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Kids Learn to Test Water Quality

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Some kids got a chance to learn a little bit about the environment today. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment supports the program and provides kits to those interested in testing water quality.

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Randolph Elem. Students Honored

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Randolph Elementary surprised the two honorees for their character at an assembly. Their families came in to help recognize their achievements. The students get to take home a traveling plaque. They get to keep it for a quarter before it is awarded to two new students in December.

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New Shawnee Co. District Judge Sworn In

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Shawnee County got its first Hispanic district court judge today. Judge Cheryl Rios-Kingfisher was sworn in this afternoon at 3:30. Her duty as a district court judge will be to oversee both criminal and civil assignments.

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Food Union Workers Accept MGP Contract

Posted: 10/10/2008 - 148 union employees at MGP in Atchison have gone two weeks without being paid. Now the workers will return, and the talks will continue.

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Motorcycle Accident Injures Man, Kills Wife

Posted: 10/10/2008 - A motorcycle accident in Marshall County leaves a man injured and his wife dead. 63-year-old David Ayres of Saint George was injured and 64-year-old Carol was killed. Two people in the other vehicle were not injured.

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Real Estate Agent Pleads Guilty to Scam

Posted: 10/10/2008 - A real estate agent pleads guilty to a multi-million dollar home loan scam Friday. David Kostelec admitted that he and his conspirators defrauded lenders from July 20th, 2002 through October 14th, 2005. He will be sentenced in February.

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Kansas' Republican Registration Edge Smaller

Posted: 10/10/2008 - State figures show that Kansas remains a Republican state, but less so than in 2004, the last presidential election year. Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh said 80 percent of voting-age Kansans were registered to vote as of Thursday, a slight rise over 2004.

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Slattery's New Ad Attacks Roberts

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Democratic Senate candidate Jim Slattery's newest ad focuses on the financial crisis and attacks his opponent, Republican Senator Pat Roberts. Just released today, the ad plays on a popular game show by showing Slattery with a briefcase holding $1 million.

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Kan. Senator Says He's Raised $5.2 Million

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Sen. Pat Roberts has raised more than $5.2 million for his re-election campaign. The Republican is seeking his third term in the Senate against Democrat Jim Slattery, a former congressman for the 2nd District of eastern Kansas.

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FEMA to Charge Rent for Greensburg Trailers

Posted: 10/10/2008 - FEMA plans to start charging rent for its trailers being used by Greensburg residents displaced by last year's tornado. FEMA sent a letter saying that residents still living in agency trailers would pay $667 per month in rent.

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Topeka Business Supports United Way Campaign

Posted: 10/10/2008 - A local business is pitching in to support the United Way Campaign. Gregg Tire put up a sign in front of their shop to show their support for all of the good that the campaign does in Topeka.

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Festival of Speed Continues in Topeka

Posted: 10/10/2008 - The Festival of Speed continued Friday in Topeka. The SCCA National Championship runoffs began Friday at Heartland Park. Fans watched on from the stands as drivers zoomed around the track. This is the third year for the run-offs at Heartland Park.

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Kansas State Fair Attendance Poorest in 16 Years

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Kansas State Fair officials say rainy weather and a sluggish economy brought attendance to a 16-year low, excluding 2001 after the September 11th attacks. About 3 inches of rain fell on the last Friday of the fair.

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Atchison Union Members Vote for Contract Extension

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Union members at an Atchison manufacturing plant will found out Friday whether their contract has been extended. United Food and Commercial workers voted Friday on a proposal from MGP ingredients for the extension.

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Missing Kansas Man's Body Found in Lake

Posted: 10/10/2008 - The body of a Lindsborg man missing for nearly a month has been found in a central Kansas lake. McPherson county authorities say divers found 39-year-old Mike Likins dead inside his vehicle Wednesday night at Maxwell State Lake, just north of Canton.

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Murder Trial Continues in Manhattan Murder Case

Posted: 10/10/2008 - More testimony was heard Thursday in the murder trial of a man charged with dismembering his former roommate. Kevin Hernandez, 20, is accused of murdering 23-year-old Adam Hooks when the two lived together in Manhattan back in June of 2007.

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Kansas Atheist Soldier Dropping Lawsuit

Posted: 10/10/2008 - One of two atheist soldiers at Fort Riley who has sued the Department of Defense over alleged religious freedom violations is dropping his case.

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Greensburg Breaks Ground on New City Hall

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Officials from the city and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development program had a groundbreaking ceremony Friday for the $2.95 million, energy-efficient facility.

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Fort Riley Soldiers to Participate in Eisenhower Center Ceremony

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower will be honored at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 11 during a ceremony at the Eisenhower Center. Soldiers from the 1st Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade, 1st Inf. Div. will provide the honor cordon.

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Halloween Tricks and Treats for All Ages

Updated: 04/28/2009 - The Kansas Historical Society will once again hold two Halloween events at the Kansas museum of History, including Haunted History and Tricks & Treats at the Boo-seum!

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