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Thousands Get Free Dental Care in Manhattan

Posted: 02/20/2009 - A trip to the dentist is leaving thousands with a healthy smile. People who can't afford to see a dentist but need their teeth checked are taking advantage of a free clinic. The National Guard Armory in Manhattan is hosting this year's clinic put on by Kansas Mission of Mercy.

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Kansas House Passes Phone Ping Bill

Posted: 02/20/2009 - The Kansas House passes a bill requiring cell phone companies to cooperate with law enforcement officials inan emergency.

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Maple Hill Fire Displaces Family of 10

Updated: 02/20/2009 - A fire in Maple Hill has destroyed the home's roof, possibly displacing a family of ten, and could make the house a total loss.

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Kansas House Passes "Kelsey's Law" Phone Ping Bill

Posted: 02/20/2009 - The Kansas House approved "Kelsey's Law" on a 118-1 vote Friday. It requires cell phone companies to cooporate promptly with police when requested to release caller location information.

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Topeka Man Recovering from Early Morning Motel Stabbing

Updated: 02/20/2009 - Topeka Police say Kenneth Barsch got in an altercation with 20-year old Mathaniel Soliz and his 22-year old brother Matthew Soliz just after 3 a.m. Friday at the Regency Inn in the 3800 block of South Topeka Boulevard. The Soliz' are accused of stabbing Barsch several times.

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Bald Eagle Nest Found Near Wichita

Posted: 02/20/2009 - Wildlife officials confirm a bald eagle is nesting along the Arkansas River near Wichita, raising hopes the birds could be living in the area year-round.

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State Transportation Announces Stimulus Spending

Updated: 02/20/2009 - The federal $787 billion stimulus package is intended to fix the economy, and locals discovered direct impacts for Kansas today. Lt. Governor Mark Parkinson and Transportation Secretary Deb Miller announced new transportation projects at a press conference today that will add 10,000 jobs.

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Governor Recognizes Award Winners

Updated: 02/20/2009 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius took a break from her day to honor the winners of the Martin Luther King Jr Poster and Essay Contest.

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Co-op: FEMA Will 'Probably' OK Repair Funds

Posted: 02/20/2009 - The head of Ark Valley Electric Cooperative General Manager Bob Hall says he's learned that the Federal Emergency Management Agency will "probably'' approve a $34.5 million request to cover ice storm repairs.

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Abortion Records Sent to Ousted Kansas Prosecutor

Posted: 02/19/2009 - Attorneys for abortion doctor George Tiller claim patient files and other abortion documents were mailed to former prosecutor Phill Kline's new address in Lynchburg, Va.

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Incoming KSU President Meets and Greets

Posted: 02/19/2009 - Dozens of people showed up for a meet-and-greet with incoming KSU president Dr. Kirk Schulz on the Manhattan campus Thursday.

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Free Dental Clinic Coming to Manhattan

Updated: 02/19/2009 - Here's your chance to see a dentist for free! The Kansas Mission of Mercy dental clinic is coming to Manhattan Friday and Saturday. Preparations started Thursday for the big event.

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Former HiPak Basketball Player Charged

Posted: 02/19/2009 - 20-year-old Lamont Fitzgerald Austin II of Topeka is charged on multiple counts, including possession of an opiate, opium, or narcotic drug with intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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AG Unveils Mediation Program

Posted: 02/19/2009 - Kansas Attorney General Steve Six unveils a new program to increase efficiency and resolve conflicts between consumers and businesses.

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More Details about Boeing Co. Layoffs Coming Soon

Posted: 02/19/2009 - Since Jan. 1, Boeing has announced plans to lay off about 10,000 employees. Most of the layoffs will be in overhead and military-related positions. Union officials expect to get further details Friday.

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Oklahoma Man Charged in Kansas Bank Robbery Heist

Posted: 02/19/2009 - 39-year-old Ross A. Williams of Claremore, Okla., is accused in a three-count complaint filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Wichita of killing Willie Neal Jr. of Georgia. Prosecutors say Williams robbed a bank and Neal, a bystander, was killed as Williams fled.

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