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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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FEMA to Charge Rent for Greensburg Trailers

Updated: 10/10/2008 - The Federal Emergency Management Agency plans to start charging rent for its trailers being used by Greensburg residents displaced by last year's tornado.

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Tiffany Stained Glass in Topeka Church Catches Eye of Statewide Art Contest

Updated: 10/10/2008 - Judging from the view on Harrison Street, you'd never guess that the plain-looking windows of the First Presbyterian Church would reveal such breath-taking beauty inside the sanctuary. In fact, so many find them so beautiful, they are in the running to become one of the 8 wonders of Kansas art.

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Flu Vaccination Best Shot at Staying Healthy

Posted: 10/09/2008 - Area health care providers are gearing up for flu vaccination season. Doctors say it can offer 70- to 90-percent protection from the flu. This year, the recommendation for children extends from six months all the way up to 18 years of age.

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Washburn Univ. Students Attend Pep Rally

Posted: 10/09/2008 - Washburn University students attended a pep rally at Petro Allied Health Center Thursday evening. Its homecoming week as the football team prepares to cap it off with a Saturday game against Emporia State.

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High School Students Get Glimpses of Colleges

Posted: 10/09/2008 - High school students in Topeka get a chance to check out what colleges have to offer them today. Students got to talk to representatives from over 100 colleges, universities, trade schools, and training programs.

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