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Darryln Johnson Looking for New Attorney

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Former youth mentor Darryln Johnson's attorney, John Ambrosio, withdrew from the case Thursday. Johnson claims a drug charge he pleaded down from overlaps a federal case in which he's currently serving time.

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Attorney Allowed to Give Deposition for Death Row Inmate

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Phillip Cheatham is appealing his conviction and death sentence, saying attorney Dennis Hawver inadequately represented him. Hawver agrees, and Thurday a judge ruled he can give a deposition on his former client's innocence.

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Agriculture Secretary Says No Food Shortage in US

Posted: 04/24/2008 - In American cities with large Asian populations, the rice price increase has prompted panic buying. Some big box stores like Costco and Sams Club have put limits on the number of bags buyers can take, but still the rice sells out quickly, leaving shelves empty until the next shipment.

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Topeka Doctor Offers Reassurances about Organ Donation

Posted: 04/24/2008 - About 1000 Kansans are waiting for a life-saving organ transplant. Dr. Kevin Dishman of Stormont-Vail HealthCare doesn't want people to be scared off from making the decision to donate a loved-ones organs.

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Disaster Eye Van comes to Topeka

Updated: 04/24/2008 - There is a van that travels the country following natural disasters, like Katrina, to take care of the eyes that have seen those disasters take place.

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Gas Prices Rising In Kansas; U.S.

Updated: 04/24/2008 - Gas prices continue to rise, and there does not appear to be any relief in sight. Some people are being forced to make decisions where they should put their money: gas, or something else. It isn't much easier for gas stations either, as they are forced to raise prices as crude oil prices climb.

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KU Journalism Faculty Member Dies

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Lecturer Christy Bradford died Thursday in Kansas City. She'd been part of the KU faculty for about nine years. University Chancellor Robert Hemenway issued a statement of condolence on Bradford's death.

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Emporia Sex Abuse Cases

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Our radio partner KVOE reports 37-year old Auther Sieminskie of Emporia is charged with raping a child under age 14, aggravated criminal sodomy and aggravated indecent liberties.

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Carhop Robery

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Police are searching for a group of robbers and kidnappers who struck two Kansas City area restaurants.

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Topeka Man Accused in Stabbing

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Topeka police say 21-year old Brandon Barnes was involved in a disturbance around 10:00 Wednsday night in the 500 block of NE Kellam.

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A Field Trip to Remember!

Updated: 05/23/2008 - Nearly a thousand middle school students stepped out of the classroom and went to the history and environmental fair Thursday. The 10th Annual fair at the Kansas History Center opened its doors to homeschoolers, 3rd, 4th & 5th graders from Shawnee County and outlining areas.

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Students Collect Blood

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Students from Topeka West High School rolled up their sleeves to help others. The group worked with the Community Blood Center to organize the event.

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Potwin Man's Arm Saved by 1st in U.S. Treatment

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Doctors at the University of Kansas Hospital were able to save the arm of a Potwin man whose arm was attacked by a tumor during his bout with liver cancer by replacing most of the bone in his upper arm with a titanium bridge in a procedure that has only been performed around 100 times worldwide.

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Pill Mill Doc Set for Release

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Dr. Stephen Schneider posts $325,000 bond and has also agreed to forfeit more than two million dollars in assets if he fails to show up for court. Doctor will have to wear a GPS monitor that will track his movement as he awaits his upcoming trial

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Topeka Transit Authority Faces Trouble

Updated: 04/24/2008 - Earlier this week we reported fares for the Topeka transit buses will increase form a $1.00 to a $1.25, now it appears there are more concerns facing the transit than just higher gas prices pushing higher fares.

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Tulips in Full Bloom at Binkley's

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Mother nature has finally cooperated with Gerald Binkley. His tulip beds are in full bloom for spectators. Proceeds benefit the Topeka Beautification Association.

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Deadline Looms at GM's Fairfax Plant

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Negotiators between the United Auto Workers and General Motors work to avert a walkout at 10 a.m. Friday by 2,700 employees at the Kansas City, Kan. plant, and three others across the country, over unresolved issues left over from last fall's national contract.

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Pro-Coal Plant Legislators Make Final Offer

Updated: 04/24/2008 - The new plan would allow for two smaller plants than the ones originally sought by Sunflower and called for in the both bills vetoed by Gov. Sebelius and would call for a more aggressive push toward utilizing renewable resources, such as wind.

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Governor Signs Bill Increasing Access to Voting Sites

Posted: 04/24/2008 - The facilities may now serve as voting locations for elderly residents. The Governor signed a bill allowing long-term care facilities to serve as mobile voting sites to help voters living there cast their vote.

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Emporia State Student National Ping-Pong Champ

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Move over, Jayhawks, the state has a new national championship. An Emporia State graduate student, Alfred Najem, wins the 2008 National Collegiate Table Tennis tournament to capture the men's singles championship behind a wicked backhand slapshot.

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KC Construction Workers Trapped in Tunnel Saved

Updated: 04/24/2008 - Rescue crews save all four construction workers who were trapped in a flooded tunnel after the boat they were in capsized as they were traveling through a tunnel between Turkey Creek and the Kansas River, according to a Kansas City newspaper

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Arby's Owner Triarc Buying Wendy's in All-Stock Deal

Posted: 04/24/2008 - Triarc says it is buying fast food chain Wendy's in an all-stock deal that comes after the burger chain's board rejected at least two earlier offers by the company. Wendy's shareholders will receive 4.25 shares of Triarc Class A stock for each share of Wendy's stock they own.

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