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Austria: Fritzl moved to long-term prison

Updated: 06/03/2009 - An official says Josef Fritzl has been moved to the prison where he will serve his life sentence for imprisoning and repeatedly raping his daughter for 24 years.

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D-Day To Be Marked At Kan. National Guard Museum

Updated: 06/03/2009 - World War II's D-Day invasion will be remembered Saturday with displays and battle re-enactments at the Museum of the Kansas National Guard at Forbes Field.

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Kansas Special Olympic Torch Run

Updated: 06/03/2009 - The torch took off from the Capital of Kansas this morning and will arrive in the Air Capital this Friday.

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Volunteer Honored For 50 Years Of Service

Updated: 06/03/2009 - A man who has given fifty years of his life to the Topeka Rescue Mission was honored Wednesday. Leonard Johnson is the latest Champion of Character Award winner.

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Wichita Investor Disputes Fraud Charges

Updated: 06/03/2009 - A.J. Morris and his wife Glenda, are listed as the victims in nine of 10 securities fraud counts filed against former Wild West owner Thomas Etheredge in April. They sent a letter to the judge defending Etheredge.

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Jobless Rates Jump in Kansas Cities

Updated: 06/03/2009 - The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday that the unemployment rate in Kansas rose to 6.1 percent in April, with 92,700 people out of work.

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Couple to Plead Guilty in Toxic Pet Food Case

Updated: 06/03/2009 - Court documents show Stephen S. Miller. co-owner of ChemNutra Inc., will plead guilty plea at a hearing June 16 to charges of selling Chinese-made wheat gluten tainted with the chemical melamine to pet food makers.

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Man Banned From All NH Dunkin Donuts After Theft

Updated: 06/03/2009 - PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) -- A Portsmouth, N.H., man was given a suspended 60-day jail sentence for stealing an $8.29 bag of coffee - and he's been banned from all the Dunkin' Donuts in town. Matthew Anderson, 20, pleaded guilty Monday to a misdemeanor count of shoplifting. He admitted going into a Dunkin' Donuts, placing two bags of coffee under his shirt, and leaving one behind after an employee confronted him, The Portsmouth Herald reported.

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Slithering 4-foot Snake Surprises Bronx Family

Updated: 06/03/2009 - NEW YORK (AP) -- A nearly 4-foot-long snake that eats rodents has been caught after crawling through a Bronx family's living room where it startled three children. Police said Maria Dominguez called 911 at about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday and said that the yellow rat snake had sneaked into her family's fourth-floor apartment.

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Man Angry at Solicitor Fires Rifle, Hits Own Car

Updated: 06/03/2009 - STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. (AP) -- A door-to-door solicitor apparently rubbed a Michigan man the wrong way, prompting him to grab a rifle and fire two shots - one of which hit his own car. Police said the 20-year-old apparently was intoxicated when the solicitor paid a visit Monday afternoon. In irritation, they said he fired once inside and once outside the suburban Detroit house.

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10,000 Bees Crowd Wing of Plane at Mass. Airport

Updated: 06/03/2009 - DANVERS, Mass. (AP) -- Maybe these bees were too tired to fly for themselves. A gang of honeybees landed on the wing of a plane used for flight school training at Beverly Airport. At first, the 10,000 or so bees swarmed over the left side of the aircraft, then landed on top of the left wing. The owner of the flight center called police, who said to call local bee removal expert Al Wilkins.

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Ex-Cleveland Reporter Red-faced Over Parking Move

Posted: 06/03/2009 - CLEVELAND (AP) -- A former TV investigative reporter in Cleveland has found himself on the other end of embarrassing questions after he tried to grab free parking he wasn't entitled to. Tom Merriman is now an attorney with a Cleveland law firm, but acknowledges he put an old press pass on his dashboard recently to use a parking spot reserved for the media across from the courts building downtown.

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NY Store Owner Gives Would-be Thief $40 and Bread

Updated: 06/03/2009 - GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (AP) -- A rifle-toting convenience store owner said he decided to show mercy on a would-be robber after seeing the man collapse into tears and claim he was only committing the crime to support his starving family.

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US Jazz Rocks Hearts in Algeria

Updated: 06/03/2009 - CONSTANTINE, Algeria (AP) -- Young people climbed up the old marble columns of the hall for a better look at the band. The audience - including girls in headscarves - danced around the gilded balconies to oriental, hip-hop and jazz moves.

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Disney Announces Four-day Fan Expo

Updated: 06/03/2009 - LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Fans can get an early look at "TRON," "Toy Story 3" and Tim Burton's take on "Alice in Wonderland" this fall at Disney's first fan expo.

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Microsoft, Sony Take Aim at Nintendo

Updated: 06/03/2009 - LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Both Microsoft and Sony debuted prototype motion controllers for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, while the only gadget that gaming leader Nintendo unveiled was a device that Wii users can use to check their pulse.

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GM Slashing Dealerships

Updated: 06/03/2009 - WASHINGTON (AP) -- Top executives from General Motors and Chrysler are defending their decision to slash dealerships around the country despite many hardships.

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Ships Struggle Through High Seas To Reach Flight 447 Debris

Updated: 06/03/2009 - FERNANDO DE NORONHA, Brazil (AP) -- Military planes and ships located more debris from an Air France jet on Wednesday, but high seas and heavy winds were slowing the recovery effort and delaying the arrival of crucial deep-water submersibles.

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China Blocks Twitter

Updated: 06/03/2009 - BEIJING (AP) -- Foreign journalists were barred from Beijing's Tiananmen Square on Wednesday as an Internet clampdown that blocked Twitter expanded to include more blogs on the eve of the 20th anniversary of a bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protests.

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