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Man Arrested After Short Standoff in Topeka

Posted: 10/29/2008 - Shawnee County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a man following a short stand-off at an apartment complex in Topeka Wednesday afternoon. Deputies followed him to Oak Brook Apartments where they say he barricaded himself in the apartment of a family member.

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Obama Makes Prime-Time Appeal To Voters

Posted: 10/29/2008 - The Democratic nominee's half-hour informercial last night appeared on CBS, NBC and Fox in the final stretch of the campaign for the White House.

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Del Monte Distribution Center Open for Business

Posted: 10/29/2008 - An expansion bringing more than 600 jobs opened its doors Wednesday in Topeka. The Del Monte Distribution Center held a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday afternoon.

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University of Kansas Gets $2M to Counsel Smokers

Posted: 10/29/2008 - University of Kansas researchers get a $2 million grant to study if video conferencing with smokers can help them quit. The study will look at whether Internet-based video conferencing to help smokers quit works better than telephone counseling.

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Boyda, Jenkins Deliver Messages to Voters

Posted: 10/29/2008 - Incumbent Democrat Nancy Boyda and Republican challenger Lynn Jenkins are getting their messages out to voters in the final week of their campaign for the 2nd District Congressional seat.

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Tickets for George H.W. Bush at KU Available Monday

Posted: 10/29/2008 - Tickets to see former President George H.W. Bush in Lawrence next month will be available Monday. Bush will be at KU to accept the 2008 Dole Leadership prize from the Dole Institute of Politics.

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Kansas Vet, 74, Trampled by Bull Dies

Posted: 10/29/2008 - A southeast Kansas veterinarian has died, eight days after a bull he was vaccinating trampled him. Dr. Ed Fisher of Winfield was working with the bull in pens behind his veterinary hospital on Oct. 21 when he was injured. The 74-year-old died Tuesday in Wichita.

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Court Date Set for Developer and Bike Shop

Posted: 10/29/2008 - Developers near Washburn University and Bike Shop owner Jerry Morgan go to court next month. The new trial date is now November 19th at 9:30 a.m. The date was set Wednesday.

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Man Found Dead in Lawrence

Posted: 10/29/2008 - A homeless man was found dead under the Kansas River bridge in Lawrence Thursday. Police were called just after 3:30 p.m. to the scene where the 55 year old man's body was found.

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Officer Cleared of Accusations

Updated: 10/30/2008 - Investigations by a third party into actions by Carbondale Police Department's Cpl. Gregg Wallace at a street dance, reported that the officer conducted himself according to policy when he broke up the fight by subduing a 12 year old girl.

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OYS: Road Work Near Goodyear Plant

Posted: 10/29/2008 - The left lane of Eastbound US-24 over the bridge near the Goodyear Plant entrance will be closed for concrete pavement work Thursday.

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Obama's prime-time ad skips over budget realities

Posted: 10/29/2008 - Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama was less than upfront in his half-hour commercial Wednesday night about the costs of his programs and the crushing budget pressures he would face in office.

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Liquor Store Clerk Holds Shoplifter at Gunpoint

Updated: 10/29/2008 - When two men tried to run from Gartner's Liquor Store with a bottle of Kentucky Deluxe, the clerk decided both weren't going to get away. She had another customer lock the door while she held one at gunpoint and called the police.

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Local Third Grader Rides to School in Fire Truck

Posted: 10/29/2008 - A local third grader got a very special ride to school Wednesday. A Shawnee Heights firefighter picked up Caleb Addington in a big red fire truck for Wednesday morning's trip to Tecumseh North Elementary.

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Kansas State University President Receives Honor

Posted: 10/29/2008 - The retiring president of Kansas State University is honored for his leadership abilities. Jon Wefald was inducted into the university's business leader hall of fame at a dinner ceremony Friday, according to the Wichita Business Journal.

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Washburn University Opens Bob Dole Exhibit

Posted: 10/29/2008 - Washburn University has opened a new exhibit to the public. It's called "You'll Never Walk Alone: The Public and Private Life of Bob Dole."

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Palin's future causes Republican rift

Posted: 10/29/2008 - (CNN) -- Election Day is still days away, but Republicans are already caught up in a heated debate about Sarah Palin's future role in the party should the GOP ticket fail to win the White House.

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Kansas Breaks Records This Election Year

Posted: 10/29/2008 - As election day approaches, Kansans are breaking all kinds of records. In Shawnee County alone, the elections office is reporting 110,680 registered voters, up almost 2,000 from the record in 2004.

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Mother: My son not involved in Hudson killings

Posted: 10/29/2008 - CHICAGO, Illinois (CNN) -- The mother of a man police have questioned about the slayings of three of Jennifer Hudson's family members said Tuesday night that her son was not involved in the crime.

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30-minute Obama ad shows campaign muscle

Posted: 10/29/2008 - WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Sen. Barack Obama's 30-minute TV ad, to run simultaneously on broadcast and cable networks at 8 p.m. ET Wednesday, is muscle-flexing that has little precedent, a campaign advertising expert said.

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Topeka Woman Remains in ICU After Fiery Crash

Posted: 10/29/2008 - A Topeka woman remains in ICU after an accident in Crawford County on October 18th. Tami Desch, 49, and Kevin Hayek, 50, were traveling on U69 Highway and 640 Avenue near Arma when an SUV pulled out onto 69 in front of their motorcycle.

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Anger over Halloween display of Palin with noose

Posted: 10/29/2008 - LOS ANGELES, California (CNN) -- The mayor of West Hollywood has condemned a Halloween display resembling Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin hanging by a noose.

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