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Jerry Lewis Telethon Raises Record $65 Million for MDA

Posted: 09/02/2008 - Jerry Lewis raised a record $65 million for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in his annual Labor Day telethon, a benefit that also made a pitch for those inconvenienced by Hurricane Gustav.

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Consultant Says State Workers Give Up Passwords

Posted: 09/01/2008 - A consultant hired to try breaking into computer at the Kansas Health Policy Authority was unsuccessful when using a password cracker. He was successful by impersonating a technician and sending out an email asking employees for their passwords.

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Kansas Utility Trucks Head to Gulf Coast

Posted: 09/01/2008 - 50 to 75 electrical trucks from different companies in Kansas head to the Gulf Coast to help restore power lines downed by Gustav. Gustav has now weakened to a tropical storm. Kansas also has sent National Guard and Red Cross aid to help in the recovery process.

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MDA Telethon Raises over $200,000 in NE Kansas

Posted: 09/01/2008 - The 2008 annual Labor Day Jerry Lewis MDA telethon raises $222,424 in Northeast Kansas. Members of the 13 News team joined Topeka Harley Davidson in raising money to help those suffering from Muscular Dystrophy.

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Accident in Morris County Sends Two to Hospital

Posted: 09/01/2008 - 23-year-old Tamera Kreger hits the side of a vehicle driven by a 17-year-old that failed to yield at a stop sign and pulled out in front of Kreger's vehicle on Highway 56 west of Council Grove. Kreger and the 17-year-old both suffered injuries.

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Jobs Growing Faster Than Demand

Posted: 09/01/2008 - A new state labor report says 5 of the top 10 fastest growing occupations in Kansas will see a 40 percent rise in demand through 2014.

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Labor Day Laborers

Posted: 09/01/2008 - Not everyone could take off on Labor Day...in fact, many were hard at work making sure those with the day off had a great day off.

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Need For Nurses, Teachers Rising

Posted: 09/01/2008 - A new state labor report says five of the top 10 fastest-growing occupations in Kansas will see a 40 percent rise in demand through 2014.

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Westar Rate Hearings Held This Week

Posted: 09/01/2008 - Westar Energy is holding three public hearings this week on its request for a 15-percent increase in residential electric rates.

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Schools Paint Gloomy Picture if Cuts Ordered

Posted: 08/31/2008 - University of Kansas Chancellor Robert Hemenway says higher education in Kansas would suffer if the state forces colleges and universities to cut 7 percent from their budgets in the next two years.

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Man Caught Stealing From Lumber Yard

Posted: 08/31/2008 - Police and the owner of the lumber yard responded to the alarm sounded, when a sweep was made they found the burglary suspect inside.

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Volunteer Firefighters Lose Everything In Fire

Updated: 08/31/2008 - The worst part for the family was losing the only remaining belongings of the infant who died seven years ago. They say faith will carry them through.

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Topeka Railroad Festival Time!

Updated: 04/28/2009 - It's full steam ahead as the Great Overland Station introduces the new Topeka Railroad Festival Saturday too celebrate the railroad heritage of Topeka.

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Sitter Admits To Beating Baby To Death

Posted: 08/30/2008 - A Wichita woman intentionally beat her roommate's 19-month-old son to death. She will face about 19 years in prison.

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Lawrence Recycling Rate High

Posted: 08/30/2008 - A new report shows that the Lawrence recycling rate surpasses the national average. 35 percent of the city's garbage is being recycled.

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Train-Tanker Accident Leaves Two Dead

Posted: 08/30/2008 - Two people are dead after a train and tanker collide near Medford. The accident caused an explosion, and left a third victim with severe burns.

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Tax Rebate: Time Running Out

Posted: 08/30/2008 - Time is running out for stimulus checks...the deadline to file is October 15. In Kansas City, some 24,000 people have yet to file.

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