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Hutchinson Woman Bites Off Husband's Fingertip

Posted: 05/20/2008 - Police say the woman may have swallowed the fingertip, which she bit off during an argument Saturday night, since investigators still have not found the finger.

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Ramona Morgan Sentenced in Osage County

Updated: 05/20/2008 - Morgan was found guilty on felony fleeing and attempting to elude, reckless drive, failure to use a turn signal and failure to maintain a single lane in Osage County court in April.

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Kansas Native Wins 2008 Abel Math Prize in Norway

Updated: 05/20/2008 - Ottawa, Kansas native John Griggs Thompson wins $1.2 million Abel prize for mathematics. He shares the award with Paris teacher Jacques Tits. They were selected for their work with modern group theory, which can solve every day challenges like the Rubik's Cube.

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Former Regent to Lead Wefald Search Committee

Updated: 05/20/2008 - Nelson Galle of Manhattan will serve as chairperson of the committee searching for a new president for Kansas State University. Current KSU head Jon Wefald announced last week that he'll retire after the 2008-2009 academic year.

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Cattleman Sentenced for Million-Dollar Fraud

Posted: 05/20/2008 - Cattleman gets five years after selling more than a million dollars worth of cattle that were grazing land he leased to other owners without the other owners permission.

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Coyote Trapping Approved in Leawood

Posted: 05/20/2008 - In an effort to protect pets in the Kansas City suburb, the city council has legalized coyote trapping over the National Humane Society's objection that it would be inhumane and ineffective

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Brown v. Board School Among Most Endangered Places

Posted: 05/20/2008 - One of the eight schools involved in the landmark Civil Rights suits that led to school desegregation in the 1950s makes National Trust for Historic Preservation's list of most endangered places in U.S.

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Defense Accuses Feds of 'Commandeering' Kansas Medical Board

Posted: 05/19/2008 - Lawyers for Dr. Stephen Schneider claim prosecutors abused the criminal process by improperly asserting authority over the regulation of medicine. Schneider and his wife are charged with the deaths of four patients due to accidental overdose.

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Topeka Family Escapes House Fire

Updated: 05/19/2008 - Man races home when he learns his house is burning. He tried fighting it himself, but wisely left that up to the pros. He was glad his family made it out, including his 90-year-old great grandmother.

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Honor Your Veteran This Weekend

Posted: 05/19/2008 - Penwell-Gabel Cemetery and Mausoleum at 7th and Gage is honoring community veterans and uniformed civil servants with its a visual display called the "Wall of Tribute".

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United Way Visits Agencies to Learn How to be Successful

Posted: 05/19/2008 - United Way of Greater Topeka's campaign chairman Scott Griffith wants to visit each of the United Way's 35 agencies. He started today with six of them, wrapping up at Big Brothers Big Sisters.

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Name Released of 15-year old Go Kart Accident Victim

Posted: 05/19/2008 - The Shawnee County Sheriff's Office says 15-year old Robert Koch died Saturday afternoon in a go kart accident in the 2500 Block of NE 31st Street. A nine-year old passenger wasn't hurt.

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Truck driver dead after KC wreck

Posted: 05/19/2008 - A semi-truck driver is dead after his rig drove off a Kansas City interstate and burst into flames.

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Victim of Silver Lake Accident Identified

Updated: 05/19/2008 - The Shawnee County Sheriff's Office identifies the man killed in a weekend accident north of Silver Lake as 20-year old Matthew Runyan. He went off the road in the 4100 block of NW Hoch Saturday night.

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Boyda Urges Passage of GI Bill reforms

Posted: 05/19/2008 - The U.S. House last week adopted changes to the GI Bill which would cover 100-percent of a veteran's tuition to a public university. Right now, about 60-percent is covered. The bill now heads to the Senate.

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Fort Riley Brigade Slated for Iraq

Posted: 05/19/2008 - The Pentagon notified the 2nd Brigade of the 1st Infantry Division Monday that it will head to Iraq later this year. It affects about 3700 soldiers. In all Monday, the Pentagon notified about 25,000 soldiers that they would be deploying.

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Kansas Democratic Party Chairman Backs Obama

Posted: 05/19/2008 - Barack Obama picks up another superdelegate in the form of KS Democratic Party Chairman Larry Gates. Gov. Kathleen Sebelius and Lt. Gov. Mark Parkinson are also backing Obama over Hillary Clinton.

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