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Analysis: Debate over Energy likely to Continue Next Year

Posted: 05/26/2008 - Lawmakers declined to attempt to override a third coal plant veto by Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, but that doesn't mean the fight over energy policy is over. The issue is still in the courts and new legislation is expected next year.

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WWI Veteran Receives Place in History Books

Posted: 05/26/2008 - Frank Woodruff Buckles, the last known living American-born veteran of World War I, was honored at the Libery Memorial in Kansas City. The 107-year old toured the museum Sunday and will take part in ceremonies Monday.

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Veterans' Mental Health Becoming an Issue

Posted: 05/26/2008 - State Rep. Lee Tafanelli, who is a Kansas National Guard Colonel, is among those pushing for counseling and support services for veterans and an expansion of mental health services.

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Worse Droughts Possible for Kansas

Posted: 05/26/2008 - A new U.S. Geological Survey report shows the 2000 to 2006 drought had rainfall levels not nearly as below normal as 1952 to 1957. However, stream flow levels hit record lows in the more recent time frame.

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Student Drowns in Rural Leavenworth County Pond

Updated: 05/26/2008 - 20-year old Santez Walker of Memphis, TN drowned Sunday in a rural pond east of Easton. Sheriff's officials say he was trying to swim to the bottom of the pond and may have become trapped in a thick bed of moss.

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Man Robs Woman Who was Visiting Family Member's Grave

Posted: 05/26/2008 - An 81-year old woman from Calfornia was robbed while visiting a family member's grave at a Wichita cemetery. Police say the robber snatched her purse, took out money and ran off. The suspect remains at large.

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Complete List of Memorial Day Services

Posted: 05/25/2008 - Here is a complete list of Memorial Day Events. Do you have an event and don't see it listed. E-Mail 13news@wibw.com and we will add it.

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Summerfest Kicks off Summer at Most Pure Heart

Posted: 05/24/2008 - What better way to kick off summer then at a Summerfest? Many people did. The 15 th annual Most Pure Heart of Mary Parish Summerfest celebration kicked off Saturday with coffee, donuts, biscuits and gravy.

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Barry Feaker Speaks at NAACP Meeting

Posted: 05/24/2008 - A safer Topeka was the main topic discussed at the NAACP meeting Saturday afternoon. Life-long Topekan Barry Feaker was welcomed to the meeting to discuss his thoughts on how to make Topeka safer.

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Emergency Services Showcase in Topeka

Posted: 05/24/2008 - Emergency service vehicles from around the Topeka area parked at Garfield Park Saturday. They were available from 1-5 p.m. for people to come and find out how the work and what they are used for.

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Rededication of Civitan Camp Playground at Gage Park

Posted: 05/24/2008 - The Topeka Civitan Club and parks and recreation of Topeka hosted the first Play Day, a rededication and ribbon cutting ceremony at the renovated Civitan Camp Playground in Gage Park.

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Man Assaulted & Robbed

Posted: 05/24/2008 - According to Topeka Police a man was struck in the face with a glass bottle and robbed of his money.

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