan" for Elderly

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Senior citizens would like to see an alert system for missing elderly people. The Silver-Haired Legislature voted Thursday to urge lawmakers to establish a "Silver Plan."

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Topeka Police Investigate Robbery

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Topeka police need your help identifying a suspect who stole a woman's purse and used her ATM card. An ATM camera caught this picture of the suspect.

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Armenians Observe Kansas Nuclear Disaster Drill

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Leaders from Armenia are observing exercises simulating a potential accident at Wolf Creek Nuclear Plant Thursday. They're learning how Kansas officials would respond to a potential nuclear disaster.

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Crash Kills KU Student, Injures Wife

Posted: 10/02/2008 - 26-year old Neil Hockenbarger was killed in a car accident in Lawrence early Thursday morning. His wife suffered minor injuries. Hockenbarger was a KU student.

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Arkansas City Mayor Apologizes for Blackface Skit

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Arkansas City Mayor Mel Kuhn is apologizing for appearing in blackface and using sexually suggestive slang in a drag queen beauty contest that was part of a weekend fundraiser. The apology followed a meeting with the NAACP.

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WTC Owners Rewrite Expectations At Ground Zero

Posted: 10/02/2008 - The owners of the World Trade Center site scaled back designs for a multibillion-dollar transit hub Thursday and delayed several projects by up to two years, but said costs will still be more than $1 billion over budget.

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Bailout an Issue in Kansas 3rd District Race

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Republican Nick Jordan is making the economic bailout bill an issue in his bid to unseat Democrat Dennis Moore in the state's 3rd Congressional District. Moore was the only member of the Kansas Congressional delegation to support the bill.

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Southeast Kansas Casino Applications Due January 21

Posted: 10/02/2008 - With Penn National Gaming pulling out of its deal, the Kansas Lottery Commission is reopening the application process for managing a state-owned casino in Cherokee and Crawford Counties. The new deadline is January 21st.

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Bloomberg Says He'll Seek 3rd Term

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he's going to ask the City Council to change the term limits law so he can run for a third term.

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Parties In O.J. Trial Working On Jury Instructions

Posted: 10/02/2008 - The judge and lawyers for both sides in the O.J. Simpson kidnapping and armed robbery case are meeting behind closed doors to work on jury instructions, and plan to present them before closing arguments later Thursday.

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Judge Considers Mistrial In Stevens Case

Posted: 10/02/2008 - A federal judge angrily halted the corruption trial of Sen. Ted Stevens on Thursday after the Alaska lawmaker's attorney accused prosecutors of withholding evidence that would help their case.

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Sheriff: Search Teams Find Fossett Wrekage

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Searchers found the wreckage of Steve Fossett's plane in California's rugged Sierra Nevada just over a year after the millionaire adventurer vanished on a solo flight, and the craft appears to have hit the mountainside head-on, authorities said Thursday.

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