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Board Members' Conflict Brings Race into Race

Updated: 04/05/2009 - With election day coming up on Tuesday, one school board race has seen the focus shift off of the race -- and onto the *issue of race. USD 5-01 board member Betty Horton is running for re-election against Hal Gardner, but is now involved in a conflict with fellow board member Patrick Woods.

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Recession Not Hurting Kan. Scholarships

Updated: 04/05/2009 - The recession has scholarship officials worried at Kansas' three main universities, but they said they don't expect it to affect awards to students this fall.

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EPA testing Wichita school's air

Updated: 04/05/2009 - EPA officials say they're testing the air quality at a southeast Wichita school after a rise in chromium levels at industrial plants near the school.

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Negotiations To Continue for AT&T and CWA

Updated: 04/05/2009 - The Communications Workers of America and AT&T are avoiding a strike but negotiations continue. The contract between AT&T and the CWA expired at midnight on April 4, 2009. Negotiations are taking place in Austin Texas. They will affect 110,000 AT&T employees who work for the land lines portion of the company. 300 of those employees are based in Topeka. Many are union members of CWA Local 6401.

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Caddy Stacks

Updated: 04/05/2009 - The Mabee Library at Washburn University transformed into an 18-hole putt putt course Saturday. Participants tee'd off during the University's "Caddy Stacks".

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Shawnee County Voter Information

Updated: 04/05/2009 - The General Election is Tuesday April 7th. Find out important details about the election plus where your polling place is.

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South Florida Beats Kansas 75-71 for WNIT Title

Updated: 04/04/2009 - Jazmine Sepulveda scored 18 points and Shantia Grace had 16, leading South Florida to a 75-71 victory over Kansas on Saturday in the WNIT finals, giving the school its first postseason championship of any kind.

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Kansas Man Charged With Threatening Bush

Updated: 04/04/2009 - A 38-year-old south-central Kansas man has been charged in connection with making a threat against former President George W. Bush.

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Topeka Police Discover Rolling Meth Lab

Updated: 04/04/2009 - Police respond to reports of a suspicious vehicle and discover a rolling meth lab on train tracks early Saturday morning.

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Topeka Police Investigate Shooting

Updated: 04/04/2009 - Topeka Detectives are investigating an overnight shooting in the 400 block of SE Arter. A victim was found and transported to the hospital.

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Topeka Convenience Store Celebrates with Cheap Gas

Updated: 04/03/2009 - Country Legends 106.9 is teaming up with Tim's Pit Stop at 4601 South Topeka Boulevard to roll back the prices. The first 106 people who show up starting at 11 am Saturday, April 4, can pump up to ten gallons of gas at $1.06 a gallon!

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Bill Raising Minimum Wage Goes to Gov.

Updated: 04/03/2009 - The Legislature has approved a bill raising Kansas' lowest-in-the-nation minimum wage, sending it to Gov. Kathleen Sebelius. The Senate voted 33-5 on the bill, which the governor supports. Earlier, the House passed it 110-15.

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Former Death Row Inmate Resentenced

Updated: 04/03/2009 - A former death row inmate whose appeal led the Kansas Supreme Court to declare the death penalty unconstitutional has been resentenced to life in prison.

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Kids "Run for Life" Friday

Updated: 04/03/2009 - Kids laced up their shoes and raced off in the "Junior Run for Life" Friday night. The event sets the stage for Saturday's "Run for Life," benefiting the topeka organ transplant organization.

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Former Kansas Death Row Inmate Resentenced

Updated: 04/03/2009 - A former death row inmate whose appeal led the Kansas Supreme Court to declare the death penalty unconstitutional has been resentenced to life in prison.

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Easter Egg Hunts Begin Tomorrow

Updated: 04/03/2009 - We're hoping the sun will shine on several Easter Egg hunts planned around Topeka Saturday. The big one is at Cedar Crest, the annual governor's Easter Egg hunt is at 11 a.m.

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Fort Riley Jobs Moving

Updated: 04/03/2009 - An Army consolidation means nearly a hundred fewer jobs at Fort Riley.

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