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Doubts Raised About Autism Treatment Bill

Posted: 02/23/2009 - The head of the Senate committee considering a bill to require insurance companies to cover the treatment of autism is raising doubts about the legislation.

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Woman Deported in '96 Arrested in U.S. Again

Posted: 02/23/2009 - A woman from Mexico who was deported from the U.S. after being convicted of drug trafficking in Missouri has been found again, this time in Kansas.

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Wichitan Pleads Guilty in Double Fatal Mishap

Posted: 02/23/2009 - A 54-year-old Wichita man with a history of driving drunk pleads guilty in the deaths of a woman and her young daughter as they walked to school.

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Kansas Market Farmers to "Grow Together"

Updated: 02/23/2009 - A conference at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Monday gave farmers a chance to share ideas and learn things they can do to get ready the future. Instant Video Included

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Mo. man pleads guilty to day care molestations

Posted: 02/23/2009 - A man pleaded guilty to seven sex-related charges for molesting children as young as an infant at a small day care business his wife operated out of their home.

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Woman's Body Found in Backyard During House Fire

Updated: 02/23/2009 - One person was found dead at the scene of a fire in southwest Topeka Monday. Emergency crews responded to the home at 3111 SW 30th Terr. late Monday morning. They say the woman died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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Long-Time Topeka Gift Store Saying Goodbye

Posted: 02/23/2009 - After more than 30 years in business, 2Harts is shutting its doors at 21st and Urish, Topeka, on Saturday, Feb. 28. It is having an 80% off Going Out of Business sale.

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ATF, State Fire Marshal Investigating Explosives Incidents

Posted: 02/22/2009 - A reward up to $5000 is offered for information on four incidents involving molotov cocktails and a pipe bomb in neighborhoods near Lake Shawnee. The State Fire Marshal and ATF are investigating.

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Kansas Transportation Gives Citizens the Wheel

Updated: 02/22/2009 - If you want to become a state official, here's your chance. Kansans can make decisions about running the transportation department through an online interactive game called the T-Link Calculator.

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Restricted Books Cause Controversy

Posted: 02/22/2009 - The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Board recently voted to restrict access to four books with sexual themes. That has sparked controversy and brought national attention to Topeka.

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Man Shot, Killed at Topeka Bar

Updated: 02/22/2009 - A man is dead after a shooting at a bar early Sunday morning. Police dispatch told 13 News that a 25-year-old male was shot and killed just after midnight at 2018 Southeast Swygart.

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Police Investigate Early Morning Shooting

Posted: 02/22/2009 - A male shooting victim was taken to a local hospital in a private vehicle after being shot early Sunday morning. No word on his condition.

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Dental Services Top $1 Million at Free Clinic

Posted: 02/21/2009 - This year's free dental clinic is a story of numbers: about 1000 volunteers, 1700 patients, 2000 cavities and 3000 teeth were pulled. The 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. dental work topped off more than $1,000,000 in services. The Kansas Dental Charitable Foundation sponsored the 2009 Mission of Mercy project at the U.S. National Guard Armory on Friday and Saturday.

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Sebelius, State GOP Fight Over Health Coverage

Posted: 02/21/2009 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius once called on lawmakers to bring health coverage to all Kansas residents. Legislators largely ignored her. The Democrat has supported proposals to increase tobacco taxes to pay for health care initiatives. Lawmakers never seriously considered them.

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Killing Hogs Slowly Working in Kansas

Posted: 02/21/2009 - State program to kill feral hogs slowly succeeding. The Kansas Animal Health Department, with help from the federal government, has been hunting the hogs in south-central and eastern Kansas since 2006 - on land and by helicopter. They also trap the hogs during the year.

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Dems Kill Plan for Lessening Kansas Gov.'s Power

Posted: 02/20/2009 - A proposal that would have amended the Kansas Constitution to strip the governor's power to fill vacancies in four statewide offices fell Friday 65-54. Constitutional changes require a two-thirds majority, or 84 of 125 votes.

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