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Sumner School May Still be Saved

Posted: 06/11/2008 - An effort to redevelop a former school linked to the historic Brown v. Board of Education decision is still alive.

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Man Blames "Brain Freeze" for Salina Crash

Updated: 06/11/2008 - Driver says he was hit by a sharp pain in the head followed by oone in his chest after taking a big gulp from a flavored, frozen drink from sonic, lost control of his car, and hit the front steps of a house

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Police ID Victim in Early Morning Shooting

Updated: 06/11/2008 - Topeka Police say they believe they know who shot the 29 year-old Topekan Wednesday morning, but have not released his name or made an arrest yet. Victim was taken to hospital in critical condition.

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Shawnee Man Tells 'Today' About Nail in Head

Updated: 06/11/2008 - The suburban Kansas city man tells the 'Today"show he didn't know that a nail had been driven deep into his head until a friend spotted it sticking through his cap.

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New Park Gives Kids Fun Place to Go

Updated: 06/10/2008 - Chesney Park is opening a new skate park with an area to also play soccer. Community members hope the new space will give kids something productive to do when the weather's nice.

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Community First Buys More Time To Seek Sumner

Posted: 06/10/2008 - Sandra Lassiter and Community First will likely get a new 60-day contract to seek funds to purchase the Sumner school. She plans on turning the historic building into a new private school.

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Boil Water Advisory Issued for City of La Cygne

Posted: 06/10/2008 - KDHE is advising residents to boil water because the city's water tower and distribution system loss pressure, which makes it possible for contaminants to enter the system.

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Kansas National Guard Units Train on Fort Riley

Posted: 06/10/2008 - The live-fire exercise will be held Saturday, June 14 and may cause noise and vibration to be heard and felt in the nearby towns of Keats, Ogden and Manhattan.

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Medical Responders Able to Revive Toddler

Near Drowning

Updated: 06/11/2008 - Topeka Fire officials and AMR were able to revive a two and a half year old boy after he almost drowned in a pool Tuesday afternoon.

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Rollover Accident Slows Rush Hour Traffic

Updated: 06/10/2008 - Topeka Police say at about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday a vehicle driven by Vincent Cook was traveling west on I-470 near the 21st street overpass when it was struck from behind by Christine Nieman in a blue oldsmobile.

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Stream Advisory Issued for Middle Emma Creek in Harvey County

Posted: 06/10/2008 - The advisory applies to Middle Emma Creek in Harvey County. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment found that waste from Sunglo Feeds caused a release of poor quality effluent into the creek, cuasing fish kill.

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Phill Kline Seeks Johnson County Re-election

Posted: 06/10/2008 - Phill Kline filed for district attorney race in Johnson County. He is seeking a full term after finishing Paul Morrison's term. Kline replaced Morrison following the 2006 Attorney General election. Kline plans to continue his anti-abortion battle.

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Thornburgh Concludes Candidate Filing Period

Posted: 06/10/2008 - The filing to run for office in the primary elections is over. Kansas Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh officially concluded the filing period at noon Tuesday, June 10.

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Shawnee County Sheriff's Vehicles Get New Decals

Posted: 06/10/2008 - The agency vehicle's are in the process of changing their look, with a little help from Sheriff Deputies. The vehicles are getting new stripes in a different color and a new pattern of lettering down the side of the vehicles.

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Swim Lessons at Gage Park

Posted: 06/10/2008 - A two week course in swimming is being put on by the Topeka Parks and Recreation Department. Children ages 4-12 are splashing and swimming as they learn.

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Four Incumbents Giving Up Seats on Kansas School Board

Posted: 06/10/2008 - Four incumbents are not seeking re-election this year to the State Board of Education. That creates the possibility of another shift in power between conservative Republicans and a coalition of moderate Republicans and Democrats.

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Third Man Arrested in Stabbing of 12 Year Old

Posted: 06/10/2008 - Topeka Police arrested a third suspect Monday in the stabbing of a 12-year-old that occurred on June 6. Angelo Miguel Martinez, 23, Topeka, was arrested and booked into the Shawnee County Department of Corrections on a charge of aggravated battery.

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Fort Leavenworth's Next Class Graduating

Posted: 06/10/2008 - Nearly 800 military officers from the United States and around the world will graduate this week from Fort Leavenworth's Command and General Staff College.

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Names Released in Lawrence Double Homicide

Posted: 06/10/2008 - The 16 year-old suspect is Kellam Jones of Lawrence. He is facing two counts of felony first-degree murder after a shooting during what police describe as a robbery.

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Shootout in Western Kansas Kills One

Posted: 06/10/2008 - Police believe the suspect entered a rural farmhouse late Monday night armed with a shotgun and opened fire, prompting another man to fire back with a handgun.

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