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3 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Running Dry | Targeting Toxins And Other Emerging Issues

The same toxins from algae that spark warnings at Kansas lakes and recently shut down the water supply for Toledo, Ohio are showing up in the source of water for several cities, including Topeka.

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Related Topix: Topeka, KS, Milford, KS, Junction City, KS

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Gardner News and The Spring Hill ...

Television crew spends day filming in town

Television host Todd Hansen and a production crew stopped UPS driver Rick. Rick spun a board game-type wheel sending the crew south and west to find a story to tell.

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Daily Kos

Kansas Democrat Endorses Independent Greg Orman

There are times in a political party where the calculations that are made go far beyond dollars and cents, beyond party loyalty, and straight to the fact that the people who are involved in a race are also human beings.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pat Roberts, Representative Tim Huelskamp, Sam Brownback, Kansas Government

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Public Health Advisories, Warnings Concerning Blue-Green Algae in Kansas Waters

TOPEKA, Kan. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment samples publicly accessible bodies of water for cyanobacteria, commonly called blue-green algae, when the agency is alerted to a potential algae bloom in Kansas lakes.

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Related Topix: Wildlife, Outdoor Recreation, Sports, Swimming

Charleston City Paper

Live Music: Rachel Kate; Phantom Playboys; Kansas Bible Company; Emily and the Complexes

Brian Wilson once sang, "I just wasn't made for these times." If this has ever crossed your mind while listening to 1950s rock 'n' roll, you should probably check out Phantom Playboys, a rockabilly troupe out of Chapel Hill, N.C. The band came together a year and a half ago, and it includes vocalist and saxophonist Eric Lawson, guitarist Jake "Hot ... (more)

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The Capital-Journal

KDOT announces $1.2 billion in Kansas road improvements

The Kansas Department of Transportation on Thursday announced a projected $1.2 billion improvement program for highways, bridge replacement and local projects throughout the state.

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Related Topix: Sedgwick County, KS, Wichita, KS, Gove County, KS, Trego County, KS, Kansas City, KS

Manhattan Mercury

Northeast Kansas officials clinic

The Northeast Kansas Officials Association will hold its annual high school football official's clinic this Sunday, Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. The clinic will take place at the main fire station located at the corner of Kimball and Denison in the meeting room.

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WIBW-TV Topeka

'In Cold Blood' Files Case Returns To Court

At issue are case files kept at the home of a deceased Kansas Bureau of Investigation agent who was part of the probe into the killings of Herb and Bonnie Clutter and two of their children at their farmhouse in Holcomb.

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The Capital-Journal

Kansas bail bondsman trial for sexual coercion moved to Sept. 9

The often-delayed trial for a Kansas bail bondsman accused of coercing women he bailed out of jail to have sex with him is now scheduled for Sept.

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University of Kansas

Rock Chalk Roadshow coming to five Kansas cities

The annual Rock Chalk Roadshow will hit the road on from Sunday, Aug. 24, to Thursday, Aug. 28, with tour events in Pittsburg, Salina, Hutchinson, Garden City and Hays, and it will include visits with prospective students and families from 163 Kansas schools.

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Related Topix: Garden City, KS, Hays, KS, University of Kansas

WIBW-TV Topeka

Running Dry | What's Threatening Our Water Supply

Whether it's drinking, washing hands or taking care of the lawn and garden, most people use water dozens of times every day without a second thought.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Perry, KS

The Wichita Eagle

Now Consider This: GOP looks strong in most down-ballot statewide races

Beyond the headline, which was "Roberts, Brownback both struggling in Kansas," the latest survey results from Public Policy Polling were about as expected in this heavily Republican state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

NJ Governor Chris Christie Stops In Kansas City To Support Brownback

He said he never expected Kansas to be an easy win for Brownback, noting that the state previously elected democrat Kathleen Sebelius as Governor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chris Christie, US Governors, Kansas Government, Kathleen Sebelius

OttawaHerald.com

Polls show close Kansas races

Public Policy Polling released its most recent poll results of Kansas elections Tuesday, and the race for governor is much closer than Rasmussen Reports' polls - which did not name Keen Umbehr as a candidate - showed just a week previously.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, US Governors

Daily Mail

Meet the women who fall in love with convicted murderers

Meet the women who fall in love with convicted murderers and abandon their families for life on the run: The seedy world of prison relationships revealed In the film Labor Day, Kate Winslet plays a woman who falls in love with a violent escaped criminal with a penchant for peach pie and a heart of gold.

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Related Topix: Prison, Celebrities, Kate Winslet

WIBW-TV Topeka

Cosmosphere Hosting Astronauts This Weekend

Several astronauts will touch down this weekend in Hutchinson, as part of a fundraiser for the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center.

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Related Topix: Apollo 13, Drama Movies, History Movies, Adventure, Jim Lovell

WIBW-TV Topeka

Kansas Man Indicted For Movie Fraud Scheme

Federal prosecutors say they have indicted a Derby man who created dozens of false identities so he could buy discounted DVD and Blue-ray movies and then resell them.

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KAKE

I-Team Scam Alert: Kansans threatened over tax debts.

Customers have alerted the Kansas Department of Revenue to fraud schemes where taxpayers are threatened with garnishment if they don't pay a tax debt.

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The Capital-Journal

Missouri businesses look to Kansas wind energy to meet EPA regulation

Two Missouri utilities are looking to Kansas companies to help meet carbon dioxide emission targets proposed by a federal agency.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Sam Brownback, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy, US Governors

WIBW-TV Topeka

Man Guilty Of Spying On Family From Under A Bed

A northeast Kansas man who was discovered by a child to be hiding under a bed will be sentenced next month for criminal trespass and other charges.

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