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Capturing Voice Of Youth Integral Part Of Summit Planning

Posted: 08/21/2009 - Kansas DropINs, a statewide collaboration committed to dropout prevention and spearheaded by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), announced today the selection of 16 Kansas youth to serve on the state’s Dropout Prevention Summit’s Youth Council.

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1st Infantry Division's 'Victory 5' Now Complete

Posted: 08/21/2009 - For the first time since the 1st Infantry Division returned to Kansas from Germany, all members of the command group are now at Fort Riley - a key step as the division headquarters prepares to deploy to Iraq early next year.

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Eldercare Weather Emergencies – Keeping Your Family Safe

Posted: 08/21/2009 - “Summer has its own serious issues for seniors living at home, but a little bit of planning by family caregivers can go a long way should a weather emergency occur. Summer emergencies include not only major disasters like hurricanes and wildfires, but also heat emergencies and storms that knock out electricity and access to services,” says Dr. Dan Tobin, CEO of Care Support of America, a national family caregiving service.

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FHSU Unveils New Brand

Posted: 08/21/2009 - Process to develop the new brand platform was nearly 2 years in development

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Children Have To Learn To Be Dog's Best Friend

Posted: 08/21/2009 - "People seem much more concerned about the potential for wildlife attacks than for dog bites. Folks from Kansas to California, for example, really worry about mountain lions - pumas. But, U.S. and Canadian mountain lion attacks together average about five per year, with perhaps one fatality," state wildlife specialist, Charlie Lee said.

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Governor To Address H1N1 Pandemic

Posted: 08/21/2009 - Governor’s H1N1 Pandemic Influenza Summit scheduled for 1 p.m. on August 24 in locations across Kansas

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Major Road Work To Start Next Week

Posted: 08/20/2009 - Lane closures will start Monday on 29th and Fairlawn as the first phase of a major road project gets underway.

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Making ER Visits Easier

Posted: 08/20/2009 - Remembering a few things can make it a little easier next time you have to take your child to the emergency room.

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Shawnee Co. Tax Hike Possibly Lower Than Expected

Posted: 08/20/2009 - Shawnee County taxpayers could be looking at less of a tax hike than first suggested. Commissioners started working on the 2010 budget Thursday morning with a three-mil increase on the table.

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Pedestrian Killed Walking Along I-35

Updated: 08/22/2009 - Rhonda Runde was walking south along the side of interstate 35 shortly after 10:00 p.m. in Overland Park, near the Quivira exit, when she was struck by a Dodge Stratus.

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Stimulus Money Buying New Buses For Topeka

Posted: 08/20/2009 - When making the announcement, LaHood said rebuilding the nation's infrastructure is a key part of building a stronger future by providing jobs now.. and a better, more sustainable economy moving forward.

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E.P.A. Visits Treece, Discussing Moving Town

Posted: 08/20/2009 - The former mining town has been petitioning the federal government for assistance relocating the city, like it did for nearby Pitcher, Oklahoma.

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Tiahrt to Host Johnson County Health Forum

Posted: 08/20/2009 - The Wichita Congressman, running for U.S. Senate in 2010 will make inroads into the Johnson County political arena in hosting the forum.

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Police Search For Clues In Murders Of Two Women

Updated: 08/21/2009 - Topeka Police say two women were found dead in their home in the 1200 block of SE 41st Terrace Thursday morning. Police say they were shot to death. A six-year old girl was in the home, unharmed. Police don't believe she witnessed the incident.

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Wal-Mart Recalls 1.5 Million DVD Players

Posted: 08/20/2009 - Wal-Mart is recalling about 1.5 million Durabrand DVD players because of a potential for the device to burst into flames, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.

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Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest.

Posted: 08/20/2009 - Between August 20 through Labor Day, September 7, look for aggressive enforcement of Kansas drunk driving and other traffic laws as part of the national crackdown, Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest.

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Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for City of Speed

Posted: 08/20/2009 - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the city of Speed, which is located in Phillips County. The advisory was issued August 13, 2009.

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