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"Visions" of Sobriety

Updated: 10/02/2008 - East coast play about addictions -- and more importantly, recovery -- makes its midwest debut right here in Topeka. Here's the catch: all of the actors were local volunteers.

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High School Musical Hits Topeka

Updated: 10/02/2008 - Disney's High School Musical came to Topeka Thursday. The ice tour of the hit musical will be at the Kansas Expocentre through Sunday.

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Local Leaders Deliver Meals

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Many area residents got a meal delivered to them by community leaders Thursday. Meals on Wheels used the day to promote their program to the group of "big wheels".

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First Day of Netherland Trial

Updated: 10/02/2008 - A synopsis of the opening statements from the prosecution and defense in the trial of Theodore Netherland. The prosecution accuses Netherland of stabbing Karen Estes to death in 1989.

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Kansas Abortion Trial Remains on Track, for Now

Posted: 10/02/2008 - A judge says prosecutors in the case against Wichita abortion Dr. George Tiller must respond to defense allegations before a mid-November hearing. They had wanted to wait until after the hearing.

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Local Woman Celebrates 35th Year in Business

Posted: 10/02/2008 - A local woman being praised for her many years in business made our good news Thursday. Gay Trimble, 73, who owns Gayle's Beauty Salon at 606 Wayne St. in Topeka, celebrated her 35th year in business Thursday.

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Emporia State Student Being Remembered Saturday

Posted: 10/02/2008 - An 18-year-old Emporia State student who was shot and killed while hunting is being remembered Saturday. A scholarship is set up for incoming freshman at ESU.

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Local Kids Enjoy Story-time Thursday

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Local students were able to enjoy their day with a VIP story time. Kansas Education Commissioner, Dr. Alexa Posny, was part of the "Read for the Record" campaign at Quincy Elementary School.

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Senior Citizens Vote for "Silver Plan" for Elderly

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Senior citizens would like to see an alert system for missing elderly people. The Silver-Haired Legislature voted Thursday to urge lawmakers to establish a "Silver Plan."

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Topeka Police Investigate Robbery

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Topeka police need your help identifying a suspect who stole a woman's purse and used her ATM card. An ATM camera caught this picture of the suspect.

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Armenians Observe Kansas Nuclear Disaster Drill

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Leaders from Armenia are observing exercises simulating a potential accident at Wolf Creek Nuclear Plant Thursday. They're learning how Kansas officials would respond to a potential nuclear disaster.

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Crash Kills KU Student, Injures Wife

Posted: 10/02/2008 - 26-year old Neil Hockenbarger was killed in a car accident in Lawrence early Thursday morning. His wife suffered minor injuries. Hockenbarger was a KU student.

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Arkansas City Mayor Apologizes for Blackface Skit

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Arkansas City Mayor Mel Kuhn is apologizing for appearing in blackface and using sexually suggestive slang in a drag queen beauty contest that was part of a weekend fundraiser. The apology followed a meeting with the NAACP.

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Southeast Kansas Casino Applications Due January 21

Posted: 10/02/2008 - With Penn National Gaming pulling out of its deal, the Kansas Lottery Commission is reopening the application process for managing a state-owned casino in Cherokee and Crawford Counties. The new deadline is January 21st.

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Credit Woes Not Affecting Topeka Loans

Updated: 10/02/2008 - Senators have passed the much criticized "bailout bill" by 74-25 vote Wednesday sending it now to the House. A vote is expected this Friday.

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Crash Kills KU Student, Injuries Wife

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Police say the 26-year-old KU student missed a turn and lost control of his car shortly after midnight Thursday, causing the vehicle to hit a power pole and then a tree

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Boyda, Jenkins Meet in KTWU Debate

Posted: 10/02/2008 - First-term congresswoman Nancy Boyda talked up the issues with her Republican opponent, Lynn Jenkins in front of an audience for an hour on Wednesday night.

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Jim Zeller on Campaigning Door-to-Door

Posted: 10/01/2008 - Jim Zeller is running against State Senator Laura Kelley in the 18th District. He spoke to 13 news Wednesday about knowing constituents. If elected, he says he would give them a better voice.

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State Senator Joined at Rally by Gov.

Updated: 10/01/2008 - State senator Laura Kelly has to approach this campaign a little different than she had planned. Last weekend she fell during a parade in Alta Vista and broke her femur. Wednesday, Governor Sebelius joined her at a campaign rally in Potwin.

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Silver Hair Legislature Meets in Topeka

Posted: 10/01/2008 - Members of the Silver Hair Legislature met Wednesday to discuss different issues among the elderly. Issues discussed included revising the grandparent bill, which addresses grandparents raising their grandkids.

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3 Cities Give Opinions on US-24 Corridor

Updated: 10/10/2008 - The US-24 Study Team shared information with members of the St. George, Manhattan and Wamego communities and took their opinions to develop a plan for the future of the highway between Manhattan and Wamego.

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Highway Bridge Work to Start Thursday

Posted: 10/01/2008 - More highway work is on tap for Topeka Thursday. The bridge ramp from westbound I-470 to westbound I-70 will be closed between nine a.m. and four p.m. for deck repair work.

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