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Sebelius 'Disappointed' in Latest Gambling Setback

Updated: 11/19/2008 - During a news conference Tuesday, Gov. Kathleen Sebelius said she was disappointed that Harrah's Entertainment decided to withdraw its application to manage a state-owned casino in Sumner County.

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Wichita Plant Expands Annual Shutdown

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Case New Holland says it's shutting down its Wichita plant for all of December and part of January. The move affects about 400 of its 450 hourly workers. Company officials blame ``softness in the construction industry'.'

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Extreme Makeover Show Unveils New Home in Chapman

Updated: 11/19/2008 - The `Extreme Makeover Home Edition' crew unveiled a brand new home to a Chapman family Tuesday. The bus moved Tuesday afternoon for the Tutwiler family to see the new home the ABC show built for them.

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Topeka Chamber of Commerce After Hours Event

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Area business leaders met up after hours Tuesday night to mix and mingle. It was the Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce's business after hours event , where members gathered at Shawnee County Club in Topeka.

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Blue Skies Squadron Presents Check to KCSL

Updated: 11/19/2008 - A local organization is pitching in to help less fortunate children for the holidays. They raised money by selling concessions and a drawing for a P-51 mustang.

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Council Briefed on Topeka Riverfront Progress

Updated: 11/19/2008 - The river front authority told council members the plan has four phases. Some would be accomplished soon, others will take generations. One low cost, less timely plan includes a trail system that would go from downtown Topeka along the river to the Kaw River State Park.

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Washburn Holds Post Election Forum

Updated: 11/19/2008 - A post election town forum was held tonight at the Washburn campus, where political communication students got the chance to talk to local political leaders.

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Arguments Continue in Hecht's Lawsuit against City of Topeka

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Attorneys for the City of Topeka and Shawnee County D.A. Robert Hecht were back in court Tuesday. They were arguing a motion for summary judgment in Hecht's lawsuit over the City Council's approval of software and police helicopter purchases.

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501 Superintendent Talks Budget, Future

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Dr. Kevin Singer spoke with WIBW-TV on a variety of issues, including budget cuts, the state hospital grounds and the relationship between 501 and the city government.

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Report on Economic Impact of Illegal Immigrants Released

Updated: 11/19/2008 - A report from the Kansas Legislative Division of Post Audit find illegal immigrants increase costs for education and health care, but many illegal immigrants also pay taxes. It also found illegal immigrants negatively impact wages and opportunities for low-skilled workers.

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Tim McGraw, Dierks Bentley Hightling '09 Stampede Lineup

Updated: 11/19/2008 - 94.5 FM announced the lineup for the 2009 Country Stampede, June 25th to 28th at Tuttle Creek State Park. .38 Special headlines opening night, while Dierks Bentley appears Friday and Tim McGraw takes the stage Saturday.

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Poverty Seminar Aims to Enlighten Educators

Updated: 11/19/2008 - More than 1200 representatives of area school districts heard a presentation Tuesday on how poverty impacts learning, and what they can do to maximize the learning of all their students.

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Kansas Regents to Consider Housing and Food Hikes

Updated: 11/19/2008 - The Kansas Board of Regents will hear a first reading this week of proposed housing and food service fee increases for next school year at Kansas universities.

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State to Close Corrections Boot Camp for Women

Updated: 11/19/2008 - The Kansas Department of Corrections is terminating its contract with Labette County for operation of the Labette Women's Correctional Conservation Camp at Oswego. The facility provides a sentencing alternative between probation and prison.

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Residents to inspect Calif. homes charred in fire

Updated: 11/19/2008 - Smoky skies cleared and once-whipping winds slowed to a standstill Tuesday, as another wave of those who fled Southern California's ferocious weekend wildfires prepared to sort through the remains of their homes.

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School District to Randomly Drug Test Students

Updated: 11/19/2008 - USD 379 Clay County will consider a recommendation to hire a company that specializes in random drug testing of students. All students participating in extracurricular activities would be required to sign a consent form for the testing.

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Several Persons Of Interest In Shooting

Updated: 11/18/2008 - 18 year-old Caylee Longstaff suffered non-life threatening injuries after being shot in the lower back early Tuesday morning.

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15 Year Old Charged With Murder

Updated: 11/18/2008 - The Topeka Capital Journal reports 15-year-old Sylk Je'non, who was taken into custody last month for questioning, has now been charged in the slaying. 3-year-old Trevonte Williams was shot in the head October 17th in the Cathedral Square Apartment building, he died a day later.

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Emergency Personnel Meet For Training

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Emergency workers from a 23 county area met in Topeka for an Incident Command and Management Training exercise.

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Woman Shot in Back

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Authorities need your help finding suspects in an early Tuesday morning shooting. The woman was driving alone when shots were fired at her vehicle.

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Attorney Dismisses Claim About ex-AG's Mistress

Updated: 11/18/2008 - A lawyer for former Attorney General Paul Morrison is dismissing as ``absurd'' a claim that a woman having an extramarital affair with Morrison influenced him to file charges against Dr. George Tiller.

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Sunflower Sues Kansas in Federal Court

Updated: 11/18/2008 - Sunflower Electric Power Corp. has filed a federal lawsuit in its latest bid to get a state permit to build two coal-fired power plants in western Kansas.

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Sebelius Hears From Obama

Updated: 11/18/2008 - When President-elect Barack Obama called the governor of Kansas this weekend, she at first didn't believe it.

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