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New Coats for Local Foster Children

Updated: 11/09/2008 - The Topeka Active 20-30 Club teamed up with foster care agency KVC Behavioral HealthCare to provide 100 new coats to local foster children.

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Carolyn Campbell Makes Kansas History

Posted: 11/09/2008 - On the same day President-Elect Barack Obama was making headlines for breaking the color barrier, one Kansas woman was doing the same, right here in the Sunflower State.

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Twister Jam 2008

Updated: 11/08/2008 - TOPEKA, Kan. - Nearly 2,000 dancers and cheerleaders spent Saturday at the Expocenter, for Twister Jam 2008.

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Christmas Bureau Helps Families in Need

Posted: 11/08/2008 - The United Way Christmas Bureau program gives low-income families a chance to have a better holiday season than they would have.

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Boil Water Advisory For Jefferson Co.

Posted: 11/07/2008 - A boil water advisory has been issued for Jefferson County Rural Water #10, Lake Shore Estates. It is advised that you boil your drinking water because of a chlorine equipment malfunction.

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Merry Market Begins in Topeka

Posted: 11/07/2008 - The Junior League's Merry Market kicked off Friday at Ag Hall. This shopping extravaganza features premier local, regional and national exhibitors showing off the latest trends in gift giving. The event will continue Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is five dollars.

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Topeka Moving Closer to Baseball Stadium

Posted: 11/07/2008 - The Northern League Baseball Commissioner Clark Griffith Friday addressed the issue of a new baseball stadium and team here in the Capital City. Randy Speaker, the Deputy City Manager for Operations says eminent domain will not play a part in the development of any new stadium in the area.

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Topeka Artist Featured at Fundraiser

Posted: 11/07/2008 - A former Topeka real estate agent is featured at this year's "Art for Kids" fundraiser. Stan Metzger's work was shown at the Topeka Public School foundation's fundraiser Friday evening in the Grand Ballroom at the Ramada.

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Veterans Honored with Special Pow Wow

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Veterans were honored with a special Pow Wow at in Topeka Friday night. The Eighth Annual Inter-tribal Veterans Pow Wow wrapped up at about 11:00 p.m. Friday night at the Gage Park Zoo Shelter House.

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Schwan's Products Recalled

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Three chicken products distributed by Schwan's home service are being recalled because pieces of rubber were found in them.

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KOSE and State Reach Agreement

Posted: 11/07/2008 - The Kansas Organization of State Employees announced the agreement with the state Friday. The agreement covers health and safety, training, and personal protective equipment

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Croco Road Opens Up

Posted: 11/07/2008 - A portion of southeast Croco Road between 29th and 21st streets is now five lanes.

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GM Workers to be Indefinitely Laid Off

Posted: 11/07/2008 - General Motors says about 3,600 workers will be laid off indefinitely beginning early next year as the automaker slows down production at 10 of its assembly plants.

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Topeka Hotels Give Back

Updated: 11/08/2008 - TOPEKA, Kan. - With a chilly holiday season just weeks away, three local hotels are spreading a little warmth

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Westar Reports Lower Earnings for Third Quarter

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Westar Energy has released its third quarter earnings, and blames cooler weather on the lower numbers. The company reported Friday earnings of $88 million, or 81 cents per share for the quarter.

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Sebelius Names New Judge for 2 Kansas Counties

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius has named a Tonganoxie attorney to be the new district judge for Leavenworth and Atchison counties. Michael Gibbens, 58, was named to the bench on Friday, filling the vacancy left by retiring Judge Philip C. Lacey.

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Arguments Heard Friday in Daycare Death Case

Posted: 11/07/2008 - The trial continued Friday for a day care provider accused in the death of a child who was in her care at the time. 35-year-old Michelle Bolze-Sann is charged with involuntary manslaughter and aggravated endangering of a child in the July 2007 death of Zachary Typer.

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Minimal Damage Caused in Friday Apartment Fire

Posted: 11/07/2008 - Firefighters were called to an apartment fire early Friday morning in Topeka. Police received the call around four in the morning that there was smoke throughout an apartment building at the 1200 block of S.W. Topeka Blvd.

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