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Man Charged with Whiplash Bar Killing

Updated: 07/31/2008 - Charges were filed against James A. Qualls for the July 16th murder of Joseph Beier, Jr. The charges come one day after he surrendered to Wyandotte Co. authorities.

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Six Year-Old Shot in Late Night Drive By

Updated: 07/31/2008 - The six year-old girl was inside a home when someone fired shots into the house, striking her. The injuries appear to be non-life threatening, according to reports.

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Golden Retriever Adopts Tiger Cubs at Kansas Zoo

Updated: 07/31/2008 - Caretakers at Safari Zoo in Caney, Kan., draft a golden retriever to care for three white tiger cubs, born last Sunday, after their mother abandoned them.

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Associates Assemble 1600 Back Packs for Kids

Posted: 07/30/2008 - Associates at Security Benefit filled backpacks with back-to-school items to donate to income-eligible families at the Back-to-School fair Saturday, August 2.

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T. Boone Pickens Visits Topeka

Posted: 07/30/2008 - The Texas oil billionaire is pitching his wind energy proposals to a crowd of 400 at the Kansas Expocentre.

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Kansas' Deficient Bridges Not Slated for Repairs

Posted: 07/30/2008 - An Associated Press review found only three of the 20 most-traveled deficient bridges in Kansas were fixed or close to being fixed. State officials say that's largely because of funding available for bridge replacements.

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Suspect in NC Soldier's Death was Baby's Father

Posted: 07/30/2008 - Family of 23-year old Spec. Megan Touma living at Fort Riley say they are heartened by the arrest of 27-year old Edgar Patino in her death. Authorities say Patino was the father of Touma's baby. She was 7-months pregnant when she was found dead in North Carolina last month.

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Auburn-Washburn School District Reports Meningitis Case

Posted: 07/30/2008 - USD 437 says in a letter to families that a member of the district's coaching staff has been diagnosed with viral meningitis. The district says all equipment the person had contact with has been disinfected.

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Dog Retrieves Abandoned Tiger Cubs

Posted: 07/30/2008 - A dog has adopted three tiger cubs at the Safari Zoological Park in Caney, Kan. The dog licks, cleans and feeds the abandoned cubs.

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Local Lawyer Named to 2nd Dist. Bench

Updated: 07/30/2008 - Gov. Sebelius elevated Jeff Elder to the bench Wednesday, appointing him to the newly created District Court judicial position serving Jefferson, Jackson, Pottawattamie, and Wabaunsee Counties.

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Teachers Go On a Field Trip

Updated: 04/28/2009 - Teachers took a break from their own Summer break and went on a field trip to Lecompton, Kansas!

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Another Guilty Plea Before Tribe's Trial

Posted: 07/30/2008 - Angel Zamora, a native of Guatemala, admitted Wednesday he sometimes helped an immigration scam hidden behind a false American Indian tribe, Kaweah Indian Nation.

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Zebra Mussels Found at Reservoir Near Wichita

Posted: 07/30/2008 - Zebra mussels can take food from native fish and mussels, and their sharp edges are a hazard to swimmers. The zebra mussels were found at the Marion Reservoir.

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Judge Denies Bond for Jailed Haysville Nurse

Posted: 07/30/2008 - U.S. Magistrate Judge Donald Bostwick denied bond for Linda Schneider Wednesday because he considers her a flight risk. Schneider and her husband, Dr. Stephen Schneider, are charged with the accidental overdose deaths of 56 patients.

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Kansas Senator Giving Away Money Donated by Stevens

Posted: 07/30/2008 - Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) told his campaign to donate money he received from indicted Alaska Senator Ted Stevens to Kansas charities. The amount totals nearly $20,000.

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Council Gives City Okay to Appeal Ruling

Posted: 07/30/2008 - The Topeka City Attorney's office is allowed to appeal a ruling against it filed by Friends of Bethany Place. The city will continue to try to construct a parking lot on Bethany Place property that is listed on the register of Historic Kansas Places.

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Next Space Tourist Spending Bulk Of Fortune To Fly

Posted: 07/30/2008 - The world's next space tourist says he'll be spending the bulk of his fortune to rocket into orbit this fall. Richard Garriott, a computer game wizard, will fly aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft to the international space station.

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Crane Collapses On Texas Bridge; 1 Worker Killed

Posted: 07/30/2008 - A crane removing steel beams from an old bridge over a Central Texas river became overloaded and toppled Wednesday, killing one worker and injuring another, officials said.

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Moderate Calif. Quake A Drill For The `Big One'

Posted: 07/30/2008 - Despite shaking a large swath of Southern California, a magnitude-5.4 earthquake was not the "Big One" that scientists have long feared. Still, it rattled nerves, causing people to vow to step up their emergency preparations.

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