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29th & Indian Hills to Revert to Two-Way Stop

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The intersection at SW 29th & Indian Hills Road will return to a two-way stop beginning next Monday. The stop signs on 29th will be removed, so traffic along that street will NOT stop any longer.

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Preliminary Hearing Set for TPD Officer in Off-Duty Shooting

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Jason Judd has a preliminary hearing set for Dec. 11. He faces two counts of intentional aggravated battery, one count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one count of criminal trespass for an off-duty shooting incident that happened March 18.

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Mortgage Lenders to Help Kansas Homeowners

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Kansas and 11 other states announced an agreement with a mortgage lender that will help nearly 400,000 homeowners facing foreclosure.

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Stop the Bullying

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Topekans learned ways to avoid bullying in the digital age at a workshop Thursday night.

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Report Gives Kansas "D" for Premature Births

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Kansas was among 23 states getting a "D" in the first-ever March of Dimes report card on premature births. Doctors say proper prenatal care, quitting smoking and paying attention to your body are among actions that can improve the grade.

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Lynn Jenkins Ready For Congress

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Congresswoman-elect Lynn Jenkins is ready to hit the ground running as she heads to Washington, D.C. for an orientation session.

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Washburn Law Hosts Global War on Terrorism Symposium

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The Rule of Law and the Global War on Terrorism Symposium is examining legal implications of governmental actions taken in response to the attacks of September 11, 2001. The invited speakers and participants will reevaluate and reasses these complex issues.

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Karma Wilson Reads to Topeka Preschool Kids

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A children's author takes time out to read to local children Thursday morning. Karma Wilson wrote the book "Bear Feels Sick." She read it to the kids at Easter Seals Capper Foundation's Kidlink Preschool Thursday. It was all part of Kansas Reads to Preschoolers About Health Week.

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National Young Reader's Week

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Tecumseh South Elementary School welcomed some special guests Thursday morning to celebrate National Young Readers Week. 13's own Dave Johnson stopped by the all school assembly and read "About Dinosaurs."

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KU Needs Thanksgiving Host Families

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The University of Kansas needs your help this Thanksgiving. They're looking for area families to host international students interested in learning about the American holiday.

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Topeka Community Volunteers and Organizations Honored

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A group of locals are being honored for their services. Prevention and Recovery Services held a ceremony Thursday at the Kansas State Historical Society's Potawatomi Mission Building for five outstanding community volunteers and partner organizations.

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Three Nominees for Douglas County Judgeship

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Two Lawrence attorneys and a federal prosecutor are in the running to be a Douglas County District Court judge in Lawrence. The names will be submitted to the governor Friday and she will have 30 days to make an appointment.

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KS Higher Education Budget Cuts for 2009 and 2010

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Changes in the state's fiscal situation are forcing higher education institutions to make budget cuts. Board of Regents Chairperson Donna Shank says that after careful planning, the state's higher education system is well-prepared in the event 2009 budget cuts become necessary.

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Cancer Center Announces Application Date

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The University of Kansas Cancer Center announced Sept. 25, 2011, as the date that it will be applying for National Cancer Institute designation. Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, who has been among those pushing for the prestigious designation, was on hand for the announcement Thursday along with Cancer Center director Roy Jensen.

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Topeka Police Seek Help in Convenience Store Robbery

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Topeka police need your help identifying a robbery suspect caught on surveillance video. The incident happened at a convenience store at 2525 S.W. 29th around 8:15 p.m. November 5th.

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Hit and Run Sends Woman to Hospital

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Police continue to investigate an assault that happened at at 44th and Grand Oaks in Topeka late Wednesday night. Police say the victim and driver knew each other and had been arguing earlier. The man left and when he returned he hit her with his car.

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Sterling College Trustees Pick President

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Dr. Paul Maurer will become the new president of Sterling College. He currently is senior vice president of institutional advancement at Trinity International University in Deerfield, IL.

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Kansas Officials Worry Budget Worse Than in '03

Updated: 11/18/2008 - With the 2009 session approaching, legislators also face a shortfall that could approach $1 billion by the end of June 2010. They worry it will be worse than the 2003 budget crisis and one-time accounting gimmicks won't be an option to fix it.

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Three Nominees for Lawrence County Judgeship Named

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The Kansas Office of Judicial Administration says two Lawrence attorneys and a federal prosecutor are the three nominees for an open spot on the bench in Douglas County District Court.

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