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Trial Set for Manslaughter Case

Posted: 07/24/2008 - A woman charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a child will go to trial in November.

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Two Lifeguards Walk Off The Job After Stink At Lake Shawnee

Updated: 07/25/2008 - Two lifeguards from Shawnee Lake swimming area are no longer working for Shawnee County after an incident Tuesday. It has to do with the discovery of human feces in the water at Lake Shawnee swimming beach.

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Bombs Found Behind Salina Business

Posted: 07/24/2008 - A Salina landscaper discovered two 500-pound bombs behind a business. The 774th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company at Fort Riley responded and found the devices were training bombs.

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Military Policemen Returning from Iraq

Posted: 07/24/2008 - About 150 Fort Riley Soldiers are coming back to Kansas this weekend (July 26-27) after a 15-month deployment to Iraq.

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Casino Board Meets with Consultants

Posted: 07/24/2008 - Board that picks casino developers is in middle of two-days of meeting with consultants discussing revenue projections for state-owned casinos. Board is considering proposals for casinos in Sumner and Cherokee counties. They will vote next month on who gets the contracts.

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Kids Paint Mural at Washburn

Posted: 07/24/2008 - Some Topeka-area kids are using their imaginations to create a piece of art on the Washburn University campus.

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Abducted Baby Found, Suspect Still Sought

Updated: 07/24/2008 - Police have found the baby safe and unharmed at a residence in the 3200 block of SE Humboldt. Police continue to search for the suspect, identified as Ivan Carlando Jackson by officer on the scene.

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Military Policemen Returning from Iraq

Posted: 07/24/2008 - About 150 soldiers from the 116th Military Police Company will return to Kansas this weekend after a fifteen month tour in Iraq. Around 3,000 Fort Riley soldiers are still deployed.

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Home Shows Tune into Greensburg

Posted: 07/24/2008 - Six-part reality series on TLC begins August 23rd, will follow six families as they prepare to move into new homes with help from two experts from Trading Spaces

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Jenkins' Babe Comment Fires Controversy

Posted: 07/24/2008 - Treas. Lynn Jenkins refers to Ryun as "babe" during debate while defending her votes for tax increases by blaming federal mandates passed while Ryun was in Congress. Ryun camp calls remark childish. Jenkins campaign says it was an accident.

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Climate Change Could Cost Kansas $1 Billion

Posted: 07/24/2008 - A new University of Maryland study predicts that rising temperatures and shrinking water supply could cost the agricultural industry a billion dollars by 2017

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Unrecognized Kansas Tribe Making Deals in Fraud Case

Updated: 07/24/2008 - The Kaweah tribe, which the U.S. government does not recognize, is accused of defrauding legal and illegal immigrants by claiming tribal membership conferred American citizenship.

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Kansas Gambling Landscape Changes

Updated: 07/24/2008 - Citing a slumping economy, two potential developers pull out of the competition to build new casinos in Kansas with another one threatening to leave as well. Lottery brings in consultants to help sort through remaining proposals.

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Embarq Admits to Tracking Gardner Net Usage

Posted: 07/24/2008 - Overland Park company says it tracked 26,000 Gardner residents' Web-usage over the past year to track their Internet habits for advertising purposes. Embarq posted notice on obscure part of Web site.

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No Delay for Senior Slaying Suspect

Updated: 07/24/2008 - The man accused of the killing of an 85 year-old woman in May was denied a request for a delay and will face his preliminary hearing on Monday. Defense lawyers wanted more time examine evidence received two weeks ago.

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Police Seek Suspect for Nabbing Purses

Posted: 07/24/2008 - Topeka police are investigating an armed robbery that happened at about 2:00a.m. Thursday morning. Authorities report it happened at the BP Amoco at 2740 California Ave.

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Americans United Decries Military 'Free Day'

Posted: 07/23/2008 - Americans United for Separation of Church and State wants the Dept. of Defense to investigate Fort Leonard Wood's "Free Day Away." It lets soldiers leave the post for recreation, dinner and an evangelical church service.

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Governor's Office Gets New, Temporary Home

Posted: 07/23/2008 - The Statehouse renovation is moving into its next phase, which involves closing the south wing. That's where the Governor's office is located, so it's been moved to the north wing.

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Court Dates Set for Former Firefighter, Wife in Arson Case

Posted: 07/23/2008 - Laramie and Christine McPherson are charged with deliberately burning their car to defraud an insurance company. A pretrial hearing is set for August 14th. A jury trial is scheduled to begin October 27th.

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