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Water-main break knocks out power

cjonline.com — A large water-main break was quickly brought under control Thursday morning on the east edge of downtown Topeka, but before it was, it evoked images of Old Faithful as it shot water about 40 feet into the air on the south side of the Shawnee County Jail.
Jul 31, 2014

Here's @Philreports story on the water main break, with pro photos instead of the ones from my phone cjon.co/1rLYbTM

Kansas man charged with murder after foster child dies in hot car

cjonline.com — WICHITA - A Kansas man accused of leaving his 10-month-old foster child in a hot car where she died was charged Wednesday with murder.Seth M. Jackson, 29, of Wichita, made his first court appearance on a charge of with first-degree murder.
Jul 31, 2014

RT @CJOnline: Latest News: Kansas man charged with murder after foster child dies in hot car: WICHITA — A Kansas man accused... tinyurl.com/nkzqvxk

Wolf confronts Roberts at Emporia campaign stop

cjonline.com — EMPORIA - Tea party challenger Milton Wolf confronted U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts during a walking tour of downtown Emporia on Wednesday, interrupting the senator's campaign stop to call attention to his refusal to have debates ahead of the Republican primary in Kansas.Roberts remains favored to win the Aug.

New pizza restaurant to open by holiday shopping season

cjonline.com — A restaurant promising customized pizzas within minutes will open in Topeka in time for the holiday season, according to its owners.Pie Five Pizza Company will set up shop at 1129 S.W. Wanamaker in late November or early December, said Kevin Goebel, who co-owns franchise rights for the Topeka, Lawrence and Kansas City markets with his brother Kerry Goebel.
Jul 30, 2014

RT @TCJShermanSmith: Pie Five Pizza Company will set up shop at 1129 S.W. Wanamaker late this year, @meganhartMC reports cjon.co/1qo9DUu

Jul 30, 2014

Pie Five Pizza Company will set up shop at 1129 S.W. Wanamaker late this year, @meganhartMC reports cjon.co/1qo9DUu

Jul 30, 2014

Updated story on new Topeka pizza restaurant with approximate opening date: cjon.co/1qo9DUu

Late payments from state crimp mental health providers

U.S. House bill directs cell firms to aid missing person cases

cjonline.com — A U.S. House committee voted to approve legislation Wednesday requiring cellular telephone companies to collaborate with law enforcement officials nationwide in life-threatening missing person cases.The proposed federal act compelling U.S. communications firms to comply with police requests for triangulation of information captured by cell towers is named for Kelsey Smith, a Johnson County woman abducted and murdered in 2007.
Jul 31, 2014

RT @TimVCarpenter: U.S. House panel adopts version of Kelsey Smith Act to require cell phone companies to help in missing person cases. cjonline.com/news/2014-07-3…

Coming when? Mexican restaurant's opening remains in limbo

cjonline.com — An "opening soon" sign hangs on the front of Margaritas Jalisco, a Mexican restaurant at 1616 S.W. 17th, but months have passed and still no restaurant. The interior of the restaurant looks as if it is ready to open at any time, with a lonely Red Bull can seen through the window showing the only sign someone has been inside.
Jul 31, 2014

RT @cjonline: Latest News: Mexican restaurant hangs in limbo after months of promising 'coming soon': cjon.co/1zza9Vl