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Enchilada Sauce Recall

Posted: 10/09/2008 - McCormick and company announced today a voluntary recall of its Enchilada Sauce mix. The company says it contains undeclared milk ingredients. McCormick is warning that people who have allergies to milk run the risk of "serious or life threatening" allergic reactions if they consume this product.

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Kansas Woman Asks Neb. Court to Dismiss Case

Posted: 10/09/2008 - The attorney for Westboro Baptist Church leader Shirley Phelps-Roper wants a Nebraska judge to dismiss the charges against her.Authorities say Phelps-Roper let her 10-year-old son stand on an American flag at the funeral of a National Guardsman.

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Kansans Getting Grants for Housing

Posted: 10/09/2008 - Hundreds of Kansas families get help finding housing or keeping their homes. That's thanks to over 97-thousand dollars in housing counseling grants from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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Blind Football Player Inspires, Hits Hard

Updated: 10/10/2008 - Charlie Wilks is the hardest-hitting football player on the Emporia Middle School team. he also happens to be a major inspiration. He lost his sight after a brain tumor...he's blind.

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Indecent Liberties with Child Trial Set

Updated: 10/09/2008 - A supervisor at the VA Revenue Center is going to trial on indecent liberties with a child charges. Nick Bales today had his trial date set for February 16th.

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Pink Ribbon Tour Comes Through Topeka Thursday

Posted: 10/09/2008 - The "Guardians of the Ribbon Tour" came through Topeka Thursday to promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The crew is traveling to 33 cities around the U.S. in a pink fire truck pulling a pink trailer, calling attention to the fight against breast cancer.

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Washburn University Kicks Off Homecoming Week With Visitor

Posted: 10/09/2008 - Washburn University kicked off its homecoming week with a very special visitor Thursday. Retired Navy Captain William Marshall, of Colorado Springs, was at the university Thursday for a breakfast lecture presenting the "Challenger Learning Centers" program.

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Netherland Found "Not Guilty"

Updated: 10/14/2008 - Topeka's nearly 20 year old "cold case" of Karen Estes murder remains unsolved with the jury decision this afternoon.

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Father of Slain Teen's Unborn Child on Trial

Posted: 10/09/2008 - Elgin "Ray Ray'' Robinson Jr. could face the death penalty if convicted of killing Chelsea Brooks, who was nine months pregnant when she died in June 2006. Robinson denies that he arranged Chelsea's killing.

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Topeka Fire Causes $120,000 Damage

Posted: 10/08/2008 - Topeka firefighters were called to the house at 2500 James Court at about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday. The residents were not in the house at the time of the fire. No injuries were reported. About $120,000 damage was caused by the blaze.

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Fire Causes $2,000 Damage; Under Investigation

Updated: 10/08/2008 - Topeka Fire Department reports a fire just before 6:00 p.m. caused about $2,000 damage to a house at 613 SW 6th Ave. They say the cause is undetermined and is still under investigation.

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Jeff West Wins Milk and Money

Posted: 10/08/2008 - Jefferson West High School wins a $1,000 grant, along with a thousand dollars from Adidas. The school also gets free chocolate milk for all - provided by Anderson-Erickson. A boys basketball player submitted a photo of the team re-fueling and re-hydrating with chocolate milk.

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Police Say Alcohol Factor in Fatal Lawrence Crash

Posted: 10/08/2008 - Lawrence police say alcohol was a factor in a crash that killed a University of Kansas student early last Thursday morning. Police say 26-year-old Neil Hockenbarger was driving recklessly and too fast for conditions, and was under the influence of alcohol.

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International Walk-to-School Day Celebrated in Topeka

Posted: 10/08/2008 - Scott Magnet School held a walk-home activity this afternoon. The school started with an assembly to discuss safe pedestrian habits with the kids. Then volunteers walked with groups of kids a few blocks from the school to demonstrate how they should behave.

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Weekend Robbery Suspect Search

Posted: 10/08/2008 - Topeka Police ask for the public's help finding a suspect from a robbery that happened this weekend. The suspect is described as a Hispanic man with a cross tattoo high on his left forearm. The tattoo is about four inches long.

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65-year-old Theft "Forgiven"

Posted: 10/08/2008 - The Abilene City Commission received a letter from a man named Bob asking to be forgiven for taking a 35-cent toy in 1943 or 44.

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Speed Traps to Target Highway 24

Posted: 10/08/2008 - Starting next Monday, law enforcement officers will be beefing up their radars to catch speeders, especially between Wamego and Manhattan according to the Manhattan Mercury.

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Chapman Teen Dies in Car Wreck

Posted: 10/08/2008 - 18-year-old Rebecca Ann Corbitt of Chapman was eastbound on old Highway 40 just west of abilene shortly after eight this morning. She was driving a 1995 Dodge pick-up truck.

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Kansas Man Sentenced to Life

Posted: 10/08/2008 - A Kansas man sentenced to life in prison for murdering his 14-year-old sister nearly ten years ago is free again.

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