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Deal Would Mean Same Owners for KTMJ, KSNT

Posted: 07/09/2008 - Broadcasting and Cable reports New Vision Television signed an agreement to acquire KTMJ-TV, Topeka's FOX affiliate, from Montgomery Broadcasting. New Vision also owns Topeka's KSNT-TV.

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Kids who Sparked Kansas River Search Found Safe

Updated: 07/09/2008 - Three teens who sparked a search of the Kansas River came forward at the Wamego Police station. A passerby saw them swimming in the river and called authorities, concerned. The teens had left the river by the time police arrived - unknown to officers, who launched the search as a precaution.

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President Approves Declaration for 46 Kansas Counties

Posted: 07/09/2008 - President Bush has okayed Governor Sebelius' request for a federal disaster declaration, offering help for public assistance in 46 Kansas counties.. including Dickinson and Saline counties.

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Many Crimes, Many Suspects Caught

Updated: 04/28/2009 - Several crime incidents have occurred.. ranging from Wichita to Manhattan and in Topeka....the good news is the suspects have all been caught.

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Heartland Visioning Task Force to Meet for First Time

Updated: 11/03/2009 - The 200 Shawnee County citizens chosen for the task force will be introduced Thursday, July 10th at the group's first meeting. Their role is to discuss and create the first draft of the Heartland Visioning Plan.

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Officials Say Pentagon Will Reopen $35 billion Tanker Bid

Posted: 07/09/2008 - Kansas Congressmen say the Pentagon will rebid a $35 billion tanker contract after the Air Force admitted errors in the previous competition won by Northrop Grumman and its European partner Airbus. Boeing also bid for the deal.

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Ruling Not Expected Until Fall in Former GOP Director's Lawsuit

Posted: 07/09/2008 - A Shawnee County judge says he probably won't rule until September in former Kansas GOP Executive Director Ron Freeman's lawsuit against the party. Freeman says the party owes him nearly $27,000 in salary and other compensation.

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Survey of Topekans Gives City Council New Direction

Updated: 07/09/2008 - Results of a resident survey conducted by the ETC Institute were released today. The survey samples the population and asks them questions that the city staff have put together. View the survey and the results.

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Former Staffer Sues Kansas GOP Chairman

Posted: 07/09/2008 - Ron Freeman, former executive director of the Kansas Republican Party, is suing state GOP Chairman Kris Kobach, saying the party owes him nearly $27,000.

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Sedgwick Sheriff Snares Suspect in Abduction

Posted: 07/09/2008 - The Sedwick County Sheriff's Office claims it has arrested a man in connection with the June 23rd kidnapping of a convenience store worker, who was released three days later.

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Springfield Street May be Named for Bob Barker

Posted: 07/09/2008 - Legendary game show host Bob Barker may have a Springfield street named for him. City Council members will consider renaming a stretch of Brower Street to honor the retired host of ``The Price is Right'' TV game show.

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Heavy Rains Flood McFarland

Posted: 07/08/2008 - Heavy rainfall Tuesday afternoon left the town of McFarland with some flooding problems

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BBB Warning: Alarm System Sales

Posted: 07/08/2008 - It's that time of year when door-to-door sales pick up the pace, but you may want to beware bad offers. The Better Business Bureau of Northeast Kansas warns to be particularly aware when selecting an alarm monitoring system.

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Zoo Lowland Gorilla Tiffany Turns 40

Posted: 07/08/2008 - Join the Topeka Zoo and other visitors for a birthday party to celebrate Tiffany, the zoo's lowland gorilla.

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Fort Riley Soldier's Death Under Investigation

Posted: 07/08/2008 - The Army is investigating the death of a Fort Riley Transition Team soldier killed in Afghanistan. First Lieutenant Daniel Farkas died from non-combat related injuries July 4th.

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Community Pays Respects To Grant Cushinberry

Updated: 07/08/2008 - Friends and loved ones marked the life of Topeka philanthropist Grant Cushinberry with what they called a "homegoing celebration". Though sharing memories included tears, laughter and applause filled Highland Park HIghschool's auditorium.

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Kansas Panel Rules against Board of Ed Candidate

Posted: 07/08/2008 - The State Objections Board upheld an earlier ruling by Sec. of State Ron Thornburgh that Charles Wiggins cannot be on the ballot in the 8th District State Board of Education race because he was already a candidate for trustee of Minneha Township.

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