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Borders Plans Fire Sale in Its 200 Closings

Posted: 02/17/2011 - The Borders store at 7th and New Hampshire in Lawrence is also one of the stores slated to shut down. There is no Borders store location in Topeka.

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Young Heart Patient Makes Strides

Updated: 02/17/2011 - An Auburn Elementary 3rd grader is living proof of the strides made in treating heart disease in children.

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Kansas Official Says No Pension Changes For Workers

Posted: 02/17/2011 - A key aide says Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is ruling out higher contributions for government workers or changes in benefits to solve the state pension system's long-term issues.

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Man Dies After SE Topeka Shooting

Updated: 02/17/2011 - Topeka police say a 29-year-old man died from a gunshot wound to the abdomen early Thursday morning. Authorities are investigating.

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City Offers Rental Assistance

Posted: 02/17/2011 - The City of Topeka is taking applications for rental assistance to try and prevent homelessness.

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Scam Loses Local $2000

Posted: 02/17/2011 - A Fort Riley woman is out $2-thousand dollars following a Craigslist scam online.

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Ft. Riley Soldier Dies In Iraq

Posted: 02/17/2011 - The Department of Defense says 24-year old Spc. Lashawn D. Evans of Columbia, SC died Feb. 15 in Baghdad in a non-combat related incident.

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Bill For Arizona-Style Law In Kansas Stirs Opposition

Posted: 02/17/2011 - An influential Kansas House member's proposal on illegal immigration is already drawing criticism because it contains a provision similar to the law enacted last year in Arizona.

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Kansas Celebrates "Jordy Nelson Day"

Posted: 02/17/2011 - Green Bay Packers receiver Jordy Nelson and his family visited the Statehouse on Thursday morning, where Gov. Sam Brownback signed a proclamation declaring Feb. 17, 2011 as "Jordy Nelson Day" in Kansas.

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Kan. Gov.'s Aide: Everything On Table On Pensions

Posted: 02/17/2011 - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's spokeswoman says everything is on the table as state officials address the long-term funding issues faced by the state pension system.

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Car Crash Causes 2000+ Customers To Lose Power

Updated: 02/17/2011 - At 10:30 Thursday morning Westar's website indicated that 2,433 customers in Shawnee County were without power. By 11:20 a.m. power had been restored to all but 241, according to Westar's website.

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Aldersgate Village To Host Fashion Show

Posted: 02/17/2011 - WIBW-TV anchor Melissa Brunner will help host a fashion show at Aldersgate Village Thursday afternoon. The women-only fashion show and lunch celebrates women of all generations.

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Kan. Budget Chief: Special Ed Issue May Cost $61M

Posted: 02/17/2011 - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's budget director says the state may be forced to pay far more than previously expected to avoid losing federal funds for special education programs in public schools.

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Lied Center Welcomes Inge's "Bus Stop" This Saturday

Posted: 02/16/2011 - The famed Kansas playwright who graduated from KU, penned "Bus Stop" in 1955. Now KU's Lied Center welcomes the Montana Repertory Theatre Company to perform the play this weekend.

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