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Kansas Senator Calls for New Air Force Tanker

Updated: 03/12/2009 - Kansas Senator Pat Roberts is speaking out against the White House's recent recommendation to delay the air force's aerial refueling replacement tanker fleet.

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13's "Job Search at 4," for the 13th!

Updated: 03/12/2009 - Ralph and Deb of Kansas Works join forces on Fridays to reveal another list of hot jobs available in Northeast Kansas. Here's this week's list for Friday the 13th. And this time, we've got some Hot Job Combos all in Topeka!

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Kansas Regents Offer Trade on Budget

Updated: 03/12/2009 - The Kansas Board of Regents says it won't raise tuition for state residents in 2009-10 if the Legislature limits proposed budget cuts and approves the use of federal stimulus dollars.

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KU Fraternity Mourns Lost Brother; Investigation Continues

Updated: 03/12/2009 - Sigma Alpha Epsilon held a memorial service for Jason Wren, the KU student who died last weekend. While authorities continue their investigation, the teen's father says his son died of alcohol poisoning.

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Proper Care before Birth Vital for Babies

Updated: 03/12/2009 - Two-and-a-half year old Luke Savage is living proof that proper care before birth can make a huge difference in a child's life.

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Topeka Wreck Injures 2

Updated: 03/12/2009 - An accident just after 5pm Thursday at 21st and Wittenburg Rd. injured two people. Authorities say their injuries did not appear life threatening.

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KSU Provost Declines Idaho Job

Updated: 03/12/2009 - Kansas State University Provost Duane Nellis declined the offer Thursday to be the new University of Idaho president.

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Kansas Legislators Struggle with Medicaid Oversight

Updated: 03/12/2009 - A Kansas Senate committee wants to give the inspector general for the Medicaid program a new home to improve oversight of the program, but they can't agree on where that home should be.

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Salmonella Cases from Sprout Recall Grow

Updated: 03/12/2009 - Health officials have confirmed at least 76 cases of salmonella in Kansas and three other states as part of an outbreak linked to alfalfa sprouts.

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Ex-Guard Tried for Fondling Inmates

Updated: 03/12/2009 - A former Saline County Jail officer is being tried for allegedly fondling female inmates who were locked in their cells.

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House Votes to Sqirrel Away Funds

Updated: 03/12/2009 - The House passes a bill to squirrel away unanticipated state revenues in a special budget stabilization fund, but some legislators complain that the state doesn't prepare for bad economic times when revenues fall short of expectations.

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Plan for Kansas Sex Predators Brings Protests

Updated: 03/12/2009 - Sen. Pat Apple, a Louisburg Republican whose district includes the Osawatomie State Hospital, has submitted petitions with about 800 signatures protesting a plan to house an additional four sexual predators at the facility.

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Economy Hits Sour Note for Coleman Hawkins Jazz Festival

Updated: 03/12/2009 - Organizers have been forced to cancel this year's Coleman Hawkins Legacy Jazz Festival. Assistant Executive Director for the non-profit organization Wayne Potter says funding from two major sponsors and several other donors fell through.

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Survey: Taxes Too High in Kansas

Updated: 03/12/2009 - A new survey finds a large majority of Kansans think their taxes are too high. in the survey, released by Americans for Prosperity, 57 percent of respondents felt they paid too much.

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Great Grad Student Minds Meet in Topeka

Updated: 03/12/2009 - The sixth annual Capitol Graduate Research Summit attracted some of the top minds from the University of Kansas, Kansas State University, Wichita State University, and the University of Kansas Medical Center to the Docking building,

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Kansas Stunned in Big-12 Tourney

Updated: 03/16/2009 - LaceDarius Dunn hit six 3-pointers and scored 24 points, leading a late surge as Baylor rallied after blowing a 17-point lead to stun No. 11 Kansas 71-64 in the Big 12 tournament quarterfinals on Thursday.

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Manhattan Designer Makes it with Wool

Updated: 03/11/2009 - 17 year old Meredith Olds wins the Senior Division at the National "Make it with Wool" competition in San Diego. She was already a winner in the Junior Division. She talks with Ralph about her style and how she started making fashions from wool.

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Law Seen as Problem for Kansas Casino Developer

Updated: 03/11/2009 - Topeka attorney John Frieden said the state's gambling law is flawed enough that it's a serious concern. He represents Olathe-based Butler National Service Corp., which has started construction on the Dodge City casino.

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Former Kansas Resident among Alabama Shooting Victims

Updated: 03/11/2009 - Andrea Myers and her 18-month old daughter Corrine were among the nine people killed by an Alabama shooter before he killed himself. The Myers family lived in Mulvane until about a year ago.

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State Issues Emergency Suspension of Day Care Home in Wichita

Updated: 03/11/2009 - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has issued an Emergency Order of Suspension against Queens Home Day Care Home, a registered day care home operated by KyQueena L. Barnes, located at 1002 Eastmoor in Wichita.

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