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Blue Cross Going Tobacco-Free This Summer

Posted: 06/17/2008 - Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas announced a new tobacco-free policy Monday, June 16. The new policy will ban smoking on company property effective July 1, 2008.

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Manhattan Roadway to Partially Close During Clean Up

Posted: 06/17/2008 - On Wednesday, June 18, sections of Amherst Avenue in Manhattan will be closed to facilitate the removal of large tree limbs and as a safety precaution, starting at 6:30 a.m.

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Community First Contract Will Wait

Posted: 06/17/2008 - The City Council was expected to approve a new 60-day contract with Community First on Tuesday night. It did not happen, for two main reasons. The contract has not been signed by Community First (it is under review) and not enough council members made it to the meeting.

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Manhattan Curbside Debris Pickup

Posted: 06/17/2008 - Manhattan City crews picking up debris and tree limbs downed by last week's tornado. Debris must be moved curbside to be picked up. Destroyed structure removal must still be privately arranged. Financial help is being offered.

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State Resources Available to Tornado Victims

Posted: 06/17/2008 - Kansas Army National Guard Emergency Management is uniting several government agencies to bring relief to victims of the June 11 tornadoes.

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Road To White House May Go Through Michigan

Posted: 06/17/2008 - Battleground state Michigan could be the key to the White House for both parties, but it is especially true for the Democrats, who haven't won the Presidency without Michigan in 50 years.

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Gore Blasts Bush, Praises Obama

Posted: 06/17/2008 - Former Vice President Al Gore has lashed out against President Bush, and praised the man he has endorsed, Barack Obama. Gore compared Obama to JFK.

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GI Dead in Riley Co. Crash After Chase

Posted: 06/17/2008 - Private Gary Guerra Jr. died in the Monday night crash in Manhattan and a 22-year-old passenger in the vehicle was released after hospital treatment.

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Children Playing T Ball

Posted: 06/17/2008 - The Ken Berry Fields are full with baseball games including T ball for the little ones.

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Charges Loom for Mom of Baby Found in Trash Can

Posted: 06/17/2008 - Eighteen year-old initially claimed her 6 week-old baby was abducted from her home, but the claim proved to be unfounded and the child was found alive in a nearby trash can.

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Groundbreaking at New Leavenworth Prison

Updated: 06/17/2008 - When new minimum and medium security prison opens in 2010 it will house up to 500 more inmates and create about 200 more military and civilian jobs.

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Cowboy Boot Exhibit Shows Off KS Western Heritage

Updated: 06/17/2008 - The Great Overland Station honors the rich railroad tradition in Kansas. It's a tradition that helped spark the state's powerful western heritage. That's why the annual fund-raising gala has a western theme this year. So it wasn't hard to pick an art exhibit when...well, the boot fits.

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Former Kansas Rep. Jim Ryun Going Up with TV Ads

Updated: 07/02/2008 - Ryun's campaign ads will begin running Tuesday, June 17 in the Topeka TV market. Ryun is up against state treasurer Lynn Jenkins for the Republican slot on the second district congressional ticket.

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Heartland Visioning Goes Grass Roots

Updated: 11/03/2009 - More than 270 people attended the latest Heartland Visioning meeting. It brought out many people, because after all, the whole process is about the people, not elected officials. They don't want others deciding the future of their city for them.

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I-70 Ramp Re-Opens

Posted: 06/16/2008 - 13 News is on your side with a road repair update.

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Chapman Schools Will Start in Fall, and You Can Help

Posted: 06/16/2008 - The tornado of June 11th may have destroyed the schools in Chapman but it certainly didn't destroy their spirit. Classes will begin in the fall, in temporary settings of course.

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