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Wichita State And Engineering Firm Form Partnership

Posted: 07/16/2014 - Wichita State University says it has formed a partnership with an engineering services company from India that it hopes will eventually create new jobs and avoid big layoffs in the aerospace industry.

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Judge Sets Hearing In Kansas Insurance Fraud Case

Posted: 07/16/2014 - A federal judge will hear arguments on whether to dismiss the bulk of a wide-ranging indictment accusing a former Kansas insurance agent with stealing nearly $2 million from policyholders.

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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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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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6 Ways To Become Rich Without Even Trying

Posted: 07/14/2014 - Although many, perhaps most, people doubt they can save and invest that much, in reality building up a $1 million nest-egg is pretty easy.

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Movie Being Shot Monday In NOTO

Posted: 07/14/2014 - Have you ever wanted to be in a movie?? Well here's your chance. Extras are needed Monday to be in the filming of a movie based on story by Topeka's favorite writer, Tom Averill.

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State Begins Distributing Tax Refunds

Updated: 07/14/2014 - The state is now distributing about 20,000 tax refunds that were frozen for two weeks at the end of the last fiscal year.

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Mystery Company Has No Money But Is Valued At $4.5B

Posted: 07/11/2014 - Ordinarily, a money-losing company like Cynk Technology Corp. would languish on the over-the-counter stock market and attract little attention from either investors or the media.

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Kansas Wheat Crop Estimates Downgraded

Posted: 07/11/2014 - The latest forecast released by the Agriculture Department shows the toll from a widespread drought has cut the wheat harvest 26% from 2013.

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Hays Officials Vote To Ease Water Restrictions

Posted: 07/11/2014 - Although they remain in a drought, the Hays City Commission voted to ease water restrictions. Citing significant rainfall, commissioners voted Thursday to move the city from restrictive water warning to water watch.

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Amtrak Looks To The Future

Updated: 07/11/2014 - Amtrak executives met with Topeka leaders to discuss the future of the railroad in the capital city.

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Will They Knock Down The Astrodome?

Posted: 07/11/2014 - The Astrodome, which opened in April 1965 as an engineering marvel, hasn't had a tenant since 2003 when the Houston Rodeo moved to a new stadium next door.

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State Delays Rollout Of System To Prevent Fraud

Updated: 07/09/2014 - The state has again delayed implementation of a new computer system designed to prevent fraud and improve efficiency in applications for social services.

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Feds Ask Court To Dismiss Wyandotte Nation Lawsuit

Posted: 07/09/2014 - The government has asked a federal judge to dismiss as moot the last remaining claim in a lawsuit filed by an Oklahoma tribe seeking to build a casino on suburban Wichita land.

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Hostess Return A Sweet Deal For Emporia

Updated: 07/08/2014 - Emporia has seen jobs return and millions of dollars in investments since its Hostess Brands plant reopened last year and expanded this year.

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Topeka Airport: More People Flying, But Not Enough

Updated: 07/08/2014 - Six months after United Airlines began flying to Chicago out of Topeka Regional Airport, ridership is increasing but airport officials say it needs to continue climbing.

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Colorado Waitresses Tote Food And Firearms

Updated: 07/08/2014 - The town is called Rifle. The grill is called Shooters. So it's no surprise that the waitresses have an unusual dress code, CBS News correspondent Barry Petersen reports.

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Kansas School Board Faces Decision On Test Data

Posted: 07/08/2014 - Kansas State Board of Education members face a decision about how much data to release from statewide math and reading tests after public schools faced problems administering the exams.

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