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Salina Kohl's to Have Job Fair

Updated: 01/06/2009 - The new Kohl's department store in Salina will employ about 130 workers when it opens in March.

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Wittig To Report To Prison Wednesday

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Attorneys for former Westar CEO David Wittig says his client will be heading back to prison to complete his bank fraud sentence Wednesday.

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Wittig to Report to Prison Wednesday

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Former Westar CEO David Wittig is scheduled to report to the federal Bureau of Prisons Wednesday to complete his sentence on bank fraud charges.

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Child Solicitation Suspect Dies

Updated: 01/06/2009 - A 73-year-old man suspected of soliciting sex from a 10-year-old Hutchinson girl has died in a Pennsylvania prison.

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Layoffs Announced by Kansas Gambling Regulators

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Executive director Stephen Martino said the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission is laying off 11 staff members and cutting the hours for another 10 because plans for increased gambling in the state haven't materialized as expected.

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Kansas May Not Lose Congressional Seat; Missouri Might

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Dennis Johnson, regional director for the U.S. Census, says the latest data do not show Kansas losing one of its four Congressional seats. But Johnson says Missouri might lose one of its nine seats.

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Ex-AG's Affair an Issue in Kansas Abortion Case

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Attorneys for abortion provider Dr. George Tiller says former AG Paul Morrison was influenced to file charges against Tiller by his former mistress, Linda Carter. They also suggest former AG Phill Kline also knew about the affair before Morrison filed his charges.

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Biological Father Anguishes for Kan. Son's Loss

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Investigators only recently learned Adam Herrman disappeared in 1999 and are focused on finding him. Adam was 11 when he disappeared from a mobile home park in Towanda.

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Man Suspected of Soliciting Sex from Child Dies

Updated: 01/06/2009 - State prison officials say Joseph Hydock of Wernersville, Pa., died Saturday in Berks County Prison while serving time for possessing child pornography.

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Book Promotion Paid Eastbound Tolls

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Tolls for drivers leaving the Kanas Turnpike on Topeka's east side were paid by New York company Sterling Publishing, which is promoting the book "I Can Make You Thin,'' by Paul McKenna.

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1st Infantry Commander to Recap Busy 2008, Future

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Brig. Gen. Perry Wiggins was expected to highlight the year's activities, which included the start or completion of more than $1 billion in construction projects on post.

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Fort Riley Commander Reflects on 2008

Updated: 01/06/2009 - The last 12 months have been a "whirlwind" for Fort Riley's 1st Infantry Division - those are the words from the commanding general, Brigadier General Perry Wiggins. He shared his main priorities for the post in 2009.

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Jenkins To Be Sworn In

Updated: 01/06/2009 - Former Kansas state treasurer Lynn Jenkins is entering the next chapter of her political career.

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Clay County Schools OK Random Drug Testing

Updated: 01/05/2009 - The USD 379 school board voted unanimously Monday night to enter a contract with the company "Sport Safe" to perform random drug testing. It will cover seventh thru twelfth graders involved in extracurricular activities.

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Police Investigate Pool Hall Burglary

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Authorities say it happened around 4:15 a.m. in the 3900 block of Southwest 21st. They say the burglars had already taken off by the time they arrived on scene.

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Kansas Inmate Pleads Guilty to Firearm Charge

Updated: 01/05/2009 - John Manard, 30, pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful possession of a firearm after a felony conviction. Manard was a convicted murderer when he escaped from Lansing prison in a dog crate more than two years ago.

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Former Kansas Prosecutor Gets Year, Day in Prison

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Former Cherokee County prosecutor Michael Goodrich, of Baxter Springs, was sentned to one year and one day in prison on charges he extored money and favors from a Galena adult club.

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New Kansas Treasurer Faces Questions on Governor's Race

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Dennis McKinney took the oath Monday as the new Kansas State Treasurer. He served almost six years as Kansas House minority leader before Gov. Kathleen Sebelius appointed him to fill a vacancy in the treasurer's office.

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Clay County School Board Votes to Close Elementary School

Updated: 01/05/2009 - The USD 379 school board voted 4-3 Monday night to go ahead with plans to close Longford Elementary School. Residents had hoped to save the school in the town southwest of Clay Center which has 32 students.

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Wake-Up Call For Drivers On Cell Phones

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Even though technology allows us to get in touch no matter where we are or what we're doing, it doesn't always mean we should. The Kansas Highway Patrol says using a cell phone while driving is just a bad idea.

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Topeka Street Sees Lane Closures

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Crews have closed one lane of South Kansas Ave. in each direction between 21st and 24th because of a water main break in the northbound lanes.

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