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Don King Picking Up Xmas Turkeys in Kan.

Updated: 12/19/2008 - Boxing promoter Don King is starting his annual holiday turkey giveaway in Kansas this year. King was scheduled to be in Bonner Springs on Friday afternoon to pick up 100,000 frozen turkeys.

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Fund Set Up for Ill Middle School Girl

Updated: 12/19/2008 - Responding to a community's desire to help, a fund has been set up at Heritage Bank, Topeka, for Jessica Seidel. Jessica has Hemphagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis, Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis, is TPN dependent, and started chemotherapy for the HLH on November 6, 2008.

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KCK Passes Smoking Ban

Updated: 12/19/2008 - The Unified Board of Commissioners of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan., on Thursday voted 9-1 for an ordinance banning smoking in all indoor spaces.

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Regents Approve Room and Board Increases

Updated: 12/19/2008 - It's going to get a little more expensive to go to college in Kansas. The Kansas Board of Regents Thursday approved an increase in room and board costs at the state's six public universities.

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Roll-over Accident Could Be Alcohol-Related

Updated: 12/19/2008 - Authorities are investigating a roll over accident that may be alcohol related. Topeka police received the call just before 10:00 p.m. Thursday night that there had been a one vehicle accident at 77th and Wanamaker.

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Wildlife Experts Ponder Gender of Santa's Reindeer

Updated: 12/19/2008 - There may be a perfectly good reason why Santa doesn't get lost on his annual Christmas globetrot: His flying reindeer just might be female and don't mind stopping for directions.

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Police Chase Suspects Face Multiple Charges

Updated: 12/18/2008 - The man charged in that shooting and chase that ended in Jefferson County Monday afternoon appeared in Shawnee County District Court Thursday afternoon on unrelated charges.

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Wamego School District and Police Investigate Threatening List

Updated: 12/18/2008 - The Wamego Police Department and Wamego Public School officials are investigating what they call a threatening list. The school reported Wednesday that police received a call from a concerned parent Monday which led police to launch an investigation.

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Kansas Supreme Court Justices' Son Facing Forgery and Theft Charges

Updated: 12/18/2008 - The son of Kansas Supreme Court Justice Eric Rosen is facing forgery and theft charges in Shawnee County District Court. The official court complaint specifies the forgery charge against Jacob Rosen comes in relation to a 2007 real estate contract.

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Santa Delivers Toys to Capper Foundation Kids

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Santa loaded up his sleigh full of toys and flew to Topeka Thursday to deliver gifts to kids. Santa, along with Mrs. Claus, their dog, and the Kansas National Guard were at the Easter Seals Capper Foundation, helping make their Christmas brighter.

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Chapman Schools Need Bond Issue for Tornado Repair

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Despite getting millions in insurance, donations and government help, Chapman school officials say they will need a bond issue to repair school buildings damaged by a June tornado.

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Crews Salt, Sand Roadways in Anticipation of Ice

Updated: 12/18/2008 - City of Topeka street crews spent the day, Thursday, December 18, spreading rock salt and sand, mostly in residential neighborhoods. Call 5-1-1 from anywhere in Kansas to get the latest update on road conditions.

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New Wichita Manager to Start Work in February

Updated: 12/18/2008 - The Wichita City Council announced Thursday that it had hired Robert Layton as city manager. Layton is the city manager in Urbandale, Iowa. He begins work in Wichita on Feb. 2.

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Residents' Sexual Needs an Issue for Nursing Homes

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Researchers at Kansas State University have produced seminars and teaching aids to encourage nursing home caregivers to discuss and accommodate their residents' sexual desires.

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Incoming JoCo DA Won't Reopen Ex-Kansas AG Case

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Incoming Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe says he does not plan to reopen an investigation of former Kansas Attorney General Paul Morrison's actions during an extramarital affair.

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Spirit AeroSystems Workers Resume Full Work Weeks

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Spirit AeroSystems says it will resume five-day work schedules on Jan. 5 or Jan. 12. Most of the 10,500 employees have been working just three days a week since September when Boeing Co. Machinists went on a 57-day strike.

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Wichita Day Care Provider Guilty in Child's Death

Updated: 01/29/2009 - Jessica Cummings, 27, was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of a 13-month-old girl who was strangled after being left partially strapped in a car seat.

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Driver Arrested near Emporia with 550 Pounds of Marijuana

Updated: 12/18/2008 - Highway Patrol Trooper Clint Epperly says he pulled over 39-year-old Eduardo Bravo on a random tractor-trailer inspection Wednesday night at the Kansas Turnpike's Emporia exit and found 550 pounds of marijuana.

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Kansas Power Line Fight Won't be Resolved for Year

Updated: 12/18/2008 - The three-member Kansas Corporation Commission announced a schedule Thursday for deciding how to link Wichita to southwest Kansas through the region's highest-voltage lines.

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FedEx Truck Wrecks, Lands on Side

Updated: 12/18/2008 - A FedEx truck wrecked on Highway 40 near E 700 Thursday afternoon. No injuries were reported but the mess tied up traffic while crews cleared the area. **Pictures Included**

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