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State Embargoes Wheat as Precautionary Measure

Posted: 06/24/2008 - The Kansas Department of Agriculture is embargoing some winter wheat so crops can be tested to make sure they don't have too much pesticide residue.

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Executive Order to Support Kansas' Women-Owned Businesses

Posted: 06/24/2008 - Governor Kathleen Sebelius Tuesday signed an executive order that will support small, minority and women-owned businesses in the state of Kansas by offering more opportunities to be certified.

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Three Finalists for District Court Judge

Posted: 06/24/2008 - Three finalists announced for Shawnee County District Court Judge. New judge will replace retiring Judge Thomas Conklin. Governor Sebelius has thirty days to decide between the three.

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Fort Riley Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

Posted: 06/24/2008 - The Department of Defense announced Tuesday the death of four soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom, one of whom was a Fort Riley soldier. They died June 21 in Kandahar City, Afghanistan.

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Train Derails in Lyon County

Posted: 06/24/2008 - A train derailed near Neosho Rapids in Lyon County Tuesday afternoon. More than a dozen cars are involved. Officials say there is no health risk from the incident.

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Some Kansas Wheat Embargoed for Pesticide Testing

Posted: 06/24/2008 - The Kansas Dept. of Agriculture says some farmers improperly applied a certain toxic fungicide before harvest on more than 7500 acres of winter wheat in 15 counties. The wheat is being embargoed as a precaution pending further testing.

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Train Derails in Lyon County

Updated: 06/24/2008 - Black tankers spill off the tracks in Neosho Rapids Tuesday afternoon, bringing out emergency responders and a HazMat team. Officials say the derailment does not pose a threat to residents.

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Plane Crash in Leavenworth Co. Kills Two

Updated: 06/24/2008 - A plane which reportedly departed from a Kansas City Missouri airport crashed in a field in Leavenworth County Tuesday morning. The two victims were reportedly the only ones in the plane at the time.

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Lawrence finalist for ESPN's 'Titletown USA'

Updated: 06/24/2008 - After KU's NCAA Men's Basketball Championship and a win in the Orange Bowl, Lawrence squares off against other top sports cities in America to be named the nation's top championship city.

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Governor Sebelius Raises Lightning Awareness

Posted: 06/24/2008 - Governor Sebelius wants you to be aware of severe weather and has declared this week as lightning awareness week in Kansas. The proclamation is an effort to raise awareness of the dangers from summer thunderstorms and lightning strikes.

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Lawrence to Fight Aphids with Ladybugs

Posted: 06/24/2008 - About 18,000 ladybugs are being released in Lawrence this week to feast on aphids in city-owned flower beds and planters.

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Topeka Man Arrives at Hospital Shot

Posted: 06/24/2008 - Twenty year-old victim arrived at a Topeka hospital with what were considered non-life threatening injuries. Police continue to search for the two men in relation to the shooting.

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Another Vehicle Involved in Fatal Accident that Killed 1, Injured 4

Posted: 06/23/2008 - A Kansas community is mourning the death of Jace Ross, 15, who died in a car accident Friday night. Four other teens in the same accident were life flighted to Wichita. Deputies say another vehicle may have been involved in the accident.

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BBB Warns of DTV Converter Box Scam

Posted: 06/23/2008 - The Better Business Bureau says a company called Universal TechTronics is peddling "free" digital TV converter boxes. However, it requires purchase of a warranty and adds fees totalling $100. At a store using a government coupon, the BBB says you'd pay around $20.

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Scam Alert: Techtronics Fraud Ad

Posted: 06/23/2008 - The Better Business Bureau says an Ohio-based company called Universal Techtronics is running ads promising free television channels, services and digital converter boxes.

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Opening Arguments Set in Death of Teen Hunter

Posted: 06/23/2008 - Jury selection wrapped up Monday in the trial for Theron Thomas Kent, accused in the December shooting death of Beau Arndt. Opening arguments will begin at 9 am Tuesday.

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Boccia Ball Inspires Topekan

Posted: 06/23/2008 - Jason McMillen says the desire to win a national championship in boccia ball is what keeps him in the sport. But with his spirit, don't discount his relationship with his coach, as well as the great feeling he gets from accomplishing his goals as the true reasons.

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Topeka Attorney Arrested in Memphis

Posted: 06/23/2008 - 41-year old Bryan Smith was arrested Sunday at the Memphis airport on charges of public intoxication, vandalism and disorderly conduct. The police report says he was taken into custody for his own safety.

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Kansas Spring Crops Thriving Amid Rain

Posted: 06/23/2008 - Spring-planted crops are thriving with the rain and heat, but the winter wheat harvest is behind. Just six percent is harvested in Kansas, compared to the 36 percent that would normally have been cut by this late in the season.

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Lawsuit over Johnson County DA Office Firings Resolved

Posted: 06/23/2008 - Seven former attorneys and an investigator in the Johnson County District Attorney's office reached a settlement with DA Phill Kline. The workers were fired when Kline took office. Kline's office agrees not to sue them in exchange for them dropping their lawsuit.

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