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Six Announces Consumer Protection Stats

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Atty. Gen. Stephen Six was accompanied by members of his Consumer Protection Division as he announced how much the team had recovered in 2008.

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Sebelius Discusses Stimulus, Gov. Meeting

Updated: 02/25/2009 - 13News Rae Chelle Davis Twitters live from Governor Sebelius' press conference this morning where she is expected to discuss the federal Stimulus Program as well as her recent trip to Washington for the Governor's conference.

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Lawmakers Announce Redistricting Plan

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Four Kansas legislators met Tuesday morning in the Senate Chamber to announce a plan Wednesday that would give the task of redrawing district lines to legislative research staff. The Legislature would vote to accept or reject the proposal without making changes.

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Larned Patient Pleads Not Guiltty to Murder

Updated: 02/25/2009 - A former patient at the Larned State Hospital pleads innocent to intentionally killing another patient in 2007. Twenty-six-year-old Daniel T. Cook entered the plea to one count of second-degree murder during a preliminary hearing Tuesday.

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Topekan Guilty of Stabbing Over $20 Bag

Updated: 02/25/2009 - A Shawnee County District Court jury on Tuesday convicted 42-year-old Darwin David Law in the stabbing of 45-year-old Jon A. Chiselom on Sept. 19 in an apartment.

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Leavenworth Rep. Off to War Replaced by Former Opponent

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Democratic precinct officials in Leavenworth County voted 5-1 Monday night to replace state Rep. Melanie Sanders Meier of Leavenworth with Don Navinsky, a former Leavenworth County commissioner from Easton.

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Kansas Equal Rights Amendment Considered

Updated: 02/25/2009 - A Senate committee head testimony Tuesday on a proposed equal rights amendment to the Kansas Constitution. Supporters say prohibitions on gender discrimination are only in statutes which can be easily changed.

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Topeka Transit Changes Cause Riders Consternation

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Beginning April 1, Topeka Transit riders will no longer have routes to ride weekdays after 6:30 or on Sundays. They are concerned about being stuck at home...or worse yet, not being able to get to work.

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Kan. Governor Still Hasn't Talked to Obama on HHS

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius says she still hasn't talked to President Barack Obama about a potential appointment to his Cabinet. In Washington, Sebelius is considered a leading contender for health and human services secretary.

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WIBW-TV to Air Mayoral Debate Wednesday Night

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Incumbent Bill Bunten, Deputy Mayor Jeff Preisner, Jon-Wesley O'Hara, Jason Dabney, and Randal Trackwell discussed issues ranging from the sales tax question and form of government, to Heartland Visioning.

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Important Tax Dates

Updated: 02/25/2009 - We're here to tell you about some important tax dates.

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Lawrence Man Pleaded Guilty to Violating Clean Water Act

Updated: 02/25/2009 - 57-year-old Raymond Sawyer and his company, Mangna-Gro International, which formulates chemical fertilizers, pleaded guilty to unlawfully discharging waste from its fertilizer manufacturing operation into the City of Lawrence's sewer system.

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Topeka Police Investigate Pair of Carjackings

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Suspects in carjacking around 7:30pm Tuesday at the Fairfield Inn off Wanamaker left behind a vehicle carjacked less than 45 minutes earlier from the Century Plaza Apartments.

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Greensburg Mayor to Attend President's Sddress

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Greensburg Mayor Bob Dixson will watch the president's speech from first Lady Michelle Obama's box Tuesday night. He leads a community that was devastated by a tornado in May 2008 and has been rebuilding as an energy-efficient ``green town.''

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Blue Rapids Teen Hits Jackpot

Updated: 02/25/2009 - 18-year old Dakota Tormondson of Blue Rapids won $20,000 on a Double Crossword lottery scratch ticket.

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Kansas Rep. Turns to Twitter

Updated: 02/25/2009 - Mike Burgess, R-Topeka, announced he will be using Twitter to keep his constituents informed during the legislative session. The microblogging site allows users to send 140 character messages, or "tweets", letting people know what they're doing.

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USD 501 Finalizes Land Purchase

Updated: 02/25/2009 - The USD 501 School Board voted Tuesday to finalize the settlement with the state for land on the old Topeka State Hospital grounds.

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