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Kansas Governor Announces Transportation Group

Posted: 08/14/2008 - Transportation Secretary Deb Miller has formed a 30-member task force at Gov. Kathleen Sebelius' direction. It will develop what the governor calls "a new strategic transportation approach."

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Oil Producers Slowed by Bankrupt Marketer

Posted: 08/14/2008 - Kansas oil producers are considering lowering production in the wake of Tulsa-based SemGroup LP filing for bankruptcy. One Kansas industry leaders says the move jeopardizes millions in payments for recent crude oil purchases in Kansas.

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Financial Company Cuts Ribbon in Downtown Topeka

Posted: 08/14/2008 - Clayton Financial Services offered tours of their new office. The downtown building was completely renovated. Owners say it was important for them to stay in the downtown area.

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Neufeld: Budget May Force Rethinking on School Aid

Posted: 08/14/2008 - House Speaker Melvin Neufeld says state revenues could fall short of expectations. He says the GOP-controlled legislature doesn't plan to touch a small increase in school spending promised for the 2009-2010 school year, but it could be tough.

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Woman in Topeka Beaten and Possibly Held Captive

Updated: 08/14/2008 - Topeka police are questioning a man this morning after a woman says she was held captive for almost 24 hours. Authorities say police responded to a home in the 500 block of Grattan Wednesday night at about 11:15 p.m. after a woman showed up to the house claiming she'd been beaten up.

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Jury Finds Self-Proclaimed Indian Chief Guilty

Posted: 08/13/2008 - A guilty verdict was given Wednesday for the man who promised members of the tribe he led that they would also become American citizens. Malcolm Webber was found guilty on six charges connected to selling memberships to the unrecognized tribe.

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Specialist Schmidt Honored in Newton Services

Posted: 08/13/2008 - Flags flew at half-staff across Kansas Wednesday. It was in honor of National Guard Specialist Ronald Schmidt, eulogized at services in Newton with hundreds of mourners in attendance.

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Court Date Set in Murder Case

Posted: 08/13/2008 - Mario King, accused of killing Timothy Lister July 5th, will be back in court Aug. 21st. The date was set Wednesday during a docket hearing.

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Man Sentence to 23 Years for Topeka Home Invasion

Posted: 08/13/2008 - 44-year old Ernest Taylor was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in prison for aggravated burglary and aggravated robbery. Prosecutors say he cut a screen to get into a woman's home while she was there, threatened to shoot her, and stole several coins.

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Trial Date Set for Two Accused in Topeka Murder

Posted: 08/13/2008 - Corkey Williams and Drake Kettler will stand trial Sept. 8th for the murder of James Dyer, Jr. last year. Both were bound over following a preliminary hearing Wednesday.

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Tree Planted to Honor Fallen Topeka Firefighter

Posted: 08/13/2008 - Family and friends of Capt. Tony Cox marked the one-year anniversary of his death in the line of duty by planting a tree outside Topeak fire station #8. It was the last place Cox was stationed.

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Fuel Costs Raising Electric Bills for Westar Customers

Posted: 08/13/2008 - Westar Energy says its cost for generating power has more than doubled in the past year. The increase is passed along to customers. It comes as Westar asks the KCC for a rate increase.

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Kansas Man Sues Time Warner Over Cable Boxes

Posted: 08/13/2008 - A Kansas City man is suing Time Warner Cable over the monthly fee the company charges to rent a cable box, saying he and other customers should not have to rent Time Warner's box in order to get premium channels.

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Boyda, Jenkins Spar Over Energy

Posted: 08/13/2008 - The second district race is heating up over energy -- with both candidates pointing fingers about why things haven't been done, and saying they have the ideas to take America into the future.

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Sen. Brownback Tells Dept. of Defense Not to Rush Things

Posted: 08/13/2008 - Senator Brownback says the Department of Defense needs to take time and not rush into deadlines that could push a potential bidder out of the competition to replace the Air Force's aging aerial tankers. The DOD wants a new request for proposals ready to be sent out by mid-August.

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Students Return to Washburn

Updated: 08/13/2008 - Lines of cars and students filled Washburn University Wednesday morning. Students were moving back into their apartments for the new school year.

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Back to School Time!

Updated: 04/28/2009 - It was a day full of excitement and jitters for kids and teachers returning back to school Wednesday. For some it was their first time.

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Fuel Wood Available on Fort Riley

Posted: 08/13/2008 - Fort Riley allows wood cutting to anyone who has purchased a permit. Cutting is allowed year round.

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Fort Riley Home Buying Seminar Scheduled

Posted: 08/13/2008 - Fort Riley Housing Services Office will host a seminar August 22 to help all active duty soldiers, retirees and community members learn about the ins and outs of buying a hoome.

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Army Soldier Show August 23 - 24

Posted: 08/13/2008 - Fort Riley announced the free 2008 Army Soldier Show will be held on the Kansas State University campus August 23- 24. The soldiers will showcase their musical and theatrical talents at this show for the 25th year.

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