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  1. Michael M. Pennell, Appellant, v. State of Missouri, Respondent.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | FindLaw

    Michael M. Pennell appeals from the motion court's judgment denying his motion under Rule 29.15a < 1 for post-conviction relief after an evidentiary hearing. a Movant challenges the motion court's denial, asserting he was abandoned by his post-conviction counsel and his trial counsel was ineffective for failing to properly challenge the trial court's jurisdiction.

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  2. Kansas Senate to consider tax increases to close budget gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KSNT-TV Topeka

    The Republican-dominated Kansas Senate is considering a plan to raise taxes to close a projected budget shortfall, with GOP Gov. Sam Brownback saying he isn't drawing "very clear lines" for lawmakers who are split over reversing one of his major economic initiatives. The bill up for debate Thursday in the Senate would repeal an income tax exemption for more than 330,000 business owners and farmers enacted in 2012 and replace it with a less lucrative tax credit against their payrolls.

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  3. DOC escapee captured: Girlfriend says Aliwi with her since SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Pacific Daily News

    The rape suspect who was the subject of a multi-agency manhunt was arrested last night, a day after the Department of Corrections noticed him missing from its Mangilao facility.

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  4. City workers carry out strip and hydrant repair at HPTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Capital-Journal

    City of Topeka employees have been repairing fire hydrants and cracks in the drag strip at Heartland Park Topeka as it prepares to host the NHRA's 27th annual Kansas Nationals, which runs from Friday through Sunday, city officials said Tuesday. "Heartland Park is still city-owned property and we have an obligation to ensure public safety," said Doug Gerber, the city's director of administrative and financial services.

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  5. Verizon granted permission for temporary c...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Great Bend Tribune

    Verizon Wireless will be allowed to locate a temporary cellular telephone tower near the former St. Rose Ambulatory and Surgery Center.

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  6. Take target off Kansas Bioscience AuthorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Wichita Eagle

    Some conservative state leaders may view the Kansas Bioscience Authority as an expendable source of quick cash amid the budget crisis, especially those who ideologically oppose its capturing of tax dollars for economic development. But the quasi-government agency has a record of results and deserves better than a sneak attack during the legislative session's overtime.

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  7. Bill would close Kansas bioscience agency, allow for liquidating assetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | The Wichita Eagle

    SB 305 would place the authority, a public-private partnership that invests state dollars in bioscience companies, under the control of the Kansas Department of Commerce and allow for its assets to be liquidated. The agency was created under former Gov. Kathleen Sebelius.

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  8. No Answers Yet On How Inmate Died At Topeka PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WIBW-TV Topeka

    Kansas prison officials have not said how a 28-year-old woman died at a Topeka prison two months ago. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Michele Lee Suppes died March 22 when she was an inmate at Topeka Correctional Facility.

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  9. Man escapes custody of KCK police during investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | KMBC-TV

    The Wyandotte County District Attorney's Office asked the public to help locate a man charged with escaping from custody on Tuesday. THIS DEVELOPING STORY.

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  10. Northeast Kansas Most Wanted: Andrew MayfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    The Kansas Department of Corrections needs your help to find 51 year-old Andrew Mayfield, Junior. He stands 6'2" and weighs 240 pounds.

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  11. New system could reduce wait times in line at Sedgwick County tag officesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Wichita Eagle

    Shorter wait times and lines at the Sedgwick County tag office could become a reality - possibly later this year - if the agency implements the virtual line system that county treasurer Linda Kizzire wants. The system, called QLess, would alleviate much of the in-house waiting that plagues those who head to the county's four tag office locations for vehicle tags and title work, Kizzire said.

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  12. Feds: Shawnee resident lied to gain legal entry, citizenshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Capital-Journal

    A native of Ghana and current resident of northeast Kansas who admitted using fraudulent means to obtain U.S. citizenship in 2004 now faces possible deportation. Barry Grissom, the U.S. Attorney for Kansas, said Ernest Opoku Acheampong, 44, of Shawnee, pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court at Kansas City to one count of obtaining citizenship by fraud.

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  13. OSU graduates 11,000 studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | WTVG-TV Toledo

    Ohio State University says more than 11,000 degrees are being distributed during commencement for the largest graduating class in its history. Many of those graduates were expected to receive their degrees in person during Sunday's spring commencement at Ohio Stadium, with a featured speech by football star and two-time Heisman Trophy winner Archie Griffin.

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  14. osu springRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    Ohio State University says more than 11,000 degrees are being distributed during commencement for the largest graduating class in its history. Many of those graduates were expected to receive their degrees in person during Sunday's spring commencement at Ohio Stadium, with a featured speech by football star and two-time Heisman Trophy winner Archie Griffin.

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  15. Ohio State honors its largest-ever graduating classRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | The Daily Record

    Ohio State University says more than 11,000 degrees are being distributed during commencement for the largest graduating class in its history. Many of those graduates were expected to receive their degrees in person during Sunday's spring commencement at Ohio Stadium, with a featured speech by football star and two-time Heisman Trophy winner Archie Griffin.

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  16. House committee looks to backtrack on part of 2012 tax lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The Capital-Journal

    A Republican-led House committee unveiled a bill Thursday to modify a key element of Gov. Sam Brownback's business income tax reform law that skeptics believe had yet to adequately deliver on promises of investment and job growth. Legislation heard by the House Tax Committee would strike a portion of the 2012 tax overhaul originally depicted by the governor as an adrenalin shot to the Kansas economy's heart.

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  17. Too bad lawmakers couldna t help process tax returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The Wichita Eagle

    The Eagle's Bryan Lowry reported that tens of thousands of envelopes from state income tax filers remained unopened earlier this week, likely at least in part because of short staffing related to budget cuts, and that some Kansans who filed electronically several weeks ago were awaiting refund checks. A Kansas Department of Revenue spokeswoman told Lowry on Monday that the backlog of paper returns should be processed by the end of the week.

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  18. Leavenworth man sentenced after shooting at carRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | NBC Action News

    Flood Warning issued May 7 at 10:23AM CDT expiring May 11 at 7:51AM CDT in effect for: Andrew, Buchanan Flood Warning issued May 7 at 10:23AM CDT expiring May 12 at 4:25PM CDT in effect for: Carroll, Chariton, Saline Flood Warning issued May 7 at 10:23AM CDT expiring May 12 at 1:00PM CDT in effect for: Carroll, Lafayette, Saline Flood Warning issued May 7 at 10:23AM CDT expiring May 12 at 2:48AM CDT in effect for: Jackson, Lafayette, Ray Flood Warning issued May 7 at 9:46AM CDT expiring May 10 at 3:43AM CDT in effect for: Holt LEAVENWORTH, Kan. - A 20-year-old from Leavenworth, Kan., has been sentenced to 12 months in the Kansas Department of Corrections after being convicted of firing multiple gunshots at a vehicle.

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  19. KU Bake Sale CheckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | KSNT-TV Topeka

    The KU student group "The Future Majority" tells KSNT News they sold 'Cookies for Kansas' on April 21 in response to recent cuts to educatio TOPEKA - As state lawmakers continue working to close the state's $400-million deficit, a few college students are stepping in to help, with a bake sale. The KU student group "The Future Majority" tells KSNT News they sold 'cookies for Kansas' on April 21 in response to recent cuts to education funding.

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  20. Indictments Returned in Prostitution CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | KMAN-AM Manhattan

    Reginald Newman and Tiara Newman have been charged with one count of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of a minor and one count of sex trafficking of a minor. According to U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom, the Topeka couple met the victim in March of this year and since then had conspired to engage her in prosititution.

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