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KCK Raises Minimum Wage to Federal Levels

Posted: 07/25/2008 - Wyandotte Co. and Kansas City, Kansas, approve measure that raises the minimum wage from the state rate of $2.65 an hour, the lowest of states that have a minimum wage, to the federal level of $6.55.

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Accident Sends One Person to Hospital

Updated: 07/25/2008 - One person was taken to the hospital after an early morning accident. Topeka police say it happened at about 12:15 am Friday morning at 29th St. and Tutberry Town Rd.

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Kansas Gambling Landscape Changes

Posted: 07/24/2008 - A state board is preparing to pick developers for state-owned casinos among a slumping economy and competition from other states. State industry officials say they aren't alarmed.

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Deals Made in Case Involving Unrecognized Tribe

Posted: 07/24/2008 - Many members of a Kansas group claiming to be an American Indian tribe are making deals with prosecutors. They're accused of defrauding legal and illegal immigrants by claiming tribal membership conferred U.S. citizenship.

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Jordan Outraises Moore in 3rd District House Race

Posted: 07/24/2008 - GOP State Senator Nick Jordan outpaced the incumbent in fundraising for his Congressional bid over the latest reporting period. Jordan is trying to unseat Democrat Dennis Moore, who still holds a wide lead in cash on hand.

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KU and K-State Team Up on Cancer Research

Posted: 07/24/2008 - University of Kansas Chancellor Robert Hemenway was guest speaker at the Manhattan Rotary Club Thursday. He talked about the great partnership between KU and K-State when it comes to cancer research.

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Shawnee County 4H Crowns Royalty

Posted: 07/24/2008 - Samantha Belsan and JaVon Martin were crowned Shawnee County 4H queen and king in a ceremony Thursday night. They were selected from 20 applicants for their leadership ability and dedication to 4H.

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Trial Set for Manslaughter Case

Posted: 07/24/2008 - A woman charged with involuntary manslaughter in the death of a child will go to trial in November.

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Two Lifeguards Walk Off The Job After Stink At Lake Shawnee

Updated: 07/25/2008 - Two lifeguards from Shawnee Lake swimming area are no longer working for Shawnee County after an incident Tuesday. It has to do with the discovery of human feces in the water at Lake Shawnee swimming beach.

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Bombs Found Behind Salina Business

Posted: 07/24/2008 - A Salina landscaper discovered two 500-pound bombs behind a business. The 774th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company at Fort Riley responded and found the devices were training bombs.

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Military Policemen Returning from Iraq

Posted: 07/24/2008 - About 150 Fort Riley Soldiers are coming back to Kansas this weekend (July 26-27) after a 15-month deployment to Iraq.

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Casino Board Meets with Consultants

Posted: 07/24/2008 - Board that picks casino developers is in middle of two-days of meeting with consultants discussing revenue projections for state-owned casinos. Board is considering proposals for casinos in Sumner and Cherokee counties. They will vote next month on who gets the contracts.

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Kids Paint Mural at Washburn

Posted: 07/24/2008 - Some Topeka-area kids are using their imaginations to create a piece of art on the Washburn University campus.

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Abducted Baby Found, Suspect Still Sought

Updated: 07/24/2008 - Police have found the baby safe and unharmed at a residence in the 3200 block of SE Humboldt. Police continue to search for the suspect, identified as Ivan Carlando Jackson by officer on the scene.

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Military Policemen Returning from Iraq

Posted: 07/24/2008 - About 150 soldiers from the 116th Military Police Company will return to Kansas this weekend after a fifteen month tour in Iraq. Around 3,000 Fort Riley soldiers are still deployed.

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Home Shows Tune into Greensburg

Posted: 07/24/2008 - Six-part reality series on TLC begins August 23rd, will follow six families as they prepare to move into new homes with help from two experts from Trading Spaces

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Jenkins' Babe Comment Fires Controversy

Posted: 07/24/2008 - Treas. Lynn Jenkins refers to Ryun as "babe" during debate while defending her votes for tax increases by blaming federal mandates passed while Ryun was in Congress. Ryun camp calls remark childish. Jenkins campaign says it was an accident.

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