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Vicente Fox Visits Kansas State

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Former President of Mexico, Vicente Fox, visted Kansas State University for the first Landon Lecture of the school year.

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Council Discusses Connectivity

Posted: 09/23/2008 - People spoke with the Topeka City Council for more than two hours Tuesday night about whether a Topeka subdivision needed a connecting road -- or a cul de sac.

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Lynn Jenkins Releases First Campaign Ad

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Lynn Jenkins has started running her first television ad against Nancy Boyda Tuesday. In it, she says she learned "Kansas values" like being frugal and saving money by growing up on a farm in Holton. She is trying to unseat incumbent Congresswoman Nancy Boyda in the second congressional district.

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Nancy Boyda States Disapproval of Bailout Plan

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Congresswoman Nancy Boyda opposes President Bush's proposed $700 billion bailout plan. She says it will give Bush "sweeping new power with no judicial review" and "no effective oversight."

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Jackson County Hazardous Waste Facility Proposed

Posted: 09/23/2008 - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is proposing a hazardous waste facility in Holton. It would serve Jackson, Atchison, Brown, and Doniphan counties. Drawings and other information will be available for review at both the Jackson County Clerk's office and KDHE's Topeka office starting Friday.

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Utility Groups Will Appeal FEMA Ice Storm Decision

Posted: 09/23/2008 - FEMA is contributing $63.5 million dollars for repairs throughout Kansas, but the Kansas Electric Cooperatives are asking for $320 million. The damage was cause by last December's ice storm. The companies plan to appeal the decision.

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Topekan Sentenced for Robbing McDonald's Restaurant

Posted: 09/23/2008 - 54-year old Randall Wayne Thomas was sentenced Tuesday to 151 months in federal prison. He pleaded guilty in May to robbing a McDonald's in the Hunter's Ridge development at Hwy. 75 and NW 46th St. in Topeka.

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Most Shawnee County School Districts See Higher Numbers

Posted: 09/23/2008 - School districts reported enrollment numbers Tuesday. Most Shawnee County districts saw more students for the 2008-2009 school year, but the Shawnee Heights district saw a slight drop.

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Melgren Faces Senate Panel on Judicial Nomination

Posted: 09/23/2008 - U.S. Attorney for Kansas Eric Melgren was one of five judicial nominees questioned by the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday. He's not expected to face opposition, but it's unclear whether there's time for Congress to approve the appointment before recessing.

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Topeka Man Robbed at Knife-point

Posted: 09/23/2008 - An elderly man answered his door in Topeka and was robbed at knife point. It happened around 7:40 p.m. Monday night in the 2300 block of SE Indiana.

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Management for Cherokee County Casino Questionable

Posted: 09/23/2008 - It was a step back before moving forward. That's basically what the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission met to do Tuesday. In a teleconference they rejected Penn National Gaming's application for a state-owned casino in Cherokee County.

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Blue Cross & Blue Shield Goes Green

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas had employees dancing in their courtyard as they learned how to help preserve the earth.

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Kansas Looks to Expand Wind Energy Farms

Posted: 09/23/2008 - It comes as no surprise that the state of Kansas is looking for more ways to help the environment. A conference was held today with people attending from educational institutions, universities, businesses, and communities across Kansas to talk about wind energy.

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Topeka Restaurant Raises Money for Good Cause

Posted: 09/23/2008 - A new Topeka restaurant is adding up how its grand opening helped the community. Qdoba Mexican Grill held fundraising events for the Topeka Rescue Mission.

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Utility groups will appeal FEMA ice storm decision

Posted: 09/23/2008 - A group of Kansas utilities and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are still at odds about the funding needed to repair damage after a December 2007 ice storm.

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Bomb Scare at Fort Riley

Posted: 09/23/2008 - A bomb scare forces Fort Riley to briefly evacuate its hospital and a nearby center for wounded soldiers.

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Salina Pool Supporters Seek Donations

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Supporters of a sales tax increase to build a new aquatic center in Salina are raising money to promote their position. The question is on the November ballot.

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Ft. Riley Bomb Threat Clears Hospital

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Irwin Army Community Hospital was evacuated Tuesday after officials received a bomb threat around 10:30 a.m. No bomb was found and all buildings were cleared shortly past noon.

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The Cirque Comes to William's Magnet School

Updated: 09/23/2008 - Cirque Voila stops by the Topeka Fine Arts and Science academy as part of a community outreach program following last night's performance at White Concert Hall.

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Tips to Prevent Your Vehicle from Being Stolen

Posted: 09/23/2008 - The Topeka Police Department offers crime prevention tips for auto thefts, including never leave keys inside the vehicle; never leave the motor running when no one is in the vehicle; and if you have a garage, use it!

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