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Home Depot Bringing Distribution Center to Topeka

Updated: 03/18/2009 - The move is expected to bring hundreds of jobs to the capital city over the next few years. Construction on the Home Depot distribution center has already begun in the Central Crossing Commerce Park.

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Woman Killed in Late Night Crash on I-470

Updated: 03/18/2009 - A woman is dead after her car rolls in an interstate median where i-470 meets 21st Street. Topeka police say they got the call after 11:00 p.m. Tuesday. They believe the woman's car went into the median, she tried to get back on the roadway, fishtailed, and rolled her car.

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State & County Officials Push for Stronger Seat Belt Law

Updated: 03/18/2009 - Transportation Secretary Deb Miller says Kansas is in danger of losing $11 million in federal highway funds. She said Wednesday that legislators must strengthen the state's seat belt law by June 30 to claim the one-time federal grant.

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Minimum Wage Raise Passes Committee

Updated: 03/18/2009 - The Commerce and Labor Committee amended the bill Wednesday and sent it to the full House for debate. The bill would raise the state minimum wage to $7.25 an hour on Jan. 10, 2010.

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Tiller's Jury Selected

Dr. George Tiller

Updated: 03/18/2009 - A jury of six with two alternates was chosen Wednesday in the case of Dr. George Tiller, who is accused of violating the state's late-term abortion law. The alternates will not be designated until the end of trial testimony.

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13's "Hot Jobs" from Kansas Works

Updated: 03/18/2009 - Here's this week's complete listing of "Hot Jobs" as featured on "13 News at 4:00" each week. Some of these applications are due on Monday! Check 'em out!

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KU Leaves for Minneapolis

Updated: 03/18/2009 - Greeted by significantly fewer fans than when they departed on their title quest in 2008, the University of Kansas Basketball team left Forbes Field in Topeka Wednesday, en route to Minneapolis.

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Overnight Rape Reported in Manhattan

Updated: 03/18/2009 - A 36-year old was reportedly the victim of a rape late Tuesday night in Manhattan. Authorities are on the hunt for two suspects, one of which may have been an acquaintance of the victim.

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Kan. parents end appeal of 'English only' policy

Updated: 03/18/2009 - Three Hispanic families are ending their legal battle over a judge's ruling upholding a Catholic school's policy requiring students to speak only English while at school.

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Police: Galena school board member fired shot

Updated: 03/18/2009 - Authorities say a member of the Galena School Board may face several charges after a long-standing feud boiled over and led him to fire a shot at his neighbors' home.

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Bonaparte Not Allowed to Participate in Review

Updated: 03/17/2009 - City Manager Norton Bonaparte was evaluated by the Topeka City Council Tuesday evening for his annual review, but was not even allowed in the council chambers while his performance was discussed.

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Kansas House Panel Finishes Work on State Budget

Updated: 03/17/2009 - The House Appropriations Committee completed its work today on next year's state budget that would trim school funding by $26 million. Legislators factored into their decisions the assumption that state revenues will continue to sag through June 30, leaving the state with nearly $80 million less than anticipated.

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Kansas Parents End Appeal of 'English Only' Policy

Updated: 03/17/2009 - Three Hispanic families are ending their legal battle over a judge's ruling upholding a Catholic school's policy requiring students to speak only English while at school.

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St. Patrick's Day Celebraters Climb into Bed for Charity

Updated: 03/17/2009 - More than 20 beds raced in heats of two at 9th and Kansas for the Slumberland and Housing Credit and Counseling bed races. Teams had to push someone on a bed down the street, change into pajamas, and push the bed back to the start line.

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Brownback "Outraged" by AIG Bonuses

Updated: 03/17/2009 - The Republican senator lashed out at the insurance giant for paying out a reported $165 million in bonuses after receiving bailout money from the government.

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