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Topeka Hospitality Workers Tour Their Town

Posted: 07/15/2014 - Visit Topeka hosted a "Know Your City" tour Tuesday so hospitality workers would become familiar with sites and activities they might suggest to guests they encounter in their jobs.

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Relay For Life Gets Boost From Bank

Posted: 07/15/2014 - Capitol Federal presented the American Cancer Society with a check for more than $11,000 Tuesday morning. The funds are from the bank's 2014 Relay for Life campaign.

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Jesse The Giraffe Getting Worse

Posted: 07/15/2014 - The staff at the Topeka Zoo will soon have to say goodbye to one of their biggest attractions for the last quarter-century. Jesse the Giraffe, one of the oldest in North America, is approaching the end of his life.

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10 Train Cars Derail In Marysville

Posted: 07/15/2014 - Ten cars in all went off the tracks when a freight train derailed in Marysville's Union Pacific yard early Tuesday morning, according to the Marysviille Advocate.

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Emporia State House Candidate Cited For Open Container

Posted: 07/15/2014 - Burlington Police Chief Doug Jones says Jeff Freeman, a Republican running against incumbent state Rep. Peggy Mast of Emporia in the Aug. 5 primary, was booked into the Coffey County jail Sunday.

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WuShock Tops List Of "Creepiest Mascot"

Updated: 07/16/2014 - The New York Post compiled a list of the 12 creepiest mascots they've ever seen. WuShock, Wichita State University's beloved shock of wheat, landed on that list.

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BNSF Contractor Falls Into Grain Car, Dies

Posted: 07/15/2014 - Fire department officials say 48-year-old James Breedlove died in the accident Monday at railroad yards in Kansas City, Kansas. Authorities did not release his hometown.

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More Measles Cases In Kansas

Posted: 07/15/2014 - One of the cases struck an infant too young to be immunized, while the other affected an adult.

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Most Kansas Farmers Finished With Wheat Harvest

Posted: 07/15/2014 - The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported Monday that 90 percent of wheat has been cut. That is behind the 96 percent that would be normal for this late in the season.

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Koch Group Makes Ad Buy For Kansas Congressman

Posted: 07/15/2014 - A conservative group with ties to billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch is spending big money to thank U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo for his work in Congress amid a bitter race for his seat.

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Kansas Expocentre Makes Pitch For Needed Repairs

Updated: 07/14/2014 - General Manager H.R. Cook met with Shawnee County Commissioners Monday, asking for $250,000 for capital repairs in next year's budget. Those include tearing down boilers, roof repairs and motor repairs.

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