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Rx Assistance Bus Pulls into Kansas

Updated: 05/06/2009 - The "Help is Here Express" pulled into Topeka's Marian Clinic Wednesday morning. The big orange bus is sponsored by the Partnership for Prescription Assistance to help people find free or low-cost prescription medications.

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Oil Prices Jump to New High for the Year

Updated: 05/06/2009 - Oil prices hit a new high for the year Wednesday ahead of a government report on the levels of crude in storage that have neared 19-year highs recently.

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Fort Riley Teacher Wins Toyota Yaris

Updated: 05/06/2009 - Reading tutor Kimberly Goehl turned out to be the big winner in Little Apple Toyota's car giveaway for Teachers' Day.

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Kansas Legislators Work in Rival Budget Plan

Updated: 05/05/2009 - The House Appropriations Committee advanced a plan for shrinking a projected budget deficit relies far more heavily on spending cuts than Gov. Mark Parkinson and his fellow Democrats want. Debate is set for Wednesday.

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Topeka School Celebrates Cinco de Mayo

Updated: 05/05/2009 - Students at Holy Family School in Topeka's Oakland neighborhood showed off traditional Mexican dancing skills in their Cinco de Mayo celebration Tuesday.

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Board of Healing Arts Likely to Decide Convicted Doctor's Fate

Updated: 05/05/2009 - Manhattan radiation oncologist Russell Reitz would lose his license under state law because of a felony conviction of aggravated battery. However, a two-thirds vote of the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts could allow him to keep his license.

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Injured Motorcyclist Moved to Nebraska Rehab Hospital

Updated: 05/05/2009 - Christopher Sunneberg's sister says Christopher has been moved to Madonna Rehab Hospital in Lincoln to continue recovery from a severe brain injury. He was injured April 7 when a car crossed the center line and crashed into his motorcycle.

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DOD Changes Soldier's Status to Killed in Action

Updated: 05/07/2009 - The Armed Forces Medical Examiner positively identified remains Tuesday as those of Staff Sgt. William Vile of Philadelphia. The Ft. Riley transition team member had previously been listed as "whereabouts unknown."

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Hutchinson Picked For Turbine Equipment Site

Updated: 05/05/2009 - Hutchinson has been chosen as the site for the state's first major wind turbine equipment factory, which is expected to employ 400 people in Reno County.

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Kansas Senate Passes Revised Budget

Updated: 05/05/2009 - The Kansas Senate passed a revised budget Tuesday that cuts a projected budget deficit to $70 million. It cuts spending $138 million, two-thirds of that from public schools and higher education.

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3 Agencies Receive Women's Fund Grants

Updated: 05/05/2009 - The division of the Topeka Community Fundation gives more than $33,00 to El Shaddai, Let's Help, and Women Money and Collection.

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Emporia Energy Center

Updated: 05/05/2009 - An open house was held Tuesday to debut the new Westar Emporia Energy Center.

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Kansas Lawmakers Working on Bill to Enact Coal Deal

Updated: 05/05/2009 - Lawmakers were trying Tuesday to slog through the details of legislation to enact the agreement between Gov. Mark Parkinson and the top executive at Sunflower Electric Power Corp.

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Girl Attacked by Dog Receives Stitches

Updated: 05/05/2009 - Osage County officials say a Scranton girl was bitten by a dog late Monday and had to receive stitches. The dog is in confinement for 10 days.

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EU takes aim at Canada, bans seal products

Updated: 05/05/2009 - After three years of intense lobbying and debate, the European Parliament voted Tuesday to ban imports of seal products, including fur coats and even some omega-3 pills, in an effort to force Canada to end its annual seal hunt.

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Zimbabwe judge sends 18 activists back to prison

Updated: 05/05/2009 - A judge revoked the bail of a prominent Zimbabwean rights activist and 17 other suspects Tuesday after prosecutors formally charged them in a terrorism case that has been widely denounced as a sham.

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