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Post Office Closed Monday

Updated: 10/12/2008 - In observance of Columbus Day, the post office will be closed.

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Topeka Sailor Remembers Intrepid

Posted: 10/12/2008 - Jerry W. Preston is a former sailor who served on the U.S.S. Intrepid. He sat down with 13 News to discuss the ship, life at sea and life in the Navy.

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Zoo Offers Twilight Tours

Posted: 10/12/2008 - The zoo is even wilder at night! Bring your family or come by yourself and become part of the nighttime activity at the zoo.

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Youth Get Life Lessons from Inmates

Updated: 10/11/2008 - Inmates from the Women's Correctional Facility told their stories to 7th and 8th graders in the Young Citizens Academy. The students were able to discuss life choices and consequences with the panel as part of the academy's second session.

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Officers Involved in Shooting Identified

Updated: 10/11/2008 - Three more off-duty officers involved in a March shooting that injured two brothers, have been identified along with Jason Judd. They are Chris Bowers, Laura Bonebrake and Travis Jepson.

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Lawrence Hosts Ralph Nader

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Nader talks to his faithful in Lawrence, in his 3rd run for the Presidency in Kansas.

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Fundraiser Saturday for Topeka Girl Diagnosed with Rare Disease

Updated: 10/11/2008 - The community is coming together to help a local first grader who has been diagnosed with a rare disease. Anna Rose is a student at Indian Creek Elementary School in Topeka. Rose was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer on September 9th.

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Kansas National Guard Returns Home From Iraq

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Hutchinson welcomed home a group of national guardsmen Friday afternoon. Around a 130 soldiers of the 1161st Forward Support Company of Hutchinson returned home from their deployment to Iraq.

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Washburn Alumni Honored

Posted: 10/10/2008 - Seven Washburn University graduates were honored at a luncheon today at the Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center. The graduates were named as Alumni Fellows for distinguishing themselves in their career fields.

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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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