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Topeka Man's Sentencing Delayed in Murder Case

Posted: 10/22/2008 - Sentencing is delayed for a man accused in a Topeka murder because he wants to back out of a plea. Rashawn Anderson pleaded no contest to first degree murder in the July 2005 shooting death of Christopher Caraway.

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Stocks battered again

Posted: 10/22/2008 - Dow records 7th worst point loss, Nasdaq at 5-year low as weak earnings, slumping oil prices heighten recession fears.

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Spangles Opens New Location

Updated: 10/22/2008 - A well-known restaurant opens a fourth location in Topeka. It is the 24th location for Spangles in Kansas.

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Topeka Goodyear Plant Due for More Shutdowns

Posted: 10/22/2008 - Goodyear announced two more temporary shutdowns of commercial truck tire production at its Topeka plant. They'll happen the weeks of November 3rd and December 1st. About 500 workers are affected.

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Topekans Take Stand Against Violence

Updated: 10/22/2008 - More than 100 people marched through the downtown Topeka streets Wednesday. It was for the YWCA of Topeka's 14th annual march against violence.

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Finney County Employee Sends Anti-Obama E-mail

Posted: 10/22/2008 - An anti-Obama e-mail sent from the Finney County appraiser's office is becoming an Internet sensation. It also lands the employee who sent it in trouble.

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Local Bistro Goes Pink

Posted: 10/22/2008 - Applewood BBQ & Bistro hosts Pink Week, raises money for American Cancer Society

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Think Pink! in Topeka

Updated: 10/27/2008 - Breast cancer awareness and education events are planned for October 20-25 at Washburn University

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Heifner Nursery is Closing

Posted: 10/22/2008 - After 50 plus years at 6th and Fairlawn, a well known Topeka nursery is closing its doors.

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Romney Endorses Jenkins for Congress

Updated: 10/22/2008 - Former MassaMitt Romney (R-Mass.) was Congressional candidate and State Treasurer Lynn Jenkins' special guest at a press event Wednesday. He said Jenkins has the economic experience necessary to beat out Incumbent Democratic Congresswoman Nancy Boyda.

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National Democrats Buying Ads for Boyda

Posted: 10/22/2008 - Rep. Nancy Boyda (D -Kan.) has asked the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee to "get the heck out" of her congressional race against State Treasurer Lynn Jenkins, but the committee is responsible for a new ad airing in Topeka.

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W. Kansas County Approves Wind Farm

Posted: 10/22/2008 - The Ford County Commission has authorized Horizon Wind Energy to move forward with plans for a wind farm in the county's southeast corner.

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Kan. Abortion Rights PAC Faces Ethics Hearing

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Updated: 10/22/2008 - An abortion rights political action committee faces questions from the state ethics commission about whether it improperly failed to report donors' names.

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Kan. Ed Candidate Defends Anti-Evolution Changes

Posted: 10/22/2008 - A conservative Republican seeking re-election to the state school board is defending now-repealed science standards that questioned the validity of evolution.

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Kansas Abortion Rights PAC Faces Ethics Hearing

Posted: 10/22/2008 - An abortion rights political action committee faces questions from the state ethics commission about whether it improperly failed to report donors' names.

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Possible Changes on the way at St. Louis Gateway Arch Grounds

Posted: 10/22/2008 - The National Park Service favors a plan that would allow for changes to the look of the Gateway Arch grounds. Park officials say if the preferred alternative is approved, a design competition would be held to generate ideas to revitalize the grounds of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial.

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Jurors Deliberating in Killing of Pregnant Teen

Posted: 10/21/2008 - A jury is deliberating the fate of Wichita man charged with capital murder in the death of a 14-year-old girl who was pregnant with his baby. Chelsea Brooks' body was found in a makeshift grave in rural Butler County.

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Deep Pockets Gets Support From Public

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Fans of Deep Pockets jumped to the defense of their favorite hangout Tuesday. A handful of people used the public comments portion of the Topeka City Council meeting to support the bar.

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Gov. Sebelius Fights For Bio-Defense Plant

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius led a delegation to Washington, D.C Tuesday, making a pitch to bring a new bio-defense facility to the Sunflower State. The group met with Homeland Security officials, who are deciding where to build the $451 million National Bio- and Agro0 Defense Facility.

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Spangles Campers Rock 'N Roll

Updated: 10/21/2008 - The first 100 people who made it out to the new Spangles got a free meal every week for a year. But they had to work to get it! Check it out!

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