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MIT Create Robotic Fish

Posted: 08/31/2009 - Schools of robotic fish could one day map the ocean floor, detect pollution or inspect and survey submerged boats or oil and gas pipelines, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say.

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Carville "Slightly Miffed" At Obama

Posted: 08/31/2009 - A prominent Democrat who is also a Louisiana native said Sunday he was somewhat offended that President Obama has yet to pay a visit to New Orleans, a city trying to rebuild after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina four years ago.

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King Won't Challenge Gillibrand For Senate Seat

Posted: 08/31/2009 - The Republican congressman from New York State announced that he won't take on Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand next year when the appointed senator runs for the final two years of Hillary Clinton's term.

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Mass. Senate To Hear Succession Bill

Posted: 08/31/2009 - Two Massachusetts political sources say the Joint Elections Committee in the state legislature plans to hear a Senate succession bill in just a week and a half.

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Reid Responds To Media Attack

Posted: 08/31/2009 - A spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Monday responded to a scathing column published in Sunday's Las Vegas Review-Journal that recounted an unfriendly encounter between Reid and the paper's advertising director, in which the Nevada senator told the executive: "I hope you go out of business."

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McDonnell Research Paper Draws Controversy

Posted: 08/31/2009 - Eager to draw attention Bob McDonnell's conservative roots, campaign advisers to Democrat Creigh Deeds on Monday called McDonnell's newly-discovered 1989 graduate thesis a "devastating" revelation that threatens to sink the Republican's campaign for the Virginia governor's mansion.

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Homeowners Growing Frustrated

Posted: 08/31/2009 - When President Obama unveiled the Making Home Affordable Program in March, he said it would help "responsible folks who have been making their payments" reduce their monthly mortgage bills and avoid losing their homes to foreclosure.But six months into the program, only 6 percent of the 4 million eligible homeowners have gotten help. A lot more say they've been frustrated with the runaround they've been getting from lenders.

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Wisconsin Rep. Treated For Cancer

Posted: 08/31/2009 - Wisconsin Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner announced Monday that he is starting treatment for early stage prostate cancer, but said that it was "caught in time."

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Steele: No Guilt Trip After Kennedy Death

Posted: 08/31/2009 - Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele said Monday that Americans shouldn't be "guilted" into passing health care reform because of the death of Sen. Ted Kennedy.

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Palin Heading To Hong Kong

Posted: 08/31/2009 - Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's first major speaking engagement after leaving office won't be in Iowa, New Hampshire or South Carolina. Instead, she's apparently headed to Hong Kong.

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FEMA Red Tape Keeps Families In Toxic Trailers

Posted: 08/31/2009 - Hard times are hardly new in Pass Christian, Miss., but four years after Hurricane Katrina tore this area apart, Ritamarie Northrop still calls a FEMA travel trailer home.

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Where Does Health Debate Go Next

Posted: 08/31/2009 - As Congress prepares to come back from its August recess and tackle health care reform, the question arises whether lawmakers will do something in honor of the "Lion of the Senate" -- or should Congress simply start over?

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KSU Health Tips: Choose Foods, Lifestyle to Prevent Diabetes

Posted: 08/31/2009 - In the U.S., about 8 percent of the population - 24 million children and adults - has diabetes. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also reports that about 57 million Americans have pre-diabetes, and that one in three children born after 2000 is at risk of developing the disease.

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EPA To Host Workshops In Kansas

Posted: 08/31/2009 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 7 will host five free workshops in September 2009 for the 2010 Brownfields grant competition.

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FDA: Risks Of Tap Water Underestimated

Posted: 08/31/2009 - The risks of tap water are underestimated. In fact, agency officials believe that millions of Americans suffer from acute gastrointestinal illness every year from drinking tap water.

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K-State News Briefs

Posted: 08/31/2009 - Spider mites are attracted to a variety of plants, and tomatoes happen to be one of them, a Kansas State University horticulturist said.

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Topeka Tenants Upset At Landlord Pastor

Updated: 08/31/2009 - Tenants in a Topeka townhouse say they are dealing with black mold, flooding, and parts of their ceiling crashing in. Their landlord is Pastor Gordon Shipley of the Good News Church in Topeka on SW Burlingame Road.

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KU: Flu Students Should Stay Home

Posted: 08/31/2009 - The University of Kansas is now advising otherwise healthy students experiencing flu-like symptoms — such as fever and a cough — to stay home and call for assistance instead of visiting the student health center in person. This shift in policy reflects evidence that, in general, students with flu-like symptoms are reporting mild symptoms that do not require medical treatment.

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Pakistan Denies Altering Missiles

Posted: 08/31/2009 - Pakistan on Sunday rejected a report in The New York Times that said it illegally modified U.S.-supplied anti-ship missiles to make them capable of striking land-based targets.

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Two Firefighters Died Near California Fire

Posted: 08/31/2009 - Two firefighters died Sunday afternoon as a fast-spreading wildfire in Los Angeles County grew to more than 42,000 acres, a fire official said.

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Jay-Z To Hold 9/11 Concert

Posted: 08/31/2009 - Jay-Z wants everybody to remember the first responders who answered the call on September 11, 2001.

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Searching for Stryker

Posted: 08/31/2009 - A California woman lost her dog while visiting a friend preparing to deploy to Iraq. Now she says she will stay in Junction City until she finds her beloved German Shepherd.

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Fighting Eases On Myanmar, China Border

Posted: 08/31/2009 - Some of the tens of thousands of refugees who fled to China to escape fighting in Myanmar are beginning to return home as tensions have eased, police said.

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Japan's New Ruling Power Faces Challenges

Posted: 08/31/2009 - Handed a sweeping mandate for change, the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) begins the formidable task of delivering on a laundry list of promises intended to lift the country after its worst recession since World War II.

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