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Murder Charges Filed in Kicking Death of Guard

Posted: 09/17/2008 - A Springfield man faces murder charges in the death of a hospital security guard who was kicked in the head last month. Prosecutors on Tuesday filed upgraded charges of second-degree murder and felony murder against 41-year-old Jeffrey Bolden.

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Topeka Chamber of Commerce After-Hours

Posted: 09/16/2008 - The Topeka Chamber of Commerce attended an After-Hours event at the Prairie Band Casino Tuesday Evening. The 13 Sales Team attended the event and captured the sights and sounds.

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Topeka Names New Municipal Court Judge

Posted: 09/16/2008 - Topeka Municipal Court Administrative Judge Steve Ebberts named Lloyd Swartz as the court's new Associate Judge. Swartz replaces Cheryl Rios Kingfisher, who wasn appointed as a Shawnee County District Court judge.

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New Date Set for Highway 24 Work

Posted: 09/16/2008 - Traffic will be reduced to one lane on Highway 24 from the Shawnee/Pottawatomie County line to the western limits of Silver Lake for resurfacing work. The project begins Monday, Sept. 22.

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Cleaning Work Could Spark I-70 Slowdowns

Posted: 09/16/2008 - Crews will clean drains along I-70 between Wanamaker and Fairlawn from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm Wednesday. Traffic will be reduced to one lane. Work should wrap up in a day.

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Wichita Eagle Announces Cuts

Posted: 09/16/2008 - The job cuts are part of national newspaper cuts going on across the nation. 22 people lose their jobs in Wichita.

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Businesses Upset Over Wanamaker Median

Updated: 09/17/2008 - Topeka City Council heard many reasons for -- and against -- construction of a median on Wanamaker Road at the meeting on Tuesday night.

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Bunten, Lassiter Object to "Words"

Posted: 09/16/2008 - Topeka's mayor says his job is not just "ceremonial," while Community First's leader is upset that Sumner School would be sold at "auction."

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Wichita Eagle Cuts 22 jobs

Posted: 09/16/2008 - The Wichita Eagle reports that 16 of its employees have accepted voluntary buyouts and six more will be laid off.

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Missing Girl Found Safe and Unharmed

Updated: 09/16/2008 - Topeka Police report finding missing 16-year-old Channing Allen Tuesday evening. She went missing after an early Monday morning disturbance in the 500 block of SE Swygart.

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No Extra Local Law Enforcement Cost Reported

Posted: 09/16/2008 - 13 News checked with both the Shawnee County Sheriff's Office and the Topeka Police Department on how much the first lady's visit cost them. Both agencies reported no extra cost. They said they were able to complete today's operations with existing staff.

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Democrats Respond to First Lady's Visit

Updated: 09/16/2008 - Kansas Democrats angry about First Lady Bush's visit to Topeka. They say that taxpayers are stuck with bill for the 'private party.' Congresswoman Nancy Boyda's campaign said "It's a private event for private gain, so it's simply outrageous for Lynn Jenkins to stick Kansas taxpayers with the bill."

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Community Sets Up Fund for Recovering Teen

Updated: 10/10/2008 - The community of Olsburg, Kan. has come together to set up a bank account to help pay medical bills for Laurel Lauer, 16, the teen trapped in her car for more than 16 hours before she was found.

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Neighborhood Prepares for Bush Visit

Updated: 10/10/2008 - A home in Lakeview Estates & South Point was the destination for first lady Laura Bush Tuesday. Mrs. Bush attended a fundraising event for State Treasurer and Republican congressional candidate Lynn Jenkins, who faces Rep. Nancy Boyda (D-Kan.) in the November election.

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First Lady Laura Bush Visits Topeka

Updated: 09/17/2008 - First Lady Laura Bush arrived in Topeka just after 1:00 Tuesday. She attended a fund-raising event for Lynn Jenkins who is trying to unseat Democrat Nancy Boyda in the 2nd District Congressional race.

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Capital Federal Celebrates 115th Birthday

Posted: 09/16/2008 - A birthday celebration for a local business. Capitol Federal marked its 115th anniversary with festivities at all its branch offices Tuesday. Guests could grab a snack and those under the age of 14 were greeted with a blue bucks gift bag.

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Project ReDirectory Deadline Nearing

Posted: 09/16/2008 - Time is running out to have someone take those old phone books off your hands. Project ReDirectory ends September 21st. You can drop off your old phone books at a number of locations around Topeka, including McDonald's and Dillon's.

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Kansas Lottery Experiencing Technical Difficulties

Posted: 09/16/2008 - If you've played the Super Kansas Cash Game in the past few days, you might want to double check those tickets. The Kansas Lottery has experienced some technical difficulties with the last two drawings.

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Lawsuit Settled With Local University

Posted: 09/16/2008 - The University of Wisconsin-Madison says it has settled a lawsuit accusing a Kansas university of infringing on its ``Motion W'' logo. UW-Madison spokesman Casey Nagy says Washburn University in Topeka has agreed to modify its W logo.

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New Statistics Show Kansas Crime Rates Up

Posted: 09/16/2008 - New FBI figures show a slight decline in violent crime nationwide last year, but Kansas is a different story. The FBI's 2007 report on crime statistics shows violent crimes down by seven-tenths of 1 percent nationwide, while Kansas recorded a 7-percent increase from the previous year.

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Sebelius Campaigns In Iowa Tuesday

Updated: 09/16/2008 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius says recent presidential campaign polling in the upper Midwest shows the region is still in play for both parties. Sebelius campaigned in Iowa Tuesday for Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama.

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