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Kan. Board Picks Harrah's for Sumner Co. Casino

Posted: 08/22/2008 - A Kansas casino board has awarded two contracts to operate state-owned casinos in southeastern Kansas. Penn National Gaming was awarded the Cherokee County contract, Harrah's was awarded the Sumner County contract.

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Mooning Debate Coach Fired

Posted: 08/22/2008 - Fort Hays State University has severed its relationship with debate coach Bill Shanahan and suspended the debate program in light of a recent YouTube video that shows Shanahan in an argument at a debate tournament, mooning another debate coach.

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Hot Pockets Recall

Updated: 08/22/2008 - 13 News is "On Your Side" with a food warning from the maker of Hot Pockets. The Nestle Prepared Foods Company is recalling over 215,000 pounds of frozen stuffed pepperoni pizza products that may contain foreign materials.

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Early Education Focus of 501 Plan

Posted: 08/21/2008 - The 2013 Committee proposed its early education plan to the Topeka 501 School Board. They accepted the plan, but it will not be without controversy as it moves forward.

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Kansas City, St. Louis Biz Mags to Merge

Posted: 08/21/2008 - Anthem Publishing next month will merge its KCB and St. Louis CEO business magazines into a single title, called Midwest CEO.

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Kansas Board Begins Final Phase of Selection Process

Posted: 08/21/2008 - We'll likely know Friday who will manage two state-owned casinos in Kansas. A state review board heard from applicants and consultants Thursday. They'll decide who will manage the facilities in Cherokee and Sumner Counties.

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Kansas Lawmakers Seek More Time for Tanker Bid

Posted: 08/21/2008 - Sens. Pat Roberts and Sam Brownback and Rep. Tod Tiahrt say Boeing should get an extra four months to respond to a new request for bids on a $35 billoin Air Force tanker contract. They say the new request unfairly favors Northrop Grumman.

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Sebelius Says VP Attention Good for Kansas

Posted: 08/21/2008 - While campaigning for Barack Obama in Iowa, Gov. Kathleen Sebelius said she's glad Kansas is getting positive attention by her being on the list of four possible Obama running mates.

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Helping Kids Overcome Back-to-School Butterflies

Posted: 08/21/2008 - Mental health professionals say most kids will need some time to transition back into the school routine. Parents can do things to help out - and should look out for signs their child is having a little more trouble with the change.

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Universities Say Jobs Could Be Cut

Posted: 08/21/2008 - The chancellor of the University of Kansas tells the Board of Regents that up to 125 jobs could be cut at the Lawrence campus if state funding reductions are made.

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University Decides Fate of Mooning Debate Coach

Posted: 08/21/2008 - Fort Hays State University debate coach, William Shanahan, will hear his punishment, if any, Friday at a conference held by university officials. Shanahan is caught on tape arguing with another debate coach, then mooning her.

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Will the Bio Facility Head to Manhattan?

Updated: 04/28/2009 - Pro and con forces are drawing lines in Manhattan's effort to land homeland security’s National Bio and Agro Defense Facility.

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Kansas Participating in Aircraft Design Contest

Posted: 08/21/2008 - Kansas will partner with the U.S. Department of Energy for the contest encouraging high school students to develop fuel-efficient designs for aircraft.

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Topeka Ask For Help With Cold Case

Posted: 08/21/2008 - Topeka Police are asking for your help solving a cold case homicide from November 2000. 16-year-old Prince Ontario Dominique Johnson was shot and killed while driving a car in the 1800 block of SE Adams around 2:30 one morning. His body and car were found hours later a block away. Call Crime Stoppers at 785-234-0007 if you have any information.

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Ramona Morgan to Stand Trial in Douglas Co.

Posted: 08/21/2008 - Ramona Morgan will head to trial Sept. 2nd for the hit-and-run deaths of two highway construction workers in Douglas Co. last September. The court today denied a request to dismiss charges against her on account of double jeopardy.

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Future Vision of Topeka- Shawnee County Drafted

Updated: 11/03/2009 - The Heartland Visioning task force has put together information from community members to compile a draft of its plan for the future of Topeka and Shawnee County.

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Toddler Hit By Vehicle, in Critical Condition

Posted: 08/21/2008 - Topeka Police continue to investigate a Wednesday afternoon accident in which a neighbor backed her vehicle over Elijah Segundo, 17 months, Topeka.

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Police Chase from Topeka to Hoyt Ends

Updated: 08/21/2008 - A man is in custody after a police chase in Topeka Thursday morning. The chase started at 62nd and N. Topeka Blvd. just after midnight. Police chased the car all the way to Hoyt, KS.

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