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Topeka Chamber Members Visit After Hours

Posted: 08/19/2008 - Ed Bozarth Chevrolet in Topeka hosted the Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce "Business After-Hours" event Tuesday night. The gatherings are opportunities for businesspeople to network in a relaxed atmosphere.

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Police Department Takes Crime Stopping to the Web

Posted: 08/19/2008 - The Topeka Police Department announced a new initiative to increase awareness of auto theft called the "hot list." A listing of vehicles reported stolen to the TPD is posted on a website.

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Topeka-Area School Reports Possible Meningitis Case

Posted: 08/19/2008 - USD 437, Auburn-Washburn, says a 5th grade staff member has a possible case of viral meningitis. Parents were given information about the illness in a letter sent as a precaution.

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Work to Extend Kansas Avenue Moving Ahead

Updated: 08/19/2008 - Heavy equipment has moved in south of 37th street as crews work to extend South Kansas Avenue from 37th to I-470. City officials say the project will improve traffic flow and could spur business development off the highway.

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Slattery, Roberts Debate Schedule of Debates

Updated: 08/19/2008 - Democratic Senate candidate Jim Slattery wants Republican incumbent Pat Roberts to agree to a series of four televised debates. Roberts previously announced he'd agreed to three debates.

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DA Hecht Responds to City of Topeka's Motion to Toss Lawsuit

Posted: 08/19/2008 - Shawnee Co. District Attorney Robert Hecht says there is still a lot for the court to decide in his lawsuit against the city of Topeka over software and helicopter purchases. Hecht filed his response to the city's requestion to throw out the case.

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Line Break Won't Wash Out Second Day at Topeka High

Posted: 08/19/2008 - Classes will resume at Topeka High School Wednesday. A water line break forced officials to dismiss class at 9am Tuesday. The problem is fixed and it's safe for students to return.

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Kan. Pharmacist Charged Over Internet Sales

Posted: 08/19/2008 - Attorney General Steve Six has charged a central Kansas pharmacist with distributing prescription drugs illegally through the Internet.

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Report Says Kansas is 23rd Fattest State

Posted: 08/19/2008 - A report released Tuesday lists Kansas as the 23rd fattest state with 25.8 percent of its adult population obese and a whopping 62.3 percent either obese or overweight.

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Farley School Construction Over Budget

Updated: 08/19/2008 - Construction on Farley Elementary School is going over budget. A USD 437 spokesperson says it is mostly due to costs of construction and supplies being higher than originally estimated. He also says the district is making changes to plans to save money.

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Topeka Blvd. Bridge Speed Limit

Posted: 08/19/2008 - Topeka Police want you to watch your speed on the new Topeka Blvd. bridge. The posted speed limit is 35 miles per hour. Signs are posted on both ends of the bridge.

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Butler County Cold Case Heating Up

Posted: 08/19/2008 - Authorities in Butler County were digging in an old oil field northwest of El Dorado Tuesday looking for a body that went missing in 1986. New information has narrowed the search for his body.

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Kan. Judge: Harassment Claims Not Corroborated

Posted: 08/19/2008 - Leavenworth County District Judge Frederick Steward is accused of inappropriate conduct toward an administrative assistant. Steward filed a response Tuesday saying there is no credible evidence.

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Loose Llama Blamed for Pratt Accident

Posted: 08/19/2008 - Pratt County officials say animal tracks at an accident site near Pratt suggest a man arrested on suspicion of DUI, may have hit a loose llama, causing his truck to veer off the road. The animal has not been found.

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GOP Leader Helping Jordan in 3rd District Race

Posted: 08/19/2008 - Oklahoma Rep. Tom Cole was in the Kansas City area to campaign for GOP House candidate Nick Jordan. Cole says the race is a target for increasing Republican control because Jordan could oust Democratic Rep. Dennis Moore.

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Water Line Breaks at Topeka High

Updated: 08/19/2008 - Students at Topeka High School had their day cut short when a water line broke. The line was repaired, but not before administrators decided to send the students home for the day at 9am.

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Kansas Doctor, Nurse Face New Indictment

Posted: 08/19/2008 - Dr. Stephen Schneider and his nurse wife, Linda Schneider, will be in court Wednesday to answer a new indictment that adds two accidental deaths tied to the Schneider Medical Clinic in Haysville.

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Snorkel Plant in Elwood to Lay Off 125

Posted: 08/19/2008 - Snorkel International's parent company said increased construction costs played a part in the decision to layoff 125 workers from its plant in Elwood, Kan.

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Man Charged with Killing Farmer

Posted: 08/19/2008 - Kenneth Wilson, 44, was charged Monday with the murder of Jeffrey Noel, a north-central Kansas farmer. Wilson's first court appearance is Wednesday.

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Recounts Uphold Tight Races

Posted: 08/19/2008 - Don Highman narrowly squeezes out a 17-vote victory to defeat incumbent Rep. Virginia Beamer and win the 118th Kansas House Dist. seat, since he is unopposed in November.

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Fort Riley Advisor Killed in Afghanistan

Posted: 08/19/2008 - Twenty-five year-old soldier trained at Fort Riley for four months, was fatally wounded when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan on Aug. 8th

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Ft. Riley's 'Dagger Brigade' Gets Iraq Orders

Posted: 08/19/2008 - The nearly four thousand soldiers which comprise 2nd Brigade of the 1st Infantry learn Monday night that they will be deployed to Iraq for a year.

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