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Topeka Names New Municipal Court Judge

Posted: 09/16/2008 - Topeka Municipal Court Administrative Judge Steve Ebberts named Lloyd Swartz as the court's new Associate Judge. Swartz replaces Cheryl Rios Kingfisher, who wasn appointed as a Shawnee County District Court judge.

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New Date Set for Highway 24 Work

Posted: 09/16/2008 - Traffic will be reduced to one lane on Highway 24 from the Shawnee/Pottawatomie County line to the western limits of Silver Lake for resurfacing work. The project begins Monday, Sept. 22.

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Cleaning Work Could Spark I-70 Slowdowns

Posted: 09/16/2008 - Crews will clean drains along I-70 between Wanamaker and Fairlawn from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm Wednesday. Traffic will be reduced to one lane. Work should wrap up in a day.

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Wichita Eagle Announces Cuts

Posted: 09/16/2008 - The job cuts are part of national newspaper cuts going on across the nation. 22 people lose their jobs in Wichita.

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Businesses Upset Over Wanamaker Median

Updated: 09/17/2008 - Topeka City Council heard many reasons for -- and against -- construction of a median on Wanamaker Road at the meeting on Tuesday night.

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Bunten, Lassiter Object to "Words"

Posted: 09/16/2008 - Topeka's mayor says his job is not just "ceremonial," while Community First's leader is upset that Sumner School would be sold at "auction."

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Couric Gets Second Palin Interview

Posted: 09/16/2008 - The CBS anchor will spend two days on the road with the Republican vice presidential candidate as well as presidential hopeful John McCain, the network said Tuesday.

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Wichita Eagle Cuts 22 jobs

Posted: 09/16/2008 - The Wichita Eagle reports that 16 of its employees have accepted voluntary buyouts and six more will be laid off.

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Missing Girl Found Safe and Unharmed

Updated: 09/16/2008 - Topeka Police report finding missing 16-year-old Channing Allen Tuesday evening. She went missing after an early Monday morning disturbance in the 500 block of SE Swygart.

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No Extra Local Law Enforcement Cost Reported

Posted: 09/16/2008 - 13 News checked with both the Shawnee County Sheriff's Office and the Topeka Police Department on how much the first lady's visit cost them. Both agencies reported no extra cost. They said they were able to complete today's operations with existing staff.

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Democrats Respond to First Lady's Visit

Updated: 09/16/2008 - Kansas Democrats angry about First Lady Bush's visit to Topeka. They say that taxpayers are stuck with bill for the 'private party.' Congresswoman Nancy Boyda's campaign said "It's a private event for private gain, so it's simply outrageous for Lynn Jenkins to stick Kansas taxpayers with the bill."

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Community Sets Up Fund for Recovering Teen

Updated: 10/10/2008 - The community of Olsburg, Kan. has come together to set up a bank account to help pay medical bills for Laurel Lauer, 16, the teen trapped in her car for more than 16 hours before she was found.

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Neighborhood Prepares for Bush Visit

Updated: 10/10/2008 - A home in Lakeview Estates & South Point was the destination for first lady Laura Bush Tuesday. Mrs. Bush attended a fundraising event for State Treasurer and Republican congressional candidate Lynn Jenkins, who faces Rep. Nancy Boyda (D-Kan.) in the November election.

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Soccer Goals Recalled After Child's Death

Posted: 09/16/2008 - About 190,000 MacGregor and Mitre folding soccer goals were recalled Tuesday, after the death of a young child. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said a 20-month-old boy from Texas was strangled when his head and arm became entangled in the net of one of the recalled goals.

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GM's Next Century Riding on More Than Chevy Volt

Posted: 09/16/2008 - On its 100th anniversary, General Motors workers cheered as the company revealed the electric-powered car intended to make GM a vehicle technology leader. But after all the hoopla surrounding the Chevrolet Volt, executives also say a government loan package and access to credit are important parts of GM's next century.

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