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Christ the King Elem. Helps Needy

Posted: 10/09/2008 - Christ the King Elementary School held a clothing drive Thursday. The two eighth grade classes participated in the drive - bringing in old clothing, gloves, socks, and any other items they felt could be used. The Topeka Rescue Mission picked the clothing up.

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Gov. Thanks State Workers

Posted: 10/09/2008 - Local workers are being recognized for all their hard work over the years. Thursday, Governor Kathleen Sebelius was at the state capitol, congratulating Kansas Highway Patrol and Kansas Corporation Commission workers for their ten, twenty, and thirty years of service.

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BNSF to Add Jobs

Posted: 10/09/2008 - While many employers are cutting back, BNSF will be adding jobs soon. The railroad announced today they will be hiring finance clerks in Topeka. If you're interested, you can apply online at BNSF.com/careers.

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Secretary of State Encourages Kansans to Vote

Posted: 10/09/2008 - The Kansas Secretary of State today kicked off an effort to encourage more citizens to vote in the upcoming election. The program includes television and radio commercials and ads in print and online newspapers. The deadline to register to vote is October 20th. Voters can look up their polling place online at voteks.org

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Shawnee Co. Commission Prepares for Winter Weather

Posted: 10/09/2008 - Shawnee County Commission met to discuss proposals regarding keeping the roads clear of ice. They passed the measures to buy supplies at today's meeting. The salt would come from Independent Salt Company here in Kansas.

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Enchilada Sauce Recall

Posted: 10/09/2008 - McCormick and company announced today a voluntary recall of its Enchilada Sauce mix. The company says it contains undeclared milk ingredients. McCormick is warning that people who have allergies to milk run the risk of "serious or life threatening" allergic reactions if they consume this product.

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Kansas Woman Asks Neb. Court to Dismiss Case

Posted: 10/09/2008 - The attorney for Westboro Baptist Church leader Shirley Phelps-Roper wants a Nebraska judge to dismiss the charges against her.Authorities say Phelps-Roper let her 10-year-old son stand on an American flag at the funeral of a National Guardsman.

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Kansans Getting Grants for Housing

Posted: 10/09/2008 - Hundreds of Kansas families get help finding housing or keeping their homes. That's thanks to over 97-thousand dollars in housing counseling grants from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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14 Hurt in Amish Bus Crash

Posted: 10/09/2008 - Overloaded bus clips a semi-trailer truck, and several children are among the injured.

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Blind Football Player Inspires, Hits Hard

Updated: 10/10/2008 - Charlie Wilks is the hardest-hitting football player on the Emporia Middle School team. he also happens to be a major inspiration. He lost his sight after a brain tumor...he's blind.

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Indecent Liberties with Child Trial Set

Updated: 10/09/2008 - A supervisor at the VA Revenue Center is going to trial on indecent liberties with a child charges. Nick Bales today had his trial date set for February 16th.

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Police Arrest Man in Texas Car Salesman's Slaying

Posted: 10/09/2008 - A car salesman was pushed, or fell to his death, along a highway as he went on a test-drive with a customer, authorities said. A 42-year-old man with a history of mental illness was charged with murder.

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Pink Ribbon Tour Comes Through Topeka Thursday

Posted: 10/09/2008 - The "Guardians of the Ribbon Tour" came through Topeka Thursday to promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The crew is traveling to 33 cities around the U.S. in a pink fire truck pulling a pink trailer, calling attention to the fight against breast cancer.

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Washburn University Kicks Off Homecoming Week With Visitor

Posted: 10/09/2008 - Washburn University kicked off its homecoming week with a very special visitor Thursday. Retired Navy Captain William Marshall, of Colorado Springs, was at the university Thursday for a breakfast lecture presenting the "Challenger Learning Centers" program.

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Netherland Found "Not Guilty"

Updated: 10/14/2008 - Topeka's nearly 20 year old "cold case" of Karen Estes murder remains unsolved with the jury decision this afternoon.

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Suspected US Missile Strike Reported in Pakistan

Posted: 10/09/2008 - A suspected U.S. missile strike targeted two areas in a Pakistani tribal region near the Afghanistan border on Thursday, killing at least nine people, Pakistani intelligence officials said.

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