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Missouri Lawmakers Want Tougher Exotic Animal Laws

Posted: 08/06/2008 - Missouri state legislators have proposed tighter exotic animal laws in the past and will work to get them passed after two tiger attacks this week. A 16-year-old was critically injured Monday, and a 26-year-old had part of his leg amputated.

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People Flock To Fresh Veggies

Posted: 08/06/2008 - People headed downtown to celebrate Farmers' Market Month and grab a nutritious snack. Kansas Secretary of Agriculture, Adrian Polansky, took part in the event.

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Fort Riley Soldier Found Dead in Apartment

Updated: 08/06/2008 - Officers found a 41 year old Junction City resident, who was also a Fort Riley soldier, dead in an apartment on Valley View Drive early Wednesday morning.

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Kline's Loss Casts Shadow over Clinic Case

Updated: 08/06/2008 - Planned Parenthood's CEO predicts the new Johnson County DA will conclude the Overland Park clinic did nothing wrong. Current DA Phill Kline filed 107 charges against the clinic. However, he lost in Tuesday's primary election.

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Fort Riley Soldiers Returning Home

Posted: 08/06/2008 - Ft. Riley expects 60 soldiers with its 2nd Heavy Truck Platoon, 2nd Transportation Company to return from Kuwait Wednesday night.

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Morning Storms Cause Trouble in Emporia

Posted: 08/06/2008 - An early morning storm system downed trees and power lines and stranded drivers in Emporia. Emporia Police say at least 11 vehicles were trapped by flash floods.

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Bidding Starts Anew for $35B Air Force Tanker Deal

Posted: 08/06/2008 - The Penatgon has issued a revised request for proposals for a new fleet of refueling tankers. It's expected to be a second round of bidding between Boeing and Northrop Grumman, which was initially awarded the contract.

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Nebraska Collision Kills Louisiana Man, Kansas Man

Updated: 08/06/2008 - Julius Kosgei of Concorida, Kansas and George Muta of Lake Charles, Louisiana died Monday when their car collided with a semitrailer at the intersection of U.S. 81 and Nebraska Hwy. 91.

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Elections Commissioner: Shawnee Co. Results Unchanged

Updated: 08/08/2008 - Shawnee Co. Election Commissioner Elizabeth Ensley says more than 4000 votes from 40 precincts cast on optical scan equipment were not reflected in results given at the end of Tuesday night. However, a review did not change who won and who lost in any local race.

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3rd Annual Bulge The Bus A Success

Updated: 04/28/2009 - 9.45 Country, 580 WIBW Radio and WIBW-TV & Channels are joining forces on this Wednesday to BULGE THE BUS!

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Two Men Arrested for Morning Hit and Run, Chase

Updated: 08/06/2008 - Topeka Police arrested two men in a vehicle they believe hit a boy in North Topeka, then led them on a chase to the central part of town. The boy hit suffered minor injuries. Police believe the vehicle had been stolen.

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Sinkhole Shuts Down Part of SW 6th

Updated: 08/06/2008 - The 4100 block of SW 6th St., near Gage Park, is closed due to a storm sewer collapse. City officials say the line will have to be replaced and expect the street to be closed thru Aug. 22nd.

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Topeka Car Theft Leads to Police Chase

Updated: 08/06/2008 - A man is in jail after a short police chase early Wednesday morning. It happened in the 3400 block of Oakley at about 2:45am. Authorities say it all started when 19-year-old Dustin Robinson asked a man for a ride to Wal-Mart.

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Lynn Jenkins Narrowly Ends Ryun's Political Comeback

Updated: 08/06/2008 - State Treasurer Lynn Jenkins ended former Rep. Jim Ryun's comeback effort, but just barely. Unofficial results showed Jenkins winning yesterday's GOP primary 51 percent to 49% or only 1,007 votes out of 63,473 cast.

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Incumbent Dem. Loses Governor's Support, Seat

Posted: 08/05/2008 - Democratic State Senator Mark Gilstrap lost his 5th District seat Tuesday night after losing Gov. Sebelius's support by often voting against many Democratic legislative proposals.

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Conservatives Leading in Half of Contested Races

Updated: 08/05/2008 - With several incumbents deciding against re-election, conservative candidates are looking to make inroads in regaining control of the State Board of Education.

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Conservatives Leading Half of School Board Races

Posted: 08/05/2008 - The conservatives in the kansas Republican are again hoping to make inroads into the state School Board, holding on to leads in the half of the contested races Tuesday night.

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Kline Loses Johnson Co. DA Primary

Posted: 08/05/2008 - Former Attorney General loses bid to hold the Johnson Co. District Attorney's seat he has held since former Attorney General Paul Morrison defeated him in 2006

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Slattery, Roberts Look Ahead to November

Updated: 08/05/2008 - As anticipated, former Congressman Jim Slattery will move on to face Republican incumbent Pat Roberts in the U.S. Senate race.

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Incumbent Hecht Defeated in D.A. Primary

Updated: 08/05/2008 - Shawnee Co. District Attorney Robert Hecht's quest for a third term was stopped in the Republican primary by Eric Rucker. Chad Taylor defeated Jerry Berger in the Democratic primary.

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Ryun/Jenkins Too Close to Call

Updated: 08/06/2008 - District 2 Republican Congressional primary between State Treasurer Lynn Jenkins and former Congressman Jim Ryun goes down to the wire.

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Fort Riley Marina Set to Open

Posted: 08/05/2008 - The grand opening for the Fort Riley Marina will be Saturday, Aug. 9 near Milford Lake.

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