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Central Kansas Bank to House Drovers Museum

Posted: 10/05/2008 - A central Kansas bank that financed people who moved cattle from Texas to Kansas more than 120 years ago will be the home to a museum honoring the drovers.

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Two Dead After Train Rams Car in SE Kansas

Posted: 10/05/2008 - Sheriff Craig Murphy said the pair died Saturday night after the crash on tracks that cross a driveway on private property northeast of Augusta. The victims' names have not been released.

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Rev Up Your Engines for Family Fun

Updated: 10/04/2008 - Kids had the chance to explore all of their favorite busses and trucks this morning at the fourth annual "Rev Up Your Engines" at Good News Church in Topeka.

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Communities Gather in Race Against Breast Cancer

Updated: 10/10/2008 - Topeka hosted its 17th Annual Race Against Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk Saturday, Oct. 4. Proceeds from the race are used to provide mammography services at no charge to women in Shawnee County and the immediate surrounding counties.

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Topeka Zoo to Offer Fun Club

Posted: 10/04/2008 - The Zoo Education Department will offer a Fun Club in November where kids will be able to read a story, do a fun craft or game and visit with a zoo keeper or animal.

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Topeka Police Investigate Hy-vee Incident Thursday

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Topeka police are investigating an incident at the new Topeka Hyvee store Thursday evening. TPD Sgt. Lance Fey tells 13 News Hyvee managers filed a report indicating a man in army fatigues attempted to grab a woman in the Hyvee parking lot around 7 p.m. Thursday night.

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Annual United Way Fund-raising Drive Kicks Off

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Shawnee County and the Third Judicial District kicked off their fund-raising drive for the United Way in an interesting way Friday. The signature event was the goat milking contest that started at 12:00 p.m.

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Bailout Not a Panacea for Housing Market

Posted: 10/03/2008 - The massive financial bailout passed by Congress and signed by President Bush could help homebuilders and mortgage lenders. But it's unlikely to bring fast relief to anybody trying to buy or sell a house.

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Fort Riley Says Civilians Can't Bring Pit Bulls to Fort

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Fort Riley has changed its policy regarding pit bull dogs or any cross of the breed. The fort says civilians are no longer allowed to bring the dogs to Rex's Bark Park or any event on post.

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Topeka High and Washburn Rural Celebrate Homecoming

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Topeka High School and Washburn Rural celebrate homecoming tonight. Topeka High hosted a parade to help get the students excited for their game, they will be hosting Topeka West.

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K-State Buckles Down on Underage Drinking

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Kansas State University is enforcing new rules when it comes to underage drinking. The university says they will begin notifying parents when their students under the legal drinking age have multiple alcohol or other controlled substance abuse offenses taking place on campus.

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17th Annual Race Against Breast Cancer Saturday

Posted: 10/03/2008 - With National Breast Cancer Awareness Month officially here there is no better time to to help support the fight against the disease. The 17th Annual Race Against Breast Cancer 5k Walk/Run is Saturday, rain or shine. 13's Raechelle Davis will be there.

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US Soldier From Kansas Pleads Guilty in Iraq Killings

Posted: 10/03/2008 - A Kansas soldier has pleaded guilty to charges of being an accessory to murder in the deaths of four Iraqis. Specialist Steven Ribordy of Salina was sentenced to eight months in prison and will also receive a bad conduct discharge from the Army as part of a plea deal. He also agreed to testify against other members of his unit.

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Topeka City Council Meetings May be Taken Off TV to Save

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Deputy mayor and council member Jeff Preisner has introduced a resolution to do away with the broadcasts that have been carried on cable TV for many years. Topeka City Council members will discuss the proposal next week.

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Festival of Speed in Topeka

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Heartland Park Topeka's first Festival of Speed activities began Friday afternoon with the parade of champions.

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Shawnee Co. DA Candidates Debate

Posted: 10/03/2008 - The two Shawnee County District Attorney candidates held a debate Friday morning. The Democratic candidate Chad Taylor and the Republican candidate Eric Rucker met at Brewster Place Retirement home to discuss issues that are important to them.

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Army to Roll Out Stability Manual Monday

Posted: 10/03/2008 - After 11 months of development, the Army is preparing to release its new manual for how it will conduct stability operations overseas.

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Kansas State Professor: Foreign Policy Still Key

Posted: 10/03/2008 - A Kansas State University political science professor says that foreign policy issues regarding counterterrorism and Iran will remain a challenge for the next president's administration.

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Son Facing Charges in Death of Father, 85

Posted: 10/03/2008 - A western Kansas man has been returned to the state to face a first-degree murder charge in the death of his 85-year-old father.

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Kansas Pension Fund Safe Despite Stock Plunges

Posted: 10/03/2008 - A spokeswoman for the Kansas Public Employee Retirement system tells a Lawrence newspaper that the system had relatively limited exposure to some of the big-name financial stocks that suffered huge losses.

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Salina Soldier Pleads Guilty to Murder in Iraq

Posted: 10/03/2008 - A U.S. soldier pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of accessory to murder and was sentenced to eight months in prison for his role in the killing of four Iraqi prisoners who were bound, blindfolded, shot and dumped in a canal.

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