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Washburn University Planning $30 Million Residence Hall

Updated: 06/17/2014 - Washburn University plans to build a 350-bed residence hall on the east side of its Topeka campus to end waiting lists for housing and ease congestion in its student union dining hall.

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29th And Gage May See Even More Development

Posted: 06/13/2014 - A gas station in South West Topeka may have new life. The Topeka Capital Journal reports that D L Rogers Corporation bought the property on the North East corner of SW 29th and Gage in October.

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Lawsuits Over Monsanto Wheat Centralized In Kansas

Posted: 06/13/2014 - A lawsuit filed in Arkansas against Monsanto over the May 2013 discovery of an isolated field of genetically engineered wheat in Oregon has now landed in federal court in Kansas.

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CEOs Make 296 Times More Than Workers

Posted: 06/12/2014 - CEOs earn nearly 300 times what workers do. That means the pay gap between employees and their bosses continues to widen, according to the Economic Policy Institute's latest report released Thursday.

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Great Overland Station Turns 10

Updated: 06/12/2014 - The Great Overland Station is celebrating 10 years in the capital city. The Great Overland Station opened its doors in 2004 and as a celebration is offering birthday cake, reduced admission and prizes.

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Company To Bring 40 Jobs, Investment To Pittsburg

Posted: 06/12/2014 - An Illinois company described as a national leader in home delivery, assembly and repair services is moving to southeast Kansas, where its new owner plans to invest $9 million and create 40 new jobs.

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Poverty Conference Meets In Topeka

Updated: 06/11/2014 - Poverty is on the rise in the Topeka area and a conference Wednesday morning brought community leaders and citizens together to come up with solutions.

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Report: Winter Wheat Forecast Revised Downward

Posted: 06/11/2014 - The latest government snapshot shows the Agriculture Department has revised downward its forecast for the nation's drought-stricken winter wheat crop.

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Board Of Education Makes 2 Districts 'Innovative'

Posted: 06/11/2014 - The Kansas State Board of Education has approved creating two ``innovative'' school districts, which will exempt them from most state laws and regulations governing public schools.

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Judges: Kansas School Funding Law Meets Mandate

Updated: 06/11/2014 - A three-judge state court panel in Kansas has ruled that an education funding law approved by legislators in April complies with a state Supreme Court mandate on aid to poor school districts.

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University Of Kansas Hospital Gets $2M Gift

Posted: 06/11/2014 - The University of Kansas Hospital has received a $2 million donation toward construction of a 92-bed building on its campus in Kansas City, Kansas.

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Tyson Foods Will Buy Hillshire Brands

Posted: 06/10/2014 - According to the Chicago Tribune, Tyson Foods Inc. won the bidding battle, agreeing to pay 7.8 billion dollars in a deal that will bolster its efforts in the rapidly growing breakfast segment.

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President Hosts Tumblr Event From White House

Updated: 06/10/2014 - The President delivers remarks and answers questions from folks across the country on the importance of education, college affordability, and reducing student loan debt.

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Roy Frey Store Closing After 62 Years

Updated: 06/10/2014 - After six decades, a local western lifestyle store is closing its doors. Roy Frey Western Lifestyle will hold its retirement sale celebration Thursday.

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New K-TAG Program Announced

Posted: 06/10/2014 - The Kansas Turnpike Authority is making a change to make it simpler, and cheaper to travel on the Kansas Turnpike.

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