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Bush to Mark Sept. 11 With Moment of Silence

Posted: 09/11/2008 - President Bush is observing the seventh anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Thursday at a time when he's having to dispatch more U.S. troops to fight rising violence in Afghanistan, the launch site for al-Qaida's assault on America.

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'Dagger' Brigade Deployment Ceremony Scheduled

Posted: 09/10/2008 - More than 3,700 Soldiers of 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, are scheduled to deploy to Iraq in October. A ceremony will be held the end of September.

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Wheaton Man Arrested for Making Drugs

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Two northeast Kansas Sheriff's Offices teamed up to bust a drug operation. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office assisted the Marshall County Sheriff's Office Tuesday execute a search warrant at a home in Wheaton, Kan.

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Roadrunners Donate Teddy Bears

Posted: 09/10/2008 - The Topeka roadrunners donated Teddy bears to area firefighters Wednesday afternoon. The bears will be given to children the firefighters serve in stressful situations.

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Anti-Racist Activist Speaks in Topeka

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Tim Wise, a prominent anti-racist activist spoke at the Brown V. Board of Education site today. He said we must talk about our problems or else they just get worse. Wise is the author of the 2007 book "White Like ME: Reflections on a Race from a Privileged Son."

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Topeka Man Sentenced on Drug Charges

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Topeka man sentenced to more than 21 years in prison for selling methamphetamines. He pleaded guilty to five charges in April. His co-defendant will be sentenced later this month on similar charges.

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Lyon County Police Chase Ends With Arrests

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Vehicle ran from Lyon County Sheriff's Deputy near Emporia when he tried to stop the car that was reported stolen. The driver of the car eventually lost control near Olpe and deputies were able to arrest the three people in the car.

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Two Arrested in Connection with Topeka Shooting

Posted: 09/10/2008 - George Anthony, 20, and Dwayne McCoy, 18, were arrested Tuesday after allegedly fleeing the scene of a shooting in the 1400 block of NE Quincy, Topeka.

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Crime is Down in Topeka

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Crime in the Capital City is down 18 percent, however, burglaries are up. Click here to see a break down of each section of the city.

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Man Left Money, Passenger When Fleeing Police

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Authorities say the hispanic male who ran from them during a routine traffic stop Thursday left behind money, drug paraphernalia and a female passenger inside the vehicle he also abandoned.

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Fewer Kan. Schools Fail to Show Adequate Progress

Updated: 09/12/2008 - Fewer Kansas schools failed to show adequate progress this year in improving students' scores on reading and math tests. The percentage of the state's public schools and districts making adequate yearly progress is up from last year's testing cycle.

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Berkshire Tightens Insurance for Bank Deposits

Posted: 09/10/2008 - A Kansas company that's part of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has stopped selling private bank deposit insurance above the amount guaranteed by the federal government.

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Pentagon delays $35B Air Force tanker decision

Posted: 09/10/2008 - The Defense Department has again delayed plans to award a $35 billion contract for Air Force refueling planes, handing a victory to defense contractor Boeing Co. and leaving the politically charged decision for the next president.

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Striking Boeing Workers Welcome Tanker Delay

Posted: 09/10/2008 - The decision to delay the disputed competition on the tanker contract until the next administration was welcomed by striking Boeing Co. machinists in Wichita.

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Fort Riley Investigating Atheist Death Threat

Posted: 09/10/2008 - Fort Riley officials are continuing their investigation into the source of a threatening phone call placed to an atheist soldier who is suing the government over religious freedom.

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