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FEMA Gives RECs $52 million

Posted: 07/18/2008 - Federal officials have awarded more than $52 million to Kansas rural electric cooperatives and municipal utilities for damage from the December 2007 winter storm.

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Bush Urged to Reject Pressure on Tanker Bids

Posted: 07/18/2008 - Two House lawmakers are urging President Bush to ignore pressure from European leaders in choosing a new supplier for a $35 billion Air Force tanker contract.

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Suspect Restrained While Brother Testifies Against Him

Updated: 07/18/2008 - Michael Hall took the stand to testify against brother Christopher Hall. Christopher had to be restrained after becoming verbally confrontational while his brother was on the stand.

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Help for Topeka 4-year old Could Come with Four Paws

Updated: 07/18/2008 - The family of 4-year old JJ Krentz is holding a fundraiser to get him a seizure alert dog. JJ has Dravet Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder. The event is 6:30pm July 19th at Topeka's Ramada Hotel and Convention Center.

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Bridge Repair Rescheduled

Posted: 07/18/2008 - We're on your side with notice that repair work on the Highway 75 bridge ramp to I-70 has been rescheduled due to weather.

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Army Confirms Iraqi is Assigned to Fort Riley

Updated: 07/18/2008 - Army officials have confirmed that an raqi native who is suing the U.S. government over delays in his itizenship application is assigned to a division at Fort Riley.

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Sebelius, Hensley Try to Oust Dem. Senator

Updated: 07/18/2008 - Gov. Kathleen Sebelius and Senate Democratic Leader Anthony Hensley are working to defeat an incumbent State Senator Mark Gilstrap by supporting primary challenger Kelly Kutala

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International Officers Visit Kansas Statehouse

Updated: 07/18/2008 - Sixty-five officers from 62 nations visited the Kansas statehouse Friday. The soldiers are currently studying for a year at Fort Leavenworth's Command and General Staff College.

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Murder Victim's Mom Calls Killer Coward

Posted: 07/18/2008 - The mother and younger sister of Josh Kalina, who was killed outside a topeka Pool Hall in April 2007 lash out at his convicted killer, who was recently sentenced to more than 20 years.

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Kansas Obesity Rate Growing

Posted: 07/18/2008 - The Centers for Disease Control says a survey shows that 27.7 percent of Kansans were obese in 2007, up from 25.9 in 2006. The national rate for last year was 25.6 percent, up from 15.3 percent in 1995.

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Murder Victim's Mom Calls Killer Coward

Posted: 07/18/2008 - The mother and kid sister of a man shot to death outside a Topeka pool hall lash out at his killer during his sentencing in Shawnee County District Court.

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Turnpike Crash Near Wichita Kills One, Injures Two

Posted: 07/18/2008 - A 27 year-old Oklahoma man was killed late Thursday night when the SUV in which he was riding collided with two semis at a Turnpike service station south of Wichita.

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Purse Snatching at Topeka Convenience Store

Posted: 07/18/2008 - Topeka police are looking for the man that robbed a woman last night at a convenience store. It happened at about 11:30 Thursday at the Kwik Shop in the 5600 block of Southwest 21st Street.

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Argument in Front of SRS Building Threatens Violence

Posted: 07/17/2008 - Witnesses say groups arguing in Topeka Thursday afternoon shouted threats that a violent act would be committed Thursday night. Police arrested one male juvenile on gun charges.

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Holton Celebrates on Main Street

Posted: 07/17/2008 - The Jackson County town held a community barbecue and street dance to celebrate Holton's recent designation as a Kansas Main Street City.

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New Manhattan City Pool Delayed

Posted: 07/17/2008 - The Manhattan Mercury reports that commissioners now discovered Manhattan must put this type of project out for bid and select the lowest among those submitted.

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Stormont-Vail Among First in Country to Use Newly-Approved Stent

Posted: 07/17/2008 - The new Xience drug-eluting stent earned FDA approval in early July. Topeka's Stormont-Vail HealthCare was among the first in the country to use it. It's coated with a new drug that reduces the risk the stent will abruptly close and renarrow the artery.

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A Brother and Sister in Arms

Updated: 04/28/2009 - Naerly 88 national guardsmen of the 35th Infantry Division were welcomed home Thursday from a deployment in Kosovo. Two of those soldiers made history while deployed overseas.

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