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Target Cutting Jobs, Closing Distribution Center

Updated: 01/28/2009 - Target Coporation says the weak economy is forcing it to cut 9 percent of its headquarters workers and close a distribution center in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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State-Wide Count Finds the Hidden Homeless

Updated: 03/11/2009 - Volunteers hit the streets today for a tally of the homeless population in Kansas. The 2009 Point-in-Time Homeless Count took place from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. across the state. The homeless census occurs every two years, but this year's effort was historic.

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Station Blending Own Fuel

Updated: 01/28/2009 - A ribbon cutting was held Wednesday at the Conoco Station on Wanamaker to celebrate the opening of Topeka's first renewable fuel retail station.

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Senate Debates State Budget

Updated: 01/28/2009 - The Kansas Senate is debating a plan backed by its Republican leaders for eliminating a deficit in the current state budget.

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Sumner School Sale Not Final

Updated: 01/27/2009 - The Topeka City Council will wait a week before giving a final yes or no to the sale of the Sumner School building. The council made the decision Tuesday to get further answers on what their options are.

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Kansans Attend Drug Endangered Children Training Program

Updated: 01/27/2009 - People from all across the state were in Topeka Tuesday learning about how to help children in drug abusive homes. A training session was held at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library for the Kansas Alliance for Drug Endangered Children program.

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OSHA Investigating Manhattan Trench Collapse

Updated: 01/27/2009 - Twenty-five year old Christopher Kramer died Monday while working at a new house construction site on McMillin Road, just off Highway 24 east of Manhattan. OSHA is investigating the accident.

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Tiahrt Names Leaders for Senate Bid

Updated: 01/27/2009 - Congressman Todd Tiahrt has named a steering committee for his U.S. Senate bid. He's seeking to replace Sam Brownback. Fellow Congressman Jerry Moran is also interested in the seat.

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Washburn Rural High Hosts Career Fair

Updated: 01/27/2009 - Professionals from various fields took a break out of their day to help students at Washburn Rural High School think about possible careers.

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Kansas Senate Advances Bill on Open Records

Updated: 01/27/2009 - Senators gave first-round approval Tuesday to a bill renewing 30 exceptions to the state's open records law. A final vote is expected Wednesday.

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Kansas Judiciary Wants to Raise Docket Fees

Updated: 01/27/2009 - The Kansas judicial branch wants to offset proposed budget cuts by raising docket fees. The Senate Judiciary Committee plans a Feb. 5 hearing on legislation to eliminate a ban on such fees.

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International Officers to Visit Kansas Statehouse

Updated: 01/27/2009 - 47 officers from 46 nations who are on a 10-month program studying military tactics and theory at the Army's Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth will visit the Statehouse Feb. 6.

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Prosecutors to Appeal Limit on Kansas Doctor's Case

Updated: 01/27/2009 - A judge's decision to limit the trial against a Kansas doctor and his wife to four drug overdose deaths rather than the 59 the government has linked to the clinic will delay the scheduled Monday start.

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Prelim Scheduled for Four Fort Riley Soldiers

Updated: 01/27/2009 - The soldiers were arrested after allegedly breaking into a Junction City home and holding the family there at knife-point. They are Private Joshua McGatha, Private Romale Pope, Private Jeremy Harris and Private Teandre Thompkins.

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Students Celebrate "Catholic Schools Week"

Updated: 01/27/2009 - Kids across Topeka are celebrating "Catholic Schools Week." A mass was held at Hayden High School Tuesday for all the Catholic schools in Topeka. The Archbishop and all the pastors in the area were there as well.

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KU, KSU Team To Fight Cancer

Updated: 01/27/2009 - On Tuesday, Kansas State University President Jon Wefald and University of Kansas Chancellor Robert Hemenway signed an agreement to collaborate in the state's pursuit of a National Cancer Institute designation.

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