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Jeff West Wins Milk and Money

Posted: 10/08/2008 - Jefferson West High School wins a $1,000 grant, along with a thousand dollars from Adidas. The school also gets free chocolate milk for all - provided by Anderson-Erickson. A boys basketball player submitted a photo of the team re-fueling and re-hydrating with chocolate milk.

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Police Say Alcohol Factor in Fatal Lawrence Crash

Posted: 10/08/2008 - Lawrence police say alcohol was a factor in a crash that killed a University of Kansas student early last Thursday morning. Police say 26-year-old Neil Hockenbarger was driving recklessly and too fast for conditions, and was under the influence of alcohol.

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International Walk-to-School Day Celebrated in Topeka

Posted: 10/08/2008 - Scott Magnet School held a walk-home activity this afternoon. The school started with an assembly to discuss safe pedestrian habits with the kids. Then volunteers walked with groups of kids a few blocks from the school to demonstrate how they should behave.

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Weekend Robbery Suspect Search

Posted: 10/08/2008 - Topeka Police ask for the public's help finding a suspect from a robbery that happened this weekend. The suspect is described as a Hispanic man with a cross tattoo high on his left forearm. The tattoo is about four inches long.

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65-year-old Theft "Forgiven"

Posted: 10/08/2008 - The Abilene City Commission received a letter from a man named Bob asking to be forgiven for taking a 35-cent toy in 1943 or 44.

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Speed Traps to Target Highway 24

Posted: 10/08/2008 - Starting next Monday, law enforcement officers will be beefing up their radars to catch speeders, especially between Wamego and Manhattan according to the Manhattan Mercury.

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Chapman Teen Dies in Car Wreck

Posted: 10/08/2008 - 18-year-old Rebecca Ann Corbitt of Chapman was eastbound on old Highway 40 just west of abilene shortly after eight this morning. She was driving a 1995 Dodge pick-up truck.

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Kansas Man Sentenced to Life

Posted: 10/08/2008 - A Kansas man sentenced to life in prison for murdering his 14-year-old sister nearly ten years ago is free again.

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Target Distribution Center Thanks United Way Supports

Posted: 10/08/2008 - Employees at Topeka's Target Distribution Center are seeing a big thank you banner in the lobby of the facility. It's the Target managers thanking the 600 center employees for supporting this year's United Way of Greater Topeka Fundraising campaign.

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Yosemite National Park Rock Slide Destroys Cabins

Posted: 10/08/2008 - Chunks of granite crashed to the Yosemite Valley floor in a cloud of dust Wednesday, injuring at least three people and destroying several cabins and trees at one of the park's most popular lodging areas, officials said.

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Missouri Officials Suspect Fake Voter Registration

Posted: 10/08/2008 - Officials in Missouri, a hard-fought jewel in the presidential race, are sifting through possibly hundreds of questionable or duplicate voter-registration forms submitted by an advocacy group that has been accused of election fraud in other states.

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Fed Slashes Interest Rates, But Stocks Lose Again

Posted: 10/08/2008 - Wall Street bounced higher and lower Wednesday trying to make up its mind about an unprecedented coordinated interest rate cut by central banks around the world. In the end it settled on a familiar feeling — fear — and plunged again.

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Local Business Lend Helping Hand to Children in Need

Posted: 10/08/2008 - Local businesses lending a helping hand to special education children makes our Good News Live at Five. Topeka Public Schools held a special luncheon Wednesday to thank the participating businesses for their help in providing special needs children in the district with employment opportunities.

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Kansas Ranked Among Worst Energy Efficient States

Posted: 10/08/2008 - An energy conservation group says Kansas is among the nation's worst states when it comes to saving energy. The 2008 rating by the American Council for an energy-efficient economy ranks Kansas 38th. The group considers building codes, transportation systems, efficiency incentives and other factors.

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Kansas Among 33 States in Landmark Settlement

Posted: 10/08/2008 - Kansas is among 33 states that has reached a landmark settlement. Attorney General Steve Six announced Wednesday that he reached a record $62 million settlement with pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly.

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Economic Stimulus Check Deadline Nearing for Shawnee County

Posted: 10/08/2008 - If you need some extra spending cash time is running out. The IRS is reporting that there are 2,520 retirees and disabled veterans in Shawnee County who have not filed for their economic stimulus checks.

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Topeka Police Search For Missing Man

Posted: 10/08/2008 - Topeka police are asking for your help in locating a missing man. 31-year-old Jason Michael McNaughton was last seen at the Motel 6 at 709 SW Fairlawn on September 20 around 12:00 a.m.

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Missouri officials suspect fake voter registration

Posted: 10/08/2008 - Officials in Missouri, a hard-fought jewel in the presidential race, are sifting through possibly hundreds of questionable or duplicate voter-registration forms submitted by an advocacy group that has been accused of election fraud in other states.

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McCain, Obama compete for voters' trust on economy

Posted: 10/08/2008 - With the deepening U.S. economic crisis rippling around the globe, Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain seem to agree the question facing anxious voters is: Who do you trust?

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