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City Re-offers Property Owners Different Option for Wanamaker Road

Updated: 10/10/2008 - Following Tuesday night's city council meeting and the slew of upset Wanamaker business owners, City of Topeka officials sat down Wednesday to find a plan for the Wanamaker Road construction between Winding Road and 17th Street that would make everyone happy.

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Topeka Police Looking for Robbery Suspects

Posted: 09/17/2008 - Topeka police continue looking for two men who held up a pizza delivery driver at gun point Tuesday. It happened just before 11:30 p.m. in the 1100 block of SE Golden.

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Neodesha Man Charged With Wire Fraud

Posted: 09/17/2008 - A Neodesha man is charged with stealing more than $700,000 from his previous employer. Larry Williams, 49, is accused of unlawfully transferring the money into bank accounts he controlled while working at "Molded Fiber Class Construction Company" in Independence.

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Lawrence Man In Prison for Drug Trafficking

Posted: 09/17/2008 - A Lawrence man will spend almost 20 years in prison for drug trafficking charges. Aharlock Fixico, 29, pleaded guilty last July to 1 count of conspiracy to operate a crack house within a thousand feet of an elementary school in Lawrence, and 4 counts of distributing crack cocaine near the school.

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"Dog Stock" Promoter Faces Fewer Charges

Posted: 09/17/2008 - The promoter for Osage County's "Dog Stock" concert will stand trial on bad check charges but fewer of them. Randall Long, 52, had been facing 18 felony bad check charges, but County Attorney Brandon Jones told 13 News only nine of the alleged victims showed up for Long’s preliminary hearing Wednesday.

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Kroger Announces Sales and Profits Up

Posted: 09/17/2008 - A grocery chain is seeing some big sales increases in their second quarter, but Hurricane Ike may change that. The Wichita Business Journal reports Kroger Company sales are up twelve percent to eighteen point one billion.

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Wichita Eagle Reports Job Cuts

Posted: 09/17/2008 - The Wichita Eagle reports that 16 of its employees have accepted voluntary buyouts and six more will be laid off. In a story posted Tuesday on its web site, the newspaper said the buyouts and layoffs amount to a 6 percent reduction in its work force.

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Internet Conference

Posted: 09/17/2008 - News managers from Nebraska meet at WIBW TV to talk WEB.

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Murder Charges Filed in Kicking Death of Guard

Posted: 09/17/2008 - A Springfield man faces murder charges in the death of a hospital security guard who was kicked in the head last month. Prosecutors on Tuesday filed upgraded charges of second-degree murder and felony murder against 41-year-old Jeffrey Bolden.

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Topeka Chamber of Commerce After-Hours

Posted: 09/16/2008 - The Topeka Chamber of Commerce attended an After-Hours event at the Prairie Band Casino Tuesday Evening. The 13 Sales Team attended the event and captured the sights and sounds.

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Topeka Names New Municipal Court Judge

Posted: 09/16/2008 - Topeka Municipal Court Administrative Judge Steve Ebberts named Lloyd Swartz as the court's new Associate Judge. Swartz replaces Cheryl Rios Kingfisher, who wasn appointed as a Shawnee County District Court judge.

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New Date Set for Highway 24 Work

Posted: 09/16/2008 - Traffic will be reduced to one lane on Highway 24 from the Shawnee/Pottawatomie County line to the western limits of Silver Lake for resurfacing work. The project begins Monday, Sept. 22.

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Cleaning Work Could Spark I-70 Slowdowns

Posted: 09/16/2008 - Crews will clean drains along I-70 between Wanamaker and Fairlawn from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm Wednesday. Traffic will be reduced to one lane. Work should wrap up in a day.

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Wichita Eagle Announces Cuts

Posted: 09/16/2008 - The job cuts are part of national newspaper cuts going on across the nation. 22 people lose their jobs in Wichita.

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Businesses Upset Over Wanamaker Median

Updated: 09/17/2008 - Topeka City Council heard many reasons for -- and against -- construction of a median on Wanamaker Road at the meeting on Tuesday night.

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Bunten, Lassiter Object to "Words"

Posted: 09/16/2008 - Topeka's mayor says his job is not just "ceremonial," while Community First's leader is upset that Sumner School would be sold at "auction."

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Wichita Eagle Cuts 22 jobs

Posted: 09/16/2008 - The Wichita Eagle reports that 16 of its employees have accepted voluntary buyouts and six more will be laid off.

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Missing Girl Found Safe and Unharmed

Updated: 09/16/2008 - Topeka Police report finding missing 16-year-old Channing Allen Tuesday evening. She went missing after an early Monday morning disturbance in the 500 block of SE Swygart.

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No Extra Local Law Enforcement Cost Reported

Posted: 09/16/2008 - 13 News checked with both the Shawnee County Sheriff's Office and the Topeka Police Department on how much the first lady's visit cost them. Both agencies reported no extra cost. They said they were able to complete today's operations with existing staff.

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