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Zimbabwe judge sends 18 activists back to prison

Updated: 05/05/2009 - A judge revoked the bail of a prominent Zimbabwean rights activist and 17 other suspects Tuesday after prosecutors formally charged them in a terrorism case that has been widely denounced as a sham.

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KU Changes Alcohol Policies

Updated: 05/05/2009 - The University of Kansas will start telling parents about alcohol and drug violations by students under the age of 21.

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Transition Team Soldier Listed as 'DUSTWUN'

Updated: 05/05/2009 - A Pennsylvania Soldier assigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, has been listed as Duty Status “Whereabouts Unknown” following a May 1 incident that killed two 1st Infantry Division Soldiers near the village of Nishagam, in Konar Province, Afghanistan.

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Wichita Mayor Signs Aviation Letter to Obama

Updated: 05/05/2009 - Mayors and others have pleaded to President Barack Obama to recognize the importance of general aviation to small towns and local economies across the country.

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Lawrence Sells "Green Burials"

Updated: 05/05/2009 - A city-owned cemetery has sold its first plot to someone who wants a ``green'' burial _ meaning no embalming, biodegradable casket, no concrete grave liners or permanent headstones.

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WU Announces United Way Total

Updated: 05/05/2009 - A carnival-like atmosphere was part of the festivities that surrounded Washburn University's announcement of the school's United Way Drive total.

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Updated: 05/05/2009 - May 22 is ‘Don’t Fry Day.’ KDHE wants to remind people how prevalent skin cancer is in Americans and remind people to protect themselves from the dangers of the sun.

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Kansas Senate Debates Budget

Updated: 05/05/2009 - In an effort to balance the state budget, the Senate is debating a bill with a mix of spending cuts and revenue boosters to help balance the next state budget.

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Budget Debate Cancelled, Working on Deal

Updated: 05/05/2009 - The Senate has canceled a debate on spending cuts and revenue-raising measures so members can try to come up with a compromise to balance Kansas' next budget.

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Coroner: Kansas Woman Drowned; Death Not Suspicious

Updated: 05/05/2009 - The Baton Rouge Police Department reports a completed autopsy has determined Kayla Cox Bjorndahl, 21, of Clay Center, Kansas and Denham Springs, La., died by drowning. She was found in the Mississippi River Monday.

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Drug Sentence Stems from Work of Topeka Violent Crime Task Force

Updated: 05/04/2009 - 46-year old Andre Graham was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute cocaine and possession of a firearm to further drug activity. The case was among more than a dozen separate indictments unsealed in May 2007.

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Missouri Professor Wants To Lead Sudan

Updated: 05/04/2009 - Mizzou history prof Abdullahi Ibrahim is ready to retire from teaching; will return to his homeland with the dream of becoming President.

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