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'Bully' Black Bear Bounced From Topeka Zoo, Sis Too

Updated: 05/13/2014 - Two of the Topeka Zoo's American Black Bears will soon head to a new home. Six year-old JD - the zoo's only boy bear - and his sister, Katie, are going to an unidentified zoo in the Northwest.

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Wichita Man Dies In Hawaii

Updated: 05/13/2014 - According to the Hawaii Star Advertiser, a man was found face down in the water off "Black Rock" in Kaanapali on Sunday. Rescuers brought him to the shore, but were unable to save him and he died at the scene.

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Reported Stabbing In Central Topeka

Updated: 05/12/2014 - Authorities were called to the intersection of SW 11th Street and SW Topeka Blvd. just before 3:00 p.m. where they found a victim.

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Kansas Board To Meet At Brown Historic Site

Posted: 05/12/2014 - The Kansas State Board of Education will hold part of its monthly meeting at the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka to mark the 60th anniversary of the landmark desegregation ruling.

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Robber Sentenced For Shooting McDonald's Manager

Posted: 05/12/2014 - A Missouri man has been sentenced to slightly more than eight years in prison for a robbery at a McDonald's restaurant in Kansas where the manager was shot and wounded.

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Kansans Rally To Bring Back Missing Nigerian Girls

Updated: 05/13/2014 - Kansans in Lawrence rallied over the weekend, joining voices around the world calling for the Nigerian government to find 300 missing schoolgirls who were kidnapped last month by Islamic militant group, Boko Haram.

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Family Tests Kansas Water Law, Claims Impairment

Posted: 05/12/2014 - A western Kansas family concerned about the future of the Ogallala aquifer is testing a state water law that allows senior water rights holders to force junior rights holders to reduce irrigation or be shut off completely.

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University of Kansas Gets New Bee Colony

Posted: 05/12/2014 - A new bee colony is on exhibit at the University of Kansas Natural History Museum after the previous denizens of the sixth-floor display succumbed to cold weather and wind.

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Washburn University Seeks Jurors For Mock Trials

Posted: 05/12/2014 - Plenty of Kansas residents try to avoid the real thing, but Washburn University's law school hopes that several dozen Topeka-area residents will volunteer to do jury duty for mock trials to help train aspiring attorneys.

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Sen. Roberts In Dispute Over Residency

Posted: 05/11/2014 - The Kansas Republican Party has stepped into a dispute over whether U.S. Senator Pat Roberts is eligible to run for re-election and suggested to a state board that it probably doesn't have the authority to settle the issue.

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