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2nd Celebrity Booted from 'Dancing with the Stars'

Posted: 09/25/2008 - Ted McGinley from "Married with Children" has gotten a divorce from "Dancing with the Stars." The actor and his professional partner, Inna Brayer, were eliminated Wednesday from ABC's dancing competition.

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Oil Falls in Asia on Supply Delays, Bailout Plan

Posted: 09/25/2008 - Oil prices fell to near $104 a barrel Thursday in Asia as investors weighed supply delays in the Gulf of Mexico against concerns that the U.S. credit crisis may slow global economic growth and hurt crude demand.

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Safe Streets' "Citizen's Patrol" Meeting Cancelled

Posted: 09/24/2008 - We told you Tuesday night how to reserve your spot in safe streets' "citizen's patrol" training session - but now we've been told the event scheduled for this saturday has been cancelled. No reason was given.

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Expocentre Parking Price Going Up

Posted: 09/24/2008 - The Kansas Expocentre will increase parking fees for ticketed events at Landon Arena from $3 to $5. The hike takes effect Friday, Sept. 26th.

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Geary County Hospital Plans to Suspend BC/BS

Posted: 09/24/2008 - Geary Community Hospital patients may not be able to use Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas soon. Hospital officials say they can't continue to offer quality care and better technology with BC/BS "underpaying for its clients' healthcare."

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Topeka Sonic Wins Silver Medal

Posted: 09/24/2008 - The employees at the 21st and Ashworth Place Sonic Drive-in won a silver medal at the Dr. Pepper Sonic Games held in Florida. The store was backwards from what they are used to, but some of the employees won individual awards along with the team medal.

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Judge to Allow Statement in Kan. Murder Trial

Posted: 09/24/2008 - A jury will hear an incriminating statement Theodore D. Netherland made to police in 2006. He is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Karen Estes. Netherland's attorney argued that his mental illness and below-average IQ prevented him from understanding his right to remain silent. But District Judge Evelyn Wilson disagreed in a ruling Tuesday.

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Tyson Plant Closure Affecting Emporia Enrollment

Posted: 09/24/2008 - KVOE radio reports the district's school board got the numbers Wednesday. Earlier, the district said it's first-day headcount saw a nearly five-percent decline in enrollment.

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Bush Talks To Nation On Economic Woes

Updated: 09/25/2008 - President Bush says "the entire economy is in danger," and calls for the presidential candidates to join him in a bipartisan summit.

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Palin: US Could Face Another Great Depression

Posted: 09/24/2008 - Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin said Wednesday that the United States could be headed for another Great Depression if Congress doesn't act on the financial crisis.

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House Votes to End Offshore Drilling Ban

Posted: 09/24/2008 - The House, responding to growing public demand for more domestic energy, voted Wednesday to end a quarter-century ban on oil and natural gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, giving Republicans a major victory on energy policy.

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Local Retirement Home Hosts Health Fair

Posted: 09/24/2008 - Thorton Place Retirement hosted a health fair Wednesday in honor of Active Aging Week. Many health field specialists were present and organizers used a "poker game" approach to encourage residents to visit each one in order to collect a good hand.

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Women of Topeka Attend Literacy Event

Posted: 09/24/2008 - There is no better way to promote literacy than reading to your children. That was the purpose behind the 8th annual "Read to Me Program" lunch.

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Topeka Boosters Upset About Girl Scout Camp

Posted: 09/24/2008 - Budget problems may force the Girl Scouts to sell an 80-acre camp west of Topeka. The Girl Scouts of northeast Kansas and northwest Missouri decided last week to close the center and shop at Camp Tokavaka.

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A flat ending for the FedEx Cup playoffs

Posted: 09/24/2008 - Chad Campbell tipped over a small bucket of balls Wednesday and hit 5-irons across the pond on the practice green at East Lake, none quite as true as the one he struck five days ago at Valhalla that earned a crucial point in the Ryder Cup.

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Kansas City Crime Stats Report Incorrect

Posted: 09/24/2008 - A big swing in the crime picture for Kansas City, MO. Instead of the 22 percent decrease they'd initially reported for last year, police now say Kansas City had a 10 percent increase in crime, the sharpest rise in at least 10 years.

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