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The City of Topeka Breaks National Trend on Crime

Updated: 05/28/2008 - The city of Topeka is breaking trends when it comes to violent crime, so much so that we have gained the interest of researches from Michigan State University.

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Westar Seeks 15-Percent Rate Hike

Posted: 05/28/2008 - Westar Energy filed a request with the Kansas Corporation Commission Wednesday seeking to raise $178 million in new revenue. If approved, it would increase the average homeowner's monthly bill about $10.

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Mississippi Lawmakers Consider Support for Bio Lab

Posted: 05/28/2008 - Mississippi is one of four state competing against Kansas to land the new National Bio and Agro Defense Facility. Mississippi lawmakers are meeting in special session to consider an incentive package to sweeten their bid.

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Prosecutors Defend Constitutionality of Federal Drug Law

Posted: 05/28/2008 - Prosecutors in the case against Dr. Stephen Schneider and his wife, Linda, filed court documents Wednesday disputing defense arguments that federal drug laws are unconstitutionally vague. The Schneiders are accused in the overdose deaths of 56 patients.

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Anti-Abortion Group, Governor Give Different Takes on Tiller Reception

Updated: 05/28/2008 - Anti-abortion group Operation Rescue posted pictures on its web site of Wichita abortion provider Dr. George Tiller with Gov. Kathleen Sebelius at a reception at Cedar Crest. The group says the reception honored Tiller. Sebelius says it was a charity event purchase.

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Arson to Blame for Early Morning Fire at Apartment Complex in Topeka

Updated: 05/28/2008 - Topeka Fire Department says arson caused an early morning fire at 1514 SW 17th St. just before 2:00 Wednesday morning. The two alarm fire started in the north stairwell between the second and third floors. Firefighters rescued six people from the building.

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St. Francis Room Service Receives Five-Star Innovation Award

Updated: 06/06/2008 - Topeka, Kan. - St. Francis Health Center recently received national recognition for its room service program, the only Topeka-area hospital to offer the service, garnering the highest rating possible on patient satisfaction surveys.

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Topeka Robbery Overnight on Candletree Drive

Updated: 05/28/2008 - An individual was robbed at gunpoint overnight in Topeka just before 11:00 p.m. The vicitim was held up in the 5800 block of SW Candletree Drive. Suspects still at-large and are described as two black males that fled in a minivan.

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Overnight Apartment Fire in Topeka

Updated: 05/28/2008 - An early morning fire at an aparment complex in Topeka forced residents out with extensive smoke. Authorities say fire was intentionally set. Firefighters helped residents off their balconies with ladders.

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Topeka Police Investigate Overnight Stabbing

Updated: 05/28/2008 - Police need your help finding who stabbed a man near the 800 block of North Kansas. His injuries weren't life threatening. He couldn't provide police with any description of the suspects.

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Inmate Dies At Shawnee County Jail

Posted: 05/28/2008 - Officials are still investigating what caused Davd Alan Whitt to die in the Shawnee County Jail Tuesday night. An officer discovered Whitt not breathing when the officer thought Whitt was sleeping.

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Washburn University Schedules Phone Outage May 31

Posted: 05/27/2008 - Washburn will be installing a generator that will provide power to the Bennett Computer Center server room, Morgan Hall phone room and the police department, causing the phone outage on Saturday.

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Cartoonist Visits Capital City

Posted: 05/27/2008 - "Rubes" creator Leigh Rubin spent a few days in Topeka, and really enjoyed it. He also shared with 13 news the secret of how he comes up with funny comics every day...it has to do with his "twisted" mind.

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Local Producers Call Attention to High Prices Fueled by Gas

Posted: 05/27/2008 - High gas prices are fueling increases in food and other items at the store. The trickle-down effect stems from increasing the cost to produce and transport goods. U.S. Rep. Nancy Boyda, D-Kansas, joined producers in Topeka Tuesday to draw attention to the issue.

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Beware of the "Yahoo Lottery" E-mail Scam

Posted: 05/27/2008 - Yahoo has filed a lawsuit in new york against a group calling themselves "Yahoo Lottery." The group has been sending out spam e-mails trying to trick people into believing they've won some type of lottery or prize.

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Governor Sebelius Meets with Korean Ambassador

Updated: 05/27/2008 - Tuesday Governor Sebelius met with Korean ambassador Lee Tae-Sik to talk about opportunities for Korean investments in Kansas, and also for Kansas exports that may be of use to Korea.

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Give Blood, Save a Life

Updated: 06/06/2008 - Dozens of Northeast Kansans drove to West Ridge mall to help save lives Tuesday. All part of the community blood center's media blood drive challenge.

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Prosecutors Say They Didn't Interfere with Proceedings against Doctor

Posted: 05/27/2008 - Prosecutors in the criminal case against Dr. Stephen Schneider and his wife, Linda, deny they improperly asserted federal authority over the state's regulation of medicine. The defense wants the court to stay the case. The Schneider's clinic is linked to the overdose deaths of 56 patients.

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Secretary of State Speaks at AUSA

Posted: 05/27/2008 - Kansas Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh spoke at the Association of the United States Army meeting Tuesday. Thornburgh swore in officers and talked about upcoming elections.

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USDA to Open CRP Land for Feeding Purposes

Posted: 05/27/2008 - Sen. Pat Roberts says the USDA will open certain CRP lands for haying and grazing. The new use will open when the primary nesting season ends for grass-nesting birds. CRP participants can sign up at their local Farm Service Agency starting June 2.

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