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Former United Way C.E.O Honored

Updated: 07/23/2008 - Washburn University and the United Way honored Nancy Perry for her nearly quarter century of service to the organization

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Senators Join Forces to Address Pump Problems

Posted: 07/22/2008 - Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kansas, joined two fellow Senators in introducing the Open Fuel Standard Act Tuesday. It would require a greater percentage of flex-fuel vehicles.

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Osage County Authorities Make Prostitution Bust at Business

Posted: 07/22/2008 - The Osage Co. Sheriff's Office and KBI executed a search warrant at Foxy Lady's, 10919 S. Topeka Blvd., north of Carbondale. They arrested 59-year old Carol Breuer on charges of prostitution and promoting prostitution.

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Topeka Fire Department's Aerial Trucks Out of Service

Updated: 07/22/2008 - The Topeka Fire Department's two primary aerial trucks as well as its backup unit are all down with mechanical problems. Mission Township is on standby to respond to calls. Plus, Wichita may send up an aerial truck and two crew members to assist until repairs are made.

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Ryun, Jenkins Spar over Leadership

Posted: 07/22/2008 - In a one-hour televised debate, Republican 2nd District Congressional candidates Lynn Jenkins and Jim Ryun showed their agreement on many issues, but their disagreement on the question of leadership - specifically, whether Ryun showed it during his 10 years in Congress.

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Crawford County to Appeal Dismissal of Animal Cruelty Case

Posted: 07/22/2008 - Crawford County Attorney plans to appeal dismissal of charges against man accused of starving three dogs later found in his freezer in July 2007. The man was supposed to return four bulldogs to his ex-wife, only one was returned alive, 10 lbs. underweight.

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Fraternal Order of Police Want Hecht Out

Posted: 07/22/2008 - The FOP has more than 500 members most of the Topeka Police Department. They say Hecht is placing unfair blame on them and they held a news conference Tuesday to explain why.

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Early Morning Rollover Accident Kills One

Posted: 07/22/2008 - Early morning rollover accident on US-75 kills a Lawrence man in his thirties. Early reports suggest speed may have been a factor in the accident, but the investigation continues. The man was reportedly not wearing his seatbelt.

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Ryun, Jenkins Spar Over Out-of-State Contributions

Posted: 07/22/2008 - The two GOP candidates seeking to challenge Nancy Boyda for the 2nd District Congressional seat each criticize the out-of-state contributions flowing to his or her opponents.

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Woodlands Track Closing in August

Updated: 07/22/2008 - Woodlands tells employees it will close Aug. 24th after track officials could not reach a deal with lottery officials to add slot machines. Lottery official says Woodlands claims it can't survive under current state law.

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Harrah's Projected as Sumner Co.'s Biggest Money Maker

Updated: 07/22/2008 - Consultants claim the proposal by Harrah's for a casino in Sumner County would generate more revenue for the state than the two competing proposals, by Marvel Gaming and Penn National Gaming

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Prosecutors Can Pursue Death Penalty Against Hall

Posted: 07/22/2008 - Attorney's for Edwin Hall, who is accused of the 2007 murder of Kelsey Smith, had sought to have the death penalty taken off the table due to procedural errors by Johnson Co. DA Phill Kline

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Three Juveniles Arrested for Zoo Killings

Posted: 07/22/2008 - A 13 year-old and two 11 year-olds have been arrested for the killings of two cereopsis geese and two black swans at the David Traylor Zoo in Emporia last month.

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Ex-Gymnastics Coach Pleads in Child Sex Case

Posted: 07/22/2008 - Riverton man pleaded no contest to a child-sex charge and failing to register as a sex offender after prosecutors drop an aggravated indecent liberties and 3 of the 4 failure to register charges.

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State Universites Asked to Cut costs

Posted: 07/22/2008 - Kansas' six regents' universities are asked to cut spending as the state braces for a tax revenue shortfall. Gov. Sebelius has asked all state agencies to trim spending by 2 percent; state wants Regents to cut seven percent.

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No Survivors So Far Found Following B-52 Crash

Posted: 07/22/2008 - The Air Force continued to hold out hope of finding survivors Tuesday in the crash of a B-52 bomber off Guam, but a brigadier general said there was no evidence that any of the airmen were alive.

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Rollover Accident Claims One Life

Posted: 07/22/2008 - One person is dead after a rollover accident early this morning. Authorities say it happened at about 3:30 this morning at 75 highway and 93rd St.

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Detectives Bust Kansas Motorcycle Theft Ring

Posted: 07/21/2008 - Riley County Detectives used hard work, cooperation with other agencies and a little good old fashioned luck to recover motorcycles stolen as part of a Kansas crime ring.

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