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Landlords Undergo Training

Posted: 10/14/2008 - Landlords and property managers gathered at Safe Streets to learn how to make their properties safer for tenants.

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Man Charged with Teen's Murder

Updated: 10/16/2008 - Deon Ross, 24, has been booked into Shawnee County Jail and charged with first degree murder. He was apprehended Tuesday as a suspect in the murder of 18 year old Alheli Alcantara. Alcantara was found dead behind a Manhattan hotel Sunday morning.

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Kan. Mom Pleads No-Contest to Abandoning Baby

Posted: 10/13/2008 - A 19-year-old McPherson mother pleads no-contest to child abandonment, and prosecutors say she likely will face probation. Prosecutors dropped a charge of child endangerment as part of the plea deal. Harman is scheduled to be sentenced on Dec. 15.

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TPD Officers Remain on Paid Administrative Leave

Posted: 10/13/2008 - The four off-duty officers involved in a shooting incident on Saint Patrick's Day continue to be on paid administrative leave. According to Captain Stanley it is standard procedure to place the officers on paid administrative leave until the criminal investigation is complete.

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Topeka Police Believe Man Committed Suicide at Mount Hope

Posted: 10/13/2008 - Topeka Police say they believe suicide was the cause of death of a body found at Mount Hope Cemetery. They are waiting for confirmation from the coroner's report. Police never believed foul play was a factor in the death.

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Man Accused in 2 Traffic Deaths May Keep License

Posted: 10/13/2008 - A man with four DUI convictions might not permanently lose his license, even if convicted a fifth time for an accident that killed a Wichita woman and her child. He would still have to be caught driving under the influence twice more before his license could be permanently revoked

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Mixed Emotions Surround USD 437 Boundary Proposal

Updated: 10/13/2008 - Students at Wanamaker, Jay Shideler, Auburn, and Indian Hills Elementary Schools could be impacted by the new boundaries being created for the new Farley Elementary School.

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KDHE Working to Find the Source of Two E. Coli Cases

Posted: 10/13/2008 - Two children have died from the disease in the past few days. One was in Seward county, the other in Chase county. The KDHE says the deaths were unrelated and were caused by different E. coli serotypes.

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Governor Sebelius Urges Kansans to Vote

Posted: 10/13/2008 - With election day right around the corner Governor Kathleen Sebelius is urging all Kansans to make their voice heard by getting out and voting Beginning Wednesday, October 15, you can advance vote in person at County Election Offices or designated satellite offices.

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Two Dead in Olathe Accident

Posted: 10/13/2008 - Two people are dead after their car rear-ended an 18-wheeler that had stopped on an Olathe street. Police said 21-year-old Castin Ellis and her 20-year-old passenger Nikolas Musto were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash at 12:45 a.m. Monday morning.

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Shawnee County Commission Meetings to be Televised

Posted: 10/13/2008 - The Shawnee County Commission meetings are one step closer to being televised on city channel four. The commissioners met Monday morning and discussed Deputy Mayor Jeff Preisner's proposal.

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Kansas Commission Reviewing Race Track Licenses

Posted: 10/13/2008 - The Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission is discussing whether to revoke licenses for three now-closed dog and horse racing tracks. Track officials and other interested parties are expected to speak at a hearing Monday.

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Suit Filed Over Little House Museum in Kansas

Posted: 10/13/2008 - A California production firm is suing the Little House on the Prairie museum on the southeast Kansas homestead where Laura Ingalls Wilder once lived.

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Jenkins Raises $640,000 in Kan. 2nd District Race

Posted: 10/13/2008 - Lynn Jenkins says she raised more than $640,000 since July in her bid to win a seat in state's 2nd Congressional District. Jenkins is running against incumbent Democratic Rep. Nancy Boyda, of Topeka. A spokesman says Boyda plans to report her latest fundraising totals when they are due later this week.

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Sebelius Busy Campaigning for Obama

Posted: 10/13/2008 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius says she's working a little more than usual on campaigning for Barack Obama. Sebelius has traveled 15 days outside of Kansas since August 1st on behalf of the Democratic presidential hopeful.

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Shawnee Co. Elementary Students Get Flu Shots

Posted: 10/13/2008 - The Shawnee County Health Agency and USD 345 conducted a flu clinic today at East Indianola Elementary. This clinic is part of a two month, county-wide campaign with the Shawnee County Health Agency and Shawnee County Public Schools.

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Payless to Sell "Green'' Shoe Line

Posted: 10/13/2008 - Payless ShoeSource is going green as it plans to sell a line of ecologically friendly shoes and handbags.

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Gasoline Prices Plummet in Kansas

Posted: 10/13/2008 - In the shadow of the nation's economic meltdown, there is at least one bit of good news for Kansans: Gasoline prices are dropping to levels that haven't been seen in about a year and are well below the national average.

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Boil Order Issued in Pottawatomie County

Updated: 10/13/2008 - A boil order was issued Monday for Pottawatomie County Rural Water District Number Four. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has issued a boil water advisory which pertains primarily to residents north of the city of Belvue.

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