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Garmin CEO Paid $422,782 in 2007

Posted: 04/22/2008 - Garmin Ltd. chairman and CEO Min Kao was paid nearly $423,000 in 2007, or almost 14 percent more than the previous year.

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Suspect in Fatal Fire to be Tried

Posted: 04/22/2008 - The man accused of setting a house fire that killed two men in southeast Kansas has been bound over for trial on charges of felony murder and aggravated arson.

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KU Debate Team Tops Again

Posted: 04/22/2008 - For one championship captured by a University of Kansas team, jubilant fans did not spill into the streets of Lawrence in celebration.

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Man Gets 22 Years in Child Sex Case

Posted: 04/22/2008 - A federal judge hands a 22-year prison sentence to a Kansas City, Kan., man who arranged for numerous men to have sex with a teenage girl.

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Artists Help Reveal Concealed Problem: Concealed Revealed 2008

Updated: 04/23/2008 - Domestic violence is a real but often hidden problem. So for three decades, the Battered Women's Task Force has offered help.But providing that help comes at a cost--that's why the task force invites the community to Concealed Revealed...an art auction event.

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Overnight Fire Destroys Abandoned House

Updated: 05/12/2008 - A fire that started shortly after Midnight in Shawnee Heights area leaves an abandoned house in ruins. The structure was fully engulfed in flames when crews arrived, but they still had to fight it to prevent dangerous chemicals from entering atmosphere.

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Highland Park Basketball Celebrates McChampions Night

Posted: 04/21/2008 - A team celebrated their success Monday. The Kansas high school 5A boys basketball champions the Highland Park Scots were at McDonalds at SE 29th and California signing autographs and thanking fans.

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Tire Company Wants To Buy Topeka Plant, Goodyear Says No Offers Received

Posted: 04/21/2008 - American Tire, based out of California, says it has sent an offer to purchase the Topeka plant from Goodyear Monday. Goodyear says it has not received an offer, and thus, has no comment as of now. It did release a brief statement, the text of which you will find in this story.

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Art, Music to Mark Earth Day in Topeka

Posted: 04/21/2008 - Artist Stan Herd will unveil a special Earth Day collage at Landon Arena Tuesday; public may view it from 9:30 am to 2 pm; special music, dancing and drama activities slated at Gage Park Ampitheater from 3 to 7 pm Tuesday

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Free Mulch Marks Earth Day

Updated: 04/21/2008 - City of Topeka offering free mulch all week from its facility off I-70 and MacVicar; free tree debris disposal is Friday and Saturday; offers are in conjunction with Earth Day activities

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Hearing Set in Lawsuit over Manhattan Development

Posted: 04/21/2008 - Group filed suit over Manhattan City Commission's action allowing a Hyvee grocery store to join the development, saying the addition is not reasonable; Manhattan's new mayor asked group to drop its suit, but they declined; third hearing in case set for Tuesday

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Grass Fire Burns North of Silver Lake

Posted: 04/21/2008 - Controlled burn goes out of control, scorches more than 100 acres near 86th and Landon Road; crews from Silver Lake, Rossville, Soldier and Hoyt help put out the flames

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Lawyers Spar Over Evidence in Hall Case

Posted: 04/21/2008 - Lawyers sparred today over the availability of evidence in the case of a man charged with capital murder in the kidnapping, rape and slaying of an 18-year-old woman last summer.

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Guard Members Welcomed Home from Overseas

Updated: 04/21/2008 - 12 members of embedded training team return from a one-year mission to Afghanistan; four other members had tour extended; several awards were part of a welcome-home ceremony in Manhattan Monday

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Deputy, Citizen Honored for Life-Saving Stop

Posted: 04/21/2008 - When Jackson County Sheriff's deputy Tyler Caudle pulled over Francis Kennedy for driving erratically, Kennedy collapsed; Caudle started CPR and Jason Streeter stopped to help; both earned certificates of merit from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office Monday

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NTSB Issues Preliminary Report on TPD Chopper Crash

Posted: 04/21/2008 - National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary report says pilot reported an engine over-speed warning light, tried precautionary landing in parking lot; rotor clipped light pole, causing hard landing; final report pending

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Siren Test Reveals Failure, Solutions

Posted: 04/21/2008 - Shawnee County's regular Monday tornado siren test created only silence. Emergency Management says a battery change left the sirens inactive. It needed to be reset and the sirens are working again. Next test is set for next Monday.

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Harley Workers Check Out Bigger Engines

Posted: 04/21/2008 - A group of Topeka Harley-Davidson employees toured the Kansas National Guard hangars at Forbes Field to gain a better understanding of what some coworkers who are recent recruits are learning.

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Pill Mill Doctor Being Released

Posted: 04/21/2008 - Hearing set for later this week on bond, forfeiture for Dr. Stephen Schneider to get out of jail

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County Plans Defense to Target Lawsuit

Posted: 04/21/2008 - Shawnee County Counselor says company promised 600 jobs at its distribution center and failed to deliver; company says government changed the rules

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