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Marysville Bond Proposal on November Ballot

Bond Issue

Posted: 09/11/2008 - The Marysville Advocate reports the Board of Education voted to put a bond issue Marysville USD 364 voters rejected in the August primary election on the ballot for the November 4th general election.

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Kansas Prepares for Response to Hurricane Ike

Posted: 09/11/2008 - The helicopters and personnel of the 1st Battalion, 108th Aviation and Company C, 1st Battalion, 171st General Support Aviation Battalion are prepared to deploy and are currently on standby until weather conditions permit a safe departure.

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Man Admits Coverup in Soldier Antique Thefts

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Christopher Wilson, 33, pleaded guilty in federal court to helping another man cover up the theft of antiques and household goods that belonged to soldiers.

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Lawsuit: Discrimination Against Pregnant Guards

Posted: 09/11/2008 - A federal agency has sued a New Mexico company in federal court in Kansas, alleging it discriminated against pregnant employees it had hired as security guards on Army bases.

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Head-On Collision Sends Two To Hospital

Updated: 09/11/2008 - An accident on Highway 40 near Green Road in Tecumseh, Kan. Thursday afternoon sent drivers of both vehicles to two local hospitals with non life-threatening injuries.

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SRS Goes to One Number for Reporting Child Abuse

Posted: 09/11/2008 - The Kansas Dept. of Social and Rehabiliation Services will move to a single statewide number for reporting possible child abuse and neglect. The number already existed, but it also had six regional phone numbers.

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Kansas Energy Council Sets Hearings on Energy Proposal

Posted: 09/11/2008 - The Kansas Energy Council will hold hearings at Fort Hays State and Wichita State on 15 recommendations. They include encouraging research into new electric generating technology and lowering the state's maximum speed limit.

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Lawsuit Alleges Discrimination Against Pregnant Guards

Posted: 09/11/2008 - The EEOC is suing a New Mexico company, saying it discriminated against pregnant women it hired as security guards on Army bases, including Fort Riley. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in federal court in Kansas.

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Top Senate Leader to Push India Deal

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Senate Majority Lead Harry Reid wants a nuclear cooperation deal with India. The policy is considered one of President Bush's top foreign policy initiatives. It would ship atomic fuel to India in return for international inspections of the country's civilian reactors.

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Priest in O'Brien Stalking Case Leaves Treatment

Posted: 09/11/2008 - A priest accused of stalking Conan O'Brien has checked himself out of a medical facility against a Cardinal's wishes. He pleaded guilty in April to disorderly conduct after admitting he sent letters and DVDs to O'Brien. After his plea, he was told by O'Malley to remain indefinitely at an unidentified residential treatment facility.

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Kan. Company Allowed to Build Transmission Lines in OK

Posted: 09/11/2008 - A Kansas-based company will be allowed to build transmission lines in Oklahoma. The company plans to build high-voltage transmission lines in Oklahoma and Kansas. They already have approval to build in Kanas. The lines probably won't be built until 2012 at the earliest though.

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Chile Approves Whale Sanctuary

Posted: 09/11/2008 - Chile is making its entire Pacific Ocean territorial waters a whale sanctuary. A bill passed today bans hunting for commercial and scientific purposes. Chile has not hunted whales since the 1970s. But Bachelet says the South American nation wants to send a clear sign of its will to protect whales in its waters.

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Regulators: Tough to Measure Oil Speculation

Posted: 09/11/2008 - The effect investors have on the price of oil is too tough to measure according to e new government report. Critics have blamed record oil prices on speculators. But the government study suggests that speculation may not have had such a dramatic impact.

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