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GM Says Bondholder Offer Fails; Bankruptcy Likely

Updated: 05/27/2009 - A General Motors Corp. bankruptcy filing seemed inevitable after a rebellion by its bondholders forced it to withdraw on Wednesday a plan to swap bond debt for company stock.

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Staples Profit Falls 33% in 1st Quarter

Updated: 05/27/2009 - Office products retailer Staples Inc. said Wednesday its profit fell 33 percent in the first quarter as higher operating expenses and one-time costs more than outweighed the benefit of a newly purchased supply chain business.

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Man Electrocuted in South Wichita

Updated: 05/27/2009 - Investigators say the man was electrocuted Tuesday night after he heard popping from the downed power line and went outside to move a container of propane. The power line arched across him, killing him almost instantly and setting him on fire.

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First Look: Farley Elementary

Posted: 05/26/2009 - 13 News took an exclusive tour of Farley Elementary School with a group of incoming teachers on Tuesday. Video of the inside of the building is included.

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Diabetes and the Supreme Court Nominee

Posted: 05/26/2009 - Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor was diagnosed at age 8 with Type 1 diabetes, an incurable condition but one that the White House concluded, after talking with her doctor, that the 54-year-old has under good control.

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Mike Tyson's Daughter Dies after Accident in Home

Posted: 05/26/2009 - Phoenix police spokesman Andy Hill said Exodus Tyson was pronounced dead in a hospital just before noon Tuesday. Police have said an investigation showed it was a ``tragic accident.''

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Big NFL Players are Prone to High Blood Pressure

Posted: 05/26/2009 - Supersized pro football players are prone to high blood pressure but fare better on some other health measures than more average-sized men, new NFL-sponsored research shows. The mixed results suggest that intense physical conditioning can help reduce but not wipe out ill effects excess weight has on heart disease-related risks.

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FOE Hands Out Checks

Updated: 05/26/2009 - The Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary handed out six checks to charities during there regular meeting tonight.

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Boat, Planes Search Gulf for Grad Gone Overboard

Posted: 05/26/2009 - The Coast Guard searched the Gulf of Mexico by boat and from the air for a second day Tuesday for an 18-year-old from Louisiana who fell overboard during a cruise to celebrate his high school graduation.

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Former Hutchinson, Kansas Coach Convicted in Sex Case

Posted: 05/26/2009 - Thirty-five-year-old Bradly S. Specht was found guilty Friday in Reno County District Court after pleading no contest to a single count of unlawful sexual relations. He was accused of having sex with a 16-year old student.

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Topeka Soldier Bests Colleagues

Posted: 05/26/2009 - Spec. Travis Weaver, a Topeka West grad serving at Ft. Bragg, NC, earned the title of XVIII Airboren Corps Soldier of the Year and will compete for National Soldier of the Year honors in July.

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Parents of Teen Cancer Patient Agree to Chemo

Posted: 05/26/2009 - 13-year old Daniel Hauser's parents have agreed to get chemotherapy for their son and a judge says the boy can stay with them. Hauser and his mother left the state last week to seek alternative treatments.

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Kansas Now Has 74 Confirmed Cases of H1N1

Posted: 05/26/2009 - The state Department of Health and Environment said Tuesday that four additional cases of the virus had been confirmed, two each in Riley and Geary counties.

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One Dead in Barton County Shooting

Posted: 05/26/2009 - Law enforcement officers are investigating an early morning shooting that has left one dead in rural Barton County.

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