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Man Left Money, Passenger When Fleeing Police

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Authorities say the hispanic male who ran from them during a routine traffic stop Thursday left behind money, drug paraphernalia and a female passenger inside the vehicle he also abandoned.

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Fewer Kan. Schools Fail to Show Adequate Progress

Updated: 09/12/2008 - Fewer Kansas schools failed to show adequate progress this year in improving students' scores on reading and math tests. The percentage of the state's public schools and districts making adequate yearly progress is up from last year's testing cycle.

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Berkshire Tightens Insurance for Bank Deposits

Posted: 09/10/2008 - A Kansas company that's part of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has stopped selling private bank deposit insurance above the amount guaranteed by the federal government.

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Pentagon delays $35B Air Force tanker decision

Posted: 09/10/2008 - The Defense Department has again delayed plans to award a $35 billion contract for Air Force refueling planes, handing a victory to defense contractor Boeing Co. and leaving the politically charged decision for the next president.

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Striking Boeing Workers Welcome Tanker Delay

Posted: 09/10/2008 - The decision to delay the disputed competition on the tanker contract until the next administration was welcomed by striking Boeing Co. machinists in Wichita.

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Fort Riley Investigating Atheist Death Threat

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Fort Riley officials are continuing their investigation into the source of a threatening phone call placed to an atheist soldier who is suing the government over religious freedom.

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Topeka Seeks New Plan for Sumner School

Posted: 09/10/2008 - The city of Topeka is starting over in trying to find someone to redevelop a former school linked to the U.S. Supreme Court's historic Brown v. Board of Education decision.

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About 10 Kan. Banks Hurt by Federal Bailout

Posted: 09/10/2008 - The state's top banking regulator says about 10 state-chartered banks will be hurt by the federal bailout of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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Man Pleads Guilty in Armored Car Heist

Posted: 09/10/2008 - A 60-year-old St. Louis County man faces sentencing in November after a plea agreement to charges that he played a role in the theft of an armored car.

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Missouri Lottery Offers Refund for 473 People

Posted: 09/10/2008 - The state is offering a refund to 473 people who bought lottery tickets for a drawing after it had been ended. The Missouri Lottery ended its Show Me 5 Paydown on Sunday and started Show Me Cash on Monday.

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Boeing Strike Fund Good for 6 Months

Posted: 09/10/2008 - The president of the machinists union says it has a $140 million strike fund and can sustain support for striking Boeing Co. production workers for five or six months.

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Topeka Elementary School Forced Into Lockdown

Posted: 09/10/2008 - A Topeka elementary school got quite a scare Tuesday after gunshots were fired in the area. School officials immediately forced the school in a lockdown until police made sure the area was clear.

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Topeka Senior Living Purchases Neighboring Apartment Complex

Posted: 09/09/2008 - Brewster Place Retirment Community purchased Country Club Apartments to set itself up for future expansion possibilities on the Country Club land. But first, Brewster Place is making improvements to the apartment complex.

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Police Investigate Reported Rape on KSU Campus

Updated: 09/10/2008 - KMAN Radio reports that Kansas State Police are investigating a rape report. The alleged incident happened Saturday evening in the northwest area of campus, near Jardine Apartments.

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YMCA Helps Families Get Fit

Updated: 09/09/2008 - The YMCA is teaming up with state and local organizations to help kids and families battle the bulge. Together they've developed the "Strong Kids" program.

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Cherries from Chapman

Posted: 09/09/2008 - Two Good Kids, one from Chapman and another one from Junction City provided our sweet "cherry pie" Good Kids salute this week.

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Kansas Farm Bureau Endorses Jenkins for Congress

Posted: 09/09/2008 - The Kansas Farm Bureau announced Tuesday it stands behind Republican Lynn Jenkins in her race for the 2nd Congressional District Seat, currently held by Democrat Nancy Boyda.

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