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KSU Scientists say National Biodefense Center is Safe

Posted: 06/05/2008 - Kansas State University officials say a new national biodefense lab poses little danger. Some have raised questions about the safety of such a facility. Kansas is competing with four other states for the $451 million lab.

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Weather Radios Sold Out

Posted: 06/05/2008 - The Franklin County Sheriffs Department is reporting that Midland Weather Radios have been sold out county wide Thursday.

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Dave Johnson Reads to Kids at Library

Updated: 06/05/2008 - 13 News is partnering with the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library to help kids stay involved in reading. Dave Johnson read three books to the kids Thursday morning.

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Storm Damage Reports

Updated: 06/05/2008 - Click here for a complete list of severe weather reports. The reports are being updated by the minute as the reports come in.

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Jayhawk Fans Boogie w/ Team for Good Cause

Posted: 06/05/2008 - Fans are flying in from across the country to join Bill Self and Jayhawks players for a "Bill's Basketball Boogie," a night at Kansas Speedway to raise money for a children's wellness center.

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Kansas Lobbying Again Tops $1 Million

Posted: 06/05/2008 - Sunflower Electric leads the money race among lobbyists in Kansas as it tries to convince legislators to approve two new coal plants in southwest Kansas., so far the plants have been blocked by the Governor.

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Wichita man Interested in Wild West World Land

Posted: 06/05/2008 - After Oklahoma-based carnival operator pulls its a $2 million dollar offer to buy the Park City park, a Wichita businessman wins the city's blessing to buys the property and develop the land.

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Truck Found in Central Park Pond

Posted: 06/05/2008 - After two in the morning, there were people fishing for catfish and a truck in the Central Park pond. Witnesses saw a person run from a pickup truck as it drove into the pond.

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K-State Changes Tuition Increase Request

Posted: 06/05/2008 - After initially leaving junior and seniors out of the proposed rate hikes, KSU officials change their request to increase tuition about six percent for all students.

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Fort Riley Soldier's Death Under Investigation

Posted: 06/04/2008 - The Department of Defense reports Spc. Quincy Green, 26, died Monday, June 2 in Tikrit, Iraq from a non-combat related incident. His death is being investigated

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Scaffold Accident Victims Doing "Better"

Posted: 06/04/2008 - The building that two workers fell from Tuesday is leased through Parrish Management. A spokesperson for Jim Parrish declined to identify the workers, but told 13 news Wednesday that they will likely remain in the hospital several more days.

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2008 Citizen's Fire Academy Class Graduates

Updated: 06/04/2008 - Topeka citizens earned their certificates of completion for finishing the 2008 Citizen's Fire Academy. The class saw technical rescue and hazmat teams, checked out Fire Station 4 and talked with fire investigators.

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Competency Hearing set for Accused Winter Killer

Posted: 06/04/2008 - The man accused of killing a Topeka teen has a date set for a competency hearing. Hall has been undergoing treatment at a state psychiatric hospital last since December.

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Mentally Disabled Woman Loses Gas

Posted: 06/04/2008 - A mentally disabled woman who takes 13 different drugs for her problems has been without gas at her home for two weeks. While she did fall behind on her payments, Kansas Gas admits there may have been a misunderstanding involved as well.

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Miss Capital City Arrives at Miss Kansas Pageant

Posted: 06/04/2008 - Miss Capital City is ready to represent Topeka in this year's Miss Kansas Pageant. Megan Ensley arrived in Pratt Wednesday for this year's pageant. The Wichita State student will compete in preliminary competitions Thursday and Friday.

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Accident Survivors' Stories Intertwine

Updated: 06/04/2008 - Seeing Julie Vandervoort's story on 13 News last October, Rick Morris - an accident survivor himself - was inspired to help by giving her a prosthetic leg at no cost.

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Holton Receives Super-fan Concession Stand

Posted: 06/04/2008 - A concession stand was to be donated and built at the Auburn Baseball Field Wednesday. However, because the stand construction was not okayed, the stand was instead donated and built in Holton.

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Fort Riley Hosting Golf Tournament

Posted: 06/04/2008 - The Garrison Commander's Golf Tournament is a four-person best-ball tournament kicking off at noon on June 6.

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June is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Posted: 06/04/2008 - Kansas Department of Health and Environment is promoting screening tests for prostate cancer, the most common type of cancer diagnosed in men and the second leading cause of cancer death in Kansas.

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Cleanup Begins After Tuesday's Storm

Posted: 06/04/2008 - Hail and high winds caused damage throughout southeastern Kansas. People began cleaning up debris from homes and buildings Wednesday.

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Elderly Man Stabbed

Posted: 06/04/2008 - Topeka Police say the man in his 60's was taken to a local hospital with non life-threatening stab wounds. Police are investigating the incident, including where the stabbing occurred.

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