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Russia Agrees Georgia Withdrawal Deadline

Posted: 09/08/2008 - Russian president agrees to withdraw from main Georgian territory within a month. Nicolas Sarkozy traveled with EU leaders for meeting with Russian president. Russian troops remain deep inside Georgian territory, month after cease-fire. Moscow says its troops are peacekeepers who are allowed under deal to stay.

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Shawnee County Resident Want to Start New Home-plus for Elderly

Posted: 09/08/2008 - Debra Durall wants to build a home-plus near her home to house eight elderly residents. The facility would look just like any other house. The Shawnee County Commission today approved a conditional use permit to allow the facility. Durall now has to make her business plan and get a loan for the facility.

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Kansas Racetracks Must Restart Racing Programs

Posted: 09/08/2008 - The Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission authorized the sending of "show cause" letters to the three Kansas race tracks. The tracks now have 30 days to prove they are making progress at restarting racing programs. An administrative hearing is set Oct. 13-14 to hear from each track.

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Kan. to Shut Down Juvenile Facility for Males

Posted: 09/08/2008 - Budget pressures are leading to state to make plans to suspend operations at its smallest juvenile corrections facility for male offenders, Juvenile Justice Authority.

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Westmoreland Teen Continues Recovery After Being Trapped in Car

Updated: 10/10/2008 - Officials say Laurel Lauer, 16, was in an accident Friday afternoon but because her car went off a rural roadway and was hard to see, she was not found until the following morning. Stormont-Vail officials say Lauer is still in serious condition Tuesday evening.

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Victim's Father Attacks Kleypas in Court

Posted: 09/08/2008 - Slain 12 years ago, Carrie Williams' memory still pushed her father to lunge at her killer in a Kansas City courtroom Monday.

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Man Claiming to be Cox Employee a Fraud

Posted: 09/08/2008 - The Topeka Police Department reminds citizens to be extra vigilant when unsolicited services – such as home repairs, lawn service and cable – are offered by strangers going door-to-door.

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Eat Dinner, Help The Arthritis Foundation

Posted: 09/08/2008 - Tuesday night you can have dinner, meet a local celebrity, and support a good cause all at once. The Arthritis Foundation is holding a fundraiser at Henry T's in Topeka from 6 to 9 p.m.

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Saturday Emporia Fire Kills One

Posted: 09/08/2008 - Fire crews responded to 1235 Exchange just before 3 a.m. They found heavy smoke coming from the upstairs windows. The victim was found on the second floor and could not be revived.

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Mexican Restaurant Chain Cuts Ribbon

Posted: 09/08/2008 - Qdoba Mexican Grill at 1025 Southwest Wanamaker held a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday. The restaurant is running a special on Friday which includes any entree and drink for only $5.

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Former Auburn Washburn Teacher Gets 7 Years in Federal Prison

Posted: 09/08/2008 - In June, 37 year old Coen Potts of Topeka admitted to having thousands of images of child pornography on his home computer. He told investigators he told a woman he met through a dating service that he wanted to have children with her so he could "deflower them".

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Topeka Police Searching for 2006 Chrysler

Posted: 09/08/2008 - Topeka police are asking for your help in finding this weeks set of Hot Wheels. Police are looking for a 2006 blue Chrysler Town and Country mini van.

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Hurricanes Test How Well States Learned from Katrina

Updated: 10/10/2008 - Major General Tod Bunting, Kansas' adjutant general, traveled to Louisiana September 6 to visit with the 600 Kansas soldiers in the state assisting with the Gustav recovery.

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Kansas City Woman Charged for Burning Children

Posted: 09/08/2008 - A Kansas City woman is jailed on charges that she burned her three children, aged 5, 2, and 1, to discipline them. Latasha Lambert, 23, was charged Saturday.

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Spirit Cutting Production on Boeing Products

Posted: 09/08/2008 - Spirit Aerosystems says it's cutting production on some Boeing products as a result of the machinists strike against Boeing. Wichita-based Spirit said it will shorten the work weeks of some employees like it did during the machinists' 4 week strike in 2005.

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Kansas Taxes Above Expectations in August

Posted: 09/08/2008 - The state of Kansas collected 3% more in tax revenues in August than expected. That's good news for legislators and state officials, who have been worried about the national economic slump.

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Lenexa Police Release Name of Man Killed by Officers

Posted: 09/08/2008 - Lenexa police have released the name of the man shot and killed by Kansas City officers after he swung a sword at them. A police statement Monday identified the man as 54-year-old Marvin Parker.

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Kansas Senate Candidates Face Off in First Debate

Posted: 09/09/2008 - Democratic challenger Jim Slattery is attacking Republican Sen. Pat Roberts for getting the intelligence used to invade Iraq wrong while he was chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee.

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