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Justice Ginsburg Will Have Chemotherapy

Updated: 03/17/2009 - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she will begin chemotherapy later this month, following her surgery in February for pancreatic cancer.

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Mich. Teen Turns To Web For Help Getting To UND

Updated: 03/17/2009 - The name of Rachel Harris' Web site says it all. The 17-year-old high school senior recently launched http://iwanttogotonotredame.com to help her raise money to pay for an education at the school. The site includes copies of her Notre Dame application form, letters of recommendation and her high school transcript.

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Research: Diabetes Ups Alzheimer’s Risk

Updated: 03/17/2009 - Diabetes can hurt the heart, the eyes and the kidneys. New research indicates a more ominous link: That diabetes increases the risk of getting Alzheimer's disease and may speed dementia once it strikes.

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8 Americans Killed In Mexico Bus Crash

Updated: 03/17/2009 - A tractor-trailer slammed into a bus carrying Canadian and U.S. tourists in northern Mexico, killing 11, officials said Tuesday.

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Prison Living: Sex, Drugs And Recliners

Updated: 03/17/2009 - Inside the small brick building across from the courthouse, inmates had the run of the place, having sex with their jailer girlfriends, bringing in recliners, taking drugs and chatting on cell phones supplied by friends or guards, according to authorities.

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Legally Blind Mo. Man Saves Woman From Attacker

Updated: 03/17/2009 - A legally blind man was credited with saving a woman after authorities said a 45-year-old man broke into her apartment on Saturday night. Authorities said the man, a convicted rapist, was waiting for the woman to return home from work.

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China's Milk Victims Claim Intimidation

Updated: 03/17/2009 - Families whose children fell ill from tainted milk have come under pressure to drop compensation lawsuits, victims' advocates said Tuesday, showing the government's lingering uneasiness over one of China's worst contamination scandals.

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China Voices Concern as Tensions Flare in Koreas

Updated: 03/17/2009 - China expressed concern Tuesday over tensions on the Korean peninsula, as North Korea's premier arrived in Beijing ahead of his country's plans to launch a rocket next month.

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Advance Voting Ballots Sent Out Today

Updated: 03/17/2009 - Anyone wanting to vote in advance may either download and application from the county Web site or by calling the Election Office at (785) 256-0285 and request that an application be mailed.

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$50M Lawsuit Brewing Over Chimp Attack

Updated: 03/17/2009 - The family of a Connecticut woman mauled by a chimpanzee last month filed preliminary legal papers seeking $50 million in damages against the primate's owner.

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New Home Construction Makes Big Jump

Updated: 03/17/2009 - The number of new housing projects that builders broke ground on in February rose sharply, defying economists' forecasts for yet another drop in activity.

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Madoff Victims Get Relief From IRS

Updated: 03/17/2009 - The Internal Revenue Service issued guidelines Tuesday that will allow tax relief and refunds for some Bernard Madoff victims who were levied for investment earnings that turned out to be nonexistent.

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73 AIG Bonuses Hit Million-Dollar Mark

Updated: 03/17/2009 - Troubled insurance giant American International Group paid bonuses of $1 million or more to 73 employees, including 11 who no longer work for the company, New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday.

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Feds won't Prosecute Atlanta Courthouse Shooter

Updated: 03/17/2009 - Federal prosecutors say they won't bring more charges against a man convicted of gunning down four people during a 2005 shooting spree that started at an Atlanta courthouse.

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Kansas Senate Approves Abortion Bill

Updated: 03/17/2009 - The Kansas Senate has approved a bill imposing new requirements on abortion providers, sending it to Gov. Kathleen Sebelius.

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Kansas House Panel Working State Budget

Updated: 03/17/2009 - The House Appropriations Committee is nearing completion of the state budget for fiscal year 2010, mixing federal stimulus dollars with selected cuts.

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Daughter Confronts Austrian Incest Father in Video

Updated: 03/17/2009 - The woman who bore seven children through incest and was allegedly locked in a squalid dungeon for 24 years confronted her father Tuesday in a videotape shown in court - testimony that could send him to prison for life. Josef Fritzl, 73, has been charged with murder, enslavement, incest and rape in a case that has drawn media attention from around the world for its shocking allegations.

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