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Boyda, Jenkins Meet in KTWU Debate

Posted: 10/02/2008 - First-term congresswoman Nancy Boyda talked up the issues with her Republican opponent, Lynn Jenkins in front of an audience for an hour on Wednesday night.

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Shots Fired in Central Park Neighborhood

Updated: 10/02/2008 - Topeka Police searched for a white or gray Pontiac Grand Am Wednesday night, following what witnesses describe as a drive-by shooting.

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Jim Zeller on Campaigning Door-to-Door

Posted: 10/01/2008 - Jim Zeller is running against State Senator Laura Kelley in the 18th District. He spoke to 13 news Wednesday about knowing constituents. If elected, he says he would give them a better voice.

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State Senator Joined at Rally by Gov.

Updated: 10/01/2008 - State senator Laura Kelly has to approach this campaign a little different than she had planned. Last weekend she fell during a parade in Alta Vista and broke her femur. Wednesday, Governor Sebelius joined her at a campaign rally in Potwin.

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Silver Hair Legislature Meets in Topeka

Posted: 10/01/2008 - Members of the Silver Hair Legislature met Wednesday to discuss different issues among the elderly. Issues discussed included revising the grandparent bill, which addresses grandparents raising their grandkids.

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3 Cities Give Opinions on US-24 Corridor

Updated: 10/10/2008 - The US-24 Study Team shared information with members of the St. George, Manhattan and Wamego communities and took their opinions to develop a plan for the future of the highway between Manhattan and Wamego.

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Highway Bridge Work to Start Thursday

Posted: 10/01/2008 - More highway work is on tap for Topeka Thursday. The bridge ramp from westbound I-470 to westbound I-70 will be closed between nine a.m. and four p.m. for deck repair work.

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Emporia Graffiti Report Hot-Line Established

Posted: 10/01/2008 - You can now help the Emporia Police Department prevent graffiti and other vandalism. The EPD has set up a hot-line for residents to report graffiti. That number is 620-341-4356. If you want to report names of people that committed the vandalism or any other property crimes - call Lyon County Crime Stoppers at 620-342-CARE.

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Emporia Group Offers to Change Smoking Ban Proposal

Posted: 10/01/2008 - Clean Air Emporia is offering to drop a requirement that businesses violating a proposed smoking ban ordinance three or more times would have their city licenses revoked. The group is pushing a smoking ban is opposed by many bar and tavern owners.

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Topeka Man Arrest For Attempted Car Theft

Posted: 10/01/2008 - 35-year-old Chad Stang of Topeka is being held for breaking into a garage in the 4200 block of NW Union Ct. around 7:30 this morning Wednesday morning. Authorities say he tried to steal a car there before the owner confronted him. He was found at a North Topeka apartment at about 9:00 a.m.

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Record Kan. Voter Turnout Possible

Posted: 10/01/2008 - Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh says there may be a record voter turnout in the Nov. 4 general election in Kansas. He said the high turnout is expected because of the highly contested presidential election, coupled with strong campaigns in the 2nd and 3rd congressional districts plus various local issues on the ballot.

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Essay Contest for Kansas Kids

Posted: 10/01/2008 - Native Sons and Daughters of Kansas is set to honor two more outstanding Kansans. And winning essays from our outstanding teen writers will be featured in January, too. Here's where to send your essay entry.

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Court Orders Mental Evaluation for Murder Suspect

Posted: 10/01/2008 - 25-year old Justin Thurber will undergo a mental evaluation at Larned State Hospital to see if he's competent to stand trial. He's accused of killing 19-year old Jodi Sanderholm in January 2007.

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Roberts, Brownback Oppose Bailout Bill

Updated: 10/01/2008 - Kansas' two Senators voted against an economic bailout bill Wednesday night. Pat Roberts' challenger, Democrat Jim Slattery, says proper regulation is needed to keep the situation from happening again.

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Topeka Community Members Lend a Hand to Build a Park

Posted: 10/01/2008 - People from around the community put in a helping hand to build a new park Volunteers from "Keep America Beautiful" and Westar employees dug in to build the new park from the ground up.

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Scam Alert: Targeting the Elderly for Money

Posted: 10/01/2008 - 13 news is on your side with a scam warning. The Better Business Bureau says it targets grandparents by calling and pretending to be their grandchildren.

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Governor's Military Council Meets Wednesday

Posted: 10/01/2008 - A group of state officials are making a team effort to keep Kansas strong. The Governor's Military Council met Wednesday. It's made up of people from all the state's major communities with the goal of making sure Kansas is doing all it can to support the military.

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Michelle Obama Campaigns in Kansas City

Posted: 10/01/2008 - Michelle Obama is in Kansas City Wednesday to campaign for the Democratic Presidential ticket headed by her husband, Senator Barack Obama.

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Boy Shocked at Dog Show

Posted: 10/01/2008 - A 13 year old boy was taking away by ambulance after getting a shock at the Kansas Expo Centre.

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McCain, Michelle Obama Both in Missouri Wednesday

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Republican presidential candidate John McCain and Michelle Obama, wife of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama will both be in the Kansas City area Wednesday.

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Grace Episcopal Cathedral Wants to Help You Relax

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Grace Episcopal Cathedral invites the public to a peaceful sanctuary to help people relax and unwind. You can bring your own lunch or enjoy a lunch prepared by the church while listening to the soothing music. "Tuesdays at Grace" lasts from 11:30 to 1:30 every Tuesday until October 26th.

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Opening Statements Set to Begin in Netherland Trial

Updated: 10/02/2008 - Jury selection has wrapped up in the trial of Theodore Netherland for the murder of Karen Estes nearly twenty years ago. Follow the events in real time with Rae Chelle Davis Twittering Live from the courthouse.

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Kansas Special Enforcement Officers Recognized for Service

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Kansas Special Enforcement Officers were recognized Tuesday for their fifteen years of service to the state. The group was formed to help serve and enforce warrants. Some of their focus is on parole violations, surveillance and gathering criminal intelligence.

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Gas Prices Drop in Topeka

Posted: 09/30/2008 - Gas prices have lowered once again in Topeka. On Tuesday the Quick-Stop station at 6th & Lane was selling regular unleaded gas at $3.03/gallon. The line there Tuesday evening stretched into the street.

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