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Manhattan Drug Sweep Nets Ten

Posted: 05/01/2008 - Officers from three Kansas counties and the KBI team up to to arrest ten people Thursday morning as part of an investigation into the sale of marijuana and crack cocaine in Riley county.

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Teacher, 68, Faces More Charges for Sexual Abuse

Posted: 05/01/2008 - Buhler teacher accused of sexual abuse against a male student has charges upgraded from a single count of indecent liberties with a child to three counts of aggravated indecent liberties with a child, had taught at Buhler high for four years before being suspended in Nov.

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Miami Tavern Fire

Updated: 05/01/2008 - The Miami Tavern in the east part of Topeka was the scene of a fire.

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Rapping About Fractions

Updated: 05/02/2008 - The question is can hip hop music be educational? D.J. Duey says yes as he goes to the Kickapoo Nation School.

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Coal Plants' Fate May Rest on Side Deal

Posted: 05/01/2008 - In order to get enough support in the House to override Gov. Sebelius' veto of the proposed coal plants in southwest Kansas, legislators consider moving the plats as far east as Kansas City. The Governor vetoed the latest legislation allowing the plants Wednesday and was promptly overridden by the Senate.

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Teenager Identified in Fatal Shooting

Updated: 05/01/2008 - Topeka police begin investigating the death of a teen discovered early Thursday morning in the backyard of a home on Minnesota. Detectives are investigating the death as a homicide, but are releasing few details at this point.

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Kansas City Moves "Day of Prayer"

Posted: 04/30/2008 - Originally promoted as an event at Liberty Memorial.. Kansas City ministers say the city's observance of today's "National Day of Prayer" will be moved inside to Bartle Hall.

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House Honors Retiring Chief Clerk

Updated: 04/30/2008 - Chief Clerk Janet Jones will retire after 34 years of public service. Wednesday when the legislature resumed its session, it recognized Jones for her service, and passed a resolution in recognition of her work.

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Service Held for Coach Elliot

Posted: 04/30/2008 - Dusty workman sang and friends and family shared memories to honor Larry Elliott.

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Chamber of Commerce Fast Forward at Falley Field

Posted: 04/30/2008 - Chamber members took in the Ichabods inner squad scrimmage getting a view of the new infield turf, upgraded bullpens, batting cages and warning track at Falley field.

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Wheelhawks Give Celebrities Shot at Wheelchair Basketball

Updated: 04/30/2008 - The Kansas Wheelhawks wheelchair basketball team invited celebrities to try out their game. 13's Melissa Brunner and Drew Switzer were among those taking part, raising money for the Wheelhawks and raising awareness of accessible sports.

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Senate Overrides, House Waits

Posted: 04/30/2008 - Kansas House members adjourned late today without taking an override vote on the Holcomb coal-fired plants. Senators voted to override Governor Kathleen Sebelius' decision, following a stinging criticism in a morning news conference.

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Chief Justice Roberts at KU

Updated: 04/30/2008 - Chief Justice John Roberts, speaking at the University of Kansas, tells a Lawrence audience why the Constitution shouldn't be described as "living or dead."

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6th and Market Improvements

Posted: 04/30/2008 - A Topeka traffic improvement project widening 6th between Golden and Market moves into its next phase on May 1st.

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Nemaha Valley Groundbreaking

Updated: 04/30/2008 - Nemaha Valley elementary and middle school students are digging in on the efforts for the first phases of construction. Much of their schools were destroyed in the March '07 fire.

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Silent Protest at the Capitol

Posted: 04/30/2008 - Currently more than three thousand are on the state's waiting list for services.

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Abortion Bill Override Falls Short

Posted: 04/30/2008 - Governor claimed when vetoing the bill that the legislation could deprive women of lifesaving medical care. Beyond imposing new restrictions on abortion providers, the bill would have allowed lawsuits to block late-term abortions.

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TFD Release Photo from Wal-Mart Fire

Posted: 04/30/2008 - The Topeka Fire Department has released photos of a blue truck it believes may have been involved in Saturday night's fire at a Topeka Wal-Mart store in addition to the picture of two people who may have been involved

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Senate Overrides Coal Plant Veto

Updated: 04/30/2008 - The Senate moved quickly to override Gov. Sebelius' veto of the legislation allowing for two coal plants in SW Kansas by a 32-7 margin, five votes more than needed. The House is expected to vote on the override later Wednesday.

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Kansas Beef Processor Cited For Humane Violations

Posted: 04/30/2008 - Two of the nation's largest meat processors that provide meat for the National School Lunch Program, including a National Beef Packing plant in Dodge City, have significant problems with the treatment of cattle after government inspection.

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Have You Seen This Van?

Posted: 04/29/2008 - This week's featured Hot Wheels vehicle was stolen sometime between 4:30 p.m. April 17 and 4:30 a.m. April 28 in the 2100 block of SW Potomac, Topeka. The van should stand out with New Orleans Saints paraphernalia on the flag, front tag and back window.

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KDOT Targets Teens Through Web

Posted: 04/29/2008 - The Kansas Department of Transportation is trying to teach teenagers good driving habits -- so they're hitting them where they spend the most time -- the web! They are asking other teens to start a safe driving revolution on the internet.

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Sebelius, Governors to Talk Energy

Posted: 04/29/2008 - National Governors Association Securing a Clean Energy Future Initiative to hold summit in Overland Park next week. Talks will focus on clean power and efficiency.

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Study Says KS Casinos Would Bring in $739 million

Posted: 04/29/2008 - With four state-owned casinos in the application process and slots at the race tracks in the works, a study for the Kansas Lottery says those entitites would generate $739 million in revenue for the state.

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