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Emporia Smoking Ban Passes by 6 Votes

Updated: 04/10/2009 - Emporia smoking ban passes by 6 votes - 2,369 to 2,363. Effective at midnight, it will ban smoking in public places and the area within 10 feet of doorways.

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Stubbs Requests Recount in Topeka City Council Race

Updated: 04/10/2009 - The Shawnee County vote canvass narrowed Robert Archer's margin of victory from 5 votes to 3 in Topeka's District 7 City Council Race. Opponent Lisa Stubbs says she'll request a recount. It will take place Monday.

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Kan. Senator Defends Stance on Sebelius Nomination

Updated: 04/10/2009 - Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback acknowledges that abortion opponents are upset with him for not opposing Gov. Kathleen Sebelius' nomination as U.S. secretary of health and human services.

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Feds Charge Kan. Immigrant Deported 6 Times

Updated: 04/10/2009 - Rosendo Lugo-Castro apparently really wants to be in the United States. The Mexican national was charged Tuesday with illegal entry after deportation after authorities found him in Wichita on March 30.

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Space: The final frontier for cell phones?

Updated: 04/10/2009 - The vast, thinly populated expanses of the country that still lack cell phone coverage could be getting an interesting option next year: ordinary-looking cell phones that connect to a satellite when there's no cell tower around.

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China's birth limits create dangerous gender gap

Updated: 04/10/2009 - China has 32 million more young men than young women - a gender gap that could lead to increasing crime - because parents facing strict birth limits abort female fetuses to have a son, a study released Friday said.

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I, robot _ and gardener: MIT droids tend plants

Updated: 04/10/2009 - These gardeners would have green thumbs - if they had thumbs. A class of undergraduates at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has created a set of robots that can water, harvest and pollinate cherry tomato plants.

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Toyota's jobless pin hopes on motor city recovery

Updated: 04/10/2009 - The optimistically named "hello work" unemployment office here is jam-packed with anxious faces these days as the city named after Japan's top automaker bids goodbye to the boom times.

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Student shoots 3 in Greek College, Kills Himself

Updated: 04/10/2009 - A teenage student armed with two handguns, dozens of bullets and a knife opened fire in a vocational training college in Athens Friday, wounding three people before shooting himself in the head, Greek authorities said.

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