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Mountain Lion Killed After Escape at Kansas Zoo

Posted: 05/26/2009 - Officials at a central Kansas zoo are trying to figure out how a 150-pound mountain lion escaped from its enclosure. The 14-year-old female was shot and killed by police at the Great Bend Zoo on Sunday evening.

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WWII Bomb Range Searched for Explosives

Posted: 05/26/2009 - Federal inspectors plan to scour a Wabaunsee County bombing range for unexploded bombs. The area near Alma was used to train pilots and bomber crews.

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Havensville Man Drowns After Boat Capsizes

Posted: 05/25/2009 - The Sheriff's Office says it received a call around 3:30 a.m. Sunday saying the man's boat had tipped over in a pond south of Havensville and that he had been underwater for several minutes.

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4 Kansas Co. on Verge of Majority Minority

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Geary County was the state's fastest-growing county from 2007 to 2008, largely because of an increase in troops based at Fort Riley.

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Painful Exams Leads to License Suspension

Updated: 05/25/2009 - A suburban Kansas City chiropractor's license has been suspended while Kansas regulators investigate allegations of patients who say they were solicited and underwent painful exams.

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Kids Run Across Kansas

Updated: 05/25/2009 - A group of students got a lot of exercise while helping America's veterans. It is the 12th year the kids have pitched in to help hospitalized vets.

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KS Company Plans Indiana Wind Farm

Posted: 05/25/2009 - A Kansas company has leases for about half the land it needs for a 200-turbine wind farm in northwest Indiana. It hopes to generate enough electricity to power 60,000 homes.

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Victim of Pottawatomie Co. Pond Drowning Identified

Posted: 05/25/2009 - The Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office says 51-year-old Marc Sauvage of Havensville likely drowned when his boat tipped over in a pond south of Havensville early Sunday.

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Great Overland Station Recognizes Some of State's Most Honored

Updated: 05/25/2009 - The forty men recognized at Monday's service defended their nation throughout its history from the Civil War to the Indian Wars and Philippine Insurrection to the more recent World Wars, the Korean War and Viet Nam.

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Memorial Service in Manhattan

Updated: 05/25/2009 - This morning in Manhattan, the Sunset Cemetery was the location for Manhattan's Memorial Service.

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National Guard Brig. General Honors Veterans

Updated: 05/25/2009 - Patriot Guard riders lined the path to Penwell-Gabel's Veterans Memorial where Brig. Gen. John Davoren stood to accept a wreath laid in honor of those who served during the cemetery's Memorial Day service.

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Mt. Hope Service Draws Dignitaries

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Sen. Sam Brownback and U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins were among speakers at Mt. Hope's Memorial Day Ceremony.

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KDOT Closing Lane of US24 for Week

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Starting Tuesday, May 26, KDOT will close one lane of U.S. 24 eastbound from Kansas Ave. to K-4 for repaving from 8:30 until 3 o'clock.

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Wichita Police Want Young Boy's Name, Whereabouts

Updated: 05/25/2009 - A young boy, about four or five years old, walked alone into a convenience store about 9-15-pm Saturday night. Employees asked him if he was lost and he would only say “Mom.”

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Post 400 Marks Memorial Day at Rochester

Posted: 05/25/2009 - A ceremony at Rochester Cemetery is a Memorial Day tradition for American Legion Post 400. More than 100 people gathered Monday at the North Topeka location to take part.

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WWII Soldier Remains Returning to Kansas

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Army Pvt. Henry "Rickey'' E. Marquez of Kansas City, Kan., was killed in November 1944 while fighting with the 112th Infantry of the 28th Division in the Heurtgen Forest.

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Threat of Lightning Often Not Realized

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Chance Hayes, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Wichita, says it's difficult for people to perceive the threat of lightning because they don't see how it can be a harm to them.

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State Bans Alcohol at Some Lakes

Updated: 05/25/2009 - The ban was put in place because litterbugs and partiers are leaving trash behind and starting large bonfires. And the state says it wants the lakes to be used for their original purpose, which is fishing.

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