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Bill Ayers Speech Cancelled in Nebraska

Posted: 10/21/2008 - A 1960's radical often linked by Republicans to Barack Obama, won't be speaking at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln next month. Bill Ayers, now a college professor in Chicago, was scheduled to speak November 15 at an education conference.

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Man Arrested for OKC Murder of Topeka Brothers

Updated: 10/21/2008 - Oklahoma City Police have made an arrest in connection with the murder of two brothers originally from Topeka. Doyle Wayne Briggs was taken into custody shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday. He was booked on two counts of murder in the first degree.

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Reno County Mail-In Ballot Mistake

Posted: 10/21/2008 - The Reno County clerk's office says a few voters have unnecessarily enclosed a dollar bill in return envelopes containing their completed ballot. Officials say confusion arose because that's the postage cost to mail the envelope.

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Kansas Businesses Add Jobs

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Even with the slumping economy, there is some good news in the state of Kansas. Employment stats out Tuesday show Kansas businesses gained 2,100 jobs in the last year, a 0.2% increase. Government added 4,400 jobs in the last year, a 1.7% increase.

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Atchison Man Killed Near Emporia in Car Accident

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Our radio partner KVOE reports 22-year-old Jace Garrett Kinzie of Atchison was driving south in the northbound lanes of I-335 and collided with another vehicle.

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Endangered Ferrets Released In Kansas

Updated: 10/21/2008 - Nineteen more endangered black-footed ferrets have been released in Kansas as part of a reintroduction project started in December.

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Vic Miller Upset Over Snafu

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Miller believes his county was shorted $1 million the last three years due to a mistake. Lynn Jenkins says fixing the problem will require legislative action.

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Man Who Helped Tribe Will See No Prison Time

Posted: 10/21/2008 - A Wichita man who helped the Kaweah Indian Nation process membership applications will spend no time his prison. Prosecutors say the tribe was fake.

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Remains Found Near Concordia

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Law Enforcement is asking for help identifying remains found north of Concordia over the weekend.

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Health Care Looks at Smoking Ban, Sekptics Persist

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Even leaders of the state's Health Policy Authority are skeptical that its big health care plan can pass the 2009 Legislature. But they say they're still going to keep pushing.

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Sprint: Early Termination Fees Dropping

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Sprint Nextel Corp. says subscribers who cancel their service early will soon be paying less. It is a new policy to compete with other cell phone companies.

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Intruder beats, stabs TV news anchor

Posted: 10/21/2008 - A popular local TV anchorwoman who had a small part in the Bush biopic "W" was in critical condition Monday after being beaten in her home. Police questioned whether she could have been targeted.

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13 Ghostly Stops on Fort Riley Tour

Posted: 10/21/2008 - Ghost stories come to life at Fort Riley Oct. 26 when the Historical and Archaeological Society of Fort Riley sponsor the annual Ghost Tours on post.

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Funeral Arrangements Made for Man Found in River

Posted: 10/21/2008 - A visitation for Jason McNaughton will be held Friday, Oct. 24. His funeral service is scheduled for Saturday morning at Penwell-Gabel's Parker-Price Chapel in Topeka. McNaughton's body was found in the Kansas River Friday after he was missing nearly a month.

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Brothers, Topeka Natives, Killed in Oklahoma City

Updated: 10/21/2008 - Oklahoma City Police say 37-year old Corey Brown and 34-year old Shannon Brown were shot and killed early Monday morning. The two were born and raised in Topeka and currently lived in Texas.

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Planning Commission Talks River Hill

Posted: 10/20/2008 - Planning commission members take the first step to changing the look of the old Menninger Foundation property.

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Gas Prices Continue to Drop

Posted: 10/20/2008 - The price of a gallon of gas continues to drop. In Topeka we found prices as low as $2.33 a gallon at 6th and Lane. At 10th and Wanamaker the price was at $2.49 a gallon, still well below the national average of $2.92 a gallon.

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Topeka West Holds Political Forum

Posted: 10/20/2008 - A group of high school students got to ask questions of several political campaigns. Teachers say they hope it will get the kids involved in the election process.

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Kids Leave Impressions of Violence in Front of Capitol

Updated: 04/28/2009 - As part of its Week Without Violence, the YWCA invited families to its 3rd Annual Chalk at the Capitol. They wanted kids to chalk their thoughts on violence on the sidewalk in front of the capitol to give parents an insight into what kids think is important as far as ending violence.

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Reward Increased For Info on Washburn Fire

Updated: 10/20/2008 - Washburn increased the reward Monday from $5,500 to $12,500. The fire broke out in an elevator at the Living Learning Center just before 5:45 a.m. Saturday, causing $1,000,000 damage.

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