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TPD Ends Up In Foot Chase With Fugitive

Posted: 08/05/2009 - Officers doing a focused enforcement in southeast Topeka Wednesday afternoon spotted a man believed to be wanted fugitive Boisey Barefield.

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Firefighters Prepare To Help MDA

Posted: 08/05/2009 - Topeka Firefighters will hit the streets Aug. 21st and 22nd for their annual Fill the Boot campaign.

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KDOT Uses Twitter For Traffic Reports

Posted: 08/05/2009 - KDOT is using Twitter to deliver information on construction and maintenance projects, traffic alerts and more that affect Kansas highways.

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Farley Elementary Enrolls First Class

Posted: 08/05/2009 - Farley Elementary enrolled students for the upcoming school year. Construction on the school is still in progress but teachers are optimistic it will be done before the kids show up.

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Woman Life-Flighted From Jackson Co. Accident Improviing

Updated: 12/29/2009 - Three people have died after a semi-truck and car collided in Jackson Co., according to the Kansas Highway Patrol. The accident occurred at the intersection of Highway 75 and County Rd. 162 around 11 a.m. Wednesday.

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Business Analyst To Change Plea In Junk Fax Case

Posted: 08/05/2009 - A business analyst who once worked for a Florida consulting firm was expected to plead guilty for his part in a nationwide junk fax scheme that raked in millions.

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Fort Leavenwrth MPs Deploying To Iraq

Updated: 08/05/2009 - A deployment ceremony was scheduled Wednesday for members of the Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the 705th Military Police Internment and Resettlement Battalion.

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KDOT Slashes Allownces For Protective Gear

Posted: 08/05/2009 - The agency reduced the annual allowance from $250 to $150 in early July. The move came after Gov. Mark Parkinson imposed $160 million in adjustments to keep the current budget balanced.

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Parkinson Names New Secretary On Aging

Updated: 08/05/2009 - Gov. Parkinson names Martin Kennedy, who has been serving as interim secretary since June, the new Aging Secretary He had been the agency's deputy secretary and has served in management positions at Aging since 2004.

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Rainbow Closing Causes Child Care Concern

Posted: 08/05/2009 - Nearly 100 Wichita families, including dozens with special-needs children, are scrambling to find child care after Rainbows United filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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Adm. Mullen's Landon Lecture Postponed

Posted: 08/05/2009 - Kansas State University officials say a Landon Lecture by Adm. Michael G. Mullen, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has been postponed. Mullen was scheduled to give his lecture on Aug. 31.

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Sunday Liquor Sales

Posted: 08/04/2009 - Two communities focus on the issue of Sunday liquor sales.

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Only Four Speak To Council About Budget

Posted: 08/04/2009 - Citizens were given the chance to speak their minds about the proposed 2010 budget at Tuesday's council meeting, but only four people took the opportunity to do so. Public comment moved quickly, with all four of the speakers talking about either social services or Topeka Transit.

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USD 475 & 383 Recieve Department Of Defense Grants

Posted: 08/04/2009 - The Daily Union reports the Department of Defense education activity awarded Geary County Unified School District 475 about $2 million and USD 383 Manhattan-Ogden more than $452,000.

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