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Hot Wheels

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Topeka police are asking for your help in finding this week's set of Hot Wheels. Police are looking for a 2000 dark blue Cadillac Deville. They say it was stolen from the 2300 block of SW Madeline Lane on September 22.

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The Best Emporia Has to Offer

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Emporia wants to find out what exactly you love about the city. That's the purpose behind a new online survey asking the public what their favorite things about Emporia are, from the school systems, to the parks, shops and restaurants.

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Finance Soldiers Return from Iraq

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Soldiers from the 15th Financial Management Company are welcomed by their families in a ceremony Monday night after returning from a 14-month deployment to Iraq.

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Kansas All-day Kindergarten Enrollment Booms

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Enrollment in all-day kindergarten programs is booming in Kansas. The state Department of Education says it's more than tripled over the past decade. In the last school year, more than 27,000 students were enrolled in such programs, compared with about 8,000 during the 1998-99 school year.

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Man Names 4.68-carat Diamond 'Sweet Caroline'

Posted: 09/22/2008 - The good times have never seemed so good for one Michigan man who found a diamond Saturday in an Arkansas state park. Richard Burke, a retired high school counselor and golf coach from Flint, found a 4.68-carat white diamond at the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro.

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Sale of Topeka Life Insurance Company Postponed

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Overland Park-based Brooke Capital Corporation's pending sale of a Topeka based life insurance company has been put on hold. First American Life, which is a Brooke Corporation subsidiary, was set to be sold to First Trinity Financial Corporation, based out of Tulsa.

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Court Must Reconsider Asylum for Mali Woman

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Attorney General Michael Mukasey has rebuked a midlevel federal court on behalf of a Mali woman who fears genital mutilation if sent home. The appeals panel had spurned the Mali woman's request in April, in part because her genitals already have been mutilated.

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US House Approves Expansion of Trail of Tears

Posted: 09/22/2008 - The current Trail of Tears is being expanded by about 1,500 miles, which will double the current length. The U.S. House has approved a bill authorizing the expansion. The Trail of Tears is the route taken by Cherokee Indians when they were forcibly removed from their homes in the 19th Century.

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Soldier Retirees to be Honored in Ceremony

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Each month Fort Riley honors Soldiers and civilians who are retiring from service. This month’s ceremony will be conducted 9 a.m. Sept. 24.

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Washburn Unveils New Logo

Posted: 09/22/2008 - The logo change comes after the University of Wisconsin-Madison filed a lawsuit against Washburn for copyright infringement.

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Transition Team Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

Updated: 09/23/2008 - Capt. Bruce E. Hays, 42, died of wounds suffered Sept. 17 in Gerdia Seria, Afghanistan, when the vehicle he was traveling in struck an improvised explosive device.

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Jury Trial Begins in Inn Murder

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Sterling Ray Hall, III was in court Monday for the first day of his jury trial in the shooting murder of Pam McMaster. McMaster was shot outside her room at the Topeka Regency Inn in May.

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Robinson Trial Expected to Last More Than 1 Month

Posted: 09/22/2008 - The capital murder case credited for prompting the passing of "Alexa's Law" began with jury selection Monday. Elgin Robinson, Jr. could face the death penalty for masterminding the death of 14-year-old Chelsea Brooks.

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Man Sentenced for Sex Crimes Against Children

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Oscar Garza, 41, of Topeka, was sentenced Friday to 13 years, nine months in prison for three counts of Aggravated Indecent Liberties Against a Child.

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NYC Cat Killer: It Was Self Defense

Posted: 09/22/2008 - At Animal Cruelty Trial, Ex-Ball Player Says He Was Protecting Himself When He Beat Girlfriend's 8-Lb. Tabby To Death.

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Highway Bridge to Close Tuesday For Repairs

Posted: 09/22/2008 - If the weather cooperates the ramp from westbound I-470 to westbound I-70 will be closed between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. for bridge deck repairs.

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Experts 'Solve' Mystery of Stonehenge

Posted: 09/22/2008 - Two British archeologists declared Monday that they have uncovered the core reason behind the construction of one of the world's best known and least understood landmarks.

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