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Topeka Gas Prices Hit a Low

Posted: 10/07/2008 - The Quick Stops at 6th and Lane and 6th and Clay have been selling gas at $2.69 a gallon today.

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AYP Problem Fixed For Three Topeka Schools

Posted: 10/07/2008 - The data excluded the performance of a number of students according to Topeka Public Schools and the Kansas State Department of Education.

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McDonald's and Local Schools Team Up for Good Cause

Posted: 10/07/2008 - McDonald's and local schools teamed up to raise money for a good cause made our Good News Live at Five. Today marks "Mc-Teacher's Night," where schools have a chance to boost school budgets.

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Local Radio Personality to Receive Greatest Honor

Posted: 10/07/2008 - A local radio personality is being honored for all her years in the business. KTPK Country Legend's 106.9's Marlena Adkison will be inducted into the Kansas Country Music Hall of Fame during Saturday night's show at the Middle Creek Theatre near Louisburg, KS.

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Kansas Man Wins $20,000 in State Lottery

Posted: 10/07/2008 - A Kansas man whose girlfriend was physically stuck to the toilet in their home wins $20,000 in the state lottery for the second time this year.

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SRS Awards Kansans With Disabilities Grant Money

Posted: 10/07/2008 - The Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services has awarded grant money to seven community agencies. The grants are aimed at promoting independent living for people with disabilities.

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Teacher Suspended for Students' Pro-Obama Chants

Posted: 10/07/2008 - A teacher at a Kansas City charter school has been suspended after video of his public school students chanting praise of Barack Obama was posted on YouTube.com.

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Taxes Take Center Stage at Debate Monday in Lawrence

Posted: 10/07/2008 - The candidates for Kansas' 2nd Congressional District seat argued about taxes during their second debate Monday night. Republican Lynn Jenkins accused incumbent Democrat Nancy Boyda of voting for the nation's largest-ever tax increase.

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Kansas Woman Jumps From Truck and Dies

Posted: 10/07/2008 - Authorities in Georgia say a 50-year-old northeast Kansas woman is dead after jumping from a moving truck driven by her boyfriend. Police said Julie Ann Wright of Circleville was pronounced dead at the scene Saturday.

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California Man Pleads Guilty to Failing to Pay Child Support

Posted: 10/07/2008 - A California man has pleaded guilty to federal charges of failing to make child support payments for a child in Kansas. Christopher L. Mason, 30, of Modesto, admitted Tuesday that Sumner County District Court ordered him to make child support payments in 1998 for a child born in 1995.

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Jury Selection Begins Tuesday in Riley County in Murder Case

Posted: 10/07/2008 - Jury selection may be complete Tuesday in the first-degree murder trial of Kevin Hernandez in Riley County District Court. The 20-year-old is accused of killing his former roommate, Adam Hooks, cutting up the body and stuffing the pieces into trash bags which were found in the victim's jeep.

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Topeka Re-Enactments Turn Back Time To Civil War

Posted: 10/07/2008 - The Kansas National Guard Museum will be hosting Civil War Day on Saturday. The event is designed to spotlight the life and struggles of solders who fought in the Civil War.

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Pratt Ethanol Producer Files Bankruptcy

Posted: 10/07/2008 - The collapse of the ethanol boom continues as a Pratt-based ethanol producer is the latest to file bankruptcy. Gateway Ethanol LLC has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, estimating it owes between $50 million and $100 million.

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Greensburg Trees To Take Root

Posted: 10/07/2008 - Members of two groups are heading to Greensburg, KS to plant trees. 11 people died when a tornado hit the town in May 2007.

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Kansas Conference Gets Physical

Posted: 10/07/2008 - A Kansas Health Summit is focusing on ways to promote physical activities in neighborhoods, trying to get people to stay in shape.

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Fort Riley Recognized

Posted: 10/07/2008 - The Army presented Fort Riley with an award for "Quality of Life," recognizing their efforts to improve life for soldiers and families.

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Kansas National Guard Likes Ike

Posted: 10/07/2008 - Members of the Kansas Army National Guard and Fort Riley's 1st Infantry Division will pay honor to Dwight Eisenhower at his museum.

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Topeka Standoff Ends Peacefully

Updated: 10/10/2008 - A domestic disturbance near 21st and Adams Tuesday morning turns into a standoff with a woman inside the home.

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Police Make Sweep of Property Violations in Topeka Neighborhood

Updated: 10/10/2008 - Community Police Officers and Code Enforcement Officers from the Topeka Police Department spent two days in the Hi-Crest neighborhood to identify property code violations and work out a deal with residents to get them corrected. It's part of the new Operation Boomerang.

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