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Kansas Man Dies Trying to Rescue 8 People

Posted: 09/15/2008 - A 47-year-old man who died trying to save 8 people from a rain-swollen river in southern Kansas is being remembered as a popular guy who always tried to help others.

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Chicago seeks aid after worst rain in at least 137 years

Posted: 09/14/2008 - Chicago authorities asked Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich to issue a disaster declaration after rainfall Saturday in the Windy City broke a single-day record that had stood for more than two decades.

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Gun Shots Fired

Posted: 09/14/2008 - Several calls made to 9-1-1 Sunday night after gun shots were heard in a Topeka neighborhood.

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Live Blogging Gives Chiefs Fans New Way To Watch

Posted: 09/14/2008 - WIBW offers a new service -- live game blogging during every Kansas City Chiefs game! We want to give you a new interactive way to check out Kansas City football!

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Man Shot; Not Giving Details To Police

Updated: 09/14/2008 - Topeka police are reporting that a victim of a gunshot wound to his leg arrived at Stormont Vail Hospital Saturday evening.

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Nine People Rescued From Kansas River

Updated: 09/14/2008 - Five teenagers were in the water, when three firefighters and another person also fell in, needing rescue. At least one person was described as being in critical condition.

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Topeka Start! Heart Walk

Updated: 09/14/2008 - More than 500 people walked Saturday morning in the Topeka Heart Walk.

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Missiles Launch, Career Ends

Posted: 09/13/2008 - A soldier who served in Vietnam in the 1960s and in Iraq this decade called it a career at a missile launch display. Fireworks for the end of a great career.

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Collective Brands Verdict Reduced

Updated: 09/13/2008 - A federal judge in Oregon has reduced a 305-million-dollar verdict against Collective Brands in a trademark infringement case.

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5th Annual MANA de Topeka Awards

Updated: 09/12/2008 - The fifth annual MANA de Topeka honored Latinas who are becoming community leaders at a ceremony Friday night. Our own Stephanie Ramos emceed the event and received a special gift.

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Trial Date Set For Man Charged with Shooting at Whiplash Bar

Posted: 09/12/2008 - James Qualls, the man charged with the murder of Joseph Beier Jr. at the Whiplash Bar in Topeka July 16th has his trial set for November 10th. Qualls turned himself in to authorities July 31st. He is charged with 2nd degree murder.

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Judge Lowers Award in Payless-Adidas Lawsuit

Posted: 09/12/2008 - A judgment against Collective Brands has been reduced by a judge in Oregon according the company. Adidas sued Payless ShoeSource in 2001 claiming copyright infringement for shoes that violated Adidas' trademarked three-stripe logo.

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Hurricane Ike Causes Jump in Gas Prices

Posted: 09/12/2008 - Hurricane Ike is pushing the cost of gasoline higher. Our sister station in Alabama reports some gas stations with prices as high as $5.29/gallon. They say one convenience store chain is asking customers in 11 states, including Alabama, to limit purchases to 10 gallons.

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Governor Proclaims Employer Support of Guard and Reserve Week

Posted: 09/12/2008 - To honor businesses that support employees who are members of the National Guard and Reserve components, Gov. Kathleen Sebelius will sign a proclamation on Monday, Sept. 15 at 1 p.m. in her ceremonial office, naming the week of Sept. 14-20, 2008, as Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Week.

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Health Clinics that Help Under Served Get Help

Posted: 09/12/2008 - A Capital Grant Program will help out ten primary care safety net clinics in Kansas. The clinics will receive funds from the state to improve their facilities, technology and equipment. $700,000 is being appropriated by the 2008 Kansas Legislature to help under-served Kansans get better care.

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Fort Riley Water Sample Tests Positive for E. Coli

Posted: 09/12/2008 - Fort Riley's dining facility is closed after a water sample tested positive for E. Coli bacteria. The sample was taken from the Main Post Dining Facility during routine testing of the Fort Riley water distribution system.

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Westar Energy Helps Kick-off United Way Campaign

Posted: 09/12/2008 - Westar Energy, who donated more than $5,000 last year to United Way, helped kick-off the their annual fund-raising campaign Friday. They hope to surpass last year's total by at least 5% this year.

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