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Washburn University Business School Earns High Marks

Posted: 10/16/2008 - Washburn University Business School is earning high marks. The school was named an outstanding business school by the Princeton Review in its 2009 edition of "Best 296 Business Schools." David Sollars, Dean of the School of Business, says they are pleased to have received such a high rating.

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Manhattan Man to be Sentenced November 21 for Slaying

Posted: 10/16/2008 - A 20-year-old Manhattan man will be sentenced November 21 for the gruesome killing of his former roommate last year. A Riley County jury Wednesday found Kevin Hernandez guilty of first-degree murder in the slaying and dismemberment of Adam Hooks in June 2007.

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Sharefest and Topeka Churches Donate Coats for Children

Posted: 10/16/2008 - Local children were warmed with love Thursday along with big fluffy coats. As part of the Sharefest celebration, workers were at Quincy Elementary School donating coats for the children.

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Topeka Police Seek Public's Help in Burglary

Posted: 10/16/2008 - Topeka police are asking for your help in identifying the suspect involved in a burglary, theft, and unlawful use of a credit card. Police say the robbery occurred on August 21st around 11:20 p.m. A woman told police her purse was stolen from her un-locked parked car in the 2000 block of SW Western.

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Topeka Woman Held at Gunpoint,Robbed Wednesday Night

Posted: 10/16/2008 - Topeka police are investigating a Wednesday night robbery. Police say they received a call around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night that a woman had been robbed at gunpoint on SW Lydia.

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Topeka Police Investigate Thursday Morning Home Invasion

Posted: 10/16/2008 - Topeka police are investigating a home invasion that happened early Thursday morning. Officers received a call just before 3:00 a.m. that an acquaintance of the victim had broken into his home on SW Washburn.

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Emporia Retail Development Project Gets Approved

Posted: 10/16/2008 - A retail re-development district is one step closer to happening in Emporia. City commissioners approved a change Wednesday to the Emporia City Comprehensive Plan, to allow use of the area known as Peak Trust , according to our radio partner KVOE.

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Controversial Emails Draws Democratic Protests

Posted: 10/16/2008 - A Republican County official's e-mail linking Barack Obama to Muslim extremism is drawing Democratic protests. Geary County Treasurer Kathy Tremont forwarded the e-mail to her staff last week.

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New Glory Days Pizza Opens

Updated: 10/17/2008 - There's a new pizza joint in town. The Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday at the newest Glory Days Pizza location near Lake Shawnee.

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Baby Boomer Deaths Could Fuel Funeral Industry

Posted: 10/16/2008 - Beyond the convention center filled with glistening hearses, beyond the rows of perfectly arranged caskets and bottles of embalming fluid, funeral directors await perhaps their greatest windfall ever: The death of the baby boom generation.

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Woman Sentenced For Embezzling Money

Posted: 10/16/2008 - A Kansas woman has been sentenced to three years probation for embezzling more than $13,000 from a Lincoln hotel.

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Manhattan Man Convicted

Posted: 10/16/2008 - Jury convicts Manhattan man in dismemberment killing of ex-roommate.

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Spirit Warns of Strike Fallout

Posted: 10/16/2008 - Spirit AeroSystems tells its 10,500 employees that the ongoing machinists strike at Boeing may force it to look at a shutdown and temporary layoffs.

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Kansas Focuses on GM Flex-Fuel Push

Posted: 10/16/2008 - Kansas and Missouri are among 10 states in an alliance with General Motors to boost the accessibility of E-85.

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Fort Riley Troops Set To Return

Posted: 10/16/2008 - The first members of the 1st Infantry Division's combat aviation brigade are set to return to Kansas in the coming days.

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Kansan Freed In Immigration Case

Posted: 10/16/2008 - A Guatemalan janitor is free after his sentencing in a case against an unrecognized American Indian tribe that prosecutors say defrauded thousands of immigrants, by falsely claiming membership would make them U.S. citizens.

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Jenkins Makes KPERS Meeting

Posted: 10/16/2008 - After criticism that she has missed several KPERS meetings, Congressional Candidate Lynn Jenkins made a meeting today.

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Six Talks Kline, Tiller

Posted: 10/16/2008 - Attorney General Steve Six does not approve of how former Attorney General Phill Kline handled the investigation into George Tiller, but says that should not result in a dismissal of charges.

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Murder Suspect Also Charged with Rape, Kidnapping

Updated: 10/16/2008 - Deon Ross, 24, made a first court appearance Thursday in Pottawatomie County on charges of Felony Murder, Rape and Kidnapping. He is accused of committing the crimes against Alheli Alcantara.

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Funeral Arrangements Made for Murder Victim

Updated: 10/17/2008 - The Alcantara family has scheduled visitations for Alheli Alcantara in Manhattan on Thursday and Friday, October 16-17. She will be buried Saturday afternoon in Topeka. A memorial fund is set up in Alheli's name.

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