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Texas executes NY ex-convict for soldier's slaying

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Texas executed a former New York City hair stylist with a long criminal record Thursday for the robbery, rape and murder of an Army medic at her apartment near Fort Hood.

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Washburn Law Hosts Global War on Terrorism Symposium

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The Rule of Law and the Global War on Terrorism Symposium is examining legal implications of governmental actions taken in response to the attacks of September 11, 2001. The invited speakers and participants will reevaluate and reasses these complex issues.

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Karma Wilson Reads to Topeka Preschool Kids

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A children's author takes time out to read to local children Thursday morning. Karma Wilson wrote the book "Bear Feels Sick." She read it to the kids at Easter Seals Capper Foundation's Kidlink Preschool Thursday. It was all part of Kansas Reads to Preschoolers About Health Week.

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National Young Reader's Week

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Tecumseh South Elementary School welcomed some special guests Thursday morning to celebrate National Young Readers Week. 13's own Dave Johnson stopped by the all school assembly and read "About Dinosaurs."

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KU Needs Thanksgiving Host Families

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The University of Kansas needs your help this Thanksgiving. They're looking for area families to host international students interested in learning about the American holiday.

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Topeka Community Volunteers and Organizations Honored

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A group of locals are being honored for their services. Prevention and Recovery Services held a ceremony Thursday at the Kansas State Historical Society's Potawatomi Mission Building for five outstanding community volunteers and partner organizations.

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Neb. parents rush to leave kids before law changes

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The mother was running out of more than patience when she abandoned her 18-year-old daughter at a hospital over the weekend under Nebraska's safe-haven law. She was also running out of time: She knew that state lawmakers would soon meet in a special session to amend the ill-fated law so that it would apply to newborns only.

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Three Nominees for Douglas County Judgeship

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Two Lawrence attorneys and a federal prosecutor are in the running to be a Douglas County District Court judge in Lawrence. The names will be submitted to the governor Friday and she will have 30 days to make an appointment.

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Man accused of urinating on arresting officer

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A 35-year-old man faces charges after allegedly driving drunk and then urinating in the back of a squad car and on the arresting officer. A criminal complaint said the man was pulled over early Wednesday after an officer saw him driving erratically and striking a pole at a gas station.

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KS Higher Education Budget Cuts for 2009 and 2010

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Changes in the state's fiscal situation are forcing higher education institutions to make budget cuts. Board of Regents Chairperson Donna Shank says that after careful planning, the state's higher education system is well-prepared in the event 2009 budget cuts become necessary.

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Cancer Center Announces Application Date

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The University of Kansas Cancer Center announced Sept. 25, 2011, as the date that it will be applying for National Cancer Institute designation. Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, who has been among those pushing for the prestigious designation, was on hand for the announcement Thursday along with Cancer Center director Roy Jensen.

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First fuzzy photos of planets outside solar system

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Earth seems to have its first fuzzy photos of alien planets outside our solar system, images captured by two teams of astronomers. The pictures show four likely planets that appear as specks of white, nearly indecipherable except to the most eagle-eyed experts. All are trillions of miles away - three of them orbiting the same star, and the fourth circling a different star.

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Topeka Police Seek Help in Convenience Store Robbery

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Topeka police need your help identifying a robbery suspect caught on surveillance video. The incident happened at a convenience store at 2525 S.W. 29th around 8:15 p.m. November 5th.

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SC priest: No communion for Obama supporters

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A South Carolina Roman Catholic priest has told his parishioners that they should refrain from receiving Holy Communion if they voted for Barack Obama because the Democratic president-elect supports abortion, and supporting him "constitutes material cooperation with intrinsic evil."

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Hit and Run Sends Woman to Hospital

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Police continue to investigate an assault that happened at at 44th and Grand Oaks in Topeka late Wednesday night. Police say the victim and driver knew each other and had been arguing earlier. The man left and when he returned he hit her with his car.

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Crowd of 1 million could attend Obama inauguration

Updated: 11/18/2008 - President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration is expected to draw 1 million-plus to the capital, and already some lawmakers have stopped taking ticket requests and hotels have booked up.

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Wal-Mart's profit rises amid dreary retail picture

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Wal-Mart officials sounded an upbeat tone for the holidays as the retailer posted a 10 percent increase in third-quarter profits on Thursday, saying that shoppers are responding to its early Christmas promotions.

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Sterling College Trustees Pick President

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Dr. Paul Maurer will become the new president of Sterling College. He currently is senior vice president of institutional advancement at Trinity International University in Deerfield, IL.

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Kansas Officials Worry Budget Worse Than in '03

Updated: 11/18/2008 - With the 2009 session approaching, legislators also face a shortfall that could approach $1 billion by the end of June 2010. They worry it will be worse than the 2003 budget crisis and one-time accounting gimmicks won't be an option to fix it.

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Three Nominees for Lawrence County Judgeship Named

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The Kansas Office of Judicial Administration says two Lawrence attorneys and a federal prosecutor are the three nominees for an open spot on the bench in Douglas County District Court.

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Gaming Company Wants Suit over Casino Deal Dismissed

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Penn National Gaming says it validly withdrew from a contract with a company that wanted to sell it about 200 acres of land for a state-owned casino in Cherokee County. Penn withdrew from the deal in September.

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