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Bras Across the Kaw Awareness Campaign

Posted: 10/17/2008 - With Breast Cancer Awareness Month in full swing the community is pitching in to help fight the disease. More than 800 brassieres were strung across the North Lawrence River Bridge Friday, all part of the "Bras Across the Kaw Awareness Campaign."

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United Way Big Step Towards Six Million Goal

Posted: 10/17/2008 - The United Way of greater Topeka is a big step toward its six million dollar fundraising goal, thanks to employees of Hill's Pet Nutrition. Hill's set a personal business goal of one million dollars and certainly rose to the occasion.

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Ottawa Teacher Accused of Sexual Relations with Student

Posted: 10/17/2008 - A former Central Heights High School teacher is accused of unlawful sexual relations with a student. Bryce Mulkey, 27, was arrested Thursday in Franklin County, following an investigation into his actions with a 17-year-old student at Central Heights...

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Kansas Woman Pleads No Contest to Helping Contender Escape

Posted: 10/17/2008 - A woman pleaded no contest Friday to charges she helped a sexual predator escape from Larned State Hospital. Colean McCoy, 55, of Great Bend, was charged in the August 5th escape of 50-year-old Perry Isley, from the hospital's sexual predator treatment program.

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Body Found In River Is Missing Man Of Topeka

Updated: 10/19/2008 - The body found in the Kansas River has been identified as that of a man reported missing last month. The body is that of 31-year-old Jason Michael McNaughton of Topeka.

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Blogtoberfest at WIBW

Posted: 10/17/2008 - A loyal group of WIBW viewers took an opportunity to meet each other face to face on Friday.

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Sebelius Appoints Five to Encourage Volunteerism in Kansas

Posted: 10/17/2008 - Governor Sebelius has appointed Thomas Bishop, Holton; Brenda Bowers, Abilene; Rodney Buchele, Garden City; Gary Emry, Fort Scott; and William Swinney, Topeka, to the Kansas Volunteer Commission.

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Speedway Chief: Smoking Ban Could Nix Kan. Casino

Posted: 10/17/2008 - Kansas Speedway's chief executive officer suggests a smoking ban in Wyandotte County might prevent construction of a new state-owned casino in Kansas City, Kan.

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Rep. Moore, Jordan Spar Over Financial Turmoil

Updated: 02/16/2009 - Challenger Nick Jordan contends Moore, a member of the House Financial Services Committee, had a key role in causing that turmoil. Moore is seeking his fifth term in the 3rd District, in the Kansas City area.

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Grain Cars Slip off Tracks in Scranton

Posted: 10/16/2008 - A pair of grain cars slid off a damaged side track in Scranton Wednesday night. Authorities say they never tipped or spilled. Rail traffic also was not disrupted.

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Music Aids Cancer Recovery

Posted: 10/16/2008 - The Cotton-O'Neil Cancer Center features weekly piano-playing volunteers to give cancer patients and their families a lift.

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Statehouse Hosts Display Honoring African-Americans

Posted: 10/16/2008 - "From Freedom's Shadow African Americans and the United States Capitol" is the title of the traveling exhibit. It tells how both free and enslaved blacks help construct the US Capitol building.

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Keep the Lights on After School

Updated: 10/17/2008 - Community First held its first-ever "Lights on After School" rally Thursday at Abbott Community Center.

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USD 501 Board Meets at McEachron

Posted: 10/16/2008 - It's part of the board's continuing efforts to get a first-hand look at the district's facilities. Possible changes to the district's english language learners program were up for discussion.

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KSU President Search in Full Swing

Posted: 10/16/2008 - At Thursday's Board of Regents meeting Search Committee Chair Nelson Galle told members they've launched national advertising to find a successor to current President Jon Wefald.

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Topekans Discuss Racial Profiling

Posted: 10/16/2008 - Law Enforcement officials sat down with members of the community on Thursday night to discuss racial profiling. Things got very passionate.

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Shawnee Co Commison Meetings Air on Topeka's City 4

Posted: 10/16/2008 - Under an agreement with the City of Topeka's communications staff , Thursday morning's commission meeting was recorded and it aired at 7 p.m. Thursday on Topeka's City Four government access channel.

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Shawnee County Commission Candidates Debate

Updated: 10/16/2008 - A current Shawnee County Commissioner is battling a former colleague to keep his seat. Incumbent Democrat Ted Ensley and Republican Challenger Mike Meier debated the issues Thursday at Avondale East Elementary.

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AG Six Weighs in on Tiller Charges

Posted: 10/16/2008 - He doesn't like how it was handled, but that doesn't mean the case should be thrown out. Those comments in a written statement from Attorney General Steven Six, arguing against dismissal of charges against Doctor George Tiller.

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Lawrence Cat Death Investigations Continue

Posted: 10/16/2008 - The cat's remains were found last friday near Eighth and Monterey way. It was the third reported cat death in Lawrence over the last four weeks sparking concerns someone might be abusing the animals.

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Hearing Set for Stabbing Death Suspect

Posted: 10/16/2008 - Thursday a Shawnee County judge set an October 23rd motions hearing in the case of Darwin David Law. Law is charged with voluntary manslaughter for the September stabbing death of 45-year old Jon Chiselom.

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