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Johnson County Buys New Inmate Buses

Updated: 05/28/2009 - The Johnson County Sheriff's Office has bought two new inmate transport buses with federal money given to house illegal immigrants.

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Dueling Projects Both Use Stimulus Money

Updated: 05/27/2009 - Federal taxpayers may pay twice to rebuild a stretch of highway in Cherokee County because of two groups of spending approved by the Environmental Protection Agency and Kansas Department of Transportation, respectively.

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Man Faces Lighter Sentence for Animal Cruelty

Updated: 05/27/2009 - The wording of state laws punishing animal cruelty could lead to a lighter sentence for a Shawnee man accused of torturing his girlfriend's dog.

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Effort to Improve Clinton Lake Under Way

Updated: 05/27/2009 - Work is under way on a project to stop pollution flowing into Clinton Lake in northeast Kansas with a series of manmade wetlands.

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Gay Marriage Battle to Return to Calif. Ballot

Updated: 05/27/2009 - Gay leaders say they are moving into campaign mode with an eye toward trying to repeal Proposition 8 at the ballot box as early as next year after the state Supreme Court upheld the voter-approved ban on same-sex marriages.

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Push to Confirm First Hispanic to Supreme Court

Updated: 05/27/2009 - The top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday he doesn't foresee a filibuster against Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor, even though GOP lawmakers want to closely scrutinize her legal philosophy.

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Report: North Korea Restarts Nuclear Plant

Updated: 05/27/2009 - North Korea launched a tirade Wednesday against world powers threatening to punish it for conducting its second nuclear test, saying it is not afraid of sanctions and calling South Korea's decision to join an operation to prevent the spread of weapons a declaration of war.

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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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