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Kansas Senator Battles Pneumonia

Posted: 08/19/2009 - A spokesperson says Sen. Pat Roberts was diagnosed with pneumonia Monday. He spent Monday night in the hospital, but is now recovering at home.

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Drunk Driving Among Women On Rise

Posted: 08/19/2009 - Calling it a “disturbing trend” Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says that law enforcement will be out in big numbers over the days leading up to the Labor Day holiday to help get those driving under the influence off the roads.

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Government Issues New Guidlines For Flu Season

Updated: 08/19/2009 - Goverenment officials announced new federal guidelines Thursday during a joint news conference to help employers and businesses prepare for and respond to the upcoming flu season.

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Large Carnivorous Plant Discovery

Posted: 08/19/2009 - Botanists believe they have discovered one of the world's largest carnivorous plants in Southeast Asia.

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Kansas Leaders Bringing EPA To Treece

Posted: 08/19/2009 - U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins will lead a delegation from the Environmental Protection Agency on a tour of Treece, Kansas Thursday. Kansas officials want the EPA to see the contamination left behind from a century of mining.

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Robbers Killed In Gunbattle At Kabul Bank

Posted: 08/19/2009 - -- Police stormed a bank and killed three armed robbers Wednesday in Afghanistan's capital after their robbery attempt had escalated into a gun battle with security officers.

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Fort Riley Celebrates Women's Equality

Posted: 08/19/2009 - Army Diversity Director Brig. Gen. Belinda Pinckney was the featured speaker Wednesday at Fort Riley's Women's Equality Day. It commemorates the ratification of the 19th amendment, which guaranteed women in America the right to vote.

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Riverfront Authority Braces For Long Haul While Moving Forward

Posted: 08/19/2009 - The Topeka and Shawnee County Riverfront Authority met Wednesday. They received updates on plans to improve the area along the Kansas River. They also heard from a consultant who reinforced that such projects take time.

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Praise From Doctors, Patients On Health Cooperatives

Posted: 08/19/2009 - Some of the strongest support for health care cooperatives' place in the national effort to reform the nation's health care system comes from those who experience a co-op's care every day: doctors and patients.

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Rock Star Alter Egos Are Growing In Numbers

Posted: 08/19/2009 - Jess Hu is a child care provider from Brooklyn, New York, but for 20 hours a week, she's a rock star. That's how much she estimates she plays the video game "Rock Band."

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Hayden Opens A New Wing

Updated: 08/19/2009 - Students at Hayden High are enjoying a new wing to the school for their Science classes.

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'60 Minutes' Creator Don Hewitt Dead At 86

Posted: 08/19/2009 - Television pioneer and longtime CBS executive Don Hewitt, the creator of "60 Minutes," has died, CBSNews.com reported Wednesday. He was 86.

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Stocks In An Opening Pullback

Posted: 08/19/2009 - Stocks retreated in the early going Wednesday as investors gave a sour response to Hewlett-Packard's quarterly results and forecast, and mulled a steep drop in overseas markets.

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75 Killed, 310 Injured In Baghdad Attacks

Posted: 08/19/2009 - Bombings rocked Baghdad killing 75 people and wounding 310 others, making Wednesday one of the deadliest days since the U.S. handed over security of the country to Iraqis.

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Michael Jackson Doctor: 'I Told The Truth'

Posted: 08/19/2009 - Dr. Conrad Murray, the physician under investigation in the death of singer Michael Jackson, said in a video posted online Tuesday that he has "faith the truth will prevail."

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