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501 Responds to KSHSAA Decision

Updated: 10/01/2009 - The Kansas State High School Activities Association has placed the Highland Park High School football program on administrative probation for the remainder of the 2009 season.

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Actor Dennis Hopper Rushed To New York ER

Posted: 09/30/2009 - NEW YORK (CNN) — Actor Dennis Hopper was taken to a New York City area hospital Wednesday morning for an undisclosed ailment, according to a publicist.

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From Carry-On To Ebay: The Journey of Airport Security booty

Posted: 09/30/2009 - After the U.S. government expanded the list of items prohibited on airplanes in response to the attacks of September 11, 2001, air travelers have few options but to surrender their Swiss army knives, cake cutters or whatever banned loot lies in their carry-on bags.

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Love, Pleasure, Duty: Why Women Have Sex

Posted: 09/30/2009 - Psychologists Cindy Meston and David Buss, both professors at the University of Texas at Austin, decided that the topic of "why women have sex" deserved a book of its own. They've woven scientific research together with a slew of women's voices in their new collaborative work, "Why Women Have Sex," published September 29 by Times Books.

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Car Seats Given To Highway Patrol

Posted: 09/30/2009 - A donation to the Kansas Highway Patrol should make traveling much safer for many Kansas Children.

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The 12 Most Annoying Types Of Facebookers

Posted: 09/30/2009 - Facebook, for better or worse, is like being at a big party with all your friends, family, acquaintances and co-workers. There are lots of fun, interesting people you're happy to talk to when they stroll up. Then there are the other people, the ones who make you cringe when you see them coming. This article is about those people.

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Car Lovers Seek Green Energy, Not Gas Guzzlers

Posted: 09/30/2009 - Car reviewer Daniel Gray loves to drive, but he decided to try getting around without a car for one afternoon. Readers may not realize a guy who revs engines for a living might need a ride back home after dropping off a test car in New York. In these cases, he typically takes a train most of the 55-mile trip and gets a car ride for the rest of the route.

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Obama spokesman: Video Of Beating Death 'Chilling'

Posted: 09/30/2009 - (CNN) -- The videotaped beating death of an honors student in Chicago, Illinois, is "chilling" and one of the most shocking things "you can ever see," White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said Wednesday.

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Social Media An Inviting Target For Cybercriminals

Posted: 09/30/2009 - Security experts are skeptical about whether sharing information, such as birthdays, with a broad audience is a bright idea. This is a common practice among social networks. "It's all about providing the bad guy with intelligence," said Robert Siciliano, CEO of IDtheftsecurity.com. "Back in the day, spy organizations planted someone on the inside to get proprietary data. Social media is the man on the inside. We're giving away all the intelligence for free."

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Fewer Metro Areas Suffer 10% Unemployment

Posted: 09/30/2009 - The number of U.S. metropolitan areas with jobless rates above 10% decreased in August, according to government figures released Wednesday.

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ARC Loans: How They Work

Posted: 09/30/2009 - Called "America's Recovery Capital," ARC loans are designed to make up to $35,000 available to struggling small business owners to temporarily help them keep up with payments on existing loans, including credit card debt. Authorized as part of February's stimulus bill, the program will run through Sept. 30, 2010, or until its funding runs out, whichever comes first.

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Oil Surges 4% On Gasoline Drawdown

Posted: 09/30/2009 - Oil prices rose Wednesday after the government reported a surprising decrease in gasoline stockpiles, implying improvements in demand.

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Documents: Stain In Mother's Trunk Resembles Outline Of Child

Posted: 09/30/2009 - (CNN) -- What appears to be the outline of a child in a fetal position can be seen in a photograph of the trunk liner taken from the car driven by Casey Anthony, a Florida woman charged with killing her 2-year-old daughter, according to documents released in the case.

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CIT Shares Plummet 35%

Posted: 09/30/2009 - Shares of CIT Group, one of the nation's largest lenders to small businesses, plummeted 35% Wednesday after a newspaper article said the company will hand control to bondholders or file for bankruptcy.

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Everybody's Dissing Big Media, But ...

Posted: 09/30/2009 - Nobody is reading newspapers, magazines and books anymore. Nobody is watching TV, listening to the radio or paying for music. Old media is dead! That's what "they" all say.

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Fewer Metro Areas Suffer 10% Unemployment

Posted: 09/30/2009 - The number of U.S. metropolitan areas with jobless rates above 10% decreased in August, according to government figures released Wednesday.

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AmEx Ends Annoying Gift Card Fees

Posted: 09/30/2009 - American Express will stop deducting monthly fees on gift cards that go unused after a push from complaining customers, the company announced Wednesday.

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'Unresponsive' Pilot Crashes In Indiana As F-16s Trail

Posted: 09/30/2009 - (CNN) -- A small plane crashed outside of Muncie, Indiana, as military F-16s trailed it Wednesday after its pilot failed to respond to radio calls, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) said.

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Stocks Erase Losses As Oil Spikes

Posted: 09/30/2009 - Stocks erased losses, turning higher at midsession Wednesday, as a rally in oil prices fired up the commodities sector and investors set aside worries about weaker-than-expected manufacturing and labor market reports.

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