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Statehouse Hosts Display Honoring African-Americans

Posted: 10/16/2008 - "From Freedom's Shadow African Americans and the United States Capitol" is the title of the traveling exhibit. It tells how both free and enslaved blacks help construct the US Capitol building.

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Keep the Lights on After School

Updated: 10/17/2008 - Community First held its first-ever "Lights on After School" rally Thursday at Abbott Community Center.

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USD 501 Board Meets at McEachron

Posted: 10/16/2008 - It's part of the board's continuing efforts to get a first-hand look at the district's facilities. Possible changes to the district's english language learners program were up for discussion.

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KSU President Search in Full Swing

Posted: 10/16/2008 - At Thursday's Board of Regents meeting Search Committee Chair Nelson Galle told members they've launched national advertising to find a successor to current President Jon Wefald.

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Topekans Discuss Racial Profiling

Posted: 10/16/2008 - Law Enforcement officials sat down with members of the community on Thursday night to discuss racial profiling. Things got very passionate.

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Shawnee Co Commison Meetings Air on Topeka's City 4

Posted: 10/16/2008 - Under an agreement with the City of Topeka's communications staff , Thursday morning's commission meeting was recorded and it aired at 7 p.m. Thursday on Topeka's City Four government access channel.

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Shawnee County Commission Candidates Debate

Updated: 10/16/2008 - A current Shawnee County Commissioner is battling a former colleague to keep his seat. Incumbent Democrat Ted Ensley and Republican Challenger Mike Meier debated the issues Thursday at Avondale East Elementary.

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AG Six Weighs in on Tiller Charges

Posted: 10/16/2008 - He doesn't like how it was handled, but that doesn't mean the case should be thrown out. Those comments in a written statement from Attorney General Steven Six, arguing against dismissal of charges against Doctor George Tiller.

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Lawrence Cat Death Investigations Continue

Posted: 10/16/2008 - The cat's remains were found last friday near Eighth and Monterey way. It was the third reported cat death in Lawrence over the last four weeks sparking concerns someone might be abusing the animals.

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Hearing Set for Stabbing Death Suspect

Posted: 10/16/2008 - Thursday a Shawnee County judge set an October 23rd motions hearing in the case of Darwin David Law. Law is charged with voluntary manslaughter for the September stabbing death of 45-year old Jon Chiselom.

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Local School Celebrates 115 Years

Posted: 10/16/2008 - The Kansas Fever Committee celebrated Thursday it's 115th anniversary of Sheldon Kindergarten at the Capitol Building. Sheldon Elementary was the first black kindergarten west of the Mississippi.

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Washburn University Business School Earns High Marks

Posted: 10/16/2008 - Washburn University Business School is earning high marks. The school was named an outstanding business school by the Princeton Review in its 2009 edition of "Best 296 Business Schools." David Sollars, Dean of the School of Business, says they are pleased to have received such a high rating.

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Manhattan Man to be Sentenced November 21 for Slaying

Posted: 10/16/2008 - A 20-year-old Manhattan man will be sentenced November 21 for the gruesome killing of his former roommate last year. A Riley County jury Wednesday found Kevin Hernandez guilty of first-degree murder in the slaying and dismemberment of Adam Hooks in June 2007.

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Sharefest and Topeka Churches Donate Coats for Children

Posted: 10/16/2008 - Local children were warmed with love Thursday along with big fluffy coats. As part of the Sharefest celebration, workers were at Quincy Elementary School donating coats for the children.

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Topeka Police Seek Public's Help in Burglary

Posted: 10/16/2008 - Topeka police are asking for your help in identifying the suspect involved in a burglary, theft, and unlawful use of a credit card. Police say the robbery occurred on August 21st around 11:20 p.m. A woman told police her purse was stolen from her un-locked parked car in the 2000 block of SW Western.

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Topeka Woman Held at Gunpoint,Robbed Wednesday Night

Posted: 10/16/2008 - Topeka police are investigating a Wednesday night robbery. Police say they received a call around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night that a woman had been robbed at gunpoint on SW Lydia.

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Topeka Police Investigate Thursday Morning Home Invasion

Posted: 10/16/2008 - Topeka police are investigating a home invasion that happened early Thursday morning. Officers received a call just before 3:00 a.m. that an acquaintance of the victim had broken into his home on SW Washburn.

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Emporia Retail Development Project Gets Approved

Posted: 10/16/2008 - A retail re-development district is one step closer to happening in Emporia. City commissioners approved a change Wednesday to the Emporia City Comprehensive Plan, to allow use of the area known as Peak Trust , according to our radio partner KVOE.

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Controversial Emails Draws Democratic Protests

Posted: 10/16/2008 - A Republican County official's e-mail linking Barack Obama to Muslim extremism is drawing Democratic protests. Geary County Treasurer Kathy Tremont forwarded the e-mail to her staff last week.

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New Glory Days Pizza Opens

Updated: 10/17/2008 - There's a new pizza joint in town. The Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday at the newest Glory Days Pizza location near Lake Shawnee.

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