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Hays Doctor Gives 1,700 Acres to Wildlife Group

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Dr. Wallace Weber transferred 1700 acres in Russell County to Pheasants Forever, as long as the group leaves it intact and doesn't sell it. Pheasants Forever says it's the most land it has ever received in a single gift.

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South Topeka Restaurant Cuts Ribbon

Updated: 01/21/2009 - The former manager of the Bennigans on South Topeka Blvd. cut the ribbon on a new restaurant, Boulevard Grill, where his old employer once operated.

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Search to Resume in 1999 Disappearance of Kansas Boy

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Butler County Sheriff Craig Murphy says the search for Adam Herrman will pick up on Saturday, focusing on a part of the Whitewater River banks different from an area searched two weeks ago. Herrman disappeared in 1999.

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Tech School Instructor on Leave over Obama Remarks

Updated: 01/21/2009 - An instructor at Wichita Technical Institute is on administrative leave after a student complained about remarks he made while watching Barack Obama's inauguration on television.

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Kansas Official: Obama Stimulus Could Help Higher Ed

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Board of Regents Chief Executive Officer Reggie Robinson says Pres. Obama's economic stimulus package will increase financial aid to students so they can afford higher education and help with maintenance backlogs.

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Kansas Local Officials Worry about Budget Proposals

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Proposals from Gov. Kathleen Sebelius could cut state aid to local governments by a total of $151 million during the current fiscal year and fiscal 2010, which begins July 1.

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Hawker Beechcraft Warns Cuts Will Touch All Areas

Updated: 01/21/2009 - In a letter sent Wednesday, Hawker Beechcraft vice president Rich Jiwandlal warned employees to prepare for job cuts that could touch all areas and levels of the company.

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Sen. Brownback Seeks Study on Detainee Transfer

Updated: 01/21/2009 - Republican Sen. Sam Brownback introduced a bill Wednesday. It would require the president to provide a study regarding the feasibility of closing Guantanamo or transferring the detainees to any other location.

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Paternity and DNA... Do They Relate?

Updated: 01/21/2009 - A Wakefield Kansas woman testifies to the Senate Judiciary Committee on behalf of her husband who is serving in Iraq. State law has required Master Sgt. Christopher Sprowson to pay child support for a child that he did not father.

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Chapman Makeover Airs Sunday

Updated: 01/20/2009 - Chapman takes center stage Sunday when ABC broadcasts ``Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.'' The program will feature construction of the Patrick Tutwiler home and Chapman's rebuilding efforts in the wake of the tornado that hit Chapman on June 11, killing one woman.

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Topekans React To Obama Inauguration

Updated: 01/20/2009 - The historic significance of Barack Obama's presidential inauguration was not lost on Topekans, many of whom attended parties throughout the city.

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Chapman Makeover Airs Sunday

Updated: 01/20/2009 - Chapman takes center stage Sunday when ABC broadcasts ``Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.''

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Peanut Butter Product Recall Growing

Updated: 01/20/2009 - Three more companies added products to the list Tuesday of items recalled due to concerns over salmonella-tainted peanut butter.

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Kansas Teen Pleads Guilty to False Abduction Report

Updated: 01/20/2009 - Fourteen-year-old Layla Lee of Lyons was sentenced Tuesday in Rice County to one year probation after pleading guilty to falsely reporting a crime and obstruction of official duty.

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Topeka Man Sentenced on Drug Charges

Updated: 01/20/2009 - 50-year old Michael Ross, Sr. was sentenced Tuesday for distributing crack cocaine. Investigators say Ross sold crack-cocaine to an undercover KBI agent in August 2007.

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Students Learn a New Kind of History Lesson

Updated: 01/20/2009 - Students at McEachron Elementary enjoyed their history lesson in a new way today. The entire student body watched the inauguration ceremony for President Barack Obama from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m on TV.

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Emotions Fill Washburn Inauguration Watch Party

Updated: 01/20/2009 - Millions who couldn't be at our nation's capital for the inauguration were glued to their televisions to watch history. A crowd at Washburn University for the swearing in of President Obama applauded at times and shed a few tears.

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Kansas GOP Ready To Support Obama

Updated: 01/20/2009 - Kansas Republicans who supported John McCain in the 2008 election now say it is time to support President Barack Obama.

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