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Jefferson County Records First Swine Flu Case

Updated: 06/24/2009 - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment said Wednesday in a news release a case of H1N1 is confirmed in a Jefferson County adult. No other details were provided. The state now has 115 confirmed cases of the virus.

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Kansas Regents Consider Greater Athletic Oversight

Updated: 06/25/2009 - The Kansas Board of Regents agreed to discuss at its meeting Thursday whether to take a greater supervisory role over sports at all six state schools in the wake of a KSU audit that found questionable financial practices.

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Schmidt Honored For Voting Record

Updated: 06/24/2009 - State Senate President Steve Morris formally recognized the Topeka State Senator and her 100 percent voting attendance record in the 2009 legislative session, which covers 386 votes tallied.

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Suspect Held In KCK Slayings

Updated: 06/24/2009 - Adrian Burks is accused of beating a man in Kansas City on Monday in an attack believed to be related to the shooting deaths of four people, including a 3-year-old girl, later that day.

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Rural Policy Commission Members Named

Updated: 06/24/2009 - Gov. Mark Parkinson has appointed three people, including a state senator, to the Kansas Commission on Rural Policy.

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Health Contract Awarded

Updated: 06/24/2009 - The Kansas Health Policy Authority has awarded a contract to a Denver-based firm to operate the state's HealthWave clearinghouse operation.

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Train Hits Jeep, Driver Bails In Time

Updated: 06/24/2009 - An elderly man says the Jeep he was driving stalled out on train tracks near Rossville, just as a 135-car train was moving toward him.

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Bond Set For Woman In Emporia Death

Updated: 06/24/2009 - Emporia Police say Deanna Meece and homicide victim Ricky Nurnberg had a violent relationship. Meece is charged with Nurnberg's death.

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Westar Donates To Rescue Mission

Updated: 06/24/2009 - Employees of Westar Energy took part in a paper drive to help residents of the Topeka Rescue Mission. In addition, they raised over $600 to help the organization.

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"Hot Jobs" for June 24th!

Updated: 06/23/2009 - Not just five, but SIX jobs is what Deb's serving up this week on "13 News at 4" with our Hot Jobs from Kansas Works!

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Council Mulls Sales Tax, Road Work

Updated: 06/24/2009 - The Topeka City Council discussed when to commence work on the city's streets with funds culled from the half-cent sales tax. Some council members encouraged waiting until the money is in hand, while others want to start as soon as possible.

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Shawnee County Agencies Talk Grant Funds

Updated: 06/23/2009 - The Topeka Police Department, Department of Corrections, and Shawnee County Sheriff's Office held a public hearing Tuesday night.

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Topeka Cooling Centers Set Up

Updated: 06/23/2009 - A number of cooling centers have been set up for those who need to escape these dangerous temperatures.

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Child Burned In Accidental Fall

Updated: 06/23/2009 - Holton Police say a 3-year old boy slipped while playing and fell into a burning pit that had hot embers from several days before. He is being treated at Shriners Hospital in Cincinnati for burns to the hands, forearms and legs.

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Haz-Mat Called To Highway 24

Posted: 06/23/2009 - Piles of powder sparked a haz-mat scare that blocked a highway exit for a couple hours Tuesday morning.

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