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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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Recalled Chinese Candy Found in Kansas

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Chinese candy, possibly tainted with melamine, has found its way to the Sunflower State. White Rabbit Candy has been recalled by its manufacturer, QFCO Inc., according to the Kansas Department of Agriculture.

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Sebelius: Kansas 'Saudi Arabia of Wind'

Posted: 10/03/2008 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius says Kansas is the "Saudi Arabia of wind.'' And the governor said the state can be proud of leading a ``Made in America'' energy policy that uses homegrown natural resources.

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Lyon County Flooding Caused $25,000 in Damage

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Lyon County expects to foot the entire bill for clean up from last month's flooding. Our radio partner KVOE reports the flooding along the Cottonwood River caused $25,000 in damage. That is below the FEMA threshold of $100,000 required before they assist.

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Juvenille Sentenced for Killing Birds at Emporia Zoo

Posted: 10/02/2008 - A juvenile was sentenced today for killing birds at the Emporia Zoo. According to our radio partner KVOE in Emporia, 13-year-old Angel Rodriguez will spend 30 days in juvenile custody then two years on probation. Sentencing for two other boys who have pleaded no contest in the case is set for October 23rd.

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Man Pleads Guilty to Race Crimes

Posted: 10/02/2008 - A man who pleaded guilty to tying up and urinating on a man because of his race received probation Thursday. 19-year-old Isaac Clark of Blue Rapids admitted to trying to drive the black high school student out of Waterville because of his race. Two other defendants will be sentenced later this month.

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Wichita Man Jailed in Deaths of Mother, Daughter

Posted: 10/02/2008 - A 54-year old man is behind bars in Wichita for hitting and killing a 4-year old and her mother outside a school Wednesday afternoon. The man is behing held for murder and driving under the influence.

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Auburn Community Fair Celebrates 99 Years

Posted: 10/02/2008 - The Auburn Community Fair is celebrating 99 years of tradition this weekend. The fair continues Friday and Saturday. Events are held at various locations in the area including Auburn Methodist Church, Auburn Christian Church, and the Auburn Fire Dept.

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