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Kansas City Crime Stats Report Incorrect

Posted: 09/24/2008 - A big swing in the crime picture for Kansas City, MO. Instead of the 22 percent decrease they'd initially reported for last year, police now say Kansas City had a 10 percent increase in crime, the sharpest rise in at least 10 years.

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Slain Teen's Parents Want Faster Response

Posted: 09/24/2008 - The parents of murdered Overland Park, Kansas teenager Kelsey Smith say they want a new law to force cell phone companies to respond more quickly to requests from police.

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Bond Set for Two Men Accused in Critically Beating Man

Posted: 09/24/2008 - Bond was set Wednesday at $100,000 for two men accused of critically beating a man late Tuesday night. 49-year-old Glen Morris, of Wichita, and 50-year old George McFarland, of Topeka are being held on charges of aggravated burglary and aggravated battery.

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Topeka Man Found Guilty of Murder

Posted: 09/24/2008 - A guilty verdict Wednesday for a Topeka man accused of killing a woman outside a south Topeka hotel. Jurors found Sterling Hall guilty of first degree murder and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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Highland Park Freshmen Hear How To Succeed

Posted: 09/24/2008 - A nationally-known speaker stopped by Highland Park High School to give the freshmen body tips on making the most out of high school.

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Fort Riley Adviser Killed in Afghanistan

Posted: 09/24/2008 - Bruno G. Desolenni, a 32-year-old Army captain, died Sept. 20 from wounds caused by a blast that struck his vehicle in Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley. To date, 157 soldiers, sailors and airmen assigned to Fort Riley have died in combat.

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Topeka Police Ask For Help Finding Missing Man

Posted: 09/24/2008 - Topeka Police are looking for a man whose family says normally is in contact with them. 31-year-old Jason Michael McNaughton 's family says they have not heard from him since Saturday. He is described as a 5'10" white man that weighs about 170 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes.

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Troop Deployment Ceremony Scheduled

Posted: 09/24/2008 - A ceremony for teh 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team on Fort Riley will be held September 30 to see the 3,700 soldiers off to Southwest Asia.

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Topeka Roundabout Etiquette

Updated: 09/24/2008 - Worried about roundabout etiquette? Check out RaeChelle Davis' story tonight on 13 news. She went to some local roundabouts and found out what all the fuss is about.

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Kansas on 'Worst Chance' List for Quality Pre-K Programs

Updated: 10/10/2008 - A new report unveiled Wednesday cites the number of National Institute for Early Education Research benchmarks met, state pre-k enrollment and growth rates, percentage of school districts or counties where the program is available, and funding growth as a few factors when ranking states for quality, state-funded pre-k education.

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Con Artist in Riley County

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Riley County Police warn residents about a con artist taking advantage of churches and other religious organizations in the area.

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Three-Car Accident Sends Man to Hospital With Severe Injuries

Posted: 09/23/2008 - A car accident in Topeka sends a man to the hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries Tuesday night. Topeka Police say three vehicles were involved in the collision where 12th and Huntoon intersect with South Topeka Boulevard. It happened about 5:45 p.m.

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A Lucky Viewer Wins RoadRunners Season Tickets

Updated: 09/23/2008 - A lucky WIBW-TV viewer won a free set of RoadRunners season tickets through our new promotion - "Text WIBW". Just send "WIBW" to 91924 for your chance to win prizes, including tickets to next Tuesday's Carrie Underwood concert in Topeka.

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KCSL Invites Candidates to Talk about Children's Issues

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Kansas Children's Service League's "Healthy Families" program invited political candidates to their regular gathering. It was part of educating families on the governing process, and educating candidates on issues facing families.

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Program Helps Topekans with Diabetes Make Healthy Choices

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas offered a program to help people with diabetes tonight. The What's Cookin' with Diabetes program is a partnership with the K-State extension office and Prime Therapeutics.

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Topeka City Council Rejects Planning Commission Appointee

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Topeka City Council members voted 5-4 to approve a resolution rejecting Carol Torrence's appointment to the planning commission. The majority opposed her appointment because she'd previously opposed a development for SW 53rd and Wanamaker.

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Get Involved in Keeping Topeka Safe

Posted: 09/23/2008 - You can help keep Topeka safe by joining the "citizen patrol." A four-hour training session will be held Saturday at the Law Enforcement Center. Contact Safe Streets before Thursday at 785-266-4606 to reserve your spot.

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KSU Career Fair Brings Record Number of Employers to Campus

Updated: 09/23/2008 - Kansas State University's All-University Career Fair boasts an all-time high of more than 340 employers, giving students more opportunities than ever to get their resumes out there and professional questions answered.

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Vicente Fox Visits Kansas State

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Former President of Mexico, Vicente Fox, visted Kansas State University for the first Landon Lecture of the school year.

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Council Discusses Connectivity

Posted: 09/23/2008 - People spoke with the Topeka City Council for more than two hours Tuesday night about whether a Topeka subdivision needed a connecting road -- or a cul de sac.

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Lynn Jenkins Releases First Campaign Ad

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Lynn Jenkins has started running her first television ad against Nancy Boyda Tuesday. In it, she says she learned "Kansas values" like being frugal and saving money by growing up on a farm in Holton. She is trying to unseat incumbent Congresswoman Nancy Boyda in the second congressional district.

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Nancy Boyda States Disapproval of Bailout Plan

Posted: 09/23/2008 - Congresswoman Nancy Boyda opposes President Bush's proposed $700 billion bailout plan. She says it will give Bush "sweeping new power with no judicial review" and "no effective oversight."

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