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New Obama Initiative Seeks Fix To Finance Regs

Updated: 06/17/2009 - Obama's sweeping change of business regulation also embraces new powers for the Federal Reserve and new rules that would reach into currently unregulated regions of the financial markets.

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Kansas State Could Face Another Buyout

Updated: 06/17/2009 - Kansas State University could be required to pay another expensive buyout if it does not reinstate Jim Epps, a deputy athletic director on indefinite administrative leave.

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World Markets Weighed Down By Recovery Concerns

Updated: 06/17/2009 - World stock markets were mostly lower Wednesday ahead of an expected flat opening on Wall Street as investors remained cautious about whether the current pace of economic recovery, particularly in the U.S., justifies the rally seen in stocks since March.

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Shuttle Launch Delayed To July By Hydrogen Leak

Updated: 06/17/2009 - For the second time in four days, a potentially dangerous hydrogen gas leak forced NASA to delay shuttle Endeavour's launch to the international space station, this time until July at the earliest.

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AP source: Same-Sex Partners To Get Fed Benefits

Updated: 06/17/2009 - President Barack Obama, whose gay and lesbian supporters have grown frustrated with his slow movement on their priorities, is extending benefits to same-sex partners of federal employees, a White House official said.

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Iranian Opposition Head Calls For Rally Thursday

Updated: 06/17/2009 - Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi issued a direct challenge to the country's supreme leader and cleric-led system Wednesday, calling for a mass rally to protest disputed election results and violence against his followers.

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Victim Of Motorcycle Accident Identified

Updated: 06/17/2009 - The Shawnee Co. Sheriff's Office says 60-year old Raymond Moresco of Carbondale was killed in a motorcycle accident Tuesday night.

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Children WIth Muscular Dystrophy Head To Camp

Updated: 06/16/2009 - The Muscular Dystrophy Association's annual summer camp is underway near Linwood. Nearly 70 campers from around northeast Kansas and eastern Missouri are attending.

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Junction City Commissioner Asks Peers To Resign

Updated: 06/16/2009 - Controversy brewing in Junction City came to a head Tuesday night, as a City Commissioner asked for the Mayor, Vice Mayor and a fellow Commissioner to resign.

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Car Seat Check At Dillon's

Updated: 06/17/2009 - Safe Kids Shawnee County show parents and care givers how to keep their kids safe while on the road.

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Man Pleads Guilty In Deadly Drunken Driving Crash

Updated: 06/16/2009 - 25-year-old Steven Cummins of Shawnee entered a guilty plea Tuesday in Johnson County District Court to counts of involuntary manslaughter and aggravated battery for a drunk driving crash that killed a French exchange student.

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Governor Seeks Federal Help For Spring Storms

Updated: 06/16/2009 - Gov. Mark Parkinson requested federal assistance to help 28 Kansas counties pay for damage to public infrastructure caused by storms that hit April 25th through May 16th.

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Topeka City Council Meeting

Updated: 06/16/2009 - Before their regularly scheduled city council meeting, council members were briefed on a performance management initiative .

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Armed Maine Woman, 77, Teaches Intruder A Lesson

Updated: 06/16/2009 - After being told by her daughter that a man in their home was an armed intruder, a 77-year-old woman pulled a gun on him and sent him running, according to court documents. The Bangor Daily News reported that family members have been referring to Doris Gatchell of Princeton as "Annie Oakley" after she confronted the man Friday.

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AP Source: Obama To Extend Benefits To Gay Workers

Updated: 06/16/2009 - White House officials say President Barack Obama plans to announce his decision to extend health care and other benefits to the same-sex partners of federal workers on Wednesday in the Oval Office

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Manhattan Storm Damage

Updated: 06/17/2009 - Manhattan residents are recovering from last night's storms.

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Kansas National Guardsmen to Receive Purple Heart Medal

Updated: 06/17/2009 - Three Kansas National Guard Soldiers will be presented the Purple Heart medal at 12 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, in the Manhattan Armory, 721 Levee Drive, Manhattan, Kan. Maj. Gen. Tod Bunting, the adjutant general, will make the presentation.

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Gas Prices On The Rise, Again

Updated: 06/16/2009 - Gas prices are on the rise again. They are up 50 percent since the start of the year, according to AAA.

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